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  • 315th AW welcomes home COVID response medical team

    The 315th Airlift Wing welcomed home a team of 315th Aerospace Medicine Squadron members returning from a mobilization in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Joint Base Charleston delivers Russia bound ventilators

    A Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina C-17 Globemaster III, today, picked up 50 USAID-provided ventilators at March Air Reserve Base, Calif. and delivered them to Dover Air Force Base, Maryland. The mission is the first leg of a USAID mission to deliver 200 ventilators this month to Moscow.
  • Raincross Aircrew Excellence Award won by 315 Airlift Wing

    A Charleston C-17 Globemaster III aircrew won the 4th Air Force Aircrew Excellence Award, Nov. 19, for actions during a mission from Panama to the country of Curacao, located in the Lesser Antilles, earlier in the year. The award recognized the contributions of aircrew members, under the call sign REACH 111, Lt. Col. Jeffrey Smith, 315th Operations Group pilot, Lt. Col. Ryan Fleming, 300th Airlift Squadron pilot, Senior Master Sgt. Joshua Fugle, 701 AS loadmaster, Master Sgt. Candido Higuera, 701 AS loadmaster, Staff Sgt. Bryan Kelsey, 315th Contingency Response Flight loadmaster, Senior Airman Preston Kovarsky, 701 AS loadmaster and Staff Sgt. Lauren May, 437th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron.
  • Charleston Reservist to appear on Kelly Clarkson Show

    Staff Sergeant Corban Lundborg, a reserve combat photojournalist with the 4th Combat Camera Squadron, will appear on The Kelly Clarkson Show Tuesday, Nov. 5.
  • JBC's Reserve 315th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron trains alongside Royal Air Force

    In order to maintain the strong relationship between Aeromedical Evacuation components of the Royal Air Force and United States Air Force, Reserve Citizen Airmen from Joint Base Charleston's 315th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron completed a training event alongside their RAF counterparts from the Royal Auxiliary Air Force No. 4626 (County of Wiltshire) Aeromedical Squadron July 12-14, 2019, at RAF Brize Norton, Oxfordshire, England.
  • Turtles’ stadium flyover helps kick off Jaguars game

    While the Jacksonville Jaguars lost their Oct. 21 home game against the Houston Texans, 20-7, the game at least started off with a thunderous roar from a Charleston C-17 Globemaster III flown a mere 1,500 feet above by the 701st Airlift Squadron also known as the “Turtles.”
  • 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.
  • 317th AS trains with Army in Alaska

    Pilots and loadmasters from the U.S. Air Force Reserve’s 317th Airlift Squadron, along with aircraft maintainers from the 315th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, from Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina recently flew to Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, for training during their annual tour. Alaska represents a new challenge for the squadron -- it’s an unfamiliar environment, exceedingly different from their usual training airspace in Charleston.
  • Aircrew training device saves AMC time, money

    Members of Joint Base Charleston celebrated the standup of the Total Force Aerospace and Operational Physiology Team along with the unveiling of the Reduced Oxygen Breathing Device and Hypoxia Familiarization Trainer during a ceremony here May 2. The ROBD is used to provide 437th and 315th Airlift Wing aircrews with Aerospace Physiology refresher
  • 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.  
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