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Breeze May 2019

Joint Base Charleston

Treat mom to a very special brunch at the Charleston Club It’s time to hit the pools May 25! Swim lessons available First in series of live beach concerts happens this month Exciting local version of worldwide Kids Color Run Blast May 17 Air Force 2019 Photo Contest begins accepting entries

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4 Club activities 8 Fitness & Sports Centers 10 AB Outdoor Recreation Center 11 Adventure, SAI & Liberty events 12 Bowling programs 13 Golf events 14 May’s UFC event 15 Phone directories and facility maps 19 Short Stay beach concerts 20 Free movies 22 Airman & Family Readiness, Fleet & Family Support Centers Youth Programs

24 25 Libraries 27 Arts & Crafts Center 28 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.

SANDWICH OF THE MONTH Chef Bill’s Big Bad Beef Brisket Sandwich with fries $6 - Members; $7 - all others


CLUB MEMBER? Be sure to ask for your MembersFirst price break. TUESDAY - Tacos, tacos, tacos! A grande selection of ingredients for stuffing, plus traditional sides such as Mexican rice and corn. $8.50. Beverage included.


Awesome food & drink specials Free buffet for Members; all others, $5 • DJ Scot putting on the jams & hosting our karaoke contest Unit Tally & Tracking Board Status Reports! Top prize for the best unit is a holiday party room booking free of room fees! Does your unit have what it takes?

ROOKIES SPORTS GRILL MAY 4 * STARTS AT 5 PM Muy grandes especiales de alimentos y bebidas! (Great food & drinks specials!)

5-10 p.m. $1 Margaritas Latin music Trivia and other game competitions

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WEDNESDAY - Italian Spaghetti, lasagna, bread sticks, dessert and beverage. $9 THURSDAY - Fried chicken Includes mashed potatoes, corn, gravy, rolls, soup & salad bar, along with ice cream. Baked chicken also available. $9.50. 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.


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 5:40 p.m.


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.


Looking for instant bingo gratification? You need to play Bonanza Bingo in Rookies Sports Grill! Cards available Wednesday & Thursday, 4-9 p.m., and Fridays, 4-10 p.m.

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WEIGHTLIFTING CHALLENGE Back Squat • May 1-31 Bench Press • June 1-30 Deadlift • July 1-31

Male and female winner awarded weekly based on most weight lifted. Prepare for our big summer finale Sam’s 3rd annual Tri-Lift Competition Aug. 17. Call or stop by for more details.

Fitness Centers MAY FITNESS CLASSES AIR BASE • 963-3347

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, 5 p.m. INDOOR CYCLING - Monday, Wednesday & Friday, 11:30 a.m.; Tuesday & Thursday, 9 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.



(843) 794-4173

Commercial sponsor for this program is:

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.; 1st and 3rd Saturday, Dance Fitness, 9 a.m. (Latin-based) Unless otherwise indicated, Weapons Station classes are held at Bldg. 725 in the Menriv Mall area. Classes are free.

JB Charleston intramural softball season opens Air Base play begins May 7 • Call the Fitness Center at (843) 963-3347 for schedules and details. Softball sign-ups on the Weapons Station continue through May 31, with playing beginning around June 10. Call (843) 794-4173 for more information.

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Outdoor Rec Center AIR BASE • 963-1732

Learn to surf Sunday, May 19

No experience needed for this beginner’s learn to surf class at Isle of Palms. This certified-led instructor class will show you all of the basics, including surf safety. Cost is $30 per person (regular price, $120), which includes transportation from the Air Base Outdoor Recreation Center, all gear and instruction. Class size is limited; sign-up early. Call for more 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 storage 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 boats

May 14 & 28 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

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


FITNESS MONTH To celebrate, your JB Charleston bowling centers are offering three games for just $5 - shoes included!

Sunday May 12 Free bowling for Mom 1-6 p.m. Bring mom and the kids to either JB Charleston bowling facility on Mother’s Day and she will receive up to three games of free bowling!

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Golf Courses

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 • Advance registration is required • Next sessions are: May 18 - June 1 (Saturdays and Sundays) at Wrenwoods Golf Course on the Air Base, 10-11:30 a.m.; May 12-24 (Monday - Friday) at Redbank Golf Course on the Weapons Station, 5:30-7 p.m. Visit to register. Call either golf shop for more information. Full payment for class due on the first day of class.

Captain’ s Choice Tournament SATURDAY, MAY 11 - 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. This is a “no handicap” event and teams will be determined by blind draw. Prizes are awarded based on participation. Entry fee is $20, plus greens fee and cart. Non-association members may play in three tournaments during the year prior to be required to join the association. Prior registration is needed to play in this tournament. Call Redbank Plantation Golf Course to sign-up or for more information. Special note: Please keep in mind that association members must play in at least six tournaments this calendar year to be eligible to play in the Course Championship Oct. 12-13.

