first_imgDININGAir BaseGaylor Dining FacilityBuilding 468, 211 N. Davis Drive 843-963-3590Globemaster Grill (Wrenwoods Golf Course)Building 601, 100 Cusabee Trail 843-963-1840Rookies Sports Grill (Charleston Club)Building 325, 100 W. Hill Blvd. 843-963-3922Snack Bar (Starlifter Lanes Bowling Center)Building 214, 106 W. McCaw St. 843-963-3316Starbucks (Charleston Club)Building 325, 100 W. Hill Blvd. 843-963-3914Weapons StationDive Bar & GrillBuilding 1680, Fletcher Street 843-794-4238Fairway Grill (Redbank Plantation Golf Course)Building 290, West Old Tom Road 843-794-7828GalleyBuilding 2409 843-794-8215Redbank ClubBuilding 942,2316 Red Bank Road 843-794-7797Snack Bar (Marrington Bowling Center)Building 784, Fletcher Street 843-794-7235For hours, menus and special event information, visit www.jbcharleston.com and click on selections under the “Dining” tab.EDUCATIONAir Base Education CenterBuilding 221,101 W. Hill Blvd. 843-963-4575www.jbcharleston.com/education/education-centerThe air base’s education center supports active-duty members, reservists, National Guard personnel, dependents and civilians who are pursuing higher education degrees and certifications. The center also assists those attending the Community College of the Air Force and provides guidance on commissioning programs. Representatives from Park University, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and Southern Illinois University are available to discuss higher education opportunities.Navy College Programwww.navycollege.navy.milThe Navy College Program provides sailors with opportunities to earn college degrees through a variety of options. The program’s mission is to provide continual academic support to sailors while they pursue a college degree, regardless of their location or duty station.The Navy College Program is now fully virtual. Use the self-service Navy College Program website to access information about college education and other programs available to those in the Navy. The site can also help you connect with counselors who can help you explore your options and find what’s best for you.Professional Enhancement Centerwww.jbcharleston.com/professional-enhancement-centerThe air base’s Professional Enhancement Center is the focal point for basic enlisted career advice and all professional development. The center guides airmen, officers and civilians in their professional development by offering professional development courses in leadership, communication, team building and professional writing, as well as speech and math CLEP-prep classes. The center mentors individuals in their career paths to help them make informed career-based decisions.FAMILY SUPPORTAirman & Family Readiness Center (Air Base)Building 500, 104 E. Simpson St. 843-963-4406Fleet & Family Support Center (Weapons Station)Building 755, 1005 Jefferson Ave. 843-794-7480www.jbcharleston.com/youth-family/military-family-support-2The Military & Family Support team is staffed at two centers: the Airman & Family Readiness Center at the air base and the Fleet & Family Support Center at the weapons station. The centers are one-stop information and referral centers that are the cornerstone of the Joint Base Charleston family support system, helping service members and their families enhance their readiness and adapt to the Air Force and Navy way of life. Key programs and services include deployment support, relocation assistance, personal financial management, employment assistance, family life education, transition assistance, the Exceptional Family Member Program, the school liaison, casualty assistance, volunteering and more.Child Development CentersAir BaseBuilding 227,1654 E. Jackson Drive 843-963-4366Weapons StationBuilding 1693, 201 Von Steuben St. 843-794-7408www.jbcharleston.com/youth-family/ab-child-development-centerJoint Base Charleston child development centers are certified by the Department of Defense and are nationally accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children. Each program strives to provide a safe and nurturing environment for children 6 weeks to 5 years of age and 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.Eligible patrons include active-duty military personnel, DOD civilian employees, reservists 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. Fees are based on total family income. To request care, visit www.MilitaryChildCare.com.Exceptional Family Member ProgramAir BaseBuilding 500, 104 E. Simpson St. 843-963-4406Weapons StationBuilding 755, 1005 Jefferson Ave. 