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On the evening June 5 and the early morning of June 6, 2018, Joint Base Charleston will conduct a real-time historical reenactment of the D-Day invasion, solely on social media. Charleston plans virtual D-Day reenactment
The 437th and 315th Airlift Wings here will conduct an Air Force first by reenactment of the D-Day invasion, solely on social media.
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Match Made in Medical: JB Charleston flight nurses tie knot aboard C-17 Match made in medical: JB Charleston flight nurses tie knot aboard C-17
Two Joint Base Charleston, S.C., flight nurses tied the knot on a C-17 Globemaster III. Here's their story.
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Reserve Firefighters Tackle the Aircraft Burn Trainer Reserve Firefighters Tackle Aircraft Burn Trainer
Firefighters with the 315th Civil Engineer Flight stepped out of the firehouse and into a fire during the March Air Force Reserve drill weekend at Joint Base Charleston, S.C. The team conducted aircraft live-fire training, with newer members taking the lead to gain familiarity with equipment and tactics.
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11th Annual Joint Base Charleston Women in Aviation Career Day Career day encourages local girls to dream big
This year’s Joint Base Charleston Women in Aviation Career Day, here March 20, was a resounding success according to event organizers.
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Charleston Civic Leader Tour Charleston civic leaders take flight to Texas, attend BMT
Various community and business leaders from the Charleston area boarded a Charleston-based C-17 Globemaster aircraft to participate in a Civic Leader tour to Texas, March 15-16.
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Combat Camera TFI – Training Together for the Challenges Ahead Combat Camera active, Reserve units train together
After two weeks in the field participating in Exercise Scorpion Lens and one week of prep, active duty and Reserve Airmen from the 1st and 4th Camera Squadrons, respectively, decamped Army Training Center Fort Jackson, South Carolina, and McCrady Training Center, Eastover, S.C for the road back to Joint Base Charleston.
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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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A 507th Air Refueling Wing aircraft maintenance team installs a Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasures pod onto the underside of a KC-135 Stratotanker Oct. 25, 2017 at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Samantha Mathison) AFRC tests KC-135 defense system
A 507th Air Refueling Wing KC-135 Stratotanker here is fulfilling a critical role within the Air Force Reserve and Air National Guard in the testing and fielding efforts to employ an operational Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasures-based pod defensive system.
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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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Federal Aviation Administration air traffic controllers work at San Juan Center, Puerto Rico, Sept. 27, 2017. The controllers were communicating with aircraft utilizing a communications link provided by the Air National Guard. The Air National Guard is working with numerous federal and local agencies, such as the FAA, during the recovery effort on Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria, which hit Puerto Rico on Sept. 20, 2017. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Dan Heaton) Small Reserve unit restores air traffic in Puerto Rico
As Hurricane Maria battered the U.S. Virgin Island St. Croix, a small Reserve unit from Oklahoma raced to Puerto Rico on Sept. 19, 2017, to evacuate air traffic controllers before the strongest hurricane to hit Puerto Rico in 85 years made landfall.
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