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May 2018 Joint Base Charleston

Smoothies are back at the Charleston Club Pace picks up for Run the Runway race registration Get Golf Ready with lessons from a PGA teaching pro Free vehicle upkeep available to deployed family members Training for home child care offered at no charge

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4 Club happenings 8 Fitness & Sports Centers 9 Run the Runway race 10 AB Outdoor Recreation Center 11 Adventure, SAI & Liberty events 12 Golf events 13 Free movies 14 Auto Skills Center 15 Phone directories and facility maps 19 Arts & Crafts Center 20 Airman & Family Readiness, Fleet & Family Support Centers

22 Youth Programs 24 Family Child Care Program 25 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

LUNCH BUFFETS 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. $7.25. Beverage included. TUESDAY - Tacos, tacos, tacos! A grande selection of ingredients for stuffing, plus traditional sides such as Mexican rice and corn. $8.50. Beverage included.

WEDNESDAY - Italian Spaghetti, lasagna, bread sticks, dessert and beverage. $8.95 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.

May the Fourth be with You First Friday event May 4 • 3 p.m. Everyone invited! Star Wars theme Wear your best Stars Wars gear and win a prize DJ•Karaoke•Prizes•Buffet Buffet free for members; all others, $5 Discounts on other food & beverages

Featured Sandwich of the month Grilled Chicken Caesar Wrap Served with crisp, golden French fries Members: $7.75 • Nonmembers: $8.75

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DELIGHT Cool and refreshing

Strawberry • Banana • Mango Single flavor smoothies or mix it up! Grande: $4 • Venti: $4.50 Served weekdays 6:30-11 a.m. in the Charleston Club WIN BIG BUCKS 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 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.


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 details.


Friday nights from 5 to 7 p.m., chow down on all the fried chicken you can handle, along with mashed potatoes, veggies, salad, beverage and dessert for only $9.95. Members enjoy a $1 discount. Please note: due to a previously booked function, the Friday night buffet will not be available May 18.

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

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Fitness Centers


DANCE FITNESS - Monday & Wednesday, 4:30 p.m.; Monday, Tuesday & Thursday, 12 p.m. ; Thursday, 4:45 p.m.; Saturday, 11 p.m.

DANCE FITNESS - Saturday, 12:30 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.; Tuesday & Thursday, 9 a.m.; Thursday, 4:30 p.m. - Hip Hop Spin; Friday, 6 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.

MIX IT UP! Monday & Friday, 10 a.m. - Kinetics; Tuesday, 11 a.m. - Kickboxing; Tuesday, 4 p.m. - Kinetics; Wednesday, 9 a.m. - Tabata; Wednesday, 4 p.m. - Intro to Fitness; Thursday, 1:30 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. 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.

YOGA - Monday, Sunrise Yoga, 9:30 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.


Month-long competition during May • Two single reps can be recorded each day • Highest total weight wins pool passes Open to males and females • Sign-up at front desk

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Outdoor Rec Center AIR BASE • 963-1732


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.



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:


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.


We have the best paintball field in the local area! The field is open for individual players on Thursdays, 4:30-6:30 p.m. The Air Base ORC hosts private paintball parties weekdays, 5-8 p.m., and weekends with two time slots: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., and 1-4 p.m. This activity is for ages 10 and older. You can bring your own gear or we can supply you with all the equipment. Reservations are required for private parties. Call (843) 963-1672 for prices and field availability.

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SWIM LESSON SIGN-UPS, PASSES AVAILABLE 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.