843-794-7480www.jbcharleston.com/youth-family/military-family-support-2This program provides special-needs families with information and referral services.Family Child Care2373 White Circle 843-963-2546www.jbcharleston.com/youth-family/family-child-careFamily Child Care provides an alternative to child development center care for families that need evening or weekend care, care during swing and midnight shifts, or care for infants, school-age children or children with special needs.The program also offers an opportunity for spouses to contribute to the family income while caring for their own children.FCC providers are well-trained, they and their family members undergo a thorough background check and their homes are inspected for fire safety, health, safety and other requirements. In addition, their homes are monitored on a regular basis by the program staff.Call or visit the air base’s Family Child Care office for more information.School LiaisonAir BaseBuilding 500, 104 E. Simpson St. 843-963-4406Weapons StationBuilding 755, 1005 Jefferson Ave. 843-794-7480www.jbcharleston.com/youth-family/military-family-support-2The school liaison is the connection between Joint Base Charleston families and private and public schools. The liaison provides support to service members during all stages of transition and deployment to ensure children receive every opportunity for quality education.Youth ProgramsAir BaseBuilding 1993,2451 N. O’Neal Ave. 843-963-5684Weapons StationBuilding 788, Chapel Drive 843-794-7809www.jbcharleston.com/youth-family/youth-programs-2Joint Base Charleston Youth Programs offer a variety of recreational, educational and sports programs for youth 5 to 18 years of age.School Age Programs offer care before and after school and during school holidays, teacher in-service days and school vacations for elementary and middle school students. The program provides age-appropriate activities through the 4-H and Boys & Girls Clubs of America curricula. The program helps students build life skills, explore creative arts and develop healthy lifestyles. Transportation is offered at select schools in the North Charleston and Goose Creek area.The Open Rec and Teen Program offers activities for preteens and teens. Activities include lock-ins, dances, field trips, health and fitness activities, college and career preparation, and leadership opportunities.Sports programs for youth 4 to 12 years of age help children and youth develop the fundamental skills for each sport and instill sportsmanship qualities.The Youth Sponsorship Program assists youth with transitioning to or from Joint Base Charleston, connecting students with a fellow student at their destination base.Other programs include instructional classes for interests like martial arts and dance. For a full list of youth activities at Joint Base Charleston, visit the website.FINANCIAL SERVICESAir BaseHeritage Trust Federal Credit Union2375 White Circle 843-832-2700www.heritagetrust.orgWeapons StationBayer Heritage Federal Credit Union309 N. Goose Creek Blvd. 843-820-6070www.bayerhfcu.comLEGAL SERVICESLegal AssistanceAir Base102 E. Hill Blvd. 843-963-5502Weapons StationBuilding 84, 2316 Red Bank Road 843-963-5502Legal services are provided to active-duty members, active Guard and reserve members, retirees and dependents. Civilian personnel and contractors who are deploying are eligible for wills and powers of attorney.The legal offices can provide assistance with wills, powers of attorney and notarization. The offices can also advise service members on a variety of topics, including adoptions, divorce and separation, immigration, landlord-tenant issues, personal finances and debt, taxes and the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act.Visit the Air Force Legal Assistance website at https://aflegalassistance.law.af.mil to review basic information on legal assistance topics that commonly affect military members and to fill out online legal worksheets prior to a visit to the air base legal office for expedited service.LIBRARYAir BaseBuilding 215,102 E. Hill Blvd. 843-963-3320Weapons StationBuilding 732,2316 Red Bank Road 843-794-7900www.jbcharleston.com/libraryThe Joint Base Charleston library is composed of two branches: the main air base branch and the weapons station branch. It offers a full range of services for all patrons.RECREATIONFor information about the recreational programs at Joint Base Charleston, visit the Joint Base Charleston Force Support Squadron online at www.jbcharleston.com.AquaticsAir Base 843-963-1672www.jbcharlestonorc.com/poolWeapons