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JOINT BASE CHARLESTON

Joint Base Charleston is one of 12 DoD Joint Bases, hosting over 60 DoD and Federal agencies and delivering installation support to a total force of over 90,000 across four installations.

Employment: 50,303
Labor Income: $3.6 billion
Economic Output: $8.7 billion

FORT JACKSON

As the U.S. Army’s main production center for Basic Combat Training, Fort Jackson trains 50 percent of the Army’s Basic Combat Training load and 60 percent of the women entering the Army each year.

Employment: 20,021
Labor Income: $1.1 billion
Economic Output: $2.3 billion

SHAW AIR FORCE BASE

Shaw Air Force Base is home of the 20th Fighter Wing, the Air Force's largest combat F-16 wing.

Employment: 13,988
Labor Income: $1 billion
Economic Output: $2.1 billion

MCAS BEAUFORT

Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, home of the Marine Corps' Atlantic Coast fixed-wing, fighter-attack aircraft assets, is among the U.S. military's most important and historically colorful installations.

Employment: 7,253
Labor Income: $373.5 million
Economic Output: $787 million

MCRD PARRIS ISLAND

The Marine Corps Recruit Depot at Parris Island has trained enlisted males since 1915, and enlisted females since 1949. Marines have trained on the Depot during each major conflict of the 20th and 21st century.

Employment: 6,130
Labor Income: $344.3 million
Economic Output: $739.8 million

NAVAL HOSPITAL BEAUFORT

In operation since 1949, Naval Hospital Beaufort consists of the hospital and two Branch Health Clinics -- one at MCRD Parris Island, and the other at MCAS Beaufort.

Employment: 1,519
Labor Income: $103.7 million
Economic Output: $217.4 million

ADDITIONAL MILITARY PRESENCE

SOUTH CAROLINA NATIONAL GUARD

The South Carolina Military Department includes the SC Army National Guard, SC Air National Guard and McEntire Joint National Guard Base, SC Emergency Management Division, SC Military Museum, and the SC State Guard.

Employment: 15,809
Labor Income: $429.9 million
Economic Output: $815.3 billion

USCG SECTOR CHARLESTON

The Coast Guard is the principal Federal agency responsible for maritime safety, security, and environmental stewardship in U.S. ports and waterways.

Employment: 1,340
Labor Income: $66.2 million
Economic Output: $150.7 million

REGIONAL REPRESENTATION

Charleston Region

Joint Base Charleston
U.S. Coast Guard
Army Corps of Engineers
Department of Defense Contracting Firms
Military Retirees and Veterans
Portions of the S.C. National Guard and U.S. Army Reserve

Midlands Region

Fort Jackson
McEntire Joint National Guard Base
Department of Defense Contracting Firms
Military Retirees and Veterans
Portions of the S.C. National Guard and U.S. Army Reserve

Upstate Region

Department of Defense Contracting Firms
Military Retirees and Veterans
Portions of the S.C. National Guard and U.S. Army Reserve

Sumter Region

Shaw Air Force Base
U.S. Army Central Command (ARCENT)
Department of Defense Contracting Firms
Military Retirees and Veterans
Portions of the S.C. National Guard and U.S. Army Reserve

Beaufort Region

Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Beaufort
Marine Corps Recruit Depot (MCRD) Parris Island
Naval Hospital Beaufort
Department of Defense Contracting Firms
Military Retirees and Veterans
Portions of the S.C. National Guard and U.S. Army Reserve

Grand Strand Region

Department of Defense Contracting Firms
Military Retirees and Veterans
Portions of the S.C. National Guard and U.S. Army Reserve

Rock Hill Region

Department of Defense Contracting Firms
Military Retirees and Veterans
Portions of the S.C. National Guard and U.S. Army Reserve

Pee Dee Region

Department of Defense Contracting Firms
Military Retirees and Veterans
Portions of the S.C. National Guard and U.S. Army Reserve

Aiken/North Augusta Region

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)
Department of Defense Contracting Firms
Military Retirees and Veterans
Portions of the S.C. National Guard and U.S. Army Reserve