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March 1 - 31 ODR wants to hear from you! Let us know what type of programming you would like from Outdoor Recreation. Visit www.LAAFBForceSupport.com/ODRSurvey to fill out the programming survey. As a thank you for your feedback, you will have a chance to be entered in a drawing to win an FSS Gift Card valued at either $25 or $50. A total of 6 gift cards will be awarded. 2

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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.

MARCH FEATURES

The opinions expressed herein are not necessarily those of Los Angeles Air Force Base, DoD or the U.S. Air Force. All program dates and times are subject to change. Visit us online at www.laafbforcesupport.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.

08 First Thursdays Join us Every First Thursdays at South Bay Lounge for some complimentary chicken wings, drinks, karaoke and fun.

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09 St. Patrick’s Day Join us at Harborview Lounge for St. Patrick’s Day March 17. Eat, Drink and be Irish!

14 Easter Eggstravaganza Come join us for day of family fun. Enjoy the food truck, activities and get a photo with the Easter Bunny.

Director, 61 FSS Ms. Ann Rodrigue

16 Photography Boot Camp

Deputy Commander, 61 FSS Maj Kathryn Maitrejean Marketing Director Mr. Steve Rosales Visual Information Specialist Mr. Raymond Coronel Mr. Jacques Humphrey

Have a camera and want to take your photography skills to the next level? Join the CC and the Creative Photo Academy with our first photography boot camp. Classes include professional instruction, online access to notes, class materials, and a field trip to apply your new skills.

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18 Tandem Sky Diving

Webmaster Mr. Dave Buxton

Have you ever been on a plane ride so boring that you wanted to just jump out of the plane? Well, after being properly briefed and rigged up to a licensed instructor, you can!

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

Cover Design Mr. Raymond Coronel

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Don’t forget to check out great deals featured by community businesses throughout our publication.

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).

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ODR Survey Directory Base Lodging South Bay Café & Lounge/ Catering Harborview Lounge & Café/ Catering Fitness & Sports Centers Pool Airman & Family Readiness Center Community Center Outdoor Recreation Information, Tickets & Travel Youth Programs Child Development Center Family Child Care School Liaison Officer LA Star Awards

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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.

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

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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.

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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 (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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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.

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

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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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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Passport to Manhood p23

Pre-Separation Counseling p12

Smart Girls p23

Pre-Separation Counseling p12

Base Intro p12

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Kids Konnection Every Tuesday p16

St. Patrick’s Day 5K p10

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Managing Your Move p13

Personal Financial Basics p13

Animal Shelter Supply Drive p17

Best Practices for Investing p12

First Thursdays p8

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Volunteer Nominations Due p13

Ten Steps to a Federal Job p13

Pizza & Ice Cream Party p9

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Kids Konnection Every Tuesday p16

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Cabrillo Beach Cleanup p17

Bundles for Babies p12

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NAF Sale p19

PAB Meeting p26

Civilian Retirement Workshop p13

Muscle Endurance Challenge p10

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Fleece Tie Blanket Making p17

St. Patrick’s Party p9

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Boots to Business p13

EGG HUNT CONTEST p11

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Intramural Volleyball p10

FREE Club Member Breakfast p8

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Explorer Club p23

Youth Karate p23

Kids Konnection p18 Torch Club p23 Tae Kwon Do Instruction p23

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Cooking to Music p23

Tandem Sky Diving p18

Photography Boot Camp p16

Easter Brunch p7

Coming in April

Keystone Club p23

FRIDAY

Tae Kwon Do Instruction p23

THURSDAY

Computer Instruction p23

Deployment Readiness p12

Running Group p10

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Capstone p12

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Youth Programs / CDC

Force Development

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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.

