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09 UFC 220 Fight Night
Join us at Harborview Lounge for UFC 220 Fight Night!
10 Circuit Challenge
Are you looking for a healthy start to the New Year and new you?! Come challenge yourself with a variety of bodyweight exercises that will be decided by the luck of the draw from a deck of cards. Great prizes will be given away at the end of the challenge!
16 Career Technical Training Track
Director, 61 FSS Ms. Ann Rodrigue
The Career Technical Training Track provides information to plan for career success. Students will assess their skills and identify the right training opportunities to achieve success. Open to all military, military family members and civilians.
Deputy Commander, 61 FSS Maj Kathryn Maitrejean Marketing Director Mr. Steve Rosales Visual Information Specialist Mr. Raymond Coronel Mr. Jacques Humphrey
18 Fleece Tie Blanking Making
Join us for our Fleece Tie Blanket Making class. We will provide the fabric and tools necessary, you will learn to make the blanket and then take home your creation! Snacks will be provided.
Webmaster Mr. Dave Buxton
21 Winter Fun in California
Marketing Clerk Ms. Amber McFerren Ms. Ariel Humphrey Additional photography provided by base Photo Services
Cover Design Mr. Raymond Coronel
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Follow us @61FSS Base & Base Housing Access/ Sponsorship Guidance • Visitors: Sponsor must come to the gate and sponsor their visitor on. • Commercial Deliveries/Services (i.e. Fed Ex, Amazon, Cable, Trash, Newspaper, etc): There is no need for the individual to come to the gate, it can be delivered to the home. • Food Deliveries: Personnel must come pick up their food at the gates. • 100% ID checks are still in effect: This includes all passengers within vehicles; to include military dependents (age 10 or over).
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Directory Base Lodging South Bay Café & Lounge/ Catering Harborview Lounge & Café/ Catering Fitness & Sports Centers Pool School Liaison Officer Education & Training Airman & Family Readiness Center Community Center LA Star Awards Outdoor Recreation Information, Tickets & Travel Youth Programs Child Development Center Family Child Care NAF Human Resources Office 3
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200 N. Douglas Street, El Segundo, CA. 90245
2400 S. Pacific Avenue, San Pedro, CA. 90731
FSS Administration Bldg. 410 (Suite 1-2)..................(310) 653-8557 Harborview Catering Bldg. 403......................................(310) 653-2802 Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. Harborview Lounge & Cafe Bldg. 403......................................(310) 653-2802 Lounge | Friday: 5 p.m. - 12 a.m. Cafe | Friday: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. & 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. Lodging (Air Force Inns) Bldg. 37........................................(310) 653-8296 Monday - Sunday: 6 a.m. - 12 a.m.
South Bay Café & Lounge Bldg. 270............................................(310) 653-1306 • Café Monday - Friday: Breakfast: 6:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Lunch: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Force Development Bldg. 272 (C2-302).....................(310) 653-5358 Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Appointments Preferred
• Lounge Thursday: 3 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Friday: 3 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Honor Guard & Mortuary Affairs Bldg. 272 (C2-335)....................(310) 653-5087 Information, Tickets & Travel AAFES BX.....................................(310) 653-1304 Monday - Friday: 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Closed for Lunch: 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Special Morale & Welfare Funds Private Orgs & Fundraising Bldg. 272 (C2-336)..........................(310) 653-5249
South Bay Catering Bldg. 270............................................(310) 653-1305 Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
T O F TH E E N ACTIVITIES P AI
Pool Bldg. 400.....................................(310) 653-8226
Resource Management Bldg. 272 (C2-336)..........................(310) 653-6040 Monday - Friday: 7 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Fitness & Sports Center Bldg. 286.....................................(310) 653-6771 Monday - Friday: 5 a.m. - 9 p.m. Saturday - Sunday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Picnic Area Reservations Pool Pavilion..............................(310) 653-8226
NAF Human Resources Office Bldg. 272 (C2-308)...............(310) 653-5085/5679 Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
NAF Human Resources Office Bldg. 410 (Suite 3).....................(310) 653-8943 Monday & Friday: 8 am. - 3: 30 p.m.
Customer Service (I.D.) Bldg. 272 (Lobby).....................(310) 653-6556 Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 12 p.m., Walk-ins / Stand-bys Monday - Friday: 12 p.m. - 3:30 p.m., Appointments
Marketing Bldg. 272 (C2-336)....................(310) 653-5334 Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
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Base Operator...(310) 653-1110
Fitness & Sports Center Bldg. 425 (2nd Floor).................(310) 653-8361 Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Club Membership Services Bldg. 270......................................(310) 653-1306 Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
LA Star Awards Printing & Engraving Services Bldg. 272 (C2-336)....................(310) 653-5334 Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Family Child Care Bldg. 410..........................(310) 653-6802/8632
Child Development Center Bldg. 281......................................(310) 653-6800 Monday - Friday: 6:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Outdoor Recreation / Equipment Rentals / Information, Tickets & Travel Bldg. 403 .........................(310) 653-8225/8226 Monday & Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Tuesday - Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Career Development & Force Management Bldg. 272 (C2-211)....................(310) 653-6556 Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
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Community Center Bldg. 403..........................(310) 653-8341/8343 Monday - Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Airman & Family Readiness Center Bldg. 272 (C1-209).....................(310) 653-5428 Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
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Airman & Family Readiness Annex Bldg. 410......................................(310) 653-5428 Monday: 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Friday: 9 a.m. - Noon
Base Security Forces...(310) 653-5664
Tierra Vista ...(877) 830-0611
Youth Programs Bldg. 425........................................(310) 653-8383 • Open Recreation Summer Hours Monday - Friday: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m. • School Age Program Bldg. 425................................(310) 653-8383 Monday - Friday: 6 a.m. - 6 p.m.
