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  • Ellsworth supports Charleston C-17s during hurricane

    Ellsworth was the temporary home for 11 C-17 Globemaster IIIs assigned to the 437th Airlift Wing at Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina, Aug. 1-4, that were evacuated in response to Hurricane Isaias.
  • Team Charleston flies in Salute from the Shore

    Citizen Airmen from Team Charleston at Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina, flew a C-17 Globemaster III down the coast of South Carolina, starting around Cherry Grove and ending off the coast of Beaufort, July 4, 2020, as part of the 11th annual Salute from the Shore. The flight was dedicated to 1st Lt. David Schmitz, a pilot with the 77th Fighter Squadron at Shaw Air Force Base, who recently lost his life when his F-16CM crashed during a training mission June 30.
  • Team Charleston C-17s salute medical professionals with flyover

    Two C-17 Globemaster IIIs from Joint Base Charleston’s 437th and 315th Airlift Wings here saluted local medical professionals and first responders during a flyover Friday.
  • Travis AFB bolsters USAF aeromedical evacuation capabilities amid COVID-19

    Travis Air Force Base is now one of three staging areas for the U.S. Air Force’s specialized aeromedical evacuation missions relating to the ongoing COVID-19 global pandemic.
  • NPC determined to be a successful proof of concept

    JOINT BASE CHARLESTON, S.C. – Culminating with an in-flight demonstration on April 30, 2020, the Negatively Pressurized Conex (NPC) proof of concept prototype successfully proved its capability to potentially transport individuals with infectious diseases, such as COVID-19.Air Force Materiel Command and Air Mobility Command leaders quickly joined
  • Air Force commander awarded Military Service Award at BEYA 2020

    Founded in 2006, the Stars and Stripes dinner is a key event during the three-day Black Engineer of the Year Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Global, Competitiveness conference. As one of the nation’s largest gatherings of top military and civilian federal government leaders, corporate sponsors, students, family and STEM advocates, the event focuses on building interest in STEM fields and recognizing the contributions of military men and women.
  • JBC's Reserve 315th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron trains alongside Royal Air Force

    In order to maintain the strong relationship between Aeromedical Evacuation components of the Royal Air Force and United States Air Force, Reserve Citizen Airmen from Joint Base Charleston's 315th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron completed a training event alongside their RAF counterparts from the Royal Auxiliary Air Force No. 4626 (County of Wiltshire) Aeromedical Squadron July 12-14, 2019, at RAF Brize Norton, Oxfordshire, England.
  • Foreign Naval officers dive into Air Mobility

    Approximately 56 foreign and joint military officers from 52 foreign naval services from around the world visited Joint Base Charleston Nov. 13, 2018, to learn about the mission and capabilities of Air Mobility Command as well as JB Charleston’s role as the gateway to the Atlantic. This is the first time international students from the Naval Command College’s Arleigh Burke Fellowship have visited JB Charleston. The program is one of several at the NCC, which is part of the U.S. Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island. It is the Navy’s flagship senior developmental education program, focusing on educating and developing future leaders by building strategic and cultural perspective—as well as trust, confidence and cooperation—between American and international officers.
  • New leader assumes command of 628th Air Base Wing

    The 628th Air Base Wing conducted a change of command ceremony Sept. 5, 2018, at Joint Base Charleston, S.C. Col. Terrence Adams assumed command of the 628th ABW from Col. Jeff Nelson. Nelson is scheduled to assume command of the 60th Air Mobility Wing, Travis Air Force Base, California, on Sept. 16, 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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