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  • Fourteen 315 AW officers selected for 0-5 promotion

    The 315th Airlift Wing commander would like to congratulate the following wing members who were selected for the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. - Lt Col (sel) Heidi Bucheit, 701 AS- Lt Col (sel) Melinda Carr, 315 AMDS- Lt Col (sel) Frank Dalmau, 315 ALCF- Lt Col (sel) Jason Dethier, 315 MXS- Lt Col

  • Know your rights, protection under USERRA

    Are you a reservist or guard member who has an employer who is upset with your absence due to military service? The Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) found at 10 U.S.C. § 4301-4335 and 20 C.F.R. § 1002, protects people who are absent from their civilian jobs due to

  • 315th AW Reservists help paratroopers celebrate 75 years

    As the light flashed green in the back of a Joint Base Charleston, S.C. C-17 Globemaster III a group of Army paratroopers standing in line took their turn stepping out the jump door into the sky over Lawson Army Airfield like their predecessors did before them 75 years ago at this same

  • 315th AW app puts information at your fingertips

    The 315th Airlift Wing released a new mobile device app this week which brings the wing’s latest news and information to Reservists’ fingertips.“We wanted to have our own app that would make it easier for our Reservists to stay up to date on the wing,” said Maj. Wayne Capps, 315th AW Public Affairs

  • 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

  • Vietman, A Look Back: Part III

    Editor's Note: Mr. Michael Petersen's story is a four-part series that takes an in-depth look at the hardships, camaraderie and challenges of the Vietnam War and integration back into daily life once returning home. Petersen is a retired Air Force Reserve command chief master sergeant and currently

  • Reservist second at Armed Forces Trialthlon Championship

    Maj. Jamie Turner, a Reservist at Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina, continued her world-class triathlete success as the second female to cross the finish line at the Armed Forces Triathlon Championship in Hammond, Indiana, June 7.  Turner’s accomplishments in her last five races solidified her

  • 315th lean management gaining ground in the Lowcountry

    Maj. Kimberly Champagne, 315th Airlift Wing process manager here, spoke to members of the American Society for Quality Charleston Section June 23 about lean processes and project management tools used to save hundreds of thousands of dollars in salary and per deim funds.Champagne was invited to

  • Delivering Hope: 315th AW delivers Denton aid to Haiti, Saint Kitts

    Reservists from the 317th Airlift Squadron delivered humanitarian aid June 13, from Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina to the islands of Haiti, Saint Kitts and Nevis. According to Capt. John Williams, 317th AS C-17 Globemaster III pilot and aircraft commander for the mission, bringing

  • MSG commander retires after 33 years

    Friends, family and fellow Airmen gathered at the Base Theatre today to celebrate the long career and retirement of Col. James B. Hurley, commander, 315th Mission Support Group, Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina.  During Hurley’s 33-year career, he served with the active duty Air Force then