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A C-17 Globemaster III aircraft takes off from Joint Base Charleston with equipment headed for Argentina, Nov. 18, 2017. Joint Base Charleston's efforts are helping aid the search and rescue of the A.R.A. San Juan, an Argentine navy submarine that went missing Nov. 15, 2017. As part of the support, two C-17 Globemaster IIIs and one C-5M Super Galaxy from Air Mobility Command are delivering needed equipment and expertise to assist a partner nation. The first flight from Joint Base Charleston is carrying a tow bar, a Tunner 60K Aircraft Cargo Loader and three members of the 437th Aerial Port Squadron. While on the ground, the team will be conducting runway assessments prior to other equipment arriving in country. Additional U.S. Air Force support will be provided to aid efforts. Joint Base Charleston C-17 deploys to deliver U.S. Navy's undersea rescue
A C-17 Globemaster III from Joint Base Charleston joined six other U.S. Air Force C-17s and three C-5M Super Galaxies deployed to Argentina on Nov. 18 to deliver the U.S. Navy's undersea rescue capabilities to aid in the search for the A.R.A. San Juan, an Argentine navy submarine, which went missing in the southern Atlantic Ocean Nov. 15.
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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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Maj. Kasie Gaona, Air Force Reservist, prepares a student for Aerospace Physiology refresher training using the Reduced Oxygen Breathing Device and Hypoxia Familiarization Trainer May 3. By using the device, Airmen receive their five-year required physiology training in a realistic simulation, locally and without the risks associated with the hypobaric chamber. Aircrew training device saves AMC time, money
JOINT BASE CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Members of Joint Base Charleston celebrated the standup of the Total
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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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Maj. Kasie Gaona, Air Force Reservist, prepares a student for Aerospace Physiology refresher training using the Reduced Oxygen Breathing Device and Hypoxia Familiarization Trainer May 3. By using the device, Airmen receive their five-year required physiology training in a realistic simulation, locally and without the risks associated with the hypobaric chamber. Aircrew training device saves AMC time, money
Members of Joint Base Charleston celebrated the standup of the Total Force Aerospace and Operational
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