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Breeze April 2018

Joint Base Charleston

It’s a bird and it’s a plane! April Air & Space Expo features the Thunderbirds Dash and get splashed with color at annual 5k Paint Run Illusionist Mike Super will amaze, baffle even hardcore skeptics Go zipping through the Appalachians at 65 mph at the end of a cable Get a behind-the-scenes look at a Family Child Care home

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April 2018

4 Club happenings 7 Fitness & Sports Centers 10 AB Outdoor Recreation Center 11 Adventure, SAI & Liberty events 12 Golf events 13 Free movies 14 Illusionist Mike Super show 15 Phone directories and facility maps 19 Arts & Crafts Center 21 WS Outdoor Adventure Center 22 Airman & Family Readiness, Fleet & Family Support Centers

24 Youth Programs 26 Family Child Care Program 27 Libraries

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.




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.

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 90,000 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

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.

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Charleston Club AIR BASE • 963-3914


April 13

Monthly Friday Social

SERVED 11 A.M. - 1 P.M. ALL-YOU-CARE-TO-EAT CLUB MEMBER? Be sure to ask for your MembersFirst price break. MONDAY - Soup and salad An abundance of popular, fresh salad ingredients and piping hot homemade soups. $8. Beverage included.

Starts at 3 p.m.

TUESDAY - Tacos, tacos, tacos! A grande selection of ingredients for stuffing, plus traditional sides such as Mexican rice and corn. $8. Beverage included. WEDNESDAY - Italian Spaghetti, lasagna, bread sticks, dessert and beverage. $8.95

April Showers Theme Hors d’oeuvres • Music & karaoke Dollaritas and $1 sodas ï Craft beer Everyone welcome • Food free for Members; $5 for all others

THURSDAY - Fried chicken Includes mashed potatoes, corn, gravy, rolls, soup & salad bar, along with ice cream. Baked chicken also available. $9.25. Beverage included. FRIDAY - Seafood Baked or fried fish, boiled or fried shrimp, mac & cheese, hush puppies, rice, vegetables, soup and salad bar. $12.50. Beverage not included.

April sandwich of the month Grilled ham & cheese Choice of fries or fruit & beverage • $8.75 • Members receive a $1 discount

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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.


We now have a super Wednesday night “bingo dinner” special for $6.50, served 4-9 p.m. Members receive a $1 discount. “Johnny’s fried chicken,” along with potato, fresh veggies, bread & beverage.


Electronic Bingo is now available every Monday and Wednesday night! Increase your fun and opportunity to win some “Big Bucks!” Receive a discount if you pay cash.

Easter lunch buffet

Sunday, April 1

• Sliced roast beef • Fried chicken • Crusted Talapia • Mashed potatoes with gravy • Rice • Green beans • Vegetable blend • Rolls • Salad bar • Desserts • Non-alcoholic beverages $16.95 - Club Members $18.95 - All others Two seating times: 11 a.m. & 12 p.m. Reservations required • Call (843) 963-3914 for more information or to make your reservations

Weekdays 6:30-11 a.m. Breakfast served weekdays, 6:30-9:30 a.m.


Air Force Services has discontinued the requirement to sign-up for a credit card to become a Club Member. Present Club Members are urged to go to and choose their method of payment for dues. New Club Members can join at the same website. Call (843) 963-3914 for local Club information.

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The bride. The dress. Stunning, yet understated. The reception. The hospitality. Impeccable, yet affordable. Accommodations for up to 500 guests. Menu selections to please every palate. Prime dates for spring events available.


Charleston Club

On the Air Base • 843-963-3839 • 6 the Breeze April 2018

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Fitness Centers


DANCE FITNESS - Monday & Wednesday, 4:30 p.m.; Monday & Thursday, 12 p.m. ; Tuesday & Wednesday, 12 p.m.; Tuesday & Thursday, 12 p.m.; Saturday, 12 p.m. YOGA - Monday & Wednesday, 5:45 p.m.; Friday, 4:30 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m. MARTIAL ARTS - (Karate) Monday, Wednesday & Thursday, 7 p.m.; Friday, 6:30 p.m. INDOOR CYCLING - Monday, Wednesday & Friday, 11:30 a.m.; Monday & Wednesday, 4 p.m.; Tuesday & Thursday, 9 a.m.; Thursday, 4:30 p.m. - Hip Hop Spin; Friday, 6 a.m. MIX IT UP! Tuesday, 11 a.m. - Kickboxing; Tuesday, 4 p.m. - Cardio Mix; Wednesday, 9 a.m. - Tabata; Thursday, 6 p.m. - Running Performance All classes, unless otherwise indicated, are free. 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.

