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Breeze April 2017

Joint Base Charleston

Fabulous Easter Sunday brunch tradition continues at Charleston Club Discover what’s under the surface... learn to scuba dive Paint run provides 5k of cardio, color and smiles Experience child care in a safe, nurturing home environment Annual egg hunt great kid activity, photo op with big bunny

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Club happenings Bowling news Outdoor Recreation Center Adventure, SAI & Liberty events Phone directories and facility maps Fitness & Sports Centers

We welcome your comments

The 628th Force Support Squadron manages dozens of assets on Joint Base Charleston, from the clubs and golf courses, to the AF Military Personnel Office and youth centers. We value your feedback on these programs. To comment on FSS services, products, facilities or personnel, please log on to and click on “ICE,” our Interactive Customer Evaluation. Hard copies of the evaluation are also available at each facility.

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Family Child Care Program



Youth Programs Free movies Airman & Family Readiness, Fleet & Family Support Centers

Catch us on-line For a complete listing of events, programs and activities on Joint Base Charleston, visit our website at You can also catch us on Facebook at “JBCharleston FSS,” as well as Twitter and Instagram: @628FSS.

Commercial ads accepted If you own a local, regional or nationwide commercial business and would like to have the Joint Base Charleston community learn more about your products and services, you can advertise in the Breeze and its companion public website, Ad rates for on-line media are reasonable and competitive. You will be gaining access to more than 81,000 local military, DoD civilians, family members and retirees. Learn how to tap into the Lowcountry’s most dynamic market share by contacting the 628th Force Support Squadron Marketing office at 843-963-3816 or by e-mail at

The Breeze magazine is a monthly digital publication designed and produced by the 628th Force Support Squadron Marketing Office. Dates, times, program availability and prices are subject to change without notice. Contact the facility for the latest information. No federal endorsement of sponsors or advertisers is intended or implied. The FSS Marketing Office is located on the Air Base and can be reached at 843-963-3809. April 2017

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Charleston Club

AIR BASE • 963-3914

Join us for Easter brunch

Sunday, April 16 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Menu includes a full breakfast bar with omelet station, baked herb chicken, sliced roast beef, baked lemon pepper cod filet, mashed potatoes, rice pilaf, macaroni and cheese, California-blend vegetables, green beans, buttered corn, dinner rolls, salad, non-alcoholic beverages and a wide selection of desserts. Members’ price: $23; non-members, $27; children ages 5-12, $12; complimentary for children 4 and under.

Advanced reservation highly recommended by calling the Club.

“Big Bucks” paid out 2x weekly We play Big Bucks Bingo every Monday and Wednesday! Both nights have combined nightly payouts of at least $1,600 not including two progressive jackpots of at least $1,000 if you win before the designated winning number. (If you bingo with more than the number designated as the jackpot winner, you will receive a consolation amount.) Warm-ups/ Early Bird games start at 6 p.m.

Wednesday night feast We now have a super Wednesday night “bingo dinner” special for $6.50, served 4-9 p.m. Members receive a $1 discount. Meatloaf, fried chicken and country-fried steak are just a few of the entrees that change each week.

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Electronic Bingo

Electronic Bingo is now available every Monday and Wednesday night! Increase your fun and opportunity to win some “Big Bucks!”

Bonanza Bingo, free food Stop by Friday nights from 4 to 9 p.m., and play Bonanza Bingo. When you hit an “H” pattern, we’ll pay you $75. If you buy a block of 50 cards, you will get any item on the Rookies or lunch menu that’s valued at $7.50 or less for free (excluding Thursday’s and Friday’s buffet)! On Tuesday nights, the payout is $30 if you get a six-pack (does not include free space) and for a 50-block purchase receive up to $7.50 off your next Rookies purchase. (No change given.)

Buon appetito! New, special Italian lunch buffet Every Wednesday in April, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Spaghetti, Marinara sauce, meatballs, garlic bread, salad bar, dessert and non-alcoholic drink. $8.95 per person. Members enjoy a $1 MembersFirst discount.

Weekdays 6:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. Breakfast served weekdays, 6:30-9:30 a.m.

Weekday lunch buffets Served 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. All-you-care-to-eat • Monday - Pasta Stir Fry • Tuesday - Tacos,tacos, tacos! • Wednesday - Spaghetti • Thursday - Fried chicken •Friday - Seafood $1 MembersFirst discount applies to each buffet.

Yummy, filling breakfast specials

Your mother was right (as always...), breakfast is the most important meal of the day. We feature great breakfast specials every weekday, 6:30-9:30 a.m., including freshly made Belgian waffles with your choice of toppings!

Grilled Cheese Meatloaf Sandwich April lunch special

Homemade meatloaf with mild smoked cheddar cheese, served on grilled Texas toast, along with Rookie Sauce, lettuce, tomato, fries and a drink. $7. Members receive a $1 MembersFirst discount.