• Federal Holidays: All 61 FSS facilities will be closed on Federal Holidays with the exception of Lodging. Closure of Food/Lounge operations will be determined on a case-by-case basis & advertised separately. • Family Days: All 61 FSS facilities will be closed on Family Days with the exception of Lodging & the Fitness Centers will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closure of Food/Lounge operations will be determined on a case-by-case basis & advertised separately. • Training Days (1st Thur of every month): The FSS Military Personnel Flight (Customer Service/I.D. Section, Career Development, Force Management & NAF Human Resources), Force Development Flight (Education & Training), A&FRC, Marketing, L.A. Star Awards and Resource Management will be closed every 1st Thursday of the month for training.
Base Intro p16
Passport to Manhood p25
Smart Girls p25
New Year, New You Circuit Challenge p10
Base-Wide Workout 4 pm - 6 pm Base Gym Turf Field POC: Lt Geerts, ext. 2167
10 Personal Financial Basics p15
Intramural Basketball Meeting p10
Stepmill Challenge p10 Pre-Separation Counseling p16
Pre-Separation Counseling p16
Ten Steps to a Federal Job p17
Military Caregiver Peer Forum p17
16 MLK 5K p10
PAB Meeting p24
We Own Friday Nights p25
Fleece Tie Blanket Making p18
UFC Fight Night p9
Career Technical Training Track p16
Managing Your Move p17
Transition GPS (TAP) Mandatory Prerequisite: Pre-Separation Brief p16
FREE Club Member Breakfast p8
Torch Club Bonfire p24
CC / Outdoor Rec
A&FRC / SLO
Explorer Club p25
Youth Karate p25
Torch Club p25
Youth Karate p25 Fine Arts Program p25
Guitar/Music Lessons p25
Keystone Club p25 Cooking to Music p25
Tae Kwon Do Instruction p25
Computer Instruction p25
Deployment Readiness p16
Running Group p10
Tae Kwon Do Instruction p25
Kids Konnection p18
Weekly Reoccurring Events
Youth Programs / CDC
I long to live on your fridge!
LODGING Fort MacArthur (Bldg. 37) 2400 S. Pacific Ave. 37 Patton Quadrangle San Pedro, CA 90731
Fort MacArthur Inn is the lodging operation for Los Angeles AFB. It is located in the city of San Pedro, 20 miles south of LA AFB and offers 72 non-smoking units. We strive to ensure our guests have a clean, comfortable room to guarantee a good night’s rest and a pleasant stay.
For reservations, call or email: (310) 653-8296 FortMacArthurInn@gmail.com or DoDLodging.net
Space-Available reservations can be made up to 120 days in advance, depending on the base occupancy and at the lodging managers’ discretion. Space-A reservations for TLF can only be made up to 30 days in advance in accordance to AFI 34-135 Table 3.5. A confirmed reservation may not guarantee a specific room type.
7 Days a Week: 6 a.m. - 12 10 a.m. p.m. Check-in: 3 p.m. Check-out: 11 a.m.
NO PET LEFT BEHIND! WE HAVE PET FRIENDLY LARGE TEMPORARY LODGING FACILITIES (TLF) AVAILABLE!
Room Rates • Visiting Officer Quarter/Visiting Quarter (VOQ/VQ) $60 • Temporary Lodging Facility (TLF) $63 • Large TLF (3 Bedrooms & more) $63 *Pet-friendly units available for $10/night extra
• Distinguished VOQ/VQ $69 • Large Distinguished VOQ $75 Rates and availability may be subject to change and limitations
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LARGE TLF 4 VISIT US ONLINE. View additional photos at www.LAAFBForceSupport.com
SOUTH BAY CAFE & LOUNGE AT EL SEGUNDO South Bay Cafe & Lounge (Bldg. 270) Monday - Friday Breakfast: 6:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Lunch: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Lounge Hours: Thursday: 3 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Friday: 3 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Club Member Services (Bldg. 270) (310) 653-1306 Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. The South Bay Café is proud to serve quality meals, provide friendly service, and monthly events and programs to the LA AFB community. Breakfast and lunch is served daily and offers hot-line foods, special orders and made-to-order sandwiches, and assorted beverages. Catering services are also available for special functions such as promotions or retirements. Call (310) 653-2802 for more information.
Closed: January 1, 2, 12 & 15 January 12 Hot Line Closed
Tuesday, January 9, 7 a.m. – 9 a.m. Club Member Breakfast served inside the South Bay Lounge.
Experience the value of Club Membership! When you become an Air Force Club member, the benefits are exponential! The more you visit, the more benefits you enjoy. These benefits are offered at your Los Angeles AFB Club.
• $1.00 Off Meal Purchase of $4.00 or More • Free Food at Select Events • Free Birthday Meal During Birthday Month • Discounts to Select FSS Events • 10% Off Catering Food Purchases • Free Entry to Club Events • Member Only Contests • Annual Scholarship Program • Free Club Dues to Widows of Military Personnel • Free Club Dues to 100% Disabled Vets
Signing up to be a club member is easy! Even better, there is no longer a credit card requirement to join. Sign up by visiting LAAFBForceSupport.com/AF-Club-Membership 8
HARBORVIEW LOUNGE & CAFE AT FORT MACARTHUR Harborview Lounge & Cafe (Bldg. 403) (Located inside the Community Center) (310) 653-2802 Cafe Hours: Friday: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. & 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. Lounge Hours: Friday: 5 p.m. - 12 a.m. *Limited Menu Items Available From 5 p.m. - 8 p.m.
