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FORCE HAPPY NEW YEAR LA AFB!

JANUARY 2019

THE

61st FORCE SUPPORT SQUADRON • LOS ANGELES AIR FORCE BASE


Now Available

at Fort MacArthur, Los Angeles Air Force Base

For more information, please contact Patti Orbeck 310.653.8255 | Hayley Strozier 310.653.8341 HarborviewCatering@gmail.com | www.LAFSS.com/Harborview


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“The Force” magazine is a monthly publication of the 61st Force Support Squadron designed to inform military and civilian members of events, programs and services offered to Los Angeles Air Force Base.

JANUARY FEATURES

The opinions expressed herein are not necessarily those of Los Angeles Air Force Base, DoD or the U.S. Air Force.

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All program dates and times are subject to change. Visit us online at www.LAFSS.com Commercial sponsorship and advertising are available, 61_FSS_Marketing@us.af.mil Advertisements and partnered sponsorships contained in this publication do not imply federal endorsement.

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Director, 61 FSS Ms. Ann Rodrigue

Visual Information Specialist Mr. Raymond Coronel Mr. Jacques Humphrey Webmaster Mr. Dave Buxton

Cover Design Mr. Raymond Coronel Don’t forget to check out great deals featured by community businesses throughout our publication.

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Follow us @61FSS 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).

The Career Exploration and Planning Track workshop offers a unique opportunity to identify skills, increase awareness of training and credentialing programs, and develop an action plan to achieve career goals. Ready to hit the slopes? Buy your Mammoth Mountain tickets now! Available at ITT!

Marketing Clerk Ms. Amber McFerren Ms. Ariel Humphrey Additional photography provided by base Photo Services

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Deputy Commander, 61 FSS Maj Kathryn Maitrejean Marketing Director Mr. Steve Rosales

Are you looking for a healthy start to the New Year and New You?! Come challenge yourself with variety of bodyweight exercises.

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20 Whale Watching Trip Join Youth Programs for a day of whale watching! Head out on a cruise to watch the Gray Whale migration.

21 STEM Center of Innovation Volunteer Are you interested in Coding? Drone Building? Robotics? Video Game Design? 3-D Printing? We are looking for SMC Airmen or Civilians who may be interested in volunteering some time in our STEM Center of Innovation at the Youth Program. This is a brand new project funded by a grant that will be opening in the coming year.

DEPARTMENTS 4 Directory 6 Base Lodging 8 South Bay Café & Lounge/ Catering 9 Harborview Lounge & Café/ Catering 10 Fitness & Sports Centers 11 Pool 12 Airman & Family Readiness Center 13 School Liaison Officer 13 NAF Human Resources Office 14 Community Center 16 Outdoor Recreation 18 Information, Tickets & Travel 20 Youth Programs 22 Child Development Center 22 Family Child Care 23 LA Star Awards 3


Report non-working phone numbers to 61_fss_marketing@us.af.mil

El Segundo

Fort MacArthur

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) 653-8255 Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. Harborview Lounge & Cafe Bldg. 403......................................(310) 653-8255 Lounge | Friday: 5 p.m. - 11 p.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.

Resource Management Bldg. 272 (C2-336)..........................(310) 653-6040 Monday - Friday: 7 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Customer Service (I.D.) Bldg. 272 (Lobby).....................(310) 653-6556 Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 11 a.m., Walk-ins / Stand-bys Monday - Friday: 12 p.m. - 3:30 p.m., Appointments

South Bay Café & Lounge Bldg. 270............................................(310) 653-1306

Fitness & Sports Center Bldg. 286.....................................(310) 653-6771 Monday - Friday: 5 a.m. - 9 p.m. Saturday - Sunday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Force Development Bldg. 272 (C2-302).....................(310) 653-5358 Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Appointments Preferred Honor Guard Bldg. 272 (C2-335)....................(310) 653-5087

Special Morale & Welfare Funds Private Orgs & Fundraising Bldg. 272 (C2-336)..........................(310) 653-5249

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South Bay Catering Bldg. 270............................................(310) 653-8255 Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.

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LA Star Awards Printing & Engraving Services Bldg. 272 (C2-336)....................(310) 653-5334 Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

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Information, Tickets & Travel AAFES BX.....................................(310) 653-1304 Monday - Friday: 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Every 1st Saturday of the Month: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Closed for Lunch: 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

• Café Monday - Friday: Breakfast: 6:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Lunch: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Grab & Go: 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

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Pool Bldg. 400.....................................(310) 653-8226

Club Membership Services Bldg. 270......................................(310) 653-1306 Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.

