Joint Base Charleston

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Child Care

JB Charleston Child Care

Child Development Centers

Air Base 843-963-4366

1654 E. Jackson Drive, Building 227
Joint Base Charleston, SC 29404

Weapons Station 843-794-7408

Von Steuben Street, Building 1693
Joint Base Charleston – Weapons Station, SC 29445

Our Child Development Centers are certified by the DOD and nationally accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). Each program strives to provide a safe and nurturing environment for children 6 months to 5 years of age. Our programs provide a comprehensive training program that serves as a foundation to promote the intellectual, social, emotional and physical development of children. Training and Curriculum Specialists frequent classrooms to observe, mentor and provide support to staff to ensure they meet high standards of quality care. Learning is promoted through hands-on opportunities and active play.


  • NAEYC-accredited programs
  • Age-appropriate curriculum for children age 6 months to 5 years
  • Department of Defense child/adult ratios
  • USDA-approved meals and snacks
  • Active Parent Advisory Board
  • Parenting workshops offered throughout the year
  • Child developmental assessments conducted throughout the year

Eligibility is contingent on the status of the sponsor. Eligible patrons include active-duty military personnel, DOD civilian employees paid from either appropriated funds or nonappropriated funds, Reserve Component military personnel on active duty or inactive duty training status, combat-related wounded warriors, surviving spouses of military members who died from a combat-related incident and eligible employees of DOD contractors. Parents are encouraged to contact the Child Development Center(s) for additional information on priority placement.

Family Child Care Program

2373 White Circle
Joint Base Charleston, SC 29404

The Family Child Care (FCC) program offers a variety of child care services for active-duty military, Reservists on active duty, DOD civilians and contractors assigned to JB Charleston, and retirees. This includes full-time, part-time, drop-in and hourly, and weekend care. Providers are screened prior to affiliation and are monitored monthly to ensure children are being cared for in a safe, nurturing environment. Providers living off the installation are also registered with the State of South Carolina. The program accepts children and staff with chronic health problems and special needs, including asthma, allergies, developmental delays and children who are HIV-positive.

A list of current providers is available at the FCC office, Child Development Centers, Youth Programs, A&FRC, Fleet and Family Services and your first sergeant’s office. Each provider functions as a personal business and as such, fees and policies may vary from provider to provider. Parents are highly encouraged to contact providers to discuss vacancies, fees and contract policies.

Subsidies may be available for children two years old and younger to help pay fees until the child can be placed in the CDC. Fees are based on total family income. A current immunization record, including an annual flu shot, is required for enrollment.

Twenty hours of free child care are available in a FCC home when you arrive or depart from JB Charleston. A copy of the sponsor’s orders must be presented to the A&FRC to receive a voucher.

Contact the FCC office to inquire if you are eligible for these additional programs: Extended Duty Care, Supplemental Child Care, Home Community Care, Returning Home Care and Child Care for Volunteers.

Youth Programs

Facebook: “JB Charleston Youth Programs”

Air Base 843-963-5684

2451 N. O’Neal Ave., Building 1993
Joint Base Charleston, SC 29404

Weapons Station 843-794-7809

Chapel Drive, Building 788
Joint Base Charleston – Weapons Station, SC 29445

School Age Program

The School Age Program offers care before school, after school and seasonal camps for youths, kindergarten through sixth grade. The school-age program provides age-appropriate activities through 4-H Club and Boys and Girls Clubs of America curricula. Activities include field trips, building life skills, exploring creative arts, developing healthy lifestyles and various other activities.


  • The Air Base serves selected schools in the North Charleston area.
  • The Weapons Station serves selected schools in the Goose Creek Area.

Sports Program

The Sports Program offers organized, instructional and recreational sports programs and is available on the Air Base and the Weapons Station. The program caters to children and youth from 4 to 12 years of age and is designed to help them develop the fundamental skills for each sport and instill sportsmanship qualities. This program also offers a great opportunity for parents to earn volunteer hours by contributing their knowledge and skills to the program.

