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Senior Airman Kenny Phonsyry, 437th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, performs preflight checks at Joint Base Charleston, S.C., Sept. 23, 2017. The 14th Airlift Squadron, 437th Airlift Wing, flew a mobile air traffic control tower, food and water to St. Thomas, Virgin Islands in support of Hurricane Maria relief efforts. 437 AW crew provides Maria relief within hours
Members of the 14th Airlift Squadron at Joint Base Charleston, S.C., the Federal Aviation Administration and the Federal Emergency Management Agency completed a humanitarian mission in support of Hurricane Maria to St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, Sept. 23.
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Maj. Kari Flemming, left, 14th Airlift Squadron pilot, and Flight Lt. Matt Jenkinson, right, 14th AS Royal air force exchange pilot, both from Joint Base Charleston, S.C., perform preflight checks at Kelly Field in San Antonio, Texas, Sept. 24, 2017. Members of the 14th AS delivered more than 129,000 pounds of food and water to St. Croix, Virgin Islands in support of relief efforts after Hurricane Maria. The mission to St. Croix marked the second mission the crew flew to the Virgin Islands for humanitarian aid in 48 hours. Joint team delivers relief in Maria aftermath
Members of the 14th Airlift Squadron, 437th Airlift Wing, delivered 17 pallets containing more than 129,000 pounds of food and water to St. Croix, Virgin Islands in support of relief efforts after Hurricane Maria, Sept. 24.
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U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Brendin Peters (left), 317th Airlift Squadron loadmaster and U.S. Air Force Col. Craig Peters, 940th Air Refueling Wing commander, reunite in front of a U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III cargo aircraft after a training mission, March 17, 2017, at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma. Brendin Peters participated in a refueling training mission where his crew’s C-17 was refueled by a U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker refueling aircraft piloted by his father Craig Peters. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Cody Dowell/Released)

Father and son train together
Altus Air Force Base trains new aircrew members every day, but on March 17, 2017, a father and son
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U.S. Air Force Col. Jimmy Canlas 437 Airlift Wing commander, middle right and U.S. Air Force Col. Richard Mathews, 628th Mission Support Group commander, middle left, cut a banner marking the completion of repairs to the North Auxiliary Airfield Runway in North, South Carolina, Dec. 8, 2016. Repairs included approximately 21,000 tons of asphalt repurposed as the foundation below the new concrete, 66,000 linear feet of wire, a new runway lighting system and an additional 36,000 square yards of asphalt shoulder to the landing zone. Base completes North Field repairs
Team Charleston marked the completion of runway repairs to the 3,500-foot runway, known as the
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Six microvanes are bonded to each side of the aft fuselage of the test C-17 for phases three, four and five in the C-17 Drag Reduction Program managed by the Air Force Research Laboratory, Advanced Power Technology Office, and tested by the 418th Flight Test Squadron at Edwards AFB. The C-17 Globemaster III used for all five test phases is provided by Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kenji Thuloweit) Final phase of C-17 drag reduction testing underway
When it comes to aviation fuel, the C-17 Globemaster III utilization rate makes it stand out as the largest consumer in the Air Force. This is why a team at the 418th Flight Test Squadron has been working for the past year on the Air Force Research Laboratory’s C-17 Drag Reduction Program.