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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.

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NAF Human Resources Office Bldg. 410 .....................................(310) 653-8943 Monday & Friday: 8 am. - 3: 30 p.m.

Child Development Center Bldg. 281......................................(310) 653-6800 Monday - Friday: 6:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.

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Fitness & Sports Center Bldg. 425 (2nd Floor).................(310) 653-8361 Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Mortuary Affairs Bldg. 272 (C2-335)....................(310) 653-5121

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Family Child Care Bldg. 410..........................(310) 653-6802/8632

Career Development & Force Management Bldg. 272 (C2-308)....................(310) 653-6556 Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

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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.

Marketing & Sponsorship Bldg. 272 (C2-336)....................(310) 653-5333 Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

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Community Center Bldg. 403..........................(310) 653-8341/8343 Monday - Friday: 8 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

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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.

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• 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.


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Smart Girls p20

Pre-Separation Counseling p12

Base Intro p12

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Pre-Separation Counseling p12

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PAB Meeting p20

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May Day 5K p10

New Year, New You Challenge p10

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Managing Your Move p12 Kids Konnection p14

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Parent Workshop: How to Prepare your Child for PCS p22

Personal Financial Basics p12

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Ten Steps to a Federal Job p12

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EFMP Support Group p12

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Career Exploration & Planning Track p12

Federal Civilian Retirement p12

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Transition GPS Mandatory Prerequisite: Pre-Separation Brief p12

FREE Club Member Breakfast p8

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Intramural Basketball Meeting p10

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Stepmill Challenge p10

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Karaoke Night p20

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Whale Watching p20

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Day at the Movies p20

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ITT El Segundo Open 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

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Fitness Center

Club Services

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CC / Outdoor Rec

A&FRC / SLO

Marketing

Holidays

Explorer Club p20

Youth Karate p20

Tae Kwon Do Instruction p20 Torch Club p20

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Deployment Readiness p12 Youth Karate p20 Fine Arts Program p20 Computer Instruction p20

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Guitar/Music Lessons p20

Keystone Club p20

Temecula Winery Tour Feb. 2 Paint & Sip Feb. 8 STEM Volunteer Feb 11 & 21

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Upcoming Events

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Tae Kwon Do Instruction p20

THURSDAY

Running Group p10

WEDNESDAY

Capstone p12

TUESDAY

MONDAY

Weekly Reoccurring Events

Youth Programs / CDC

Force Development

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.

New Room Rates (Effective January 1, 2019) • Visiting Officer Quarter/Visiting Quarter (VOQ/VQ) $70 • Temporary Lodging Facility (TLF) $77

RESERVE ONLINE TODAY

• Large TLF (3 Bedrooms & more) $77 *Pet-friendly units available for $10/night extra

REST, RELAX, AND ENJOY

• Distinguished VOQ/VQ $79 • Large Distinguished VOQ $83 Rates and availability may be subject to change and limitations

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LARGE TLP 3 (PET)

LARGE TLF 4

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START YOUR DAY WITH A

HEALTHY BREAKFAST

ONLY

$5.25

EGG WHITE VEGGIE OMELET

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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. NEW Grab & Go: 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. Lounge Hours: Thursday & Friday: 3 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Closed: January 1-4, 18 & 21

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) 653-8255 for more information.

NOT ENOUGH TIME?

ROAST BEEF & CHEDDAR WRAP

GRAB &

Tuesday, January 15, 7 a.m. – 9 a.m. Club Member Breakfast served inside the South Bay Lounge. 8


HARBORVIEW LOUNGE & CAFE AT FORT MACARTHUR

“Our local sports lounge for fun, drinks, and food.�

Harborview Lounge & Cafe (Bldg. 403) (Located inside the Community Center) (310) 653-8255 Cafe Hours: Friday: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

EVERY FRIDAY AT THE

Lounge Hours: Friday: 5 p.m. - 11 p.m. *Limited Menu Items Available From 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. Closed: January 18

HARBOR VIEW LOUNGE 5 P. M. - 1 1 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) 653-8255 for more information.

Family Friendly Bar/Food Service*

*Limited Menu Items Available From 5 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Paid Ad(s). No federal endorsement intended nor implied.

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FITNESS & SPORTS 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 Closed: January 1 & 21

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 LAAFB Fitness Center

GROUP FITNESS & AEROBICS Visit us Online at www.LAFSS.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. Stepmill Challenge (FIP) All of January Log your miles all month long - Participant with the most miles wins a prize! *Health and Wellness Center Fitness Improvement Program

Intramural Basketball Meeting

Tuesday, January 8, 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. Location: El Segundo Gym Join us to discuss the upcoming season, bylaw, scheduling and team roster. Letters of Intent (LOI) are due at this meeting.

