Joint Base Charleston
  • 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
  • Ministry of presence - Reserve chaplain connects with Airmen

    Flying with an aircrew on an operational mission is not a task most people associate with when thinking about a military chaplain.  Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Ronald Apollo, a chaplain with the 315th Airlift Wing, calls it “ministry of presence” and he sees this as the bedrock of what an Air Force chaplain is all about. “People should know who their
  • Development program prepares new recruits for success

    Fall in!A group of young men and women pop to what they know to be “attention.” A general look of confusion, concern, and slight confidence stretches across the faces of a group of newly enlisted members of the United States Air Force Reserve. These individuals have not yet become Airmen in the world’s greatest Air Force, but they have started
  • Charleston C-17s help paratroopers celebrate 75 years

    Reserve C-17 aircrews from Joint Base Charleston, S.C., took part in the 75th anniversary of the U.S. Army Airborne School here by dropping a group of Army paratroopers over Lawson Army Airfield.Aircrews from the 701st and 300th Airlift Squadron flew two C-17s during Fort Benning’s Aug. 15 celebration to delivery some of the more than 300
  • Reservist second at Armed Forces Trialthlon Championship

    Maj. Jamie Turner, a Reservist at Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina, continued her world-class triathlete success as the second female to cross the finish line at the Armed Forces Triathlon Championship in Hammond, Indiana, June 7.  Turner’s accomplishments in her last five races solidified her spot as one of six Airmen selected to compete on