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Fabulous food, music, giveaways planned for New Year’s Eve Golf Open House premier “be seen” social event of the season Wild chili cookoff brings some heat to winter activities Santa opens workshop on base; looking for elfish workers Free family movie night at library features holiday classic film

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Club happenings Free movies Golf and Bowling news 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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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. December 2016

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Charleston Club

AIR BASE • 963-3914

“Big Bucks” paid out twice a week 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 also have electronic bingo Mondays and Wednesday nights. On Wednesday nights, come early and enjoy a tasty “Bingo Dinner” special for $6.50, 4-6 p.m. Club Members will receive a $1 MembersFirst discount.

Bonanza Bingo, free food

Stop by the Club 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.)

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

All-you-care-to-eat fried chicken Thursdays, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. All-you-care-to-eat fried chicken buffet. Includes mashed potatoes, corn, gravy, rolls, soup & salad bar, and ice cream. Baked chicken also available. $9.25 per person. $1 MembersFirst discount applies to meal. Drink: $1.75

Club holiday hours

The Charleston Club will be closed Dec. 21-30 for the Christmas holiday with one exception. The office will be open Dec. 28, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., for the final day of ticket sales for our New Year’s Eve bash. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 31 for the party.

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Super weekday $7* lunch specials Served 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. • Monday - Chicken tenders basket • Tuesday - Cheeseburger Deluxe • Wednesday - Chicken Philly * Price includes drink. Members receive a $1MembersFirst discount.

Prime rib is back!

This is probably the best thing you’ve ever stuck with a dinner fork! Twelve ounces of tender, succulent prime rib with a baked potato, additional vegetable, dinner salad and dessert for $22.95 served every Friday night in December. Club Members enjoy a MembersFirst discount of $2. Reservations not required.

Try our “fab” chicken pesto sandwich Includes lettuce, tomato, Swiss cheese and a pesto-mayo sauce on a fresh Ciabatta bread roll. Comes with fruit, fries or side salad. $6.95. Beverage extra. Members receive a $1 discount. Available for lunch or dinner.

It’s the most important meal...

We’ve added several new items to our already super breakfast lineup. Try a mouth-watering Denver Omelet platter, buttermilk pancakes or a Southern-style chicken and waffle sandwich. Each item priced at $5.75 with Club Members receiving a $1 MembersFirst discount. These special Monday-only breakfast items are served 6:30-9:30 a.m.

Fabulous seafood buffet

Seafood buffet served Fridays 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Baked & fried fish • Boiled and fried shrimp • Traditional Southern sides • Soup and salad bar included in the $12.50 price • Drink price is $1.75 •Club members receive a $1 MembersFirst discount. December 2016

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Rookies Sports Grill

AIR BASE • 963-3922

The Charleston Club


• Doors open at noon • Food and beverage specials • Multiple wide-screen TVs for maximum football excitement • Everyone welcome 6 the Breeze December 2016

• Hot appetizers • Salads • Baskets • Sandwiches • Pizza • Burgers • Desserts

Monday - Wednesday: 4-9 p.m. Thursday: 4-11 p.m. during Thursday night football season Friday & Saturday: 4-10 p.m. Sunday: Opens at noon

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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 - Wednesday, 4-9 pm; Thursday, 4-11 pm for NFL Thursday night football; Friday & Saturday, 4-10 pm; Sunday, opens at noon Wings Bar - By reservation only Catering - By appointment

Education Center


Monday-Friday, 7 am - 4:30 pm

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


Daily: Breakfast, 5:30-7:30 am; Lunch, 11 am - 1 pm; Dinner, 5-7pm; Midnight meal, 10:30 pm - 12:30 am

Honor Guard


Monday-Friday, 8 am - 4 pm

Human Resources Office

(See Weapons Station Directory for HRO information)

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, 7 am - 4:30 pm Course: 7:30 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: (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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Honor Guard Hunley Park Family Housing

White Circle

Exchange (BX)


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

Consignment Shop

Child Development Center


Lowcountry Campground

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Vehicle Resale Lot


315th Hq.

E. Ste wart Ave.

Rivers Ave./South Aviation Gate


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Military Personnel Center

Airman & Family Readiness Center

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Base Information & Transfer Center

Skeet & Trap Range

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Transportation Complex

Force Support Headquarters Base Finance (3rd floor) Charleston Club

Education Center

Starlifter Lanes Bowling Center

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Base Theater

Dining Facility (DFAC)

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Swimming Pool

Lodging Facilities Lodging Check-in

Youth Baseball Fields

James Ave.

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PAX Terminal

Flight Kitchen

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Force Support Facilities Facility 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 Lodging Front Desk 362 Military Pers Flt & ID Cards 503 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

Other Base Agencies Bldg

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

PLEASE NOTE: NAF Human Resources Office is located on the Weapons Station - refer to WS map for location.

