61st FORCE SUPPORT SQUADRON â€¢ LOS ANGELES AIR FORCE BASE
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CYBERSECURITY With so much change and evolution, it isn’t enough to just stay up to date. You need to get ahead. The Cybersecurity program’s classes range from cybersecurity infrastructure and forensics to cyberterrorism and counterintelligence.
Whether you want to work in the public or private sector, we’ll arm you with the in-depth knowledge and critical thinking skills that make you indispensable in the protection of critical information networks. APPLY TODAY! COVENIENT • No GRE/GMAT • Classes meet one night a week
WEBSTER UNIVERSITY LAAFB 483 N. Aviation Blvd., Bldg. 272, Rm. C2-207 • El Segundo, CA 90245 310-607-8005 • webster.edu/laafb 2
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10 Ultimate Football Tournament
Come one Come All! Compete in the Ultimate Football Tournament February 2122. This is a great way to have fun and get a workout in. Prizes and bragging rights to the winning team.
14 Super Sunday
Join us for Football, Food and Drinks for Super Sunday at the Harborview Lounge.
15 Mountain Mayhem
Sign up now and join the fun at Mountain High Ski Resort. Lift Tickets, Inflatable Paintball, Tubing, Cardboard Sled Derby, Music, Raffles & More!
Director, 61 FSS Ms. Ann Rodrigue Deputy Commander, 61 FSS Maj Kathryn Maitrejean Marketing Director Mr. Steve Rosales Visual Information Specialist Mr. Raymond Coronel Mr. Jacques Humphrey
18 Valentine’s Day Paint & Sip
The Community Center is hosting a Valentine’s Day Paint and Sip in the CC ballroom. Cost is $35 per person and includes a free glass of wine, beer on tap or soda.
20 Climb/Camp Joshua Tree
Joshua Tree! After learning the basics from expert instructors, climbers will challenge and push themselves to new heights on natural-rock routes of varying difficulties. The group will go on a mild ODR led hike to a scenic lookout (optional) and camp out under the stars in the most densely Joshua Tree grove in the entire park.
Webmaster Mr. Dave Buxton 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 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).
DEPARTMENTS 4 6 8 9 10 11 12 13 16 18 19 20 22 24 26 26 27
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.
Climb/Camp Joshua Tree p20
Pre-Separation Counseling p16
Base Intro p16
Passport to Manhood p25
Smart Girls p25
Valentine’s Day 5K p10
Managing Your Move p16
Personal Financial Basics p15
First Thursdays p8
Treadmill Challenge p10
Pre-Separation Counseling p16
Resume Writing & Interview Skills p17
Military Caregiver Peer Forum p17
Fitness Relay p10
Heart Link p17
Ultimate Flag Football p10
Mountain Mayhem Sign-up Deadline p14
Key Spouse Training p17
21 PAB Meeting p26
Transition GPS (TAP) Mandatory Prerequisite: Pre-Separation Brief p16
FREE Club Member Breakfast p8
Paint & Sip p18 Sweetheart Family Dance p24
Climb/Camp Joshua Tree p20
Temecula Winery Tours p18
Couples Horseback Riding p20
UFC Fight Night p9
We Own Friday Nights p25
CC / Outdoor Rec
A&FRC / SLO
Explorer Club p25
Torch Club p25
Youth Karate p25
Computer Instruction p25
Guitar/Music Lessons p25
Cooking to Music p25
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Keystone Club p25
Tae Kwon Do Instruction p25
Fine Arts Program p25
Deployment Readiness p16
Running Group p10
Tae Kwon Do Instruction p25
Kids Konnection p18
Youth Karate p25
Weekly Reoccurring Events
Youth Programs / CDC
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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.
HIGHLIGHT ROOM(S) OF THE MONTH: VISITING OFFICER QUARTERS/VISITING QUARTERS
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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All Military, Civilians and Contractors who work at the Los Angeles Air Force Base can bank with Aerospace Federal Credit Union.
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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. Lounge Hours: Thursday: 3 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Friday: 3 p.m. - 6 p.m. Closed: February 19 Closed: February 16 Hot line & Bar
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.
Sponsored by Aerospace Federal Credit Union
Thursday, February 1, 3 p.m. – 5 p.m. Complimentary Chicken Wings & $2 off Pitchers
Tuesday, February 13, 7 a.m. – 9 a.m. Club Member Breakfast served inside the South Bay Lounge.
