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Joint Base Charleston
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Rated Preparatory Program now accepting applications for FY21 spring class
November 9, 2020
— Active duty Department of the Air Force officers and enlisted Airmen and Space Professionals interested in becoming a rated officer have until Dec. 31, 2020 to apply for the Spring 2021 Rated Preparatory Program...
Air Force updates travel screening process for EFMP families
November 5, 2020
— Members selected for an assignment will automatically receive an email with a link to MyVector to begin the screening process. Medical clearance is required for all Exceptional Family Member Program families preparing to PCS, and for those members selected for an overseas assignment. ...
SecAF emphasizes importance of Language and Culture Skills at AFCLC, AU’s Symposium
November 4, 2020
— Secretary of the Air Force Barbara Barrett addressed attendees virtually for the Air Force Culture and Language Center and Air University’s fifth annual Language, Regional Expertise, and Culture (AU LREC) Symposium. During her pre-recorded remarks, Barrett thanked Air and Space Professionals for continuing to hone their skills to better the Total Force...
In rolls the night shift at Joint Base Charleston
June 1, 2020
— It’s common for people who work during the weekday at Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina, to hear the sounds of Retreat and the National Anthem at 4:30 p.m.. It’s also normal for people who live either on the base or near it to hear aircraft taking off for local training flights and real-world missions as they wind down at night and prepare to go to sleep. This is a normal occurrence at JB Charleston; however, this may beg the question, who’s working on the base so late at night? The reality is JB Carleston operates and is maintained 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and common shifts are days, swings and midnights. ...
Air Force releases guidance on use of cloth face covers
April 6, 2020
— To the extent practical, without significantly impacting mission, all individuals on Department of the Air Force property, installations and facilities are required to wear cloth face coverings when they cannot maintain six feet of physical distance in public areas or work centers...
Air Force update for COVID-19
March 16, 2020
— In an effort to minimize the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 and to prioritize the health and safety of Department of the Air Force personnel, the following modifications have been made...
628 CES reignites aircraft mock-up training
March 23, 2017
— After being shut down for six months due to mechanical problems, the Aircraft Training Mock Up became operational and was used by the 628th Civil Engineer Squadron March 21, 2017.The aircraft mock up conducts controlled aircraft live fire burns of onboard cargo as well as mounted and dismounted engine components to provide the most realistic...
FEA Holiday Coffee Drop-in brings together local leaders
December 16, 2016
— U.S. Air Force Col. Jimmy Canlas, 437th Airlift Wing commander, middle, talks to Ched Beam, 628th Air Base Wing executive director and Lt. Col. Dennis Major, 841st Transportation Battalion commander, during the Federal Executive Association of the Greater Charleston Area Holiday Coffee Drop-in at Coast Guard Sector Charleston’s Brass Buckle...
ALZ repairs complete
December 9, 2016
— Team Charleston marked the completion of runway repairs to the 3,500-foot runway, known as the assault landing zone (ALZ) at North Auxiliary Airfield in North, South Carolina, Dec. 8.North Auxiliary Airfield, a training facility geographically separated from Joint Base Charleston, is used for various types of flight training. “What’s crucial about...
Veteran and Retiree Appreciation Day
November 10, 2016
— Clayton Givens, a U.S. Marine Corps veteran, left, shakes hands with Phil Cates, a U.S. Army veteran with the Ralph H. Johnson Veterans Association Medical Center, during a veteran's appreciation event at the Red Bank Club here, Nov. 10, 2016. The inaugural appreciation day provided the opportunity for organizations such as Tricare, the American...