The Harborview Lounge offers relaxing views, friendly service, and monthly events and programs to the Fort MacArthur community. Join us on Friday Nights for DJ entertainment, drinks, cocktails, billiards, dancing and more. Limited food items such as sandwich wraps, pizza, sliders, and salads are offered only on Fridays. Catering services are also available for special functions such as promotions or retirements. Call (310) 653-2802 for more information.
FITNESS & SPORT CENTERS El Segundo (Bldg. 286) (310) 653-6771 Monday - Friday: 5 a.m. - 9 p.m. Saturday & Sunday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. 24-hour access available - Registration required Fort MacArthur (Bldg. 425) (310) 653-8361 Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. Saturday & Sunday: Closed 24-hour access available - Registration required
Our facilities are fully equipped and free of charge. Friendly fitness staff are standing by to assist with any fitness or sports related questions. Military, Dependents, DoD Civilians & Aerospace employees are eligible to access both fitness centers. Ask About: Incentive Programs, Military Fitness Testing (310) 653-6771, Intramural & Varsity Sports Must Know Rules: 100% ID check at all times & Wear proper attire
Closed: January 1 & 15; Open January 2: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Group Fitness & Aerobics
Visit us online at www.laafbforcesupport.com for the most up-to-date schedule of our courses. Courses are FREE. No pre-registration required. Instructor and class content are subject to change.
Log your miles all month long. Participant with the most miles wins a prize. * Health Promotions Fitness Improvement Program (FIP)
NEW YEAR, NEW YOU
CIRCUIT CHALLENGE Intramural Basketball Meeting
Wednesday, January 4, 2 p.m. - 3 p.m. Location: El Segundo Gym Join us to discuss the upcoming season, bylaws, scheduling and team roster. Letters of Intent (LOI) are due at this meeting.
New Year, New You Circuit Challenge
Wednesday, January 10, 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. Location: El Segundo Sports Field Are you looking for a healthy start to the New Year and new you?! Come challenge yourself with a variety of bodyweight exercises that will be decided by the luck of the draw from a deck of cards. Great prizes will be given away at the end of the challenge!
MLK 5K Run/Walk
Wednesday, January 17, 12 p.m. â€“ 1 p.m. Location: El Segundo Track Come compete for some great prizes at this 5K. Top Male and Female and the individual with the closest estimated time. Watches and timers will not be allowed during this event due to the prize for the estimated time. 10
Wednesdays, 6:30 a.m. - 7:30 a.m. Location: Live Oak Park, Manhattan Beach (1601 N.V alley Dr.) Interested in getting together for group runs to help with staying healthy, keeping fit, training for that up coming 5k or P.F.T? Join us Wednesday mornings at Manhattan Beach and enjoy a beautiful run along the beach.
Trek Across America & California
All of January Trek Across America & California are self paced programs that allow individuals to be rewarded when the goal is achieved. The program is based on the honor system and is a year round program. There are worksheets located in a folder by the front desk at the El Segundo and Fort MacArthur Fitness Centers to keep track of your mileage. Prizes are given when you reach highlighted landmarks along the map. If you participate in the Trek across California, you can transfer your mileage to the USA Trek but prizes will start from Amarillo, Texas. Modes ofBench travel can be achieved through the following20, exercises: Press Competition â€˘ December 2017 Treadmill, Bike, Stepper, Cross Trainer, Rower & Run/Walk
Temperatures outside may be cool... Fort MacArthur (Bldg. 400) (310) 653-8226 WINTER HOURS: November - April Saturday & Sunday Only: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m. 61FSS.ODR@us.af.mil The Fort MacArthur swimming pool is open to all base members and Tierra Vista housing residents. Features include: • • •
Heated Pool Water Spray Park Dedicated 25 Yard Lap-Swim Area
Direct any questions or concerns to 61st Force Support Squadron Outdoor Recreation Management located at the Community Center. Admission is FREE everyday
November - April
Saturdays & Sundays Only: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m.
