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  • Reserve aircrew’s quick thinking saves the day, wins 4AF award

    The 315th Airlift Wing, at Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina, won the 2023 Fourth Air Force Aircrew Excellence Award for their quick thinking during an in-fight emergency in April of 2023.The C-17 Globemaster III airlift mission was a de-positioning sortie slated to depart from Ramstein Air

  • 315 AW recruiters help spread holiday cheer at commissary

    The 315th Airlift Wing’s Recruiting Flight teamed up with the commissary at Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina to give gift cards to local military members and veterans. The recruiters began volunteering in October as baggers at the base commissary and donated their tips to purchase the gift

  • 315 CEF Reservist train to operate, survive

    Reservist from the 315th Civil Engineer Flight, Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina, exercised emergency management, explosive ordnance disposal and firefighting operations during a 315th CEF joint exercise, Nov. 4, 2023.Ability-to-survive-and-operate exercises prepare reservists to increase

  • 315 AW hosts key spouse event

    The 315th Airlift Wing hosted a key spouse event Oct. 14, at Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina. The event shed light on the 315 AW program and the overall mission of the wing to better educate key spouses and their families.

  • Reserve aims focus on student loan repayment program

    Members of Air Force Reserve Command’s 367th Recruiting Group here conducted two rounds of remote training on the Student Loan Repayment Program for more than 230 recruiters April 4 and 6.In an effort to help alleviate outstanding student loan debt and attract qualified talent to fill shortages in

  • 419th validates Agile Combat Employment during Sentry Savannah

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – Air Force reservists in the 419th Fighter Wing are simulating a futuristic, fast-paced deployment using new techniques during Sentry Savannah, a large military exercise that kicked off here May 2.Hosted by the Air National Guard’s Air Dominance Center, Sentry Savannah is a total

  • Newman takes 315MXG helm

    Col. Brett A. Newman assumed command of the 315th Maintenance Group at the Joint Base Charleston theater Sunday. Newman comes to Charleston after serving as the commander of 419th MXG at Hill Air Force Base, Utah.

  • ‘Baby on board’ – Aircrew deliver Afghan baby on evacuation flight

    A 315th Airlift Wing aircrew from Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina helped to deliver a baby aboard a Charleston C-17 Globemaster III carrying vulnerable Afghans evacuated from Afghanistan, Aug. 23, moments before landing at a Middle East staging area with a jet filled with evacuees.