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FORCE

APRIL 2019

THE

61st FORCE SUPPORT SQUADRON • LOS ANGELES AIR FORCE BASE


Easter Champagne Breakfast April 21 | 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Info

Registration Deadline: April 15

Fee (cost per person): • Adults $16.95 • Children ages 5-12 $ 8.95 • Children ages 5 & under FREE To make reservations contact Community Center (310) 653-8341/8343

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Made to order Omelet Station Biscuits & Gravy Scrambled Eggs Breakfast Potatoes Bacon & Sausage Turkey Sausage Assorted Breads Salsa

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Make your own Waffle Station Fresh Fruit Display Assorted Cookies & Dessert Bars Mini Donuts Coffee & Tea Juice Boxes Orange Juice Complimentary Champagne


CONTENTS

“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.

APRIL FEATURES

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

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

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Director, 61 FSS Ms. Ann Rodrigue

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

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Starting in May, Friday afternoons or Saturday mornings. First come, first serve! Sign up at the Fitness Center. For more information, please call (310) 653-8361. POC Melvin Henry

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

Calling all AF Club members! Join us every third Thursday of the month in the South Bay Lounge for Karaoke, Free Refreshments, Free Chicken Wings, Assorted hors d’oeuvres, and drink specials!

Come join us for day of family fun. Enjoy Easter Egg Hunting, activities and get a photo with the Easter Bunny.

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Marketing Clerk Ms. Amber McFerren Ms. Ariel Humphrey

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Boys & Girls Clubs of America and Raytheon have partnered to create STEM Centers of Innovation at select Boys & Girls Clubs and Youth Centers around the world! The partnership supports a high-quality, technology-based STEM program that supports creativity and innovation.

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Additional photography provided by base Photo Services

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

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Follow us @61FSS Housing Access/Sponsorship Guidance • Visitors: Sponsor must come to the gate and sponsor their visitor on. • Commercial Deliveries/Services (i.e. Fed Ex, Amazon, Cable, Trash, Newspaper, etc): There is no need for the individual to come to the gate, it can be delivered to the home. • Food Deliveries: Personnel must come pick up their food at the gates. • 100% ID checks are still in effect: This includes all passengers within vehicles; to include military dependents (age 10 or over).

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Start a business in your home for child care The Air Force Aid Society is paying for AF active duty spouses’ training to become a Family Child Care provider. Sign up by April 26 to attend training in May.

DEPARTMENTS 4 Directory 6 Base Lodging 8 South Bay Café & Lounge/ Catering 9 Harborview Lounge & Café/ Catering 10 Fitness & Sports Centers 11 Pool 12 Airman & Family Readiness Center 14 Community Center 18 Outdoor Recreation 20 Information, Tickets & Travel 22 Youth Programs 24 Child Development Center 25 Family Child Care 26 School Liaison Officer 28 LA Star Awards 29 NAF Human Resources 30 Force Development 3


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

El Segundo

Fort MacArthur

200 N. Douglas Street, El Segundo, CA. 90245

2400 S. Pacific Avenue, San Pedro, CA. 90731

FSS Administration Bldg. 410 (Suite 1-2)..................(310) 653-8557 Harborview Event Center/Catering Bldg. 403......................................(310) 653-8255 Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. Harborview Lounge Bldg. 403......................................(310) 653-2803 Lounge | Friday: 5 p.m. - 11 p.m. Cafe | Friday: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. & 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. Lodging (Air Force Inns) Bldg. 37........................................(310) 653-8296 Monday - Sunday: 6 a.m. - 12 a.m.

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

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

South Bay Café & Lounge Bldg. 270............................................(310) 653-2803

Fitness & Sports Center Bldg. 286.....................................(310) 653-6771 Monday - Friday: 5 a.m. - 9 p.m. Saturday - Sunday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Force Development Bldg. 272 (C2-302).....................(310) 653-5358 Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Appointments Preferred Honor Guard Bldg. 272 (C2-335)....................(310) 653-5087 Information, Tickets & Travel AAFES BX.....................................(310) 653-1304 Monday - Friday: 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Every 1st Saturday of the Month: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Closed for Lunch: 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

South Bay Catering Bldg. 270............................................(310) 653-8255 Monday - Wednesday & Friday: 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. Thursday: 9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m., Appointment Only Special Morale & Welfare Funds Bldg. 272 (C2-336)..........................(310) 653-5249 Private Orgs & Fundraising Bldg. 272 (C2-336)..........................(310) 653-5829 T O F TH E E N ACTIVITIES P AI

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

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

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

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

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Picnic Area Reservations Pool Pavilion..............................(310) 653-8226

NAF Human Resources Office Bldg. 272 (C2-302)...............(310) 653-5085/5679 Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Outdoor Recreation / Equipment Rentals / Information, Tickets & Travel Bldg. 403 .........................(310) 653-8225/8226 Monday & Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Tuesday - Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

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

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Community Center Bldg. 403..........................(310) 653-8341/8343 Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Airman & Family Readiness Center Bldg. 272 (C1-209).....................(310) 653-5428 Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

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Airman & Family Readiness Annex Bldg. 410......................................(310) 653-5428 Monday: 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Friday: 9 a.m. - Noon

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Tierra Vista ...(877) 830-0611

Youth Programs Bldg. 425........................................(310) 653-8383 • Open Recreation Summer Hours Monday - Friday: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m. • School Age Program Bldg. 425................................(310) 653-8383 Monday - Friday: 6 a.m. - 6 p.m.