Soccer (Fall)
Basketball/Cheerleading (Winter)
Baseball (Spring)

Interest-based Instructional Classes

Instructional classes are offered based on community interests. These classes promote the enhancement of specific skills and are taught by certified instructors. If interested in a class not currently offered, patrons are encouraged to suggest it so that youth programs can look into making it available.

Current Classes:

  • Martial Arts
  • Homeschool Programs
  • Dance - Ballet and Polynesian
  • Taekwondo

Open Rec/Teen Program

The Open Rec/Teen Program offers services to those from 9 to 18 years old. Activities include lock-ins, dances, field trips, health and fitness activities, college and career preparation, and leadership opportunities.

During the summer months, a morning camp is offered for youth in the seventh through ninth grades. In this program, young people participate in age-appropriate activities that include field trips and character-building activities such as community service projects, life skill lessons and much more.

Benefits of Becoming a Youth Programs Member

Free/Discounts on varied special programs or workshops
Free/Discounts on varied dances/lock-ins
Free weekend camping trips
Free weekly 4-H Tech Wizard sessions

These sessions are made up of various knowledge-building and hands-on experiences with emphasis on S.T.E.M. enhanced programming. Activities include building rockets and smart cars, constructing bridges, experimenting with trajectories and torque and so much more.


Joint Base Charleston – Air Base

103 Lawson Drive
Joint Base Charleston, SC 29404
DSN: 312-673-7469

Hours: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday; 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday; closed Monday

In addition to general grocery items, the commissary has gluten-free, organic/non-GMO products, as well as a bakery, deli, fresh sandwiches to go, plants, cut flowers, rotisserie chicken, sushi and a specialty butcher shop.

Joint Base Charleston – Weapons Station

1797 Red Bank Road, Building 794
Goose Creek, SC 29445
DSN: 312-794-2020

Hours: 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, and 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, closed Monday

The commissary prides itself on providing customers with the best selections in fresh fruits and vegetables, USDA-choice meats, dairy products, canned goods, health and beauty aids, beverages, cleaning supplies and special-category line items such as Mexican, German, Asian and gourmet foods. It also offers a deli, bakery, fresh sandwiches to go and sushi bar.


Joint Base Charleston – Air Base

Base Exchange

Building 1990
Joint Base Charleston, SC 29404
DSN: 312-673-5679

Hours: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, holidays 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Base Exchange on the corner of O’Neal and Lawson Drive contains a large retail store, concession area and exchange restaurants, giving it a mall-like feel. Adjacent to the Exchange is the Express/Class Six, a convenience store with snacks, soft drinks and other convenience needs, as well as gasoline and Redbox video rentals. The Military Clothing Store, in the shopping center complex, is headquarters for all uniform needs.

Burger King: 843-552-9415
Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday

Charley’s Grilled Subs: 843-552-9415
Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, closed Sunday

Subway: 843-552-9415
Hours: 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday

Express: 843-207-0615
Hours: 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday

Barber/Beauty Shop: 843-552-4880/0812
Hours: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday, closed Sunday

Stripes/Cleaners: 843-408-0441
Hours: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, closed Sunday

MCSS: 843-552-8606
Hours: 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, closed Sunday

GNC: 843-552-0893
Hours: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday

Aussie Outfitters: 843-552-8550
Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday

Joint Base Charleston – Weapons Station

Navy Exchange

Building 706: 843-794-7042

Hours: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday

The Navy Exchange offers items ranging from clothing, purses and jewelry to household necessities, appliances, electronics, and lawn and garden essentials.

Professional services provided in the NEX and nearby retail and services areas include the Autoport, Beauty and Barber Shops, Package Store, flower shop, including FTD flowers by wire, Charleston Gift Shop, Western Union, Uniform Center/Tailor Shop with embroidery services for all branches, dry cleaning and laundry services, and a mailing center with mail box rentals, as well as discounts on PODS, or temporary storage containers.