Running Group

Wednesdays, 6:30 a.m. - 7:30 a.m. Location: Live Oak Park, Manhattan Beach (1601 N. Valley 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. POC: Courtney.Stephens.2@us.af.mil

Trek Across America & California All of January Trek Across America & California are self paced programs that Wednesday, January 9, 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. allow individuals to be rewarded when the goal is achieved. Location: El Segundo Sports Field Are you looking for a healthy start to the New Year and new you?! The program is based on the honor system and is a year round program. There are worksheets located in a folder by the front Come challenge yourself with variety of bodyweight exercises that will be decided by the luck of the draw from a deck of cards. desk at the El Segundo and Fort MacArthur Fitness Centers to keep track of your mileage. Prizes are given when you reach highlighted Great prizes will be given at the end of the challenge! landmarks along the map. If you participate in the Trek across MLK Run/Walk California, you can transfer your mileage to the USA Trek but prizes Wednesday, January 16, 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. will start from Amarillo, Texas. Modes of travel can be achieved Location: El Segundo Track through the following exercises: Come compete for some great prizes at this 5k. Top male and female Treadmill, Bike, Stepper, Cross Trainer, Rower & Run/Walk and the individual with the closest estimated time. Watches and timers will not be allowed during this event due to the prizes for estimated time.

New Year, New You Challenge

NEW YEAR, NEW YOU CHALLENGE | JAN. 9 10

RUNNING GROUP | WEDNESDAYS


A Community to Fit Your Lifestyle Tierra Vista Communities offers residents comfortable, convenient, pet-friendly living in a gated community. Our two, three and four bedroom homes are located in the heart of San Pedro. We provide 24-hour emergency maintenance service and basic utilities* with rent starting at $1,875. All branches of the Military Welcome: Active, Reserve and Retirees! Also Proud to Serve: Federal Civil Service Employees and Retirees, DoD Contract Employees, Police, Fire and Paramedic Personnel!

*Utility allowance based on community average

877-830-0611 • 31 Patton Quadrangle, San Pedro, CA 90731 • www.tierra-vista.com

Temperatures outside may be cool... Fort MacArthur (Bldg. 400) (310) 653-8226 SUMMER HOURS: May - Oct 27 Tuesday - Sunday: 12 p.m. - 8 p.m. WINTER HOURS: Oct 28 - May 2019 Saturday - Sunday: 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 Paid Ad(s). No federal endorsement intended nor implied.

November - April

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AIRMAN & FAMILY READINESS CENTER El Segundo (Bldg. 272, C1-209) (310) 653-5428

Our team provides comprehensive work/life consultations, workshops, seminars and information.

Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Let us help with financial planning, employment, parenting & marriage enhancement, deployment, K-12 education, special needs support, casualty assistance, and relocation services.

Closed every 1st Thursday of the month for training Closed: January 1 & 21

EFMP Support Group Thursday, January 24 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Location: Fort MacArthur Resiliency Center

Exceptional Family Members Program support group. This is an educational support group for EFMP families to network, receive support, and receive resources.

Services Casualty Assistance Office

This office provides dignified and compassionate assistance to survivors of deceased active duty and retired Air Force members.

Supporting Airmen & their families, civilian employees & retirees. Non-Network Online Access Computer Lounge

Los Angeles AFB Airman & Family Readiness Center

Personal Financial Basics Thursday, January 10, 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. Open to military and civilians. Learn budgetary basics, saving tips, and how to survive in this high cost area.

Transition GPS (Goals, Plans, Success) January 14 - 18, 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.

Managing Your Move

Military personnel can call Ms. Deborah Ellis at (505) 231-3491 to discuss financial issues.

Thursday, January 17, 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Location: Bldg. 272, C2-203 Get good advice on planning your next PCS from the clinic, traffic management and finance.

Military & Family Life Counselor

Federal Civilian Retirement

Personal Financial Counselor

Need help with stressful issues? Call (310)658-2334 for a confidential appointment.

Weekly Meetings Capstone (By appointment only)

Tuesdays, January 8,15, 22 & 29, 8:30 a.m. - 11 a.m. Location: Bldg. 272, C1-209 Required for all military that are separating or retiring.

Deployment Readiness

Wednesdays, January 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30, 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.