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• Federal Holidays: All 61 FSS facilities will be closed on Federal Holidays with the exception of Lodging. Closure of Food/Lounge operations will be determined on a case-by-case basis & advertised separately. • Family Days: On Family Days, Force Support facilities will support minimal manning for our employees and limited services will be available. The following facilities will be closed: CDC, SouthBay Café & lounge, & Youth Center School Age Program. • 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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CDC Parade p24

SMC 2.0 Intro p12

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The Importance of Networking p12

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Los Angeles Zoo p22

Wilderness Challenge p18

Easter Champagne Breakfast p2

Pre-Separation Counseling p12

Smart Girls p23

Pre-Separation Counseling p12

SMC 2.0 Intro p12

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Elliptical Challenge p10

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SMC 2.0 Intro p12

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First Thursdays p7

PAB Meeting p24

Personal Financial Basics p12

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Obstacle Course p24

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Thursday

Career Fair p12

Mulligan Family Fun Center p22

Autism Awareness 5K p13

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Career Exploration & Planning Track p12

Computer Instruction p23

Easter Egg Hunt Contest p16

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Karaoke p8 Volunteer Appreciation p13 Managing Your Move p13

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Open Rec Programming p22

Air Force Live Green Program p14

Challenge p10

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Month of the Military Child Youth Program Open House p22

Resume & Interview Workshop p13

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Spring 5K p10

STEM Center Grand Opening p22

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Transition GPS Mandatory Prerequisite: Pre-Separation Brief p12

FREE Club Member Breakfast p8

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EFMP Adult Golf Clinic p13

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

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Club Member Social p9

Wilderness Challenge p18

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Operation Mega Phone Lock-In p22

Club Member Social p9

Kids’ Night Out p23

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Fitness Center

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CC / Outdoor Rec

A&FRC / SLO

Marketing

Holidays

Explorer Club p23

Youth Karate p23

Tae Kwon Do Instruction p23 Torch Club p23

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Deployment Readiness p12 Youth Karate p23 Fine Arts Program p23

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Guitar/Drums/Music Lessons p23

Helthy Lifestyles Cooking p23

www.LAFSS.com Follow us @61FSS

Keystone Club p23

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Tae Kwon Do Instruction p23

THURSDAY

Running Group p10

WEDNESDAY

Capstone p12

TUESDAY

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Weekly Reoccurring Events

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.

PET FRIENDLY LARGE TEMPORARY LODGING FACILITIES (TLF) AVAILABLE!

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Room Rates • Visiting Officer Quarter/Visiting Quarter (VOQ/VQ) $70 • Temporary Lodging Facility (TLF) $77 • Large TLF (3 Bedrooms & more) $77 *Pet-friendly units available for $10/night extra

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

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SOUTH BAY CAFE & LOUNGE AT EL SEGUNDO South Bay Cafe (Bldg. 270) Monday - Friday Breakfast: 6:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Lunch: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Grab & Go: 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. South Bay Lounge (Bldg. 270) Thursday & Friday: 3 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Club Member Services (Bldg. 270) (310) 653-2803 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 conferences, luncheons, promotions, and retirements. Call (310) 653-8255 for more information.

EVERY THIRD THURSDAY APRIL 18 • 3-5:30 P.M. Calling all AF Club members! Join us every third Thursday of the month in the South Bay Lounge for Karaoke, Free Refreshments, Free Chicken Wings, Assorted hors d’oeuvres, and drink specials!

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

THURSDAY, APRIL 4 AT 3 P.M. $5 Pitchers (Domestic Only)

During the 3 p.m. - 4 p.m. Social Hour. Complimentary Chicken Wings (while supplies last). SPONSORED BY

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No federal endorsement of sponsor(s) intended nor implied.


HARBORVIEW LOUNGE AT FORT MACARTHUR Harborview Lounge (Bldg. 403) (Located inside the Community Center) (310) 653-2803

The Harborview Lounge offers relaxing views, friendly service, and monthly events and programs to the Fort MacArthur community. Join us on Friday nights for drinks, cocktails, billiards, dancing and more.

Lounge Hours: Friday: 5 p.m. - 11 p.m. 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. Limited Menu Items Available. Family Friendly.

Catering services are also available for special functions such as conferences, luncheons, promotions, and retirements. Call (310) 653-8255 for more information. @61FSSSouthBayCafeandHarborview

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EVERY FIRST & LAST FRIDAY APRIL 5 & 26 • 5-6 P.M. Join us at the Harborview Lounge every first and last Friday of the month for Free Refreshments, Assorted hors d’oeuvres, Drink Specials, and $3 Chicken Wings w/Fries Basket. Bars are open to all patrons during Club Member Social.