Beauty Shop
Main NEX: 843-794-7755

Main NEX: 843-794-7755

NNPTC - Barbershop
Building 206: 843-794-7116
Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday

Package Store: 843-794-7042, ext. 30

Flower Shop: 843-794-7042, ext. 36

Autoport/Gas Station: 843-794-7573

Snacks, ice-cold beverages, candy, fresh sandwiches, an ice-cold beer cave, frozen food, ICEEs, tire ordering and automotive supplies.

The Uniform Center/Tailor Shop
Fletcher Street, Building 1700
Hours: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

Dry cleaning and name tapes for all branches.

Student Store
Fletcher Street, Building 1696
Hours: 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Seven days a week

Snacks, ice-cold beverages, candy, fresh sandwiches, ice-cold beer, frozen food, bread, milk, basic household items, Navy Pride merchandise, Selective Electronics Department, a mailing center and school supplies.


Air Base Family Housing

Housing Office

101 N. Davis Drive, Building 323
Joint Base Charleston, SC 29404
DSN: 312-673-3858/3859

Joint Base Charleston - Air Base has 561 family housing units managed by the Air Base’s privatized partner, Forest City Military Communities (

There are two areas of housing: one on main base and the other right outside the front gate across the street in Hunley Park. Main base housing is new with the last housing unit being built in 2013. Hunley Park Housing was renovated in 1999, with improvements made to individual units since that time. Average wait times are based on member’s rank and bedroom entitlement, and waiting times for base housing changes on a weekly basis. Call Forest City at 843-552-0600 for current wait times. Base housing is open to all branches of the military, and your Housing Management Office team can assist you and your family in ensuring a smooth move in any way possible. It should be noted that JB Charleston does not have a mobile home park. The Outdoor Rec Center has an R.V. park for temporary use.


An advance application for base housing can be made by submitting DD Form 1746, Application for Assignment to Housing, and a copy of your Permanent Change of Station orders to the housing office at Joint Base Charleston, and a DD Form 4422 Sexual Offender letter. You can obtain a DD Form 1746 and AF Form 4422 from the housing office at your present base or by contacting the JB Charleston housing office at 843-963-3858/3859 or DSN 312-673-3858/3859. Upon receipt and verification of your application, it will be forwarded to Forest City to provide a follow-up on more definite wait times and availability. By submitting an advance application for housing, your name will be placed on the waiting list the day you leave your current duty station. If you do not submit an advance application, your application’s effective date will be when you apply for housing at this installation.

Single Service Member Housing

Dormitory rooms are available for junior enlisted personnel, E-1 to E-4 with fewer than three years’ service. These Airmen are required to live in the dormitories. Contact your sponsor or gaining unit to reserve a room.

Make sure your sponsor knows your arrival plans at least two weeks in advance so a dorm room can be reserved for you before you arrive at Joint Base Charleston. This will alleviate any costs of obtaining lodging your first few nights in Charleston. Make sure that your dorm room key will be picked up by your sponsor. If you arrive in Charleston after normal duty hours and your sponsor does not meet you, sign in at the Inns of Charleston (Lodging) and they will contact your unit and sponsor. Apartments are readily available in the community for single members, senior Airman and above, with at least three years’ time in service.

Joint Base Charleston does not have long-term Bachelor Officer Quarters or Bachelor Enlisted Quarters housing on base for senior noncommissioned officers or officers. For more information, contact the Lodging Office at 843-963-8000.

Exceptional Family Member Housing

The Family Advocacy Office works closely with the Housing Office to provide appropriate housing to support families with special needs. Families should contact their Special Needs Coordinator well in advance of their move to JB Charleston. The Housing Office will make arrangements for necessary requirements if they are not readily available.