DANCE FITNESS - Wednesday, 5:30 p.m.; Saturday, 12:30 p.m. YOGA - Monday, Sunrise Yoga, 9:30 a.m. MARTIAL ARTS - (Judo/Jujitsu) 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. MORE GREAT WORKOUTS! - Monday & Friday Stroller Rollers at Eastside Wellness Center, 9 a.m.; Tuesday - Warrior Fit, 6 a.m.; Tuesday & Thursday Mommy & Me Strength- Conditioning, 9 a.m.; Tuesday & Thursday, Strength & Conditioning, 5:30 p.m.; Wednesday - Strength & Conditioning, Eastside Wellness Center ConEx Box, 9 a.m.; Thursday - HIIT, 5:30 a.m.; Friday - 1st and 3rd Saturday, Strength & Conditioning, 9 a.m.; Foam Rolling, 10 a.m., 1st and 3rd Saturday. Unless otherwise indicated, Weapons Station classes are held at Bldg. 725 in the Menriv Mall area. Classes are free.

CHALLENGE April 19 Air Base Fitness Center How many can you do in just two minutes? Free event • Open to all DoD cardholders Call (843) 963-3347 for more details 8 the Breeze April 2018

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Outdoor Rec Center AIR BASE • 963-1732 AIR BASE POOL OPENS MAY 26


The Air Base pool opens May 26, with the first session of youth swim lessons beginning June 5. Pool hours are Tuesday - Sunday, 12-7 p.m. for recreational swimming. Fitness swimming is 11 a.m. 12 p.m., on the same days. Daily admission is $3.50 per person, with a maximum of $10 per family. All active duty E1-E4 are admitted free. Seasonal swim passes are available. An individual pass is $42, a family pass for two to four members is $70 and a seasonal pass for five members in the same family is $88. There is a $100 maximum for families of six or larger. Swim lessons are $40 per child per session. Two lesson times are available for each session: 9-9:45 a.m. and 10-10:35 a.m. Session dates are June 5-15, June 26 - July 6 and July 17-27. A parent-tot session is June 12-15, 5-5:30 p.m. The cost is $30. Swim lesson sign-ups begin April 16.

Appalachian Mountains

Zipline & Hiking Excursion


These one-hour orientation classes 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.


Only four times a year Cape Romain offers a tour of the lighthouse island where you can view two historic sites. The 1827 lighthouse is the oldest of its kind still standing in the U.S. 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 per person price includes transportation, boat ride/tour and lighthouse tour. Departs from the Air Base ORC. Advance sign-up needed. Call for more details.


This is a exciting opportunity to experience one of the most visited national parks in the United States. The $40 per person cost covers transportation, tents, sleeping bags and one meal each day. Campers must be a minimum of 18 years old. Advance reservations needed. Limited number of spaces.


The Air Base ORC offers an indoor and mobile climbing wall. The indoor wall is available Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. 3:30 p.m. Climbers need to weigh a minimum of 50 lbs. in order to climb on the auto-belay wall. Cost is $6 for first-time users; $5 for every subsequent climbing session. The mobile climbing wall is available by reservation for large events or parties on and off base. Price varies, depending on dates/ times needed and number of climbers. Stop by or call for more details.

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April 21-22 Come join the ORC for a weekend of zip lining and hiking in the Appalachian Mountains. Reach speeds up to 65 mph on the longest zip line east of the Mississippi River. Hiking is in the gorgeous, lush Pisgah National Forest. Trip requirements: Minimum age - 18; maximum weight - 240 lbs. Price: $120, which includes zip line experience, park fees and hotel stay based on double occupancy. All meals at own cost. Advanced sign-up required.