PROGRAMS

Wednesday, January 23, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Location: Bldg. 272 C2-203 Federal employees close to retirement or just want to know the process will learn how pension is calculated, survivor benefit and FEGLI cost, TSP income ideas, how to effectively use sick leave, and more. Space is limited, please contact AFR&C to sign up.

Ten Steps to a Federal Job Tuesday, January 29 , 8 a.m. – 12 a.m. Location: Bldg. 272, C2-205 Ten Steps to a Federal Job is geared toward spouses and members who are separating from the military. This class provides valuable information needed when searching for a government job. Learn to analyze Core Competencies and Vacancy Announcements, and write effective Resumes, KSAs and Cover Letters for a Federal job. We MUST have at least 4 people registered in order to have this class.

Military/Civilian Base INTRO Program

Monday, January 7, 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.

Pre-Separation Counseling

Monday, January 7 & 22 , 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. 12

Career Exploration and Planning Track Wednesday, January 23 & 24, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Location: Bldg. 272, C2-205

The Career Exploration and Planning Track workshop offers a unique opportunity to identify skills, increase awareness of training and credentialing programs, and develop an action plan to achieve career goals. Open to all on base.


SCHOOL LIAISON OFFICER

Prepare for 2019-2020 School Year! SLO Distribution List

Fort MacArthur (Bldg. 410) (310) 653-8631 Tuesday: 8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. El Segundo (Bldg. 272, C1-209) (310) 653-5428 or (310) 653-8631 Monday, Wednesday, Thursday: 8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., Fridays 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 61FSS.SLO@us.af.mil www.lafss.com/slo Closed every 1st Thursday of the month for training. 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/

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 61fss.slo@us.af.mil

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 & 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

Log onto http://echoices.lausd.net for additional information regarding Magnet School Choices, School For Advance Studies Programs, Permit with Transportation and Dual Language Education Program choices.

DA VINCI CHARTER SCHOOL

Currently accepting applications for the 2019 school year. https://davincischools.schoolmint.net/signin

LOOKING FOR A GOVERNMENT JOB?

JOIN THE TEAM HAVE A GOVERNMENT JOB?

LEARN ABOUT TIPS AND BENEFITS YOU’RE MISSING OUT ON • Career Development • Benefits & Entitlement

• Current NAF Job Openings • General Questions

El Segundo, Bldg. 272, C2-308 (310) 653-5085 Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Fort MacArthur, Bldg. 410 (310) 653-8943 Monday & Friday: 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Email: hro@us.af.mil Closed every 1st Thursday of the month for training.

• How to Apply

Search current NAF openings at Air Force bases worldwide

Apply online! It’s never been easier.

www.NAFJobs.org

Closed: January 1 & 21

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Fort MacArthur (Bldg. 403) (310) 653-8341/8343

Multi-purpose 22,000 sq. ft. facility offering magnificent views of the Pacific Ocean. Located at historic Fort MacArthur, San Pedro.

Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 61FSS.CC@gmail.com

We offer a number of rooms for scheduling meetings, social and special events. Event catering services available, (310) 653-8341.

Closed: January 1, 2, 18 & 21

Fort Mac Community Center

KIDS KONNECTION

JAN 17 10 AM - 12 PM

Join the Community Center as we host a game day for children ages 5 and under. We will have ‘stations’ set up in our ballroom where parents and children alike can mingle and play age appropriate games with other children. All the games will be educational in nature and fun for your little ones. This program is for everyone with base access.

Temecula Winery Tours (Ages 21+)

Paint & Sip (Ages 18+)

COST: $20 Each person can only bring one non-military guest.

COST: $35 Each person can only bring one non-military guest.

The CC is taking a trip to 3 of Temecula’s beautiful wineries. Wilson’s Creek Winery, Ponte Winery (lunch at this location), & Callaway Vineyard & Winery. We will be stopping for breakfast along the way. Cost is for transportation only and does not include wine tastings, breakfast/lunch, or souvenirs.

Just in time for Valentine’s Day the CC is hosting a couples Paint & Sip in our Grand Ballroom. All ages 18+ are welcome to enjoy a night of fun whether you are with your sweetie, friends, or taking time away for yourself. Participation fee includes all painting supplies and a single glass of wine/beer on tap or a single nonalcoholic beverage.

Pre-Registration Required. Call (310) 653-8343 to Sign Up.

Pre-Registration Required. Call (310) 653-8343 to Sign Up.

