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Members from the 560th RED HORSE Squadron, along with joint mission partners and special guests, attend a ribbon cutting ceremony for the opening of a new readiness and training facility Jan. 6, 2017, at Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina. The new buildings will provide dedicated areas for the unit's offices, shops and storage (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jonathan Lane). RED HORSE cuts ribbon on new facility
Members from the 560th RED HORSE Squadron, along with joint mission partners and special guests,
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A High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle was tied down with both the existing tiedowns and new synthetic tiedowns to conduct a side by side demonstration during an operational evaluation on Joint Base Charleston, Nov. 28 and 29. The evaluation was a culmination of an Air Force Research Labs, Advanced Power Technology Office, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, initiative to reduce aircraft weight by almost 1,000 pounds for better fuel efficiency. JB Charleston test new equipment, saves AF millions
An operational evaluation of new synthetic tie downs and winch cables for the C-17 Globemaster III took place here in November 2016. Tie downs are ropes, cords, straps or chains that secure items during airlift operations; winch cables help adjust the tension on tie downs, securing the load.
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Airman 1st Class Maygan Straight, combat broadcaster with 1st Combat Camera Squadron, Joint Base Charleston, S.C., speaks with retired Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Ron Evans during a visit to the Veterans Victory House, Walterboro, S.C., Dec. 2, 2016. Members of the Air Force Sergeants Association and volunteers gather annually to support local Veterans during the holiday season. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Amy Picard) COMCAM Airmen help Veterans decorate trees
Members of the 1st & 4th Combat Camera Squadrons at Joint Base Charleston helped bring Christmas cheer to Veterans at the Veterans’ Victory House in Walterboro, South Carolina Dec. 2. Members of Joint Base Charleston's Air Force Sergeants Association and volunteers helped set up Christmas trees and got to know some of the Veteran in the retirement home.
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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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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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C-17 Globemaster III maintainers of the 437th and 315th Maintenance Groups at Joint Base Charleston have once again demonstrated that they are the cream of the crop after earning the 2016 Clements McMullen Daedalian Trophy for the third year in a row. (U.S. Air Force Graphic by Michael Dukes) Team Charleston maintainers earn 3rd consecutive Daedalian Tophy
C-17 Globemaster III maintainers of the 437th and 315th Maintenance Groups here have earned the 2016 Clements McMullen Daedalian Trophy for the third year in a row.
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Michelle McMeekin, Community Support Coordinator at Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina engaged 315th Airlift Wing Airmen and non-commissioned officers during a training course on effective communication up and down the chain of command at Joint Base Charleston, SC., October 16.  (U.S. Air Force Photo by 1st Lt. Justin Clark)
Communication skills training 'ripples' among Charleston Airmen
Airmen of the 315th Airlift Wing participated in leadership and communication skills training
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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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