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FORCE

AUGUST 2020

THE

61st FORCE SUPPORT SQUADRON • LOS ANGELES AIR FORCE BASE

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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.

AUGUST FEATURES

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

Harborview Drive-Thru Get your Free Family meal at Harborview Drive-Thru. Register at www.LAFSS.com/FSS/Free-Family-Meals Download the digital ticket on your mobile phone.

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South Bay Bar & Grill South Bay Bar and Grill is Now Open Monday - Thursday for Breakfast and Lunch! Open for Take-out.

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Deputy Commander, 61 FSS Maj Karrie J. Haddad Marketing Director Mr. Steve Rosales Commercial Sponsorship Coordinator Mr. Saul Guevara Visual Information Specialist Mr. Raymond Coronel Mr. Jacques Humphrey

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18 Kayak & Paddle Board Beach Day Ready to get back outside in a safe environment? Join ODR for a day of fun in the sun at Cabrillo Beach! ODR staff will transport our solo kayaks, tandem kayaks, and stand up paddle boards to the beach so you don’t have to!

Webmaster Mr. Dave Buxton

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Marketing Assistant Ms. Morgan Barnes Additional photography provided by base Photo Services

Cover Design Mr. Raymond Coronel Don’t forget to check out great deals featured by

Family Child Care will be sponsoring a car seat check up event. This is a chance for parents to come ensure their child’s car seat is properly installed and if not learn how to do so. Requirements are to have the vehicle, car seat, and child present for a proper fit.

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DEPARTMENTS

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Directory

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Base Lodging

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South Bay Bar & Grill / Catering

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Harborview Lounge / Catering

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Fitness & Sports Centers

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Airman & Family Readiness Center

• Visitors: Sponsor must come to the gate and sponsor their visitor on.

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Community Center

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NAF Human Resources

• 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.

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Outdoor Recreation

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Information, Tickets & Travel

• Food Deliveries: Personnel must come pick up their food at the gates.

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Youth Programs

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Child Development Center

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Family Child Care

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School Liaison Officer

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LA Star Awards

WWW.LAFSS.COM Housing Access/Sponsorship Guidance

• 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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Visit www.LAFSS.com or social media channels for the latest updates.

El Segundo

Fort MacArthur

200 N. Douglas Street, El Segundo, CA. 90245 Airman & Family Readiness Center Bldg. 272 (C1-209).....................(310) 653-5428 Closed until Phase 2 re-assessment. Career Development & Force Management Bldg. 272 (C2-308)....................(310) 653-6556 Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Child Development Center Bldg. 281......................................(310) 653-6800 Monday - Friday: 7 a.m. - 5 p.m. Club Membership Services Bldg. 270......................................(310) 653-2803 Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. Customer Support (ID Cards) Bldg. 272 (Lobby).....................(310) 653-6556 Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. By Appointment Only https://rapids-appointments.dmdc.osd.mil/ Walk-ins for mission critical emergencies.

Fitness & Sports Center Bldg. 286.....................................(310) 653-6771 Monday - Friday 5 a.m. - 10 a.m.; 2 p.m. - 7 p.m. Closed until further notice. 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 Closed until Phase 2 re-assessment.

Base Operator (310) 653-1110

2400 S. Pacific Avenue, San Pedro, CA. 90731 LA Star Awards Printing & Engraving Services Bldg. 272 (C2-336)....................(310) 653-5334 Tuesday & Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Open for Pickup Only Marketing & Sponsorship Bldg. 272 (C2-336)....................(310) 653-5333 61_FSS_Marketing@us.af.mil Mortuary Affairs Bldg. 272 (C2-335)....................(310) 653-5121/5087 NAF Human Resources Office Bldg. 272 (C2-302)...............(310) 653-5085/5679 HRO@us.af.mil Resource Management Bldg. 272 (C2-336)..........................(310) 653-6040 South Bay Bar & Grill Bldg. 270............................................(310) 653-2803 • Grill (Open for Take-out) Monday - Thursday Breakfast: 6:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Lunch: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. • Bar Closed until Phase 2 re-assessment. 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

