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41st MAS alumni come together at JB Charleston
October 31, 2017
Alumni members of the 41st Military Airlift Squadron tour a C-17 Globemaster III on the flightline at Joint Base Charleston, S.C., Oct. 20, 2017.

437 AW crew provides Maria relief within hours
September 25, 2017
Senior Airman Kenny Phonsyry, 437th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, performs preflight checks at Joint Base Charleston, S.C., Sept. 23, 2017. The 14th Airlift Squadron, 437th Airlift Wing, flew a mobile air traffic control tower, food and water to St. Thomas, Virgin Islands in support of Hurricane Maria relief efforts.

Joint team delivers relief in Maria aftermath
September 25, 2017
Maj. Kari Flemming, left, 14th Airlift Squadron pilot, and Flight Lt. Matt Jenkinson, right, 14th AS Royal air force exchange pilot, both from Joint Base Charleston, S.C., perform preflight checks at Kelly Field in San Antonio, Texas, Sept. 24, 2017. Members of the 14th AS delivered more than 129,000 pounds of food and water to St. Croix, Virgin Islands in support of relief efforts after Hurricane Maria. The mission to St. Croix marked the second mission the crew flew to the Virgin Islands for humanitarian aid in 48 hours.

C-17 conducts historic mission to Virgin Islands following Irma
September 13, 2017
Members of the 14th and 15th Airlift Squadrons transported a Federal Aviation Administration air traffic control mobile tower from Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, to the Cyril E. King Airport in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, Sept. 12.

Air Traffic Controllers Put to the Test for Hurricane Evacuation
September 12, 2017
Air Traffic Controllers Put to the Test for Hurricane Evacuation

Charleston C-17 flies on "Dark Side of the Moon"
August 22, 2017
Eclipse training mission

ATOC works around the clock to keep cargo and personnel moving
August 16, 2017
Senior Airman David Tiradeau, a ramp coordinator assigned to the 386th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron, relays information to the air terminal operations center, at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, August 15, 2017.

437th AW maintains global mobility
July 21, 2017
A C-17 Globemaster III taxis on the runway at Joint Base Charleston, S.C. July 18, 2017.  The C-17 is capable of rapid strategic delivery of troops and all types of cargo to main operating bases or directly to forward bases in a deployment area. The aircraft can perform tactical airlift and airdrop missions and can transport litters and ambulatory patients during aeromedical evacuation.

315 AW celebrates 70 years of airpower in the U.K.
July 18, 2017
A C-17 Globemaster III sits on the ramp at the Royal International Air Tattoo in Fairford, U.K.  A crew from the 315th Airlift Wing participated in the three-day airshow.  The airshow celebrated the 70th anniversary of the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Maj. Wayne Capps)

U.S. and coalition partners demonstrate global defense capabilities
July 14, 2017
A U.S. Army airborne jumpmaster from the 4th Brigade 25th Infantry division signals "one minute" to drop while he looks out of the open troop door on a U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III from Joint Base Charleston, S.C., July 12, 2017 waiting to airdrop in support of Exercise Talisman Saber 2017. The purpose of TS17 is to improve U.S.-Australian combat readiness, increase interoperability, maximize combined training opportunities and conduct maritime prepositioning and logistics operations in the Pacific. TS17 also demonstrates U.S. commitment to its key ally and the overarching security framework in the Indo Asian Pacific region.