Nongovernment Housing

Before military members seek off-base accommodations, they are required to check with the Family Housing Office in Building 323 for their briefing and counseling. The Housing Referral Service will provide invaluable assistance to you in the initial stages of your relocation.

Referral and relocation assistance can be obtained from the Housing Office.

Joint Base Charleston – Weapons Station

Housing Welcome Center

Fletcher Street, Building 742
Fax: 843-794-7285
DSN: 312-794-7285

Contact the Housing Welcome Center as soon as you find out that you are moving to JB Charleston – Weapons Station. The government housing team will provide you with the latest information about privatized housing and details about the application process. The Housing Welcome Center will also update you on any base-specific policies regarding residing in privatized housing.

Public-Private Venture Housing (Family Housing)

At Joint Base Charleston – Weapons Station, military family housing is privatized. Balfour Beatty Communities owns the family housing and is responsible for maintaining, repairing, constructing and managing the community. The Housing Welcome Center team manages the applications for housing and the waiting list, and Balfour Beatty Communities makes the assignments to housing. In addition to your option to purchase and rent housing in the local community, you now may choose to live in privatized housing by signing a tenant lease agreement with Balfour Beatty Communities.

The Housing Welcome Center is always ready to help all families assigned to JB Charleston – Weapons Station find suitable and affordable housing. All families have the option of living in the privatized housing managed by Balfour Beatty Communities (, or Balfour Beatty Communities can support you with finding a place to live in town. Balfour Beatty Communities rents to military families, single Sailors, military retirees, DOD civilians and private-sector civilians.

Balfour Beatty Communities has 971 privatized family homes for officers and enlisted. The average wait for PPV housing varies from no wait to two months. JB Charleston is committed to working with its public-private venture partner, Balfour Beatty Communities, and encourage the development of quality neighborhoods, residences and services.

Community Amenities

Privatized housing is comparable to housing in the local community and provides a wide variety of amenities and support services.

Features such as a community center, playgrounds and tot lots, and walking trails are just some of the conveniences you will find at Balfour Beatty Communities. The Weapons Station swimming pool, golf course, tennis courts, outdoor recreation center, commissary and Navy Exchange are all located near the housing community.

Paying Rent for Privatized Housing

Similar to living in the local community, you will sign a tenant lease agreement, typically for a six-month term. Your lease includes a military clause and a lease termination clause. You pay your monthly rent by authorizing an allotment of your BAH that is paid directly to the property manager. If your move occurs prior to the allotment start date, then you will need to pay the prorated rent directly to the property manager. The tenant lease agreement spells out all relevant rent payment terms and conditions.

Applying for Privatized Housing

To apply for housing, members must complete an Application for Assignment to Housing (DD Form 1746) along with Air Force Form 4422, Sex Offender Disclosure and Acknowledgement; and provide a copy of orders, Record of Emergency Data Sheet (Page 2/dependent record), copy of latest Leave and Earnings Statement, and power of attorney, if acting on the military member’s behalf.

Military retirees and DOD civilians will need to provide a copy of their DD Form 214 or SF-50, and their military/government ID card must be cited in order to verify military/government affiliation.

Nongovernment Housing

Prior to seeking off-base housing, military members are encouraged to check in with the Housing Welcome Center, Building 742 on JB Charleston – Weapons Station, for a briefing and counseling. The Housing Welcome Center will provide you with invaluable assistance regarding on- and off-base housing availability. Off-base housing is readily available and in proximity to the base. Charleston’s housing options include apartments, houses, townhouses and condominiums.

Referral and Relocation Assistance

Developing a sense of community starts before you arrive at JB Charleston – Weapons Station. To obtain referral and relocation assistance, you are encouraged to take full advantage of the personalized services provided by the Housing Welcome Center staff.