Sign up by visiting LAAFBForceSupport.com/AF-Club-Membership Experience the value of Club Membership! When you become an Air Force Club member, the benefits are exponential!
• $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
No federal endorsement of sponsor(s) intended nor implied.
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. (21 & over after 8 p.m.) *Limited Menu Items Available From 5 p.m. - 8 p.m.
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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.
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Saturday, FEBRUARY 10 | Doors open at 6 p.m. Watch Ultimate Fighting at the Harborview Lounge. Free for Club Members, $10 for Non-Club Members Food included with admission. 9
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: February 19
Valentines Day 5K Run/Walk
Wednesday, February 14, 11 a.m. – 12 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.
Ultimate Football Tournament
Wednesday - Thursday, February 21-22, 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. Location: El Segundo, Sports Field Come one Come All! Compete in the Ultimate Football Tournament February 21-22. This is a great way to have fun and get a workout in. Prizes and bragging rights to the winning team.
Fitness Relay Challenge
Wednesday, February 28, 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. Location: El Segundo, Sports Field Are you looking for a fun outdoor workout or just a change of pace from your regular workout?! Come challenge yourself and bring a friend for this exciting fitness relay. Great prizes will be given away at the end of the challenge!
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 February 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 of travel can be achieved through the following exercises: Treadmill, Bike, Stepper, Cross Trainer, Rower & Run/Walk 10
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
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 Paid Ad(s). No federal endorsement intended nor implied.
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: February 19 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 Online homework tutoring available to all military families at http://military.tutor.com/ home
INCOMING AND OUTGOING PERMIT 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
EL SEGUNDO USD Jan 15, 2018 - No Closing date (Apply online) INGLEWOOD USD April 3, 2018 - Sep 30, 2018 LOS ANGELES USD Feb 1, 2018 - April 30, 2018 MANHATTAN BRANCH USD Jan 22, 2018 - June 30, 2018 PALOS VERDES PENINSULA USD Feb 1, 2018 (Rolling Date, Apply online) REDONDO BEACH USD March 1, 2018 - May 31, 2018 TORRANCE USD March 1, 2018 - Aug 2018 Wiseburn USD April 2, 2018 - Sep 14, 2018
Youth transitioning to LA AFB? Join the Youth Programs Facebook Group @ LAAFBYouthPrograms! 12
El Segundo (Bldg. 272, C2-302) (310) 653-5358 Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. email@example.com
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: February 19 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 2: March 19 - May 18 Summer: May 28 - July 27 Approved CCAF Classes for Spring 2 ECON 2030 (Prin of Macroeconomics), also Offering SPAN 1070 (Intensive Intro to Elementary Spanish)
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MOUNTAIN HIGH SKI RESORT
MARCH 3 - 4
8 A.M - 11 P.M.
AGES 14 & UP
ALL DAY LIFT TICKETS | INFLATABLE PAINTBALL | TUBING CARDBOARD SLED DERBY | LIVE MUSIC | RAFFLES AVAILABLE PACKAGES:
LIFT TICKET ONLY
Transportation & Lodging NOT PROVIDED
Includes Lift Ticket, Transportation & Lodging
Includes Lift Ticket, Transportation, Lodging & Equipment Rentals
Includes Lift Ticket, Transportation, Lodging, Equipment Rental & Lessons
AD & CIV: $69 per person
AD: $20 per person CIV: $100 per person
AD: $40 per person CIV: $120 per person
AD: $50 per person CIV: $150 per person
AD: Active Duty Air Force, Dependents & Active Air Force Reserves | CIV: Civilians, Contractors & Retirees
SIGN UP DEADLINE IS FEBRUARY 21 | FOR MORE INFO CALL ODR AT 310-653-8225
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: February 1 & 19
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
Military/Civilian Base INTRO-Program
Monday, February 5, 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.
February 5 & 20 , 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.
Personal Financial Basics
Monday February 26 - Friday March 2 Watch for classes, speakers, games and more during the annual Military Saves Week. Make saving automatic by using payroll deductions. Plan for your futureâ€” for retirement or for a major purchase. Visit with government and community agencies to learn how to manage your money. Take the Military Saves Pledge at http://www.militarysaves.org
Thursday, February 8, 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.
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.