Air Base • 963-1732 Weapons Station • 296-3942

May 2018 Adventure Events

Sailing in Charleston Harbor: May 2. Charleston. This is a relaxing afternoon of sailing around the beautiful Charleston Harbor. You can be a part of the crew or sit back, relax and enjoy the quietness of the water. Free. Any military member, Wounded Warrior or retiree can participate in this event. Trip departs from the Air Base ORC. Time: TBA. Kayak to Capers Island Overnighter: May 5-6. Capers Island, S.C. (SAI/LIB) Take your adventuring to the next level! We will kayak six miles to a deserted island off the coast of Charleston, hike the trails on the Island and finish the day with a beach front campfire cookout and camping. We will have plenty of games to play along with learning about the salt marsh and what inhabits the coastal islands. $100. Price includes: transportation, all gear (sleeping bags, kayaks, pads, tents, etc.) all food and beach games. Departs from “The Dive” on the Weapons Station at 8:30 a.m., returning Sunday around 5 p.m. Smoky Mountain National Park Camping: May 5-6. Gatlinburg, Tenn. (FF) Here’s your opportunity to hike and camp in one of the most scenic and highly-desired park locations on the east coast - Smoky Mountain National Park. $50 per person. Price includes transportation, park entrance fee, tents, sleeping bags, snacks and breakfast every morning. Departs the Air Base ORC at 6 a.m., May 5, returning at approximately 9 p.m. the following day. Beach Horseback Ride: May 5. Seabrook Island, S.C. (R4R) This is a scenic, relaxing horseback ride on the beachs of beautiful Seabrook Island. Trip is for inexperienced and experienced riders. Must be at least 8 years old to ride and weight no more than 250 lbs. $45. Departs the Air Base ORC at 7 a.m., returning around 12 p.m. Horseback Trail Ride: May 5. Seabrook Island, S.C. (R4R) Take a leisurely horseback ride through some luscious, deep wooded areas and along island marshes on this Seabrook Island excursion. Trip is for inexperienced and experienced riders. Must be at least 8 years old to ride and weight no more than 250 lbs. $30. Departs The Dive on the Weapons Station at 9:45 a.m. returning at approximately 2 p.m. Jet Ski Safari: May 6 & 13. Isle of Palms, S.C. (SAI/LIB) Join us on a ride up the Intercostal Waterway and into the Barrier Islands off Charleston. This scenic and sometimes high speed adventure is a must, especially for newcomers to the Lowcountry. $40. May 6 trip departs from the Air Base ORC, with the May 13 trip leaving from The Dive on the Weapons Station. Departure times TBA. Tandem Skydiving: May 12. Walterboro, S.C. (SAI/LIB) Jump out of a plane because your mother told you not to! The $100 price includes transportation, tandem sky dive from 10,500 feet and instruction. Must be at least 18 years old and weigh absolutely no more than 220 lbs. The trip departs from The Dive on the Weapons Station at 7:15 a.m., returning at approximately 5:30 p.m. All meals at your own cost. Charleston Harbor Cruise: May 15. Charleston. This leisurely tour will cruise by some of Charleston’s most famous sites, including Charles Towne Landing, Ft. Sumter, the Citadel and the USS Yorktown aboard the ORC’s new pontoon boat. $10. Price includes transportation and boat ride. Passengers may bring food and drink on board. Minimum age for this trip is 10 years old. Departs the Air Base ORC at 4:30 p.m. Speed boat Adventure Tour: May 19. Charleston. (SAI/LIB) Have you ever wanted to drive your own speed boat? Here’s your chance! The rental of the boat comes with a 13-mile tour of the Charleston harbor and narrated tours of the Battery, USS Yorktown and the downtown Charleston sky line. $50. Departs The Dive on the Weapons Station at 10 a.m., returning around 2:30 p.m. National Whitewater Rafting Center : May 19. Charlotte, N.C. (SAI/LIB) If you enjoy a good adrenaline rush, take this trip! We will conquer whitewater rapids, high and low ropes courses, bike the many trails in the park and much more! $50. Departs from The Dive on the Weapons Station at 6:30 a.m., and arrives back at approximately 10:30 p.m. Stand-up Paddleboard Sunset Tour : May 20. Charleston. (SAI/LIB) Enjoy the scenery of beautiful Shem Creek on a stand-up paddleboard and get the chance to paddle with the local dolphins and other friendly wildlife in the area! If you’ve never paddled before, don’t worry - we’ll show you how it’s done. $20. Departs from The Dive on the Weapons Station at 4 p.m., returning around 10 p.m. Shark Fishing : May 20. Charleston. (R4R) It’s fishing season again, so we thought we should go after the biggest predator in the ocean! Come join on us on this exciting shark fishing trip outside of the Charleston harbor. $30.Trip includes bait, tackle and instruction. Trip leaves from the Leeds Avenue landing at 9 a.m.