• Hot appetizers • Salads • Baskets • Sandwiches • Pizza • Burgers • Desserts Monday - Thursday: 4-9 p.m. Friday & Saturday: 4-10 p.m. (843)963-3922

“In the Charleston Club”

Super weekday $7* lunch deals

Served 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. • Monday - Chicken tenders basket • Tuesday - Cheeseburger Deluxe • Wednesday - Chicken Philly * Price includes choice of fries or fruit and drink. Members receive a $1 MembersFirst discount.

“1st Friday” social April 7 Spring has sprung and our first social for spring will get you in the mood for flowers, folly, picnics and thoughts of things to come. The fun starts at 4 p.m. in Rookies with DJ & karaoke music, beverage specials and great food. At the top of the menu are springs rolls with duck sauce, cheeseburger sliders and seasoned potato wedges. Buffet is free for Club Members; $5 for all others. Call for more details. April 2017

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AIR BASE • 963-3315

xtreme bowling

Late-night weekend thrills • Every Friday & Saturday night Air Base: Starlifter Lanes • 7:30-10:30 p.m. Weapons Station: Marrington Bowling Center • 9:30 p.m. - 12:30 a.m. Bowling fun with cool lights, great music and random dancing!

Budget-minded munchies

Starlifter Lanes Snack Bar $7 lunch specials served 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Monday - Taco Salad; Tuesday - Buffalo Grilled or Fried Chicken Salad; Thursday Chicken Club Combo; Friday - Fish or beer batter shrimp basket • Our featured milk shake for April is Reese’s • Don’t forget to try our super delicious veggie burger combo for only $6. It comes with a side and drink.

Free lunchtime bowling Bowl free at Marrington Bowling Center on the Weapons Station every Monday, Wednesday & Thursday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., for NNPTC staff, faculty and students.

‘One buck - one game’

Celebrate... anything! Looking for a different way to celebrate a birthday or special occasion, such as a promotion or when your office wins an award? We offer bowling parties at Starlifter Lanes suitable for all ages. Stop by and choose a date, then pick your party options. We will reserve the lanes and show you all of the great snack bar catering packages available to add even more fun to the occasion.

Scream “bingo!”

Play “Quick Play” electronic bingo at Marrington Bowling Center on the Weapons Station or Starlifter Lanes on the Air Base. Stop by the front desk to purchase a ticket. Also, you can play Bonsai Bingo anytime at Starlifter Lanes. During Saturdays, a six pack (no free space) pays $30 and four corners pays $20 on Sundays.

During April, Marrington Bowling Center is featuring open bowling for just $1 a game every Thursday evening, 5-9:30 p.m. April 2017

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Outdoor Rec Center

AIR BASE • 963-1732/1672

Boaters must attend class before renting These one-hour orientation classes on April 4 and April 20 are required in order to checkout motor-driven ORC boats. Advance class registration required. Cost is $5. Before attending class, boater must take and pass a free on-line boater safety course at Call the Air Base ORC after testing to schedule an orientation class.

Discover what’s under the surface...

Learn to scuba dive • Four-part, co-ed class session starts June 3 • Become a certified open water diver is just two weekends • Cost includes all classroom instruction, lesson materials, most equipment, pool sessions and certification trip. • Students are required to provide their own mask, booties, snorkel and fins. • Regular, published price: $575; RecOn price: $475 • Stop by to register or for more details.

Barrier Island boat safaris

These are wonderful, scenic boat safaris to the barrier island of Bulls Bay off the coast of Charleston. We’ll travel the intercoastal waterway to our destination and take in the beauty of Lowcountry tidal marshes and possibly get to travel with the dolphins. At Bulls Bay, you can hike the beach, go shell hunting or just catch some rays. Fantastic photo opportunities during this trip. Cost: R4R, $20; regular price, $75. With a limited amount of spaces available, advance reservations are a must. If enough interest warrants, we will continue to schedule this trip monthly, depending on the tides. Call for more details and future dates.

We have discount tickets

We have discount tickets for dozens of Charleston attractions and tours, along with great discounts for RiverDogs baseball games, movie tickets and the South Carolina Aquarium. We also have super discounts for Orlando attractions such as Disney World, Sea World and Universal Studios. Check out the complete listing of great deals at

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Saturday, April 29

8 a.m. - 12 p.m. Air Base Picnic Grounds

Free for shoppers Sellers: $20 per table

Registration deadline to sell: Friday, April 21 Call Air Base Outdoor Recreation Center for more details

Festival of Flowers April 22-23


100,000 tulips • 8,000-acre private estate 1 very memorable weekend

$265 pp based on double occupancy. Price includes transportation, one night’s stay at the Crowne Plaza Resort in Asheville, tours of Estate home, winery and the grounds, along with three full meals which includes brunch at Biltmore’s Deer Park Restaurant. Advance sign-up required. Limited spaces available. Call the Air Base ORC for more details.

