Physical Security


Fred Vasquez

Mission Statement

To assist the Installation Commander and Director of Emergency Services in all aspects of physical security, crime prevention and force protection. This assistance is at a minimum to develop, coordinate, implement, and oversee physical security policies and procedures for mission assurance, in particular as it pertains to anti-terrorism; critical infrastructure protection; installation preparedness, and electronic security. Ultimately providing for the protection of all critical assets and personnel and ensuring a safe environment for all who work or live on Fort Jackson.

Main Office located in Building 4394 Strom Thurmond Blvd.

Chief Physical Security Fernando  L. Vasquez at (803) 751-2005


NCOIC Physical SecuritySSG Travis Quinn at (803) 751-6019


Physical Security Inspector/ Contractor Vetting Ballen Rodreckeus at (803) 751-2006


Physical Security Inspector/Inspection coordinator/ICIDS David Little at (803) 751-7076


Chief of Guards – To be announced.

Email: To be announced

ICIDS Alarm Technician Charles Balfour at (803) 751-7076 or (803) 404-1764


Visitor Control Center/Contractor Vetting hours of operation located at Gate 2 (0500-2000 Sun-Sat)

Weapons Registration/Vetting/Physical Security Office hours of operation located at Building 4394 (0730-1630 Mon-Fri)

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