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NEWS | Oct. 3, 2015

Base Closure Guidance for October 6

Joint Base Charleston Public Affairs

JOINT BASE CHARLESTON, S.C. - Joint Base Charleston will resume normal operations effective Tuesday, October 6th.

All Child Development Centers and other Services/MWR facilities will be open. The Youth Centers will have a full day of programs since schools are closed.
Short Stay Recreation Area will remain closed until further notice.

Note that NPTU personnel must park in remote parking areas only.

All mission partner commands are advised to allow supervisors to grant liberal leave for civilian personnel and liberal liberty or leave for military personnel based on individual needs to meet their individual or family needs.

Personnel commuting to work tomorrow should travel with CAUTION, and allow extra commuting time due to road closures. If you are unable to come in due to localized flooding or other issues, please contact your supervisor. We ask that you use common sense when it comes to commuting and not to take any unnecessary risks. It's advisable to check the SC DOT's website ( for a list of closures throughout the LowCountry before personnel travel tomorrow to ensure the route is clear before traveling.

Please be advised, Old Tom Road on the Naval Weapons Station is off limits to POVs because of tidal flooding. Club House Road is also closed on the Weapons Station. Additionally, Rivers Gate on the Air Base is open for incoming traffic only, and please use caution because of water residue.

Drive safe! Please do not take any unnecessary risks and use common sense