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Citizen Airmen part of Hortnets intern program Hornets supportive of Charleston Reservist's deployment
When Charleston Reservist Staff Sgt. Della Creech was given the opportunity to work as an HR co-op for the NBA’s Charlotte Hornets she was thrilled. But midway through her co-op, the then special handling joint inspector with the 81st Aerial Port Squadron, here, was tasked with a Middle East deployment as part of Operation Inherent Resolve. Despite her fears, Creech received the full support of her Hornets’ supervisors and coworkers—especially James Jordan, Jr., the team’s executive vice president and chief administrative officer.
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Maj. Gen. Leo Williams administers the Oath of Enlistment to five eager enlistees during the start of Tuskegee Airmen Career Day, Feb. 27, 2018 at Joint Base Charleston, S.C. (U.S. Air Force photo by SrA Jonathan Lane). Charleston students attend Tuskegee Airmen Career Day
More than 100 students from 13 local schools attended the annual Tuskegee Airman Career Day, Feb. 27, 2018, hosted by the 315th Airlift Wing at Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina.
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Helping those in need -- Reservists continue to deliver aid to Haiti Helping those in need -- Reservists continue to deliver aid to Haiti
Reservists from the 315th Airlift Wing at Joint Base Charleston delivered nearly 100,000 pounds of humanitarian aid to Haiti this weekend. The missions involved two C-17 Globemaster III aircraft delivering donated supplies and a well-drilling truck to the people of Haiti.
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We're Open! Government open again!
Government is reopened. Joint Base Charleston and the 315th Airlift Wing returned to normal base operations today. The president has signed a continuing resolution extension through Feb.8, 2018. The office of personnel management directed federal employees to return to work Tuesday, Jan. 23.
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One of three school buses is offloaded in Haiti from a Joint Base Charleston C-17 aircraft, which transported it as humanitarian cargo that was donated to a Port-au-Prince outreach school, December 16, 2017.

Aircrew from the 315 AW's 317th Airlift Squadron with support from JB McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst's 514th Air Mobility Wing flew the buses as part of the Denton program, which allows for space available on military aircraft to be used for humanitarian cargo.

(U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Justin Clark) Helping Haiti’s Children: 315th Delivers Buses to Haitian School Org
A two-pronged mission over a weekend in December not only helped to keep 315th Airlift Wing aircrews current on all their certifications, but also delivered three badly-needed buses to schools in Haiti. Citizen Airmen of Joint Base Charleston’s 317th Airlift Squadron, with support from three additional Citizen Airmen of the 514th Air Mobility Wing from Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, transported the school buses in a C-17 aircraft from Charleston to Port-au-Prince, where they were offloaded at Toussaint Louverture International Airport, December 16, 2017.
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560th Red Horse Returns Home From Deployment Hundreds welcome 560th RED HORSE Airmen home
During the warm evening hours of Nov. 3, hundreds of eager family members and friends anxiously awaited for the arrival of more than 90 Citizen Airmen returning from a long deployment in the Middle East. The Airmen, assigned to the 560th RED HORSE Squadron, here, deployed together.
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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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