Tag: 315th Airlift Wing
  • 315th AW hosts second annual Tuskegee Airmen Career Day

    More than 150 middle and high school boys from 17 Lowcountry schools attended the second annual Tuskegee Airmen Career Day here Feb. 23.
  • Charleston C-17s deliver aid to Nicaragua, Haiti

    More than 130,000 pounds of humanitarian aid was airlifted to relief organizations in Central American and Caribbean nations by the 315th Airlift Wing, Feb. 5, during a training mission that carried cargo as part of the Denton humanitarian program. The cargo, which mainly consisted of food, was donated by outreach groups and humanitarian organizations within the United States. It will provide an estimated 5.4 million meals to nearly 285,000 people - primarily children – in Nicaragua and Haiti.
  • Reservists brighten VA patients’ Christmas

    A few of Santa’s little helpers from Joint Base Charleston made a special Christmas delivery to Veteran residents at the Charleston VA’s Patriot Harbor Community Living Center Dec. 14.
  • 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
  • Charleston reservists search biases with help from Google.

    The 315th Airlift Wing, in conjunction with Google, conducted bias and inclusion training for wing senior leaders on Sept. 9, 2016.“This training came about by partnering with our local business leaders,” said Col. Greg Gilmour, 315th Airlift Wing commander.  “The training that was conducted was extremely valuable to our wing leadership.  We all
  • 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
  • Patriot Sands lands at Hunter

    The distinct sound of helicopters hovering mixed with the roar of jet engines and automatic weapons fire from a nearby range filled the air on a cool, sunny day in southeast Georgia. Busy crews jointly worked to accomplish their tasks, while in a simulated deployed environment. Members from the 315th Airlift Wing’s Airlift Control Flight initiated