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The Dive is ready to host your next celebration Alpha Warrior Super Regional competition this month Short Stay continues its wildly popular beach parties National touring company holding local youth auditions Experience a farm-to-table tour of historic Charleston

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4 Club activities 8 Fitness & Sports Centers 9 Alpha Warrior competition 10 AB Outdoor Recreation Center 11 Adventure, SAI & Liberty events 12 Bowling programs 13 Golf events 14 July’s UFC event 15 Phone directories and facility maps 19 Short Stay beach party 22 Airman & Family Readiness, Fleet & Family Support Centers Youth Programs

24 26 Libraries 28 Arts & Crafts Center 30 Free movies 31 Family Child Care Program

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

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

Delicious changes coming to lunch

We are working on a fresh, new weekday lunch buffet for our guests. Lots of great items are planned at a great price. Changes will be posted as soon as the new menu is finalized.

First Friday Social • July 12 • 3 p.m.

Free ice cream? Sure!

Free buffet for Club Members; all others just $5. • Team pool & dart tournaments • “Name That Tune” Unit vs. Unit competition • Karaoke contest Make sure your unit has a huge turnout, because we will be updating the Unit Tally Board.

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You may say, “No, thank you” to dessert, but kids will almost always nod in the affirmative that there’s room for something sweet - especially ice cream. During July, all Members’ kids will be treated to a free ice cream sundae when they dine with their Club Member parent.

Win big three times a week We play Big Bucks Bingo every Monday, Wednesday and Friday night! All 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 5:30 p.m.

Bonanza bingo: Instant bingo rush Looking for instant bingo gratification? You need to play Bonanza Bingo in Rookies Sports Grill! Cards available Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, 5-9 p.m.

Electrifying, quick gaming

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.

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Doors open each night at 5 p.m.


The Dive


Local Craft Beer & Wing Night 60¢ wings • $2 vodkas

Thursdays twisted trivia

with DJ Insaine

7:30 pm

7:30 p.m.


Karaoke with DJ Smooth • 8 p.m.

Saturday • July 20 DJ Insaine

10 p.m.

UFC 239 · July 6 UFC 240 · July 27 Prelims - 8 p.m. • Main Events - 10 p.m.

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Fitness Centers


YOGA - Monday & Wednesday, 5:45 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m. MARTIAL ARTS - (Karate) Monday, Wednesday & Thursday, 7 p.m.; Friday, 6:30 p.m. FUNCTIONAL FITNESS - Monday, Wednesday & Thursday, 6 a.m. & 5 p.m. DANCE FITNESS - Wednesday, 4:30 p.m.; Tuesday & Thursday, 12 p.m.; Friday, 12 & 5 p.m. INDOOR CYCLING - Monday, Wednesday & Friday, 11:30 a.m.; Tuesday & Thursday, 9 a.m.; Friday, 6 a.m. MIX IT UP! Monday, 11 a.m. - Kinetics (Fitness on Request); Tuesday, 6:30 p.m. - Strength & Conditioning; Wednesday, 9 a.m. - Tabata; Wednesday, 4 p.m. - Intro to Fitness; Thursday, 1:30 p.m. - Kinetics; Friday, 10 a.m. Kinetics; Saturday, 5 p.m. - Kinetics. All classes, unless otherwise indicated, are free. 24-HOUR ACCESS - Patrons with a valid CAC can register at the Center for 24-hour access.

YOGA - Wednesday, Sunrise Yoga, 9:30 a.m. MARTIAL ARTS - (Judo/Jujitsu) Monday, Wednesday & Friday - 6:45 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, 5 p.m. ; Tuesday & Thursday, 10:30 a.m. INDOOR CYCLING - Monday & Tuesday, Virtual Cycling, 5:30 a.m. MORE GREAT WORKOUTS! - Monday - Friday, Afternoon AMRAP (30 min. class), 12 p.m.; Tuesday & Thursday, Strength-Conditioning (Kid-Friendly), 9:30 a.m.; Tuesday & Thursday, Strength & Conditioning, 5:30 p.m.; Wednesday, Dance Fitness, 5:30 p.m. (Island based); Thursday, MIXXEDFIT dance fitness, 6:30 p.m.; Thursday, HITT, 5:30 a.m. Unless otherwise indicated, Weapons Station classes are held at Bldg. 725 in the Menriv Mall area. Classes are free.

