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Understanding Veterans Preference

Come learn about Veterans Preference and how it applies to the federal recruitment process Friday, July 22, 1:30-3:30 p.m., in the ACS Training Room (Bldg. 110). Subjects covered will include information on VEOA, VRA, Schedule A and how you can use Veterans preference. RSVP must be made no later than Friday, July 15, by calling 309-782-0829 or emailing usarmy.ria.imcom-central.mbx.usag-acs@mail.mil. Click here for more info.

Submit registration no later than Friday, Oct. 7. Registrations can be email to qcmrad@gmail.com. Additional information is available by calling 563-508-5123. 2016 Midwest Retiree Appreciation Days Registration Form: Click here for more info.

Garrison Commander speaks with local military youth

Col. Kenneth Tauke, Garrison Commander, U.S. Army Garrison Rock Island Arsenal, speaks with local area youth Wednesday, July 6, at the YMCA's Camp Abe Lincoln as part of this year's Military Kids Camp for Youth Impacted by Military Service. The six-day camp was held July 3-8 for youth ages 8-16 whose parent, sibling or other close relative serves in the military — active duty, Guard or Reserves. Activities included swimming, hiking, horseback riding, hands-on workshops, and a Military Day hosted by the Illinois National Guard.

Newcomer’s Orientation and Tour

Are you new to the Arsenal or do you have new employees or service members in your office? Make sure to get them/yourself signed up for our next Newcomer's Orientation and Tour on Thursday, July 28, 8 a.m., at the Arsenal Island Clubhouse. The briefings and info on the tour will include everything a new employee needs to know to successfully transition to the Rock Island Arsenal and the surrounding Quad Cities and make their new home feel like home. This free service includes breakfast & lunch courtesy of our sponsors, Rock Island Arsenal Federal Credit Union & USAA. Space is limited so call 309-782-0829 for more info and to reserve your spots. Click here for more info.

Save The Date

RIA Employment Education Event, Wednesday, Sept. 7, 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

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