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First Air Force C-17First Air Force C-17
First Air Force C-17

The original patch worn by the initial C-17a Combined Test Force. Members of the 315th Airlift Wing and 437th AW were hand selected based on their expertise to help bring the C-17s online and train the first C-17 maintainers for the Air Force.
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Posted: 9/11/2013

First Air Force C-17First Air Force C-17
First Air Force C-17

Reserve members of the original C-17 cadre. pose for a photo in front of the the Air Force's first C-17. (Courtesy Photo)
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Posted: 9/11/2013

First Air Force C-17First Air Force C-17
First Air Force C-17

The Air Force's first C-17 arrives at Charleston Air Force Base, S.C. June 14, 1993 approaches the runway amid a sea of C-141 Starlifthers. Now 20 years later the final Air Force C-17 will be arriving from the Boeing C-17 factory Sept. 12, 2013. (Courtesy Photo)
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Posted: 9/11/2013

C-141 crewsC-141 crews
C-141 crews

Former C-141 Starlifter 701st Airlift Squadron aircrew members pose for a photograph in front of their favorite aircraft at the Joint Base Charleston, S.C. Heritage air park May 11, 2012 . The crew, which included several still active members flew the Starlifter during 70, 80 and 90s, were given access inside the historic static display where they showed their friends and families what the aircraft was like. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Michael Dukes)
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Posted: 5/11/2012

315th History315th History
315th History

This weekend a new sign was placed at Spanhoe Field in the UK. The sign marks the airfield where the 315th Troop Carrier Group flew out of during WW II. In the picture is Stephen Barker, a good friend of the wing who donated the new sign. (courtesy photo)
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Posted: 11/14/2011

Rmbr911Rmbr911
Rmbr911

New York City, N.Y shines two lights where the twin towers stood on September 11, 2001 to commerate the sacrifices we made during that tragic day.
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Posted: 9/10/2011

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WRAMC

The original Walter Reed General Hospital was build in 1909. It quickly became the premier military medical center for the next century. Some of the first war wounded from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan were treated there. (Walter Reed photo by Michael Dukes)
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Posted: 8/30/2011

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WRAMC

Walter Reed Army Medical Center closed it doors for the last time Aug. 27. Most of the staff and patients transferred to the newly opened Walter Reed Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md. on the campus of the National Naval Medical Center or to the new hospital located at Fort Belvoir, Va. (Walter Reed photo by Michael Dukes)
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Posted: 8/30/2011

Charleston AFB historic photosCharleston AFB historic photos
Charleston AFB historic photos

Charleston AFB historic photos (U.S. Air Force photo/315th Airlift Wing Public Affairs)
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Posted: 1/19/2011

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Charleston AFB historic photos

Charleston AFB historic photos (U.S. Air Force photo/315th Airlift Wing Public Affairs)
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Posted: 1/19/2011

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Charleston AFB historic photos

Charleston AFB historic photos (U.S. Air Force photo/315th Airlift Wing Public Affairs)
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Posted: 1/19/2011

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Charleston AFB historic photos

Charleston AFB historic photos (U.S. Air Force photo/315th Airlift Wing Public Affairs)
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Posted: 1/19/2011

C-141 paint jobC-141 paint job
C-141 paint job

Members of the 315th Maintenance Squadron, Charleston AFB, S.C. preps the C-141 Starlifter residing in Heritage Park for a new paint job. The new paint job will reflect the historical paint scheme of the final C-141 that recently retired during a ceremony at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. (Photo by 1st Lt. Wayne Capps, USAFR)
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Posted: 6/19/2006

C-141 paint jobC-141 paint job
C-141 paint job

A member of the 315th Maintenance Squadron, Charleston AFB, S.C. preps the C-141 Starlifter residing in Heritage Park for a new paint job. The new paint job will reflect the historical paint scheme of the final C-141 that recently retired during a ceremony at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. (Photo by 1st Lt. Wayne Capps, USAFR)
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Posted: 6/19/2006

C-141 paint jobC-141 paint job
C-141 paint job

Senior Airman Ryan Mungavin, a reservist assigned to the 315th Maintenance Squadron, Charleston AFB, S.C. preps the C-141 Starlifter residing in Heritage Park for a new paint job. The new paint job will reflect the historical paint scheme of the final C-141 that recently retired during a ceremony at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. (Photo by 1st Lt. Wayne Capps, USAFR)
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Posted: 6/19/2006

C-141 paint jobC-141 paint job
C-141 paint job

Members of the 315th Maintenance Squadron, Charleston AFB, S.C. preps the C-141 Starlifter residing in Heritage Park for a new paint job. The new paint job will reflect the historical paint scheme of the final C-141 that recently retired during a ceremony at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. (Photo by 1st Lt. Wayne Capps, USAFR)
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Posted: 6/19/2006

Flightline at PRAB, RVNFlightline at PRAB, RVN
Flightline at PRAB, RVN

This is an aerial photograph of Phan Rang Air Base (PRAB), Republic of Vietnam (RVN) taken from a Fairchild C-123 Provider shortly after take off. (Photograph courtesy of Jim Alvis, 71 SOS)
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Posted: 6/8/2006

315 CAMS Emblem 315 CAMS Emblem
315 CAMS Emblem

The emblem of the 315th Consolidated Aircraft Maintenance Squadron (CAMS) pictured above one of the workhorses of the Vietnam War, Fairchild's C-123 Provider. The Latin motto "Ut Viri Volent", located below the spinning three bladed propellor, translates to "That Men May Fly". (Photograph courtesy of Mike Vogel, 315 SOW/CAMS)
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Posted: 6/8/2006

Combat Support Group Headquarters, 1968-1969Combat Support Group Headquarters, 1968-1969
Combat Support Group Headquarters, 1968-1969