Base Security Forces (310) 653-5664

Tierra Vista (877) 830-0611

Community Center Bldg. 403..........................(310) 653-8341/8343 Notary Services By Appointment Only Community Cohesion Coordinator .........................................................(310) 653-8531 Outdoor Recreation Bldg. 403 .........................(310) 653-8225/8226 Monday & Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Thursday 8:30 - 1:00 p.m. Family Child Care Bldg. 425..........................(310) 653-6802/8632 Fitness & Sports Center Bldg. 425 (2nd Floor).................(310) 653-8361 Closed for Construction until September Harborview Event Center/Catering Bldg. 403......................................(310) 653-8255 Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. Harborview Lounge (Open for Take-out) Bldg. 403......................................(310) 653-2803 Friday: 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. Lodging (Air Force Inns) Bldg. 37........................................(310) 653-8296 Sunday - Saturday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. NAF Human Resources Office Bldg. 410 .....................................(310) 653-8943 Picnic Area Reservations Pool Pavilion..............................(310) 653-8226 Pool Bldg. 400.....................................(310) 653-8226 Tuesday - Sunday, 12 p.m. - 8 p.m. By Appointment Only Youth Programs Bldg. 425........................................(310) 653-8383

CLOSURES • COVID-19 Update: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and installation restrictions, most FSS facilities are currently closed or have limited hours of operation. Visit www.LAFSS.com/fss/COVID-19 for the latest updates. • 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.

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Jr. Sailing Camp p22

Makeup Day (Every Wednesday) p16

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Managing Your Move p12

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Key Spouse Initial Meeting p13

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DoD Ed. Track p12

First Officer Duty Station p12

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Fall Decor Day (Every Friday) p16

Harborview Open for Take-Out p9

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Zoom Digital Paint Class p16

Harborview Drive-Thru Free Family Meals p7

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FITNESS CENTER

CLUB SERVICES

Wacky Hair Day (Every Thursday) p16

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BAR & GRILL

Wednesday

Jr. Sailing Camp p22 • Girls Stem p22 Transition Workshop p12

IC & Pre-Separation p12

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Dance Day (Every Tuesday) p16

Funny Joke Day (Every Monday) p16

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SMC 2.0 Intro p12

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IC & Pre-Separation p12

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CC / OUTDOOR REC

A&FRC / SLO

Car Seat Check Up Event p25

Social Distance Deep Sea Fishing p19

Marbled Silk p16

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Kayak & Paddle Board Beach Day p19

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Social Distance Deep Sea Fishing p19

Summer Drive-In Movie: Moana p14

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MARKETING

• Sports & Recreation p23

• Jr. Chef Cooking Club p23

• Fall Decor Day p14

• Harborview Friday Take Out p9

FRIDAY

• Keystone Club p23

THURSDAY • Wacky Hair Day p16 • Fine Arts Program p23

• Makeup Day p16

• Deployment Readiness p12

WEDNESDAY

• Health and Wellness p23

• Guitar, Drums, Piano Lessons p23

• Torch Club p23

• Dance Day p16

• Deployment Reintegration p12

• Capstone p12

TUESDAY

• 4-H Explorers Club p23

MONDAY • Funny Joke Day p16

WEEKLY REOCCURRING EVENTS

HOLIDAYS

YOUTH PROGRAMS / CDC

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. - 10 p.m.

3 p.m. COVID-19, Fort MacArthur Inn hours are 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Sunday-Saturday Due to current base conditionsCheck-in: surrounding Check-out: 11 a.m. until further notice. Reservations are limited to personnel on TDY and/or PCS orders only.

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$105

VISITING OFFICER QUARTER/ VISITING QUARTER (VOQ/VQ)

$113

TEMPORARY LODGING FACILITY TLF

$129

VISITOR SUITES ONE BEDROOM (TWO-BEDROM $130)


Harborview Drive-Thru

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Free Family Meals

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REGISTER AT

www.LAFSS.com/FSS/Free-Family-Meals

DOWNLOAD THE DIGITAL TICKET ON YOUR MOBILE PHONE

Pick

Up

Pick up on Friday August 14, 5 pm - 6 pm from the Community Center Southside Parking Lot. Be ready to present your Digital Ticket via your mobile phone. DRIVE-THRU PICK UP ONLY. PLEASE STAY IN YOUR VEHICLE DO NOT WALK UP

Sponsored by

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

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SOUTH BAY BAR & GRILL South Bay Bar & Grill (Bldg. 270) Monday - Thursday Breakfast: 7 a.m. - 9 a.m. Lunch: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Open for Take-out

BAR & GRILL

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Club Member Services (Bldg. 270) (310) 653-2803

The South Bay Bar & Grill 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.