Enjoy a relaxing stay at our oceanfront property, located just minutes from the beach

For pictures of our rooms visit www.LAAFBforcesupport.com

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Distinguished Visitor Suites

$69

Distinguished Visitor Suites

$63

Temporary Lodging Facility

$60

Visiting Quarters

(2BR) Available Through Protocol

(1BR) Available Through Protocol

Comes with a Queen Pull-Out Couch


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FORT MACARTHUR COMMUNITY CENTER

Reservations required by March 28, (310) 653-1306 Adults $40.00 ($2.00 Discount for Club Members) Ages 11-15 $14.95 | Ages 6-10 $ 9.95 Ages 5 & Under Free CARVING STATION Prime Rib with Horseradish Sauce and Aus Jus, Chicken Dijon, Oven Baked Salmon with a Cream Dill Sauce, Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Vegetable Medley, Rolls & Butter Caesar Salad, Fresh Fruit Salad, Asian Noodle Salad, Fresh Green Salad MADE-TO-ORDER OMELET BAR BREAKFAST STATION Bacon, Sausage, Turkey Sausage, Breakfast Potatoes, Biscuits and Gravy MAKE-YOUR-OWN WAFFLE STATION | BAGEL STATION ICE CREAM SUNDAE BAR | HOMEMADE DESSERTS CHILDREN’S MENU: Chicken Nuggets, Macaroni & Cheese Coffee, Hot Tea, and Orange Juice, Chocolate Milk, Complimentary Champagne 7


SOUTH BAY CAFE & LOUNGE AT EL SEGUNDO South Bay Cafe & Lounge (Bldg. 270) Monday - Friday Breakfast: 6:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Lunch: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Lounge Hours: Thursday: 3 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Friday: 3 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Club Member Services (Bldg. 270) (310) 653-1306 Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. The South Bay Café is proud to serve quality meals, provide friendly service, and monthly events and programs to the LA AFB community. Breakfast and lunch is served daily and offers hot-line foods, special orders and made-to-order sandwiches, and assorted beverages. Catering services are also available for special functions such as promotions or retirements. Call (310) 653-8255 for more information.

Sponsored by Aerospace Federal Credit Union

AT THE SOUTH BAY LOUNGE Thursday, March 1, 3 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Complimentary Chicken Wings & Discounted Drinks

Tuesday, March 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! • • • •

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$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

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10% Off Catering Food Purchases Free Entry to Club Events Member Only Contests Annual Scholarship Program

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HARBORVIEW LOUNGE & CAFE AT FORT MACARTHUR Harborview Lounge & Cafe (Bldg. 403) (Located inside the Community Center) (310) 653-8255 Cafe Hours: Friday: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. & 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. Lounge Hours: Friday: 5 p.m. - 11 p.m. (21 & over after 8 p.m.) *Limited Menu Items Available From 5 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Watch Ultimate Fighting at the Harborview Lounge. Free for Club Members, $10 for Non-Club Members Food included with admission.

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.

8� Cheese Pizza: $6 | 8� Pepperoni Pizza: $6.75 Includes one drink with purchase

Ice Cream Sundae: $2

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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

St. Patricks’s Day 5K Run/Walk

Wednesday, March 14, 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. Location: El Segundo Track Come compete for some great prizes at this 5K. Top Male and Female and the individual with the closest estimated time. Watches and timers will not be allowed during this event due to the prize for the estimated time.

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MUSCLE ENDURANCE CHALLENGE

Wednesday, March 21, 12 p.m., El Segundo Compete in three exercises testing upper and lower body muscular endurance. Participant with the most miles wins a prize.

Intramural Volleyball Meeting

Tuesday, March 13, 2 p.m. Location: El Segundo We will meet to discuss the upcoming season, by laws, scheduling, and team rosters. Letters of Intent (LOI) are due at the meeting

Muscle Endurance Challenge

Wednesday, March 21, 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. Location: El Segundo Compete in three exercises testing upper and lower body muscular endurance. Men: Chin Up, Leg Press, and Parallel Bar Dip Women: Flex Arm Hang, Leg Press, and Parallel Bar Dip Additional program details available at the Fitness Center front desk. Prizes will be given to the winners!

