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U.S. Air Force Maj. Brian Butler, chief of safety at the 437th Airlift Wing, greets local pilots as they arrive on the flightline for Joint Base Charleston’s first Mid-Air Collision Avoidance event Nov. 5, 2016. The MACA program is designed to promote aviation safety between military and civilian pilots who share the local airspace. Sharing the mission of JB Charleston with community civilian pilots offers a better understanding of why specific procedures are put in place. The event gives pilots, military and civilian, a forum to discuss flying and aviation safety. MACA highlights Charleston airspace safety
Joint Base Charleston hosted its first Mid-Air Collision Avoidance event with local pilots to bring
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Members of Joint Base Charleston march together during the Veterans Day parade in Charleston, South Carolina, Oct. 6, 2016. The parade is held to honor Veterans Day which became a national holiday Nov. 11, 1938. Veterans Day pays tribute to all American veterans, alive or deceased. Veterans Day parade 2016

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315th Airlift Wing Commander, Col. Gregory Gilmour passes the guidon to new 315th Maintenance Group Commander, Col. Sharon Johnson Nov. 6.  Members of the 315th Maintenance Group welcomed the new commander to their unit during a change of command ceremony at Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina. Col. Richard Gay relinquished his command of seven years to Johnson as Gay prepares for his retirement later in the year. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Jonathan Lane)
Johnson takes 315 MXG command
Members of the 315th Maintenance Group welcomed a new commander for their unit during a change of
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315th Airlift Wing Joint Base Charleston Eighteen 315 AW Reservist selected for lieutenant colonel
 The 315th Airlift Wing commander is happy to announce the names of its officers, today, who were
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An aircrew from the 357th Airlift Squadron from Maxwell Air Force Base transports an ambulance from Ohio to Oaxaca, Mexico on the flightline of Joint Base Charleston – Air Base, S.C., Aug. 30, 2016. This ambulance is being donated through the Denton program and will help five local communities providing transportation to any hospital within a one hour radius. (Courtesy photo) Denton Program: providing worldwide humanitarian support
The Jeremiah Denton Amendment, named in honor of former Navy pilot, Vietnam prisoner-of-war and
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Petty Officer 1st Class Mark Vanwyck (right) briefs commanders and their Honorary Commanders prior to a tour of the Cooper River at Joint Base Charleston, S.C., June 13, 2016. The tour allowed leaders to learn about the unique water mission the Navy shares with the Air Force and see first-hand what it is like to patrol the harbor. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Renae Pittman) Boat tour broadens horizons for honorary commanders
Honorary Commanders joined their active-duty counterparts on a tour of the 628th Security Forces
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A group of Lowcountry girls tour the cargo area of a C-17 Globemaster III where they spoke with Aeromedical evacuation aircrew and loadmaster. Over 130 middle and high school girls from 12 Lowcountry schools visited Joint Base Charleston March 22 to learn about jobs in aviation as part of the 315th Airlift Wing’s 9th annual Women in Aviation Career Day. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jonathan Lane) Women In Aviation Career Day inspires local girls
Over 130 middle and high school girls from 12 Lowcountry schools visited Joint Base Charleston March 22 to learn about jobs in aviation as part of the 315th Airlift Wing’s 9th annual Women in Aviation Career Day.
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Guest speaker Lt. Col. Terry Troutman, Air Force Reserve Command Mobility Combat Support officer, speaks to students during the Joint Base Charleston Tuskegee Airmen Career Day Feb. 25, 2016. The 315th Airlift Wing's first Tuskegee Airmen Career Day drew  over 130 local teenage boys to Joint Base Charleston, S.C. to learn about careers in aviation. The event also celebrated the story of the first black pilots in the American military – the Tuskegee Airmen. (courtesy photo by Senior Master Sgt. Eric Keys) 315 AW’s first Tuskegee Airmen Career Day inspires local teens
The 315th Airlift Wing held its first Tuskegee Airmen Career Day drawing over 130 local teenage boys
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Members of the 315th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron conduct training operations with the support from Civil Air Patrol volunteers onboard a C-17 Globemaster III, assigned to the 300th Airlift Squadron, near Joint Base Charleston, S.C., May 18, 2016. The squadrons conducted the training to enhance their ability to receive, regulate, transport and track patients to and from Natural Disaster Medical System hospitals near Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jonathan Lane) AES prepares for disaster
Members of the 315th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron participated in a National Disaster Medical
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Capt. Ed Sutton, 701st Airlift Squadron, poses for a photo with his brother Andrew, a missionary, and his family in Grand Goave, Haiti during a Denton Cargo humanitarian mission.  Andrew, his wife Angie, and their three daughters live, work and serve with Hands and Feet Children’s Village in Grand Goave, Haiti where they provide hope and care for 34 children ranging from ages 18 months to 20 years old. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Tom Brading) Humanitarian mission has unique family connection
Capt. Ed Sutton, a C-17 pilot with the 701st Airlift Squadron at Joint Base Charleston, South
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Default Air Force Logo 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.
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A a City of Coral Gables firetruck is loaded into the back of a Joint Base Charleston C-17 Globemaster III at Homestead Air Reserve Base, Fl. April 2.  Reservists from 300th Airlift Squadron delivered the donated fire truck to to La Antigua, Guatemala as part of the Denton Cargo program. (Courtesy Photo) Charleston Reservists haul donated firetruck to Guatemala
Reservist from the 300th Airlift Squadron flying a Joint Base Charleston C-17 Globemaster III
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A group of Lowcountry girls tour the cargo area of a C-17 Globemaster III where they spoke with Aeromedical evacuation aircrew and loadmaster. Over 130 middle and high school girls from 12 Lowcountry schools visited Joint Base Charleston March 22 to learn about jobs in aviation as part of the 315th Airlift Wing’s 9th annual Women in Aviation Career Day. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jonathan Lane) Women In Aviation Career Day inspires Charleston girls
Over 130 middle and high school girls from 12 Lowcountry schools visited Joint Base Charleston March 22 to learn about jobs in aviation as part of the 315th Airlift Wing’s 9th annual Women in Aviation Career Day.
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