NEWS | Dec. 7, 2011

Team Charleston to host Post Operational Readiness Inspection Holiday Drop In

By 1st Lt. Charles Morton 628th Logistics Readiness Squadron

Team Charleston's wing commanders will co-host the Post Operational Readiness Inspection Holiday Drop-in Dec. 13 at the Charleston Club. This event is aimed at celebrating a successful 2011 ORI, while also ringing in the holiday cheer...Team Charleston style. All Joint Base Charleston personnel are welcome to attend.

Attendees can enter either club entrance and pause to enjoy Christmas caroling courtesy of the Stall High School chorus. Plane Jane, one of the Carolina's best party bands, will perform in the main ballroom from 4 to 7 p.m. The event menu will feature "taste of Charleston" items, from poached salmon and beef wellington, to chocolate covered fruit and crab stuffed mushrooms. The event attire is holiday casual or uniform of the day.

Operational Readiness Inspection comments and success vignettes will be provided by Wing leadership at 5 p.m. in the main ballroom. Mobility Santa Claus will be available for photographs with attendees in the Carolina room during the event and the first 100 attendees will receive a free commemorative 5 x 7 photo. Childcare will be available by the Charleston First 6 at the Charleston Club. For those with children enrolled in the Child Development Center and Youth Programs, the CDC has extended their hours, free of charge, for parents to attend the party. Admission, food and childcare are free of charge.

The Presenting Sponsors for the event are Force Protection, Palmetto Behavioral Health Systems and Boeing. Additional sponsors are Santee Cooper and Palmetto Primary Care.

For more event information, contact Capt. Dan Gullickson by email at, 1st Lt. Charlie Morton at or 1st Lt. Joseph Simms at For childcare information, contact Capt. Syreeta Lawrence at

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