Running Group

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

MARPO ROPE MACHINE CHALLENGE Log your miles all month long. Participants with the most miles wins a prize! Health and Wellness Center Fitness Improvement Program (FIP) 10

All of March 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


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

CONTEST RULES Start your Egg Hunt early this year. Your FSS Team has hidden 10 Eggs and 1 Bunny through out LAAFB. Each egg can be redemed for a $10 FSS Gift Card and the bunny can be redemed for a $50 FSS Gift Card. The rules are simple, if you find an egg or bunny, take a selfie with it, post to your Facebook Page and tag @61FSS. Now you can reedem your prize at LA Star Awards ( Bldg. 272, C2-336)

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www.Facebook.com/61FSS PARTICIPATING LOCATIONS

El Segundo • South Bay Cafe • Information, Tickets & Travel • LA Star Awards • Fitness Center

Fort MacArthur • Youth Programs • Outdoor Recreation

(Reedem FSS gift card at Outdoor Recreation.)

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AIRMAN & FAMILY READINESS CENTER El Segundo (Bldg. 272, C1-209) (310) 653-5428 Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

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

Fort MacArthur (Bldg. 410) By Appointment Closed every 1st Thursday of the month for training.

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

Wednesday, March 28, 12:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Location: Health Promotions Classroom, in the Fitness Center Learn from the experts how to care for your new bundle of joy. Air Force Aid Society sponsors a gift for all AD Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard expectant parents. Army families and civilians are welcome to attend. Call 310-653-5193 to sign up.

Services

Military/Civilian Base INTRO-Program

Casualty Assistance Office

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

Monday, March 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.

Personal Financial Counselor

Pre-Separation Counseling

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

Military & Family Life Counselor

Need help with stressful issues? Call 310-462-6072 for a confidential appointment.

Weekly Meetings Capstone

Tuesdays, March 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.

Deployment Readiness

Wednesdays, March 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.

Programs Best Practices for Investing

Thursday, March 1, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Location: Gordon Conference Center It’s Military Saves Week! Discover ways to invest from the experts: CA Department of Business Oversight and FINRA (Financial Industry Regulatory Authority). 12

March 5 & 19 , 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

Thursday, March 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.


Civilian Retirement Workshop

Wednesday, March 21, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Location: Bldg. 272, C2-201/202 Federal employees close to retirement will learn how pension is calculated, survivor benefit and FEGLI costs, TSP income ideas, how to effectively use sick leave, and more. Attendance is limited.

Ten Steps to a Federal Job

Tuesday, March 27, 8 a.m. - 12 a.m. Location: Bldg. 272, C2-203 Learn the ins and outs of applying for a federal job, including analyzing vacancy announcements, formatting your resume, and writing dynamic KSAs (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities). We MUST have at least 4 attendees.

Transition GPS (Goals, Plans, Success)

March 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

Thursday, March 15, 1p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Location: Bldg 272, C1-203 Get good advice on planning your next PCS from the Clinic, Traffic Management and Finance.

Boots to Business

Thursday, March 29 & Friday, March 30, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Location: Bldg. 272, C2-205 The Small Business Administration presents a two-day workshop on business principles, writing a business plan and finances.

Looking Ahead Career Week April 23 - 27

Several classes will be available throughout the week and a Career Fair on April 25, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Gordon Conference Center.

Volunteer Nominations Due March 27

Nominate a volunteer for the Volunteer Excellence Award or the Shining Star Award. Call A&FRC for more information.

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.

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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. We offer a number of rooms for scheduling meetings, social and special events. Event catering services available, (310) 653-8255.

Monday - Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Closed: March 7

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Kids Konnection 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.

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Tuesdays, March 6, 13, 20 & 27, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Location: 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.

BEGINNING PHOTOGRAPHY Mondays, April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 & May 7 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Have a camera and want to take your photography skills to the next level? Join the CC and the Creative Photo Academy with our first photography boot camp. Classes include professional instruction, online access to notes, class materials, and a field trip to apply your new skills. Lessons will cover: The Camera, The Image, The Exposure, The Light, Flash & Focus, and Improving Your Image. Great for beginner or seasoned photographer looking for a refresher course. Age Restriction: Ages 14 & Over http://creativephotoacademy.com/

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ELIGIBLE MEMBERS

FEES

AF Active Duty, AF Reservists, AF Dependents

$85.00

All Other Branches, DoD, Retirees & Guests

$279.00


March 1 – April 14 | Please drop off donations at the Community Center The Community Center is taking donations for the Harbor animal shelter located here in San Pedro. This shelter helps find homes for dogs, cats, birds, reptiles, rabbits, and many more furry friends. Looking for a family service project? Anyone who would like to help the CC staff drop off donations and stay to volunteer at the shelter please give the Community Center a call to sign up.