SIGN UP BY VISITING

www.LAFSS.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

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FITNESS & SPORTS CENTERS El Segundo (Bldg. 286) (310) 653-6771 Monday - Friday: 5 a.m. - 9 p.m. Saturday & Sunday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. 24-hour access available - Registration required Fort MacArthur (Bldg. 425) (310) 653-8361 Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. Saturday & Sunday: Closed 24-hour access available - Registration required Closed: April 21

Our facilities are fully equipped and free of charge. Friendly fitness staff are standing by to assist with any fitness or sports related questions. Military, Dependents, DoD Civilians & Aerospace employees are eligible to access both fitness centers. Ask About: Incentive Programs, Military Fitness Testing (310) 653-6771, Intramural & Varsity Sports Must Know Rules: 100% ID check at all times & Wear proper attire @61FSSFitnessCenter

INTRAMURAL GOLF DOUBLES BEST BALL Location: The Navy Golf Course, 18 hole Destroyer 5660 Orangewood Ave. Garden Grove, CA 90630 6 Week Season Starting in May 2019 Looking at Friday Afternoons or Saturday Mornings First come, first serve! Sign up at the Fitness Center. Minimum: 12 Players For more information, please call (310) 653-8361 POC: Melvin Henry

Elliptical Challenge (FIP)

Trek Across America & California

All of April 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. Prizes Spring 5k Run/ Walk are given when you reach highlighted landmarks along the map. If Wednesday, April 10, 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. you participate in the Trek across California, you can transfer your Location: El Segundo Track mileage to the USA Trek but prizes will start from Amarillo, Texas. Come compete for some great prizes at this 5k. Top male and female Modes of travel can be achieved through the following exercises: and the individual with the closest estimated time. Watches and Treadmill, Bike, Stepper, Cross Trainer, Rower & Run/Walk timers will not be allowed during this event due to the prizes for estimated time. All of April Log your miles all month long. Participant with the most miles wins a prize! *Health and Wellness Center Fitness Improvement Program

A-Z Fitness Challenge

Wednesday, April 26, 12pm-1pm Location: El Segundo Field Challenge yourself with our A-Z fitness circuit – using all major muscle groups while also incorporating a cardiovascular workout. Fun in the Sun, be sure to bring a water bottle and towel. POC: Courtney Stephens

Running Group

Wednesdays, 6:30 a.m. - 7:30 a.m. Location: Live Oak Park, Manhattan Beach (1601 N. Valley Dr.) Join us Wednesday mornings at Manhattan Beach and enjoy a beautiful run along the beach. POC: Courtney.Stephens.2@us.af.mil

Walking Club

Month of April Location: El Segundo & Fort MacArthur Join our Walking club – track your walking steps (trying for 10,000 steps a day equaling 5 miles) – as you hit certain milestones you receive prizes – total mileage for the program is 113.7 miles (1,137,000 steps). Fitness staff can give you tips on how to increase your daily mileage - So let’s get to Steppin’! POC: Tara Thompson

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Visit us Online at www.LAFSS.com for the most up-to-date schedule of our courses. Courses are FREE. No pre-registration required. Instructor and class content are subject to change.


SUMMER Fort MacArthur (Bldg. 400) (310) 653-8226 SUMMER HOURS: May - Oct 27 Tuesday - Sunday: 12 p.m. - 8 p.m. WINTER HOURS: Oct 28 - May 2019 Saturday - Sunday: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m. 61FSS.ODR@us.af.mil

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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

November - April Saturdays & Sundays only: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m.

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

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

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

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

Closed every 1st Thursday of the month for training

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

@61FSSAFRC

The Importance of Networking Monday, April 22, 10 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.

Location: Bldg. 272, C2-201 • How to use Linked-In to network • Creating a Linked-In account and using a professional photo • Benefits for Veterans using Linked-In

CAREER WEEK Join us for “Career Week” events! Learn how to use social media networks to find employment opportunities, write an effective resume, and research explore career fields. These events lead up to our Career Fair on April 23, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. in the Gordon Conference Center!

Career Fair

Tuesday, April 23, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Location: Bldg. 270, Gordon Conference Center, Area 2 & 3

Learn about career opportunities for transitioning military members from Lockheed Martin, Cedar Sinai Hospital, Booz Allen Hamilton, Custom and Border Protection and many more!

Career Exploration & Planning Track

Wednesday, April 24 & Thursday, April 25, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Location: Bldg. 272, C2-205

In this 2 day class participants will learn to narrow their career focus by establishing achievable career goals and development strategies.

SERVICES

PROGRAMS

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

Monday, April 1, 15 & 29, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Location: Bldg. 270, RPC Conference Room Newcomers are briefed on the exciting world of the Air Force and the cutting edge technology of SMC 2.0. They will be provided with informational briefings, as well as a base tour, and civilian members will be sworn in. The event will be capped off with a Scavenger Hunt at the end of the day.

Casualty Assistance Office

Personal Financial Counselor

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)658-2334 for a confidential appointment.

WEEKLY MEETINGS Capstone (By appointment only)

Tuesdays, April 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30, 8:30 a.m. - 11 a.m. Location: Bldg. 272, C1-209 Required for all military that are separating or retiring.

