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ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam - Members of Team Andersen have dinner July 7 at Cafe Latte. Cafe Latte is one of the many branches of the Top of the Rock organization. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Whitney Amstutz)

ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam - Members of Team Andersen have dinner July 7 at Cafe Latte. Cafe Latte is one of the many branches of the Top of the Rock organization. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Whitney Amstutz)

ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam - Civilians and servicemembers participate in Mongolian Night at the Top of the Rock's Cafe Latte July 7. Cafe Latte also offers wing night and fajita night each week. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Whitney Amstutz)

ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam - Civilians and servicemembers participate in Mongolian Night at the Top of the Rock's Cafe Latte July 7. Cafe Latte also offers wing night and fajita night each week. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Whitney Amstutz)

ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam -- Those who have been living on Guam for any length of time are most likely familiar with the Top of the Rock organization.

The Top of the Rock has multiple branches. Bamboo Willies and Café Latte are available for servicemembers and civilians alike to take advantage of. Holli Hawkes, who has worked as the Catering Manager at the Top of the Rock for the past two years, is enthusiastic about the many things this organization has to offer.

"Café Latte is open from 6 a.m. to 1:30 p.m and reopens for evening dining from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.," Ms. Hawkes said. "Café Latte features several dinner specials throughout the week, and can also be a great way to meet new people."

Tech. Sgt. Earl Lands, Aerospace Medical Technician for the 171st Medical Group out of Pittsburgh, is new to Guam and read about fajita night in the 36th Force Support Squadron's Out and About Guide.

"I just arrived at Andersen," Sergeant Lands said. "I read one of the guides and thought I'd come check it out."

Every Tuesday night patrons can choose their preferred fajita blend and enjoy chips and salsa while waiting for their meal to be prepared.

Wednesday nights are Mongolian barbecue night. Customers are given a variety of meats to choose from including beef, pork, shrimp and many others.

"You pick out what you want and put it in your bowl," Ms. Hawkes said. "Then the wait staff brings you an appetizer while your food is being cooked. It gives you the opportunity to pick out what you want to eat instead of someone just bringing it to you."

Thursday night is wing night, and perhaps the most popular attraction of the week at Café Latte.

"Wing night is never going to change," Ms. Hawkes said. "It will always be rowdy and crazy and packed."

There are many different types of wings and customers have the option to enjoy their meal in the dining area at Café Latte, or transition to the lounge area for music and entertainment.

In addition to fajita night, Tuesday is also Texas Hold 'Em night at the Top of the Rock. Anyone age 21 and older is eligible to participate in poker night.

"Poker night is very popular," Ms. Hawkes said. "We have civilians, enlisted, officer and even spouses playing each week."

For patrons who prefer the outdoors, Bamboo Willies boasts outdoor seating and an ocean-front view.

"Bamboo Willies is open Friday and Saturday from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m and Sunday from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m.," Ms. Hawkes said. "It is a very popular attraction because of the great scenery it offers."

The Top of the Rock organization is multifaceted and very customer driven. Their many locations make it possible for the members of Team Andersen to participate in the activities and special events available. The Top of the Rock is an ideal place to meet new people, spend time with family and friends, or simply indulge in a night out.

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