Items Needed: • White Vinegar • Bird Food • Cat & Dog Treats • Reptile Supplies • Aquatic Turtle Food • Cat/Dog/Rabbit Toys • Guinea Pig/Hamster Food

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Bandannas For Photos Cat Beds Pee Pads Newspaper Pet Waste Bags Leashes & Collars (All Sizes) Towels & Blankets Non-Clumping Cat Litter

Shelter Dro off day is Sa p tu April 14, 10 rday a.m.

Give the World a Hand

Cabrillo Beach Cleanup

Friday, March 16, 7 - 9 p.m. Join us for our Fleece Tie Blanket Making class. We will provide the fabric and tools necessary, you will learn to make the blanket and then take home your creation! Snacks will be provided. ELIGIBLE MEMBERS

FEES

AF Active Duty, AF Reservists, AF Dependents

$10.00

All Other Branches, DoD, Retirees & Guests

$25.00

Wednesday, March 28, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Location: Cabrillo Beach, San Pedro The Community and Youth Centers have teamed up to help our environment by cleaning up Cabrillo Beach. Trash bags, gloves, and lunch provided courtesy of the CC. If you and your family would like to volunteer please call Erin at (310) 653-8343

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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: March 7 & 8

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.LAAFBForceSupport.com/R4R Outdoor Recreation Los Angeles Air Force Base

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PHASE

ELIGIBLE MEMBERS

REGISTRATION BEGINS

REGISTRATION ENDS

Phase I

AF Active Duty, AF Reservists, AF Dependents Accompanying Active Member

February 14, 2018

March 8, 2018

Phase II

All Other Branches, DoD, Retirees, Contractors & Guests

February 21, 2018

March 8, 2018

PHASE

ELIGIBLE MEMBERS

REGISTRATION BEGINS

REGISTRATION ENDS

Phase I

AF Active Duty, AF Reservists

February 21, 2018

March 21, 2018

PRICE $5.00 $10.00

PRICE $75.00

PHASE

ELIGIBLE MEMBERS

REGISTRATION BEGINS

REGISTRATION ENDS

Phase I

AF Active Duty, AF Reservists

March 7, 2018

April 4, 2018

Phase II

All Other Branches, DoD, Retirees, Contractors & Guests

March 14, 2018

April 4, 2018

PRICE $75.00 $150.00


NAF SALE! | March 19 – 23 Camping & Recreation Equipment

Photos and starting pricing available to view at

www.LAAFBForceSupport.com/NAFSale

Closed bids will be accepted at Marketing/LA Star Awards or NAF Accounting. Winning bidder will be contacted on Friday and pick up dates will be determined. Sale items will be on display at Outdoor Recreation during the sale dates.

EQUIPMENT RENTAL PRICE LIST

Inventory list available online at www.LAAFBForceSupport.com/outdoor-recreation

CAMPING EQUIPMENT Day Weekend Week 8.00 Camping Chairs 2.00 3.00 Cooler (100 qt.) 4.00 6.00 16.00 Cooler w/ wheels (60 qt.) 5.00 7.50 20.00 Cots 3.00 4.50 12.00 Dispenser ( 5 gal.) 2.50 3.75 10.00 Dispenser (10 gal.) 2.50 5.25 14.00 Family Cook Set 3.00 4.50 12.00 Lantern 4.00 6.00 16.00

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

Day Weekend Week 15.00 35.00 50.00 10.00 15.00 40.00 15.00 22.50 60.00 25.00 35.00 100.00 1.00 1.50 4.00 8.00 12.00 32.00 4.00 10.50 28.00

FORT MAC BBQ PICNIC AREA **Picnic Park w/ Cabana (by pool) Party Groups of 50 & Under 50.00 Party Groups of 51 to 100 People 75.00 Fort Mac BBQ Picnic Area requires a security deposit which will be returned if the area and restrooms are left clean and trash is disposed in dumpsters provided. All Items are first come, first-served. Reservations on some items may be made up to 2 months in advance.

