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NEWS | Sept. 26, 2012

News Briefs - Air Base

By Joint Base Charleston Public Affairs

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It is with deep regret that we announce the untimely demise of A1C Daniel Bertulani, 437 Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Joint Base Charleston. Capt Dianne Hanley, 437 Aerial Port Squadron, is detailed as the Summary Court Officer to secure and make proper disposition of the personal effects of A1C Bertulani. Anyone having knowledge of a claim for or against the deceased's estate may contact Capt Hanley at (843) 437-2551 or by e-mail at

All classes or events will be held at the Airman and Family Readiness Center unless otherwise specified. For more information, call 963-4406.

October 01
An Interviewing Techniques' class will be held from 9 a.m. to noon. Learn to interview by practicing with expert coaching.
An Unleashing the Power of a Budget will be held from 9 to 10 a.m. Learn to create a budget and how it can help you accomplish your financial goals.

October 02
A Heart Link Orientation to the USAF will be held from 8:45 a.m. to 2 p.m. Military spouses learn about the Air Force mission, culture, traditions, military languages, and benefits/services while making new friends! Childcare issues will be addressed at time of registration.

October 03
A Spouse Introduction to JB Charleston - Air Base class will be held from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. This is a fun and fast-paced introduction to JB Charleston - Air Base for military spouses who have recently moved here. Meet other newly-arrived spouses, connect with your sponsor's unit Key Spouse and learn where to shop, dine and play in the Lowcountry.

October 04
A Newcomer's Tour will be held from 8:15 a.m. to 02:30 p.m. FREE! Guided tour of Charleston's Historic district including the Citadel Military College, the market (downtown), and Patriots Point. Lunch on your own. Tour bus departs from & returns to the Airman & Family Readiness Center.

October 05
A Workshop for VA Disability Claims class will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. A VA representative will cover the VA claims and filing process. Members must sign-up at the Joint Base Charleston - Air Base Clinic's family practice section no later than the Monday prior to the workshop.

October 09
An Educational Opportunities Counseling half hour appointments will be held from 10 a.m. to noon. Meet one-on-one for 30 minutes with an expert who will help individuals reach their educational goals.