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FORCE

MAY 2019

THE

61st FORCE SUPPORT SQUADRON • LOS ANGELES AIR FORCE BASE

WEDNESDAY, MAY 15


at Fort MacArthur, Los Angeles Air Force Base

AVAILABLE FOR

Weddings | Corporate Events Promotions | Retirements | & More! Exclusive Use of Entire Facility. Private & Secure Location at Fort MacArthur. www.LAFSS.com/Harborview For more information, please contact Hayley Strozier 310.653.8341 Hayley.Strozier@us.af.mil

Patti Orbeck 310.653.8255 HarborviewCatering@gmail.com

www.LAFSS.com/Harborview


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

MAY 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

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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Join us at the Sports Field to meet with various health professionals and learn how to develop and maintain a fit and healthy lifestyle.

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There’s no time to siesta. It’s time to fiesta at the Harborview Lounge for Cinco de Mayo fun.

Deputy Commander, 61 FSS Maj Kathryn Maitrejean

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Marketing Director Mr. Steve Rosales Visual Information Specialist Mr. Raymond Coronel Mr. Jacques Humphrey Webmaster Mr. Dave Buxton

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School Age Care Summer Camp registration will begin on Wednesday, May 15 for those families not currently enrolled in the program. SAC Summer Program provides ageappropriate full-day child care with quality programming, youth activities, swimming, field trips, and events.

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Marketing Clerk Ms. Amber McFerren Ms. Ariel Humphrey 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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Become a Child Care provider today! Start a child care business in your own home with FCC. Air Force required training including CPR/First Aid certification is provided. All Tierra Vista residents are eligible to apply. All applicants must be at least 18 years of age and read, write, and speak English.

DEPARTMENTS 4 Directory 6 Base Lodging 8 South Bay Café & Lounge/ Catering 9 Harborview Lounge & Café/ Catering 10 Fitness & Sports Centers 12 Airman & Family Readiness Center 14 Community Center 16 Outdoor Recreation 18 Information, Tickets & Travel 20 Youth Programs 22 Child Development Center 23 Family Child Care 24 School Liaison Officer 25 Pool 26 NAF Human Resources 27 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 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: 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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

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

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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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Pre-Separation Counseling p12

Monday

Pre-Separation Counseling p12

All FSS facilities are closed

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Marketing Yourself for a Second Career p12

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Smart Girls p21

SMC 2.0 Intro p12

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Sunday

Ten Steps to a Federal Job p12

SMC 2.0 Intro p12

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Cinco de Mayo p14

Summer Camp Registration Begins p20

Federal Civilian Retirement p12 Club Member Social: Karaoke p8

Managing Your Move p13

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Senior Transition GPS p13

Horseshoe Tournament p10

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Pool Summer Hour Begins p25

Most FSS facilities are closed p4

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Guitar/Drums/Music Lessons p21

Upcoming Events

Healthy Lifestyles Cooking p21

Keystone Club p21

www.LAFSS.com Follow us @61FSS

June 10 - Aug. 16: School Age Camp

June 8 & 22: Deep Sea Fishing

FRIDAY

Tae Kwon Do Instruction p21

THURSDAY

Computer Instruction p21

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Kids’ Night Out p21

Fine Arts Program p21

Fair p10

Youth Karate p21

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Deployment Readiness p12

Youth Academic Recognition p24

Running Group p10

Torch Club p21

Tae Kwon Do Instruction p23

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Capstone p12

First Thursdays p8

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Explorer Club p21

TUESDAY

Youth Karate p21

MONDAY

Weekly Reoccurring Events

Cal TAP p12

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

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Marketing

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Youth Programs / CDC

Holidays

PAB Meeting p22

Personal Financial Basics p12

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Fitness Center

Club Services

Force Development

Spring Day 5K p10

Row Machine Challenge p10

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Transition GPS Mandatory Prerequisite: Pre-Separation Brief p13

FREE Club Member Breakfast p8

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MAY 2019 CC / Outdoor Rec

A&FRC / SLO

I long to live on your fridge!


LODGING Fort MacArthur (Bldg. 37) 2400 S. Pacific Ave. 37 Patton Quadrangle San Pedro, CA 90731

Fort MacArthur Inn is the lodging operation for Los Angeles AFB. It is located in the city of San Pedro, 20 miles south of LA AFB and offers 72 non-smoking units. We strive to ensure our guests have a clean, comfortable room to guarantee a good night’s rest and a pleasant stay.