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SCHOOL LIAISON OFFICER Fort MacArthur (Bldg. 410 Suite 4) (310) 653-8631 Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday: 8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Friday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. El Segundo (Bldg. 272, Room C1-209) (310) 653-5428 or (310) 653-8631 Monday: 8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. 61FSS.SLO@us.af.mil www.laafbforcesupport.com/family/slo
Do you have questions about enrolling your child in school? The Los Angeles Air Force Base School Liaison Officer (SLO) is here to help you find the answers you need. The average military family moves 9 to 12 times throughout K-12 education. With each move, military children face many school-related challenges. The School Liaison Officer is your advocate. California schools are responsible for California State learning standards. Each school’s academic performance Index (API) and climate survey can be found at http://dq.cde.ca.gov/dataquest/
Closed: January 1, 2 & 15 Closed every 1st Thursday of the month for training
SLO Distribution List If you would like your name placed on the School Liaison Officer (SLO) distribution list for the upcoming events such as the toy workshop, scholarships, academic recognition, magnet and charter school deadlines, laws affecting military connected students’ programs and funding, etc. Please email your name, phone number, email address and whether your student is in elementary, middle or high school to SLO at email@example.com
Military Interstate Compact What Is the Compact? The Compact provides for the uniform treatment of military children transferring between school districts and states. It was developed by the Council of State Governments’ National Center for Interstate Compacts, the Department of Defense, national associations, federal and state officials, departments of education, school administrators and military families. http://mic3.net/pages/FAQ/faq_indexnew.aspx
Homework Support for Military Families Online homework tutoring available to all military families at http://military.tutor.com/home
Incoming and Outgoing Permit Open Season If you would like information on school enrollment for traditional public schools, private schools, home schools, magnate schools, and charter schools please visit the following link http://www.laafbforcesupport.com/family/slo
On April 20, 2017, Senate Bill 455 authored by Senator Josh Newman (D-Fullerton), passed the Senate with bipartisan unanimous support. SB 455 allows all military families to benefit from pretransfer enrollment by clarifying that children of military parents can transfer to any school district where they will be residing, so long as they provide proof of residence within 10 days of the prescribed date of the parent’s Permanent Change of Station Orders.
Parents please remind your child’s school that Impact Aid Application Opens Season: November 1 Deadline: January 31. For additional Information please contact or visit the web site below. Contact: (202) 260-2206 or Impact.Aid@ed.gov http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/oese/impactaid/programs.html
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El Segundo (Bldg. 272, C2-302) (310) 653-5358 Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. firstname.lastname@example.org
The My Career Advancement Account Scholarship is a workforce development program that provides up to $4,000 of tuition assistance to eligible military spouses.
Closed: January 1, 2 & 15 Closed every 1st Thursday of the month for training The Education & Training section’s friendly staff are here to assist with any higher education related questions. Some of the services we offer include: • • • • • • •
Formal Training Civilian Training APDP Training GRE/GMAT/PRAXIS Reimbursement PME/CLEP/DSST Testing WAPS/AFOQT/DLPT/TBAS Testing MilTA/Education Counseling/GI Bill/ Scholarship Information • TAP Higher Education: Separation/ Retirement
$4,000 To download the Fact Sheet, visit LAAFBForceSupport.com/ForceDevelopment For additional information, visit https://aiportal.acc.af.mil/mycaa
Spring 1: January 8 - March 9, 2018 Approved CCAF Classes for Spring 1 ECON 2020 (Principles of Microeconomics & ENGL 1030 (Intro to Literature)
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AIRMAN & FAMILY READINESS CENTER El Segundo (Bldg. 272, C1-209) (310) 653-5428 Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Fort MacArthur (Bldg. 410) By Appointment Closed every 1st Thursday of the month for training. Closed: January 1, 2 & 15
Our team provides comprehensive work/life consultations, workshops, seminars and information. Let us help with financial planning, employment, parenting & marriage enhancement, deployment, K-12 education, special needs support, casualty assistance, and relocation services. Supporting Airmen & their families, civilian employees & retirees. Non-Network Online Access Computer Lounge
Los Angeles AFB Airman & Family Readiness Center
January 25 - 26, 8 a.m. â€“ 4 p.m. Location: Bldg. 272, C2-208 The Career Technical Training Track provides information to plan for career success. Students will assess their skills and identify the right training opportunities to achieve success. Open to all military, military family members and civilians.
Casualty Assistance Office
This office provides dignified and compassionate assistance to survivors of deceased active duty and retired Air Force members.
Personal Financial Counselor
Military personnel can call Ms. Deborah Ellis at 505-231-3491 to discuss financial issues.
Military/Civilian Base INTRO-Program
Monday, January 8, 11:45 a.m. - 4 p.m. Location: Bldg. 270, Daedalian Room During this monthly program, speakers from different units on base welcome and inform newcomers of the unique aspects of LA AFB and the Los Angeles area.
January 3 (Wednesday), January 16 (Tuesday), 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. Location: Bldg. 272, C2-203 Are you separating or retiring? Fulfill your pre-separation briefing requirement at this briefing.
Tuesdays, January 3, 9, 16, 23 & 30, 8:30 a.m. - 11 a.m. Location: Bldg. 272, C1-209 Required for all military that are separating or retiring. By appointment only.
Wednesdays, January 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31, 1 p.m. - 2 p.m. Location: Bldg. 272, C2-203 This workshop will give you tips on how to prepare yourself and family members while you are deployed.
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Transition GPS (Goals, Plans, Success)
January 8-12, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Location: Bldg. 272, C2-201/202 Transition GPS is mandatory for all separating and retiring military members. The five-day format covers a broad range of topics from financial planning to job search, plus VA benefits. Pre-separation counseling is mandatory before attending Transition GPS. Spouses are highly encouraged to attend.
Personal Financial Basics
Thursday, January 11, 1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Location: Bldg. 272, C2-203 This is a mandatory class for all O1 & O2 who are new to Los Angeles Air Force Base. All military and civilians may attend. Learn budgetary basics, saving tips, and how to survive in this high cost area.
MANAGING YOUR MOVE
Military Caregiver Peer Forum
Tuesday, January 16, 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. Location: Fort MacArthur Community Center Join us in a conversation with your peers at the Military Caregiver PEER Forum (Personalized Experiences, Engagement and Resources). Connect with other military caregivers; Learn more about issues impacting your day-to-day life; and Share stories and resources in a safe environment facilitated by Military Family Life Counselors.
