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  • JB Charleston serves as Hurricane Florence staging area

    Joint Base Charleston joined the relief efforts to help victims of Hurricane Florence by becoming a staging location for various rescue and relief units as of Sept. 14, 2018. The teams standing by for the efforts consisted of the 334th Air Expeditionary Group, the South Carolina and Pennsylvania Army National Guard Helicopter Aquatic Rescue Teams as well as the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
  • CMSAF Wright: The Airmen We Need must be resilient

    In order to win tomorrow’s war, defend the homeland and remain a safe and secure nuclear deterrent, Airmen must be well trained, well led, agile and resilient, according to the Air Force’s most senior enlisted leader. Building upon Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson’s discussion of the “Air Force We Need” and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein’s assessment of how to use the advantages of multi-domain operations, Wright said the “Airmen We Need” must be well trained, well led and agile in addition to resilient.
  • The Air Force we need

    The Force We Need study provides the initial response the Air Force owes to Congress. In posture hearings in Spring 2018, the Air Force stated it would deliver a preliminary answer on the required force structure based on the new National Defense Strategy (NDS) by the end of August. This Air Force analysis supports a large study effort based on the FY18 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), Section 1064 to present alternative aircraft inventories to meet the National Security and National Defense Strategies of the United States.
  • Air Force Reserve accepting Mandatory Separation Date and High Year of Tenure extension requests

    Air Force Reserve announced a temporary initiative for Reserve Citizen Airmen to request to serve beyond their Mandatory Separation or High Year of Tenure Date.
  • JB Charleston commander terminates full evacuation order, recalls all personnel

    The Joint Base Charleston Commander fully terminated the limited evacuation order and issued a recall order for all remaining personnel as of 12 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018 after the governor’s announcement that lifted the state’s evacuation order.
  • NATO Chief Lists Benefits of Alliance to United States

    The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is as important to the United States as it is to Europe, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said at the Heritage Foundation in Washington.
  • It starts here: Development & Training Flight

    Concern, fear, anxiety, and fatigue shadow the rigid, but unorthodox position of attention among the young men and women of the 315th Airlift Wing Development and Training Flight here. Mixed among those faces, beamed a glimmer of pride and patriotism that sparked the initiative of these recently enlisted trainees who are bound for Air Force basic military training.
  • Combat Photojournalist translates Skills to Help Keep City Safe

    Frank Govea is a Los Angeles Police Department Crime Scene Photographer III. When at Joint Base Charleston, this crime scene photographer is Reserve Citizen Airman, Master Sgt. Frank Govea, combat photojournalist assigned to the 4th Combat Camera Squadron.

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