**TRAILERS

Day Weekend Week Sleeping Bag 4.00 6.00 16.00 Sleeping Bag (Mummy) 6.00 9.00 24.00 Fleece Liner 1.00 1.50 4.00 Stove (2 Burner) 3.00 4.50 12.00 Tent (3-Man) 7.00 10.50 28.00 Therma Rest (2" Blue) 2.50 3.75 10.00 Therma Rest (2.5" Blue) 3.00 4.50 12.00 Therma Rest (3" Black) 4.00 6.00 16.00

**PARTY PACKAGE MAKE YOUR RENTAL A PARTY PACKAGE AT NO ADDITIONAL COST PARTY PACKAGE INCLUDES: The Jumper / Inflatable selected, (4) 6' folding tables, and (20) folding chairs

MISCELLANEOUS EQUIPMENT *Cotton Candy Machine *Snow Cone Machine *Popcorn Machine *Hot Dog Machine 5' Folding Table 6' Folding Table 8' Folding Table Folding Chairs Canopy 10' x 10' Cornhole Tug of War Rope

Day Weekend Week 35.00 45.00 140.00 35.00 45.00 140.00 35.00 45.00 140.00 35.00 45.00 140.00 3.00 3.00 12.00 4.00 4.00 16.00 5.00 5.00 20.00 1.00 1.00 4.00 17.00 20.00 68.00 10.00 15.00 40.00 10.00 15.00 40.00

4x8 Utility w/ sides Flat Bed 6x12 Kayak

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

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

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

**JUMPERS / INFLATABLES Day Weekend Week Flat Bouncer Cart 5.00 7.50 20.00 Turtle (13x13) 50.00 75.00 200.00 Castle (15x15) 55.00 80.00 220.00 Western (15x15) 55.00 80.00 220.00 Sport Arena (15x15) 55.00 80.00 220.00 Tiger (16x28) 60.00 85.00 240.00 Euro Castle (18x17) 60.00 85.00 240.00 Castle w/ Slide (15x15) 60.00 85.00 240.00 Sport Arena w/ Slide 60.00 85.00 240.00 Jungle w/ Slide 60.00 85.00 240.00 Crayon w/ Slide 60.00 85.00 240.00 Princess Castle w/ Slide 60.00 85.00 240.00 Wizard Castle w/ Slide 60.00 85.00 240.00 Western w/ Slide 60.00 85.00 240.00 Farmland (19x16) 65.00 85.00 260.00

Pricing is subject to change at any time. Items with * require a Deposit: *$25 Deposit **$50 Deposit ***$100 Deposit

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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. Fort MacArthur Closed: March 7 & 8

Tickets can be ordered from the ITT as follows: •

Disneyland SoCal 2 day non-hopper $158

Disneyland SoCal 2 day hopper $202

Disneyland SoCal 3 day non-hopper $198

Disneyland SoCal 3 day hopper $242

Admission: Valid for admission to the Disneyland Resort parks during the promotion period to exclude the following blackout dates: 23 March - 8 April 18. Eligibility is limited to those living in the following zip code range: 90000-93599; residency required for purchase and admission at the parks for each adult guest.

Tickets Expire: May 24, 2018

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. 20


El Segundo The Exchange Building (310) 653-1304 DISNEYLAND

OUR PRICE

Gate Price*

Disney Military Salute Tickets Limit 6 per household Restrictions Apply *Gate prices listed are for Regular Admission Value, Regular and Peak pricing are dependent upon the day.

