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C-17 Globemaster III maintainers of the 437th and 315th Maintenance Groups at Joint Base Charleston have once again demonstrated that they are the cream of the crop after earning the 2016 Clements McMullen Daedalian Trophy for the third year in a row. (U.S. Air Force Graphic by Michael Dukes) Team Charleston maintainers earn 3rd consecutive Daedalian Tophy
C-17 Globemaster III maintainers of the 437th and 315th Maintenance Groups here have earned the 2016 Clements McMullen Daedalian Trophy for the third year in a row.
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Michelle McMeekin, Community Support Coordinator at Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina engaged 315th Airlift Wing Airmen and non-commissioned officers during a training course on effective communication up and down the chain of command at Joint Base Charleston, SC., October 16.  (U.S. Air Force Photo by 1st Lt. Justin Clark)
Communication skills training 'ripples' among Charleston Airmen
Airmen of the 315th Airlift Wing participated in leadership and communication skills training courses here Oct. 16. The 315th Mission Support Group hosted two classes as an outreach and mentoring opportunity for non-commissioned officers who supervise Airman, and for Airmen who would eventually become supervisors themselves.Classes were taught by
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Members of the 315th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron conduct training operations with the support from Civil Air Patrol volunteers onboard a C-17 Globemaster III, assigned to the 300th Airlift Squadron, near Joint Base Charleston, S.C., May 18, 2016. The squadrons conducted the training to enhance their ability to receive, regulate, transport and track patients to and from Natural Disaster Medical System hospitals near Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jonathan Lane) AES prepares for disaster
Members of the 315th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron participated in a National Disaster Medical System exercise May 18 at Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport.The training exercise, which has taken place annually for more than five years, is conducted in order to efficiently receive, triage, transport and manage patients during time of
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Capt. Ed Sutton, 701st Airlift Squadron, poses for a photo with his brother Andrew, a missionary, and his family in Grand Goave, Haiti during a Denton Cargo humanitarian mission.  Andrew, his wife Angie, and their three daughters live, work and serve with Hands and Feet Children’s Village in Grand Goave, Haiti where they provide hope and care for 34 children ranging from ages 18 months to 20 years old. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Tom Brading) Humanitarian mission has unique family connection
Capt. Ed Sutton, a C-17 pilot with the 701st Airlift Squadron at Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina, helped deliver more than 170,000 total pounds of humanitarian aid to Haiti April 21.Like other pilots who fly the Air Force Reserve mission, Ed draws a certain sense of satisfaction delivering humanitarian goods when needed to places around the
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Default Air Force Logo Reserve units supporting Patriot Hook exercise
This year marks the 29th iteration of the annual Patriot Hook exercise. The Air Force Reserve's 433rd Airlift Control Flight (ALCF) based at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, is serving as the lead agency, while other participating Air Force Reserve units include the 452nd Air Mobility Wing at March Air Reserve Base, California, the 439th Airlift Wing from Westover Air Reserve Base, Massachusetts, and the 315th ALCF from Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina.
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A a City of Coral Gables firetruck is loaded into the back of a Joint Base Charleston C-17 Globemaster III at Homestead Air Reserve Base, Fl. April 2.  Reservists from 300th Airlift Squadron delivered the donated fire truck to to La Antigua, Guatemala as part of the Denton Cargo program. (Courtesy Photo) Charleston Reservists haul donated firetruck to Guatemala
Reservist from the 300th Airlift Squadron flying a Joint Base Charleston C-17 Globemaster III delivered a donated fire truck from south Florida to Guatemala, April 2.The fire truck was donated by the city of Coral Gables, Florida, who recently added a new fire truck to their inventory.  The Joint Base Charleston Reservists flew to Homestead Air
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A group of Lowcountry girls tour the cargo area of a C-17 Globemaster III where they spoke with Aeromedical evacuation aircrew and loadmaster. Over 130 middle and high school girls from 12 Lowcountry schools visited Joint Base Charleston March 22 to learn about jobs in aviation as part of the 315th Airlift Wing’s 9th annual Women in Aviation Career Day. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jonathan Lane) Women In Aviation Career Day inspires Charleston girls
Over 130 middle and high school girls from 12 Lowcountry schools visited Joint Base Charleston March 22 to learn about jobs in aviation as part of the 315th Airlift Wing’s 9th annual Women in Aviation Career Day.
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Guest speaker Lt. Col. Terry Troutman, Air Force Reserve Command Mobility Combat Support officer, speaks to students during the Joint Base Charleston Tuskegee Airmen Career Day Feb. 25, 2016. The 315th Airlift Wing's first Tuskegee Airmen Career Day drew  over 130 local teenage boys to Joint Base Charleston, S.C. to learn about careers in aviation. The event also celebrated the story of the first black pilots in the American military – the Tuskegee Airmen. (courtesy photo by Senior Master Sgt. Eric Keys) 315 AW’s first Tuskegee Airmen Career Day inspires local teens
The 315th Airlift Wing held its first Tuskegee Airmen Career Day drawing over 130 local teenage boys to Joint Base Charleston, S.C. to learn about careers in aviation Feb. 24, 2016.The event also celebrated the story of the first black pilots in the American military – the Tuskegee Airmen.“What we’re trying to show the young people today is that
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Reservists from the 712th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron repair a Team Dover C-17 Globemaster III at Charleston AFB, South Carolina, after it encountered an engine bird strike near Ft. Campbell, Kentucky, February 27, 2016. Dover reservists were at Charleston AFB as part of their annual training requirements away from home station. (U.S. Air Force photo courtesy Senior Master Sgt. Corey Diluzio) Bird strikes Dover aircraft
Reservists from the 712th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron repaired a Team Dover C-17 Globemaster III, here, after it encountered an engine bird strike near Ft. Campbell, Kentucky. The plane landed at Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina, since Dover AFB's runway is closed for repairs. "We had a real challenge with this aircraft," said Maj. Steven
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Tech. Sgt. Michael Smith, a loadmaster assigned to the 300th Airlift Squadron, Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina, pushes an aircraft propellar into the cargo area of a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft. Reservists assigned to the 300 AS assisted the U.S. Coast Guard with transporting several MH-65 Dolphin helicopters and various supplies Feb. 5-7, 2016. (U.S. Air Force photo by SSgt. Bobby Pilch) Loadmasters balance time, maintain mission readiness
Several loadmasters from the 300th Airlift Squadron at Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina, took to the skies over Central America this weekend to assist the U.S. Coast Guard with transporting aircraft and various cargo, enabling them to obtain critical training and to remain proficient in their skill set.For Tech. Sgt. Michael Smith, a 300 AS
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