July 1-31 Male & female winner awarded weekly based on most weight lifted. Compete and prepare for our big “Summer of Strength” finale - Sam’s 3rd Annual Tri-lift Competition Aug. 17

Commercial sponsors for this program are: JB CHARLESTON-WEAPONS STATION

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Outdoor Rec Center AIR BASE • 963-1732

WHITEWATER RAFTING National Whitewater Center - Charlotte, N.C. Saturday, July 20 • Experience whitewater rafting, zip lining, kayaking and paddle boarding • Cost: $50pp - R4R, $75 - regular price • Includes transportation, admission and an “all sports” pass • Trip leaves from The Dive on the Weapons Station at 6:30 a.m. • Advance sign-up required • Call the Air Base ORC for details.

We have great attraction, venue discount tickets

Charleston is one of the most popular tourist destinations in North America. But, you don’t have to pay tourist prices for tickets and attractions. We have discounts on plantation, harbor, carriage and walking tours, including local attractions such as Patriots Point with its Medal of Honor Museum. We also have discounts on Myrtle Beach attractions, along with reduced ticket prices for Disney World, Sea World, Busch Gardens and Medieval Times. Check out a complete listing of great ticket deals at our website:

Let’s get vertical!

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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Rent all kinds of stuff from us BOATS, CAMPERS, GAMES, CAMPING GEAR

Why buy it if you can rent it? The Air Base ORC has a building and a lot full of gear of all shapes, and sizes for your use. Just a small sample of water sports gear include: jon boats, Bass Tracker boats, kayaks, canoes, water skis, fishing gear and surfboards. Heading to the mountains or forest? We have campers, tents, cooking gear, several sizes of ice chests, back packs and inflatable sleep mattresses. We also have charcoal and propane grills, picnic canopies, deep fryers, coffee pots, folding chairs, tables and car top carriers. How about a set of those giant sumo suits, a dunking booth or Sno-Kone machine for your next party? We have it! Check out our entire inventory at

Orientation needed before checking-out boat July 9 & 23 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.