Zip the Zoo

April 22 This is a great family trip with something for everyone. We’ll head to the Riverbanks Zoo in Columbia around 8 a.m., from the Air Base Outdoor Recreation Center and walk into the zoo about two hours later. The next several hours are yours to spend leisurely touring the dozens of wonderful exhibits and attractions. During our stay, you can also ride the zipline above zoo. This exciting way to have a bird’s eye view of the zoo. Zipline Riders must weigh at least 70 lbs., but not more than 250 lbs. Cost for the trip is $50 per person. Advance sign-ups needed. Call or stop by the ORC for more details or to register. April 2017

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Adventure Events & SAI /Liberty activities

AIR BASE • 963-1732 WEAPONS STATION • 296-3942

Sign-up for events at the Air Base Outdoor Recreation Center or at the Liberty office in the Bowman Center on the Weapons Station. Cape Romain Lighthouse Tour - April 2. Cape Romain, S.C. Cape Romain offers a tour of the lighthouse island only four times a year! the 1827 lighthouse is the oldest of its kind in the U.S. still standing. With a six-mile boat ride out to the Island, you’ll learn the historical facts of the Island along with exploring it! The $25 price includes transportation, boat ride/tour, lighthouse tour, admission and snacks. Departs the Bowman quarterdeck at 8 a.m., returning around 6 p.m. Tandem Sky dive - April 8. Walterboro, S.C. Jump out of a plane because your mother told you not to! The $100 price includes transportation to Sky dive Walterboro and a tandem sky dive from 10,500 feet! Departs the Bowman quarterdeck at 7:15 a.m., returning around 6 p.m. Jet Ski safaris - April 9. Isle of Palms, S.C. (Active duty only on this trip) Join LIBERTY/SAI on a wild ride on the Intercoastal Waterway and into the Barrier Islands off Charleston. This high speed adventure is a must. Cost is $40. First trip departs the Air Base Outdoor Recreation Center at 9 a.m., returning around 12:30 p.m. The second trip leaves the Bowman Center at 11 a.m., returning at approximately 2 p.m. Dog Night at Liberty - April 13. Bowman Center. Come socialize with some Great Danes that are being brought to base for a fun filled night to play! MWR will provide the dogs, we just need YOU! Lots of love and licks for all. Right outside the Bowman building. Free event; 5:30-7:30 p.m. Kayak to Capers Island - April 15-16. Capers Island, S.C. We are kayaking to the uninhabited Capers Island, off the coast of Awendaw. The trip out to the island is approximately six miles. We will set up camp for the night while cooking dinner over a moonlit fire, then paddle back after breakfast the next morning. Don’t worry, everyone gets to sleep in! The $70 price includes transportation, single kayaks, tents, sleeping bags, all food, life vests, guided expedition tour, and snacks. Departs the Bowman quarterdeck at 7 a.m. Saturday, returning on Sunday around 7 p.m. Bicycle tour of historic Charleston - April 16. Spend the day in Charleston, viewing the sights and sounds of this beautiful city from your bike. Lunch will be on your own. Bring your bike if you wish. $15. Departs the Air Base Outdoor Recreation Center at 8 a.m., returning around 4 p.m. Riverbanks Zoo and zipline - April 22. Columbia, S.C. Other than being chased around by a lowlands gorilla, this is the best adrenaline rush you’ll ever have at a zoo! Come enjoy seeing exotic animals and then experience a fun, exhilarating thrill when you zip line 1,000 feet over the Saluda River. The $50 price includes zip line tour, transportation, admission to the zoo and snacks. Departs the Air Base Outdoor Recreation Center at 8 a.m. Riverbanks Zoo and gardens - April 22. Columbia, S.C. The Riverbanks Zoo and Garden is a 170-acre zoo, aquarium and botanical garden located along the Saluda River in Columbia, South Carolina. Come feed giraffe, play in the bird sanctuary, walk with kangaroos and more! The $30 price includes transportation, admission to zoo and garden, plus lunch. Departs the Bowman quarterdeck at 9 a.m., returning at approximately 9 a.m. *Dinner at own cost* Biltmore Festival of Flowers - April 22. Asheville, N.C. (Trip for only SAI/LIBERTY-eligible personnel) Join the LIBERTY on a trip to beautiful Biltmore Estates for the annual Festival of Flowers. This palatial mansion is the largest private residence in America, sitting on 8,000 acres of manicured lawn and landscape. Visually stunning. The $80 price includes transportation, admission to the grounds, guided tour and the winery. Departure time from the Bowman quarterdeck to be determined. *Meals at own cost* Jekyll Island day trip - April 29. Jekyll Island, Ga. Enjoy a day of biking an island full of historic landmarks, a driftwood beach, the Jekyll Turtle Rehabilitation Center. At the end the day, we’ll have dinner on the neighboring island of St. Simon. You will be given a map of the Island where you can adventure on your own, or stick with the guide. Don’t worry, Jekyll Island isn’t big enough to get lost on! The $30 price includes transportation, island entry fee, bike rentals, turtle rehab tour, and a light lunch. Departs the Bowman quarterdeck at 7 a.m., returning around 11:30 p.m. *Breakfast and dinner at own cost* Giant yard sale - April 29. Air Base picnic grounds. Do you have a lot of “stuff” left over from spring cleaning? Can’t park the car in the garage or get to your workbench because of more “stuff?” Drawers and closets overflowing? Here’s a great opportunity to turn your unwanted “stuff” into cash. This sale runs 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., rain or shine. Free admission for buyers; sellers cost is $20 per table. Sellers: please register by April 21 in order to reserve a prime spot. Call (843) 963-1732 for more information.