For reservations, call or email: (310) 653-8296 FortMacArthurInn@gmail.com or DoDLodging.net

Space-Available reservations can be made up to 120 days in advance, depending on the base occupancy and at the lodging managers’ discretion. Space-A reservations for TLF can only be made up to 30 days in advance in accordance to AFI 34-135 Table 3.5. A confirmed reservation may not guarantee a specific room type.

7 Days a Week: 6 a.m. - 12 10 a.m. p.m. Check-in: 3 p.m. Check-out: 11 a.m.

To all the ladies of Fort MacArthur Inn and the Los Angels Air Force Base.

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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. Closed: May 24 & 27

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.

FREE CLUB MEMBER

AT THE SOUTH BAY LOUNGE

Breakfast

Tuesday, May 14, 7 a.m. – 9 a.m. Club Member Breakfast served inside the South Bay Lounge.

THURSDAY, MAY 9 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

EVERY THIRD THURSDAY MAY 16 • 3-5:30 P.M.

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

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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.

Closed: May 24 & 27

@61FSSSouthBayCafeandHarborview

MAY 3 5 pm - 7 pm - BOUNCE HOUSE AND $5 TACO BAR 7 pm - 11 pm - DJ AND $5 MARGARITAS SPECIAL

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

• Member Only Contests

• Free Food at Select Events

• Free Entry to Club Events

• Free Birthday Meal During Birthday Month • Annual Scholarship Program • Discounts to Select FSS Events

• 10% Off Catering Food Purchases

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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 Limited Hours: May 24, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Closed: May 27

ROW MACHINE CHALLENGE Row Machine Challenge (FIP)

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

TREK ACROSS AMERICA & CA Trek Across America & California

All of May 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, May 8, 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 May Log your miles all month long - Participant with the most miles wins a prize! *Health and Wellness Center Fitness Improvement Program

Health & Fitness Fair | Aerobathon

Wednesday, May 15, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Location: El Segundo Meet with various health professionals at the El Segundo Fitness Center and learn how to develop and maintain a fit and healthy lifestyle. Also, try one of our Group Fitness Classes during our Aerobathon. Each class will be 30 minutes long.

Horseshoe Tournament

May 22 & 23, 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. Location: El Segundo Field Singles and Doubles Horseshoe Single Elimination Tournaments. Sign up now at the Fitness Center Front Desk. POC: Robert Morden or Devin Foreman

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

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


WEDNESDAY, MAY 15 El Segundo Fitness Center & Sports Field | 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Join us at the Sports Field to meet with various health professionals and learn how to develop and maintain a fit and healthy lifestyle.

AEROBATHON

TRAINING

Come inside the Fitness Center and participate in our annual Aerobathon. 10:00 a.m. 10:30 a.m. 11:00 a.m. 11:30 a.m. 12:00 p.m. 12:30 p.m.

BOOTHS

Vinyasa Yoga Stretch, Strengthen & Lengthen Studio Spin Strength Training Circuit Training RYDE 30

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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.

Closed: May 7, 24 & 27

Non-Network Online Access Computer Lounge

@61FSSAFRC

Military Spouse Appreciation Wednesday, May 22, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Call AFRC for Location

The month of May is the official time to recognize military spouses for their help in supporting their military service member. Come celebrate military spouse with us!

SERVICES

Marketing Yourself for a Second Career

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

Monday, May 20, 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. Location: Bldg. 272, C2-201/202 Dynamic presentation on crafting resumes, networking, interviewing, and salary negotiations for anyone who is planning to leave the service in the near future. Develop the right plan for your job search by attending this professional program. Spouses are welcome to attend.

Military & Family Life Counselor

Ten Steps to a Federal Job

Casualty Assistance Office

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

Personal Financial Counselor

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

WEEKLY MEETINGS Capstone (By appointment only)

Tuesdays, May 7, 14, 21 & 28, 8:00 a.m. - 3 p.m. Location: Bldg. 272, C1-209 Required for all military that are separating or retiring.

Deployment Readiness

Wednesdays, May 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29, 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 Pre-Separation Counseling

Monday, May 6 & 20, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. Location: Bldg. 272, C2-203 Are you separating or retiring? Fulfill your pre-separation briefing requirement at this briefing.

