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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Airmen conduct historic mission to Virgin Islands following Irma

    JOINT BASE CHARLESTON, S.C. (AFNS) -- Members of the 14th and 15th Airlift Squadrons delivered a Federal Aviation Administration air traffic control mobile tower from Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, to the Cyril E. King Airport in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, Sept. 12, 2017.The mobile ATC tower was sent in response to Hurricane Irma to
  • Transitioning military families to civilian workforce

    JOINT BASE CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Two former Air Force spouses attended a Hiring Our Heroes Transition Summit held here Aug. 21 to 23.Betty Welsh, wife of retired Gen. Mark Welsh III, former Chief of Staff of the Air Force, and Paula Roy, wife of retired Chief Master Sgt. Jim Roy, former Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force both offered advice and
  • Airmen deliver aid to refugees in northern Iraq

    Six pallets, more than 50,000 pounds, over a quarter of a million Kurdish refugees fed. Reservists from the 315th Airlift Wing delivered humanitarian aid bound for refugee camps in northern Iraq this weekend while also conducting a multifaceted training mission.
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