Military in Aiken

Fort Gordon

Home to the U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence, Fort Gordon is a US Army military installation located outside of Augusta, GA that brings many individuals and families to the Savannah River region. If your PCS orders are bringing you to the area, welcome. If you are currently in the US military and considering remaining in the area after retiring from military service, consider making Aiken, SC, your home.

Aiken offers a lower cost of living and lower income taxes than many other states. Per current SC tax law, military retirees with a minimum of 20 years of active duty may exempt up to $3,000 until age 65, after which an exemption of $10,000 applies.*

Aiken, SC, is less than one hour from Fort Gordon and approximately 45 minutes from Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center, making it easy to access military benefits when needed and just as easy to relax into your next phase of life. In fact, a recent Wallet Hub study named South Carolina number one in quality of life for military retirees.

Joe Murphy is a military relocation specialist, and he remains up-to-date on the current benefits and considerations of military retirement in Aiken, SC. Whether you are ready to begin your next career, ready to pursue higher education or ready to spend your time outside in the southern sunshine, let Joe help you discover all that Aiken has to offer. Use the online property search tool to review current Aiken listings or contact Joe today at (803) 292-6779 or using his online contact form.

Fort Gordon: https://home.army.mil/gordon/

Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center: https://www.augusta.va.gov/

USC Aiken Office of Veteran and Military Student Success (VMSS): https://www.usca.edu/vmss

Savannah River Site

The Savannah River Site (SRS), part of the US Department of Energy, maintains the safe disposition of nuclear materials, as well as helping to address both waste management and environmental cleanup. SRS is located on more than 300 square miles across three South Carolina counties and is the largest employer in the state of South Carolina.

Because of its proximity to SRS (approximately 30 minutes), Aiken, SC, is an ideal location for SRS employees and their families to call home. If a job at SRS is bringing your family to the area, contact Joe Murphy today at (803) 292-6779 or using his online contact form to find your perfect Aiken home.

Savannah River Site: https://www.srs.gov/general/srs-home.html

*https://militarybenefits.info/states-that-do-dont-tax-military-retirement-pay/#ixzz65Hmfiw7C