• Reservists take lead in historic presidential mission to Cuba

    For the first time in more than 88 years, a sitting U.S. President embarked on a historic diplomatic mission to Havana, Cuba, and Charleston Reservists played a vital role. Reservists from the 315th Airlift Wing took the lead in a medical mission and remained ready in case they were needed along with a crew from the 16th Airlift Squadron, while the
  • Fog doesn't stop Dover mission

    Tech. Sgt. Christine King, 512th Airlift Wing, helps active-duty Airmen prior to the C-17 Globemaster III aircraft launch on Dover Air Force Base, Del., March 17, 2016. Reservists and active-duty Airmen work side-by-side daily in maintenance and other career fields, fostering Total Force Integration within Team Dover. (U.S. Air Force photos/ Capt.
  • Air Force continues to pursue total force integration

    The Air Force continues to make strides toward total force integration, according to an annual report submitted to Congress March 4. The report is based on recommendations from the National Commission on the Structure of the Air Force and focuses on how the force structure should be modified to best fill current and future mission requirements, an area Air Force senior leaders have been vocal about, expressing their desires to continue to expand total force integration.
  • Mexico experiences their first C-17

    It is extremely rare when a C-17 aircrew, with a combined 173 years of total flight experience, lands in a place they never visited.But yesterday, Reservists from the 315th Airlift Wing at Joint Base Charleston, S.C. flew a mission supporting the Coast Guard into Bahias de Huatulco, Mexico. “We were originally scheduled to deliver humanitarian aid
  • Reserve pilot shares experience at 2015 Military World Games

    “I want to take this opportunity to tell you about one of the most fantastic experiences of my life; participating in the 6th Annual Conseil International du Sport Militaire (CISM) Military World Games, held Oct. 2-11, 2015 in Mungyeong, Korea,” said Maj. Jamie Turner, 317th Airlift Squadron C-17 Globemaster III pilot.“A little bit of history; this
  • Chief earns Army Air Assault Badge

    It isn’t every day the Air Force sends an Airman to attend the Army’s brutal Air Assault School in Ft. Benning, Georgia, and its inconceivable for that Airman to be a chief master sergeant with more than 25 years of service.Until now.At 48, Chief Master Sgt. Robert Grimsley, 315th Security Forces Squadron manager’s age wasn’t ideal for one of the
  • 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