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Sponsorship Program
Request a sponsor: If you would like to request a sponsor, complete the DA Form 5434 Sponsorship Request From and email to if you are unable to email the form, please fax it to (785) 239-7089. Your request will be forwarded to your gaining unit and a sponsor will be assigned to assist you.

To download the In-proccessing Schedule, please click here.
To download the DA Form 5434, please click here.
To download the Sponsorship Checklist sheet, please click here.

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Programs for Redeploying Soldiers
These are applicable for all Soldiers regardless of Component and are available to those either returning from individual augmentation or as part of a unit.

At least ninety days stabilization at home station. Then, upon reassignment, HRC tries not to post the Soldier to another immediately deploying unit.

Deployment Cycle Support (DCS)
In-theater and home station phases; large program with many installation and support agencies involved (medical; chaplain; family services; mental health; garrison; etc.). Legal Services, Family Readjustment and Counseling, and Mental Health all provided.

Community Support
Varies locally, but parades, discounts, and services are commonplace. (Likewise with many national merchandise discount offers--from automobiles to vacations.) Reception and Welcome Home Observances, Award Ceremonies, Combat Patch Recognition, and Appreciation Days are the norm.

Block Leave and Time Off - (MS Word Document)
Local commander's discretion, but most units use. Individual leave granted, often UP the Leave Accrual Program. ARNG Soldiers do not drill for 60 days, and do not have AT.

Disabled Soldiers Support System (DS3)
For special category and severely disabled Soldiers to re-integrate into the community and workplace.

Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) Program
is being pushed by NGB down to company-level.

Army One Source (AOS)
is an information and referral service for all Components and DA Civilians, regardless of installation or location.

Phone Numbers
MEDDAC Company Commander
(785) 239-8612
First Sergeant
(785) 239-2045
Emergency Contacts
(785) 239-7000
(785) 239-7667
Chaplain (Crisis Line)
Hospital Chaplin
Emergency Room
Mental Health Services
AER Help-Line

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IACH FRG Mission
The Family Readiness Group is an organization of spouses and soldiers designed to assist and support family members.

The FRG can...
· Be a point of contact
· Give you information to help you solve problems
· Provide assistance in easing the burdens of separation
· Assist family members in obtaining important information
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This Web site provides an information regarding Irwin Army Community Hospital and its services. Irwin Army community Hospital is a U.S. Army Medical Department hospital. This website is intended for interested members of the public, news media and Army Medical Department beneficiaries.

Irwin Army Community Hospital
600 Caisson Hill Road, Fort Riley, Kansas 66442
(785) 239-7000