HARBORVIEW LOUNGE AT FORT MACARTHUR Harborview Lounge (Bldg. 403) (Located inside the Community Center) (310) 653-2803 Friday: 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. Open for Take-out

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

FRIDAY NIGHT TAKE OUT BURGERS

Hamburger: $7.00 • w/ Fries: $8.00 (Lettuce, Tomato)

Cheeseburger: $8.00 • w/ Fries: $9.00 (Lettuce, Tomato, Cheese)

WINGS

(6) Chicken Wings: $6.00 • w/ Fries: $8.00 (12) Chicken Wings: $12.00 • w/ Fries: $14.00

Flavors: Buffalo/BBQ/Sweet Chili/Plain Dipping Sauce: Ranch or Bleu Cheese

CHICKEN

(8) Chicken Nuggets: $6.00 With Fries: $7.00 (6) Chicken Strips: $6.00 With Fries: $8.00 (3) Southwest Chicken Rolls: $6.00

SIDES

Waffle Fries: $3.00 Onion Rings: $4.00

PIZZA

4 Cheese Pizza: (8”) $6.00 • 16” $11.00 Pepperoni Pizza: (8”) $7.00 • 16” $12.00

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FITNESS & SPORTS CENTERS El Segundo (Bldg. 286) (310) 653-6771 Closed until Further Notice. Fort MacArthur (Bldg. 425) (310) 653-8361 Closed for construction until September.

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

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FREE ACCESS UNTIL JAN 31, 2021 GET STARTED IN 3 EASY STEPS FITNESS IS FOUNDATIONAL Stay in shape with fitness at your fingertips. Train your mind and body with fitness assessments, strength and muscle conditioning workouts, and more ondemand classes to help you perform your best.

STEP 1 Download the Wellbeats App or visit the website portal: portal.wellbeats.com

WHAT’S INCLUDED: • 500+ high quality, 1-60 minute videos • 31 channels, no equipment options, for every age, interest and ability • Recommendation engine used to personalize and serve up content • Goal-based challenges and fitness assessments • Highly certified, relatable instructors • Safe and education based • Track progress and results support@wellbeats.com wellbeats.com

STEP 2 Select ‘Register Via Code’ and enter invitation code

INVITATION CODE

479b0f59

STEP 3 Play a fitness class!

The application is provided as a convenience to the Air Force Registrant. The use of the application is voluntary. The data (PII) is provided voluntarily to Wellbeats by the registrant. The Air Force and AFSVC assume no liability for the misuse, handling, data in storage/transit, potential breach, and 3rd party management of PII data given voluntarily to Wellbeats through the registration process. Wellbeats assumes all liability for the management and use of the data or the e disclosure by Wellbeats of any 3rd party sharing of data provided to Wellbeats by the registrant. Th he mobile app or desktop version of the Wellbeats application is not authorized for installation on government devices unless approval is granted in writing from the AFEN Approving Authority under the provisions of DODI 8510 and 8500. No federal endorsement of sponsor(s) intended nor implied.


AIRMAN & FAMILY READINESS CENTER El Segundo (Bldg. 272, C1-209) (310) 653-5290 This facility is Closed until further notice due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Visit LAFSS.com or social media channels for the latest updates.

SERVICES

Our team provides comprehensive work/life consultations, workshops, seminars and information. Let us help with financial planning, employment, parenting & marriage enhancement, deployment, K-12 education, special needs support, casualty assistance, and relocation services. Supporting Airmen & their families, civilian employees & retirees. Non-Network Online Access Computer Lounge

@61FSSAFRC

SMC 2.O INTRO Program

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

Tuesday, August 4 , 8 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. 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. Please be sure to register at the Airman and Family Readiness Center or call (310) 653-5290.