Adventure Events Air Base • 963-1732 Weapons Station • 794-8234

Shark fishing trips – Charleston Harbor. Join the the Air Base ORC on a shark fishing adventure in the Charleston Harbor. This five-hour fishing trip will leave from W.O. Thomas boat landing in North Charleston at 9 a.m. Cost is $45pp (regular price, $75), which includes boat, captain, fishing gear and bait. All participants must have a current S.C. saltwater fishing license to board the boast. Minimum age is 12 years old. Bring your own beverages and food; cooler and ice provided. ORC dates are: July 9, 11, 14 and 24. Liberty date is July 28. All trips are limited in group size; sign-up early! Boat orientation classes – July 9 & 23. Air Base ORC. A boat orientation class at the ORC is required to check-out any motor-driven boat in the their inventory. Prior to scheduling & attending a class, participants must take the on-line Boaters Safety Course at and bring proof of completion. Class dates: July 9 & July 23 at 4 p.m. both days. Pre-registration is required for all boat orientation classes. Glass Fusion Class – July 11. Blue Heron Glass Works, Charleston. Patrons will learn general glass fusion techniques and procedures. Participants will create an 8-inch or 12-inch dish under the watchful eye of the instructor. Cost includes materials and instruction. Class meets at Blue Heron. Cost: $35pp R4R, regular price: $60pp. Class starts at 10:45 a.m., ending around 1 p.m. Tandem Skydiving - July 13. Walterboro, S.C. Jump out of a perfectly good airplane because your mother told you not to! Must be at least 18 years old and not weigh more than 220 lbs. Cost: $120pp R4R, list price $225pp. Price includes transportation, instruction, all gear and tandem skydive. Departs from The Dive on the Weapons Station at 7:15 a.m., returning around 3 p.m. Crowder’s Mountain Hiking – July 13. Gaston County, N.C.. This is a four-mile strenuous hike on the pinnacle trail that leads to the summit outlook of the mountain. Cost: $30pp R4R; regular price, $45pp. Price includes transportation, day pack if needed, park admission trail guide, light lunch and snacks for the trail. Leaves The Dive parking lot on the Weapons Station at 7 a.m., returning about 9 p.m. Jet ski safari trips – July 14. Isle of Palms, S.C. Get ready for a wild ride on the Inter-coastal Waterway and into the Barrier Islands off Charleston. This high-speed adventure is a must for adrenaline junkies. The $45pp (regular price $100) cost includes transportation, jet ski rental and safari. Two departure locations: the Air Base ORC trips departs the ORC at 8 a.m., and returns at approximately 12 p.m. The Liberty trip leaves The Dive parking lot on the Weapons Station at 9:15 a.m., returning around 1 p.m. Charleston river cruise – July 16. Charleston Harbor. Join us on a river cruise on the beautiful Ashley River. The $20pp cost includes the cruise and a very entertaining history lesson of local Charleston landmarks. Patrons can bring food and drinks. Be sure to pack sunscreen! Departure from Air Base ORC at 4 p.m., returning around 8 p.m. Bulls Bay Shelling Trip – July 17. Wild Dunes, S.C. The AB ORC is heading to Bulls Bay Island to search for all kinds of shells and learn about the local wildlife. The $20pp (R4R) cost includes transportation and shelling equipment. Regular price: $35pp. Trips leaves at 1 p.m. and returns around 6 p.m. National Whitewater Center – July 20. Charlotte, N.C. If you enjoy a good adrenaline rush, jump on this trip! We will conquer whitewater rapids, zip lining, kayaking, paddle boarding and much more! Cost: $50pp R4R; regular price, $75. Price includes transportation, admission and an “all sports pass.” Departs from the Weapons Station Dive parking lot at 6:30 a.m., returning about 8 p.m. Charleston Farm to Table Tour – July 20. Charleston. Calling all foodies! This trip takes you to downtown Charleston to taste some locally sourced dishes. The professional chef will show you how they select their ingredients and how to cook a delicious meal. Cost: $45pp; regular price, $90. Price includes transportation and meal. Departure: TBA. Learn To Surf – July 21. Isle of Palms, S.C. No need for experience with a surf board - we will teach you all the basics of surfing along with an instructor in the water guiding you on how to become a surfer! Cost: $30pp R4R, $120 list price. Price includes transportation, instruction, surf board rentals and in-water instructor. Departs from the Air Base Outdoor Rec Center at 9 a.m., returning at approximately 2 p.m. Green River Waterfall Trek – July 27. Saluda, N.C. Come hike some amazing waterfalls trails with us in Saluda, NC. Cost: $30pp R4R; regular price, $120. Price includes transportation, day pack if needed, snacks/drinks for hike, and waterfall trek with guide. Departs from the Weapons Station Dive parking lot at 7 a.m., returning around 11 p.m. Congaree River tubing – July 27. Columbia, S.C. Take a break from the rat race and go tubing down parts of the Congaree River. The $20pp ($35 regular price) cost includes transportation, tube rentals, drop off and pick up on the river, along with snacks while we drift down the river. Departs the The Dive parking lot on the Weapons Station at 11:30 a.m., returning around 8 p.m.