Book an event with us

OUTINGS, TOURNAMENTS, FUNDRAISERS 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.

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. May 2019

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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


Opens May 25. 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. May 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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PAX Terminal (Temporarily closed at this location)

Horse Stables

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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


Opens May 25. Hours for recreational/open swimming are 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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JB Charleston Movies WEAPONS STATION • 794-2120

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

TYLER PERRY’S A MADEA FAMILY FUNERAL (PG-13) 109 min. Friday, May 3 - 7 p.m.

FIGHTING WITH MY FAMILY (PG-13) 108 min. Saturday, May 4 - 7 p.m.

THE LEGO MOVIE 2: THE SECOND PART (PG) 100 min. Sunday, May 5 - 2 p.m.

HAPPY DEATH DAY 2 U (PG-13) 100 min. Friday, May 10 - 7 p.m.

THE PRODIGY (R) 92 min. Saturday, May 11 - 7 p.m.

HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON: THE HIDDEN WORLD(PG) 104 min. Sunday, May 12 - 2 p.m.



CLOSED Friday, May 17. Join us at the Air Base

Picnic Grounds, 4-8 p.m., for the Armed Forces Celebration

ISN’T IT ROMANTIC (PG-13) 88 min. Saturday, May 18 - 7 p.m.

AQUAMAN (PG-13) 100 min. Sunday, May 19 - 2 p.m.

CLOSED Friday, May 24. WHAT MEN WANT (R) 117 min. Saturday, May 25 - 7 p.m.

A STAR IS BORN (R) 135 min. Sunday, May 26 - 2 p.m.

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


SCREAM-FREE MARRIAGE WORKSHOP This workshop provides an introspective approach to your emotional re-activity and reminds you to calm down and grow up so that you move closer in marriage. May 1, 8, 15 & 22, 5:30-7 p.m. WS 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 2-3, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. AB RENTING MY NEW SPACE This is a mandatory financial preparedness class for all present dorm residents who are planning on moving out. May 2, 2:30-3:30 p.m. WS 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. May 2, 16, 23 & 30, 3-4 p.m. May 7, 9, 14, 21& 28, 9-10 a.m. JR SMOOTH MOVE This workshop provides strategies children ages 5-12 can use when relocating due to PCS move. Saying goodbye, packing, settling into new house and making new friends will be covered. May 2, 5-6 p.m. AB 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/pose pregnancy, WIC and much more. May 3, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. AB NNPTC RESILIENCY TRAINING This is the first day/session of Ttrack at NNPTC

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resilience training. All sessions held at the Weapons Station. May 7, 14 & 21, 12:30-4 p.m. RESUME AND COVER LETTERS Attend this session and get the basics to write an effective resume and compelling cover letter. May 7, 1-3 p.m. WS 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 7, 14, 21 & 28, 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 on the Air Base. May 7, 9, 21, & 28, 3-4 p.m. May 14, 16, 23 & 30, 9-10 a.m. COMMAND FINANCIAL SPECIALIST FORUM This forum is training for only Command Financial Specialists. May 7, 1-3 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. May 8, 8-9:30 a.m. AB May 22, 2:30-4 p.m. AB INTERVIEWING FOR SUCCESS Learn about various types of interviews and receive tips and techniques for successful interviewing! May 8, 1-3 p.m. WS May 22, 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 Continued on Page 23

Continued from Page 22 duty military, civilians and spouses) are encouraged to attend. Business professional attire is required and a resume is highly encouraged. May 9, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. AB May 23, 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! May 10 & 23, 1-3 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 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. May 13, 9-10:30 a.m. AB 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. May 13, 2-4:30 p.m. WS KEY SPOUSE INITIAL TRAINING This is a “must attend” training session for new Key Spouses that will equip you with all the right tools. Please bring your appointment letter. May 18, 8 a.m. - 3 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. May 20, 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!” May 21, 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. AB SEVEN THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT CREDIT CARDS Topics covered include building credit, credit limits, minimum payments, budgeting, “teaser” rates and the true cost of interest. Discover how to responsibly use your credit cards! May 21, 8:30-9:30 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. May 22, 9-11:30 a.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. May 28, 8-11 a.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 much more. May 29, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. AB MANAGING MONEY & MARRIAGE INFORMATION Attendees will be provided information and tips on how to balance and communicate regarding finances in marriage. May 29, 5:30-7 p.m. WS 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. May 30, 9-11 a.m. WS 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 30, 2-3:30 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. May 13, 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. AB May 28, 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. WS TRANSITION GPS WORKSHOP Discover how to transition and become “career ready” with ease! Department of Labor Employment workshop and VA benefits briefing included. May 6-10, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. AB May 20, 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 1 & 22, 8:30-11:30 a.m. AB May 15, 8:30-11:30 a.m. WS May 29, 1-4 p.m. WS May 2019

