Tag: Humanitarian
  • 315th AW delivers humanitarian aid to Honduras

    The Denton Program is a Department of Defense transportation program that moves humanitarian cargo, donated by U.S. based non-governmental organizations, to developing nations.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Charleston aeromedical reservists support Harvey victims

    This morning six Citizen Airmen from the 315th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, with more to follow, departed Charleston for Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas to be part of a major combined operation to assist victims of Hurricane Harvey in Texas and Louisiana.
  • 701st makes humanitarian aid possible in Haiti

    Members from the 701st Airlift Squadron played a vital role bringing humanitarian aid to Port-au-Prince, Haiti, April 21, during ongoing Denton Program efforts.Two C-17 Globemaster III’s were filled with 32 combined pallets and delivered more than 170,000 pounds of humanitarian aid to Haiti.“Our role in the Denton mission is supporting the delivery
  • Haiti aid continues – Reservists fulfilling the mission

    Flying humanitarian aid is nothing new for the 315th Airlift Wing at Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina, but today, one Reservist was able to see his civilian career come full circle.Master Sgt. Ken Hundemer, a 317th Airlift Squadron loadmaster, was with the C-17 Globemaster III delivering more than 21,000 pounds of aid supplies bound for
  • Delivering Hope: 315th AW delivers Denton aid to Haiti, Saint Kitts

    Reservists from the 317th Airlift Squadron delivered humanitarian aid June 13, from Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina to the islands of Haiti, Saint Kitts and Nevis. According to Capt. John Williams, 317th AS C-17 Globemaster III pilot and aircraft commander for the mission, bringing humanitarian aid to countries during scheduled training