LIBERTY Coordinator: Edie Foley  843-296-3942  LIBERTY NWS SAI Coordinator: Air Base Outdoor Recreation Center  843-963-1732 Sign-up for events @ AB Outdoor Rec Center, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. & WS LIBERTY, 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. 12 the Breeze April 2017

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Air Base

628th Force Support Squadron Joint Base Charleston Area Code for all Air Base facilities is 843

Airman & Family Readiness Center


Monday-Friday, 7:30 am - 5 pm or by appointment Discovery (computer) Center - Monday-Friday, 7:30 am - 5:30 pm Airman’s Attic & Loan Closet - Monday-Friday, 10 am - 2 pm

Child Development Center


Monday-Friday, 6:30 am - 6 pm

Charleston Club & Catering


Starbucks/Lowcountry Café, Monday - Friday, 6:30 am - 3 pm Breakfast, Monday-Friday, 6:30-9:30 am; Lunch, Monday - Friday, 11 am - 1 pm Rookies Sports Grill, Monday - Thursday, 4-9 pm; Friday & Saturday, 4-10 pm Wings Bar - By reservation only Catering - By appointment Monday-Friday, 7 am - 4:30 pm

963-3922 963-3839 963-4575

Education Center Family Child Care

963-2546 963-2547 (fax)

Monday-Friday, 7 am - 4 pm

Fitness & Sports Center


Monday-Friday, 5 am - 8 pm; Saturday, 9 am - 5 pm; Sunday, 8 am - 3 pm; holiday hours, 10 am - 6 pm; Family “down days,” 6:30 am - 6 pm

Flight Kitchen


Continuous operation 24 hours a day

Gaylor Dining Facility

The Dining Facility is closed for approximately 10 months for repairs and renovation.

Honor Guard


Monday-Friday, 8 am - 4 pm

Human Resources Office


Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday, 7:30 am - 4:30 pm Wednesday, 7:30 am - 1:30 pm Friday, 7:30-11:30 am & 1-4:30 pm

Inns of Charleston (Lodging)


Continuous operation 24 hours a day

JB Charleston Framing, Engraving & Gifts


Monday-Friday, 9 am - 5 pm



Monday-Tuesday, 10 am - 7 pm; Wednesday, 10 am-5:30 pm; Thursday - Saturday, closed; Sunday, 12-5 pm

Outdoor Recreation Center/ Information, Tickets and Travel


Monday-Friday, 9 am - 5 pm

Single Airman Initiative


Monday-Friday, 8 am - 5 pm (Located in the Outdoor Rec Center)

Starlifter Lanes Bowling Center


Monday-Tuesday, 6:30 am - 1:30 pm; Wednesday- Thursday, 6:30 am -1:30 pm & 5-8 pm; Friday, 6:30 am - 1:30 pm & 5-10:30 pm; Saturday, 1-10:30 pm; Sunday,1-6 pm

Wrenwoods Golf Course


Golf Shop: Daily, 6:30 am - 6:30 pm Course: 6:30 am to 6:30 p.m. Globemaster Grill: Daily, 7 am- 2 pm

963-1840 Youth Programs/Youth Center


Base operator - (Commercial) 963-1110 (DSN) 673-1110

Office hours: (School) Monday-Friday, 1- 6 pm Program hours: (School) Monday-Friday, 2:30-7 pm Office hours: (Summer camp) Monday-Friday, 9 am - 6 p.m. Program hours: (Summer camp) Monday-Friday, 6:30 am - 6 pm

Force Support/MWR website:

Force Support/MWR Facebook:

Please note: Unless otherwise indicated, facilities are closed on holidays. Daily hours of operation are subject to change without notice. Call ahead for most current information.