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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 Human Resources (Bldg. 708) 794-7065/7068 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

Force Support Facilities

Outdoor Adventure Center/ ITT Office

Marrington Bowling Center

NEX Gas Station Hot Deals on Wheels Vehicle Lot

Human Resources Office 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 Club (Bldg. 942) 794-7797 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

Navy College Bldg. 909


Community Center


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Child Development Center

Naval Health Clinic

Marrington Plantation Outdoor Recreation Area

Hunting & Fishing Areas



Foster Creek Villas & RV Park

To Boat Landing


JB Charleston Weapons Station

Storm Pointe Conference Center



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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 - 10 pm; Sunday, 9 am - 8 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

Human Resources Office


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

Marrington Bowling Center is closed for renovation. Proposed re-opening date is Jan. 2017. Monday-Friday, 11 am - 5 pm; Saturday & Sunday, 10 am - 1 pm

Outdoor Adventure Center/ Information, Tickets & Travel


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, 7 am - 4:30 pm (including federal holidays) Fairway Grill, Monday - Friday, 10 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


Monday - Friday, 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 pm (Lunch service); Sunday-Thursday, 5 pm - 12 am; Friday & Saturday, 5 pm - 2 am Food delivery on the Weapons Station, Friday-Saturday - 5-10 pm

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

Indoor Cycling Classes Monday & Wednesday 5:30 & 11:30 a.m., 4:30 p.m. Tuesday - 6:30 & 10 a.m. Thursday - 10 a.m. Friday - 6 & 11:30 a.m. Saturday - 10 a.m.

Intramural basketball

Registration closes Jan. 3 for units and organizations that would like to compete in this year’s Air Base intramural basketball season. Call the AB Fitness Center for more details.

Co-Ed Martial Arts Classes Monday, Wednesday - 6 p.m. Thursday - 5:45 p.m. Friday - 6:30 p.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.


Monday & Wednesday- 5:45 p.m. Tuesday & Thursday - 1:15 p.m. Friday - 1:15 & 5:15 p.m.

Functional Fitness Weekdays - 6 a.m. & 5 p.m. Saturday - 10 a.m.


Let’s get moving...

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.

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

Fitness Center



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.

Tai Chi

Tuesday- 6 p.m.


Monday & Wednesday - 9:30 a.m. Tuesday - 4:45 p.m. Friday - 5:30 p.m.

Kids Dance Fitness Class Ages 10-15 Monday - 4 p.m.

Great workouts!

Monday & Wednesday - Strength and Conditioning, 8 a.m. Monday - Strength and Endurance Tabata Training, 5:30 p.m. Tuesday & Thursday - High Intensity Interval Training, 5:30 a.m. Tuesday & Thursday - Mommy & Me “StrengthConditioning,” 8:30 & 9:30 a.m. Tuesday & Thursday - Dance Fitness, 7 p.m. Wednesday - Strength and Endurance Circuit Training, 5:30 p.m. Friday - Mommy & Me “Strength- Conditioning,” 8 & 9 a.m. Saturday - Strength and Conditioning, 9 a.m. Saturday - Fall for Fitness Boot Camp, 10 a.m. Sam’s Gym

Dance Fitness Instructional Class Sunday - 4 p.m. Sam’s Gymnasium

Unless otherwise indicated, Weapons Station classes are held at Bldg. 725 in the Menriv Mall area. Except for Tai Chi, classes are free. For this class, the fee per class is $3. Twelveclass punch cards are available for $25.

Fleet Enhancement Program

(Active duty only) Monday - 11 a.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.”

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Youth Programs

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

Youth basketball clinic • Tuesday, Dec. 13 • 4-6 p.m. • Air Base Youth Center • Ages 5-9 • Prior sign-up needed • Cost: $10 per youth • Call for more details

Make a breakfast date with Santa

Saturday, Dec. 10 All children in the JB Charleston community are invited to share breakfast with Santa from 9 to 11 a.m., at the Air Base Youth Center. Seating times are 9, 9:45 and 10:15 a.m. All seatings are by advanced reservation only. Call ASAP to secure a time and place at the breakfast table with Santa. Be sure to bring your camera for photos with Santa and a copy of your Christmas “wish list.” The Reading Corner and crafts are provided by the Air Base Library. Proud, local commercial sponsors for this event are Heritage Trust Federal Credit Union and the Joint Base Charleston Advisory Council. Spaces are limited for each seating so call as soon as possible.

Youth coaches needed

Youth coaches are needed at the Air Base and Weapons Station for several different sports. They are searching for coaches ages 18 and up for cheerleading, basketball, baseball and soccer. The age range for the youth is 4-12 years old. Active duty, retirees, DoD civilians, contractors and family members may apply. All coaches must complete a background investigation before contact of any type with a youth or team. If interested in applying, call or stop by either JB Charleston Youth Center.

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Winter camp sign-ups continue

Registration continues for this year’s winter break camp at the Air Base and Weapons Station youth centers. These programs are open to school age youth ages 5 (in kindergarten) through 12. The camps run Dec. 19 through Dec. 30. Plenty of exciting activities are planned including field trips, arts & crafts, games and a lot more. Fees to attend are based on total family income. Start the process today by registering for an account on If you already have an account, go on-line and select the days your youth would like to attend. For more details, contact either youth center.