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Maj. Rico Persy, 14th Airlift Squadron C-17 pilot, prepares for the opening day of the Berlin Air Show June 1, 2016 in Berlin, Germany. Persy is a native of Hamburg, Germany, and has been actively serving in Germany’s Personnel Exchange Program. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Tom Brading) To Germany and back: Charleston exchange pilot flies home for air show
A German Air Force pilot that has made Charleston his home, briefly returned to Europe with Airmen
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Lt. Col. Craig Bartosh, 701st Airlift Squadron aircraft commander, meets with John B. Emerson, United States Ambassador to Germany, along with his family June 1, 2016, during the 2016 Berlin Air Show. Bartosh, along with the Charleston air crew, gave the ambassador a tour throughout the C-17 Globemaster III entitled, “The Spirit of Berlin.” Emerson was confirmed by the United States Senate on August 1, 2013 as U.S. Ambassador to the Federal Republic of Germany and presented his credentials to German President Joachim Gauck on August 26, 2013.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Tom Brading) Ambassador Emerson visits C-17 crew in Germany
John B. Emerson, United States Ambassador to Germany, came abroad the “Spirit of Berlin” C-17
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A CH-47 Chinook from Ansbach is parked for static display at the Berlin Air and Trade Show, Berlin, June 3, 2016. The Department of Defense participates in air and trade exhibitions to provide honest, objective and candid portraits of the capabilities of the U.S. aircraft presented, which improves international understanding between air crews. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Emerson Nuñez) U.S. showcases aircraft in Berlin
U.S. military aircraft from Europe and the U.S. were on display during this year’s Berlin Air and Trade Show, June 1-4.
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170908-F-ZI207-0123.JPG Deployed Reserve Civil engineers make critical runway repairs
Maintaining an airfield is never an easy task, especially when it’s one of the busiest in the U.S. Air Forces Central Command area of responsibility. Responsible for making critical runway repairs, the 386th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron’s heavy equipment operator team ensures that the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing’s airfield is operational and ready for all takeoffs and landings in support of Operation Inherent Resolve.
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Kristen Kildahl, vice president of human resources at Kaufman Hall and Associates, donned a ballistic helmet and vest at the deployment processing line at McChord Field on June 3, 2017, during Employer Orientation Day. Reservists invited their employers out for a day to learn and experience life in the Air Force Reserve. Employers went through a deployment processing line and took part in a training flight aboard a C-17 Globemaster III, which included an airdrop. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Bryan Hull) Take your boss to work day
On June 3, the 446th Airlift Wing hosted Employer Orientation Day at McChord Field for a group of reservists’ full-time employers.
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U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Brendin Peters (left), 317th Airlift Squadron loadmaster and U.S. Air Force Col. Craig Peters, 940th Air Refueling Wing commander, reunite in front of a U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III cargo aircraft after a training mission, March 17, 2017, at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma. Brendin Peters participated in a refueling training mission where his crew’s C-17 was refueled by a U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker refueling aircraft piloted by his father Craig Peters. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Cody Dowell/Released)

Father and son train together
Altus Air Force Base trains new aircrew members every day, but on March 17, a father and son were
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Six microvanes are bonded to each side of the aft fuselage of the test C-17 for phases three, four and five in the C-17 Drag Reduction Program managed by the Air Force Research Laboratory, Advanced Power Technology Office, and tested by the 418th Flight Test Squadron at Edwards AFB. The C-17 Globemaster III used for all five test phases is provided by Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kenji Thuloweit) Final phase of C-17 drag reduction testing underway
When it comes to aviation fuel, the C-17 Globemaster III utilization rate makes it stand out as the largest consumer in the Air Force. This is why a team at the 418th Flight Test Squadron has been working for the past year on the Air Force Research Laboratory’s C-17 Drag Reduction Program.
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Lt. Col. Craig Bartosh, 701st Airlift Squadron aircraft commander, meets with John B. Emerson, United States Ambassador to Germany, along with his family June 1, 2016, during the 2016 Berlin Air Show. Bartosh, along with the Charleston air crew, gave the ambassador a tour throughout the C-17 Globemaster III entitled, “The Spirit of Berlin.” Emerson was confirmed by the United States Senate on August 1, 2013 as U.S. Ambassador to the Federal Republic of Germany and presented his credentials to German President Joachim Gauck on August 26, 2013.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Tom Brading) Ambassador Emerson visits C-17 crew in Germany
John B. Emerson, United States Ambassador to Germany, came abroad the “Spirit of Berlin” C-17
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