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Shoppette/ Gas Station Gate 1

RV Storage Area

Vet Clinic

Outdoor Recreation Center Framing, Engraving & Gifts

Medical Center

Fitness & Sports Center

Hill Blvd.

Youth Programs/ Youth Center

Base Chapel

Football/ Soccer Field

Family Child Care Office

Wrenwoods Golf Course

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Navy Exchange



Bldg. 302 (under renovation) (Personal Property, Navy College, PSD & DEERS moved to other separate locations.)




The Dive Bar & Grill

Redbank Club

Athletics Office (Bldg. 708) 794-7530 Auto Skills (Bldg. 776) 794-7752 Branch Library (Bldg. 732) 794-7900 Child Development Center (Bldg. 1693) 794-7408 Cinema One Theater (Bldg. 718) 794-2120 Eastside Wellness Center (Bldg. 85) 794-7102 Fleet & Family Support Center (Bldg. 755) 794-7480 Foster Creek Villas & RV Park 794-2120 Liberty Program (Bldg. 2401) 296-3942 Marrington Bowling Center (Bldg. 784) 794-7235 New Wave Aquatic Center (Bldg. 714) 794-7033 Outdoor Adventure Center (Bldg. 1700) 794-2120 Redbank Club (Bldg. 942) 794-7797

Force Support Facilities

Outdoor Adventure Center/ ITT Office

Marrington Bowling Center

NEX Gas Station Hot Deals on Wheels Vehicle Lot

Athletics Office

S.C. Federal Credit Union

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Naval Sea Cadets (843) 276-9107



Group Exercise Room Library





Fleet and Family Support Center




Reagan Center Sam’s Fitness Center Navy/Marine Corps New Wave Relief Society Aquatic Center Bldg. 717 Cinema One (843) 794-7662 Movie Theater

All Saints Chapel

Locklear Park

Auto Skills Center



NEX Mini Mart Uniform Shop


PSD & DEERS 871 W. Pulaski Bldg. 731

Thrift Shop

Marrington Schools


Liberty Program (Bowman Center)

Dental Clinic

Weapons Station Entry Control/ Main Gate

Hiking & Bike Trails


Housing Office



Horse Stables

John Lawrence Ball Field

Shady Pines Picnic Area

Personal Access to the South Gate and Grace Property Hopper Bridge Bldg. 36

Eastside Wellness Center

Redbank Plantation Golf Course

Cooper River Picnic Area & Fishing Pier

Cooper River Cafe (Bldg. 3147) 218-5722 Short Stay Recreation Area 761-8353/743-2608

Off-Site Force Support Facilities

Redbank Golf Course (Bldg. 290) 794-7802 Sam’s Fitness Center (Bldg. 708) 794-4173 Storm Pointe Conference Ctr (Bldg. 950) 794-7797 Teen Center (Bldg. 788-B) 794-2125 The Dive Bar & Grill (Bldg. 1680) 794-4238 Youth Center (Bldg. 788) 794-7809 Youth Sports Office (Bldg. 788-B) 794-4134

Legal Bldg. 84

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Community Center


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Naval Health Clinic

Marrington Plantation Outdoor Recreation Area

Hunting & Fishing Areas



Foster Creek Villas & RV Park

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Weapons Station

628th Force Support Squadron Joint Base Charleston Area Code for all Weapons Station facilities is 843

Auto Skills Center


Wednesday - Friday, 9 am - 8 pm; Saturday, 9 am - 5 pm; Sunday, 9 am - 1 p.m, Monday & Tuesday, closed

Child Development Center

794-7408 794-4018 (fax)

Monday-Friday, 6:30 am - 6 pm

Cinema One Movie Theater


Show times: Friday, 7 pm; Saturday, 7 pm; Sunday, 2 pm

Cooper River Cafe (SPAWAR)


Monday -Friday, 7 am - 2 pm

Eastside Wellness Center


Monday-Friday, 6 am - 6 pm

Fleet & Family Support Center

794-7480 794-7492 (fax)

Monday - Friday, 7:30 am - 4:30 pm

Liberty (Bowman Center)


Daily, 10 am - 11 pm (including holidays)



Sunday - Tuesday, closed; Wednesday & Thursday, 9 am - 7 pm; Friday, 9 am - 5:30 pm; Saturday, 12-5 pm

Marrington Bowling Center


Bowling: Monday, 11 am - 1 pm & 5-10 pm; Tuesday, 9 am - 1 p.m; Wednesday & Thursday, 11 am - 1 pm & 5-10 pm; Friday, 9 am - 1 pm & 5 pm - 12:30 am; Saturday, 1 pm - 12:30 am; Sunday, 1-6 pm Snack Bar: Monday, 6:30 am - 1:30 pm; Tuesday, 6:30 am - 1 pm; Wednesday, 6:30 am - 1 pm & 5-8 pm; Thursday & Friday, 6:30 am 1:30 pm & 5-8 p.m.; Saturday, 1-10 pm; Sunday, 1-5:30 pm

Outdoor Adventure Center/ Information, Tickets & Travel


Monday-Friday, 11 am - 5 pm; Saturday, 10 am - 1 pm

Redbank Club & Catering

794-7797 794-4105 (fax)

Office & Catering information: Tuesday - Friday, 8 am - 5 pm Lunch Buffet - Tuesday-Friday, 11 am - 1 pm With prior arrangement, catered functions are available everyday.