StationBoone Avenue 843-794-4092www.fb.com/jbcnewwavepoolThe air base’s pool is open Memorial Day weekend through mid-August for swim lessons, lap swim and community use. Visit the pool’s webpage for information about hours, passes and more.The weapons station’s New Wave Pool is open Memorial Day through mid-August as well. The pool’s programs include youth and adult swim lessons, lap swimming, special parties and more. Amenities include two diving boards, a 35-foot slide, a climbing wall and hot showers. Families will also enjoy the baby pool and shaded break area with tables. For more information about passes and hours, visit the website.Auto Skills CenterWeapons Station776 Fletcher St. 843-794-7752www.jbcharleston.com/recreation/auto-skills-centerWhether you’re a do-it-yourselfer or depend on the help of a skilled automotive professional for vehicle maintenance and repair, the Auto Skills Center has everything you need to make car problems things of the past. The center offers full computer diagnostic services, full automotive air conditioning services, wheel balancing, oil and filter changes, brake services, fuel systems cleaning, batteries and electrical systems checks, and more. Need a part that’s not in stock? The center will order it and have it delivered.Bowling CentersAir BaseBuilding 214,106 W. McCaw St. 843-963-3315www.jbcharleston.com/dining-facilities/starlifter-lanes-bowling-centerWeapons Station784 Fletcher St. 843-794-7235www.jbcharleston.com/recreation/marrington-bowling-centerStrike up some family-friendly fun at the air base’s Starlifter Lanes or the weapons station’s Marrington Bowling Center. The centers offer state-of-the-art lanes and scoring equipment, full-service pro shops, snack bars and bingo programs.Fitness CentersAir BaseBuilding 225,205 W. Hill Blvd. 843-963-3347www.jbcharleston.com/recreation/fitness-sports-centerWeapons StationBuilding 708,244 Jefferson Ave. 843-794-4173Red Bank Road,next to officer housing 843-794-7102www.jbcharleston.com/recreation/ws-fitness-sportsThe air base’s Charleston Fitness and Sports Center offers the latest in exercise equipment and programs. The center has more than 100 pieces of cardiovascular exercise equipment, free weights, functional strength training areas, and outdoor softball, football, basketball and tennis facilities. Fitness classes are also available. The center has information about the intramural sports program and maps of base exercise trails as well.Sam’s Fitness Center at the weapons station features cardio equipment, selectorized weight machines, functional fitness equipment and free weights. The center has racquetball, wallyball, basketball and volleyball courts. Fitness classes and intramural sports programs are available.The weapons station also has a fully equipped satellite facility, the Eastside Wellness Center, on Red Bank Road. This facility includes free weight, selectorized and cardio equipment. The center offers 24-hour access after authorized enrollment.Framing, Engraving and GiftsAir BaseBuilding 647,101 Scarton Lane 843-963-1936www.jbcframeandengrave.comSpecialists in custom framing and engraving, the shop’s trained and experienced staff will assist you in choosing the molding, matting and layout for your framed item. There are hundreds of frames and mat samples to choose from. Whether for retirements, going-away presents, wedding party gifts or other occasions, the shop can provide outstanding service at reasonable prices. Don’t see what you want in stock? Bring in a picture or idea and they will work with you on the graphic design and layout of shadowboxes, glassware, specialty framing and more.Golf CoursesAir Base100 Kiawah Loop 843-963-1833Weapons StationBuilding 290,West Old Tom Road 843-794-7828www.jbcharlestongolf.comWrenwoods Golf Course is a world-class course sculpted from 200 acres within the gates of the air base. As both the namesake of the state bird as well as a nod to the many native Southern pines found throughout South Carolina, Wrenwoods supports an abundant wildlife population that provides the perfect backdrop for a serene golf setting. The course was designed by George Cobb in 1966, and remains true to his philosophy of “providing a good-time atmosphere.”At the weapons station, Redbank Plantation Golf Course is set amid the serenity of 125 acres of rolling, lush terrain. Huge oaks and bountiful wildlife surround you in this challenging course set within natural marshland.Both courses offer clubhouses, grills, pro shops, PGA instruction, practice greens and