Rental Partnership Program

Joint Base Charleston – Weapons Station offers a Rental Partnership Program. The Housing Welcome Center and local landlords enter into agreements to offer service members special rental benefits above what other tenants receive. Typical benefits might include a waiver of security and utility deposits, no credit checks or application fees, a discount on market rental rates and immediate access to housing. Except for the first month’s rent, no money is required up front. To apply for this program, you will need your current PCS orders, Record of Emergency Data Sheet (Page 2/dependent record), and Leave and Earnings Statement.

Unaccompanied Personnel Housing

1 Mahan Circle, Building 1484
Goose Creek, SC 29445-8601
DSN: 312-794-7946
Fax: 843-794-7608
Fax DSN: 312-794-7608

At JB Charleston – Weapons Station, we strive to create an inclusive environment that cultivates the development and training of service members. Joint Base Charleston recognizes that the management of Unaccompanied Personnel Housing (UPH) facilities is critical to a service member’s development. UPH is a personal residence and we work to provide a modern, functional, well-maintained and comfortable home, as well as promote pride, professionalism and personal dignity. The Navy may still call them “barracks,” but dormitories and apartments are much more appropriate terms for the award-winning UPH units available on JB Charleston – Weapons Station.

UPH is provided for unaccompanied service members in the ranks of E-1 to E-3. Each service member is provided a private sleeping room, furnishings, bed linens and supplies required for comfortable living. (Room arrangements may vary depending on location.) Unaccompanied members in the rank ofE-4 (with more than three years of service) and above are authorized to reside in the local community. Permanent party personnel at the Weapons Station live in two-bedroom furnished units that include fully equipped kitchens, and washers and dryers. Also provided are a lounge, a basketball court and picnic areas with gazebos. The UPH Office and residents’ lounge are located at 1 Mahan Circle.

Restrictions at JB Charleston – Weapons Station include but are not limited to no pets, weapons, smoking or overnight visitors. Upon check-in, residents receive a detailed briefing on all UPH rules and regulations.

Planning Your Move

Prior to travel, arrange to meet your sponsor or someone from your unit upon your arrival at the gaining installation.

If you arrive on a business day during normal duty hours, have your sponsor escort you to the UPH Office. A dorm manager will take you through the process of checking you into your room, performing a move-in inspection, and checking inventory of the allotted furnishings and supplies.

E-1 to E-3 single personnel arriving on the weekend or after normal duty hours may contact after-hours duty personnel at 843-296-5039 and make arrangements to acquire a temporarily assigned hospitality room. All such personnel are required to report to the UPH office on the next duty day for inprocessing.

Assignment Procedures

Permanent party service members live on base in apartment-style housing units that were completely renovated and modernized in 2004. Enlisted members E-3 and below must live on base. Enlisted members E-4 and above, including officers, must contact the UPH office with regard to space-available housing.

As soon as you are notified of your assignment, contact your gaining unit and request to be assigned a sponsor. Your sponsor will be another military member assigned to your unit and will assist with your move. The sponsor or gaining unit must then contact the UPH office to notify them of your arrival date and work to secure you a dormitory room.

If advance notice is provided and dormitory spaces are available, your keys will be waiting for you.

NNPTC Students

All single students attending the yearlong NNPTC classes live in dormitories on the school complex. While completing the first phase of their training, enlisted students are assigned to a 2+2-style suite (two students sharing a bedroom, with four students sharing a common bathroom). Completed in 1998, the training complex includes six modern dormitories, a gymnasium, liberty center and a five-star military galley. Dormitory assignments are made by the school when students report to the command.

