Joint Base Charleston
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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