C-17 Globemaster III
  • Reservist improves C-17 safety Air Force-wide

    Senior Airman Adam Olander, a crew chief assigned to the 446th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, was recently named the winner of the Air Force Reserve Command Lt. Gen. Leo Marquez award in the Aircraft Maintenance Technician category.
  • 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.
  • Mobility Airmen deliver a mission of love to Guatemala

    When emergencies happen in the U.S., the sirens of fire trucks and ambulances coming to the rescue can be comforting. Thanks to a C-17 Globemaster III crew from Travis Air Force Base, California, indigenous Mayans in Tecpan, Guatemala, will now hear that same sound of hope and help.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Charleston C-17 flies on "Dark Side of the Moon"

    An aircrew of Reserve Citizen Airmen from Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina had the opportunity Aug. 21 to fly a routine training mission under no so routine conditions – flying in the path of a total solar eclipse. During the standard training flight, the Air Force Reserve, comprised of 317th and 701st Airlift Squadron members, practiced “time on target” tactics as they “caught” the eclipse shadow just outside of Spartanburg, S.C. and traveled along the shadow’s path to back to Charleston.
  • 315 AW celebrates 70 years of airpower in the U.K.

    A combined Reserve crew from all three 315 AW flying squadrons took part in the three-day Royal International Air Tattoo in Fairford, U.K. this weekend. The theme for this year’s airshow celebrates the 70th anniversary of the United States Air Force and its partnership with the Royal Air Force. “The U.S. and U.K. have a long history of working together and this show was just another example of that,” said Lt. Col. Craig Bartosh, aircraft commander for the mission and Airlift Squadron pilot.
  • 701 AS Reservists make history in U.K.

    Citizen Airmen from the 701st Airlift Squadron set the bar high by flying the first C-17 low-level pass through the “Mach Loop” and captured another win for their static display at the Yeovilton International Air Day at Royal Naval Air Station, U.K. Friday and Saturday. This was the third year for the Reservists to attend the air show and it provided them an opportunity to train several pilots and crew on the task of flying their C-17 Globemaster III aircraft at low altitudes in what is known as the Mach-Loop. The Mach-Loop derives its namesake from the town that is situated at the circuit’s southernmost point, Machynlleth, Wales.
  • 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.
  • AFRC Wings descend on California for Patriot Hook Exercise

    In a massive collaboration of more than 350 military, federal, and state personnel, and five Air Force Reserve Command Wings convened in California April 26 - May 1 to participate in Patriot Hook. The six-day exercise spanned across three sites in California, simulating austere Forward Operating Locations at Vandenberg Air Force Base, March Air Reserve Base, and Naval Air Station North Island.