To review April programs, visit IMPORTANT SIGN-UP + MEET-UP LOCATIONS

LIBERTY Lounge in Bowman quarterdeck (Bldg. 2401) – Located on Naval Weapons Station April 2018 the Breeze 11 Outdoor Recreation Center (101 Scarton Lane) – Located on Air Base

Golf Courses

AIR BASE • 963-1833 WEAPONS STATION • 794-7828



Great, tasty burgers, hot dogs, chicken fingers, wraps, sandwiches, burritos, omelets, salads and snacks. Nonalcoholic and alcoholic beverages available.


Breakfast: 7-10:30 a.m. Lunch: 10:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.








7:30 a.m. - MEET HERE 12 p.m. The Globemaster Grill at Wrenwoods

REDBANK PLANTATION GOLF COURSE - WEAPONS STATION Individual stroke play event. Golfers will be given “do over” strokes equal to half of their GHIN handicap. Entry fee is $20 (plus greens fee and cart). Call the Redbank golf shop at (843) 794-7828 for more information. All players must register for the tournament before 7:30 a.m. the day of the tournament. Please note: Nonassociation members may play in three tournaments prior to being required to join the association. Come on and join us for a friendly, enjoyable round of golf. The next tournament is a Captain’s Choice on May 12.



With careful attention to detail, we take pride in assisting you at every stage – from preliminary planning to smooth coordination and execution on tournament day. Our staff of professionals will help determine the tournament format that is best suited for your event. Our innovative food and beverage staff offers a variety of customized menus and specializes in providing the highest level of service. From a major corporate outing to a smaller unit or office event, you can rely on our experienced tournament specialists to help you orchestrate a truly memorable golf experience. A golf tournament is also a great opportunity for your group or organization to raise money. For more details, stop by and speak with a staff member at either course.

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Breakfast (weekdays): 6:15-10 a.m. , (weekends) 7-10 a.m. • Lunch: 10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

on the Air Base and the Fairway Grill on the Weapons Station can provide a wonderful change of venue for your morning or lunch time staff meetings. The Globemaster can accommodate up to 20 people; the Fairway Grill up to 24 people. Advance notice is required for either facility to host your meeting. Call the golf shop at Wrenwoods or Redbank Plantation for additional information.



A sport that’s sweeping the nation, FootGolf combines the elements of soccer and golf to create a fun-filled game for all ages. Using traditional golf rules and etiquette, a soccer ball replaces the golf ball and your feet are used instead of clubs. With no prior experience needed, a game of FootGolf can be enjoyed by the entire family. Soccer balls are available should you need them or you may bring your own ball and waive the $4 ball rental fee. The FootGolf courses are available for open play at any time weekdays and after 12 p.m. on weekends and holidays.

JB Charleston Movies


All movies at the Cinema One theater are free. Snacks and beverages are available for purchase.

THE GREATEST SHOWMAN (PG) 105 min. Friday, April 6 - 7 p.m.

THE SHAPE OF WATER (R) 123 min. Saturday, April 7 - 7 p.m.

PADDINGTON 2 (PG) 103 min. Sunday, April 8 - 2 p.m.

DEN OF THIEVES (R) 137 min. Friday, April 13 - 7 p.m.

ALL THE MONEY IN THE WORLD (R) 132 min. Saturday, April 14 - 7 p.m.

THE POST (PG-13) 115 min. Sunday, April 15 - 2 p.m.

THE COMMUTER (PG-13) 105 min. Friday, April 20 - 7 p.m.

LADY BIRD (R) 94 min.

Saturday, April 21 - 7 p.m.



JUMANJI: WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE (PG-13) 119 min. Sunday, April 22 - 2 p.m.

DOWNSIZING (R) 135 min. Friday, April 27 - 7 p.m.


Saturday, April 28 - Air Base. Free event. Gates open to the public at 8:30 a.m. Features the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds.

