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  • Joint Base Charleston delivers Russia bound ventilators

    A Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina C-17 Globemaster III, today, picked up 50 USAID-provided ventilators at March Air Reserve Base, Calif. and delivered them to Dover Air Force Base, Maryland. The mission is the first leg of a USAID mission to deliver 200 ventilators this month to Moscow.

  • Team Charleston Bids Farewell to Col. Happy Gilmour

    Col. Gregory S. Gilmour, outgoing commander of the 315th Airlift Wing at Joint Base Charleston, retired after 33 years of service across the U.S. Air Force Reserve and U.S. Navy at a ceremony Dec. 8, 2019, at JB Charleston.“You couldn’t find a better character in a leader or a friend,” said Brig.

  • 315 AW takes 2019 Raincross Aircrew Excellence Award

    A Charleston C-17 Globemaster III aircrew won the 4th Air Force Aircrew Excellence Award, Nov. 19, for actions during a mission from Panama to Curacao, located in the Lesser Antilles, earlier in the year. The award recognized the contributions of aircrew, under the call sign REACH 111, Lt. Col.

  • Lt. Col. Bryan Lewis assumes control of the 4th Combat Camera Squadron

    Lt. Col. Bryan Lewis accepted command of the 4th Combat Camera Squadron from Col. Chad Gibson in front of members of the 315th Airlift Wing, friends and family here November 2nd, 2019. Col. Stephen Lanier, 315th Operations Group commander, officiated the change of command ceremony and passed the

  • AE treats training like a deployment

    Imagine flying at 34,000 feet, then suddenly a portion of the crew quickly puts on their oxygen masks while rushing to provide care for their patients.   That is just one of the many training scenarios the active duty and Reserve aeromedical evacuation team worked through on a recent training

  • 315th AW celebrates command chief career in retirement ceremony

    The 315th Airlift Wing celebrated the conclusion of the career of its command chief Saturday during a retirement ceremony held at the Charleston Club here.  Chief Mark Barber, the Wing’s top enlisted leader, retired after a career spanning more than three decades of service.  “After all these years