Personal Financial Counselor

Transition Workshop

Location: Please email AFRC at 61MSS.FamilySupport@us.af.mil or call us at (310) 653-5290 for location.

Casualty Assistance Office

Military personnel can call Airman and Family Readiness Center 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

August 10 -12, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. The three day format covers a broad range of topics from financial planning to job search to a VA benefits briefing. Spouses are highly encouraged to attend. This workshop is mandatory for all separating members, highly recommended for retiring military members.

First Officer Duty Station

WEEKLY MEETINGS

Location: Please email AFRC at 61MSS.FamilySupport@us.af.mil or call us at (310) 653-5290 for location.

Thursday, August 13, 1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Learn budgetary basics, saving tips, and how to survive in this high cost area. This is a mandatory class for all O1 & O2 who are new to Los Angeles AFB. All military and civilians may attend.

Capstone (By appointment only)

DoD Education Track (2 days)

Tuesdays, August 4, 11, 18 & 25, 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. Required for all military that are separating or retiring.

Post-Deployment Reintegration

Tuesdays, August 4, 11, 18 & 25, 9:30 a.m. – 10 a.m. Workshop is intended for Service Members returning from deployment. Spouses are encouraged to attend.

Post-Deployment Readiness

Wednesdays, August 5, 12, 19 & 26, 1 p.m. - 2 p.m. This workshop will give you tips on how to prepare yourself and family members while you are deployed.

PROGRAMS

Location: Please email AFRC at 61MSS.FamilySupport@us.af.mil or call us at (310) 653-5290 for location.

Initial Counseling & Pre-Separation Counseling

Mondays, August 3 & 17, 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. Are you separating or retiring? Fulfill your initial counseling & pre-separation briefing requirement. 12

August 12-13, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Transitioning Service Members, Spouses, Retirees and Veterans can learn about education resources available. This is a quarterly workshop part of the Transition Assistance Program (TAP)

Managing Your Move

Thursday, August 20, 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Get good advice on planning your next PCS from the clinic, traffic management and finance.

DOL Employment Track (2 days)

August 24-25, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. This is a great new workshop part of the Transition Assistance Program (TAP). It is a monthly workshop where Transitioning Service Members, Spouses, Retirees and Veterans can build a resume for a civilian or a federal job and learn interview techniques, salary negotiations and labor market information.


STEP 1

Received initial RIP for PCS and enrolled in EFMP, what do I do?

STEP 3

STEP 2

Contact EFMP Medical Coordinator to initiate medical clearance. Who is that? Ms. Devyn Johnson (310) 653-6753

Get official orders

Complete Family Member Travel Screen

Travel recommended

Travel not recommended

Discuss options with EFMP Medical Coordinator

Contact EFMP Family Support Coordinator to complete DD3054. Who is that? Leah Goss (310) 653-5536

STEP 4

Obtain resources and gaining installation’s EFMP Family Support Coordinator contact information to prepare for PCS.

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Fort MacArthur Parade Grounds

Sponsored by

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Supported by

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


FALL 1: Classes will be held virtually. August 17 - October 16 FALL 2: October 19 - December 18

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

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Fort MacArthur (Bldg. 403) (310) 653-8341/8343 CC.61FSS@gmail.com Notary Services By Appointment Only Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Multi-purpose 22,000 sq. ft. facility offering magnificent views of the Pacific Ocean. Located at historic Fort MacArthur, San Pedro. We offer a number of rooms for scheduling meetings, social and special events. Event catering services available, (310) 653-8341.

Closed until further notice. Visit LAFSS.com or social media channels for the latest updates.

Appointment Required

@61FSSCommunityCenter

Visit @61FSS Community Center Facebook event for additional information

$5

Per Person

Friday, August 28 | 7 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Join the Community Center and Paint & Sip Studios LA from the comfort of your own home for a Zoom Digital Painting class. All ages with base access are eligible to participate. Registration: Tuesday, August 11 | 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. ONLY To register call: 310-653-8343 or 310-653-8341

$5

Saturday, August 29

Per Person

Seven Time Slots Available | CRAFTED San Pedro | All Ages 12 p.m. | 12:30 p.m. | 1 p.m. | 1:30 p.m. | 2 p.m. | 2:30 p.m. | 3 p.m. The Community Center is hosting a Marbling workshop with Meaningful Art at CRAFTED in San Pedro. In this workshop participants we will learn how to mix, pour, and create designs in paint in order to create either a marbled silk scarf, a bandanna, or a set of coasters in the colors you choose. Active Duty (All Branches), Direct Dependents, and current DoD employees.