Redbank Plantation Golf Course


Everyday, 6:30 am - 6:30 pm (including federal holidays) Fairway Grill, Monday - Friday, 6:15 am - 1 pm; Saturday & Sunday 7 am - 1 pm

Sam’s Fitness Center


Monday-Friday, 5:30 am - 10 pm; Saturday, 7 am - 10 pm; Sunday, 7:30 am - 10 pm; holidays, 9 am - 3 pm

Short Stay Outdoor Recreation Area


Continuous operation 24 hours a day

The Dive Bar & Grill


Wednesday & Thursday, 5 pm - 12 am; Friday & Saturday, 5 pm - 2 am; Sunday, 5-9 p.m.; Monday & Tuesday, closed

Youth Programs

794-7809 794-4003 (fax)

Office hours: (School) Monday-Friday, 1- 6 pm Program hours: Before School Care, Monday-Friday, 6-8 am After School Care, Monday-Friday, 2-6 pm Office hours: (Summer camp) Monday-Friday, 9 am - 6 pm Program hours: (Summer camp) Monday-Friday, 6 am - 6 pm

Base operator - (Commercial) 963-1110 (DSN) 673-1110

Force Support/MWR website:

Force Support/MWR Facebook:

Please note: Unless otherwise indicated, facilities are closed on holidays. Daily hours of operation are subject to change without notice. Call ahead for most current information.

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Fitness Center

AIR BASE • 963-3347

Let’s get moving...

Monday & Friday - Body Pump Express, 11 a.m. Tuesday & Thursday - Circuit Training, 6 a.m. Tuesday & Thursday - Body Sculpt, 10 a.m. Tuesday & Thursday - Core Strength, 3:30 p.m. Tuesday & Thursday - Cardio Mix, 4:30 p.m. Saturday - Step S.P.A., 10 a.m.


Monday - 4:30 p.m. Tuesday - 12 & 6 p.m. Wednesday - 11 a.m. & 4:30 p.m. Thursday - 12 & 6:45 p.m. Friday - 12 p.m. Saturday - 11 a.m.

Co-Ed Martial Arts Classes

Monday, Wednesday - 6 p.m. Thursday - 5:45 p.m. Friday - 6:30 p.m.


Monday & Wednesday- 5:45 p.m. Friday - 5:15 p.m.

Functional Fitness

Monday, Wednesday & Friday - 6 a.m. Weekdays - 5 p.m. Saturday - 10 a.m.

Indoor Cycling Classes Monday & Wednesday 11:30 a.m. & 4:30 p.m. Tuesday & Thursday - 9 a.m. Friday - 11:30 a.m. Saturday - 10 a.m.

24-hour access

Patrons with a valid CAC can register at the Center for 24-hour access. Individuals using the facility after-hours who are not registered or who have not swiped their card upon entry could lose all Fitness Center privileges.

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Fitness Center Unless otherwise indicated, Weapons Station classes are held at Bldg. 725 in the Menriv Mall area. Classes are free.


Monday & Wednesday Sunrise Yoga, 9:30 a.m. Friday 9:30 a.m. Yoga Nidra

Great workouts!

Monday & Wednesday - Strength and Conditioning, 8 a.m. Tuesday & Thursday - High Intensity Interval Training, 5:30 a.m. Tuesday & Thursday - Mommy & Me “Strength-Conditioning,” 8:30 & 9:30 a.m. Friday - Mommy & Me “Strength Conditioning,” 8 & 9 a.m. Saturday - Strength and Conditioning, 9 a.m.


Monday, Wednesday & Friday - 7 p.m. 1st & 3rd Saturday of the month Street Survival Jujitsu - 9 a.m. 2nd, 4th & 5th Saturday of the month - Jujitsu - 9 a.m.

Fleet Enhancement Program (Active duty only) Monday & Wednesday - 4:30 p.m. Tuesday & Thursday - 3:30 p.m.