Saturday, February 2 | 7:30 a.m. - 7 p.m. Location: Fort MacArthur

Friday, February 8 | 7 p.m. -10 p.m. Location: Community Center Ballroom

Cyber Zone Party Room Reservations

Available Fridays only, 6 p.m. - 11 p.m. Space is available for events such as potlucks, baby showers, anniversary parties, organizational functions, etc. Reservations can be made up to 2 months in advance. Security deposit is required and refundable. Must be 21 or older to reserve*

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Group Size 50 and under

Price $50.00

Deposit $50.00

Monday - Friday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. 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.


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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 Closed: January 1, 2, 18 & 21

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. Learn more about RecOn and Single Airmen programs at www.LAFSS.com/Outdoor-Recreation/R4R-Programs Los Angeles AFB Outdoor Recreation & ITT

Mammoth Lift Tickets AVAILABLE AT

INFORMATION, TICKETS & TRAVEL Child: $32 (Ages 5-12) | Teen: $63 (Ages 13-17) Adult: $78 (Ages 18-64) | Senior $63 (Ages 65+) Pricing is subject to change by attraction at any time without notice. Call ITT at (310) 653-1304 for availability.

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EQUIPMENT RENTAL PRICE LIST

RENT

www.LAFSS.com/outdoor-recreation/equipment-rentals

Choose Combinations of . . . • • • • •

! FROM US & SAVE

Camping Equipment Hiking Necessities Kayaks Standup Paddle Boards BBQ Grills & Coolers

• • • •

Canopies, Tables & Chairs Concession Machines: (Cotton Candy,

Popcorn, Snow Cone)

Bounce Houses And Much More!

CAMPING EQUIPMENT Camping Chairs Cooler (54 1t.) Cooler (100 qt.) Cooler w/ wheels (165 qt.) Cots Dispenser (5 gal.) Dispenser (10 gal.) Family Cook Set

Day Weekend Week 16.00 6.00 4.00 12.00 4.50 3.00 16.00 6.00 4.00 20.00 7.50 5.00 12.00 4.50 3.00 12.00 4.50 3.00 12.00 4.50 3.00 12.00 4.50 3.00

WATER SPORTS *** Stand Up Paddleboard **Kayak (1-Man Ocean) **Kayak (2-Man Ocean) **Kayak (Hobie Mirage 13') Life Jacket Surfboard Wet Suit Body Board YETI Cooler YETI Cooler YETI Cooler

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 4.00 6.00 12.00 12.50 18.75 50.00 15.00 22.50 60.00 17.50 26.25 70.00

FORT MAC BBQ PICNIC AREA **Picnic Park w/ Cabana (by pool) Party Groups up 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 Therma Rest (Foam) Therma Rest (2”) Therma Rest (3") Tent (3-Man) Tent (4-Man) Tent (6-Man) Tent (8-Man) Roll Table (27”x27”) Roll Table (27”x27”)

**TRAILERS Day Weekend Week 6.00 16.00 4.00 0.75 2.00 0.50 4.50 12.00 3.00 7.50 20.00 5.00 10.00 15.00 40.00 15.00 22.50 60.00 20.00 30.00 80.00 25.00 37.50 100.00 7.50 20.00 5.00 7.50 11.25 30.00

BACKPACKING EQUIPMENT Backpack MSR Stove MSR Cook Set Knife w/ Saw Head Lamp Bear Bell

Day Weekend Week 2.00 3.00 8.00 6.00 9.00 24.00 2.00 3.00 8.00 2.00 3.00 8.00 3.00 4.50 12.00 0.50 0.75 2.00

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'

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 4.00 4.00 16.00 5.00 5.00 20.00 6.00 6.00 24.00 1.00 1.00 4.00 17.00 20.00 68.00

Utility w/sides 4x8 Utility w/ sides Flat Bed 6x12 Kayak Small Kayak Large Hitch 2” & 1 7/8”

Day Weekend Week 15.00 23.00 80.00 15.00 23.00 80.00 30.00 45.00 90.00 15.00 25.00 60.00 30.00 45.00 90.00 5.00 5.00 20.00

**BBQ'S 6' Double Wide BBQ 7' Double Wide BBQ 8' Double Wide BBQ

Day Weekend Week 55.00 65.00 220.00 60.00 70.00 240.00 65.00 75.00 260.00

**JUMPERS / INFLATABLES Turtle (13x13) Castle (15x15) Western (15x15) Sport Arena (15x15) Tiger (16x28) Euro Castle (18x17) Castle w/ Slide (15x15) Sport Arena w/ Slide Jungle w/ Slide Crayon w/ Slide Princess Castle w/ Slide Wizard Castle w/ Slide Western w/ Slide Farmland (19x16)

Day Weekend Week 50.00 75.00 200.00 55.00 80.00 220.00 55.00 80.00 220.00 55.00 80.00 220.00 60.00 85.00 240.00 60.00 85.00 240.00 60.00 85.00 240.00 60.00 85.00 240.00 60.00 85.00 240.00 60.00 85.00 240.00 60.00 85.00 240.00 60.00 85.00 240.00 60.00 85.00 240.00 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

Los Angeles AFB Outdoor Recreation @LosAngeles AFB Outdoor Recreation & ITT for the most up-to-date information on all things outdoor recreation.

