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Joint Base Charleston
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USCGC Hamilton Holds Change of Command Ceremony
July 26, 2021
— The United States Coast Guard Cutter (USCGC) Hamilton (WMSL 753) held a change of command at U.S. Coast Guard Base Charleston, S.C., July 23, 2021...
Department of the Air Force approves special leave accrual for fiscal year 2021
July 23, 2021
— Air Force and Space Force members performing active service, and Reserve and Guard Airmen on Title 10 or Title 32 orders, can now accrue up to 120 days of annual leave for fiscal year 2021 instead of the typical 60 days of leave. ...
U.S. Air Force Delivers SOUTHCOM-Donated Field Hospital to Suriname
July 20, 2021
— A U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III aircraft transported a large mobile field hospital from Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina, to Suriname July 16 that will be donated to the country’s Ministry of Health to help the South American nation deal with COVID-19 and other health emergencies...
SAPR training of the future at Joint Base Charleston
July 16, 2021
— Members of Joint Base Charleston play test a sexual assault prevention and response (SAPR) training module which is currently being developed for use, July 15, 2021. The Air Mobility Command (AMC) partnered with a contracted company called Moth + Flame to develop SAPR specific skill based modules. ...
Airmen help make dream come true for special fan
July 15, 2021
— Capt. Dennis Conner, 701st Airlift Squadron, at Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina, flew a C-17 Globemaster III over the state’s coast during the “Salute From The Shore” celebration July 4, 2021. Little did he know the impact that flight would have for him that day, as well as a family watching from the shore who would end up getting a private tour of a C-17...
Joint Base Charleston Port Dawgs Team with Air Force Research Lab on Digital Transformation Effort to Field RHINO App
July 8, 2021
— $9B. That’s the value of the Air Force’s diverse and mission critical ground vehicle fleet. From firetrucks to forklifts, patrol cars to passenger busses, everyday across the Air Force Airmen leverage a multi-billion dollar general and special purpose vehicle fleet to accomplish their mission. Thanks to the game-changing efforts of Joint Base Charleston’s Port Dawgs working with the Air Force Research Lab’s Information Directorate, the manual process for completing the vehicle inspection and keeping the fleet ready is about to go digital and enter the 21st century. It’s all thanks to the Real-time Hybrid IoT Networked Operations app...
COVID-19 pandemic not over, concerns over delta variant growing
July 6, 2021
— According to the military health system, the delta variant of the COVID-19 virus is more transmittable, causes more severe disease, and results in higher cases of hospitalization and death than any other strain of the virus...
Air Force releases cardio and strength fitness assessment alternatives, new online capabilities
July 2, 2021
— The Air Force will provide Airmen five physical fitness assessment alternatives—three for the cardio portion and sit-up components and two for the push-up component of the physical fitness assessment beginning in early 2022...
Joint Base Charleston innovation lab looks to further innovation with automated processes
June 30, 2021
— Joint Base Charleston’s innovation lab, Palmetto Spark, worked with Air Force mission partners to create new automated processes to help not only Team Charleston, but the entire military...
JBC provides mentors to local community partners
June 28, 2021
— Members of Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina, hosted the inaugural Mentorship Drive, which connected Airmen and individuals from the Charleston community, June 28, at the Charleston Club. The drive is an opportunity for military members and government civilians to partner with local organizations and provide mentorship to young community members. Airmen, civilians, base leadership and community leaders were all in attendance. ...