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Breeze October 2019

Joint Base Charleston

Warrior Challenge, Mud Run sign-ups end this month Smoky Mountain train ride always a fall favorite Time to register, prove you’re the Best golfer on JB Charleston Fantastic framing sale will save you serious cash Exciting Spooky SoirÊe, Trunk or Treat events happening Oct. 25

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The Dive activities Fitness & Sports Centers AB Outdoor Recreation Center Adventure, SAI & Liberty events Golf events Bowling programs October’s UFC event Facility directories, maps

17 Arts & Crafts Center 19 Family Child Care Program 20 Airman & Family Readiness,

Fleet & Family Support Centers

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Youth Programs Spooky Soirée Libraries Military 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.


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.


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

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The Dive

BAR & GRILL • FLETCHER STREET WEAPONS STATION • 794-4238 Doors open at 5 p.m. NFL Thursday nights on the big screen Oct. 3 - Rams vs. Seahawks Oct. 10 - Giants vs. Patriots Oct. 17 - Chiefs vs. Broncos Oct. 24 - Redskins vs. Vikings Oct. 31 - 49ers vs. Cardinals Wednesdays Local craft beer & wings night $3 craft beer • 60¢ wings $2 vodkas Watch the Gamecocks, Clemson Tigers, Alabama Crimson Tide, N.C. Tarheels... all of your favorite college teams Saturday evenings at The Dive.

Saturday, Oct. 5

Twisted trivia 7:30 p.m.


College gameday Saturdays Friday nights at 8 p.m.

Every Thursday

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Fitness Centers

October Fitness Classes

AIR BASE • 963-3347

YOGA - Monday & Wednesday, 5:45 p.m.; Thursday, 5 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m. MARTIAL ARTS - (Karate) Monday & Wednesday, 7 p.m.; Thursday & Friday, 6:30 p.m. FUNCTIONAL FITNESS - Monday, Wednesday & Thursday, 6 a.m. & 5 p.m. DANCE FITNESS - Monday & Wednesday, 4:30 p.m.; Tuesday & Friday, 12 p.m.; Friday, 5 p.m. INDOOR CYCLING - Monday, Wednesday & Friday, 11:30 a.m.; Tuesday, 5:30 p.m.; Tuesday & Thursday, 9 a.m.; Friday, 6 a.m.; Saturday, 9:30 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; 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.

RACQUETBALL COMPETITION Friday, Oct. 18 • 4:30 p.m. Air Base Fitness Center Free event • Open to all DoD cardholders ages 18 & up Reserve your slot at the Fitness Center front desk 6 the Breeze October 2019

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Outdoor Rec Center AIR BASE • 963-1732

Stone Mountain hiking/ Georgia Aquarium Oct. 26-27 First day of this adventure you will hike Stone Mountain and go to Grist Mills. On Sunday, you will be exploring the amazing, world famous Georgia Aquarium! Cost is $135pp, which includes transportation, hotel based on double occupancy and aquarium admission. Paid reservations needed to take this trip. Call for more details.

Air Boat Ride & Brookgreen Gardens Oct. 26 Join the Air Base Outdoor Recreation Center on an exciting air boat ride, taking in the great outdoor of Waccamaw. After that, we will explore Brookgreen Gardens a unique melding of art, nature and history that has been designated a National Historic Landmark. The $45pp cost includes transportation, air boat ride and gardens admission. Advance sign-up required. If more information is needed, call (843) 963-1732.

Orientation needed before checking-out boat Oct. 8 & 22 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.

Smoky Mountain Train Ride Oct. 24-25

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:


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This is a beautiful and colorful autumn ride winding through valleys, mountains and gorges on the Great Smoky Mountain Railroad. The cost is $195pp, which includes transportation, train ride, lunch and hotel stay at Harrah's Cherokee Casino for one night based on double occupancy. Advance reservations required.