SMC 2.O INTRO Program

Monday, May 13 & Tuesday, May 28, 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. 12

Tuesday, May 28, 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. Location: Bldg. 272, C2-205 Learn how to build a resume for a federal job posting. We MUST have at least 4 people registered in order to have this class

Cal TAP

Wednesday, May 8, 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. Location: Bldg. 272, C2- 201/202 California Transition Assistance Program (CalTAP) is a program designed to inform and connect veterans and their families, of all eras, to their earned federal and state benefits. As well as provide continued support and assistance as their needs change over time. Presentations provided by California Veteran Affairs office, topic of presentations include state benefits, state educational benefits, calvet home loan program, employment preference and resources, and small business resources. After presentations are complete there will be one on one appointments with a California Veteran Affairs representative.

Federal Civilian Retirement

Wednesday, May 15, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Location: Bldg. 272, C2-208 Federal employees close to retirement or just want to know the process will learn how pension is calculated, survivor benefit and FEGLI cost, TSP income ideas, how to effectively use sick leave, and more.

Personal Financial Basics

Thursday, May 9, 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.


EFMP & Special Needs Network: Military Parents as Advocates & Mentor Navigator Program

Contact Leah Goss, EFMP-FS Coordinator for questions and to pre register at (310) 653-5536 or Leah.Goss@us.af.mil

Managing Your Move

Thursday, May 16, 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.

Transition GPS (Goals, Plans, Success)

May 13-17, 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.

Senior Transition GPS

May 20-24, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Location: Bldg. 272, C2-201/202 This five-day transition workshop is for military members who are retiring after 20 years of service.

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. 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

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

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

Monday - Friday: 7:30 8 a.m.a.m. - 5 -p.m. 5 p.m. 61FSS.CC@gmail.com

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

Closed: Closed: Jan May1,242,&18, 27&21

Fort Mac Community Center @61FSSCommunityCenter

MAY 3

5 pm - 7 pm - BOUNCE HOUSE AND $5 TACO BAR 7 pm - 11 pm - DJ AND $5 MARGARITAS SPECIAL

harborview lounge

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. The Harborview Lounge is available as no outside alcohol is permitted. Security deposit is required and refundable. Must be 21 or older to reserve. Tables, chairs, electric food warmers, and a microwave are included if needed.

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Group Size 50 and under

Price $50.00

Deposit $50.00

NEW! THE HARBOR BREW

Drop off coffee service available for small meetings, social gatherings, and special events. Monday - Friday

CALL (310) 653-8341


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R A B D SA L A ay Cafe at South B $8.95 Club Members $9.95 Non-Members To-Go: $0.50 per ounce * Dine In Only For All You

Can Eat

Summer: May 27 - July 26 Fall 1: August 19 - October 18 Fall 2: October 21 - December 20

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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

Closed: May 24 & 27 @61FSSOutdoorRecreation

DEEP SEA FISHING

JUNE 8 & JUNE 22 call for more info

DEEP SEA FISHING (Ages 18+) Saturday, June 8, Redondo Beach Saturday, June 22, San Pedro Get ready for a trip that will actually put some food on the table! Join ODR for half a day private boat charter fishing the local reefs of Redondo Beach and Palos Verdes. Single day fishing license, rod, and tackle are included. Fish cleaning and filleting is available on the boat for a small cash fee ($1-2/fish).

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

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 35 Cooler YETI 65 Cooler YETI 105 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 100.00 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”x58”)

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

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'

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

Popcorn, Snow Cone)

Bounce Houses And Much More!

**TRAILERS

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

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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

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

Discount tickets to theme parks, area attractions, hotels and more! Tickets & Tours is now located in the AAFES BX next to the furniture store. E-ticket sales are also available at Fort MacArthur. Visit Outdoor Recreation located inside the Community Center in building 403 across from the base swimming pool.

Fort MacArthur (Bldg. 403) (310) 653-8225/8226 Monday & Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Tuesday - Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Los Angeles AFB Outdoor Recreation & ITT

Closed: May 24 & 27

WHER E TO?

American Forces Travel is the off icial leisure travel website for Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR).

