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Remembering 'Rican 68'
May 6, 2019
Valeria Colon, daughter of Master Sgt. Victor Colon, poses for a portrait next to a tree planted in her father’s honor after a memorial ceremony May 2, 2019, in Port Wentworth, GA. The event paid homage to the lives of the nine Puerto Rican Air National Guard Airmen who lost their lives when their C-130 Hercules, assigned to the 156th Airlift Wing, crashed May 2, 2018.

628th LRS plays key role for hurricane relief efforts
November 22, 2017
Staff Sgt. Jesse Turner, 628th Logistics Readiness Squadron operator, records and licensing NCO in Charge, prepares to move a forklift Nov. 14, 2017, at Joint Base Charleston, S.C. The 628th LRS transported approximately 38 pallets weighing roughly 130 short tons and issued about two million gallons of fuel for aircraft and ground vehicles in support of Hurricane Maria relief efforts to Puerto Rico.

Partnership enables JB Charleston sealift relief efforts to Puerto Rico
October 31, 2017
The USNS Brittin (T-AKR-305) departs Joint Base Charleston, S.C., to Ponce, Puerto Rico Oct. 31, 2017.

Joint effort delivers relief cargo to Puerto Rico
October 2, 2017
Capt. Jared Powell, 15th Airlift Squadron C-17 Globemaster III aircraft commander, flies a C-17 to pick up aid cargo for a humanitarian mission to Puerto Rico, Sept. 28th, 2017.