LIBERTY Lounge in Bowman quarterdeck (Bldg. 2401) – Located on Naval Weapons Station Outdoor Recreation Center (101 Scarton Lane) – Located on Air Base July 2019

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Bowling Centers AIR BASE • 963-3315 WEAPONS STATION 794-7235

Free summer fun for kids

Base youth ages 5-15 can bowl two games free every weekday during summer school break at Starlifter Lanes on the Air Base or Marrington Lanes on the Weapons Station. Registration is easy - just go to and select one of the bowling centers. Then, fill out and submit one form for all of the kids in your family. Parents will be emailed bowling coupons every week for free bowling. You also have the option of purchasing a Family Pass, which was created to allow adult family members to enjoy bowling throughout the summer as well. The Family Pass starts from $29.95 and includes two games per person per day. The Family Pass covers up to 4 adult family members. Visit the Kids Bowl Free website for more details or call one of the JB Charleston bowling facilities. Program ends Aug. 15.

summer bowling specials When you get a yellow pin as the head pin at Marrington Lanes or a red head pin at Starlifter Lanes, inform the front counter and if you strike, you’ll receive a coupon for a free game of bowling to use during your next visit. Limit two coupons per visit per person.

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Golf Courses

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

Red, White & Blue Tournament SATURDAY, JULY 13 - 7:30 A.M.

The JB Charleston Golf Association is hosting this tournament at Redbank Plantation Golf Course on the Weapons Station. Start time is 7:30 a.m. Format will be: holes 1-6, played from the red tees; holes 7-12 played from the white tees; holes 13-18 played from the blue tees. Handicaps will be used, with prizes being awarded based on participation and golfers age group/gender. Entry fee is $20, plus greens fee and cart. Non-association members may play in three tournaments during the year prior to being required to join the association. Prior registration is needed to play in this tournament. Call the Redbank Plantation Golf Course to sign-up or for more information.

Book an event with us Practice before you play Our nine-acre practice range at Wrenwoods has a practice bunker and a putting, chipping green. You may purchase PIN numbers within the clubhouse each time you visit to dispense balls, or you may purchase a pre-programmed range key for flexible access from dawn-dusk. Bucket of balls: Small, $2; Medium, $4; Large, $6 Range passes: 30-Swipe Key, $53; 60-Swipe Key, $96; Annual Range Pass, $250

Two great places to dine

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

GLOBEMASTER GRILL • WRENWOODS - AB Breakfast: 7-10:30 a.m. • Lunch: 10:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.

FAIRWAY GRILL • REDBANK PLANTATION - WS Breakfast: 7-10 a.m. • Lunch: 10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.


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 for any group size. 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.

Have your meeting here

The Globemaster Grill at Wrenwoods 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 either golf shop for additional information.

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Air Base

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

Air Base Swimming Pool


Hours for recreational/open swimming: Tuesday-Sunday, 12-7 pm

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

Gaylor Dining Facility


Weekdays: Breakfast, 6-9 am; Lunch, 10:30 am - 1:30 pm; Dinner, 4:30-6:30 pm; Midnight meal, 11 pm - 1 am; Grab-N-Go, 9-10:30 am & 1:30-4:30 pm Weekends/holidays: Breakfast, 6:30-8:30 am; Lunch, 10:30 am - 1:30 pm; Dinner, 4:30-6:30 pm; Midnight meal, 11 pm - 12:30 am; Grab-N-Go, 8:30-10:30 am & 1:30-4:30 pm

Honor Guard


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

Human Resources Office


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

Inns of Charleston (Lodging)


Continuous operation 24 hours a day

JB Charleston Framing, Engraving & Gifts/Arts & Crafts Center


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,1-5 pm; Monday-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. July 2019

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


Bldg 60 16000 322 1950 364 164 423 648

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 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

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Track (¼ mile)

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Charleston Club

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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 Arts & Crafts Center

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PAX Terminal (Temporarily closed at this location)

Horse Stables

To Boat Landing

Naval Health Clinic


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

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JB Charleston Weapons Station

ST. Liberty Program (Bowman Center)