Registration: Tuesday, August 18 | 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. ONLY To Register Call: 310-653-8343 or 310-653-8341 *Pre Registration is required in order to participate

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Every Monday: Funny Joke Day

Every Tuesday: Dance Day (videos of your best moves)

Every Wednesday: Makeup Day (photos of you best or most creative looks)

Every Thursday: Wacky Hair Day (send us a photo of your silly hair do)

Every Friday: Fall Décor Day (send us photos of your fall home decor)


NAF HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICE El Segundo, Bldg. 272, C2-302 (310) 653-5085/5068

Search current NAF openings worldwide Apply online! It’s never been easier.

Fort MacArthur, Bldg. 410 (310) 653-8943 Email: hro@us.af.mil

USAJobs.gov

This facility is Closed until further notice due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Visit LAFSS.com or social media channels for the latest updates.

How to find NAF Jobs: • Keywords: Type “NAF” • Location: Type “El Segundo” or “San Pedro” • Click “Search”

USAJobs.gov

How to find NAF Jobs: www.USAJobs.gov • Keywords: Type “NAF” • Location: Type “El Segundo” or “San Pedro” • Click “Search”

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OUTDOOR RECREATION Fort MacArthur (Bldg. 403) (310) 653-8225/8226 61FSS.ODR@us.af.mil Monday & Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

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

EQUIPMENT RENTAL PRICE LIST

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www.LAFSS.com/odr/equipment-rentals

Choose Combinations of . . . • • • • •

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

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

Appointment Required

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”)

**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

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

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

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.

Pricing Pricing is subject is subject to change to change atatany anytime. time. Items Items with with* *require require a Deposit: a Deposit: *$25*$25 Deposit Deposit **$50**$50 Deposit Deposit ***$100***$100 Deposit Deposit 18


REGISTER FOR TRIPS AT 61FSS.ODR@us.af.mil

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Saturday, August 22 (All Ages) Registration via email: 61FSS.ODR@us.af.mil Location: Cabrillo Beach Ready to get back outside in a safe environment? Join ODR for a day of fun in the sun at Cabrillo Beach! ODR staff will transport our solo kayaks, tandem kayaks, and stand up paddle boards to the beach so you don’t have to! Reservations will be available for 2-hour blocks starting at 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. PFDs are included for all reservations.

$15/ Kayak or SUP (Registration: OPEN) $45 for any combination of 4 kayaks or SUPs

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Saturdays, August 15 & 29 | September 12 & 26 (Ages 13+) Location: Redondo Beach (Aug. 15 & Sep. 12) Location: San Pedro (Aug. 29 & Sep. 26)

Ready to get back outside in a safe environment? Join ODR for a socially distant 1/2 day private boat charter! Single day fishing license, rod rental, tackle, a mask, gloves, and a galley credit are included. Fish cleaning and filleting is available on the boat for a small cash fee ($1-2/fish).

$40 per person (Registration: OPEN)

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INFORMATION, TICKETS & TRAVEL El Segundo (AAFES BX) (310) 653-1304 Fort MacArthur (Bldg. 403) (310) 653-8225/8226 Closed until Phase 2 re-assessment. Visit LAFSS.com or social media channels for the latest updates.

Our staff is increasing sanitation practices and working on ways to keep you safe when we reopen. We're looking forward to serving you again soon! Follow us on Facebook for updates!

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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


Fort MacArthur (Bldg. 401) (310) 653-8257 Daniel.Rajaniemi@us.af.mil Open for Lap Swim by Appointment Only Tuesday - Sunday 12 p.m. - 8 p.m. Appointment Required

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.

