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  • 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

  • Single-parent Reservist rises above challenges to earn wings

    Imagine being a single-parent of two, completing a bachelor's degree and independently financing pilot training in order to accomplish the dream of becoming a reserve pilot with the 315th Airlift Wing, all within 5 short years.Being a single parent is no easy feat, but Staff Sgt. Shakeyna Smith,

  • Ambassador Emerson visits C-17 crew in Germany

    John B. Emerson, United States Ambassador to Germany, came abroad the “Spirit of Berlin” C-17 Globemaster III June 1, 2016, during the opening day of the Berlin Air Show.At the event, the C-17 was among many other U.S. and European aircraft, and gave the ambassador and his family a chance to see the

  • 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

  • Port Dawgs battle for JB Charleston title

    Two aerial port units from here went head to head at the Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina, Reserve Wing mini Port Dawg Challenge over the UTA weekend at the aerial port training facilities here.The 38th and 81st Aerial Port Squadrons competed in the second annual mini Port Dawg Challenge, which