Fort MacArthur ITT

Receive Community Center (310) 653-8226 15% Off the www.LAAFBForceSupport.com/ITT Best Available UNIVERSAL STUDIOS OUR PRICE Gate Price* Rate at any 1-Day Adult $80.00-111.00 $105-120.00 1-Day Child (3-9) $74.00-109.00 $99-114.00 Choice Hotel! 9-Month Pass $109.00 $149.00 LOCAL ATTRACTIONS OUR PRICE Gate Price Book On-Line at www.choicehotels.com Aquarium of the Pacific 1. Click on Best Available Adult Rate $20.50 ITT $29.95 El Segundo Fort MacArthur Child (3-11) $15.25 $17.95 2. Click Special Rate/Corp ID and enter base ID#:00230120 The Exchange Building Community Center Knott's Berry Farm 3. The selected rate is a Preferred (310) Customer rate (SC15 Rate) (310) 653-1304 653-8226 Adult $47.40 $79.00 Child (3-11) $43.50 $45.00 www.LAAFBForceSupport.com/ITT Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament UNIVERSAL STUDIOS OUR PRICE Gate Price* Reservations Required: 1-888-WE JOUST (935-6878) 1-Day Adult $80.00-111.00 $105-120.00 Adult $42.50 $62.67 1-Day Child (3-9) $74.00-109.00 $99-114.00 Child (under 12) $34.50 $37.41 9-Month Pass $109.00 $149.00 SAN DIEGO ATTRACTIONS OUR PRICE Gate Price LOCAL ATTRACTIONS OUR PRICE Gate Price San Diego of Zoo & Safari Aquarium the PacificPark Active Duty get FREE admission once per year $29.95 Adult $20.50 1-Day Adult $46.40 $54.00 Child (3-11) $15.25 $17.95 1-Day Child (3-11) $37.80 $44.00 Knott's Berry Farm Includes bus tour, express tour, and Skyfari tram Adult $47.40 $79.00 Safari Park Adult $46.40 $54.00 Child (3-11) $43.50 $45.00 Safari Park Child (3-11) $37.80 $54.00 Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament Includes Journey Into Africa and Conservation Carousel Reservations Required: 1-888-WE JOUST (935-6878) 2-Day Zoo/Safari Hopper Adult $42.50 $62.67 Adult $85.65 $86.40 Child (under 12) $34.50 $37.41 Child (3-11) $75.75 $76.40 SAN DIEGO ATTRACTIONS OUR PRICE Gate Price Legoland

