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  • Turtles’ stadium flyover helps kick off Jaguars game

    While the Jacksonville Jaguars lost their Oct. 21 home game against the Houston Texans, 20-7, the game at least started off with a thunderous roar from a Charleston C-17 Globemaster III flown a mere 1,500 feet above by the 701st Airlift Squadron aka the “Turtles.”

  • 315th AES welcomes new commander

    The 315th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron officially welcomed a new commander during an assumption of command ceremony Sunday, August 5, 2018, at the Yonkie Auditorium here. Lt. Col. David Bailey took command of the squadron he’s been interim commander for since July 2017.“I’d like to say thank you

  • Charleston Reservists earn multiple aeromedical evacuation awards

    Several Reserve Citizen Airmen from Joint Base Charleston's 315th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, a component of the Air Force Reserve's 315th Airlift Wing, recently garnered awards from the Air Force Reserve Command.Congratulations to the following 2017 Air Force Reserve Command Aeromedical

  • Inspector General rates the 315 AW - Effective

    Following the two-year capstone inspection event held during the May UTA, the Air Force Reserve Command’s Inspector General provided the 315th Airlift Wing with an overall inspection rating of “effective”.

  • Helping Haiti’s Children: 315th Delivers Buses to Haitian School Org

    A two-pronged mission over a weekend in December not only helped to keep 315th Airlift Wing aircrews current on all their certifications, but also delivered three badly-needed buses to schools in Haiti. Citizen Airmen of Joint Base Charleston’s 317th Airlift Squadron, with support from three

  • Santa visits 315th AW, brings holiday cheer

    Airmen and their families gathered on the flight line for Santa's annual arrival aboard a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft Dec. 2, 2017, here.This year was the seventh anniversary for Santa’s visit to the base, which hosted more than 100 315th Airlift Wing personnel and their families for the event.As

  • AFRC commander visits Charleston Reservists

    Lt. Gen. Maryanne Miller, Air Force Reserve Command commander, visited Joint Base Charleston, S.C. this weekend to meet with Citizen Airmen of the 315th Airlift Wing.

  • 317th AS trains with Army in Alaska

    Pilots and loadmasters from the U.S. Air Force Reserve’s 317th Airlift Squadron, along with aircraft maintainers from the 315th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, from Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina recently flew to Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, for training during their annual