NOW OPEN

25 Yard Lap Swim Area Shallow & Deep Rec Swim Areas

POOL RULES

• Only available for adult lap swim (18+) by reservation on LAFSS.com • Swimmers must wear a face mask upon entry/exit • All swimmers must shower prior to entering the pool • Floatation devices must be USCG approved • No water-wings, floating swim suits, or inflatables • Lifeguard may require unsafe swimmers to wear one of our provided life vests or puddle jumpers • No food or drinks allowed on deck (water is ok) • All swimmers must wear proper swim attire • No t-shirts, tank tops, gym shorts, etc. 21


YOUTH PROGRAMS Fort MacArthur (Bldg. 425) (310) 653-8383 Please call for current hours due to COVID-19 Registration for camps is Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Closed until Phase 2 re-assessment. Visit LAFSS.com or social media channels for the latest updates.

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. @61FSSYouthPrograms @LAAFB Youth Programs

WELCOME BAGS available to newcomers If you arrived to LA AFB since March, we want to welcome you with a goody bag compiled by local youths. Stop by so we can meet you and introduce you to the Youth Center staff who will be conducting virtual programs in the five core areas of the Arts, Character & Leadership Development, Education & Career Development, Health & Life Skills, and Sports, Fitness & Recreation

August 3 – 14 Offered to Deployed active duty dependents Ages 12-16. Limited slots are available. Participants must be able to swim. Scholarship available. A wait list is available for all other youth interested if slots are not filled. Call (310) 653-8383 for more information and to register. Camp is offered in conjunction with the Cabrillo Beach Yacht Club.

August 10 – 14 August 14 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. (Ages 5-12 & Parents) 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. (Ages 13+) Learn about the history of sushi, types of sushi and how it’s made. Make your own sushi at home. Kits with materials will be provided. Emma & Mia will teach us how to make sushi via Zoom. Registration is required. Parents are welcome to join. Sign up here: bgcsushi.weebly.com Sign up by August 10

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August 3 – 7 Prehistoric Animals Week August 10 – 14 Iron Chef Week August 17 - Summer BBQ and games

Register to make a Bath Bomb, 3D Pen Jewelry, Cricut T-Shirt design, with special guest speaker and meet distinguished girls in STEM.

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

All programming is subject to the facility reopening. 4-H Explorers Club (Ages 6-8)

Mondays, 3 p.m. – 4 p.m. Activities may include art, cooking and fitness.

Smart Girls (Ages 9-12) Monday, 4 p.m. - 5 p.m. Learn “Smart Girl” skills to be the best you can be! Permission slips are required to participate in classes.

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!

Jr. Chef Cooking Club (Ages 9-18) Fridays, 3 p.m. – 4 p.m. Share or learning new recipes. 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 or introduce their childhood comfort foods.

Torch Club (Ages 9-12) Tuesdays, 4 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. Torch Club encourages community service, individual growth, and companionship. Join us weekly to become greater than yourself! Guitar, Drums, Piano Lessons (Ages 9-18)

Tuesdays, 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. Are you interested in learning to play the guitar, piano & drums? Join us to learn some new skills. Guitars are provided during lesson, but students are encouraged to bring their own so they can practice at home.

Health and Wellness (Ages 9-18)

Tuesdays, 4 p.m. - 5 p.m. We will be discussing what it takes to be healthy emotionally as well as physically.

Fine Arts Program (Ages 9-18) Thursdays, 3 p.m. - 4 p.m. Explore your inner creativity and learn new skills. Passport to Manhood (Young Men Ages 11-14)

Sports & Recreation (Ages 9-18) Fridays, 4 p.m. - 5 p.m. It is time to get outside and enjoy some physical activities. Challenge your abilities and participate in some team building skills. Quality Improvement Team (Parents & Guardians) Location: SAC Help us prepare

Monday, (Ages 8-12) 3 p.m. - 4 p.m. • ( Ages 13-17) 4 p.m. – 5 p.m. Come join in the discussion about what you think it takes to becoming a young man displaying positive behaviors in today’s ever changing society.

STEM Activities (Ages 6-8) & (Ages 9-18) STEM COI has activities offered for youth & teen members ages 9-18 years daily. There are also guided instructions for specific age groups offered during the week. Mondays and Wednesdays offer programs from 3 p.m. - 4 p.m. for ages 9-18. Thursdays are offered for ages 6-8 from 3 p.m. - 4 p.m.

