An official website of the United States government
Here's how you know
A .mil website belongs to an official U.S. Department of Defense organization in the United States.
A lock (lock ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .mil website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

News Search
  • Airmen must maintain military image

    Recently, I had the privilege of participating in the Washington Light Infantry Parade in downtown Charleston. After boarding the bus to leave, I noticed an Airman wearing his hat cocked back on his head. As I started to get off the bus to talk with him, another senior NCO stopped him and had the

  • Warrior of the Week: Staff Sgt. Brian Francis

    Staff Sgt. Brian Francis is a passenger travel journeyman with the 437th Aerial Port Squadron and has been stationed at Charleston AFB for four years. As a passenger travel journeyman, he supervises daily passenger travel operations. He also advises military members, eligible civilians and family

  • Seven things you can do for Child Abuse Prevention Month

    Many times when we read about child abuse we feel helpless and overwhelmed by statistics. Here are eight things you can do as an individual to help prevent abuse of children:Know what child abuse is and what the signs are. Physical and sexual abuse clearly constitute maltreatment, but so does

  • 29 Airmen get new stripes during ceremony

    Team Charleston salutes the following Airmen being promoted in April. To Airman: 437th Logistics Readiness Squadron: Christian Dinoia 437th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron: Terry Mazzeo 437th Operations Support Squadron: Stacey Golden To Airman 1st Class: 16th Airlift Squadron: Austin Goodman and

  • Air Force’s newest leaders graduate ALS

    Thirty-six Charleston Airmen graduated from the Airman Leadership School here March 22. Staff Sgt. Marc Safford, 14th Airlift Squadron, earned the Sergeant John Levitow Award and was presented this honor at the graduation dinner. The distinguished graduates were Staff Sgt. Kevin Boxberger, 437th

  • DOD observes Sexual Assault Awareness Month

    This April, the Department of Defense will take a concerted stand against sexual assault as it observes Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Sexual Assault Awareness Month provides Team Charleston members with opportunities to increase knowledge and promote prevention of this crime through special events

  • Team Charleston continues to make energy conservation strides

    Charleston AFB continues its pledge to conserve energy and natural resources. New initiatives which will be implemented by this year will further increase the energy-saving impact Charleston AFB will have. "An energy savings performance contract is presently in the construction phase and is

  • 437 APS hosts Patriot Partner Exercises for reservists

    Aerial port reservists from various units and bases come together two weeks every year to train at Charleston AFB as part of the Patriot Partner Exercises. Patriot Partner Exercises are designed for reservists to partially take-over an active-duty aerial port for training purposes as an annual

  • Warrior of the Week: Airman 1st Class Angelo McGee

    Airman 1st Class Angelo McGee is a material manager with the 437th Logistics Readiness Squadron and has been stationed at Charleston AFB for almost two years. As a material manager, he issues aircraft parts to maintainers to fix C-17s. He also stores and maintains vehicle parts and tires. He