Joint Base Charleston has adjusted manning from Mission Critical to standard operations as of 6 a.m. Sept. 8th. Additionally, the process to allow base access to visitors will return to normal procedures that were established before COVID-19 measures were implemented. 


Members are encouraged to continue to practice COVID-19 prevention measures already in place including; proper hygiene, social distancing and wearing a mask. The following is the most recent mask guidance:








Please contact your health care provider if you develop symptoms consistent with COVID-19 such as fever, cough, or shortness of breath. 



To make an appointment to get vaccinated, please call 843-963-6880 


Joint Base Charleston rescinds Mission-Critical status



Please note the below information only applies to 628th Air Base Wing and 437th Airlift Wing personnel.

The commanders of the 628th Air Base Wing and 437th Airlift Wing have rescinded all previous local leave area memorandums. This means the "local area," previously defined as 350-mile radius from the members residence, is no longer in effect. All leave, including local leave, shall be coordinated and approved at the commander level in accordance with the Joint Travel Regulations (JTR), AFI 36-3003, and subordinate command policies.

Rescission of Local Leave Area Definition Memorandums

As COVID-19 continues, individuals may feel drained from adapting to the new normal. Isolation and disrupted routines can take a heavy toll mentally, which makes mental burnout a high possibility. Mental burnout is a state of emotional, physical, and mental exhaustion caused by excessive and prolonged stress. It occurs when you feel overwhelmed, and emotionally drained.

Here are a couple tips to help reduce mental fatigue to avoid burnout. Contact the Mental Health Clinic for more information:

Air Base: 843-963-6852
Naval Weapons Station: 843-794-6450