Cycling Classes

Monday, Wednesday & Friday - 5:30 a.m. Tuesday & Thursday - 11:30 a.m. Cycling also available other times through “Fitness on Request.” April 2017

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Youth Programs Easter Egg Hunt

AIR BASE • 963-5684 WEAPONS STATION • 794-7809

Saturday, April 15 • Behind the Air Base Fitness & Sports Center*

• Free event • Games • Face painting • The Easter Bunny will be available for pictures • Bring your cameras and a basket to collect eggs. Egg hunt start times: 1-2 year olds, 10:15 a.m., 3-4 year olds, 10:30 a.m., 5-7 year olds, 10:45 a.m., 8-12 year olds, 11 a.m. The annual Easter Egg Hunt is co-hosted by JB Charleston Youth Programs and JB Charleston Libraries. Proud commercial sponsors for this event include Texas Roadhouse and the Joint Base Charleston Advisory Council. *Please note this is the only egg hunt for JB Charleston in 2017. There will not be a egg hunt on the Weapons Station this year.

Spring break sign-ups continue

Registration for Spring Break camp at the Air Base and Weapons Station is now underway. The camps are in-session April 10-14. These full-day camps are open to youth ages 5 (kindergarten) through 12. Camp fees are based on total family income. Current, up-to-date immunizations are required. Requests for care can be accomplished at Please call either youth center if more information is needed.

Operation Megaphone late-night fun, competition

April 28, 7 p.m. - 12 a.m. Weapons Station Youth Center Teens all around the globe will be meeting this night at their youth center for a variety of games and virtual challenges! We’ll have music, food and plenty of games. Be sure to bring a friend and hangout with us. As part of a service project, please bring Youth summer camp registration for the Air Base and a container or bag of Weapons Station opens April 10. Camp is for youth dry pet food to be kindergarten through 6th grade. The staff has daily crafts, donated. Cost for the fitness and life skills activities planned, along with weekly night is $5 for trips. Cost per youth is based on total family income. members; $7 for nonThe first day of summer camp is June 5. Register at members. Registration Call either youth center for additional deadline is April 21. details. Call for more details.

Summer camp registration opens

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College of Charleston campus tours in April

Air Base Youth Programs is heading off to college April 11 & 12... but just for the day. All 9-12th grade high school students are invited to join the staff as they take prospective Cougars on a campus tour and meet with the admissions office. Advance sign-ups are needed and parents are welcome on the trip. Cost is $5 per person. Call or stop by to register by April 7.

Earth Day project April 22, 4-6 p.m. Weapons Station Youth Center Earn some volunteer hours by helping to clean, plant and just beautify the outside of the youth center, along with making nature crafts. Bring your gardening tools, work gloves and landscaping expertise. Call for more details.

Jr. Smooth Move is for the young traveler Air Base - May 2, 5-6 p.m. Weapons Station - May 9, 5-6 p.m.

Soccer Shots league starts in April 25

Registration continues through April 14 for this year’s SoccerShot league. for 3 year olds. The season starts April 25. Cost is $45. Get that little future World Cup player of yours some great instruction and playing experience! Seasons runs April 25 May 30. Games are Tuesdays, 5-5:45 p.m., at the Air Base Youth Center. Physical and current immunization due at time of registration. Space is limited for this super soccer program; sign-up ASAP! Call the Air Base Youth Center for more details.

Youth meet & greet

April 7, 5-7 p.m. Air Base Youth Center All youth ages 5-18 who have recently arrived on JB Charleston within the last six months are invited to a meet & greet. Free pizza, along with plenty of fist pumps, handshakes, new faces and smiles. Register at the youth center. Please bring along a copy of your inbound PCS orders. Registration deadline is April 4. Call for more info.

Moving can be challenging, stressful and even scary for kids. This Jr. Smooth Move session is for youth ages 5-12. It will provide strategies for saying good-byes, packing, settling into a new home and making new friends. This is a free program being held at individual JB Charleston youth centers. To register for the Air Base program, call the Airman and Family Readiness Center at (843) 963-4406. Sign-ups for the Weapons Station session are available by calling the Fleet and Family Support Center at (843) 794-7480. Registration deadline is May 1. April 2017

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AirmanReadiness & Family Center Fleet &Support Family Center

AIR BASE • 963-4406 For a complete listing of programs, please visit our website at


• Lunch & Learn - Stress, time management Join us for a free lunch and this class titled, “Not Enough Hours in the Day: Stress Management, Time Management and Relaxation.” You start getting stressed out because there just doesn’t seem to be enough time in one day to get things done. Then, everyone tells you to relax, which stresses you out even more. Join JB Charleston’s Military Family Life Consultants for a very informative discussion on this topic. WS - April 6, 11:30 a.m. AB - April 19, 11:30 a.m.