Deployment Readiness

Wednesdays, April 3, 10, 17 & 24, 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.

SMC 2.O INTRO Program

Pre-Separation Counseling

Monday, April 1 & 15 , 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.

Transition GPS (Goals, Plans, Success)

April 8-12, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Location: Bldg. 272, C2-201/202 Transition GPS is mandatory for all separating and retiring military members. The five-day format covers a broad range of topics from financial planning to job search, plus VA benefits. Pre-separation counseling is mandatory before attending Transition GPS. Spouses are highly encouraged to attend.

Personal Financial Basics

Thursday, April 11, 1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Location: Bldg. 272, C2-203 This is a mandatory class for all O1 & O2 who are new to Los Angeles Air Force Base. Open to military and civilians. Learn budgetary basics, saving tips, and how to survive in this high cost area. 12


Volunteer Appreciation

Thursday, April 18, 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. Bldg. 270, GCC Area 1 The Airman & Family Readiness Center is taking nominations for the Volunteer Excellence Award and the Shining Star Award. Are you a volunteer for any base or community activity or do you know someone who is the perfect example of a volunteer? Call AFRC, 310-653-5785, for more Information.

Resume & Interview Workshop

Tuesday, April 30, 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. Location: Fort MacArthur, Community Center Build a resume for a civilian private sector position and learn how to succeed in the interview process. We MUST have at least 4 people registered in order to have this class.

Managing Your Move

Thursday, April 18, 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Location: Bldg. 272, C2-203 Get good advice on planning your next PCS from the clinic, traffic management and finance.

Does your child have an IEP? If so, this class is for you! EFMP & Special Needs Network:

Military Parents as Advocates & Mentor Navigator Program

Starts April 9, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. (weekly course, every Tuesday until May 14) More classes will be offered. Location: Fort Macarthur Community Center Southwest Room Contact Leah Goss, EFMP-FS Coordinator for questions and to register at (310) 653-5536 or Leah.Goss@us.af.mil

IEP course is FREE | DOD Civilians, Contractors, all branches of AD, and Retirees. Registration required. This is a 6 week certification course for parents who have children that require an IEP. Parents will learn vital information, techniques, resources, advocacy, and strategies for improving the lives of autistic and developmentally disabled children. They will also learn how to identify other families in need and serve as mentors for those families. This is critical in the transient military community, where families often lack traditional support systems such as close-knit family, long-term friendships, and religious institutions. As trained parent advocates, they will receive ongoing training and support for effective community organizing and advocacy, ultimately striving for legislative change and policy shifts.

Autism Awareness 5K Thursday, April 25, 12 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Location: Los Angeles AFB Track To register please contact Ms. Leah Goss at (310) 653-5536 Leah.Goss@us.af.mil or Ms. Devyn Johnson at (310) 653-6753

1. Identifying the Early Warning Signs of Developmental + Related Disorders and Understanding Assessment Results. 2. Regional Center Overview: Laws, Decision Making, Early Start, Individualized Family Service Plan, and the Lanterman Act. 3. Regional Center Purchase of Services (POS) Disparities 4. Individual Education Plans (IEP’s) 5. When the IEP Process Fails: Mediation and Due Process 6. How to Identify Resources and Navigating Systems of Care

EFMP Adult Golf Clinic

Saturday, April 13 • Ages 18 & Over • FREE 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. (Group 1) | 12 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. (Group 2) Location and details will be sent to you if you are selected. Golf clinic is designed to receive 1.5 hours of group golf instruction on the basics of golfing from a certified golf instructor. All equipment and instruction are free. Spots are limited, must pre-register. For additional information please contact EFMP FS Coordinator, Leah Goss at (310) 653-5536 or at leah.goss@us.af.mil This clinic is for EFMP enrolled families 18+ or caregivers of EFMP enrolled families. Must pre-register 13


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

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

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

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

Closed: Jan 1, 2, 18, &21

Fort Mac Community Center @61FSSCommunityCenter

Harbor Animal Shelter Supply Drive

March 1 – April 12 | Please drop off donations at the Community Center The Community Center is still 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. Please drop off donations at the Community Center.

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

TO REGISTER PLEASE CALL THE COMMUNITY CENTER AT (310) 653-8343

See Page 2 for menu and more information.

Cyber Zone Open Monday - Friday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Party Room Reservations Available Fridays only, 6 p.m. - 11 p.m. Space is available for events such as potlucks, baby showers, anniversary parties, organizational functions, etc. Reservations can be made up to 2 months in advance. Security deposit is required and refundable. Must be 21 or older to reserve* Room Patio Room

Group Size 50 and under

Price $50.00

Deposit $50.00

Follow us at Facebook@61FSSCommunityCenter for Registration Details. If you have any questions about the Play60 Field Day, Please Contact Erin Banks, Community Programs Specialist

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No federal endorsement of sponsor(s) intended nor implied.


