Garrison Support

Command Section

Provide command, administrative, and managerial control over all training site functions through primary staff directorates, special staff sections and tenant organization commanders and supervisors while maintaining close interaction with community and civic leaders and activities.



Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment is a customer service organization, which provides services to Soldiers and their families to include: command and control, administrative control, training requirements, food service assistance, unit supply assistance, annual training assistance, and Inactive Duty Training assistance for CSJFTC Soldiers.

Directorate of Personnel and Community Activities (DPCA)

The Directorate of Personnel and Community Activities (DPCA) serves as Human Resources Coordinator/Administrator for Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center (CSJFTC). Specific areas of responsibility involve management of personnel sys­tems to include DEERS/RAPIDS. The DPCA is the administrator responsible for implementing procedures and systems to provide community support services to Soldiers, Family Members, Civilian Employees, and Retirees. These services include a Family Assistance Center (FAC), Mili­tary & Family Life Consultants (MFLAC), an Education Center, Army Career and Alumni Program (ACAP), a Veterans Affairs (VA) representative, and a Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention (SHARP) Counselor. Resources and information coordinated and available through the assets listed above in­clude financial counseling, exceptional family member, moving, deployment, employment, family matters, emergency relief, and survivor outreach.

Directorate of Logistics (DOL)

The Directorate of Logistics (DOL) is a customer service organization, which provides and coordinates a variety of logistical services to support units conducting weekend and annual training.  The DOL operates a Troop Issue Subsistence Activity (TISA), Post Central Supply (PCS) Warehouse, Bulk Fuel Storage and Distribution Facility, an Ammunition Supply Point (ASP) and maintains the installation property book.  We stand ready to assist in meeting your logistical needs.


Directorate of Public Works (DPW)

DPW provides garrison/facility general engineering, primarily maintenance, minor construction and utilities support to all permanent party, transient units and tenant activities conducting operations and training for Federal and State missions. DPW provides overall responsibility for housing and billeting, 24/7 emergency services fire protection and prevention. DPW provides limited environmental engineering services in coordination with the Environmental Officer. DPW is responsible for reporting, investigating, and overseeing the cleanup of both fire and hazardous material incidents. DPW operates primarily with funding from the MSARNG facilities program (CFMO).

D.A. Photo Lab

The D.A. Photo Lab at CSJFTC is located at building 6519. To schedule an appointment, please visit the following website, or you may contact the studio directly for additional information.


The mission of the CSJFTC Safety Office is to provide technical advice to the CSJFTC command and tenant units as needed in all safety related matters while managing the operation of the Safety Office and its programs. This includes ensuring distribution of safety related Army Regulations, Department of Defense Instructions, Department of the Army Pamphlets and corresponding National Guard publications are adhered to and executed as required. The safety office is responsible for the inspections of all buildings and facilities in accordance with current regulations and standards. The Safety Office ensures the compliance of Risk Assessments while monitoring and collecting accident and incident information to detect trends within post activities. The Safety mission continues through teaching safety by conducting mobilization and demobilization briefings and conducting Safety information presentations know as "Safety Thursday". These presentations are normally scheduled on the last Thursday of every month and resourced with local and national safety professionals. The Safety Office conducts a Motorcycle Basic Rider and Experienced Rider safety course, offered monthly to assist Soldiers in meeting the DOD motorcycle rider requirements.

DPCA Education Center

The Camp Shelby Ed­ucation Center is a fully operational Army Continuing Education System (ACES) site and offers a full range of education programs and services. Academic and vocational counseling services are provided to Soldiers, family and community members on a walk-in or appointment basis. College programs and tuition assistance is provided through GoArmyEd, “The Army’s Virtual Gateway to Education – Anytime, Anywhere.” Soldiers and family members are provided with assistance in making application for all chap­ters of their GI BILL Benefits. Soldiers serving at Camp Shelby are provided with the full range of Army Personnel Testing (APT) to include Defense Language Proficiency Testing (DLPT), Col­lege credit testing is offered through the Defense Activity for Non-traditional Education Service (DANTES), Testing services offer Interest Inventory testing for our Soldiers and Family Mem­bers to assist in the career decision making process. Soldiers re­quiring assistance with mathematics and language components have access to online services. Soldiers demobilizing are briefed on education benefits and services. Mobilizing Soldiers are pro­vided the opportunity to establish and education record through “GoArmyEd” in the event deployed mission requirements allow online college class participation. Deployed Soldiers are pro­vided with a Camp Shelby Education Center POC for assistance with any GoArmyEd issues during deployment.

Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization and Security (DPTMS)

The DPTMS is the gatekeeper for all scheduling, ARNGTS-Shelby unit orders processing and tracking to training activities of all units on Camp Shelby. DPTMS provides ranges and training areas to meet the requirements of training Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines. DPTMS supports commanders by providing the institutional knowledge necessary to assist unit planners in planning and executing required training. DPTMS also provides Anti-Terrorism and Force Protection support utilizing a combination of a dedicated Provost Marshal’s Office and a Security office to provide 24/7 security and control of forces at Camp Shelby.

Directorate of Information Management (DOIM)

The DOIM at Camp Shelby provides information technology support in the areas of automation, networking and telecommunications to tenant activities and units training at Camp Shelby. The DOIM works with Command and DPW to plan and support necessary automation infrastructure upgrades as required.

Directorate of Resource Management (DRM)

The Office of the Directorate of Resource Management (DRM) provides financial stewardship and managerial functions necessary to provide command and control of installation resources for program sustainment. Objectives include, but are not limited to (1) Managing MOA/MOUs, (2) providing cost estimates or POC's for units training at the installation, (3) overseeing the MWR facilities and personnel on the installation, and (4) acting as the POC for Annual Training MWR funds.               

Environmental Office

The mission of the Environmental Office is to accomplish the military mission while conserving, protecting, and preserving our natural and cultural resources. Proper environmental management and stewardship are not only necessary to comply with federal, state and local regulations, but by integrating environmental considerations into all activities, allocating resources and training, and minimizing waste generation, they serve as a first line defense for the future of the mission training.

Joint Force Headquarters Mississippi National Guard-J4

Provide those functions of a G4 and Directorate of Logistics for all units and activities of the MSARNG concerning supply, services, transportation, and maintenance functions. Provide supervisory oversight to all ground maintenance shops of the state, i.e. MATES and RSMS, CONSOLIDATED CLASS IX ACTIVITY.

Provide Class IX support (ground) to all units and maintenance activities of the MS Army National Guard. Class IX support is exclusive of an 840 line Authorized Stockage List (ASL), Integrated Sustainment Maintenance (ISM) support, Class IX Turn-in, Class IX status, and Class IX reconciliation support as authorized by the Adjutant General.

Revised: 7/27/2015 5:46