Additional Family Resources


Air Base Library

106 W. McCaw St., Building 215
Joint Base Charleston, SC 29404

Weapons Station Library

2316 Red Bank Road, Building 732
Joint Base Charleston – Weapons Station, SC 29445

The Joint Base Charleston Library System consists of two libraries: one on the Air Base and another on the Weapons Station. Together they serve active-duty members, reservists, retirees and their family members of the Joint Base community. Their mission is to provide mission-related, education and leisure information materials to customers in a timely and convenient manner. Both libraries offer a full range of services, programs and events for every patron. The Joint Base Charleston Libraries have more than 60,000 books for adults, teens and children, more than 7,000 audiobooks, more than 8,000 DVDs (including Blu-ray) and a circulating CD music collection. The libraries have CLEP and Dantes study materials, as well as more than 1,500 videogames for PlayStation, Xbox and Wii. Other library services include computers, leisure magazines and newspapers, interlibrary loan (borrowing books from other libraries for patrons), Wi-Fi, and free transport of materials to/from each library to a customers’ primary library. An online catalog is available at where you can look up items, place holds, and renew items. There is a book exchange for patrons just passing through and a typewriter. The libraries have color photocopiers and printing services for all Internet computers. The libraries offer a full range of programs for all customers, among them weekly toddler story hours at both libraries, free movie nights, quarterly teen nights and various other special programs to celebrate various holidays and important book/author milestones like Dr. Seuss’ Birthday, Star Wars Day, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Halloween, etc. In addition to the physical locations, Joint Base Charleston libraries have access to online research databases with more than 50,000 journals and newspapers, and several services are available for borrowing digital content including e-books, e-audiobooks and digital magazines for e-readers and smart phones. The library staff members are available to assist with access to digital resources purchased by Air Force, Navy, Army and Marine Corps library programs.

Family Centers

Joint Base Charleston Family Centers should be one of your first stops upon arrival; their programs and services will be an important resource for you and your family.

Airman & Family Readiness Center

104 E. Simpson St., Building 500
Joint Base Charleston - Air Base, SC 29404

Fleet and Family Support Center

1005 Jefferson Ave., Building 455
Joint Base Charleston – Weapon Station, SC 29445 843-794-7480

Deployment Support — Services include pre-deployment education briefings for deploying members and families; sustainment support services such as email connectivity, limited Skype opportunities, morale calls, applicable Air Force Aid Society and Navy and Marine Corps Relief Society programs, and return/reunion/reintegration support.

Relocation Assistance — Services include relocation workshops to help you prepare for a move; access to Plan My Move and the Military Installations Directory, Web-based information systems that provide in-depth information on worldwide installations and communities; a loan closet for temporary loan of needed/basic household items while awaiting household goods; and assistance with in-transit emergencies.

Personal Financial Management — Services are designed to address money management issues throughout a service member’s active-duty lifecycle and into retirement. Financial educational opportunities range from basic spending planning to long-term investing as well as training Command Financial Specialists.

Employment Assistance — Centers provide career planning classes, career counseling, local labor market information, employment trend tracking, skills and interest identification, job bank referrals, resources for self-employment and more.

Family Life Education — Services provides you with information and education to help you develop the resilience to navigate a mobile military lifestyle including parenting, healthy relationships and communication skills.

Information and Referral — Services can assist you in identifying specific needs and can help locate needed services and programs available on and off your installation.

Transition Assistance Program — Delivers world-class information, tools and training to prepare service members and their spouses for civilian life. Participants will gain the valuable skills and self-confidence necessary to be competitive and successful in the civilian workforce. Service members should start the transition process 24 months prior to retiring and 12 months prior to separation.

Exceptional Family Member Program — Services provide support to military family members with special needs. EFMP services include personnel, medical and educational family support services: information and referral, parent education, support groups, relocation assistance, respite care, financial management and special education resources in local schools.

School Liaison Officer — The School Liaison Office (SLO) serves as a conduit for school information and is the primary point of contact for public and private school matters. The SLO communicates information to allow families to advocate effectively for their children in the educational setting.

Casualty Assistance/Survivor Benefits Program — Office personnel assist families applying for benefits through the Office of Servicemembers’ Group Life Insurance, the Defense Finance and Accounting System and Veterans Affairs. They also counsel on the Survivors Benefit Plan and assist with setting up retirement checks through DFAS.

