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  • Reserve Firefighters Tackle Aircraft Burn Trainer

    Firefighters with the 315th Civil Engineer Flight stepped out of the firehouse and into a fire during the March Air Force Reserve drill weekend at Joint Base Charleston, S.C. The team conducted aircraft live-fire training, with newer members taking the lead to gain familiarity with equipment and tactics.
  • Thunderbirds aircraft mishap

    A U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds pilot was killed when his F-16 Fighting Falcon crashed over the Nevada Test and Training Range April 4, 2018, at approximately 10:30 a.m. during a routine aerial demonstration training flight. The identity of the pilot is being withheld for 24-hours pending next of kin notification. An investigation is being conducted into the cause of the mishap.
  • JB Charleston to host free Air & Space Expo

    Joint Base Charleston will host the 2018 Air & Space Expo, which is open to the public, April 28th, 2018 beginning at 8:30 a.m. on the Air Base. Admission and parking for the event are free.
  • Deputy Secretary Explains Priorities in Evolving the Future Force

    As the Defense Department examines the path toward evolution of the nation’s future military force, “we’re going to change that word to revolution,” Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick M. Shanahan said.
  • Air Expo performer pulls off the impossible

    Mark Kirsch, strong man for “Man vs. Impossible,” practiced pulling a C-17 Globemaster III from a hangar at Joint Base Charleston, S.C., March 27, 2018.
  • Pentagon Spokesperson Addresses DoD Budget, Syria, Transgender Policy

    The spending act President Donald J. Trump signed into law provides money to modernize the force and improve military readiness and lethality, and it's up to everyone in the Defense Department to ensure it is used wisely, the chief Pentagon spokesperson said.
  • Defense Budget Provides Air Force With Needed People, Money, Time

    The 2018 Defense Department budget will go a long way toward addressing the urgent needs of the Air Force as it works to maintain readiness, the service’s chief of staff told the Defense Writers’ Group.
  • Opted into BRS? Don’t forget this important step

    A major benefit of the Blended Retirement System (BRS) is the free money you can now get from your service: Each time you contribute to your Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) retirement account, your service will match it, up to 5 percent of your pay.

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