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Tag: Aerial Port
  • 38 APS welcomes new commander

    The 38th Aerial Port Squadron welcomed a new commander to its ranks Sunday during a change of command ceremony, here.
  • 315th CRF tests mettle in joint-service training mission Patriot Palm

    A 315th Airlift Wing unit finished its most recent joint-service training exercise Tuesday at Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Hawaii. Teaming up with FEMA, the FBI, Army, Coast Guard and Marine Corps, the 315th Contingency Response Flight completed Exercise Patriot Palm, a joint-service emergency and natural disaster response exercise, coordinated by the Air Force Reserve, designed to integrate first responders from federal, state and local agencies, and the military by providing rapid response training.
  • Reservists return home after Middle East deployment

    More than 20 Citizen Airmen from the 38th Aerial Port Squadron were greeted by loved ones and friends today at the Charleston International Airport when they returned to Charleston after a six month deployment to the Middle East. Some members were seeing their newborn babies in person for the first time.
  • Charleston's 81st Aerial Porters Hone Skills at High-Volume Germany Hub

    For two weeks in July 2017, Reservists from Joint Base Charleston's 81st Aerial Port Squadron trained on real-world Aerial Port operations in the high-volume port of Ramstein Air Base, Germany, perfecting skills that they'll need in the event of a deployment.
  • At Aerial Port, Special Handling section trains to handle Hazmat, sensitive cargo

    As part of moving cargo to and from aircraft, Staff Sgt. William Anderson with Joint Base Charleston's 81st Aerial Port Squadron trains to move sensitive cargo and hazardous materials at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, July 2017. The 81st APS is a component of the Air Force Reserve's 315th Airlift Wing.
  • Passenger Terminal Aerial Porters help to transport service members, families, retirees

    Passenger Terminal Airmen regularly interact with service members, their families, retirees, and other passengers from all walks of life trying to get where they need to be. As members of the 81st Aerial Port Squadron, Citizen Airmen from Joint Base Charleston honed their terminal-operation skills during two weeks of real-world training at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, July 2017.
  • Moving cargo on a busy ramp? Aerial Porters from the 81st make it look easy

    During annual training at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Reservists from Joint Base Charleston's 81st Aerial Port Squadron offloaded real-world cargo destined to other bases in Europe and Southwest Asia.
  • APS sharpens skills through training

    A group of 19 Aerial Port personnel from the 38th Aerial Port Squadron board a C-17 on cool brisk morning at Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina. The destination is a short flight to Dobbins Air Reserve Base, home of the Air Transportation Proficiency Center and Deployment Readiness Training. The ATPC’s goal is to train Reserve Airman in the Air Transportation career field to be proficient in their career field.

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