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SIMPLE STEPS

GET STARTED: • Visit www.americanforcestravel.com • Click “Get Started” • Verify Eligibility • Start Traveling

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For more details, contact your Tickets and Travel Off ice or visit

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OVER 100 NEW TICKETS AVAILABLE! THEME PARKS

DISNEYLAND OR CALIFORNIA ADVENTURE Disney 3-Day Military Salute 2019 Disney 4-Day Military Salute 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 with restrictions $178.00 with restrictions $198.00 Ages 3-9 $104.00 $98.00 Ages 3-9 $154.00 $148.00 Ages 3-9 $213.00 $202.00 Ages 3-9 $268.00 $250.00 Ages 3-9 $281.00 $266.00 Ages 3-9 $330.00 $321.00 Ages 3-9 $305.00 $288.00 Ages 3-9 $352.00 $334.00 Ages 3-9 $320.00 $301.00 Ages 3-9 $368.00 $350.00 Adult Child Age Range Ages 3-Adult $239.00 Ages 3-Adult $255.00

Adult

Child $178.00 $198.00 $104-$149 $98-$141 $154-$199 $148-$191 $225.00 $210.00 $260.00 $248.00 $300.00 $271.00 $355.00 $335.00 $325.00 $305.00 $380.00 $360.00 $329.00 $320.00 $395.00 $375.00 Adult

Child $241.00 $257.00

Disney World Tickets must be ordered in advance. Please allow THREE WEEKS for processing and shipping.

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

Child $99.00 $115.00 Adult Child $68.00 $75.00 $85.00 $140.25 $185.00 Adult Child $48.25 Adult Child $48.50 $38.00 $48.50 $38.00

Age Range

Adult

Child

Ages 3-11 Ages 3-11

$54.00 $54.00

$44.00 $44.00

SEA WORLD SeaWorld San Diego: 1 Day SeaWorld San Diego: Military Appreciation 2 Day

Adult $72.00 $72.00

Child $67.00 $67.00

Age Range Ages 3-9 Ages 3-9

Adult $89.99 $89.99

Child $89.99 $89.99

Adult

Child

Age Range

Adult

Age Range Ages 3-11

Adult $29.95

Adult

Under 2 free Under 2 free

SIX FLAGS Six Flags Magic Mountain Six Flags Discovery Kingdom

LOCAL ATTRACTIONS

$62.00 $62.00

OUR PRICE Adult

Child

Child $129.00

Age Range

Adult

Age Range

Adult

Ages Ages Ages Ages Ages

Age 3 and older Age 3 and older

Child

Child $79.00

Ages 3-Adult

Age Range

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

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

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

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

Adult $129.00

$84.99 $72.09

Child

GATE PRICE Child

$17.95 Aquarium of the Pacific: Long Beach $21.00 $15.25 $7.00 $20.50 Atlantis Laser Tag $55.00 $38.00 Big Bear Mountain: Regular Bike Lift $35.50 $22.25 Ages 22-65, 5-12 $24.00 $12.00 Big Bear Mountain: Scenic Sky Chair (Adult, Child) $17.75 $9.00 Ages 65-79, 13-22 $19.00 $19.00 Big Bear Mountain: Scenic Sky Chair (Senior, Youth) $13.25 $13.25 Big Bear / Snow Summit (Adult & Child) Regular $63.00 $26.00 Big Bear / Snow Summit (Adult & Child) Value $52.00 $20.00 Big Bear / Snow Summit (Youth & Senior) Regular $52.00 Big Bear / Snow Summit (Youth & Senior) Value $42.00 Mammoth Ski Lift (Adult & Child ) $80.00 $32.00 Mammoth Ski Lift ( Youth & Senior ) $63.00 Ages 3-17 $18.50 $14.00 Birch Aquarium at Scripps $15.25 $12.00 $71.00 $33.50 California's Great America $20.00 $19.50 California's Great America Parking $73.50 $58.00 Catalina Express (Round trip) $68.00 $58.00 Ages 2 - 10 $37.00 $27.00 Circus Vargas: Arena admission $22.75 $15.25 Ages 2 - 10 $25.00 $15.00 Circus Vargas: Bleacher General Admission $15.25 $10.50 $46.00 $28.25 Dana Wharf Sportfishing: 1/2 Day $64.00 $44.50 Dana Wharf Sportfishing: 3/4 Day $45.00 $29.00 Dana Wharf Sportfishing: Whale Watching $24.50 $13.00 Pricing is subject change by attractions the ITT office to $51.25 verify pricing. No exchanges or refunds,$99.26 no exceptions. $59.55 19 HornBlower: Marina DeltoRey; Brunch Cruiseat any time without advance notice. Call $66.75 $124.83 $74.88 HornBlower: Marina Del Rey; Friday Dinner Cruise $82.00 $68.25

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


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

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

Closed: May 24 & 27

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A N G E L E S OF THE

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YEAR

Nichole Poblete

Please join the Youth Programs in congratulating our 2019 Los Angeles Air Force Base Youth of the Year, Nichole Poblete.