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

Adventure Calendar

June 2018 Adventure Events

Air Base • 963-1732 Weapons Station • 794-8234S

Stand-up Paddleboard: June 3. Charleston. 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! $15. Departs from The Dive on the Weapons Station at 8 a.m., returning around 2 p.m. Shark Fishing : June 3 & 17. Charleston. Come join on us on these exciting shark fishing trips outside the Charleston harbor. $40. Trip includes bait, tackle and instruction. BYO beverages and food. Trip leaves from the Leeds Avenue landing at 9 a.m., returning around 2 p.m. Jet Ski Safari: June 3 &24. Isle of Palms, S.C. 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. The June 3 trip departs from the Air Base ORC at 8:45 a.m., with the June 24 trip leaving from The Dive on the Weapons Station at 9 a.m. Archery instruction: June 5. Air Base ORC. The entire family is invited to learn how shoot a recurve bow. Instruction is aimed at beginners only for this one-hour class. Pre-registration required. $15 per archer. Starts at 5:30 p.m. Archery 3D Competition: June 6. Air Base ORC. Competition course has eight 3D targets positioned 20-60 yards apart. Prizes awarded for top finishers. This competition is only of high skill level archers. Pre-registration required. $15 per archer. Starts at 5:30 p.m., and finishes around 7 p.m. Ashley River tubing/knee boarding: June 7. Charleston. We’re heading to Ashley River for some tubing and knee boarding action. $20. Price includes all gear. Group-up at The Dive on the Weapons Station at 5 p.m., or the Leeds Avenue landing at 5:30 p.m. USA rafting & hiking: June 8-10. Erwin, Tenn. Spend the weekend riding the torrential rapids of the Nolichucky River and hiking the Appalachian Trail. Lodging is in cabins 30 feet from the rushing river one night & on the river side with your rafts the next! $100. All activities, gear, transportation, guides and four delicious meals included. Departs The Dive on the Weapons Station Friday at 5 p.m., returning Sunday at approximately 11 p.m. Tandem Skydiving: June 9. Walterboro, S.C. 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 4 p.m. All meals at your own cost. Boat Tour: June 9. Charleston. Have you ever wanted to drive your own boat? Here’s your opportunity! 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. Kayak Shem Creek: June 10. Charleston. Shem Creek is known for its beauty and abundance of wildlife. Join us on this tour to experience the great outdoors via kayak! $20. Kayak rental and transportation included. Leaves the Air Base ORC at 9 a.m., and returns around 3 p.m. Jekyll Island biking: June 16. Jekyll Island, Ga. Come enjoy a day of biking in Georgia’s historic, Jekyll Island. You can stick with the group or venture out on your own. Everyone will have a map, but don’t worry it’s hard to get lost on this island. $20. Price includes: transportation, bike rentals, island map, guide if desired, turtle rehab tour and lunch. Departs The Dive on the Weapons Station at 7 a.m., returning at approximately 10 p.m. Kayaking Charleston: June 17. Local waterway. Explore the local waterways with our kayak expert Frank! $30. Cost includes kayak rental and transportation. Departure from the Air Base ORC to be announced. Charleston Harbor Cruise: June 19. 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. Beach Horseback Ride: June 23. Seabrook Island, S.C. This is a scenic, relaxing horseback ride on the beautiful beaches of Seabrook Island. Trip is for inexperienced and experienced riders. $45. Departs the Air Base ORC at 8 a.m., returning around 2 p.m. Horseback Trail Ride: June 23. Seabrook Island, S.C. 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. $30. Departs The Dive on the Weapons Station at 10 a.m., returning at approximately 3 p.m. Lake Jocassee Camping Adventure: June 23-24. Devils Fork State Park, S.C. The wildest and most awesome places within the Jocassee Gorges are reachable only by boat on Lake Jocassee. Join us to explore the remote reaches of the lakes’ scenic treasures. $50. Price includes camping equipment, wild river adventure and one meal per day. Departs the Air Base ORC Saturday at 6:30 a.m.; returns at approximately 8 p.m.,Sunday.

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AIR BASE • 963-1833 WEAPONS STATION 794-7828

GOLF LESSONS FOR BEGINNERS • “Get Golf Ready” in five days for $129, which includes a free set of golf clubs • Beginner-friendly, co-ed lessons • Meet new people in a casual, golf setting • Enjoy the outdoors and get in shape • Next sessions are: May 12-26 (Saturdays & Sundays) at Wrenwoods on the Air Base, 9-10:30 a.m. May 21-25 (Monday -Friday) at Redbank Plantation on the Weapons Station, 6-7:30 p.m.