leagues. Visit the website for information on fees, events and more.Movie TheaterWeapons StationBuilding 71,Red Bank Road 843-794-2120www.jbcharleston.com/recreation/movie-theatersThe weapons station’s Cinema One theater often features free movies on Friday, Saturday and Sunday throughout the year. The theater opens a half-hour before showtime and offers concessions. Check the website for current movie listings.Outdoor RecreationAir BaseBuilding 647,101 Scarton Lane 843-963-1672www.jbcharlestonorc.comWeapons StationBuilding 1700,1956 Fletcher St. 843-794-2120www.jbcharleston.com/outdoor-adventure-centerThe air base’s Outdoor Recreation Center and the weapons station’s Outdoor Adventure Center offer outdoor recreation programs, family camping and recreational lodging facilities, discount ticket services, equipment rentals and more. Equipment rentals at each center include camping gear, boating gear and other recreation items.At the air base’s center, get information about the base’s skeet and trap range, paintball field, swimming pool and family camping. At the weapons station’s center, hunting and fishing licenses and the required station permits are available for purchase. The center also has information on the station’s Foster Creek Recreational Lodging as well as the Marrington Plantation and its stables, picnic pavilions and multiuse trail system.For more information on the centers and their programs, visit the websites.Single Service Member ProgramsAir BaseBuilding 647,101 Scarton Lane 843-963-1672www.jbcharleston.com/recreation/single-airman-initiative-saiWeapons StationBuilding 2401 843-296-3942www.jbcharleston.com/recreation/liberty-programThe Single Airman Initiative at the air base and the Liberty Program at the weapons station provides single and unaccompanied airmen and sailors ages 18 to 25 off-duty programming and social activities. Free or reduced-priced programming offers high-adventure activities, like skydiving, zip lining, whitewater rafting, fishing, hiking, horseback riding and jet skiing.The weapons station also features the Liberty Lounge, a free recreational facility in the Bowman Center at the Naval Nuclear Power Training Command. The lounge features video games, pool and pingpong tables, computers with free internet access, a soundproof recording studio and more.Tickets and Travel ServicesAir BaseBuilding 647,101 Scarton Lane 843-963-1672www.jbcharlestonorc.com/ticketsWeapons StationBuilding 1700,1956 Fletcher St. 843-794-2122www.jbcharleston.com/outdoor-adventure-centerTravel services are available in the air base’s Outdoor Recreation Center and the weapons station’s Outdoor Adventure Center. Get discount tickets to area attractions, as well as many attractions throughout the southeast, including Disney World and Universal Studios. Whatever travel destinations you seek, the travel staff can help you plan your trips with assistance with airline tickets, hotels, rental cars and even cruises.SHOPPINGCOMMISSARIESAir BaseBuilding 1991,103 Lawson Drive 843-963-7469Weapons StationBuilding 764,1797 Red Bank Road 843-794-2020www.commissaries.comSave your hard-earned dollars when shopping for groceries at the commissaries.EXCHANGESThe exchanges want to be your first choice for shopping. They offer a price-match program that guarantees the lowest prices in town. Hours for services outside the main exchanges vary, so call or visit the website for detailed information.Air BaseBuilding 1990, 101 Lawson Drive 843-552-5000www.shopmyexchange.comFood CourtBurger King 843-552-9415Charleys Philly Steaks 843-552-9415Subway 843-552-9415ServicesAlterations 843-760-6635Barbershop 843-552-4880Beauty Salon 843-552-0812GNC 843-552-0893Laundry and Dry Cleaners 843-408-0441Military Clothing Store 843-552-8606Mobile Center 843-297-8253Optical Shop 843-552-1139UPS Store 843-641-7002/7003Other Air Base FacilitiesExpress, Building 1951 843-760-1557Weapons StationBuilding 706,1765 Red Bank Road 843-794-7042www.mynavyexchange.comServicesBarbershop 843-794-7755Electronics 843-794-7042, ext. 26Flower Shop 843-794-7042, ext. 36Garden Shop 843-794-7042, ext. 40Jewelry and Fragrances 843-794-7042, ext. 31Package Store 843-794-7042, ext. 30Personalized Services 843-794-7042, ext. 36Western Union 843-794-7042, ext. 36Other Weapons Station FacilitiesAutoport Retail, Building 724 843-794-7573Barbershop, NNPTC 843-794-7116Charleston Student Store, 140 Fletcher St. 843-794-7735Gas Lanes, Building 348 775-426-2583Uniform Shop, Building 1700 843-794-2113last_img

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