MAZE RUNNER: THE DEATH CURE (PG-13) 142 min. Sunday, April 29 - 2 p.m.

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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 - 4:30 pm or by appointment Discovery (computer) Center - Monday-Friday, 7:30 am - 4:30 pm

Child Development Center


Monday-Friday, 6:30 am - 6 pm

Charleston Club & Catering


Starbucks/Lowcountry Café, Monday - Friday, 6:30 -11 am Breakfast, Monday-Friday, 6:30-9:30 am Lunch, Monday - Friday, 11 am - 1 pm Rookies Sports Grill, Wednesday - Friday, 4-9 pm Wings Bar - By reservation only Catering - By appointment

963-3922 963-3839 Education Center


Monday - Friday, 7:30 am - 4:30 pm (Exception - Closes at 11:30 am every third Wednesday of the month for in-house training)

Family Child Care

963-2546 963-2547 (fax)

Monday-Friday, 7 am - 4 pm

Fitness & Sports Center


Sunday, 8 am - 3 pm; Monday-Friday, 5 am - 10 pm; Saturday, 9 am - 5 pm; Holiday/family “down days,” 8 am - 3 pm

Flight Kitchen


Continuous operation 24 hours a day

Gaylor Dining Facility

The Dining Facility is closed for repairs and renovation.

Honor Guard


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



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


Sunday,12-5 pm; Monday-Tuesday, 6:30 am - 1:30 pm; Wednesday, 6:30 am - 1:30 pm & 5-8 pm; Thursday, 6:30 am - 1:30 pm; Friday, 6:30 am - 1:30 pm & 5-10:30 pm; Saturday, 1-10:30 pm

Wrenwoods Golf Course


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

963-1840 Youth Programs/Youth Center


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

Office hours: Monday-Friday, 9 am - 6 pm Program hours: (School) Monday-Friday, 2:30-6 pm 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. April 2018

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315th Wing Building AB Wing Hq. Building Base Finance Consignment Shop Medical Center Passenger (PAX) Terminal Transportation Complex Veterinry Clinic


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Other Base Agencies


Bldg Airman & Family Readiness 500 Amn Leadership School (ALS) 247 Base Car Wash 630 Base Library 215 Charleston Club 325 Child Development Center 227 Civilian Personnel Office 503 Education Center 221 Family Child Care 2373 First Term Amn Center (FTAC) 247 Fitness & Sports Center 225 Flight Kitchen 166 Force Support Admin 322 Framing & Engraving 647 Gaylor Dining Facility 468 Gift Shop 325 Honor Guard 4450 Human Resources (NAF) 503 Lodging Front Desk 362 Military Pers Flt & ID Cards 503 Official Mail Center 504 Outdoor Rec Center 647 Rookies Sports Grill 325 Single Airman Initiative 647 Skeet & Trap Range 791 Starlifter Bowling Lanes 214 Swimming Pool 224 Theater 219 Wrenwoods Golf Course 601 Youth Programs 1993

Force Support Facilities

Hunley Park Family Housing

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James Ave.

Track (¼ mile)

Youth Baseball Fields

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Starlifter Lanes Bowling Center


McCaw St.


Education Center

Charleston Club

Force Support Headquarters Base Finance (3rd floor)

Transportation Complex

Car Wash


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PAX Terminal (Temporary location)

Air Base Wing Hq.


Airman & Family Readiness Center Military Personnel Center HRO (NAF)

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315th Hq.

E. Ste wart Ave.

Official Mail Center

Skeet & Trap Range

W. St ewar t Ave . Vehicle Resale Lot

Base Theater

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Lowcountry Campground

Lodging Facilities Lodging Check-in

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Medical Center

Youth Programs/ Youth Center

Base Chapel

Football/ Soccer Field

Family Child Care Office

Wrenwoods Golf Course

Outdoor Recreation Center Framing, Engraving & Gifts

Consignment Shop

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PAX Terminal (Temporarily closed at this location)

Flight Kitchen

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Hunting & Fishing Areas



Navy College Bldg. 909

Cooper River Picnic Area & Fishing Pier

Eastside Wellness Center


Shady Pines Picnic Area

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

John Lawrence Ball Field






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

Redbank Plantation Golf Course

Storm Pointe Conference Center

Marrington Plantation Outdoor Recreation Area Hiking & Bike Trails Weapons Station Entry Control/ Main Gate