Navy Ombudsman and Air Force Key Spouse programs — Ombudsmen and Key Spouses are appointed representatives of the commanding officer who serve as a communication link between the commanding officer and family members. They are key resources for family members, providing peer-to-peer support. The Family Centers provide training and support to enhance the effectiveness of the Ombudsman and Key Spouse programs.

Volunteer Services Program — The Family Centers have a long history of using volunteers in service delivery. The Volunteer Services Program provides military service members and their families the opportunity to learn new skills in preparation for employment.

Legal Assistance

Joint Base Charleston – Air Base

Building 16000: 843-963-5502

Air Base: Legal consultations and wills are available by appointment noon to 2 p.m. and 8 to 10 a.m. Thursday.

Powers of attorney and notary are available 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday.

Naval Weapons Station: Legal Assistance is available as follows:

Walk-in legal consultation is available 8 to 11 a.m. Monday (arrive by 10:30 a.m.). Wills are done by appointment only noon to 2 p.m. Monday.

Legal consultation is available by appointment at the Naval Weapons Station in Building 206 from 8 to 11 a.m. Friday.

Notaries and powers of attorney are available 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday; and 8 to 11 a.m. Friday. The office is closed daily for lunch from 11 to noon.

For all legal assistance and will appointments contact the legal office at 843-963-5502 or 843-794-7500. For a referral to a civilian attorney, contact the Lawyer Referral Service at 800-868-2284.

Joint Base Charleston – Weapons Station

Naval Nuclear Power Training Command Legal Office, 843-794-8008: provides Command Services to the Commanding Officer and Limited Legal Assistance services (POAs) to Students and Staff of the Command. The office also will arrange to provide remote Defense Services through the Defense Service Office Mayport (904-270-5445) or Jacksonville (904-542-2565) for active-duty Navy personnel.

Legal Assistance Office, 843-794-7500: provides comprehensive Legal Assistance services to active-duty service members, reservists on active duty, retirees, and dependents of each of the aforementioned groups. The office also will arrange to provide remote Defense Services through the Defense Service Office Mayport (904-270-5445) or Jacksonville (904-542-2565) for active duty Navy personnel or through the Joint Base Charleston Area Defense Counsel Office (864-963-4417) for active-duty Air Force personnel.

Financial Services

Air Base: 843-963-4521

The 628th Comptroller Squadron provides accounting, finance, budget and cost-analysis support for the 628th Air Base Wing, the 437th Airlift Wing, the 315th Airlift Wing tenants and geographically separated units. The operating hours are 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday; and 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday.

Personnel Support Detachment

Weapons Station: 843-794-7431

The Personnel Support Detachment is open from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Appointments for special circumstances are also available.

Pet Care


Emergency Care: 843-744-3372

Hours: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday; Patients are seen by appointment only.

The Veterinary Treatment Facility provides animal care, as a service, to the pets of active-duty military, their dependents and retirees. The clinic offers vaccinations, heartworm prevention and flea-control products and will treat infectious diseases.


Joint Base Charleston – Air Base Chapel

107 Arthur Drive

After-duty hour emergencies only: 843-963-8400

Office hours: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday; 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday

Catholic Services

Mass: 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, and 9 a.m. Sunday

Confession on Saturdays starting at 2:30 pm

Protestant Services

Adult Sunday School: 9 a.m.

Sunday Evangelical Worship Service with Children’s Church: 10:30 a.m. Sunday

Various Bible Studies and Religious Education Programs at both chapels throughout the week.

Please call the chapel for times and locations.

For information on other faith groups, please call the chapel.

Joint Base Charleston – Weapons Station All Saints Chapel

2316 Red Bank Road, Suite 101
Goose Creek, SC 29445

Catholic Services

Mass: 11:30 a.m. Thursday and Sunday

Confession after Sunday Mass

Protestant Services

Protestant Worship Service: 10 a.m. Sunday

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