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315th Airlift Wing News

  • Ian on path for Charleston

    Here are the latest updates from Col. John Robinson, 315 AW commander regarding Hurrican/Troppical Storm Ian:

  • 315AW Citizen Airman leads AFRC team at 26th AF marathon

    Master Sgt. Jimmie Wilbourn, who manages the 315th Airlift Wing Yellow Ribbon Program at Joint Base Charleston, S.C., recently had the opportunity to lead the Air Force Reserve Command team in the 26th Annual Air Force Marathon.

  • Wing selects 16 for STEP II promotions

    315th Airlift Wing leadership announced during its September unit training assembly that it selected 16 Reservists  for promotion under the Stripes for Exceptional Performers program effective Oct. 1, 2022.

  • Loadmasters: Mentorship starts with each other

    As the C-17 Globemaster III offloads cargo in Central America, the loadmasters in the rear of the aircraft are under the watchful eye of the squadron’s chief loadmaster. The real-world mission is also a training opportunity, and for these loadmasters mentorship is key in successfully achieving their

  • Flying Crew Chiefs – The C-17’s unsung heroes

    The flying crew chief program places maintainers on aircraft as part of the aircrew to manage general maintenance issues throughout the jet.  The C-17 is an aging fleet and according to Matthews, his job is to work through the general “quirks” of the aircraft to make sure it can get off the ground

  • Civic leader tour showcases Air Force Reserve mission

    A group of 14 civic leaders from the local area gathered at Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina, Thursday for an educational tour to MacDill Air Force Base, Fla. Civic leader tours are designed to inform community members of the Air Force Reserve mission, and to highlight the importance of the

  • Personal safety tips to survive an active shooter situation

    As of 5 Jul 22, there have been at least 314 mass shooting incidents in the 186 days of this year. Regardless of your political affiliation and beliefs or causes on mass violence; it's important for you to have a plan when you leave home. Consider the following:

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