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

Shrimping trips - Oct. 1, 2, 15, 16 & 17. North Charleston. Calling all shrimp lovers! The Air Base Outdoor Recreation staff is ready to take you out on the water to teach you how to cast a net and become the king or queen of DIY shrimping. Cost: $30 per person. The staff will provide all of the necessary gear to haul in the catch. You provide the cocktail sauce. Trip leaves from the W.O. Thomas Jr. Boat Landing. Advance reservations are needed. Please note everyone must have a saltwater license to participate. Grandfather Mountain Camping - Oct. 4-6. Linville, N.C. Join us for a hike up Grandfather Mountain for some amazing vistas, where the 5,946-foot peak is the highest on the eastern escarpment of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Cost: $80. Price includes: transportation, admission, camping gear, two meals and hiking guide. Departs from The Dive parking lot on the Weapons Station at 6 a.m., returning around 10 p.m., Sunday. Birds of Prey - Oct. 5. Awendaw, S.C. Come along with us as we take a short ride to the Avian Conservation Center & Center for Birds of Prey to experience the mysterious life of owls. During the visit, guests will get a guided owl demonstration, along with the opportunity to view the many other exhibits of the center. Cost: $20 per person. Departs The Dive parking lot on the Weapons Station at 9:15 a.m., returning at approximately 3 p.m. USA Rafting/Hiking - Oct. 11-13. Erwin, Tenn. Spend the weekend riding the torrential rapids of the Nolichucky Gorge and hiking the Appalachian Trail. We will be sleeping in cabins 30 feet from the rushing river one night and on the riverside with your rafts the next! Cost: $120 per person. All your gear, transportation, guides, four delicious meals and all activities included. Departs The Dive parking lot on the Weapons Station at 5 p.m.; returning the next day at approximately 11 p.m. NFL Jaguars vs. Saints - Oct. 13. Jacksonville, Fla. Don’t put off signing up for this trip to TIIA Bank Field in Jacksonville to experience NFL action live as the Jaguars take on Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints. The $125 per person cost includes transportation and one admission ticket. Trip leaves the Air Base Outdoor Recreation Center. Call for times. Escape in 60 - Oct. 18. Charleston. Come join the LIBERTY/SAI staff as we work together to escape a prison room in just 60 minutes! If you’re an escape artist, maybe you’ll get us out in less time. Come find out! The $20 per person price includes transportation, admission and downtown tour. Departs from The Dive parking lot on the Weapons Station at 5 p.m., returning around 11:30 p.m. Culinary tour of Charleston - Oct. 20. Charleston. We will walk, talk and taste our way through historic Charleston during this exciting culinary tour. This 2½ hour tour will immerse you in the history and culture of the Lowcountry. Participants will 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. The $30 per person cost (regular price, $60) includes transportation, culinary foods and tour. Departs The Dive parking lot on the Weapons Station at 8:45 a.m., returning at approximately 3 p.m. Smoky Mountain Train Ride - Oct. 24-25. Bryson City, N.C. This is beautiful and colorful autumn ride winding through valleys, mountains and gorges on the Great Smoky Mountain Railroad. The $195 per person cost includes transportation, train ride, lunch and hotel stay at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino for one night based on double occupancy. Trip leaves from the Air Base Outdoor Recreation Center. Call for times. Paint and Sip - Oct. 25. Air Base Outdoor Recreation Center. The Arts and Crafts staff on the Air Base is hosting this fun paint night. You’ll have the opportunity to paint a landscape or animal under the watchful eye of a professional artist. Guests can bring beverages of their own choosing. The $30 per person (regular price $50) cost includes all material and instruction. Advance reservations needed. Call (843) 963-1732 to sign-up or for more details. Stone Mountain Hiking/Georgia Aquarium - Oct. 26-27. Stone Mountain/Atlanta, Ga. First day of this adventure we will hike Stone Mountain, and go to Grist Mills and the quarry area. On Sunday, the group will explore the Georgia Aquarium. Cost is $135 per person, which includes transportation, hotel based on double occupancy and aquarium admission. Trip leaves from The Dive parking lot on the Weapons Station at 8 a.m. Return time TBD. Air Boat Ride and Brookgreen Gardens - Oct. 26. Murrells Inlet, S.C. The first part of our day will be spent on a exciting air boat ride, taking in the great outdoor of Waccamaw. After that, we will head to Brookgreen Gardens - a unique melding of art, nature and history that has been designated a National Historic Landmark. Two great restaurants dining choices available at Brookgreen Gardens. The $45 per person covers transportation, air boat ride and gardens admission. Dining at your own cost. Leaves The Dive parking lot on the Weapons Station at 8:30 a.m., returning at approximately 5 p.m.


