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  • 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
  • Charleston Reservist surprises employer with Patriot Award

    A Reservist here surprised his civilian workplace supervisor with an Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Patriot Award Dec. 2.Staff Sgt. Charles Cantrell, 81st Aerial Port Squadron, is a system administrator at Science Applications International Corporation’s North Charleston location. He nominated his supervisor Steven Haas, because he's
  • 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
  • 315th AW app puts information at your fingertips

    The 315th Airlift Wing released a new mobile device app this week which brings the wing’s latest news and information to Reservists’ fingertips.“We wanted to have our own app that would make it easier for our Reservists to stay up to date on the wing,” said Maj. Wayne Capps, 315th AW Public Affairs officer. “We live in a very mobile society where
  • 315th AW app puts information at your fingertips

    The 315th Airlift Wing released a new mobile device app this week which brings the wing’s latest news and information to Reservists’ fingertips.“We wanted to have our own app that would make it easier for our Reservists to stay up to date on the wing,” said Maj. Wayne Capps, 315th AW Public Affairs officer. “We live in a very mobile society where
  • 315th AW wins big at European air show

    Recognized for “Best Static Display,” Airmen from the 315th Airlift Wing at Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina, delivered military pride, strength and technology with a C-17 at the Royal Naval Air Station Yeovilton International Air Day July 11, 2015.  The air show marked 75 years of existence for RNAS Yeovilton and provided the 315th AW an
  • Vietnam, A Look Back: Part III

    Editor's Note: Michael Petersen's story is a four-part series that takes an in-depth look at the hardships, camaraderie and challenges of the Vietnam War and integration back into daily life once returning home. Petersen is a retired Air Force Reserve command chief master sergeant and currently works as a government civilian leading Joint Base
  • 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
  • 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
  • 315 AW, Denton Progam delivers to Haiti

    Airmen from the 701st Airlift Squadron deployed three Globemaster C-17s April 23 – 26, 2015, from Joint Base Charleston, S.C. to Key West Naval Air Station, Fla., to support the movement of Denton cargo to Haiti. The Denton Program allows donors by non-governmental agencies, international organizations and private voluntary donors to use space
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