School Age Care 2019 (Ages 5-12)

Open Recreation Program (Ages 9-18)

Before and After School Program provides age-appropriate childcare 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. Registration is ongoing and based on availability. Visit www.militarychildcare.com to create an account.

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. $30.00 PER MEMBERSHIP YEAR- All memberships expire in September, regardless of when the membership was purchased.

Transportation Program (Ages 9-18)

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

Youth Program members are eligible for transportation to and from select schools: Leland Elementary, Point Fermin Elementary, White Point Elementary, Dana Middle School and San Pedro HighSchool. 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

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El Segundo (Bldg. 281) (310) 653-6800 Monday - Friday: 7 a.m. - 5 p.m. Open for children of personnel directed to the workplace.

Full-time and hourly care to Active Duty, DoD and Active Reservists. We offer individual and group, age appropriate educational activities that stimulate social, cognitive and emotional growth for children ages 6 weeks to 5 years. We are proud to participate in the USDA Food Program with base-dietitian approved menus. Our facility is NAEYC accredited and features professional and caring staff. In accordance with Federal Law & US Dept of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.

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A Department of Defense (DoD) program that makes it easier to f ind the child and youth care your family needs. Using MilitaryChildCare.com, you can f ind comprehensive information on child care programs worldwide, conduct a customized search for the care you need, and submit a request for care at any time and f rom any location. Follow these four steps!


FAMILY CHILD CARE

Family Child Care Coordinator, Cheryl Richardson, FCC Coordinator (310) 653-6802 @ FCC LAAFB Interested in Becoming a Family Child Care Provider? COVID-19 has shut down much of our country. Most of us are working from home while schools and daycares are closed. This pandemic is disheartening on many levels, but have you secretly enjoyed all the time you are able to spend with your children? Reading in blanket forts, rediscovering how cool Legos are, cooking together? Seriously how cute was your little one doing pushups with you this morning? How about that connection you made with your older child when you involved them in one of your favorite hobbies?

Are you in need of a Child Care Provider? FCC Homes are now open at Fort MacArthur! It’s a great time to conduct phone interviews with one of our licensed providers. FCC homes at Fort MacArthur will reopen soon. Contact the Family Child Care Coordinator, Cheryl Richardson at Cheryl.Richardson.4@us.af.mil for a list of current providers.

Right now, is a great time to start the process of becoming a Family Child Care Provider. Get a head start now so when things return to normal, you’ll be ready for a new normal!

August 8 | 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. Community Center at Fort MacArthur Family Child Care will be sponsoring a car seat check up event. This is a chance for parents to come ensure their child’s car seat is properly installed and if not learn how to do so. Requirements are to have the vehicle, car seat, and child present for a proper fit. More than 12 of all car seats are incorrectly installed.

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SCHOOL LIAISON PROGRAM Fort MacArthur (Bldg. 410) El Segundo (Bldg. 272, C1-209) (310) 648-9266

Military.Tutor.com Online tutoring and homework help for U.S. military and their families provided 24/7 at no cost by the U.S. Department of Defense and Coast Guard Mutual Assistance.

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.

K-12 FALL SEMESTER 2020-2021

Fall semester resumes; but classes could still be online. Please see the start day for the surrounding school districts. • ABC USD - Aug 24, 2020

• Manhattan USD - Aug 26, 2020

• Culver City USD - Aug 10, 2020

• Palmdale USD - Aug 6, 2020

• El Segundo USD - Aug 26, 2020

• Palos Verdes - Aug 26, 2020

• Inglewood USD - Aug 24, 2020

• Redondo Beach USD - Aug 19, 2020

• Lake Elsinore USD - Aug 26, 2020

• Riverside USD - Aug 7, 2020

• Lancaster USD - Aug 6, 2020

• Santa Monic Malibu USD - Aug 20, 2020

• LAUSD - Aug 18, 2020

• San Bernardino City USD - Aug 3, 2020

• Lawndale USD - Aug 26, 2020

• Torrance USD - Aug 26, 2020

• Long Beach USD - Sept 1, 2020

• Wiseburn USD - Aug 26, 2020

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