Joint Base Charleston


Joint Base Announcements

Heat Stress Monitoring


  • Heat stress monitoring for the installation began on May 1 and continues through Sept. 30. This timeframe can change based on seasonal variations. The Naval Health Clinic Charleston monitors heat stress conditions on the Naval Weapons Station and the 628th Medical Group monitors heat stress conditions for the Air Base. Telephone hotlines have been established for both the Air Base at 843-963-0007 and Naval Weapons Station at 843-794-6767 for personnel to obtain up-to-date information about the current heat stress flag conditions for both the Air Base and Weapons Station Monday through Friday. Weekend heat stress flag conditions can be obtained by contacting the Command Post at 843-963-8400. Heat stress flag announcements are disseminated via AtHOC and are displayed at various locations throughout the installation. Units are encouraged to adhere to outdoor work/rest cycles outlined in Air Force Instruction 48-151, Thermal Injury Prevention Program and Office of the Chief of Naval Operations Instruction 5100.19, Naval Safety and Occupational Health (SOH) Program Manual. For questions concerning this announcement, please contact the 628th AMDS Bioenvironmental Engineering at 843-963-6289 or the Naval Health Clinic's Preventive Medicine Department at 843-794-6560.    

ID DEERS/RAPIDS Station Holiday Closure

  • The ID DEERS/RAPIDS station at BLDG 206 and 731: Due to the upcoming 4th of July Holiday, both stations will be closed on the 5th and 6th of July.
SAPR Volunteer Victim Advocate Course    
  • What: JB Charleston SAPR office will be holding a 40-hour Volunteer Victim Advocate Course to aide in the healing of those impacted by sevual assault and to address the issues of secual assault thorugh awareness, prevention, advocacy and training. To qualify for the VVA program, you must be a GS-07 (appropriate fund) or higher, E-4 or higher (at least 21 years of age) or a minimum of O-2 for officers. Officers who are an O-1 and prior enlisted are also eligible. Your security clearance (secret or higher) MUST HAVE been completed between 2014 – present in order to qualify as a VVA due to current policy stipulations.
  • Where: SAPR Office
  • When: July 23-27
  • Other Info: If you are interested please contact the SARC, Dr. Mamie Futrell at 963-7880 or no later than 28 June 2018 to obtain an application and schedule an interview. Please note that there are a limited number of spaces so please apply early!

Air Force Association: Airmen for Life Professional Development Event

  • What: JB Charleston in conjunction with the Air Force Association will be hosting an Airmen professional development event featuring former Air Force Vice Chief of Staff and current AFA President, Gen. Larry Spencer, as well as CMSAF James Roy, USAF Ret., and CMSgt Jan Adams, USAF Ret. Complimentary and open to ALL total force airmen.  
  • Where: JB Charleston Club  
  • When: June 25 @ 1:00 -3:00 p.m.

DPMAP 101 Training

  • What: Training for new civilian supervisors or at least new to using DPMAP as the tool to create a performance plan, evaluate, and appraise their civilian employees.\
  • Where: Bldg. 610 Auditorium   307 N. Graves Ave, JB Charleston, SC 29404-4905
  • When: 27 June @ 1300
  • Other info: Sign up here:

2018 Joint Base Charleston Air Force Ball


  • What: Joint Base Charleston Leadership cordially invites you to the Air Force Ball celebrating 71 years of Air Force heritage.
  • Where: Charleston Convention Center: 5000 Coliseum Dr. North Charleston, SC 29418
  • When: Saturday, Sept. 8th @ 6:00 p.m
  • Other Info: RSVP HERE:

Joint Base Charleston Football Club (Facebook Page: JB Charleston FC)

  • What: Joint Base Charleston is forming an off base soccer club and are hosting tryouts sponsored by the Charleston Battery. The roughly 20-26 individuals that are selected for the varsity team will apply for PTDY to compete at the Annual Defender’s Cup National Military Soccer Tournament hosted at JBSA-Lackland. ALL teams will compete locally in Charleston at whatever level is deemed appropriate for each team by the coaching staffs. All players that attend tryouts will be invited to attend the Charleston Battery's 11 July home game for free. All Active, Guard, Reserve, DOD Civilians, and Dependents over 18 are eligible for the Defender's Cup, and anyone affiliated with the JB Charleston is welcome to join for our Thursday/Saturday sessions and for competition in the local area.
  • Where: Regular Thursday/ Saturday sessions: Field behind the BX and Children’s center          Varsity tryouts: MUSC Health Stadium
  • When: Regular Thursday session: 1800     Saturday Session: 1600   Varsity Tryouts: 6 July 1800-2000; 7 July 1000-1200; 8 July 1600-1800; 9 July 1800-2000
  • Other Info: Contact SSgt Corey Friend for more info at or (719)-210-8566







Mr. Louis B. Myers, a 437th MXS employee has been approved to receive leave

donations through the Voluntary Leave Transfer Program (VLTP) due to a

medical emergency.

Ms. Donna Leggette, 628 Security Forces Squadron, Joint Base Charleston, is in need of

leave due to a medical condition. She is currently under a doctor's care.



The VLTP allows an employee who has a medical emergency and is without availability of paid leave, to receive transferred annual leave, directly from other employees with the concurrence of the respective management officials.

If any civilians would like to donate any annual leave, even if it is one hour, it would be helpful and appreciated.

To donate annual leave (sick leave cannot be donated) you should submit a voluntary, non-revocable request on OPM Form 630-A. This form is available at, and also Leave Donation Form.pdf?ver=2017-03-16-081751-237.  The completed form must be routed through your servicing Civilian Personnel Section to verify hours.  It can be faxed to 628 FSS/FSMCE, 963-4482, Attn: Kandi Marsh & Jeff Stell, emailed to, or hand delivered to Bldg. 503, room 121.