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

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

free bowling for little ghosts, goblins All youth ages 5-15 in Halloween costume Oct. 27 will receive two free games of bowling. Available at both locations, 12 -5 p.m.

Starlifter Lanes • Air Base

Marrington Lanes • Weapons Station


Get late-night weekend bowling thrills every Friday & Saturday night at the Air Base’s Starlifter Lanes, 7:30-10:30 p.m., or Marrington Bowling Center on the Weapons Station, 9:30 p.m. 12:30 a.m. Bowling fun for $12 each with cool lights, great music and random dancing! October 2019

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Air Base

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

Airman & Family Readiness Center


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

Child Development Center


Monday-Friday, 6:30 am - 6 pm

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. October 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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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

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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



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

Outdoor Adventure Center/ Information, Tickets & Travel


Monday-Friday, 11 am - 5 pm; Saturday, 10 am - 1 pm

Redbank Club & Catering

794-7797 794-4105 (fax)

Office & Catering information: Tuesday - Friday, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm Lunch Buffet - Tuesday-Friday, 11 am - 1 pm With prior arrangement, catered functions are available everyday.

Redbank Plantation Golf Course


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

Sam’s Fitness Center


Sunday, 7 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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Need an extra hand? We can help you with your busy schedule by providing hourly child care for children ages 12 months to 5 years old at the Air Base Child Development Center. Call and reserve your child’s spot up to two weeks in advance. Care is reserved on a first-come, first-served basis. Cost is just $5 per hour. Care is available jb charleston Monday-Friday, 6:30 a.m. - 6 p.m. Call 963-4366 or stop by for more information.

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

WEAPONS STATION • 794-7480 October classes & programs

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. Oct. 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29, 3-4 p.m. Oct. 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31, 9-10 a.m. INVESTING FOR THE BEGINNER Attend this workshop and discover 101 Investing techniques. Topics include the concept of investing, risk vs. reward, assets, portfolio development and most importantly, how to invest. Oct. 1, 11:30 a.m. - 1 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. Oct. 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29, 2-3:30 p.m. AB Oct. 16, 1-4 p.m. 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 held at the Air Base. Oct. 1, 8, 15, 22, 24 & 29, 3-4 p.m. Oct. 3, 10, 17 & 31, 9-10 a.m. NNPTC RESILIENCY TRAINING This is the first day/session of Ttrack at NNPTC resilience training. All sessions held at the Weapons Station. Oct. 8, 15, 22 & 29, 12:30-4 p.m. 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. Oct. 3, 2:30-3:30 p.m. WS

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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. Oct. 4, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. AB 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. Oct. 5, 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. AB RESUME AND COVER LETTERS Attend this session and get the basics to write an effective resume and compelling cover letter. Oct. 8, 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. Oct. 9 & 23, 8-9:30 a.m. AB INTERVIEWING FOR SUCCESS Learn about various types of interviews and receive tips and techniques for successful interviewing! Oct. 9, 1-3 p.m. WS Oct. 23, 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. Oct. 10, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. AB Oct. 24, 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! Oct. 11, 1-3 p.m. WS Oct. 24, 1-3 p.m. AB Continued on Page 21

