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  • Joint Base Charleston Airman support historic presidential mission to Cuba

    As President Obama landed in Havana, Cuba, it marked the first time a sitting U.S. President visited the communist nation in over 88 years, and Joint Base Charleston Airmen played a pivotal role in the historic mission.Airmen from the 628th Air Base Wing, 437th and 315th Airlift Wings provided

  • Women In Aviation Career Day inspires local girls

    Over 130 middle and high school girls from 12 Lowcountry schools visited Joint Base Charleston March 22 to learn about jobs in aviation as part of the 315th Airlift Wing’s 9th annual Women in Aviation Career Day.

  • Small Mexico town experiences their first C-17

    It is extremely rare when a C-17 aircrew, with a combined 173 years of total flight experience, lands in a place they never visited.But yesterday, Reservists from the 315th Airlift Wing at Joint Base Charleston, S.C. flew a mission supporting the Coast Guard into Bahias de Huatulco, Mexico. “We were

  • Charleston Airmen receive 4 AF Aircrew Excellence Award

    A Team Charleston Aircrew, received the Fourth Air Force Aircrew Excellence Award Nov. 19 here for their efforts while executing an airlift mission to Central African Republic Sept. 25, 2015.As a part of Operation Echo Casemate, the aircrew of REACH 356 braved poor weather conditions, fuel system

  • 315th AW wins big at European air show

    Recognized for “Best Static Display,” Airmen from the 315th Airlift Wing at Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina delivered military pride, strength and technology with a C-17 at the Royal Naval Air Station Yeovilton International Air Day July 11, 2015.  The air show marked 75 years of existence for