Redbank Club


Dental Clinic



Horse Stables

To Boat Landing

Naval Health Clinic



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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

The Dive Bar & Grill

NEX Mini Mart Uniform Shop


Liberty Program (Bowman Center)

Child Development Center



Marrington Schools

Locklear Park



Auto Skills Center



Navy Exchange MENRIV Car Wash


JB Charleston Weapons Station



Foster Creek Villas & RV Park

Housing Office

Community Center Thrift Shop

Youth Programs

PSD & DEERS 871 W. Pulaski Bldg. 731

All Saints Chapel

Cinema One Movie Theater

NEX Gas Station Hot Deals on Wheels Vehicle Lot D OA KR Athletics Office AN Naval Sea Cadets (843) 276-9107

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

Fleet and Family Support Center


Group Exercise Room Library S.C. Federal Credit Union



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

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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


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

Child Development Center

794-7408 794-4018 (fax)

Monday-Friday, 6:30 am - 6 pm

Cinema One Movie Theater


Show times: Sunday, 2 pm; Friday, 7 pm; Saturday, 7 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 - 10 pm (including holidays)



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

Marrington Bowling Center


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

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, 8:30 am - 4:30 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 - dusk (including federal holidays) Fairway Grill: Sunday, 7 am - 1 pm; Monday - Friday, 6:15 am - 1 pm; Saturday, 7 am - 1 pm

Sam’s Fitness Center


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

Short Stay Outdoor Recreation Area


Continuous operation 24 hours a day

The Dive Bar & Grill


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

Youth Programs

794-7809 794-4003 (fax)

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

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

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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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Outdoor Adventure Center WEAPONS STATION • 794-2120

Medieval Times Dinner Theater Myrtle Beach, S.C. • Orlando, Fla.

Experience epic, live battles of steel and steed while feasting on a banquet fit for a king. Witness jousting as highly-charged horses carry their knights at full speed across the arena to a head-on collision course with their opponents. Also, you’ll be thrilled with the weaponry clashes, falconry and horsemanship featuring the awe-struck beauty of 1,400 pounds of pure equine power performing gravity-defying stunts. We have discount tickets for both Medieval Times locations that will save you up to $12 per adult. Get them now and go soon before the tourist season kicks into full swing.


You can be tourist in your own town without paying tourist prices for events and attractions. We have discount tickets for local venues such as Boone Hall Plantation, Ft. Sumter, Magnolia Gardens, Patriots Point and the South Carolina Aquarium. Want to make it a road trip? The OAC can get you into Biltmore Estate in Asheville, N.C., Riverbanks Zoo in Columbia, S.C., and Ripley’s Aquarium in Myrtle Beach at a great rate. Heading to Florida? Stop by the OAC and discover savings on tickets for Disney, Busch Gardens, Sea World and LEGO Land.


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Airman & Family Readiness Center Fleet & Family Support Center AIR BASE • 963-4406


THRIFT SAVINGS PLAN AND YOU Discover the ins and outs of investing in the Thrift Saving Plan. Session open to active duty military and civilians. April 2, 3- 4 p.m. AB MY NEW SPACE This is a mandatory session for all dorm residents after two years of service or prior to getting married and moving out. Certificates are presented after completion of the class, which are to be given to the dorm manager by the dorm resident. April 3, 8-9:30 a.m. & April 25, 2:30-4 p.m. AB PREPPING FOR A PCS In conjunction with the Military Personnel Section, this mandatory workshop preps the attendee for orders and provides expert advice from several agencies to help with relocation. Spouses highly encouraged to attend. April 3, 10 & 17, 2-3:30 p.m. AB BUDGETING AND CREDIT Learn the basics of budgeting and managing your credit for a financially responsible lifestyle. April 4, 9:30-11 a.m. AB QUICKSTART! This very informative session is in conjunction with the Military Personnel Section and is a mandatory in-processing appointment for all Air Force newcomers to JB Charleston. Spouses are encouraged to attend. April 5 & 19, 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. AB EMPLOYER PANEL Various employers will serve on a panel to answer industry and interview related questions, with the potential of hiring attendees. All job seekers (active duty military, civilians and spouses) are encouraged to attend. Business professional attire is required and a resume is highly encouraged. April 5, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. AB April 19, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. WS READY. SET. PARENT! This is an Air Force Aid-sponsored class to prepare new parents for the financial challenges of having a baby. April 6, 9-10:30 a.m. AB