Transition GPS (Goals, Plans, Success)
Tuesdays, February 6, 13, 20 & 27, 8:30 a.m. - 11 a.m. Location: Bldg. 272, C1-209 Required for all military that are separating or retiring. By appointment only.
February 12 - 16, 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
Wednesdays, February 7, 14, 21 & 28, 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. 16
Thursday, February 15, 1p.m. â€“ 2:30 p.m. Location: Bldg 272, C1-203 Get good advice on planning your next PCS from the Clinic, Traffic Management and Finance.
Thursday, February 22, 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Location: Fort MacArthur Community Center Military 101 for new spouses. Free food, prizes, games and presentations to help new military spouses get up to date on military benefits/info!
Resume Writing and Interview Skills
Tuesday, February 27, 8 a.m. - 11 a.m. Location: Bldg. 272, C2-203 Get good advice on planning your next PCS from the Clinic, Traffic management and Finance. We MUST have at least four attendees.
Military Caregiver Peer Forum
Tuesday, February 20, 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.
Key Spouse Training
Wednesday, February 21, 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Location: Bldg. 272, C2-205 Key Spouses are appointed by a commander to promote individual, family and unit readiness. Consult with the commander, then call A&FRC to schedule training
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Fort MacArthur (Bldg. 403) (310) 653-8341/8343 Monday - Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Closed: February 19
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, social and special events. Event catering services available, (310) 653-8255. Fort Mac Community Center
Party Room Reservations
Available Fridays only, 6 p.m. - 11 p.m. The Community Center has space available for a Potluck Party Room. The room is available for adult use only: baby showers, anniversary parties, organizational functions, etc. The Harborview Lounge will be open to serve your needs (no outside alcohol permitted). Reservations can be made up to 2 months in advance. Security Deposit is refundable. *Must be 21 or older.
50 and under
Kids Konnection Tuesdays, February 6, 13, 20 & 27 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 child’s enjoyment. Parents must accompany children at all times.
Cyber Zone Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Need to work on your resume or send some emails, but don’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.
Friday, February 9 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. The Community Center is hosting a Valentine’s Day Paint and Sip in the CC ballroom. Cost is $35 per person and includes a free glass of wine, beer on tap, or soda. All supplies included and you get to take your painting home with you that night. Fee: $35.00 per person Age Restriction: 21 & Over Registration deadline: February 5
Saturday February 24
Fee: $15.00 per person (Note: This fee does not include wine tasting or lunch.) Age Restriction: 21 & Over Registration deadline: February 20
We will be visiting 3 of Temecula’s best wineries on this day long excursion through wine country: Wilson’s Creek, Ponte Winery, and Callaway Vineyard and Winery. Transportation will leave promptly from the Community Center at 8am and will return around 6pm. Lunch and wine tasting costs are the responsibility of the participant.
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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: February 1 & 19
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
11” x 14” Frame $30.00 Now $20
8” x 10” Frame $10.00 Now $7
Limited Quantities Available. While Supplies Last!
11” x 14” Frame $26.00 Now $18
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: February 19
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 10 AF Active Duty,/ AF Reservists/ AF Dependents Fee: $40.00/per person Other Branches/ DoD/ Retirees/ Contractors/Guests Fee: $100.00/per person Age Restriction: 18 years & older Grab your significant other and join us on a 2 hour horseback tour to Mt. Hollywood enjoying stunning 360 degree views of the entire Los Angeles basin, from the San Gabriel and San Fernando Valleys all the way to the Pacific Ocean and Palos Verdes. After the ride, we will head back to the ranch and treated to a catered family-style BBQ dinner and live country music. *Couples do not need to be legally married.* Transportation from El Segundo and Fort Mac will be provided. PHASE
AF Active Duty, AF Reservists, AF Dependents Accompanying Active Member
January 23, 2018
February 8, 2018
All Other Branches, DoD, Retirees, Contractors & Guests
January 30, 2018
February 8, 2018
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 17- SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 18 AF Active Duty,/ AF Reservists/ AF Dependents Fee: $100.00/per person Other Branches/ DoD/ Retirees/ Contractors/Guests Fee: $135.00/per person Age Restriction: 18 years & older By popular demand, we will be returning to one of the most popular natural rock climbing destinations in the United States... Joshua Tree! After learning the basics from expert instructors, climbers will challenge and push themselves to new heights on natural-rock routes of varying difficulties. The group will go on a mild ODR led hike to a scenic lookout (optional) and camp out under the stars in the most densely Joshua Tree grove in the entire park. Equipment, meals at camp, and transportation from both Fort MacArthur and El Segundo are provided.