Managing Your Move
Thursday, January 18, 1p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Location: Bldg 272, C1-203 Get good advice on planning your next PCS from the Clinic, Traffic Management and Finance.
Ten Steps to a Federal Job
PERSONAL FINANCIAL BASICS
Tuesday, January 30, 8 am – 12 pm Location: Bldg. 272, C2-203 Learn the ins and outs of applying for a federal job, including analyzing vacancy announcements, formatting your resume, and writing dynamic KSAs (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities).
Coverage for your uniforms, gear and more with special benefits for military members. Worldwide coverage for your personal belongings.1 No deductible on military gear or equipment.2 Insurance billing to match your military pay dates.3
USAA.COM/RENTERS or 800-531-8521 Paid ad. No federal endorsement of advertiser is intended. 1 Availability of renters insurance to residents of another country is limited to qualified members. 2 For loss due to a covered peril of military uniforms or equipment owned by you, and when the loss occurs while you are on active or reserve duty, no deductible will be applied. 3 Restrictions may apply to installment payment options. Membership eligibility and product restrictions apply and are subject to change. Renters insurance provided by United Services Automobile Association, USAA Casualty Insurance Company, USAA General Indemnity Company, Garrison Property and Casualty Insurance Company, and USAA Limited (Europe), San Antonio, TX and is available only to persons eligible for P&C group membership. Each company has sole financial responsibility for its own products. © 2016 USAA. 235756-1016-AF
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Fort MacArthur (Bldg. 403) (310) 653-8341/8343 Monday - Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Multi-purpose 22,000 sq. ft. facility offering magnificent views of the Pacific Ocean. Located at historic Fort MacArthur, San Pedro. We offer a number of rooms for scheduling meetings, socials and special events. Fort Mac Community Center
Closed: January 1, 2 & 15
January 19, 7pm - 9pm $35 (Register Now) Need to stay warm for the winter? Looking for a great handmade gift for a friend or relative? Want to develop your arts and craft skills? Join us for our Fleece Tie Blanket Making class. We will provide the fabric and tools necessary, you will learn to make the blanket and then take home your creation! Snacks will be provided.
Tuesdays, Jan 9, 16, 23, and 30 in the Southwest Room Come enjoy time with your little ones under 5 years of age, with this self-directed/interactive program at the Community Center every Tuesday. Educational toys and artistic supplies are available for your childâ€™s enjoyment. Parents must accompany children at all times.
Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Need to work on your resume or send some emails, but donâ€™t have access to a computer? Or do you need Wi-Fi for your portable device? The Community Center has you covered. The Cyber Zone has 3 iMac computers and an available Wi-Fi hot spot for personal and portable devices. First come, first serve basis.
Party Room Reservations
Available Fridays only, 6 p.m. - 11 p.m. The Community Center is excited to make space available for Potluck Party Rooms. Rooms are available for adult use only (baby showers, anniversary parties, organizational functions, etc). Harborview Lounge will be open to serve your needs (no outside alcohol permitted). Reservations can be made up to 2 months in advance. Blackout dates may apply. Reservations can be made up to 2 months in advance. Blackout dates may apply. Security deposit is refundable. Must be 21 or older.
50 and under
We are looking for a dance instructor to teach early childhood dance classes age 2-5 years. Please contact the Community Center at (310) 653-8341 for additional information. Please submit resumes to email@example.com
El Segundo (Bldg. 272, C2-336) (310) 653-5334 Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Home of the Hollywood Star, LA Star Awards is your one stop shop for printing and engraving services as well as awards, trophies, gifts and more. Ask us about the following:
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Closed every 1st Thursday of the month for training Closed: January 1, 2 & 15
Hollywood Stars Wooden Plaques Custom Design Engraved Plate
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Poster Printing* Banner Printing* Crystal Awards Trophies
• Coin Holders • Business Cards • and so much more!
WOOD COIN HOLDER
With Wooden Logo Only $45 With Large Plate, No Wooden Logo $50 With Small Plate & Wooden Logo $55
BUSINESS CARDS 150 Quantity $35 250 Quantity $40 500 Quantity $60 1,000 Quantity $90
CUSTOM DESIGN PLAQUE 14" x 11" $48 20" x 16" $65
30oz. POLAR CAMEL CALIFORNIA DREAMIN' PLAQUE 14" x 11" $38 20" x 16" $55
30oz $25 30oz With Engraving $35
20oz. POLAR CAMEL 20oz $20 20oz With Engraving $30
Limited Quantities. While Supplies Last! *Does not include engraving.
