NEWS | June 20, 2020

Joint Base Charleston Available Services (Updated 20 June 2020)

By Joint Base Charleston Public Affairs Joint Base Charleston Public Affairs

Due to a recent increase in positive COVID-19 cases across the state and in the Charleston area, Joint Base leadership is reassessing the availability of services on the installation. As a result, the installation Child and Youth Programs (CDCs and Youth Centers), AAFES Barber shop, Stylique Salon and the installation libraries will not open on June 22, 2020 as previously announced. Additionally, the Air Base Dining Facility will cease dine-in services effective June 20, 2020. Please see the listing below for the availability of all other Joint Base Services.

 

(Updated 20 Jun 20)

 

Mission Critical members are defined as military members and their dependents, base residents, mission critical government civilians, and mission critical contractors.

Note:  In accordance with DoD policy, “all individuals on DoD property, installations and facilities will wear cloth face coverings when they cannot maintain six feet of social distance in public areas or work centers.” 

Effective 4 June the support functions and activities below will resume with the following modifications:

  • Commissaries and Exchanges – open normal hours to all eligible patrons  

           ***DECA requires face coverings in all Commissary facilities***

  • AAFES Food Services  open normal hours to all eligible patrons - continued carry-out services with reintroduction of limited dine-in seating
  • AAFES Charley’s: Mon-Sat 1000-1500; Sun Closed
  • AAFES Subway: Mon-Sat 0900-1500; Sun 1100-1500
  • NEX Food Services open normal hours to all eligible patronscontinued carry-out services
  • NEX Wayback Burger:  1100-2100 daily
  • NEX Subway:  0800-2200 Mon-Sat; 0900-2200 Sun
  • NEX Panda Express: 1000-2100 Daily
  • NEX Blimpie:  0930-2000 daily thru 8 Jun; 9 Jun 24hr service resumes
  • NEX CafĂ© at NPTU:  0600-1400 daily (carry-out services only)
  • NEX Bald Monkey:  1100-1800 Tue-Fri; 1100-1600 Sat-Sun
  • Unit PT (Mission Critical Only) – outdoor unit led PT is permitted with social distancing protocols
  • Base Pools – restricted to military members for fitness requirements (lap swim) and mission qualifications only
  • Air Base: TBD, pending mission need and staffing availability
  • Weapons Station: Tue-Fri 0500-0700; 1100-1300; 1700-1900 (hours may vary based on training needs)
  • Air Base Dining Facility (Mission Critical Only) – continued carry-out services
  • Monday - Friday
    • Breakfast: 0600 - 0900
    • Lunch: 1030 - 1330
    • Dinner: 1630 - 1830
    • Grab & Go: 0900 - 1030 & 1330 - 1630
    • Midnight Meal: 2300 – 0100
  • Weekends/Holidays
    • Breakfast: 0630 - 0830
    • Lunch: 1030 - 1330
    • Dinner: 1630 - 1830
    • Grab & Go: 0830 - 1030 & 1330 - 1630
    • Midnight Meal: 2300 – 0030

 

  • Weapons Station Galley (eligible patrons) – continue normal operations
  • Parks/Picnic Areas (Mission Critical Only) – family use or groups not exceeding 10 people permitted;  playgrounds remain closed
  • Basketball courts (Mission Critical Only) – outdoor courts available for family use or groups not exceeding 10 people; basketballs shall not be shared
  • Tennis courts (Mission Critical Only) – available for family use or groups not exceeding 10 people; tennis balls/racquets shall not be shared

    Effective 8 June the support functions and activities below will resume with the following modifications:

  • Military and Family Readiness Center - continued virtual services; in-person appointments as needed
    • Appointment line: 843-963-8883
  • Hunt privatized housing maintenance - routine maintenance services returned.
  • Mon-Fri 0700-1600 – Note:  doors will be locked to office, ring doorbell for service
  • Balfour Beatty privatized housing - routine maintenance services resumed
  • Office hours:  Mon-Fri 0730-1630
  • Air Base and Weapons Station FAMCAMPs (Mission Critical Only) – open for new reservations; public areas remain closed
  • Air Base: Mon-Fri 0900-1700 – call (843) 963-1672 or 1732 for reservations
  • Weapons Station: Mon-Fri 1100-1700 - call (843) 794-2120 for reservations
  • Short Stay Recreation Area – FAMCAMP only reopening at this time.
  • Mon-Fri 0800-1700 - call (843) 743-2608 for reservations
  • Outdoor Recreation Rentals (eligible Mission Critical Only) – rentals only; no programs or trips scheduled
  • Air Base: Mon-Fri 0900-1700
  • Weapons Station: Mon-Fri 1100-1700

Effective 10 June the support functions and activities below will resume with the following modifications:

  • Auto Skills Center (eligible Mission Critical patrons on weekdays/all eligible patrons on weekends) - reopen with strict disinfection procedures
  • Wed-Fri 0900-2000; Sat 0800-2000

 

  • Air Base and Weapons Station Bowling Center Snack Bars (Mission Critical Only) - open for food services only, no bowling allowed
  • Air Base Mon-Fri 0630-0800; 1100-1330
  • Weapons Station: Mon-Fri 1100-1300

Additional support activities listed below will resume on the dates indicated with the following limitations:

  • 13 June – Golf Courses - (all eligible patrons)
  • Normal golf operations daily for both Air Base and Weapons Station; 0700-1800
  • Air Base Snack Bar:  0700-0800; 1100-1300 - carry-out services only (grab and go available after hours)
  • Weapons Station Snack Bar: 0700-0800; 1100-1300 - carry-out services only (grab and go available after hours)

Effective 17 June the support functions and activities below will resume with the following modifications:

  • Fitness Centers – (military members only (AD, Guard and Reserve) – showers/locker rooms remain closed per AF Guidance)
    • Air Base Fitness Center – Mon-Fri 0600-2000; Closed weekends
    • Sam’s Fitness Center – Mon-Fri 0600-1800; Closed weekends
    • Eastside Fitness Center – Closed
  • AAFES Services (All eligible patrons)
    • Vista Optical Shop – Mon – Fri 1000-1800; Sat 1000-1600; Sun Closed

      Effective 20 June the support functions and activities below will resume with the following modifications:

  • Motorcycle Safety Course - (all eligible patrons)
    • Register on ESAMS or through your motorcycle safety rep