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  • U.S. Remains Engaged in Indo-Pacific Region, Officials Say

    WASHINGTON -- The United States has deep interests in the Indo-Pacific and will remain engaged in the region, U.S. officials said at the Center for a New American Security conference here yesterday.
  • Employee Assistance Program—One-Stop Resource for Support

    The Air Force’s new Employee Assistance Program provides civilian employees and their families with free, confidential resources and support to help manage normal everyday life challenges that may affect job performance and personal well-being.
  • Be safe before, during and after a thunderstorm

    Summer has arrived and with it comes the threat of severe storms. Each year, the United States averages around 10,000 thunderstorms and each thunderstorm typically produces heavy rain for 30 minutes to an hour. ... All thunderstorms are dangerous because every thunderstorm produces lightening. Each year in the United States, approximately 300 people are struck by lightning. Of those struck, about 30 people are killed and others suffer lifelong disabilities.
  • JB Charleston and Charleston County Aviation Authority sign airfield snow and ice removal agreement

    Leaders at Joint Base Charleston and the Charleston County Aviation Authority signed a memorandum of understanding for airfield snow and ice removal here June 14, 2018. This memorandum establishes policies and procedures recommended by a joint task force for the cooperation and coordination of snow removal operations at the jointly used flying facilities.
  • Some ARTs eligible for aviation bonus

    The Air Force Reserve Command is expanding the Aviation Bonus Program to qualifying Air Reserve Technician (ART) as part of an effort to increase the rated-aircrew retention.
  • Charleston Reservists earn multiple aeromedical evacuation awards

    Several Reserve Citizen Airmen from Joint Base Charleston's 315th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, a
  • Heat Stress Safety

    With summer knocking at the door and high temperatures already visiting Joint Base Charleston, it is imperative to recognize the potential life-threatening factors associated with heat exhaustion, especially in relation to small children and family pets. The greatest risk for heat stroke/exhaustion for small children and pets results from being left unattended in a hot vehicle. On average, 37 children die in hot cars every year in the United States. Peak occurrences happen between Memorial Day and Labor Day.
  • Citizen Airmen to represent Air Force at triathlon championship again

    Maj. Jamie Turner, 317th Airlift Squadron pilot, once again was selected by Air Force officials as one of the representatives donning the Air Force sports jersey at the 2018 Armed Forces Triathlon Championship.

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