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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. Open every 1st Saturday of the month Saturday: 9 a.m. - 1 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.

Los Angeles AFB Outdoor Recreation & ITT

Closed: January 1, 2, 18 & 21

ZOO LIGHTS OVERNIGHT ADVENTURE ON WEEKENDS REINDEER ROMP NOW UNTIL JANUARY 6, 2019

FREE SHARK LAGOON NIGHTS ON SELECTED FRIDAYS 6 P.M. - 9 P.M.

LUNAR NEW YEAR CELEBRATION FEBRUARY 2-18, 2019

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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.


THEME PARKS

DISNEYLAND OR CALIFORNIA ADVENTURE (Black Out: Dec 25-31, 2018) Disney 3-Day Military Salute 2018 (Expire 19 Dec 2018) Disney 4-Day Military Salute 2018 (Expire 19 Dec 2018) Disneyland or California Adventure: 1-Day 1-Park Only Disney 1-Day Hopper Disney 2-day Non-Hopper Disney 2-day Hopper Disney 3-day Non-Hopper Disney 3-day Hopper Disney 4-Day Non-Hopper Disney 4-Day Hopper Disney 5-Day Non-Hopper Disney 5-Day Hopper DISNEYWORLD (Orlando, FL) Military 4-Day Hopper Military 5-Day Hopper

OUR PRICE

GATE PRICE

Adult Child Age Range with restrictions $165.00 with restrictions $185.00 Ages 3-9 $97.00 $91.00 Ages 3-9 $147.00 $141.00 Ages 3-9 $206.00 $195.00 Ages 3-9 $255.00 $243.00 Ages 3-9 $274.00 $259.00 Ages 3-9 $323.00 $307.00 Ages 3-9 $298.00 $281.00 Ages 3-9 $347.00 $329.00 Ages 3-9 $313.00 $294.00 Ages 3-9 $362.00 $343.00 Adult Child Age Range $225.00 Ages 3-Adult $244.00 Ages 3-Adult

Disney World Tickets must be ordered in advance. Please allow THREE WEEKS for processing and shipping. Military Member or Spouse must be present to activate highlighted tickets on first visit

UNIVERSAL STUDIOS Universal Studios: 1-Day General Admission Universal Studios: Annual Pass (Blackout Days Apply) LEGOLAND Legoland 1-Day Legoland Park Only Legoland 2-Day with Sealife Legoland 3-Day California Resort Hopper Legoland Merlin Annual Pass Standard Legoland Merlin Annual Pass Premium KNOTT'S BERRY FARM Knott's Berry Farm SAN DIEGO ZOO San Diego Zoo Safari Park SEA WORLD SeaWorld San Diego: 1 Day SeaWorld San Diego: Military Appreciation 2 Day

Adult

$97-$135 $147-$185 $210.00 $260.00 $280.00 $330.00 $305.00 $355.00 $320.00 $370.00

$91-$127 $141-$177 $198.00 $248.00 $264.00 $314.00 $287.00 $337.00 $301.00 $351.00

Adult

Child $226.00 $246.00

Age Range

Child

Age Range

Adult

Child

Age Range

Adult

Adult $47.00 $47.00

Child $38.00 $38.00

Age Range

Adult

Child

Ages 3-11 Ages 3-11

$54.00 $54.00

$44.00 $44.00

Adult $72.00 $72.00

Child $67.00 $67.00

Age Range Ages 3-9 Ages 3-9

Adult $89.99 $89.99

Child $89.99 $89.99

Adult

Child

Age Range

Adult

Age Range Ages 3-11

Adult $29.95

Adult

Adult

$65.00 $75.00 $85.00 $140.25 $185.00

SeaWorld: Active Duty get FREE Admission with up to 3 Dependents once per year

LOCAL ATTRACTIONS

Child $168.00 $188.00

Child

$99.00 $115.00

$48.25

Under 2 free Under 2 free

Ages Ages Ages Ages Ages

$61.00 $61.00

OUR PRICE Adult

Child

Adult

Child

$129.00

$129.00 Child

Child $79.00

Ages 3-Adult

Age 3 and older Age 3 and older

$149.00 $99.00 $117.00 $123.00 $189.00 $269.00

3-Adult 3-Adult 3-Adult 3-Adult 3-Adult

SD Zoo/Safari Park: United States Armed Forces Personnel receive complimentary 1-Day Pass all year long!