Tae Kwon Do classes

• Air Base Youth Programs • Monday & Wednesday, 5-6:30 p.m. • $55 per month • Physical and copy of up-to-date immunizations are required to participate • Call for additional details

Music lessons available

Late Night Flag Football Friday, Dec. 16 • 6:30-10:30 p.m. • Air Base Youth Center football stadium • Ages 13-18 (in high school) • Food & refreshments provided • Cost: $5 • Pre-registration needed by Dec. 14 • Call for more info

Weapons Station Youth Center • Piano - Ages 6 and up • Guitar, ukulele & vocals - ages 7 and up • Weekly, individual 30-minute sessions • Instruments provided during lessons • Call 794-7809 for dates, times and pricing

Creative dance lessons

Classes are held on Wednesday afternoons at the Air Base Youth Center. These co-ed lessons are open to ages 3 and up. Stop by or call for times and prices. December 2016

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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 a


• Lunch & Learn - You talking to me?

Sign up for free pizza and some great information on how to improve and sharpen your verbal and nonverbal communications in just 60 minutes. Course title is, “What did you say? The three Cs of Communication. WS - Dec. 1, 11:30 a.m. AB - Dec. 21, 11:30 a.m.

• Hearts Apart dinner

If your significant other is deployed, located at a remote site or is on a lengthy TDY, make plans to join us for appreciation dinner Dec. 6 at 5 p.m., in the Air Base Chapel Annex. Great opportunity to network and make new friends. (AB)

• Key Spouse training

Key Spouses are invited to this continuing education/ training one-hour session Dec. 6, 11 a.m. (AB)

• Resume writing & cover letters

Discover the essential basics of writing an effective resume and cover letter at these two-hour sessions on Dec. 6 & 20. Starts at 9 a.m. each date. (WS)

• Spouse intro to JB Charleston

Military spouses new to Joint Base Charleston are invited to join us Dec. 7, 9:30-11:30 a.m., for this fun, fast-paced intro, meet other spouses and learn where to shop, dine and play. (AB)

• Breaking the paycheck-to-paycheck cycle Do you find yourself anxiously waiting to get paid because you ran out of money too soon. Learn how to break the “living from paycheck to paycheck” cycle Dec. 7, 8-10 a.m. (AB)

• Interview for success

Learn about various types of interviews and receive tips and techniques for successful interviewing at these two-hour sessions Dec. 7 or 21. Start time is 9 a.m. for each date. (WS)

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• Navigating federal employment

Learn how to navigate the USAjobs website and land your government job. WS - Dec. 8 or 15, 9-11 a.m. AB - Dec. 22, 9-11 a.m.

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•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 - Dec. 5-9, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. AB - Dec. 12-16

• 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 - Dec. 7, 8:30-11:30 a.m. or Dec. 21, 1-4 p.m. (Continued from page 28)

• Know your rights under SCRA

Attend this session and find out how the Service member Civil Relief Act will help you with rental agreements, security deposits, prepaid rent, eviction, installment contracts, credit card interest rates, mortgage interest rates and much more. The next one-hour session is Dec. 13 at 2:30 p.m. Start demanding your SCRA rights and reaping the benefits. (WS)

• 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.

• 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 - Dec. 2 & 27, 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. WS - Dec. 5 & 19, 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.

• Think. Plan. Save. Part II

Join us for the second of a two-part series discussion on retirement and savings options. This highinformative, one-hour session is Dec. 15 at 2:30 p.m. (WS)

• Home selling

Learn the basic in’s and out’s of selling property at this very informative 90-minute session Dec. 19, starting at 2:30. (WS)

• 10 steps to financial stability, success

• My New Space

• Smooth Move: PCSing made easy

• Buying your new wheels

It takes more than just paying bills to be financially stable. Learn what it takes on Dec. 15, 8-9:30 a.m., to become stable and financially successful. (AB) Learn from the experts Dec. 15, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m., on how to PCS smoothly to your new location. You do not need orders to attend. (WS)

This very informative 90-minute class on Dec. 20 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 3 p.m. (AB) Find out the techniques and information you need to know to get the best deal on a new set of wheels in only 90 minutes at this Dec. 20 session. Start time is 2:30 p.m.(WS) December 2016

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

Free Family Movie Night Friday, Dec. 16 • 6 p.m. Air Base Library Come in your favorite pajamas and enjoy this holiday classic. Popcorn and hot chocolate will be served.

A Christmas Carol


Come be part of the holiday fun when Santa and his elves are our special guests for story hour.

Story Hour with Santa

•Air Base Library Tuesday, Dec. 13 @ 10 a.m. •Weapons Station Library Thursday, Dec. 15 @ 9:30 a.m.

Saturday Sailor Gaming

Dec. 3, 1 p.m. - Weapons Station We have an awesome collection of board 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.

Family game night Dec. 7, 5 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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