17oz Stainless Steel Water Bottle
7" Clear Crystal Round Shooting Star
Ceramic Mug Available in Blue, Green & Orange
OUTDOOR RECREATION Fort MacArthur (Bldg. 403) (310) 653-8225/8226 Monday & Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Tuesday - Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. 61FSS.ODR@us.af.mil
Outdoor Recreation is your one-stop center for year-round Southern California outdoor fun and adventure. Our experienced staff are devoted to bringing you exciting recreation opportunities, a wide variety of equipment rentals, guided adventures and discount tickets to area attractions. Outdoor Recreation Los Angeles Air Force Base
Closed: January 1, 2 & 15
**TRAILERS 4x8 Utility w/ sides Flat Bed 6x12 Kayak
Day Weekend Week 15.00 23.00 80.00 30.00 45.00 90.00 15.00 25.00 60.00
**BBQ'S 6' Rotisserie BBQ 6' Double Wide BBQ 7' Double Wide BBQ 8' Double Wide BBQ
Day Weekend Week 55.00 65.00 220.00 55.00 65.00 220.00 60.00 70.00 240.00 65.00 75.00 260.00
CAMPING EQUIPMENT Day Weekend Week 8.00 Camping Chairs 2.00 3.00 16.00 Cooler (100 qt.) 4.00 6.00 Cooler w/ wheels (60 qt.) 5.00 7.50 20.00 Cots 3.00 4.50 12.00 Dispenser ( 5 gal.) 2.50 3.75 10.00 Dispenser (10 gal.) 2.50 5.25 14.00 Family Cook Set 3.00 4.50 12.00 Lantern 4.00 6.00 16.00
WATER SPORTS *** Stand Up Paddleboard **Kayak (1-Man Ocean) **Kayak (2-Man Ocean) **Kayak (Hobie Mirage 13') Life Jacket Surfboard Wet Suit
Day Weekend Week 15.00 35.00 50.00 10.00 15.00 40.00 15.00 22.50 60.00 25.00 35.00 100.00 1.00 1.50 4.00 8.00 12.00 32.00 4.00 10.50 28.00
FORT MAC BBQ PICNIC AREA **Picnic Park w/ Cabana (by pool) Party Groups of 50 & Under 50.00 Party Groups of 51 to 100 People 75.00 Fort Mac BBQ Picnic Area requires a security deposit which will be returned if the area and restrooms are left clean and trash is disposed in dumpsters provided. All Items are first come, first-served. Reservations on some items may be made up to 2 months in advance.
Sleeping Bag Sleeping Bag (Mummy) Fleece Liner Stove (2 Burner) Tent (3-Man) Therma Rest (2" Blue) Therma Rest (2.5" Blue) Therma Rest (3" Black)
Day Weekend Week 4.00 6.00 16.00 6.00 9.00 24.00 1.00 1.50 4.00 3.00 4.50 12.00 7.00 10.50 28.00 2.50 3.75 10.00 3.00 4.50 12.00 4.00 6.00 16.00
**PARTY PACKAGE MAKE YOUR RENTAL A PARTY PACKAGE AT NO ADDITIONAL COST PARTY PACKAGE INCLUDES: The Jumper / Inflatable selected, (4) 6' folding tables, and (20) folding chairs
MISCELLANEOUS EQUIPMENT *Cotton Candy Machine *Snow Cone Machine *Popcorn Machine *Hot Dog Machine 5' Folding Table 6' Folding Table 8' Folding Table Folding Chairs Canopy 10' x 10' Cornhole Tug of War Rope
Day Weekend Week 35.00 45.00 140.00 35.00 45.00 140.00 35.00 45.00 140.00 35.00 45.00 140.00 3.00 3.00 12.00 4.00 4.00 16.00 5.00 5.00 20.00 1.00 1.00 4.00 17.00 20.00 68.00 10.00 15.00 40.00 10.00 15.00 40.00
**JUMPERS / INFLATABLES Day Weekend Week Flat Bouncer Cart 5.00 7.50 20.00 Turtle (13x13) 50.00 75.00 200.00 Castle (15x15) 55.00 80.00 220.00 Western (15x15) 55.00 80.00 220.00 Sport Arena (15x15) 55.00 80.00 220.00 Tiger (16x28) 60.00 85.00 240.00 Euro Castle (18x17) 60.00 85.00 240.00 Castle w/ Slide (15x15) 60.00 85.00 240.00 Sport Arena w/ Slide 60.00 85.00 240.00 Jungle w/ Slide 60.00 85.00 240.00 Crayon w/ Slide 60.00 85.00 240.00 Princess Castle w/ Slide 60.00 85.00 240.00 Wizard Castle w/ Slide 60.00 85.00 240.00 Western w/ Slide 60.00 85.00 240.00 Farmland (19x16) 65.00 85.00 260.00 Pricing is subject to change at any time. Items with * require a Deposit: *$25 Deposit **$50 Deposit ***$100 Deposit
INFORMATION TICKETS & TRAVEL El Segundo (AAFES BX) (310) 653-1304 Monday - Friday: 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Closed for Lunch: 1 - 2 p.m.
Discount tickets to theme parks, area attractions, hotels and more! Tickets & Tours is now located in the AAFES BX next to the furniture store. E-ticket sales are also available at Fort MacArthur. Visit Outdoor Recreation located inside the Community Center in building 403 across from the base swimming pool.
Fort MacArthur (Bldg. 403) (310) 653-8225/8226 Monday & Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Tuesday - Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Closed: January 1, 2 & 15
ADULT: $46.50 CHILD: $37.75
ADULT: $85.75 CHILD: $75.75
Pricing varies per day
Offers Great Buffets & Casual Dining for HALF PRICE! PLUS 2 Bonus Show Discounts! 22
ADULT: $90-$110 CHILD: $74-$109
Receive 15% Off the Best Available Rate at any Choice Hotel!