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APRIL

15-19

The Easter Bunny is starting early this year! FSS Marketing has teamed up with the Easter Bunny to hide special eggs throughout LA AFB and Fort MacArthur FSS facilities. Each egg is filled with special treats and can be redeemed for gift cards. CONTEST RULES: Step 1: Follow us on Instagram and/or Facebook @61FSS. Step 2: Be on the lookout! Clues will be posted everyday on the location of the eggs. Step 3: If you find an egg, take a selfie with it and post it to your Instagram or Facebook. You must include the hashtag #LAFSS to be eligible to win. Step 4: Redeem your egg at the Community Center or LA Star Awards during normal business hours.

That’s it, Good luck!

PARTICIPATING LOCATIONS:

El Segundo South Bay Cafe | Information, Tickets & Travel LA Star Awards | Fitness Center Fort MacArthur Community Center | Outdoor Recreation Youth Programs (YP members only)

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No federal endorsement of sponsor(s) intended nor implied.

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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

Outdoor Recreation is your one-stop center for year-round Southern California outdoor fun and adventure. Our experienced staff are devoted to bringing you exciting recreation opportunities, a wide variety of equipment rentals, guided adventures and discount tickets to area attractions. Learn more about RecOn and Single Airmen programs at www.LAFSS.com/ODR/R4R-Programs @61FSSOutdoorRecreation

The Southwest Military Wilderness Challenge is a nine-stage race, held over two days in Kernville, California. The fourperson team format is designed to foster a sense of camaraderie, competition, and team spirit. This 40+ mile race includes a trail run, whitewater rafting, a climbing wall, mountain biking, whitewater inflatable kayaking plus a whitewater swim. Evening camping accommodations will be at Mountain and River Adventure’s Campground on the Kern River. Skill level requirements for this competition is low to medium. All activities are either guided or require relatively low technical proficiency. All participants should train for the running and the biking portions of the race as these are typically the most physically challenging events. Team members should be competent swimmers. The Southwest Military Wilderness Challenge is an exclusive event for military members. Each of the four-person teams must consist of at least one female participant and may include one military retiree. All other competitors must be current active-duty or reserve members. This event is open to all US and allied military branches. Registration includes all of the required participation fees, all required camping equipment, and meals (not including meals in transit). A gear list will be available at registration.

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PHASE

ELIGIBLE MEMBERS

REGISTRATION BEGINS

REGISTRATION ENDS

PRICE

Phase I

AF Active Duty, AF Reservists

March 4, 2019

April 20, 2019

$100.00

Phase II

All Other Branches, DoD, Retirees, Contractors & Guests

March 4, 2019

April 20, 2019

$300.00


EQUIPMENT RENTAL PRICE LIST

RENT

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

Choose Combinations of . . . • • • • •

! FROM US & SAVE

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

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

Popcorn, Snow Cone)

Bounce Houses And Much More!

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

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

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

Day Weekend Week 15.00 35.00 50.00 10.00 15.00 40.00 15.00 22.50 60.00 25.00 35.00 100.00 1.00 1.50 4.00 8.00 12.00 32.00 4.00 10.50 28.00 4.00 6.00 12.00 12.50 18.75 50.00 15.00 22.50 60.00 17.50 26.25 70.00

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

Sleeping Bag Therma Rest (Foam) Therma Rest (2”) Therma Rest (3") Tent (3-Man) Tent (4-Man) Tent (6-Man) Tent (8-Man) Roll Table (27”x27”) Roll Table (27”x27”)

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

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

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

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

Day Weekend Week 35.00 45.00 140.00 35.00 45.00 140.00 35.00 45.00 140.00 35.00 45.00 140.00 4.00 4.00 16.00 5.00 5.00 20.00 6.00 6.00 24.00 1.00 1.00 4.00 17.00 20.00 68.00

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

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

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

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

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

Day Weekend Week 50.00 75.00 200.00 55.00 80.00 220.00 55.00 80.00 220.00 55.00 80.00 220.00 60.00 85.00 240.00 60.00 85.00 240.00 60.00 85.00 240.00 60.00 85.00 240.00 60.00 85.00 240.00 60.00 85.00 240.00 60.00 85.00 240.00 60.00 85.00 240.00 60.00 85.00 240.00 65.00 85.00 260.00

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

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

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INFORMATION, TICKETS & TRAVEL El Segundo (AAFES BX) (310) 653-1304 Monday - Friday: 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Closed for Lunch: 1 - 2 p.m. Open every 1st Saturday of the month Saturday: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. 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.

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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. Los Angeles AFB Outdoor Recreation & ITT


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OVER 100 NEW TICKETS AVAILABLE! THEME PARKS DISNEYLAND OR CALIFORNIA ADVENTURE (Black Out: Dec 25-31, 2018) Disney 3-Day Military Salute 2018 (Expire 21 Dec 2019) Disney 4-Day Military Salute 2018 (Expire 21 Dec 2019) Disneyland or California Adventure: 1-Day 1-Park Only Disney 1-Day Hopper Disney 2-day Non-Hopper Disney 2-day Hopper Disney 3-day Non-Hopper Disney 3-day Hopper Disney 4-Day Non-Hopper Disney 4-Day Hopper Disney 5-Day Non-Hopper Disney 5-Day Hopper DISNEYWORLD (Orlando, FL) Military 4-Day Hopper Military 5-Day Hopper