AF Active Duty, AF Reservists, AF Dependents Accompanying Active Member
January 23, 2018
February 14, 2018
All Other Branches, DoD, Retirees, Contractors & Guests
January 30, 2018
February 14, 2018
EQUIPMENT RENTAL PRICE LIST
Inventory list available online at www.LAAFBForceSupport.com/outdoor-recreation
Choose Combinations of . . . • • • • •
Camping Equipment Hiking Necessities Kayaks Standup Paddle Boards BBQ Grills & Coolers
Canopies, Tables & Chairs Concession Machines:
Bounce Houses And Much More!
CAMPING EQUIPMENT Camping Chairs Cooler (100 qt.) Cooler w/ wheels (60 qt.) Cots Dispenser ( 5 gal.) Dispenser (10 gal.) Family Cook Set Lantern
Day Weekend Week 8.00 3.00 2.00 6.00 16.00 4.00 7.50 20.00 5.00 4.50 12.00 3.00 3.75 10.00 2.50 5.25 14.00 2.50 4.50 12.00 3.00 6.00 16.00 4.00
WATER SPORTS *** Stand Up Paddleboard **Kayak (1-Man Ocean) **Kayak (2-Man Ocean) **Kayak (Hobie Mirage 13') Life Jacket Surfboard Wet Suit
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 6.00 16.00 4.00 9.00 24.00 6.00 1.50 4.00 1.00 4.50 12.00 3.00 7.00 10.50 28.00 3.75 10.00 2.50 4.50 12.00 3.00 6.00 16.00 4.00
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) 50.00 Party Groups of 50 & Under 75.00 Party Groups of 51 to 100 People 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.
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
(Cotton Candy, Popcorn, Snow Cone)
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
4x8 Utility w/ sides Flat Bed 6x12 Kayak
Day Weekend Week 80.00 15.00 23.00 90.00 30.00 45.00 60.00 15.00 25.00
**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
**JUMPERS / INFLATABLES Day Weekend Week 5.00 7.50 Flat Bouncer Cart 20.00 50.00 75.00 200.00 Turtle (13x13) 55.00 80.00 220.00 Castle (15x15) 55.00 80.00 220.00 Western (15x15) Sport Arena (15x15) 55.00 80.00 220.00 60.00 85.00 240.00 Tiger (16x28) 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 60.00 85.00 240.00 Jungle w/ Slide 60.00 85.00 240.00 Crayon w/ Slide Princess Castle w/ Slide 60.00 85.00 240.00 Wizard Castle w/ Slide 60.00 85.00 240.00 60.00 85.00 240.00 Western w/ Slide 65.00 85.00 260.00 Farmland (19x16)
Pricing is subject to change at any time. Items with * require a Deposit: *$25 Deposit **$50 Deposit ***$100 Deposit
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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.
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: February 19
Visit multiple Los Angeles attractions for one low price. Save up to 55% on top museums, tours, and activities and pay nothing at the gate. See your ITT representative for pricing. Other locations available include Hollywood, San Diego, San Francisco, Oahu-Hawaii, Las Vegas, San Antonio, Chicago, Boston, New York, Washington D.C., Orlando, and Miami.