• Navigating federal employment

Learn how to navigate the USAjobs website and land your government job April 6 & 27, 9-11 a.m. (WS)

• 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership

Find out how to influence others, achieve more self awareness, increase your team’s productivity and understand what it takes to be a mentor while executing your mission during this “lunch and learn” John Maxwell video series. Every Tuesday in April, 12-1 p.m. (AB)

• Resume writing & cover letters

Discover the essential basics of writing an effective resume and cover letter at these two-hour sessions. WS - April 4, 9-11 a.m. AB - April 25, 9-11 a.m.

• Interview for success

Learn about various types of interviews and receive tips and techniques for successful interviewing at these two-hour sessions. WS - April 5, 9-11 a.m. AB - April 26, 9-11 a.m.

• My New Space

This very informative 60-minute class on April 13 will help you learn how to prepare for the expenses of living off base. This program is mandatory for service members moving out of the dorm. Class starts at 2:30 p.m. (WS)

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• Ombudsman basic training

This two-day course, April 17-18, will prepare an appointed volunteer for duties as an ombudsman. (WS)

• Little Heroes Ceremony

This ceremony April 18, 6-7 p.m., is our way of saying “Thank You” for all of the sacrifices children of deployed or recently deployed family members. Ceremony for ages 4-12; applications need to be turned in one week prior to the ceremony.(AB)

• Spouse intro to JB Charleston

Military spouses new to Joint Base Charleston are invited to join us April 19, 9:30-11:30 a.m., for this fun, fast-paced intro, meet other spouses and learn where to shop, dine and play. (AB)

• Think. Save. Plan

This very informative workshop April 25, 2-3 p.m., focuses on explaining the Thrift Savings Plan and retirement options. (WS) (Continued on page 29)

TRANSITION ASSISTANCE programs (Continued from page 28)

• Transition GPS workshop

Learn to transition and become “career ready” with ease. Gain information on job searching, resumes, interviewing and career exploration. Department of Labor Employment workshop and VA benefits briefing are included. WS - April 10-14, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. AB - April 24-28, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

• Capstone

Final mandatory step of TAP for all active duty leaving the service within the next 90-150 days to verify and validate completion of Career Readiness Standards. Individual appointments are scheduled as necessary. Call either center to sign-up.

• Pre-separation counseling

These briefings cover benefits and resources for vets, and are a prerequisite to the Transition GPS Workshop. Schedule 12/24 months prior to separating/retiring, respectively. AB - April 4, 8:30-11:30 a.m. or April 19, 1-4 p.m.

• VA workshop for disability claims

At this workshop, a VA rep will cover the disability claims process and provide individual assistance. Members must sign-up at the Medical Clinic records section no later than Monday prior to the workshop. AB - April 3 & 17, 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. WS - April 10 & 24, 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.

• Career Technical Training Track

Attend this workshop to help you define technical career goals, identify required credentials, training opportunities and much more. Participants should complete a local Transition GPS workshop prior to attending the next technical training track workshop scheduled for April 19-20, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. (WS)

Volunteerism is not all about what you gain "You make a living by what you get, but you make a life by what you give." Winston Churchill Volunteers use each day as a chance to reach out and learn more of what life is all about. Volunteering is not just good for your career, it’s good for society! Volunteering will give you a sense of purpose. Why not give it a try? You’d be surprised how good it feels to give something back to your community. Become a volunteer and make a difference! Contact the Airman and Family Readiness Center at (843) 963-8883 or the Fleet and Family Support Center, (843) 794-7480, for a list of opportunities on Joint Base Charleston. April 2017

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AIR BASE • 963-3320 WEAPONS STATION • 794-7900

April book clubs

Teen Book Club - Air Base April 24, 4 p.m. Our April book for reading and discussion is Gifted by H.S. Swain For more information or to sign-up, call the Air Base library at 963-3320. Adult Book Clubs Air Base - April 25, 6 p.m. Weapons Station - April 27, 6 p.m. The Greater Journey by David McCullough is our April book for discussion. For more information or to sign-up, call the Air Base library at 963-3320 or the library on the Weapons Station, 794-7900.

Saturday Sailor Gaming

April 1, 1 p.m. - Weapons Station We have an awesome collection of board games and video games so latch on to your Shipmate and tow them over to the Weapons Station Library for an afternoon of free, creative fun.

Free movie fun April 21, 6 p.m. - Air Base Storks deliver babies -- or at least they used to. Now, they deliver packages for a global internet retail giant. Junior, the company's top delivery stork, lands in hot water when the Baby Factory produces an adorable but wholly unauthorized girl. Desperate to deliver this bundle of trouble, Junior and his friend Tulip, the only human on Stork Mountain, race against time to make their first baby drop before the boss finds out. This great movie fun for the entire family. Free popcorn and drinks. Please call to RSVP.

Family game night

April 5, 5-7 p.m. - Weapons Station Bring the whole family out for an evening of board games. We have dozens of games to play. Call 794-7900 for more details or to sign-up for game night.

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