Child Development Center





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




Marrington Schools

Locklear Park



Navy Exchange


Auto Skills Center


Foster Creek Villas & RV Park

Housing Office

Community Center

Youth Programs

Thrift Shop

All Saints Chapel

Cinema One Movie Theater

NEX Gas Station Hot Deals on Wheels Vehicle Lot Athletics Office 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 Personal Property, Wing Safety, Navy College, PSD & DEERS

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

New Wave Aquatic Center


Hours for recreational/open swimming: Tuesday-Sunday, 12-7 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, 8:30 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 am - 7 pm; Monday-Friday, 5:30 am - 8:30 pm; Saturday, 7 am - 7 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

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

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


REINTEGRATION BRIEFING This very valuable briefing is for individuals returning from a deployment to help them reintegrate back into family life. Individuals are required to attend one of these sessions within seven days of returning to home station. Session also includes the mandatory voter information brief for all reintegrating members. All sessions held at the Air Base. July 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30, 9-10 a.m. July, 11 & 25, 3-4 p.m. NNPTC RESILIENCY TRAINING This is the first day/session of Ttrack at NNPTC resilience training. All sessions held at the Weapons Station. July 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30, 12:30-4 p.m. 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. July 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30, 2-3:30 p.m. AB DEPLOYMENT/REMOTE TOUR PREPAREDNESS This is a unique and worthwhile session to attend to learn valuable information on how to make that next deployment or remote assignment a success for everyone. Spouses/partners are highly encouraged to attend. All sessions are on the Air Base. July 2, 9, 16 & 30, 3-4 p.m. July 11, 18 & 25, 9-10 a.m. BUNDLES FOR BABIES This session’s mission is to assist expecting families in their transition to becoming parents. Some of the subjects covered are budgeting for new baby, car seat safety, and dental care for mom and baby during/post pregnancy, WIC and much more. July 5, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. AB RESUME AND COVER LETTERS Attend this session and get the basics to write an effective resume and compelling cover letter. July 9, 1-3 p.m. WS THINK. PLAN. SAVE. This valuable workshop will reveal key points of the

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Blended Retirement System and the Thrift Savings Plan. July 9, 2- 3:30 p.m. WS 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 Airmen. July 10, 8-9:30 a.m. AB July 24, 2:30-4 p.m. AB INTERVIEWING FOR SUCCESS Learn about various types of interviews and receive tips and techniques for successful interviewing! July 10, 1-3 p.m. WS July 24, 10-11:30 a.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. July 11, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. AB July 25, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m., WS NAVIGATING FEDERAL EMPLOYMENT Join this workshop and learn how to navigate the USA JOBS website and get your federal job! July 12, 1-3 p.m. WS July 25, 1-3 p.m. AB COMMAND FINANCIAL SPECIALIST TRAINING This training is open to only command-appointed E5s and above with 6-plus years of duty. Training includes assisting in preventing financial problems, starting a profitable savings program and providing members information on where to go for assistance in car/insurance buying and investments. July 15-18, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. WS BUILDING CREDIT & PAYING OFF DEBT Attend this valuable session and discover the true impact that credit has on your life. You’ll get answers to questions such as what is the true total cost of your debt and how does it impact me financially to only make the minimum payments on your credit Continued on Page 23

Continued from Page 22 card and many others? Other topics covered include ways to build or increase a credit score and development of an action plan to pay off debt. July 15, 2:30-4 p.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. Topics include financing, sales tactics, negotiation techniques and the process of trading in a current vehicle. July 16, 8-9:30 a.m. AB CAREER EXPLORATION AND PLANNING TRACK This is a great workshop designed to define technical career goals, help attendees learn the required credentials and discover training opportunities. July 16-17, 8 a.m. - 4 p.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. Newly-hired civilian employees and military spouses are encouraged to attend. July 18, 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. AB LINKEDIN WORKSHOP This is an extremely educational, free workshop on developing a comprehensive LinkedIn profile and how to effectively utilize all of the available LinkedIn tools. If you already have a LinkedIn page, this session is a must for you to attend to learn all of the industry secrets to building a more dynamic LinkedIn profile. July 22, 10-11:30 a.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!” July 23, 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. AB 4-2-GO & I’M OUTTA HERE This three-hour workshop is for service members and their spouses with approximately four years until military separation or retirement to help them start preparing now for transition to civilian life. July 23, 8-11 a.m. AB 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. July 24, 9-11 a.m. AB SMOOTH MOVES These sessions are geared towards military and family members moving out of the local area. In partnership with supporting base agencies, this workshop provides