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Disney Military Salute Tickets Limit 6 per household Restrictions Apply *Gate prices listed are for Regular Admission Value, Regular and Peak are dependent upon the day
Disneyland or California Adventure: 1-Day 1-Park Only Adult $95.25 $97-124.00 DISNEYLAND OUR PRICE Gate Price* $90.40 104-118.00 Child (3-9) Disney 1-Day Hopper Disney Military Salute Adult $153.05 $165.00 Tickets Child (3-9) $147.20 $159.00 Disney 2-day Non-Hopper
Disney 2-day Hopper
Adult Child (3-9)
Limit 6 per household $188.00 $199.00 $177.25 $187.00 Restrictions Apply
$231.10 $244.00 *Gate prices listedAdult are for Regular Admission $219.80 Child (3-9) Value, Regular and Peak are dependent upon the day $232.00
Disney 3-dayorNon-Hopper Disneyland California Adventure: 1-Day 1-Park Only Adult $255.70 $270.00 Adult $95.25 $97-124.00 $244.35 $258.00 Child (3-9) $90.40 104-118.00 Child (3-9) Disney Disney 3-day 1-Day Hopper Hopper Adult $298.20 $315.00 Adult $153.05 $165.00 Child (3-9) $286.90 $303.00 Child (3-9) $147.20 $159.00 Disney Non-Hopper Disney 4-Day 2-day Non-Hopper $274.60 $188.00 $177.25 $260.40
$290.00 $199.00 $187.00 $275.00
Adult $231.10 Adult $317.10 $219.80 Child (3-9) Child (3-9) $302.90 Disney 3-day Non-Hopper Disney 5-Day Non-Hopper Adult $255.70 $288.75 $244.35 ChildAdult (3-9) $274.60 Disney 3-day Hopper Child (3-9) Disney 5-Day Hopper Adult $298.20 $331.30 ChildAdult (3-9) $286.90 $317.10 Child (3-9) Disney 4-Day Non-Hopper Disney 3-Day Military Salute 2018: restrictions Adult $274.60 All Tickets $165.00 Child (3-9) $260.40 Disney 4-Day Military Salute 2018: restrictions Disney 4-Day Hopper All Tickets $185.00 Adult $317.10 WALT DISNEY WORLD
$244.00 $335.00 $232.00 $320.00
Disney 4-Day 2-day Hopper Disney Hopper
Adult Child (3-9) Child (3-9)
$270.00 $305.00 $258.00 $290.00 $315.00 $350.00 $303.00 $335.00 $290.00 $168.00 $275.00
Receive 15% Aquarium of the Pacific Off the Adult at Best Available Rate Child (3-11) any Knott'sChoice Berry Farm Hotel!
Adult $47.40 $79.00 Childwww.choicehotels.com (3-11) $43.50 $45.00 Book On-Line at Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament 1. Click on Best Available Rate ElReservations Segundo Required: 1-888-WEFort MacArthur JOUST (935-6878)ITT 2. Click Special Rate/Corp ID and enter base ID#:00230120 AdultCommunity $42.50 $62.67 The Exchange Building Center Child (under 12) $34.50 $37.41 3. The653-1304 selected rate is a Preferred(310) Customer rate (SC15 Rate) (310) 653-8226
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$105-120.00 1-Day Adult $80.00-111.00 LOCAL ATTRACTIONS OUR PRICE Gate Price 1-Day Child (3-9) $74.00-109.00 $99-114.00 Aquarium of the Pacific 9-Month Pass $109.00 $129.00 Adult $20.50 $29.95 SAN DIEGO ATTRACTIONS Child (3-11) $15.25 $17.95 San Diego Zoo & Safari Park Knott's Berry Farm Active Duty get FREE once per year $79.00 Adultadmission$47.40 1-Day Adult $46.40 $54.00 Child (3-11) $43.50 $45.00 (3-11) $37.80 $44.00 Medieval Times 1-Day DinnerChild & Tournament Includes bus tour, express tour, and Skyfari tram Reservations Required: 1-888-WE JOUST (935-6878) Safari ParkAdult Adult $46.40 $54.00 $42.50 $62.67 Safari Child Park Child $37.80 $54.00 (under(3-11) 12) $34.50 $37.41 Includes Journey Into Africa and Conservation Carousel UNIVERSAL STUDIOS 2-Day Zoo/Safari Hopper $105-120.00 1-Day Adult $80.00-111.00 Adult$74.00-109.00 $85.65 $99-114.00 $86.40 1-Day Child (3-9) Child (3-11) $75.75 $76.40 9-Month Pass $109.00 $129.00 Legoland
SAN DIEGO ATTRACTIONS
1-Day Legoland $65.00 $99.00 San Diego Zoo & Safari Park $80.00 2-Day SeaLife Active Legoland Duty get +FREE admission once per year $123.00 2-Day Legoland +1-Day Water Park $75.00 $117.00 Adult $46.40 $54.00 1-Day Child (3-11) $37.80 $44.00 $140.25 $189.00 Resort Membership Standard Includes bus tour, express tour, and Skyfari tram $179.50 $269.00 Resort Membership Premium Safari Park Adult $46.40 $54.00 Sea World San Diego Safari Park Child (3-11) $37.80 $54.00 Active Duty Journey + 3 dependents getand FREE admission Carousel once per year Includes Into Africa Conservation 1-Day Adult $72.00 89.99 2-Day Zoo/Safari Hopper 1-Day ChildAdult (3-9) $69.00 89.99 $85.65 $86.40 OUR PRICE Door Price MOVIE TICKETS Child (3-11) $75.75 $76.40 AMC Black $12.50 $15.00 Legoland AMC Snacks: SmallLegoland Popcorn $4.50 $5.75 1-Day $65.00 $99.00 AMC Snacks: Small Drink $4.50 $4.25 $80.00 $123.00 2-Day Legoland + SeaLife 2-Day Legoland + Water Park Resort Membership Standard