Call either golf shop to register or for more information. Full payment for class due on the first day of class.



This tournament is hosted by the JB Golf Association. There is no golf handicap and teams will be determined by blind draw. 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: Non- association 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 golf association tournament is a Ryder Cup at Redbank Plantation June 9.





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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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.


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


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.

JB Charleston Movies


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

GAME NIGHT (R) 100 min.

EARLY MAN (PG) 89 min.

Friday, May 4 - 7 p.m.

RED SPARROW (R) 140 min. Saturday, May 5 - 7 p.m.

BLACK PANTHER (PG-13) 134 min. Sunday, May 6 - 2 p.m. Saturday, May 12 - 7 p.m. Friday, May 25 - 7 p.m.

THE 15:17 TO PARIS (PG-13) 94 min. Friday, May 11 - 7 p.m. Saturday, May 26 - 7 p.m.



Sunday, May 13 - 2 p.m. Friday, May 18 - 7 p.m.

ANNIHILATION (R) 115 min. Saturday, May 19 - 7 p.m.

PETER RABBIT (PG) 95 min. Sunday, May 20 - 2 p.m.

WINCHESTER: THE HOUSE THAT GHOSTS BUILT (PG-13) 99 min. Sunday, May 27 - 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

Air Base Pool


Pool opens May 26. Hours will be Tuesday-Sunday, 12-7 pm, (Recreational/open swimming)

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. May 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

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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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Official Mail Center

Skeet & Trap Range

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Lowcountry Campground

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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)

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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

New Wave Aquatic Center


Pool opens May 26. Hours will be Tuesday-Sunday, 12-7 pm (Recreational/open swimming)

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

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

WEAPONS STATION • 794-7480 MAY CLASSES & WORKSHOPS 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. May 1, 8-9:30 a.m. & May 30, 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. May 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29, 2-3:30 p.m. AB BUDGETING AND CREDIT Learn the basics of budgeting and managing your credit for a financially responsible lifestyle. May 2, 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. May 2 & 17, 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. May 3, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. AB May 24, 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. May 4, 9-10:30 a.m. AB THRIFT SAVINGS PLAN AND YOU Discover the ins and outs of investing in the Thrift

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Saving Plan. Session open to active duty military and civilians. May 7, 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!” May 8, 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. May 8, 10-11:30 a.m. AB May 8, 1-2:30 p.m. WS INTERVIEWING FOR SUCCESS Learn about various types of interviews and receive tips and techniques for successful interviewing! May 9, 9-11 a.m. AB May 23, 9-11 a.m. WS COMMUNICATING YOUR EMOTIONS Join us for a free meal and this class to help you with better communicating your emotions to all of those important people in your life. Presented by JB Charleston’s Military Family Life Consultants. May 9, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. WS May 23, 5:30-6:30 p.m. WS NAVIGATING FEDERAL EMPLOYMENT Join this workshop and learn how to navigate the USA JOBS website and get your federal job! May 10, 1-3 p.m. AB May 25, 9-11 a.m. AB PROFESSIONALISM IS FOR EVERYONE Professionalism is not just for the workplace, it’s for Life. Come learn the five keys to being a true professional and bring professionalism into every area of your life. May 10, 6:30-8 p.m. WS May 30, 11 a.m. 12 p.m. WS Continued on Page 21

Continued from Page 20 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. May 14, 8-9 a.m. AB May 28, 3-4 p.m. AB ENTREPRENEUR TRAINING TRACK This two-day course is an additional TAP workshop for those interested in learning more about the opportunities and challenges of business ownership. It is led by subject matter experts and practitioners from the Small Business Administration. Upon completion, participants are eligible for an eight-week, instructor-led on-line course. May 16-17, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. WS KEY SPOUSE INITIAL TRAINING This a “must attend” training session for new Key Spouses that will equip you with all the right tools. Please bring your appointment letter. May 19, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. AB