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INVESTMENT FLUENCY A fitting subtitle for this session would be, “Planning for your tomorrow today.” This financial readiness workshop will provide the tools and resources allowing service members to enrich their financial growth by developing their investment fluency. April 9, 8-9 a.m. AB April 23, 3-4 p.m. AB BE RESUME READY! Stop by anytime and learn how to build an effective civilian resume or have an existing resume reviewed to ensure your “resume ready!” April 10, 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. AB TEACHING AS A SECOND CAREER This cooperative project between U.S. & S.C. Departments of Education, is designed to assist active duty and former military in obtaining teacher certification and employment as teachers in South Carolina. April 10, 10-11:30 a.m. AB April 10, 1-2:30 p.m. WS CAREER TECHNICAL TRAINING TRACK This two-day workshop is designed to define technical career goals, identify required credentials and training opportunities. Attendees should compete Transition GPS workshop prior to attending this session. April 11-12, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. WS INTERVIEWING FOR SUCCESS Learn about various types of interviews and receive tips and techniques for successful interviewing! April 11 & 18, 9-11 a.m. WS PARENTING FOR THE SINGLE SERVICE MEMBER Join us for a free meal and this class to help single military parents develop effective parenting skills. Topics include how to resolve the guilt that single parents often experience, positive aspects of being single, communication during conflict, addressing deployment issues and building a support network. Presented by JB Charleston’s Military Family Life Consultants. April 11, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. WS April 25, 5:30-6:30 p.m. WS Continued on Page 23

Continued from Page 22 JOHN MAXWELL LEADERSHIP WORKSHOP Smart leaders learn from their own mistakes. Smarter ones learn from other’s mistakes and successes. Come learn the golden nuggets of leadership from a John Maxwell facilitator at this Lunch and Learn session. April 12, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. AB NAVIGATING FEDERAL EMPLOYMENT Join this workshop and learn how to navigate the USA JOBS website and get your federal job! April 12, 1-3 p.m. AB April 20, 9-11 a.m. WS BUYING YOUR NEW WHEELS Attend this very informative session and learn the techniques and information you need to know to get the best deal on a vehicle. April 16, 3-4 p.m. AB RESUME AND COVER LETTERS Attend this session and get the basics to write an effective resume and cover letter. April 17, 9-11 a.m. WS LITTLE HEROES CEREMONY This ceremony is a positive, uplifting way to thank children for their sacrifices they make for parents who are currently or have recently deployed. Event is designed for children ages 4-12 whose parents are deployed or have been deployed in the past six months. April 18, 6-7 p.m. AB HEARTLINK An appropriate subtitle for this entertaining workshop would be “Air Force Spouse 101.” Attendees will learn about the Air Force mission, culture, traditions, the Air Force’s own unique language, plus military benefits and services. Free lunch provided. Please RSVP so we can prepare ahead for your arrival. April 21, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. AB

FIVE STEPS TO TRUE TIME MANAGEMENT Can anyone really manage time? Attend this valuable session and learn five easy steps to manage yourself within the time you have and get more done than you thought possible. April 24, 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. WS EFMP 101 Attend this highly informative session and discover the benefits and entitlements Exceptional Family Member Program members are eligible to receive. Also, you’ll meet the EFMP coordinator and have the opportunity to share program experiences. April 24, 1-2 p.m. AB April 25, 1-2 p.m. WS SPOUSE INTRODUCTION TO JB CHARLESTON Fun intro to JB Charleston for spouses who have recently moved here. Connect, meet other newlyarrived spouses, learn about resources and learn where to shop, dine, and play in the Lowcountry. April 25, 9:30-11 a.m. AB

TRANSITION ASSISTANCE DISABILITY COMPENSATION CLAIMS A VA rep will cover the disability claims process and provide some individual assistance. Members must sign-up at the Medical Clinic, Records Section no later than the Monday prior to the workshop. April 9, 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. WS April 23, 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. AB

PRE-SEPARATION COUNSELING Learn benefits and resources for vets. This is a prerequisite to Transition GPS Workshop. Schedule yours 12/24 months prior to separating/retiring respectively. April 11, 8:30-11:30 a.m. AB April 25, 1-3 p.m. AB

TRANSITION GPS WORKSHOP Discover how to transition and become “career ready” with ease! Department of Labor Employment workshop and VA benefits briefing included. April 2-6, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. AB April 16-20, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. WS April 30 - May 4, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. AB

CAPSTONE This is the final mandatory step of TAP to verify and validate completion of Career Readiness Standards. Individual appointments are scheduled as necessary. Call either Center for more information.