Continued from Page 20 INVESTMENT FLUENCY Attendees will explore investing from an advanced perspective. A basic knowledge of investing will be helpful before attending. Workshop will look at tools of investing, including mutual funds, money market accounts, exchange-traded fund stocks, certificates of deposit, stock, bonds and many others. Discussion will also include investment strategies, asset diversification and tax implications. Oct. 15, 2-3:30 p.m. WS Oct. 29, 8-9:30 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. Oct. 15, 1-3 p.m. WS 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. Oct. 17-18, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. WS 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. Oct. 21, 10-11:30 a.m. AB HEARTLINK Military spouses learn about the Air Force mission, culture, traditions, military language and benefits/ services while making new friends. Oct. 22, 8:45 a.m. - 2:30 p.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. Oct. 23, 9-11 a.m. AB TSP & YOU - RETIRE A MILLIONAIRE Get your questions answered about saving for retirement at this informative session. Learn the ins and outs of the Thrift Savings Plan, including discovering how matching contributions work, how to select contribution elections, Roth vs. traditional savings plans, investment options, index funds and much more. Oct. 23, 12-1:30 p.m. AB PREPARE FINANCIALLY FOR THE HOLIDAYS Sticking to a holiday budget can be tough! Let the holidays be a joyful time, not a long-term financial

burden. Now is the time to develop a realistic savings plan to account for travel, gifts and extra family time. You’ll also receive tips and techniques on how to make it through the holiday season without using your credit card. Oct. 24, 2:30-4 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. Oct. 28-31, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. WS 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!” Oct. 29, 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.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. Oct. 31, 9-11:30 a.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. Oct. 7 & 21, 8 a.m. - 12 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. Spouses encouraged to attend. Oct. 7-11, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. AB Oct. 21-25, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. WS Oct. 28 - Nov. 1, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. AB 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. Oct. 2, 8:30-11:30 a.m. AB Oct. 30, 1-4 p.m. AB October 2019

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Youth Programs

Summer Enrichment Camps

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

Jui Jitsu classes underway Youth classes are now underway at the Air Base for Jiu Jitsu. This is a basic, fundamental mixed martial arts class that teaches discipline and helps build confidence. All sessions are taught by a rated instructor. These are co-ed classes open to ages 7 and up. Sessions are conducted Thursdays, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Cost is $60 a month per child. All youth must have a sports physical and immunization record with a current flu shot on file before starting classes. Call (843) 963-5684 for more information.

Red Cross Babysitter Course Friday, Oct. 18 • 12-6 p.m. Air Base youth center Ages 11-16 Students will learn about the “Business of Babysitting” to include first aid, basic CPR and rescue breathing Cost: $45, members; $50 nonmembers Registration deadline: Oct. 15

Hip Hop sessions begin These are super fun classes that will get your youth up and moving! Held Tuesdays at the Air Base youth center, classes are co-ed, one hour in length and open to ages 5 and up. Ages 5-8 dance 5-6 p.m., with ages 9 and up get grooving at 6 p.m. Cost is $60 per month for each child. Stop by the youth center or call (843) 963-5684 for more 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.

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

October Book Clubs

Preteen book club

Oct. 27 • 2 p.m. Air Base library • We will be reading The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan

Teen book club

Oct. 28 - 4 p.m. Air Base library Oct. 30 • 4 p.m. Weapons Station library • We will be reading To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han

Weekly Story & Craft Hour

Free Family Movie Night Oct. 11 - 6 p.m. Air Base library

for ages 2-5 Air Base Tuesdays, 10 a.m. Weapons Station Thursdays, 9:30 a.m.

Featured movie will be “The Book of Life” (PG) Popcorn & drinks provided • Prior sign-up is needed to attend. 24 the Breeze October 2019

More than 5,800 people “like” us. JB Charleston Air Base

SKEET AND TRAP RANGE Open Tuesday, Saturday & Sunday 1 p.m. to dusk

Who are you following on Facebook for information on all of the latest J.B. Charleston programs? Get the timely and accurate information you need from us. Join those in the know and “like” us today. jbcharlestonfss

Shooters supply their own guns, shells and hearing protection Shot size: 7½, 8 or 9 Call the range at 963-6137 or the ORC for more info. Air Base Outdoor Recreation Center 963-1732/963-1672 October 2019

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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.

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The Breeze  

The Breeze is a monthly newsmagazine published by the 628th Force Support Squadron Marketing Division for the Joint Base Charleston, S.C., c...

The Breeze  

The Breeze is a monthly newsmagazine published by the 628th Force Support Squadron Marketing Division for the Joint Base Charleston, S.C., c...