In this issue:

Whistle Weekly
Thursday, 6 November
In this issue:
Story Time - Today
Gunfighter Theater Grand Opening
Arts & Crafts Gallery
Play with the Pro
$99 Winter Weekday Golf Pass
Early Bird Membership Sale
Mountain Biking
Rock Hounding
Winter Ski Show - Today
Local Hike/Snowshoeing
Wobble Walk
Dutch Oven Cooking
FREE Wing Feed!
Yellowstone Snowmobile Registration
Zombie Survivor Course
BGCA Fine Arts Contest
Love Your Mustache Day
Family Kickball & Spaghetti Feed
Conducting Effective Internet Research
AF Club Membership Giveaway
Unlicensed Care
FCC Programs
New NAF job openings!
Youth Center is looking for
martial arts and gymnastic
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Outdoor Recreation
Phone: 828-6333
Aquatics Phone: 828-6620
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Rock Hounding – (Saturday, 15 November — 8 a.m.)
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Let’s go for an adventure to Rabbit Springs to find the unique thunder egg with black obsidian. Digging areas
are within 10 minutes of parking. $8.00/person or $3/person if you drive yourself. Resister by November 13.
Open to ages 6 and up (under 18 must be with an adult)
Wobble Walk Shooting Competition – (Thursday, 20 November — 11 a.m.)
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The competition consists of 5 shots on a wobble trap range from five random locations to be determined at the
start of the event. We will provide the ammo and gun to equalize the playing field as well as having beginner
and advanced skill divisions. The highest score from each division will win a holiday turkey!!! $2 per entry
and open to beginner and advance shooters. Enter as many times as time allows.
Local Hike/Snowshoe Trip – (Saturday, 22 November — 8:30 a.m.)
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Join the Outdoor Recreation crew in the beautiful outdoors for some fresh air and hiking/snowshoeing.
Depending on weather conditions will determine hiking or snowshoe trail. $15 snowshoe trail and $10
standard hike.
Winter Ski Show – (Thursday, 6 November — 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.)
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Wondering what to do as winter approaches? Come find out at Winter Ski Show! We will have
representatives from the local ski resorts as well as Outdoor Recreation staff available to teach you the ins and
outs of winter fun. You will get the chance to learn about daily and season ticket passes, lessons, Outdoor
Recreation winter equipment rentals and trips as well as all the other offerings local resorts may have.
Sponsors may have special promotions and giveaways so make sure you stop by. In addition, Outdoor
Recreation will be drawing for door prizes throughout the day for free lift tickets! Free admission for
everyone, stop on by!
Dutch Oven Cooking – (Tuesday. 18 November — 5 p.m.)
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Develop delicious cooking techniques with this unique outdoor cooking equipment. Use OAP recipes while
hunting or for future backyard cooking. Class includes equipment usage, fresh ingredients, recipes, and stepby-step instructions. Cost is only $12 per person. Register by 17 Nov.
Yellowstone Snowmobile Registration – (Thursday, 13 November — 8:30 a.m.)
See Yellowstone National Park in its entire winter splendor… swans, geese and
ducks are all attracted to the
temperate rivers and streams.
Grazing buffalo, elk, and moose can
all be seen through the hissing
steam of the geysers. We will stay
in West Yellowstone, known as the
snowmobile capital of the world.
This picturesque village has an
abundance of gift shops and
galleries to accommodate even the
most discriminating buyer. No prior
experience is required for these
trips. Your trip fee includes transportation to and from West
Yellowstone, two nights lodging at the Holiday Inn, one full
day of snowmobiling in the park, clothing rental, all guide and entry fees, and insurance for the snowmobiles.
Participants must be six years or older. Prices vary depending upon the number of people you have in your
room and whether you ride single or double. Individuals may only sign up their family and guests (No more
than one room). A $50 per person non-refundable deposit is required. Registration starts at 8:30 a.m. on 13
November. Spots fill up fast.
Fitness Center
Phone: 828-2381
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4th Annual Turkey Trot 5K (Friday, 21 November - 3:30 p.m.)
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Join us on 21 November for our 4th Annual Turkey Trot 5K. Event will start and end at the Fitness Center
Annex. Door prizes include: 6 holiday hams, 6 turkeys, and a turkey fryer.
Prizes are sponsored in part by Balfour Beatty Communities and First Command Financial.
No federal endorsement of sponsor intended.
Youth Center
Phone: 828-2501
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Zombie Survivor Course - (Friday, 7 November – 5 p.m.)
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Gather your friends and try to survive the zombies by completing obstacles and arriving at the evacuation
area. Cost is $10/person, t-shirt included. Open to ages 13-18.