Nichole will be graduating in June from San Pedro High School with a 4.1 GPA. Nichole has been a member of the Youth Program since her arrival here 3 years ago. She is active in the program and has been a dedicated volunteer during numerous Youth Program Special Events, Community Service Activities and is a regular tutor for youth in the program. She served as a program tour guide during our Raytheon Fill the Pack Open House event and participated in our Raytheon Girls’ STEM Day in February. Nichole will be competing against Youth of the Year winners from other bases and branches in San Diego in May. Good Luck, Nichole, we are proud of you!

SCHOOL AGE CARE

Summer Camp REGISTRATION

JUNE 10 - AUGUST 16 Registration Begins: Wednesday, May 15 Cost: Based on a sliding scale fee Age: Youth Entering Transitional Kindergarten through age 12 School Age Care Summer Camp registration will begin on Wednesday, May 15 for those families not currently enrolled in the program. SAC Summer Program provides ageappropriate full-day child care with quality programming, youth activities, swimming, field trips, and events. To reserve weeks for care, please go on https://militarychildcare.com/ to request your weeks.

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Weekly

Parent Advisory Board Meeting

Programs

Youth Karate (Ages 5-14) Mondays & Wednesdays, 5 p.m. - 6 p.m. Join in the fun, learn the fundamentals of Karate with Sensei Jerome. Youth 8 years and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Smart Girls (Ages 9-12) Monday, May 13, 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.

Tae Kwon Do Instruction (Ages 6 & older)

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!

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.

Fine Arts Program (Ages 9-18)

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

Computer Instruction (Ages 5-8) Wednesdays, 4 p.m. - 5 p.m. Computer

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

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)

Thursdays, 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!

Ongoing Programs 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

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.

Thursday, May 9, 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, May 17

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!

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 21


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

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.

Closed: May 24 & 27

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! Thursday, May 9 | 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. Location: CDC, El Segundo We appreciate your outstanding work and dedication to caring for our Los Angeles AFB CDC families.

If your child/youth participates in School Age Program, Open Recreation, Home School Club, or Explorer Club, we invite you to be a part of the discussion.

Ms. Veronica Armenta

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

KARATE

YOGA

OBSTACLE COURSE

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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.

BECOME A CHILD CARE PROVIDER TODAY! Start a child care business in your own home with FCC. Air Force required training including CPR/First Aid certification is provided. All Tierra Vista residents are eligible to apply. All applicants must be at least 18 years of age and read, write, and speak English. The Air Force Aid Society is sponsoring additional training costs for Air Force spouse’s.

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

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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

Incoming & Outgoing Permit Open Season

If you would like information on school enrollment for traditional public schools, private schools, home schools, magnate schools, and charter schools please visit the following link https://www.LAFSS.com/SLO

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CALIFORNIA COLLEGE PROMISE GRANT (CCPG) It is a great time to be a high school senior!! CALIFORNIA COLLEGE PROMISE GRANT (CCPG) FORMERLY KNOWN AS THE BOARD OF GOVERNORS (BOG) FEE WAIVER. California Board of Governors has just released that if you are a California 2019 high school graduate you may have the opportunity to attend an accredited California Community College of your choice for free!!! The grant waives fees for the community college students that meet the financial eligibility requirements. Please contact your high school counselor for additional information.


Fort MacArthur (Bldg. 400) (310) 653-8226 SUMMER HOURS: May - Oct 27 Tuesday - Sunday: 12 p.m. - 8 p.m. WINTER HOURS: Oct 28 - May 2019 Saturday - Sunday: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m. 61FSS.ODR@us.af.mil The Fort MacArthur swimming pool is open to all base members and Tierra Vista housing residents.

OPEN 12PM

close 8PM

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.

STARTING MAY 24

Admission is FREE

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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• Current NAF Job Openings • General Questions

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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Blue/Black Twist Raindrop

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Blue Raindrop

AGS56 $45

Blue/Green Sphere

AGS56 $62

Pink Glass Heart

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El Segundo (Bldg. 272, C2-336) (310) 653-5334 | LA.Star.Awards@us.af.mil Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Closed: May 2, 24 & 27

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The FORCE Magazine - May 2019 Issue  

The FORCE magazine is a monthly publication of the 61st Force Support Squadron designed to inform military and civilian members of events, p...

The FORCE Magazine - May 2019 Issue  

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