Disney Military Salute Tickets
El1. Segundo Click on Best Available Rate Fort MacArthur ITT The Exchange Building Community 2. Click Special Rate/Corp ID and enter baseCenter ID#:00230120 (310) 653-1304 (310) 653-8226 3. The selected rate is a Preferred Customer rate (SC15 Rate)
Knott's Berry Farm
Adult Child (3-11)
Adult $47.40 Child (3-11) $43.50 Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament Reservations Required: 1-888-WE JOUST (935-6878) Adult $42.50 Child (under 12) $34.50
1-Day Adult $90.00-111.00 1-Day Child (3-9) $74.00-109.00 9-Month Pass $109.00
$62.67 $37.41 $105-116.00 $99-110.00 $129.00
SAN DIEGO ATTRACTIONS
San Diego Zoo & Safari Park Active Duty get FREE admission once per year 1-Day Adult $42.25 $52.00 1-Day Child (3-11) $34.25 $42.00 Includes bus tour, express tour, and Skyfari tram Safari Park Adult $42.25 $52.00 Safari Park Child (3-11) $34.25 $42.00 Includes Journey Into Africa and Conservation Carousel 2-Day Zoo/Safari Hopper Adult $82.00 $90.00 Child (3-11) $71.25 $73.00 Legoland 1-Day Legoland $59.75 $95.00 2-Day Legoland + SeaLife 2-Day Legoland + Water Park 3-Day Resort Hopper Resort Membership Standard Resort Membership Premium
$69.75 $69.75 $75.00 $137.25 $175.00
$113.00 $116.00 $238.00 $189.00 $269.00
Sea World San Diego Active Duty + 3 dependents get FREE admission once per year 1-Day Adult $72.00 89.99 1-Day Child (3-9) $69.00 89.99 MOVIE TICKETS OUR PRICE Door Price AMC Black $12.50 $15.00 AMC Snacks: Small Popcorn $4.50 $5.75 AMC Snacks: Small Drink $4.50 $4.25
Limit 6 per household
Book On-Line at www.choicehotels.com
LOCAL ATTRACTIONS Aquarium of the Pacific
*Gate prices listed are for Regular Admission Value, Regular and Peak are dependent upon the day
Disney 3-Day Military Salute 2017: restrictions All Tickets $154.25 $157.00 Disney 4-Day Military Salute 2017: restrictions All Tickets $178.25 $181.00 Disneyland or California Adventure: 1-Day 1-Park Only
Adult Child (3-9)
Adult Child (3-9) Disney 2-day Non-Hopper Adult Child (3-9) Disney 2-day Hopper Adult Child (3-9) Disney 3-day Non-Hopper Adult Child (3-9) Disney 3-day Hopper Adult Child (3-9) Disney 4-Day Non-Hopper
Sea W Act
Adult $317.10 $302.90 Child (3-9) Disney 5-Day Non-Hopper Adult $288.75 $274.60 Child (3-9) Disney 5-Day Hopper Adult $331.30 $317.10 Child (3-9) Disney 3-Day Military Salute 2018: restrictions All Tickets $165.00 Disney 4-Day Military Salute 2018: restrictions All Tickets $185.00
Disney 1-Day Hopper
Adult Child (3-9) Disney 4-Day Hopper
WALT DISNEY WORLD
$305.00 $290.00 $350.00 $335.00 $168.00 $188.00
$207.00 Military 4-Day Hopper Military 5-Day Hopper $222.00 Come in or call our office for other ticket options! Disney World Tickets must be ordered in advance
Pricing is subject to change by attractions at any time without advance notice. Call the ITT office to verify pricing. No exchanges or refunds, no exceptions.
YOUTH PROGRAMS Fort MacArthur (Bldg. 425) (310) 653-8383 Open Recreation During School (Jan. 8-31) Monday - Thursday: 3 p.m. - 7 p.m. Friday: 3 p.m. - 8 p.m. Open Recreation School Break (Jan. 3-5) 12 p.m. - 6 p.m. School Age Program Monday - Friday: 6 a.m. - 6 p.m. Closed: January 1, 2 & 15
Youth Programs supports dependents of active duty military, retired military, active reservists, DoD personnel, and those living on base with a current contract with Tierra Vista. Youth Programs provides age appropriate activities, classes, trips, and events for youth ages 5-18 years. *Open Recreation Program may be closed due to field trip/ events. Please call Youth Programs for more information. LAAFB Youth Programs
Tuesday, 9 January
5:30 p.m. â€“ 7 p.m.
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Free for Members
Wednesday, January 17 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.
Location: Child Development Center, El Segundo If your child/youth participates in School Age Program, Open Recreation, Home School Club, or Explorer Club, we invite you to be a part of the discussion.
Explorer Club (Ages 5-8) School Age Care (Ages 5-12)
Before and After School Program provides age-appropriate child care with quality programming, youth activities and events. Clubs, Activities, and USDA approved meals and snacks are offered. Transportation to and from select schools is available. The program focuses on team building, cognitive growth, and development of social awareness and problem solving skills. The staff offers homework support to youth enrolled in the School Age Program.
Open Recreation Program Nine Plus & Teens (Ages 9-18)
This program provides recreational options for all dependents of active duty, retired military, DoD employees, and contractors living on base under a Tierra Vista lease contract. Youth must have current membership and be between 9-18 years of age. Community service programs, clubs, and classes are offered with focus on recreational activities, cognitive challenges, and team building. $30 per year
Transportation Program (Ages 9-18)
Youth Program members are eligible for transportation to and from select schools: Leland Elementary, Point Fermin Elementary, White Point Elementary, Dana Middle School, and Port of Los Angeles High School. Upon return, registered youth may enjoy our Open Recreation Program, or go directly home. $50 per week *Note: Participation in the transportation program does not automatically register youth for after school activities. Youth must be enrolled in Open Recreation and other programming separately.