BGCA Fine Arts Contest - (3 November thru 12 December)
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We will accept art work in the following categories as part of the BGCA & Youth Programs annual fine art
contest: monochromatic drawing, multicolored drawing, pastel, water color, oil or acrylic, printmaking,
mixed media, collage, sculpture, and group project. The categories are separated by age groups. Youth may
submit more than 1 item, however ONLY 1 entry is allowed per category. Judging will be held on 17
December 2014. Please contact the Youth Center for more information.
Conducting Effective Internet Research - (Thursday, 13 November – 4 p.m.)
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Youth will gain knowledge on using the internet for research papers and school assignments in order to
improve their grades and a greater understanding in the subjects which may interest them. FREE! Open to
grades 7 thru 12.
Tween/Teen Sumo Rampage - (Friday, 14 November – 6 p.m.)
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Time to compete! Youth wrestling tournament in Sumo suits… Cost: $3 per wrestler – open to ages 11 and
Love Your Mustache Day - (Wednesday, 19 November – 3:30 p.m.)
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Proudly wear that mustache and together lets raise cancer awareness during “No Shave November”. Various
fun and interactive activities for youth.
Family Kickball & Spaghetti Feed - (Wednesday, 26 November – 7 p.m.)
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Enjoy an evening of kickball and dinner for the whole family. Parents and youth (all ages). $5 per family.
Tot Time - (Tuesday & Friday, 9:30 – 11 a.m.)
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Join in on playtime, fun, and games. Ages 1-5 cost is $0.50 and under 1 is FREE!
Phone: 828-2326
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Story Time– (Thursdays — 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.)
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Join us every Thursday for Story Time and a kid’s craft at the Base Library. We offer 2 sessions on
Thursdays and parents are encouraged to join in on the fun!
Thankful Tree– (4 November through 29 November)
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Grow our Thankful Tree by adding leaves! Write something you are grateful for on leaf and we will add it to
our tree. Let’s see how beautiful gratitude can be!
Community Center
Phone: 828-2246
We offer Disney Tickets, Edwards Movie Tickets and Idaho Store Products!
Arts & Crafts Gallery – (1 October through 30 November)
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The United States Air Force is conducting its annual Arts & Crafts Gallery submissions. There are three
categories: Digital Art, Photography, and Crafts. Within each category is three age groups: Adult, Teen (1317) and Youth (6-12). There is a maximum of 3 entries per person per category. Entries must be turned in to
the Community Skills Center by 30 November.
Gunfighter Theater Grand Opening – (Saturday, 8 November – 7 p.m. )
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Join us for the grand opening of the Gunfighter Theater with a showing of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
Admission is FREE and concessions will be sold.
Silver Sage Golf Course
Phone: 828-6559
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Play with the Pro – (Thursdays – 1 p.m.)
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Your golf group of four or less can schedule time to play with your local golf pro. This is your chance to ask
all questions you want to ask and get tips to help your game while on the course. This session is 9-holes and
regular greens and cart fees apply. Make reservations now. Tee time is Thursdays at 1:00 p.m. Only one
group per session. Cost is $35/person. Weather permitting.
$99 Winter Weekday Golf Pass (Expires 31 December)
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Got 99 problems…but the price of golf ain’t one! Pay just $99 and your green fees are covered Monday thru
Friday until 31 December. Pays for itself after 6 rounds!
Early Bird Membership Sale 2015
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Want the best deal in town on golf? Swing by the Silver Sage Golf Course to get your 2015 premium or
standard membership while it’s on sale. Makes a perfect gift or go ahead and spoil yourself!
Phone: 828-4296
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The Fighter Wing FREE Wing Feed (Friday, 7 November - 4 p.m.)
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Open to the ENTIRE base! Come out for some free wings provided by the Gunfighers’ Club between 4 and
5p.m. and enjoy music while socializing until 6 p.m. Located in hangar 1331.
Gunfighters’ Club
Phone: 828-2105
2014 AF Club Membership Giveaway
Air Force Club Membership Rewards… Just to say Thank You!
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Grand Prize: 2015 Chevy Silverado (Two awarded in December)
Second Prize: A Trip for Four to Disney World (Awarded in
Entry forms available online and at the Gunfighters Club…for more
information go to
*Sponsored by GM Military Discount – No Federal Endorsement of
Sponsor Intended.
Family Child Care
Phone: 828-6715
Unlicensed Care
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According to AFI 34-276, para 1.3, any individuals caring for other families’ children a total of more than 10 hours a
week on a regular basis must be licensed to provide care in on-base quarters. For more information, contact the FCC
Coordinator at 828-6715.
Family Child Care Programs
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Pre-Deployment Child Care provides up to 16 hours of free childcare prior to deploying for more than 30
days. Care must be used prior to deployment.
Deployment Child Care provides up to 16 hours of free childcare during deployment for more than 30 days.
Care must be used during the deployment.
Returning Home Care provides up to 16 hours of free childcare after returning home after deploying for
more than 30 days in support of contingency operation.