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  • Aircrew training device saves AMC time, money

    JOINT BASE CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Members of Joint Base Charleston celebrated the standup of the Total Force Aerospace and Operational Physiology Team along with the unveiling of the Reduced Oxygen Breathing Device and Hypoxia Familiarization Trainer during a ceremony here May 2. The ROBD is used to

  • AFRC Wings descend on California for Patriot Hook Exercise

    In a massive collaboration of more than 350 military, federal, and state personnel, and five Air Force Reserve Command Wings convened in California April 26 - May 1 to participate in Patriot Hook. The six-day exercise spanned across three sites in California, simulating austere Forward Operating

  • Reservists brighten VA patients’ Christmas

    A few of Santa’s little helpers from Joint Base Charleston made a special Christmas delivery to Veteran residents at the Charleston VA’s Patriot Harbor Community Living Center Dec. 14.

  • Eighteen 315 AW Reservist selected for lieutenant colonel

     The 315th Airlift Wing commander is happy to announce the names of its officers, today, who were selected for promotion to lieutenant colonel in the latest officer promotion round.The latest selectees are:Wesley Adams, 701 ASKelli Beaty, 315 AW         Michael Bennett, 300 ASJason Brooks, 315

  • Ministry of presence – A Reserve chaplain’s way of connecting with Airmen

    Flying with an aircrew on an operational mission is not a task most people associate with when thinking about a military chaplain. Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Ronald Apollo, a chaplain with the 315th Airlift Wing, calls it “ministry of presence” and he sees this as the bedrock of what an Air Force chaplain

  • 315th AW Family and Airman Readiness receives toys from team

    Members of the Faith Christian School’s women’s varsity basketball team pose in their gym in Summerville, South Carolina, for a photo displaying gifts received from a toy drive Dec. 17, 2015. The team’s coach, Nichelle Cunningham, master sergeant with the 315th Airlift Wing Judge Advocate,

  • Charleston Reservist surprises his civilian employer with ESGR Patriot Award

    A Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina Reservist surprised his civilian workplace supervisor by nominating him for an Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Patriot Award which was presented in North Charleston Dec. 2.Staff Sgt. Charles Cantrell, 81st Aerial Port Squadron, is a principle system

  • 315th supports Soldiers for Red Dragon 2015

    Members of the 315th Airlift Wing flew C-17 Globemaster IIIs from  to support Soldiers of the 414th Chemical Brigade with transport to Fort McCoy, Wis., Aug. 15, 2015, in support of Operation Red Dragon. Red Dragon is a civil defense readiness exercise, which incorporates Army Reserve and National