Disney 3-Day Military Salute 2018: restrictions DISNEYLAND OUR PRICE Gate Price* All Tickets $165.00 $168.00 Disney 4-Day Military Salute 2018: restrictions All Tickets $185.00 $188.00 Disney Military Salute Tickets Disneyland or California Adventure: 1-Day 1-Park Only Adult $95.25 $97-$135 Limit 6 per household $90.50 $91-$127 Child (3-9) Disney 1-Day Hopper Restrictions Apply Adult $145.25 $147-$185 Child (3-9) $135.50 $141-$177 *Gate prices listed are for Regular Admission DisneyValue, 2-dayRegular Non-Hopper and Peak pricing are dependent upon the day. Adult $196.00 $210.00 Disney 3-Day Military Salute 2018: restrictions Child (3-9) $185.00 $198.00 All Tickets $165.00 $168.00 Disney 2-day Hopper Disney 4-Day Military Salute 2018: restrictions Adult $240.00 $260.00 All Tickets $185.00 $188.00 Child (3-9) $230.00 $248.00 Disneyland or California Adventure: 1-Day 1-Park Only Disney 3-day Non-Hopper Adult $95.25 $97-$135 San Diego Zoo & Safari Park Adult $260.00 $280.00 1-Day Legoland $65.00 $99.00 $90.50 $91-$127 Active Duty get FREE admission once per year Child (3-9) Child (3-9) $245.00 $264.00 2-Day with Sealife $75.00 $117.00 Disney 1-Day Hopper 1-Day Adult $46.40 $54.00 Disney 3-day Hopper 3-Day California Resort $80.00 $123.00 Adult $145.25 $147-$185 1-Day ChildHopper (3-11) $37.80 $44.00 $315.00 $330.00 Resort Membership Standard $189.00 Child Adult (3-9) $135.50 $141-$177 Includes bus tour, express tour, and$140.25 Skyfari tram Disney 2-day Non-Hopper Safari Park Adult $46.40 $54.00 Child (3-9) $300.00 $314.00 Resort Membership Premium $179.50 $269.00 $196.00 $210.00 Safari Park Child (3-11) $37.80 $54.00 Disney 4-Day Non-Hopper Adult Sea World San Diego Child Adult (3-9) $185.00 $198.00 Includes Journey Into Africa and Conservation Carousel $285.00 $305.00 Active Duty + 3 dependents get FREE admission once per year Disney 2-day Hopper 2-Day Zoo/Safari Hopper $270.00 $287.00 1-Day Adult $72.00 89.99 Child (3-9) Adult $240.00 $260.00 $85.65 $86.40 1-Day Child Adult (3-9) $69.00 89.99 Disney 4-Day Hopper Child Adult (3-9) $230.00 $248.00 Child (3-11) $76.40 MOVIE TICKETS OUR$75.75 PRICE Door Price $335.00 $355.00 Disney 3-day Non-Hopper Legoland $320.00 $337.00 Child (3-9) AMC Black $12.50 $15.00 $260.00 $280.00 $65.00 $99.00 Disney 5-Day Non-Hopper Adult $4.50 $5.75 AMC Snacks:1-Day Small Legoland Popcorn Adult $305.00 $320.00 $4.50 $4.25 AMC Snacks: Drink Child (3-9) $245.00 $264.00 2-Day Small with Sealife $75.00 $117.00 $290.00 $301.00 Child (3-9) Disney 3-day Hopper 3-Day California Resort Hopper $80.00 $123.00 Disney 5-Day Hopper Adult $315.00 $330.00 Resort Membership Standard $140.25 $189.00 Adult $355.00 $370.00 Child (3-9) (3-9) $300.00 $314.00 Resort Membership Premium $179.50 $269.00 $340.00 $351.00 Child DisneyDISNEY 4-Day Non-Hopper Sea World San Diego WALT WORLD $207.00 $305.00 Military 4-Day Hopper Adult $285.00 Active Duty + 3 dependents get FREE admission once per year Military 5-Day Hopper $222.00 $287.00 $270.00 1-Day Adult $72.00 89.99 Child (3-9) ComeHopper in or call our office for other ticket options! 1-Day Child (3-9) $69.00 89.99 Disney 4-Day Disney World TicketsAdult must be ordered in advance$355.00 MOVIE TICKETS OUR PRICE Door Price $335.00 Please allow TWOChild WEEKS for processing and shipping $320.00 $337.00 (3-9) AMC Black $12.50 $15.00 Disney 5-Day Non-Hopper $4.50 $5.75 AMC Snacks: Small Popcorn Adult $305.00 $320.00 $4.50 $4.25 AMC Snacks: Small Drink $290.00 $301.00 Child (3-9) subject to change by attractions at any time without advance notice. Call the ITT office to verify pricing. No exchanges or refunds, no exceptions. 21 DisneyPricing 5-DayisHopper

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YOUTH PROGRAMS Fort MacArthur (Bldg. 425) (310) 653-8383 Open Recreation School Days (March 1-23) Monday - Thursday: 3 p.m. - 7 p.m. Friday: 3 p.m. - 8 p.m. Open Recreation School Break (March 26-30) 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. *Open Recreation Program may be closed due to field trip/ events. Please call Youth Programs for more information. LAAFB Youth Programs

MARCH 26 - 30

Come join the fun during Spring Break! School Age Care must request care using militarychildcare.com. Open Recreation members can participate from 12 p.m. – 6 p.m. all week.

Wednesday, March 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. 22


Smart Girls (Ages 9-12) 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

Monday, March 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, March 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, March 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, March 7, 14, 21 & 28, 4 p.m. - 5 p.m. Explore your inner creativity and learn new skills.

