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628 FSS December to Remember

Joint Base Charleston, we hope you are looking for things to do this December, because we have you covered! From family fun to football, we've got FREE, fun events lined up for you all the way until the holidays. We're kicking things off with our Holiday Tree Lightings. Each side of the Joint Base community has a tree for everyone to enjoy, an...

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Ombudsman Appreciation Lunch

Joint Base Charleston and its Military Family Readiness Centers honored the installation's Navy Ombudsman with a special, intimate luncheon at the Charleston Club on the Air Base. Sept. 14, 2022, marks the 52nd anniversary of the establishment of the Ombudsman program by Navy Adm. Elmo Zumwalt, the U.S. Navy's 19th Chief of Naval Operations. Navy C...

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September Calendar #FSS365

Welcome to September, Joint Base Charleston! The team here at FSS has a calendar packed with programming and events to keep you busy all month! From our 9/11 Remembrance 5K run to Bells Across America for our Gold Star Families, we have been working hard to honor the past, build community in the present, and invite you to look forward to ...

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USAF Photography Contest

They always say the best camera is the one you have on you, whether you're taking photos with your phone or your camera and most expensive piece of glass. It's not all about the light and rule of thirds (although taking that into consideration helps) - the moment is what's truly impactful.  This year's theme for the US Air Force phot...

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Cardboard Regatta Competition

During the first week of August, the New Wave Pool on the Weapons Station will be the location of a brand new competition: The Cardboard Regatta. Register now and get your duct tape and cardboard ready. Your cardboard boat will be put to the test in a 50-yard (one lap, up and back) race at the New Wave Pool. It will be a mad dash for the 16 an...

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Teen Leadership & Space Camps

Are you looking for opportunities for your teenager to experience something new, develop skills, build character, and make new friends? The Department of the Air Force is offering several camps that will check off those boxes and more. Because we are a Joint Base installation led by DAF, these camps are open to the Joint Base Charleston c...

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Highlights from Boots & Brews

 Did you come out to Boots & Brews, our Armed Forces Celebration? If you didn't make it, you can vicariously experience the fun through the highlight reel above.  The AB picnic area was packed with activities. After the opening ceremony featuring our Honor Guard, a lovely rendition of our national anthem, and remarks from 628th A...

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New Wave Pool is Opening Soon!

It's time to dust off your goggles and dig in the linen closet for your beach towels; our pool on the Weapons Station is opening for the season!  The New Wave Pool is there for you to cool off in our hot SC summers. There are multiple swimming lanes, an open swim area, and a splash zone for your littles to play.  Recreational swimmin...

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Memorial Day at Short Stay

Head out to Lake Moultrie for an activity-packed Memorial Day on Saturday, May 28th!A weekend out at our Moncks Corner recreation area is bound to be fun, but the folks at Short Stay have planned an extra special Saturday for visitors. Campers are encouraged to hang up their red, white, & blue for the Most Patriotic Site con...

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May FSS Calendar

You've probably seen it on social media, but our May FSS Calendar is out! We've got a ton of great events around the corner, including the monthly Friday social, Boots & Brews, our Armed Forces Day event, Bowling Alley fun at Marrington Lanes, and the New Wave Pool opening at the Weapons Station!  If you don't have plans for Memo...

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Opportunities and discounts for Military Families

628 FSS loves to support our military families by providing them with special events and services. Our local community does, too! I want to highlight a few special opportunities and discounts specifically for military families in the Charleston area.  If you've been to any of our base events, you've probably seen Charlie the Riverdog ther...

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Government Furnishings Sale Redux

Did you miss our first Government Furnishings Sale? It was widely attended; people walked away with furniture, appliances, & home accents for their homes. If you're a thrifter, a furniture reviver, or someone who could just use a solid nightstand in your life, this sale is for you! All items are priced from $2 - $25. We are ...

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FCC Open House, April 20th

Are you looking for quality, affordable child care in a small setting? Are you uncertain about our Family Child Care program and want to know what it's all about?  On April 20th from 9:30am - 11:00am, the following approved* FCC homes will hold an Open House. We welcome you to come and check out the great experiences waiting on your ...

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Your April FSS Calendar

It's nearly April, and you know what that means? YES, the Joint Base Charleston Air Expo 2022 is nearly here, AND we've got a monthly calendar full of events to share with you. From the Air Expo to Easter festivities to a 5k Paint Run at the Weapons Station, we hope we'll be seeing you frequently!   Download PDF File Here

Join the AF Gaming Minor League

The Air Force Services Center has taken another step towards fulfilling its mission of a truly inclusive community for the Department of the Air Force with its introduction of the Minor League. The Minor League follows the same format as DAF Gaming League, but it is open to ALL members of the Department of the Air Force.  This means you are el...

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Your February FSS Calendar

Download PDF File Here Our printable February Calendar has been released!  Keep track of all our FSS events (and a few national/local ones) in February.  Highlights Here are a few highlights for February:  NFL 2022 Super Event @ The Dive on the Weapons Station  If you've been searching for a place to watch the big...

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Red & White Ball: Canceled

UPDATE: Unfortunately, Youth Programs did not meet the minimum number of participants for this program, so it has been canceled. Tik Tok Challenge ✓ Driving Simulator ✓ Awesome music and refreshments ✓✓If your tween or teenager is ready to get out of the house and have some quality social time, Youth Programs...

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