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NEWS | Sept. 16, 2015

Charleston Chamber Recognizes JB Charleston

By Seamus O'Boyle Joint Base Charleston Public Affairs

Col. Robert Lyman, Joint Base Charleston commander, accepted the Pillar Award from the Charleston Chamber of Commerce during the Honors Night event, Sept. 10, 2015 in Charleston, SC.

"Last week CAPT Tim Sparks and I attended the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce's Honors Night celebration where we accepted the Pillar Award on behalf of JB Charleston. This award recognizes what the Joint Base Mission Partners provide daily to the defense and security of our nation and our local communities. This honor also identifies how our community values the contributions of every service member, family member and civilian serving at JB Charleston. Congratulations to you all! We are very proud of each of you."

JB Charleston was among a distinguished group of finalists, including LS3P and Roper St. Francis Healthcare.

The Pillar Award is presented to an organization known for long-standing excellence and the nominations are made by of local civic leaders. 

The Charleston Chamber of Commerce's Honors Night is an evening of celebration recognizing those individuals, companies and organizations that provide exceptional advancements to the Charleston region. A signature event, Honors Night is an awards program with a reception celebration where members and guests enjoy connecting with others while applauding those who have made significant contributions to the Charleston community.