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Youth Programs

AIR BASE • 963-5684 WEAPONS STATION 794-7809

Friday, May 17 - 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 Please note: Volunteers are needed to “throw” color • Call for more info

Father’s Day fishing trip June 15 • 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Leaves from Air Base youth center $15 per member adult/youth pair $20 per non-member pair Equipment provided or bring your own RSVP to Air Base youth center by June 10 Call for more information

Summer camp starts next month; sign-up now

Youth summer camp registration for the Air Base and Weapons Station is underway This registration is for full-day camp 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 is June 10. Register at Call either youth center for additional details.

Mother’s Day tea party & canvas painting MAY 10, 5-7 P.M. WEAPONS STATION 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 held only for youth center members and their parents. Reservations are needed by May 8. For more details or to sign-up, call (843) 794-7809.

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Library Events

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

May Book Clubs Preteen book club May 26 • 2 p.m. Air Base library Sarah Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan

Adult book club

The Circle by Dave Eggers May 28 • 6 p.m. Air Base library May 30 • 6 p.m. Weapons Station library Call either library for more information or to sign up. Refreshments will be served at each location.

Summer reading program starts June 3 This year’s theme is, “It’s Showtime at your Library!” Sign-up and win prizes all summer. Program open to all ages. Watch for full details in next month’s issue of The Breeze.

Spring Family Craft Night May 15, 6 P.M. WEAPONS STATION It’s a spring-themed family night at the Weapons Station library. A great time to enjoy crafting and creating together as a family. Refreshments will be served. Space is limited; prior sign-up needed. Call either library to register or for more details.

Friday, May 24 • 6 p.m. Air Base Library

Free family movie night Feature movie is “LEGO DC Super Heroes: Aquaman - Rage of Atlantis” • Free popcorn & drinks • Advance registration needed • Call either library to sign up. May 2019

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Arts & Crafts Center



Vendors and artisans to sell their works at this year’s Armed Force Celebration May 17

Are you a vendor or artist searching for a venue that puts you and your works in front of hundreds of people at one time? The Armed Forces Celebration May 17 at the Air Base Picnic Grounds, 4-8 p.m., is your opportunity to get product recognition and experience a very profitable day. There is no charge for space, but advanced reservations are mandatory. Sorry, food vendors are not permitted at this event. Call (843) 963-1936 for reservations or more information.

Create a scalloped glass bowl Learn the fundamentals of glass fusion and slumping May 18 while you create a beautiful piece of art that celebrates your creativity. This two-class includes instruction and all material. Cost: R4R - $35 per person; patrons - $75 per person. Prior registration needed. Class time is 11 a.m. 1 p.m. Sign-up at the Air Base Arts and Crafts Center located in the Outdoor Recreation Center. Call (843) 963-1673 for more information.

bottle cap art May 18 • 6 p.m. • The Dive Join us at The Dive on the Weapons Station May 18 for an art project and then stay for the music, food and dancing. Cost: $25 per person. Includes all material, instruction and one age-appropriate adult beverage. Register at The Dive, the Liberty Lounge in the Bowman Center or Arts and Crafts on the Air Base. Call (843) 963-1673 for more details.

Culinary tour of Charleston Come along with us May 22 as we walk, talk and taste our way through Charleston. This 2½ hour tour will immerse you in the history and culture of the Lowcountry. Discover how our unique cuisine has evolved over the past 300+ years, while sampling delicious specialties from local eateries, markets, bakeries, restaurants, and culinary landmarks. Cost: R4R, $20 per person; patron price, $75. Cost includes transportation, culinary foods and tour. Advance reservations required. Space is limited on this exciting culinary adventure. Please sign-up at Arts & Crafts on the Air Base no later than May 20. May 2019

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Air Force Respite Care now offers 40 free hours of care The Air Force Exceptional Family Member Program understands that caring for a child with special needs can be overwhelming. This program is now offering up to 40 hours a month of free child care to give parents some downtime to do... whatever. Contact Child Care Aware at (800) 424-2246, ext. 318 for more information. For details on this and other local EFMP programs, call (843) 963-4406.

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Profile for JB Charleston Marketing

The Breeze May 2019  

The Breeze is a monthly newsmagazine that is produced by the 628th Force Support Squadron Marketing Division for the Joint Base Charleston,...

The Breeze May 2019  

The Breeze is a monthly newsmagazine that is produced by the 628th Force Support Squadron Marketing Division for the Joint Base Charleston,...