Transportation Program (Ages 9-18)

Youth Program members are eligible for transportation to and from select schools: Leland Elementary, Point Fermin Elementary, White Point Elementary, Dana Middle School, and Port of Los Angeles High School. Upon return, registered youth may enjoy our Open Recreation Program, or go directly home. $50 per week *Note: Participation in the transportation program does not automatically register youth for after school activities. Youth must be enrolled in Open Recreation and other programming separately.

Congressional Award Opportunities

The Congressional Award is the United States Congress’ award for young Americans. It is non-partisan, voluntary, and non-competitive. The program is open to all 14 to 23 year-olds. Participants earn Bronze, Silver, and Gold Congressional Award Certificates and Bronze, Silver, and Gold Congressional Award Medals. Each level involves setting goals in four program areas: Volunteer Public Service, Personal Development, Physical Fitness, and Expedition/Exploration. For more information visit http://congressionalaward.org or contact Youth Programs (310) 653-8383

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 and 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, March 5, 12 & 19 , 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Weekly activities geared toward 5-8 years old. Activities may include art, cooking and fitness.

Computer Instruction (Ages 5-8)

Wednesdays, March 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.

Guitar/Music Lessons (Ages: 9-18)

Thursdays, March 1, 8, 15 & 22, 4 p.m. - 7 p.m. Thursday, March 29, 3 p.m. – 6 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.

Keystone Club (Ages 13-18)

Fridays, March 2, 9, 16 & 23, 5 p.m. – 6 p.m. Friday, March 30, 4 p.m. - 5 p.m. Keystone Club encourages community service, individual growth, and companionship. Join us weekly and become a great leader, join Keystone today!

Cooking to Music (Ages 9-18)

Fridays, March 2, 9, 16 & 23, 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. Friday, March 30, 5 p.m. – 6 p.m. Cook for life! Learn new culinary skills each week while cooking with friends!

We Own Friday Night (Ages 9-18)

Friday, March 16, 4 p.m. - 5 p.m. Discover the best thing about Friday nights at Youth Programs! 23


Wednesday, March 21, 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. Location: CDC, El Segundo El Segundo (Bldg. 281) (310) 653-6800 Monday - Friday: 6:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.

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.

Full-time and hourly care to Active Duty, DoD and Active Reservists. We offer individual and group, age appropriate educational activities that stimulate social, cognitive and emotional growth for children ages 6 weeks to 5 years. We are proud to participate in the USDA Food Program with base-dietitian approved menus. Our facility is NAEYC accredited and features professional and caring staff. 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.

Congratulations to our CDC Staff Super Star! We appreciate your outstanding work and dedication to caring for our Los Angeles AFB CDC families. CDC parents continue to vote for your favorite CDC Staff and tell us why you appreciate them so much!

El Segundo (Bldg. 281) (310) 653-6800

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: FULL CAPACITY Full-time/Part-time/Hourly care • • • •

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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 34-144 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.


SCHOOL LIAISON OFFICER Fort MacArthur (Bldg. 410 Suite 4) (310) 653-8631 Tuesday 8 am - 5:30 pm El Segundo (Bldg. 272, Room C1-209) (310) 653-5428 or (310) 653-8631 Monday, Wednesday, Thursday: 8am - 5:30 pm, Fridays 8:00 am - 4:30pm 61FSS.SLO@us.af.mil

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/

www.laafbforcesupport.com/family/slo 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 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 Online homework tutoring available to all military families at http://military.tutor.com/ home

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

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

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! 25


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:

LA.Star.Awards@us.af.mil

• • • •

Closed every 1st Thursday of the month for training

Hollywood Stars Wooden Plaques Custom Design Engraved Plate

• • • •

Poster Printing* Banner Printing* Crystal Awards Trophies

• Coin Holders • Business Cards • and so much more!

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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

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CALIFORNIA DREAMIN' PLAQUE 14" x 11" $38 20" x 16" $55

20oz $20 20oz With Engraving $30

CLEARANCE

Limited Quantities. While Supplies Last! *Does not include engraving. 26

20oz. POLAR CAMEL

11” x 14” Frame

Now $20

8” x 10” Frame

Now $7

11” x 14” Frame

Now $18


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