OUR PRICE

GATE PRICE

Adult Child Age Range $178.00 with restrictions $198.00 with restrictions Ages 3-9 $97.00 $91.00 Ages 3-9 $147.00 $141.00 Ages 3-9 $206.00 $195.00 Ages 3-9 $255.00 $243.00 Ages 3-9 $274.00 $259.00 Ages 3-9 $323.00 $307.00 Ages 3-9 $298.00 $281.00 Ages 3-9 $347.00 $329.00 Ages 3-9 $313.00 $294.00 Ages 3-9 $362.00 $343.00 Adult Child Age Range Ages 3-Adult $238.00 Ages 3-Adult $257.00

Adult

Child $178.00 $198.00

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

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

Adult

Child $240.00 $260.00

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

UNIVERSAL STUDIOS Adult Child Age Range Under 2 free Universal Studios: 1-Day General Admission $99.00 Under 2 free Universal Studios: Annual Pass (Blackout Days Apply) $115.00 LEGOLAND Adult Child Age Range Ages 3-Adult Legoland 1-Day Legoland Park Only $68.00 Ages 3-Adult Legoland 2-Day with Sealife $75.00 Ages 3-Adult Legoland 3-Day California Resort Hopper $85.00 Ages 3-Adult Legoland Merlin Annual Pass Standard $140.25 Ages 3-Adult Legoland Merlin Annual Pass Premium $185.00 KNOTT'S BERRY FARM Adult Child Age Range Ages 3-Adult Knott's Berry Farm $48.25 SAN DIEGO ZOO Adult Child Age Range Ages 3-11 San Diego Zoo $48.00 $38.00 Ages 3-11 Safari Park $48.00 $38.00 SD Zoo/Safari Park: United States Armed Forces Personnel receive complimentary 1-Day Pass all year long! SEA WORLD Adult Child Age Range Ages 3-9 SeaWorld San Diego: 1 Day $72.00 $67.00 Ages 3-9 SeaWorld San Diego: Military Appreciation 2 Day $72.00 $67.00 SeaWorld: Active Duty get FREE Admission with up to 3 Dependents once per year SIX FLAGS Adult Child Age Range Age 3 and older Six Flags Magic Mountain $62.00 Age 3 and older Six Flags Discovery Kingdom $62.00

LOCAL ATTRACTIONS

OUR PRICE

Adult

Child

Age Range Ages 3-11

Adult

Child

$129.00

$129.00 $149.00

Adult

Child $99.00 $117.00 $123.00 $189.00 $269.00

Adult

Child $79.00

Adult

Child

$54.00 $54.00

$44.00 $44.00

Adult $89.99 $89.99

Child $89.99 $89.99

Adult

Child $84.99 $72.09

GATE PRICE Adult $29.95

Aquarium of the Pacific: Long Beach $21.00 $15.25 $7.00 Atlantis Laser Tag $21.00 $55.00 Big Bear Mountain: Regular Bike Lift $35.50 $22.25 Ages 22-65, 5-12 $24.00 Big Bear Mountain: Scenic Sky Chair (Adult, Child) $17.75 $9.00 Ages 65-79, 13-22 $19.00 Big Bear Mountain: Scenic Sky Chair (Senior, Youth) $13.25 $13.25 Ages 3-17 $18.50 Birch Aquarium at Scripps $15.25 $12.00 $71.00 California's Great America $33.50 $20.00 California's Great America Parking $19.50 $73.50 Catalina Express (Round trip) $66.00 $56.00 Ages 2 - 10 $37.00 Circus Vargas: Arena admission $22.75 $15.25 Ages 2 - 10 $25.00 Circus Vargas: Bleacher General Admission $15.25 $10.50 $46.00 Dana Wharf Sportfishing: 1/2 Day $28.25 $64.00 Dana Wharf Sportfishing: 3/4 Day $44.50 $45.00 Dana Wharf Sportfishing: Whale Watching $24.50 $13.00 $99.26 HornBlower: Marina Del Rey; Brunch Cruise $66.75 $51.25 $124.83 HornBlower: Marina Del Rey; Friday Dinner Cruise $82.00 $68.25 $130.12 HornBlower: Marina Del Rey; Saturday Dinner Cruise $82.00 $68.25 $49.12 HornBlower: Marina Del Rey; Sunset Cocktail Cruise $27.75 $98.71 HornBlower: Newport Beach; Brunch Cruise $66.25 $51.00 $124.24 HornBlower: Newport Beach; Friday Dinner Cruise $82.00 $68.25 $129.51 HornBlower: Newport Beach; Saturday Dinner Cruise $82.00 $68.25 $77.69 HornBlower: Newport Beach; Sunset Cocktail Cruise $68.25 $27.50 $72.90 Ifly: Hollywood $60.00 Pricing is subject to change by attractions at any time without advance notice. Call the ITT office to verify pricing. No exchanges or refunds, no exceptions. $82.81 Ifly: Ontario $60.00

Visit us online for the full pricelist at WWW.LAFSS.COM/ITT

Child $17.95 $38.00 $12.00 $19.00 $14.00

$58.00 $27.00 $15.00

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

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

Youth Programs supports dependents of active duty military, retired military, active reservists, DoD personnel, and those living on base with a current contract with Tierra Vista. Youth Programs provides age appropriate activities, classes, trips, and events for youth ages 5-18 years. Youth Sponsorship: Are you new to base and interested in getting connected with a local youth from the program? Please go to this link to connect: www.lafss.com/yp/ *Open Recreation Program may be closed due to field trip/events. Please call Youth Programs for more information.