information and resources on what to expect through your move. Attendees will learn how to initiate the movement of their household goods, entitlements and how to access resources at the gaining installation. July 25, 9-11:30 a.m. WS RENTING MY NEW SPACE This is a mandatory financial preparedness class for all present dorm residents who are planning on moving out. July 25, 3-4 p.m. WS HOME BUYING Learn from someone who is in the business and has all of the details for what it takes to get the house you want. July 29, 2-4:30 p.m. WS GET SMART ABOUT STUDENT LOANS Attend this really informative session and learn about the dozens of resources available to service members for federal student loans, including forgiveness, relief, deferment and default programs! July 30, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. AB SPOUSE 101 - THE HEART OF THE TEAM This valuable session helps new military spouses understand military culture, living a mobile lifestyle, deployment, finances, support resources and more. July 31, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. WS

TRANSITION ASSISTANCE programs 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. July 1, 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. AB July 15, 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. WS TRANSITION GPS WORKSHOP (SENIOR TAP) Discover how to transition and become “career ready” with ease! Department of Labor Employment workshop and VA benefits briefing included. July 8-12, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. AB July 22-25, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. WS PRE-SEPARATION COUNSELING This is the first in a series of mandatory briefings for military members who are separating or retiring. Schedule your session 12/24 months prior to separating/ retiring respectively. This brief also includes mandatory Voter Information Brief for all separating/retiring members. July 3 & 24, 8:30-11:30 a.m. AB July 17, 1-4 p.m. AB July 31, 1-4 p.m. WS July 2019

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

Registration continues for youth summer camps JB Charleston Youth Programs has a really dynamic roster of summer camps this year and registration is now open for all of them. Here are some guidelines that apply to all camps: Immunization records that include a current flu shot are required at registration; water, sunscreen and bug spray are provided, but meals (lunch) are not; Youth Programs membership ($35 a year per youth) required for all teen part-day camps, in addition to weekly camp fees; camps may be canceled if the minimum number of participants is not reached. For more details on registration or the camps, please call the hosting youth center.

Teen Part- Day Summer Camps

For ages 13-18 (still in high school) • 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. Once camp ends, participants must leave for lunch (12 - 1 p.m.) and may return for open recreation (Monday-Friday, 1-6 p.m.) Date Price James Island Rope Course (AB) July 8-12 $65 Cooking with Zenlah (WS) July 8-12 $55 Adulting 101 - Trident Tech (WS) July 15-19 $65 Sewing Camp (AB) July 22-26 $65 SAC/ACT Prep - Trident Tech (WS) July 22-26 $65 ORC Water Camp (AB) July 29 - Aug. 2 $65 Creative Hair Camp (WS) July 29 - Aug. 2 $55 Art Camp (AB) Aug. 5-9 $65 Short Stay Outdoor Rec (AB) Aug. 5-9 $55

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Summer Enrichment Camps

Date • Archery Camp (AB) July 13 Ages: 9-14 Time: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Capacity: 6-12 • Fishing Camp (AB/WS) July 15-19 Ages: 11+ Time: 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. Capacity: 6-13 • Lacrosse Camp (AB) July 20 Ages: 8-14 Time: Girls: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m./Boys: 1-4 p.m. Capacity: 6-12 • Science of Bowling (AB/WS) July 22-26 Ages: 10-14 Time: 1-4 p.m. Capacity: 6-13 • CSU Basketball Camp (AB) July 27 Ages: 8-14 Time: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Capacity: 10-30 • Ukulele Camp (WS)* July 29 - Aug. 2 Ages: 9+ Beginners: 1-2 p.m. Intermediate: 2-3 p.m. Advance: 3-4 p.m. Capacity: 6-12 • Fix-A-Bike (AB)* Aug. 5-9 Ages: 10+ Time: 1-4 p.m. Capacity: 8-12 • Flag Football Camp (AB) Aug. 10 Ages: 7-14 Time: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Capacity: 6-20 *Must provide your own equipment.