SIX FLAGS Six Flags Magic Mountain Six Flags Discovery Kingdom

Adult

$84.99 $72.09

Child

GATE PRICE

Aquarium of the Pacific: Long Beach $21.00 $15.25 $7.00 $20.50 Atlantis Laser Tag $55.00 Big Bear Mountain: Regular Bike Lift $35.50 $22.25 Ages 22-65, 5-12 $24.00 Big Bear Mountain: Scenic Sky Chair (Adult, Child) $17.75 $9.00 Ages 65-79, 13-22 $19.00 Big Bear Mountain: Scenic Sky Chair (Senior, Youth) $13.25 $13.25 Ages 3-17 $18.50 Birch Aquarium at Scripps $15.25 $12.00 $71.00 $33.50 California's Great America $20.00 $19.50 California's Great America Parking $73.50 Catalina Express (Round trip) $66.00 $55.75 Ages 2 - 10 $37.00 Circus Vargas: Arena admission $22.75 $15.25 Ages 2 - 10 $25.00 Circus Vargas: Bleacher General Admission $15.25 $10.50 $46.00 $28.25 Dana Wharf Sportfishing: 1/2 Day $64.00 $44.50 Dana Wharf Sportfishing: 3/4 Day $45.00 Dana Wharf Sportfishing: Whale Watching $24.50 $13.00 $99.26 HornBlower: Marina Del Rey; Brunch Cruise $66.75 $51.25 $124.83 HornBlower: Marina Del Rey; Friday Dinner Cruise $82.00 $68.25 $130.12 HornBlower: Marina Del Rey; Saturday Dinner Cruise $82.00 $68.25 $49.12 $27.75 HornBlower: Marina Del Rey; Sunset Cocktail Cruise $98.71 HornBlower: Newport Beach; Brunch Cruise $66.25 $51.00 $124.24 HornBlower: Newport Beach; Friday Dinner Cruise $82.00 $68.25 $129.51 HornBlower: Newport Beach; Saturday Dinner Cruise $82.00 $68.25 $77.69 HornBlower: Newport Beach; Sunset Cocktail Cruise $68.25 $27.50 $72.90 $60.00 Ifly: Hollywood $82.81 $60.00 Ifly: Ontario 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. $25.95 $15.00 K1 Speed: Arrive and Drive $55.95 $40.00 K1 Speed: 3 Times, 14 Laps

Child $17.95 $38.00 $12.00 $19.00 $14.00

$58.00 $27.00 $15.00

$29.00 $59.55 $74.88 $78.07 $59.22 $74.53 $77.69 $48.83

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YOUTH PROGRAMS Fort MacArthur (Bldg. 425) (310) 653-8383 Open Recreation School Days Monday/ Wednesday: 3 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Tuesday/ Thursday: 2 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Friday: 3 p.m. - 7 p.m. Open Recreation School Break Monday - Friday: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m. School Age Program Monday - Friday: 6 a.m. - 6 p.m.

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. Youth Sponsorship: Are you new to base and interested in getting connected with a local youth from the program? Please go to this link to connect: www.lafss.com/yp/ *Open Recreation Program may be closed due to field trip/events. Please call Youth Programs for more information.

Closed: January 1, 18 & 21

DAY AT THE

M OV I E S

Friday, 4 January | 12 p.m. - 5 p.m. Cost: $10 Members & $12 Non-Members Ages: 9-18 years

LAAFB Youth Programs

Whale Watching Trip Saturday, 26 January | 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Cost: $15.00 members & $17.00 non-members Ages: 9-18 years Join Youth Programs for a day of whale watching! Head out on a cruise to watch the Gray Whale migration.

Finish off your holiday break at the movies with the Youth Center. We will be visiting Terrace Cinemas to enjoy a new release.

Weekly Programs Youth Karate (Ages 5-14)

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.

