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Helping those in need -- Reservists continue to deliver aid to Haiti Reservists continue to deliver aid to Haiti
Reservists from the 315th Airlift Wing at Joint Base Charleston delivered nearly 100,000 pounds of humanitarian aid to Haiti this weekend. The missions involved two C-17 Globemaster III aircraft delivering donated supplies and a well-drilling truck to the people of Haiti.
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One of three school buses is offloaded in Haiti from a Joint Base Charleston C-17 aircraft, which transported it as humanitarian cargo that was donated to a Port-au-Prince outreach school, December 16, 2017.

Aircrew from the 315 AW's 317th Airlift Squadron with support from JB McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst's 514th Air Mobility Wing flew the buses 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) Helping Haiti’s Children
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. Reserve 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, New Jersey, 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.
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560th Red Horse Returns Home From Deployment Hundreds welcome 560th RED HORSE Airmen home
During the warm evening hours of Nov. 3, hundreds of eager family members and friends anxiously awaited for the arrival of more than 90 Citizen Airmen returning from a long deployment in the Middle East. The Airmen, assigned to the 560th RED HORSE Squadron, here, deployed together.
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Photo of WC-130J preparing for take off. Combat Camera flies with Hurricane Hunters
It’s not often that Air Force Reservists arrive at Unit Training Assembly “weekend drill” and in short order find themselves flying into an eye of a hurricane, but that’s exactly what happened to Staff Sgt. Kyle Brasier and Staff Sgt. Corban Lundborg, 4th Combat Camera Squadron, Joint Base Charleston, S.C.
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A 386th Air Expeditionary Wing fire truck comes to a stop at the scene of an incident during a training scenario Friday, August 11, 2017, at the PERSCO building at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia. (U.S. Air Force photo by 1st Lt. Rashard Coaxum) New fire crew trains for response, builds team skills
The 386th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron fire department conducted a response exercise Friday, August 11, 2017, to test the response and teamwork skills of the new fire crew, who arrived here with the recent rotation a few weeks ago. The exercise was a simulated fire at the Personnel Support for Contingency Operations facility. “It was a
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About 1,600 paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division packed 18 C-17 Globemaster IIIs from Joint Base Charleston, S.C. en-route to a a Fort Bragg, N.C. airdrop May 25.
 (U.S. Air Force Photo / Master Sgt, Shane Ellis) Carolina skies turn grey during large formation exercise
Aircrews from the 315th and 437th Airlift Wings took off the morning of May 25, from Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina, in 18 C-17 Globemaster IIIs as part of a large formation exercise over Carolina skies. Exercise Bonny Jack was a joint service exercise with about 1,600 paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division at Fort Bragg, North Carolina.
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U.S. Marines watch for enemy activity during an urban clear exercise as part of Integrated Training Exercise 2-16 at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif., Feb. 11, 2016. MCAGCC conducts relevant live-fire combined arms, urban operations, and joint/coalition level integration training that promote operational forces' readiness. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Steven A. Ortiz) 4th CTCS Reservists win big in media contest
Two Reservists with the 4th Combat Camera Squadron at Joint Base Charleston recently earned top honors in the 2016 Air Force Media Contest as well as third place honors in the Department of Defense level competition.
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(Ret.) Lt. Col. Enoch “Woody” Woodhouse, an original Tuskegee Airman, awaits the guest speaker Feb. 23, 2017, the morning of the Tuskegee Airmen Career Day at Joint Base Charleston, S.C. More than 150 students from middle and high school boys from 17 Lowcountry school visited Joint Base Charleston Feb. 23, 2017, to learn about jobs in aviation as part of the second annual Tuskegee Airmen Career Day, hosted by the 315th Airlift Wing. The boys were able to learn about military and civilian careers in aviation by more than 15 different career fields. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Tom Brading) 315th AW hosts second annual Tuskegee Airmen Career Day
More than 150 middle and high school boys from 17 Lowcountry schools attended the second annual Tuskegee Airmen Career Day here Feb. 23.
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Palletized humanitarian aid cargo is offloaded from a Joint Base Charleston C-17 aircraft in Managua, Nicaragua, during a 315th Airlift Wing training mission, February 5, 2017.  The cargo, which was donated by groups within the U.S., was delivered as part of the Denton program, which allows for empty space on military cargo planes to be used for humanitarian relief.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Maj. Wayne Capps) Charleston C-17s deliver aid to Nicaragua, Haiti
More than 130,000 pounds of humanitarian aid was airlifted to relief organizations in Central American and Caribbean nations by the 315th Airlift Wing, Feb. 5, during a training mission that carried cargo as part of the Denton humanitarian program. The cargo, which mainly consisted of food, was donated by outreach groups and humanitarian organizations within the United States. It will provide an estimated 5.4 million meals to nearly 285,000 people - primarily children – in Nicaragua and Haiti.
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Actor/comedian Dave Chappelle tells a few jokes and thanks military members at the Charleston Club at Joint Base Charleston, S.C. Feb. 2  Chappelle was in town for his stand-up comedy show when he made the visit to see service members and federal civilians at the base. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Tom Brading) Comedian Dave Chappelle visits Joint Base Charleston
Actor/comedian Dave Chappelle took time out of his busy schedule to visit troops at Joint Base Charleston Thursday while he was in Charleston for his stand-up comedy tour.
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