Congressional Award Opportunities
The Congressional Award is the United States Congress’ award for young Americans. It is non-partisan, voluntary, and non-competitive. The program is open to all 14 to 23 year-olds. Participants earn Bronze, Silver, and Gold Congressional Award Certificates and Bronze, Silver, and Gold Congressional Award Medals. Each level involves setting goals in four program areas: Volunteer Public Service, Personal Development, Physical Fitness, and Expedition/Exploration. For more information visit http://congressionalaward.org or contact Youth Programs (310) 653-8383
Mondays, January 8, 22 & 29, 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Weekly activities geared toward 5-8 years old. Activities may include art, cooking and fitness.
Smart Girls (Ages 9-12) Monday, January 22, 4 p.m. - 5 p.m. Learn “Smart Girl” skills to be the best you can be! Permission slips are required to participate in classes. Passport to Manhood (Ages 11-14)
Monday, January 29, 4 p.m. - 5 p.m. Come learn about what it takes to earn the “Passport to Manhood”. Permission slips required to participate in the class.
Torch Club (Ages 9-12)
Tuesdays, January 16, 23 & 30, 4 p.m. - 5 p.m. Torch Club encourages community service, individual growth, and companionship. Join us weekly to become greater than yourself!
Fine Arts Program (Ages 9-18)
Wednesdays, January 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31, 4 p.m. - 5 p.m. Explore your inner creativity and learn new skills.
Computer Instruction (Ages 5-8)
Wednesdays, January 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31, 4 p.m. - 5 p.m. Computer instruction will be available to assist you in becoming proficient with computer programs and associated technology. Classes will assist with personal academic performance and competitiveness in global workforce opportunities. First come, first serve basis.
Guitar/Music Lessons (Ages: 9-18)
Thursday, January 4, 3 p.m.- 6 p.m. Thursdays, January 11, 18, & 25, 4 p.m.- 7 p.m. Are you interested in learning to play the guitar? Join us on Thursdays to learn the skills requires to perform and improvise on the guitar. Guitars provided during lesson, but students are encouraged to bring their own so they can practice at home. After guitar, come jam with us and learn about what it takes to be in a band.
We Own Friday Night (Ages 9-18)
Friday, January 19, 4 p.m. - 5 p.m. Discover the best thing about Friday nights at Youth Programs!
Youth Karate (Ages 5-14)
Keystone Club (Ages 13-18)
Mondays & Wednesdays, 5 p.m. - 6 p.m. Join in the fun, learn the fundamentals of Karate with Sensei Jerome. Youth 8 years and under must be accompanied by an adult.
Fridays, January 5, 12, 19 & 26, 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. Keystone Club encourages community service, individual growth, and companionship. Join us weekly and become a great leader, join Keystone today!
Tae Kwon Do Instruction (Ages 6 and older)
Cooking to Music (Ages 9-18)
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m. Fort MacArthur Fitness Center Tae Kwon Do is a Korean Martial Art, which focuses on hand and foot techniques that neutralize attacks and provide a means of protecting both yourself and your loved ones. The practice and employment of these techniques is governed by the Five Tenets: Courtesy, Integrity, Self-Control, Perseverance and Indomitable Spirit. The program is “Family Style” meaning that it is open to males and females, children and adults, from 6 years old and up. New students are accepted continuously. Register at the Youth Center: $40.00 per month
Friday, January 5, 4 p.m. – 5 p.m. Fridays, January 5, 12, 19 & 26, 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. Cook for life! Learn new culinary skills each week while cooking with friends!
We care for your children
El Segundo (Bldg. 281) (310) 653-6800 Monday - Friday: 6:30 a.m. - 6 p.m. Closed: January 1, 2 & 15 Full-time and hourly care to Active Duty, DoD and Active Reservists. We offer individual and group, age appropriate educational activities that stimulate social, cognitive and emotional growth for children ages 6 weeks to 5 years. We are proud to participate in the USDA Food Program with base-dietitian approved menus. Our facility is NAEYC accredited and features professional and caring staff.
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In accordance with Federal Law & US Dept of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.
Wednesday, January 17 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. at CDC in El Segundo If you have a child enrolled at the CDC, come join our monthly PAB meeting every 3rd Wednesday of the month.
El Segundo (Bldg. 281) (310) 653-6800 Closed: January 1, 2 & 15 Make extra income while caring for children in the comfort of your own home. Family Child Care (FCC) staff will train and help you provide responsible and safe in-home care for children 2 weeks to 13 years old in your government or affiliated off-base home. We’ll make sure you have the skills, promotion and resources you need. FCC Provider Available: Chantel Allen (801) 662-9521 Full-time/Part-time/Hourly care • • • •
Infant to 12 Years of Age Before & After School Care Special Needs Weekend Availability
Individuals taking care of someone else’s children in base quarters on a regular basis for more than 10 hours per week must be licensed. Residents of base housing who knowingly provide unlicensed child care are in danger of losing their base housing privileges. The care in FCC is provided in the home of individuals licensed under AFI 34-276 guidelines. These licensed child care providers must complete (at a minimum) 24 hours of orientation, be certified in CPR/First Aid, complete AF child care training modules, obtain liability insurance and have their home meet fire prevention, health and safety guidelines. Please contact the FCC office for further details.
El Segundo, Bldg. 272, C2-308 (310) 653-5085 Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Fort MacArthur, Bldg. 410, Suite 3 (310) 653-8943 Monday & Friday: 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Closed every 1st Thursday of the month for training. Closed: January 1, 2 & 15
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