Tae Kwon Do Instruction (Ages 6 & older) Tuesdays & Thursdays, 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m. Location: 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 Explorer Club (Ages 5 – 8)

Mondays, 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 14, 5 p.m. - 6 p.m. Learn “Smart Girl” skills to be the best you can be! Permission slips are required to participate in classes. 20

Torch Club (Ages 9-12)

Tuesdays, 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, 4 p.m. - 5 p.m. Explore your inner creativity and learn new skills. Computer Instruction (Ages 5-8)

Wednesdays, 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/Drums/Music Lessons (Ages: 9-18) Thursdays, 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. Are you interested in learning to play the guitar, & drums? Join us on Thursdays to learn some new skills. Guitars are provided during lesson, but students are encouraged to bring their own so they can practice at home.

Parent Advisory Board Meeting

Monday, January 14, 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Location: CDC, El Segundo Families are encouraged to be a part of the Parent Advisory Board. 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.

Healthy Lifestyles Cooking (Ages 9-18) Fridays, 5 p.m. – 6 p.m. Come enjoy learning new skills in the kitchen when cooking and eating with friends. Youth are encouraged to bring in recipes from their family favorites, or from cultural family traditions. Parents are always welcome and encouraged to share their culinary skills with the team.

FR E E

Keystone Club & Teen Council Meeting (Ages 13-18)

Fridays, 5 p.m. – 6 p.m. Keystone Club encourages community service, individual growth, and companionship. Join us weekly and become a great leader, join Keystone today!

Friday, 18 January | 4 p.m. - 7 p.m. Members Age 9-18 years


STEM Center of Innovation Volunteer Call Monday, February 11 or Thursday, February 21 Time: 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. or 4 p.m. - 5 p.m. Location: Building 272, 2nd Floor Room: C2-203 Are you interested in Coding? Drone Building? Robotics? Video Game Design? 3-D Printing? We are looking for SMC Airmen or Civilians who may be interested in volunteering some time in our STEM Center of Innovation at the Youth Program. This is a brand new project funded by a grant that will be opening in the coming year. The possibilities are endless for projects! If this is something you may be interested in, please contact katherine.reynolds.3@us.af.mil for additional information and please plan to attend one of the training sessions. This will ensure you are eligible to volunteer at any point during the following year.

Youth Programs

E G N E L L A H C E C N A D N E T AT

Friday, 25 January 6:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. $20.00 per child | Ages: 5-12 Parents, need a break? Kids, need a break? Join the Youth Center for a Friday night of games, activities, and fun! Sign up in advance at the Youth Center. Youth Program Membership is not required to participate. Register at the Youth Center!

The Youth Program will be taking 12 members ages 9-18 to Disneyland for a day! Our Attendance Challenge will run from January 2 - February 28. Each day you attend the program you will submit a ticket into the drawing. You can earn an extra ticket for participation in Torch Club or Keystone. At the end of the attendance challenge we will draw 12 names to join our trip JOIN YP to Disneyland. The trip will be FOR OUR taking place on April 1. Contact the DISNEYLAND Youth Center for more information! ATTENDANCE

CHALLENGE

ONGOING Programs contract. Youth must have current School Age Care 2018 (Ages 5-12)

Before and After School Programs provide 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 (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

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

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 yearolds. Participants earn Bronze, Silver, & Gold Congressional Award Certificates & Bronze, Silver, & 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

*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.

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PARENT WORKSHOP:

Tips on How to Prepare Your Child for PCS Moves & Deployments Thursday, January 10 | 8 a.m. - 9 a.m. Location: Bldg 272, Education Room 203

El Segundo (Bldg. 281) (310) 653-6800 Monday - Friday: 6:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Open to the base community. To RSVP or for more information, please contact Ms. Christina Nakamura at (310) 653-6801

Closed: January 1, 18 & 21 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.

Congratulations to our

CDC STAFF SUPER STAR! We appreciate your outstanding work and dedication to caring for our Los Angeles AFB CDC families.

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. 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.

Monday, January 14

12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Location: CDC, 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.

Ms. Isabel Cabrera CDC parents continue to vote for your favorite CDC Staff and tell us why you appreciate them so much!

El Segundo (Bldg. 281) (310) 653-6802 Closed: January 1, 18 & 21 Did You Know? 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 34-144 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.

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S R E D I V O R P F CC

NEEDED!

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.


OFFERING PRINTING & ENGRAVING SERVICES TO LOS ANGELES AFB!

CUSTOMIZE YOUR YETI HYDRO FLASK OR NG AT $15

ENGRAVING STARTI

30oz. POLAR CAMEL 30oz $25 30oz with Engraving $35

20oz. POLAR CAMEL

20oz $20 20oz with Engraving $30

El Segundo (Bldg. 272, C2-336) (310) 653-5334 | LA.Star.Awards@us.af.mil Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. No federal endorsement intended nor implied.

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