Price $30








Science of Bowling (AB/WS) Ages: 10-14 • July 22-26 Time: 1-4 p.m $40

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

July Book Clubs Preteen book club July 28 • 2 p.m. Air Base library We will be reading and watching Wonder by R.J. Palacio

Teen book club

July 31 • 4 p.m. Weapons Station library We will be reading and watching Twilight Stephenie Meyer

Adult book club

July 30 • 5 p.m. Air Base library We will be reading and watching The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks

July Summer Reading Program events Pre-registration is needed to attend each of the following events. Please call either to sign-up or for more information.

Get STEAM at your library! Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math Weapons Station library July 10 - 1 p.m. • Ages 4-8 July 24 - 2 p.m. • Ages 9-12 It’s an Escape Room at your library! July 22 - 6 p.m. Air Base library

It’s Basket Weaving at your library! July 17, 5 p.m. Weapons Station library (Adult program) It’s the Animal Society at your library! July 22 - 11 a.m. Air Base library This is an interactive visit from the Charleston Animal Society open to the entire family.

Free Family Movie Night July 19 - 6 p.m. Air Base library July 26 • 6-10 p.m. Air Base library Free event • Pizzas, soda, snacks, gaming crafts & more • Prior sign-up needed • Call either library for more details or to register

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Featured movie will be “Sing!” (PG) Popcorn & drinks provided • Prior sign-up is needed to attend.

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Arts & Crafts Center OUTDOOR RECREATION CENTER AIR BASE • 963-1673


Tour the downtown Charleston Farmer’s Market to learn about locally grown produce and Charleston cuisine inspired by it. After a walking tour of historical sites, participants will sample local dishes created by one of Charleston’s top chefs made with the Farmer’s Market ingredients gathered earlier. Limited tour openings • $45 per person (R4R) • $75 (Patron cost). Register and pay at Air Base Arts and Crafts by July 15.

Stepping Stone Art Workshop July 11 • 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Create a beautiful garden stepping stone. Participants will leave class with a 8” x 8” stone and a reusable form to make additional stones. Class at Blue Heron Glass in West Ashley. Registration at Air Base Art’s and Crafts by July 8. Cost: $35 per person (R4R); patrons $75 per person. Call for more information.

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JB Charleston Movies




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

THE BEST OF ENEMIES (PG-13) 133 min.

CADDYSHACK - 1980 (R) 98 min.

CAPTAIN MARVEL (PG-13) 124 min.

DUMBO - 2019 (PG) 115 min.

DUMBO - 2019 (PG) 115 min.

HELLBOY - 2019 (R) 120 min.

SHAZAM! (PG-13) 132 min.


PET CEMETERY - 2019 (R) 101 min.

BREAKTHROUGH - 2019 (PG) 116 min.

LITTLE (PG-13) 109 min.

UGLY DOLLS (PG) 87 min.

Friday, July 5 - 7 p.m.

Saturday, July 6 - 7 p.m. Sunday, July 7 - 2 p.m. Friday, July 12 - 7 p.m.

Saturday, July 13 - 7 p.m.

Sunday, July 14 - 2 p.m.

Friday, July 19 - 7 p.m.

Saturday, July 20 - 7 p.m.

Sunday, July 21 - 2 p.m. Friday, July 26 - 7 p.m.

Saturday, July 27 - 7 p.m.

Sunday, July 28 - 2 p.m.

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