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A C-17 Globemaster III, sits on the flightline at Joint Base Charleston, S.C., as it is prepared for transfer to the Charlotte Air National Guard, N.C., April 4, 2018. Charlotte ANG receives first C-17 from JB Charleston
The first of four C-17 Globemaster IIIs was transferred from Joint Base Charleston to the Charlotte Air National Guard, N.C. April 7, 2018 as part of a congressional mandate. Through this directive Joint base Charleston will send 16 C-17s to four Air National Guard bases.
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Airmen participating in mobility exercise Bold Eagle are issued individual personal protection equipment Feb. 27, 2018, at Joint Base Charleston, S.C. Exercise strengthens worldwide deployment capabilities
JOINT BASE CHARLESTON, S.C. — The 437th Airlift Wing and 628th Air Base Wing teamed up during mobility exercise Bold Eagle, testing their ability to rapidly deploy and operate in a contested environment. The two phase exercise began Feb. 20, with Airmen receiving notification to simulate deployment Feb. 26.
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Staff Sgt. Paul Sizemore, 317th Airlift Squadron loadmaster at Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina, guides the offloading of school buses from a C-17 aircraft in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Dec. 16, 2017. The buses are destined for a local school run by outreach organizations Those Angels Foundation and Sister Cities International, and were transported as part of the Denton program, which allows for space available on military aircraft to be used for humanitarian cargo. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Justin Clark) 315th AW delivers buses to Haiti
A two-pronged mission over a weekend in December not only helped to keep 315th Airlift Wing aircrews current on all their certifications, but also delivered three badly-needed buses to schools in Haiti. Citizen Airmen of Joint Base Charleston’s 317th Airlift Squadron, with support from three additional Citizen Airmen of the 514th Air Mobility Wing from Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, transported the school buses in a C-17 aircraft from Charleston to Port-au-Prince, where they were offloaded at Toussaint Louverture International Airport, Dec.16, 2017.
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Airman 1st Class Kevin Schreiber, 437th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, marshals a C-17 Globemaster during a Joint Forcible Entry training event in support of the U.S. Air Force Weapons School Integration phase here, Dec. 9. Thirty seven C-17s, 21 C-130 Hercules and 120 U.S. Army paratroopers participated in the mobility portion of the WSINT phase during a simulated mass JFE event over a contested target on a range near Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The event is designed to teach Airmen how to get safely to their target and direct airpower and follow-on forces to that target. JB Charleston supports USAF weapons school capstone exercise
The 437th Airlift Wing launched 17 C-17 Globemaster IIIs in support of the largest U.S. Air Force Weapons School Integration Phase Joint Forcible Entry event in its history, Dec. 9, 2017.
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Mobility aircraft deliver buses to Haiti Travis mission improves education in Haiti
In the past three months, Travis Air Force Base and its more than 12,000 total force Airmen have engaged heavily in response to five different natural disasters, occurring in quick succession, devastating victims across the country and around the globe. After thousands of hours and countless resources spent on humanitarian response, one might expect the base to take a break, taper off for the holiday season and recharge for the mission demands that are bound to come in the new year. Instead, the opposite is true.
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A U.S. C-5M Super Galaxy assigned to the 22nd Airlift Squadron takes off from Travis Air Force Base, Calif., Nov. 18, 2017. Mobility Airmen support Argentine submarine search effort
Mobility Airmen are enabling international assistance through delivering equipment and personnel to aid the government of Argentina in its ongoing search for the A.R.A. San Juan, an Argentine navy submarine.
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Default Air Force Logo Mobility aircraft deploy to deliver U.S. Navy’s undersea rescue capabilities to Argentina
SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. Two C-17 Globemaster IIIs and a C-5M Super Galaxy are en-route to Argentina to deliver the U.S. Navy’s undersea rescue capabilities to aid in the search for the A.R.A. San Juan, an Argentine navy submarine, which went missing in the Southern Atlantic Nov. 15.Mobility Airmen launched the C-17s, assigned to the 437th
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2017
Capt. Joe Zujus, 48th Flying Training Squadron flight commander, speaks to 14th Airlift Squadron pilots about the expectations, background and benefits to becoming a T-1A Jayhawk or T-6A Texan II jet trainer aircraft instructor at the 14th AS on Joint Base Charleston, S.C., Nov. 13, 2017. T-1, T-6 instructors visit 14th AS
JOINT BASE CHARLESTON, S.C. -- T-1A Jayhawk and T-6A Texan II jet trainer aircraft instructors from Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi, travelled here to brief 14th Airlift Squadron pilots on what it takes to become an instructor, Nov. 13, 2017.The visit helped promote the need for instructors due to the training school increasing the number of
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Capt. Jared Powell, 15th Airlift Squadron C-17 Globemaster III aircraft commander, flies a C-17 to pick up aid cargo for a humanitarian mission to Puerto Rico, Sept. 28th, 2017. Joint effort delivers relief cargo to Puerto Rico
Members of the 15th Airlift Squadron and 437th Airlift Wing, flew a C-17 Globemaster III to Fort Drum, New York, Sept. 28, 2017, to pick up aid supplies before flying to San Juan, Puerto Rico, after Hurricane Maria, a category 4 hurricane, battered the U.S. territory.
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Senior Airman Kenny Phonsyry, 437th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, performs preflight checks at Joint Base Charleston, S.C., Sept. 23, 2017. The 14th Airlift Squadron, 437th Airlift Wing, flew a mobile air traffic control tower, food and water to St. Thomas, Virgin Islands in support of Hurricane Maria relief efforts. JB Charleston crew provides Maria relief within hours
Members of the 14th Airlift Squadron at Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina, the Federal Aviation Administration and the Federal Emergency Management Agency completed a humanitarian mission in support of Hurricane Maria to St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, Sept. 23, 2017.
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