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Click here Santa visits 315th AW, brings holiday cheer
Airmen and their families gathered on the flight line for Santa's annual arrival aboard a C-17
0 12/03
2017
AFRC Commander visits Charleston AFRC commander visits Charleston Reservists
Lt. Gen. Maryanne Miller, Air Force Reserve Command commander, visited Joint Base Charleston, S.C. this weekend to meet with Citizen Airmen of the 315th Airlift Wing.
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2017
Photo of Citizen Airmen Training in Alaska 317th AS trains with Army in Alaska
Pilots and loadmasters from the U.S. Air Force Reserve’s 317th Airlift Squadron, along with aircraft maintainers from the 315th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, from Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina recently flew to Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, for training during their annual tour. Alaska represents a new challenge for the squadron -- it’s an unfamiliar environment exceedingly different from their usual training airspace in Charleston.
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2017
Tech. Sgt. William Anderson, an Airman from the 81st Aerial Port Squadron, Joint Base Charleston, conducts off-station annual training in the special handling section at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, July 19, 2017. Anderson’s use of this ICEM pallet mover, nicknamed “Blue Goose,” allows him to move large pallets of cargo with ease.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jonathan Lane) Charleston's 81st Aerial Porters Hone Skills at High-Volume Germany Hub
For two weeks in July 2017, Reservists from Joint Base Charleston's 81st Aerial Port Squadron trained on real-world Aerial Port operations in the high-volume port of Ramstein Air Base, Germany, perfecting skills that they'll need in the event of a deployment.
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Tech. Sgt. William Anderson, an Airman from the 81st Aerial Port Squadron, Joint Base Charleston, conducts off-station annual training in the special handling section at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, July 19, 2017. Anderson’s use of this ICEM pallet mover, nicknamed “Blue Goose,” allows him to move large pallets of cargo with ease. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jonathan Lane) At Aerial Port, Special Handling section trains to handle Hazmat, sensitive cargo
As part of moving cargo to and from aircraft, Staff Sgt. William Anderson with Joint Base Charleston's 81st Aerial Port Squadron trains to move sensitive cargo and hazardous materials at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, July 2017. The 81st APS is a component of the Air Force Reserve's 315th Airlift Wing.
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Senior Airman Marquise White and Tech. Sgt. Renee Kiger, Air Transportation Journeymen with Joint Base Charleston's 81st Aerial Port Squadron, process passenger luggage and tickets at Ramstein Air Base's passenger terminal, July 13, 2017. White and Kiger are responsible for ensuring that passengers and their baggage are safely processed to departing aircraft.  Reservists from JB Charleston trained at Ramstein in July 2017 to help stay ready for any upcoming deployments. (U.S. Air Force photo by 1st Lt. Justin Clark) 
Passenger Terminal Aerial Porters help to transport service members, families, retirees
Passenger Terminal Airmen regularly interact with service members, their families, retirees, and other passengers from all walks of life trying to get where they need to be. As members of the 81st Aerial Port Squadron, Citizen Airmen from Joint Base Charleston honed their terminal-operation skills during two weeks of real-world training at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, July 2017.
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Staff Sgt. Anthony Pokorny, Air Transportation Journeyman with the 81st Aerial Port Squadron out of Joint Base Charleston, S.C., operates a 60K cargo lift while offloading air cargo at Ramstein AB, Germany, July 12, 2017.  Citizen Airmen of the 81st APS performed two weeks of annual training at Ramstein in order to maintain readiness and familiarization with high-volume aerial port operations.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jonathan Lane) Moving cargo on a busy ramp? Aerial Porters from the 81st make it look easy
During annual training at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Reservists from Joint Base Charleston's 81st Aerial Port Squadron offloaded real-world cargo destined to other bases in Europe and Southwest Asia.
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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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Photo of Citizen Airmen Training in Alaska 317th AS trains with Army in Alaska
Pilots and loadmasters from the U.S. Air Force Reserve’s 317th Airlift Squadron, along with aircraft maintainers from the 315th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, from Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina recently flew to Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, for training during their annual tour. Alaska represents a new challenge for the squadron -- it’s an unfamiliar environment, exceedingly different from their usual training airspace in Charleston.
0 8/30
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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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Airmen with the 68th Airlift Squadron unload vehicles from a C-5M Super Galaxy aircraft during exercise Patriot Hook April 26, 2017 at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. Patriot Hook is an annual joint-service exercise coordinated by the Air Force Reserve, designed to integrate the military and first responders of federal, state and local agencies by providing training to mobilize quickly and deploying in military aircraft in the event of a regional emergency or natural disaster. (U.S. Air Force photo by Benjamin Faske) AFRC Wings descend on California for Patriot Hook Exercise
In a massive collaboration of more than 350 military, federal, and state personnel, and five Air Force Reserve Command Wings convened in California April 26 - May 1 to participate in Patriot Hook. The six-day exercise spanned across three sites in California, simulating austere Forward Operating Locations at Vandenberg Air Force Base, March Air Reserve Base, and Naval Air Station North Island.  
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(Ret.) Lt. Col. Enoch “Woody” Woodhouse, an original Tuskegee Airman, awaits the guest speaker Feb. 23, 2017, the morning of the Tuskegee Airmen Career Day at Joint Base Charleston, S.C. More than 150 students from middle and high school boys from 17 Lowcountry school visited Joint Base Charleston Feb. 23, 2017, to learn about jobs in aviation as part of the second annual Tuskegee Airmen Career Day, hosted by the 315th Airlift Wing. The boys were able to learn about military and civilian careers in aviation by more than 15 different career fields. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Tom Brading) 315th AW hosts second annual Tuskegee Airmen Career Day
More than 150 middle and high school boys from 17 Lowcountry schools attended the second annual Tuskegee Airmen Career Day here Feb. 23.
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Palletized humanitarian aid cargo is offloaded from a Joint Base Charleston C-17 aircraft in Managua, Nicaragua, during a 315th Airlift Wing training mission, February 5, 2017.  The cargo, which was donated by groups within the U.S., was delivered as part of the Denton program, which allows for empty space on military cargo planes to be used for humanitarian relief.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Maj. Wayne Capps) Charleston C-17s deliver aid to Nicaragua, Haiti
More than 130,000 pounds of humanitarian aid was airlifted to relief organizations in Central American and Caribbean nations by the 315th Airlift Wing, Feb. 5, during a training mission that carried cargo as part of the Denton humanitarian program. The cargo, which mainly consisted of food, was donated by outreach groups and humanitarian organizations within the United States. It will provide an estimated 5.4 million meals to nearly 285,000 people - primarily children – in Nicaragua and Haiti.
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