This is a photograph of the 315th Combat Support Group Headquarters Building at Phan Rang Air Base (PRAB), Republic of Vietnam. PRAB was home to 3-1-5 from 1 August 1967 to 31 March 1972. (Photograph courtesy of Mike Vogel, 315 SOW/CAMS)
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Posted: 6/8/2006

1984 Rodeo Crew1984 Rodeo Crew
1984 Rodeo Crew

Members of the 1984 315 Military Airlift Wing Rodeo Team pictured next to their C-141B. The 1984 team captured the "Best ERO" award during the competition. The 315 MAW was aligned under the 14 Air Force during this period, the famous "Flying Tigers" from WWII. (USAF Historical Photograph)
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Posted: 6/7/2006

1983 Rodeo Crew1983 Rodeo Crew
1983 Rodeo Crew

The 1983 edition of the 315th Military Airlift Wing's Rodeo pose in front of their C-141B Starlifter. (USAF Historical Photograph)
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Posted: 6/7/2006

1982 Rodeo Crew1982 Rodeo Crew
1982 Rodeo Crew

Proud members of the 1982 315th Military Airlift Wing Rodeo Team. Rodeo is the Air Mobility Command's international competition that test the participants in a number of mobility skills such as air drop, air refueling, and ground related operations. (USAF Historical Photograph)
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Posted: 6/7/2006

1982 Reforger Air Drop Crew 1982 Reforger Air Drop Crew
1982 Reforger Air Drop Crew

An aircrew from the 315th Military Airlift Wing during a REFORGER (Return of Forces to Germany) exercise in 1982. The REFORGER exercises were designed to test the ability of the United States to rapidly deploy conventional forces from the US to Central Europe. (USAF Historical Photograph)
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Posted: 6/7/2006

Lockheed C-141Lockheed C-141
Lockheed C-141

The C-141 Starlifter was this nation’s first jet transport, designed specifically to meet military specifications as a troop and cargo carrier. The first C-141 arrived in Charleston in 1965 and the 3-1-5 shared in the operation and maintenance of this aircraft with the 437 AW from 1973 to 2000. The Starlifter has participated in numerous operations, exercises, and relief missions during that time while providing hope and comfort to millions of people globally. (USAF Photo/John Rossino)
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Posted: 5/11/2006

Lockheed C-5Lockheed C-5
Lockheed C-5

This massive aircraft is designed for strategic airlift and is capable of transporting anything that the Army operates. The C-5 Galaxy was only with the 3-1-5 for a very short time in the early 1970s, but it continues to provide crucial airlift capabilities today. The C-5 can carry 270 troops and has a maximum payload of 240,000 pounds. (USAF Historical Photo)
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Posted: 5/11/2006

Cessna O2Cessna O2
Cessna O2

This little airplane had a dual role mission during the Vietnam War. The O2 Skymaster, flown by a pilot and an observer, was tasked with forward air control and reconnaissance missions that involved target marking and battle damage assessment. In its other role, the O2 provided propaganda broadcasting and leaflet drop capabilities. (USAF Historical Photo)
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Posted: 5/11/2006

Lockheed C-130Lockheed C-130
Lockheed C-130

Forty different models have been produced of this legendary aircraft. In 1963, a C-130 Hercules landed on an aircraft carrier without using the arresting gear, thus becoming the heaviest aircraft to have ever accomplished this feat. As a transport airplane, the H model of the C-130 can carry 64 troops, 92 patients, or 45,000 pounds of cargo. (USAF Historical Photo)
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Posted: 5/11/2006

Fairchild C-123Fairchild C-123
Fairchild C-123

The C-123 Provider was a tactical airlifter that saw a lot of action during the Vietnam War. Although designed and primarily used as a troop and cargo transport, some Providers, known as the UC-123, were outfitted with special nozzles that would disperse defoliant or insecticides. The C-123 could carry 61 troops and transport 15,000 pounds of cargo. (USAF Historical Photo)
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Posted: 5/11/2006

Cessna OA-37BCessna OA-37B
Cessna OA-37B

The A-37 Dragonfly was developed to encounter insurgencies and guerilla warfare and Vietnam became the ideal proving ground for this aircraft. The 7.62 MM mini gun mounted in its nose could deliver 6,000 rounds per minute. The Dragonfly was a modified T-37 designed to be flown by a crew of two but was normally operated by a single pilot in the left seat. (USAF Historical Photo)
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Posted: 5/11/2006

DeHavilland CV-2DeHavilland CV-2
DeHavilland CV-2

The CV-2 Caribou was an airplane operated by the Army to initially re-supply their Special Forces troops. The Caribou played an important role during the conflict in Vietnam because it was able to operate on airfields not accessible to the C-123 or C-130. In 1967, the CV-2 was transferred to the Air Force inventory and became known as the C-7. (Photo courtesy of theaviationzone.com)
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Posted: 5/11/2006

Curtiss-Wright C-46Curtiss-Wright C-46
Curtiss-Wright C-46

The C-46 Commando gained fame by flying the treacherous Himalayan supply routes during WWII, known as the Hump. The C-46 was normally operated by a crew of four and could carry 50 troops and transport 15,000 pounds of cargo. (USAF Historical Photo)
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Posted: 5/11/2006

Douglas C-47Douglas C-47
Douglas C-47

The C-47 Skytrain was one of the most durable and versatile of our aircraft, having served in three different wars with the 3-1-5. General Dwight Eisenhower credited the C-47 as one of the four machines that won WWII, along with the bulldozer, landing craft, and the 6 by 6 truck. (USAF Historical Photo)
Douglas C-47


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Posted: 5/10/2006

    

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