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Sea World San Diego Active Duty + 3 dependents get FREE admission once per year
Child (3-9) $207.00 $320.00 $302.90 Military 4-Day Hopper 1-Day Adult $72.00 89.99 Military 5-Day Hopper $222.00 Disney 5-Day Non-Hopper 1-Day Child (3-9) $69.00 89.99 Come in or call our office ticket options! Adultfor other $288.75 $305.00 MOVIE TICKETS $274.60 $290.00 OUR PRICE Door Price Child (3-9) Disney World Tickets must be ordered in advance Disney 5-Day Hopper AMC Black $12.50 $15.00 Please allow TWO WEEKS for processing and shipping Adult $331.30 $350.00 AMC Snacks: Small Popcorn $4.50 $5.75 $317.10 $335.00 Child (3-9) AMC Snacks: Small Drink $4.50 $4.25 Disney 3-Day Military Salute 2018: restrictions Pricing is subject to change attractions at any time without advance notice. Call the ITT office to verify pricing. No exchanges or refunds, no exceptions. Allby Tickets $165.00 $168.00 Disney 4-Day Military Salute 2018: restrictions
YOUTH PROGRAMS Fort MacArthur (Bldg. 425) (310) 653-8383 Open Recreation School Days Monday - Thursday: 3 p.m. - 7 p.m. Friday: 3 p.m. - 8 p.m. Open Recreation School Break 12 p.m. - 6 p.m. School Age Program Monday - Friday: 6 a.m. - 6 p.m. Closed: February 19
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
Join Youth Programs and celebrate the Sweetheart Season with a family dance. Light snacks will be provided. Youth under the age of 9 must be accompanied by an adult.
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 (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
Explorer Club (Ages 5-8) Mondays, February 5, 12 & 26, 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, February 12, 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, February 26, 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, February 6, 13, 20 & 27, 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, February 7, 14, 21 & 28, 4 p.m. - 5 p.m. Explore your inner creativity and learn new skills. Computer Instruction (Ages 5-8) Wednesdays, February 7, 14, 21 & 28 , 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.
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
Guitar/Music Lessons (Ages: 9-18) Thursdays, February 1, 8, 15 & 22, 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.
Youth Karate (Ages 5-14)
Cooking to Music (Ages 9-18)
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, February 2, 16 & 23, 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. Cook for life! Learn new culinary skills each week while cooking with friends!
Tae Kwon Do Instruction (Ages 6 and older)
We Own Friday Night (Ages 9-18) Friday, February 16, 4 p.m. - 5 p.m. Discover the best thing about Friday nights at Youth Programs!
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
Keystone Club (Ages 13-18) Fridays, February 2, 9, 16 & 23, 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!
Wednesday, February 21, 12 p.m. - 1 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.
El Segundo (Bldg. 281) (310) 653-6800 Monday - Friday: 6:30 a.m. - 6 p.m. Closed: February 19 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.
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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.
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.
El Segundo (Bldg. 281) (310) 653-6800 Closed: February 19 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: February 1 & 19
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Force Support Squadron (FSS) gift cards make it easy to purchase gifts for family and friends on special occasions, the holidays or for everyday use while on base. The cards are simple to use and provide specialized purchasing power within all participating FSS activities. And best of all, there are no fees to use your card, and no lost value if you don’t use it right away! Participating FSS locations include...
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Experience the great outdoors Enjoy a tasty breakfast or lunch Purchase movie tickets or favorite theme park Or purchase custom gifts or awards
Gift cards cannot be redeemed for online purchases or for cash. The cards cannot be used in Army, Air Force Exchange Service activities, or the Commissary. Unused Gift Card balances cannot be transferred.
Los Angeles Air Force Base MWR Publication - February 2018 Issue