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  • JBC implements mobile medical screenings to keep missions flying

    ​As the COVID-19 pandemic sweeps through the U.S., Joint Base Charleston is able to keep their C-17 Globemaster III’s flying by implementing a medical screening process for aircrew members.
  • Goldfein emphasizes protecting force from COVID-19 while fulfilling all missions, operational priorities

    Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein said March 18 there have been seven confirmed cases of the new coronavirus to date among active-duty personnel, but that the Air Force is “still conducting global missions … which is priority one.”
  • MacDill supports joint force exercise

    For around a week, the skies over MacDill Air Force Base, Florida buzzed with the sounds of HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopters, as the base hosted a Joint Force deployment readiness exercise.
  • Success follows Fort Sill joint training exercise

    Airmen with the 6th Airlift Squadron assigned to Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, and Soldiers with the 3rd Battalion, 2nd Air Defense Artillery Regiment assigned to Fort Sill, Oklahoma, conducted an air-ground joint training exercise on Fort Sill Nov. 5.
  • Reservists fly in 10th Annual Salute From the Shore

    Reserve Citizen Airmen from the 315st Airlift Wing at Joint Base Charleston are scheduled to fly a C-17 Globemaster III down the coast of South Carolina, July 4, 2019, as part of the 10th Annual Salute from the Shore. Along with the C-17 being flown by the 315 AW from Joint Base Charleston, Marine Aircraft Group 31 from Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort are scheduled to fly F/A-18C Hornets down the coast in formation.
  • Reserve & Active Airmen team up at Palmetto Challenge

    Reserve Citizen Airmen with the 315th Airlift Wing, along with their active duty counterparts assigned to the 437th Airlift Wing and 628th Air Base Wing from Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina, participated in the Palmetto Challenge, May 21-23 at Pope Army Air Field Field, North Carolina.
  • Joint Base Charleston delivers humanitarian aid to the Caribbean

    A C-17 Globemaster III joint aircrew from the 315th and 437th Airlift Wing’s from Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina, delivered about 10,000 pounds of humanitarian aid April 6, 2019, to St. Kitts-Nevis.
  • C-17 Globemaster III: An aircraft as versatile as AE crews

    Larger, faster and flexible – a flying ICU. Since joining the U.S. Air Force fleet in 1993, the C-17 Globemaster III has significantly expanded aeromedical evacuation capabilities. In addition to its transport and other numerous mission sets, the C-17 converts to provide aeromedical evacuation to patients in a broad variety of conditions. The aircraft has played critical roles in various contingencies, bringing warfighters to higher levels of care, bringing patients home to the U.S., and aiding in humanitarian efforts to save the lives of those impacted by natural disasters.
  • Team Dover helps combat pilot shortage

    Dover Airmen hosted students from the Aviation Character Education Flight Program for a tour July 19, 2018, at Dover Air Force Base, Del.
  • U.S. Air Force to airlift Guatemalan children injured by volcanic eruption

    A U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III aircraft will transport six Guatemalan children injured by the recent eruption of the Fuego Volcano to the United States June 6 to receive medical treatment.
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