Wednesday, April 10 | 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. FREE | Age: 5-18 Boys & Girls Clubs of America and Raytheon have partnered to create STEM Centers of Innovation at select Boys & Girls Clubs and Youth Centers around the world! The partnership supports a high-quality, technologybased STEM program that supports creativity and innovation. STEM Centers support local and military youth who attend Los Angeles AFB Youth Programs by providing them with skills to achieve their academic goals and inspiration to pursue STEM-based careers. Join us for our STEM Center Grand Opening and Family Open House, including a special ribbon-cutting ceremony, refreshments, and handson activities for kids and families! OPEN TO ALL WITH BASE ACCESS. COME SEE WHAT YOUTH PROGRAMS HAS TO OFFER!

@61FSSYouthPrograms

Monday, April 15

Los Angeles Zoo | 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Cost: $10.00 | Age: 9-18

Tuesday, April 16

Mulligan Family Fun Center | 12 p.m.- 5 p.m. Cost: $12.00 | Age: 9-18 (Includes 3 hours of activities, pizza & a drink)

Wednesday, April 17

Normal Open Rec Programming No School Day Hours 12 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Thursday, April 18

Normal Open Rec Programming No School Day Hours 12 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Friday, April 19 - Saturday, April 20 Operation Mega Phone Lock- In

Friday, April 19, 12 p.m. - 10 a.m. Saturday, April 20 Cost: $25.00 | Age: 13-18 Edwards Air Force Base Don’t worry we’re driving you there!

April 8-12 | 3 p.m. - 6 p.m. Members and Non-Members join us April 8-12 for a week of treats and fun! Come check out the program and see what we are all about! Afternoons from 3 p.m. - 6 p.m. 22

We are teaming up with teens from military bases all over California and Nevada to come together for a night of friends, food, and fun! Plans include, but are not limited to: bounce houses, Nerf gun wars, Manhunt, midnight bowling, dodge ball, roller skating, scary movies, board games, video games, and lots more. Come join over 60 other teens from around the area for a night of fun!

YOUTH PROGRAM MEMBERS ONLY No federal endorsement of sponsor(s) intended nor implied.


Parent Advisory Board Meeting

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.

Torch Club (Ages 9-12) Tuesdays, 4 p.m. - 5 p.m. Torch Club encourages community service, individual growth, and companionship. Join us weekly to become greater than yourself!

Tae Kwon Do Instruction (Ages 6 & older)

Fine Arts Program (Ages 9-18)

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m. Location: Fort MacArthur Fitness Center Tae Kwon Do is a Korean Martial Art, which focuses on hand and foot techniques that neutralize attacks and provide a means of protecting both yourself and your loved ones. The practice and employment of these techniques is governed by the Five Tenets: Courtesy, Integrity, Self-Control, Perseverance and Indomitable Spirit. The program is “Family Style” meaning that it is open to males and females, children and adults, from 6 years old and up. New students are accepted continuously. Register at the Youth Center: $40.00 per month

Explorer Club (Ages 5 – 8)

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

Smart Girls (Ages 9-12) Monday, April 8, 5 p.m. - 6 p.m. Learn “Smart Girl” skills to be the best you can be! Permission slips are required to participate in classes.

School Age Care 2018 (Ages 5-12)

Before and After School Programs provide age-appropriate child care with quality programming, youth activities and events. Clubs, activities, and USDA approved meals and snacks are offered. Transportation to and from select schools is available. The program focuses on team building, cognitive growth, and development of social awareness and problem solving skills. The staff offers homework support to youth enrolled in the School Age Program.

Open Recreation Program (Ages 9-18)

This program provides recreational options for all dependents of active duty, retired military, DoD employees, and contractors living on base under a Tierra Vista lease contract. Youth must have current

Wednesdays, 4 p.m. - 5 p.m. Explore your inner creativity and learn new skills.

Computer Instruction (Ages 5-8) Wednesday, April 24, 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Computer instruction will be available to assist you in becoming proficient with computer programs and associated technology.

Guitar/Drums/Music Lessons (Ages: 9-18) Thursdays, 4 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Are you interested in learning to play the guitar, & drums? Join us on Thursdays to learn some new skills. Guitars are provided during lesson, but students are encouraged to bring their own so they can practice at home. Keystone Club & Teen Council Meeting (Ages 13-18)

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

Thursday, April 11, 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. Location: CDC, El Segundo Families are encouraged to be a part of the Parent Advisory Board. If your child/youth participates in School Age Program, Open Recreation, Home School Club, or Explorer Club, we invite you to be a part of the discussion.