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Youth Programs AIR BASE • 963-5684 WEAPONS STATION • 794-7809 KIDS NIGHT IN

APRIL 20, 7-10 P.M. WEAPONS STATION It’s a Kids Night In and a parent’s night out all at the same time! Youth can have three hours of miniOlympics games, fun and going for the gold while the parents do... whatever. We’ll have light snacks, so make sure that your youth has a good dinner before arriving. This activity is for youth ages 5-12. Cost is $5 for youth center members; $8 for non-members. Pre-registration needed by April 13. Call the Weapons Station youth center for more information.


This class is for ages 11-16. Upon successfully completing the course, youth will be certified as American Red Cross baby-sitters. For those age 13 and up who complete the class, they can be added to the Youth Programs “available babysitters” list. Cost for the class is $45 for Youth Programs members; $50 for nonmembers. Registration deadline is April 2 . Call for more information.

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APRIL 12, 5-7 P.M. WEAPONS STATION - SAM’S GYM Here’s a great opportunity for JB Charleston youth to show off some of the roundball skills, while helping to feed those housed in local shelters. Sign-ups are needed by April 10. Teams will compete in a bracket tournament-style games. There are kids teams and adults teams. Adult team ages: 13 and up; child team ages: 7 -12 years old. Kids games will be seven minutes and be played between adult games, which are 15 minutes. Teams will be divided equally by ages. All donations collected will help feed people in our local community. Our previous Hoops for Hunger raised more than 500 lbs. of food. This session’s goal is 750 lbs. Volunteers are needed to help run event. We are currently collecting canned goods for those who would just like to donate. There will be light snacks available for one canned good. Players are asked to bring three canned goods to participate. Spectators are welcome and asked to bring one can per person. For more details, call the Weapons Station youth center at (843) 794-7809.


APRIL 19, 4-6 P.M. AIR BASE Join the Air Base youth center staff for an ice cream social to celebrate April as the Month of the Military Child. This free event is open to all active duty military families. To be certain we will have plenty of ice cream to go around, please RSVP by April 11 with how many in your family are coming. For more details, call the Air Base youth center at (843) 963-5684.

OPERATION MEGAPHONE Late-night fun, service to the community

APRIL 27, 6:30 P.M. - 12 A.M. • AIR BASE YOUTH CENTER Teens all around the globe will be meeting this night at their youth center for a evening of fun activities, food and service! This year’s worldwide service event is “Planned Acts of Kindness.” Participants are asked to bring travel-size toiletries for our Armed Forces members who are deployed. Cost for the night is $5 for members; $10 for non-members. Registration deadline is April 20. Call for more details.


FROM BRUSH TO CANVAS Parent, youth art session

BASE YOUTH CAN EARN CONGRESSIONAL AWARDS Young Americans ages 13½ to 23 are invited to challenge themselves to set, plan and achieve goals in four program areas: • Volunteer/public service • Personal development • Physical Fitness • Expedition/ exploration activities. Participants will be recognized with bronze and silver medals at local, city or state ceremonies. Gold medals will be presented at a medals ceremony held annually in Washington, D.C., at the Capitol building. For more details, contact the Air Base or Weapons Station Youth Centers.

APRIL 26, 5-6 P.M. WEAPONS STATION This “parent and me” art session is a great time for the two (...or three, or four, etc.) of you to create a take-home masterpiece together. The staff will have punch and light snacks to help keep your own creative juices flowing. An art instructor will be on hand to give fun and easy instructions to guide you through all the steps to make the best-ever, galley-worthy piece of art. This session is for ages 5 and up. Cost for the night is $5 for members; $10 for nonmembers. Registration deadline is April 23. Call (843) 794-7809 for more details.

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

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