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. May 21, 3-4 p.m. AB RESUME AND COVER LETTERS Attend this session and get the basics to write an effective resume and cover letter. May 22, 9-11 a.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. May 22, 1-2 p.m. AB May 23, 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. May 23, 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. May 7, 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. WS May 21, 8 a.m. - 1 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. May 21, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. WS 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. May 9, 8:30-11:30 a.m. AB May 30, 1-3 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

AMERICA’S KIDS COLOR BLAST RUN Friday, May 18 - 5 p.m.

Free event • All JB Charleston youth welcome Starting point behind Air Base Youth Center Sign-ins start at 4:30 p.m. Distances: Ages 5-6, ½ mile; ages 7-8, one mile; ages 9-13, two miles • Wear white for added fun • Parents invited to run Call either youth center for more details.



This month’s Kids Night Out will certainly be a creative one! While parents are “kid free” to do whatever, we will be making spring-themed crafts to decorate their rooms at home, the fridge or even maybe mom’s car. This event is for ages 5-12 and the cost is $10 per child. Deadline to sign-up is May 14. For more information or to make reservations, call (843) 963-5684.

Join the Weapons Station staff for a skate night on the basketball court. This fun event is open to ages 5 and up. There will be plenty of refreshments, great skating music and skate rink games. Please bring your own skates. Cost is $3 for members; $5 for nonmembers. Call (843) 794-7809 for more details.




MAY 10, 5-7 P.M. • AIR BASE YOUTH CENTER Mothers and their children ages 5 and older are invited to this wonderful opportunity for some, “Mom and me” time. This is a free event, but reservations are needed by May 8. For more details or to sign-up, call (843) 963-5684.

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Youth full-day summer camp registration continues for the Air Base and Weapons Station. Camp is for youth kindergarten through 6th grade. The staff has daily crafts, fitness and life skills activities planned, along with weekly trips. Cost per youth is based on total family income. The first day of summer camp for the Air Base is June 4, with the Weapons Station camp starting June 11. To request a slot, register your child at Call either youth center for additional details.


CELEBRATION May 4 • 6:30-10:30 p.m. • Ages 12-18 Members: $5; nonmembers, $10 Air Base youth center

This camp is for youth ages 12-15 and takes place in the morning. The activities and themes change every week and range from water and sports interests to STEM and cooking classes. Cost per youth is based on total family income. Youth center membership is required and all immunizations must be current. The first day of summer camp for the Air Base is June 4, with the Weapons Station camp starting June 11. To request a slot, register your child at Call either youth center for additional details.


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.

• Instruction provided by the Citadel soccer team • Camp for ages 5-14 • Cost: $90 includes a camp T-shirt • Registration deadline: May 25 • Sign-up at the Air Base youth center • Call (843) 963-5684 for more information



This is a great opportunity for youth ages 9-15 who have moved to JB Charleston within the past year to get acquainted and hang out at the youth center. We will be have a blast playing bubble ball soccer and just generally playing around. This is a free event, but prior registration is needed by May 25. Call (843) 963-5684 to sign-up or for more details. May 2018

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Summer Reading Program Kick-off Monday, June 4 • 6-8 p.m. • Weapons Station Library Refreshments • Entertainment • Sign-up for the program MAY TEEN BOOK CLUB


MAY 30, 4 P.M. WEAPONS STATION LIBRARY Our May book for reading and discussion is Every Last Word by Tamara Ireland Stone. For more information or to sign-up, call the Weapons Station library.

MAY 16, 4 P.M. WEAPONS STATION LIBRARY This quarterly program will focus on STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math) activities. We will be creating, exploring, designing and building. This is a free program, but pre-registration is needed. Call either library to sign-up or for more details. May 2018

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