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

Friday, April 26

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

membership and be between 9-18 years of age. Community service programs, clubs, and classes are offered with focus on recreational activities, cognitive challenges, and team building. $30 per year

Transportation Program (Ages 9-18)

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

Congressional Award Opportunities

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

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Full-time and hourly care to Active Duty, DoD and Active Reservists.

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

We offer individual and group, age appropriate educational activities that stimulate social, cognitive and emotional growth for children ages 6 weeks to 5 years.

Monday - Friday: 6:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.

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.

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WEDNESDAY 3

THURSDAY 4

FITNESS CENTER

YOGA

KARATE

OBSTACLE COURSE

Gross Motor Activity at Fitness Center

Yoga with Mrs. Hinesley (3-5 years old) at 9:30 a.m.

Karate with Sensei Hinesley (3-5 years old) at 9:30 a.m.

Family Physical Challenge (all) at 9 - 11 a.m.

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RECYCLE

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PLANT FLOWERS

FRIDAY 5

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EARTH DAY

WEAR BLUE

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SUN

WEAR GREEN Water Pump Activity

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RECYCLE

DOCTOR’S OFFICE

HEALTHY EATING

Public Health Speaker

Teddy Bear Clinic at 9 a.m. (Rms 2-11)

Pre-K Commissary (3-5 years old) at 9 - 11 a.m.

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CRAZY HAIR DAY

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PAJAMA DAY

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COOKING ACTIVITY

WEAR YELLOW Gross Motor Activity at Fitness Center

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CRAZY SOCK DAY

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CRAZY HAT DAY

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WEAR MULTI COLORS Ice Cream Social at 2:30 p.m.

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ES FIRE TRUCK

El Segundo Fire Truck Visit at 9 a.m.

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WEAR PURPLE OR CAMO

CDC Parade (all) 3 p.m. Wear Purple or Camouflage

Military r u o r o n o H s u t e L ilies Children and Fam Thursday, April 11 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.

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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) 653-6802

Did You Know? Individuals taking care of someone else’s children in base quarters on a regular basis for more than 10 hours per week must be licensed. Residents of base housing who knowingly provide unlicensed child care are in danger of losing their base housing privileges. The care in FCC is provided in the home of individuals licensed under AFI 34144 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.

Start a business in your home for child care The Air Force Aid Society is paying for AF active duty spouses’ training to become a Family Child Care provider. Sign up by April 26 to attend training in May.

For more information Contact Whitney Easley at (310) 653-6802

Qualifications: • Open to active duty Air Force spouses only • Complete all training requirements • 18 years of age+ • Can read, write, speak English • Dedicated to opening your home for child care

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SCHOOL LIAISON OFFICER

Fort MacArthur (Bldg. 410) (310) 653-8631 Tuesday: 8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. El Segundo (Bldg. 272, C1-209) (310) 653-5428 or (310) 653-8631 Monday, Wednesday, Thursday: 8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., Fridays 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 61FSS.SLO@us.af.mil www.lafss.com/slo Closed every 1st Thursday of the month for training. Do you have questions about enrolling your child in school? The Los Angeles Air Force Base School Liaison Officer (SLO) is here to help you find the answers you need. The average military family moves 9 to 12 times throughout K-12 education. With each move, military children face many school-related challenges. The School Liaison Officer is your advocate. California schools are responsible for California State learning standards. Each school’s academic performance Index (API) and climate survey can be found at http://dq.cde.ca.gov/dataquest/

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 for Military Families Online homework tutoring available to all military families at http://military.tutor.com/home

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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 https://www.LAFSS.com/SLO

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If you would like to obtain a copy of the application please go to https:/www.LAFSS.com/SLO

Application Deadline - May 1, 2019 For more information contact the School Liason Officer


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El Segundo, Bldg. 272, C2-302 (310) 653-5085 Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Fort MacArthur, Bldg. 410 (310) 653-8943 Monday & Friday: 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Email: hro@us.af.mil Closed every 1st Thursday of the month for training.

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El Segundo (Bldg. 272, C2-302) (310) 653-5358 Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. 61fss.fsde@us.af.mil Closed every 1st Thursday of the month for training & Holidays. Limited services on Family Day. The Education & Training Flight friendly staff are here to assist with any higher education related questions. Services provided include: • Formal Training • Civilian Training • Formal APDPTraining Services Related to Training • Civilian WAPS/AFOQT/DLPT/TBAS Testing Training • APDP CDC/PME Testing Training • GRE/GMAT/PRAXIS MilTA/EducationReimbursement Counseling/ Scholarship Information • PME/CLEP/DSST Testing • Career WAPS/AFOQT/DLPT/TBAS Testing Assistance Advisor • MilTA/Education Counseling/GI Bill/ ScholarshipMSgt Ricardo Vera Information • TAP Higher(310) 653-5573 Education: Separation/ Retirement

The Civilian Developmental Education (CDE), the Civilian Strategic Leader Program (CSLP) and the Engineer and Scientist Exchange Program (ESEP) application must be submitted April 17, 2019. Visit the myPers website Force Development page for more information on all of these programs.

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