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C-17 Globemaster III
437th AW Leaders Recognizes 14th AS Crew
March 10, 2022
— Joint Base Charleston’s 437th Airlift Wing leaders interacted with members of the 14th Airlift Squadron during a C-17 Globemaster III flight at Joint JB Charleston, South Carolina, March 7, 2022. 437 AW leaders recognized the crew for their hard work and dedication to the wing’s mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Bailee A. Darbasie)
315th AW tradition brings Santa Flight to JBC
December 6, 2021
— Santa made a special appearance on the Joint Base Charleston flight line during the 315th Airlift Wing’s annual Santa Flight Sunday afternoon.JB Charleston Airmen and their families gathered to greet him aboard a C-17 Globemaster III where the children to told him what they want for Christmas.Lt. Col. Susan Gordon, 315th Operation Support Squadron...
C-17 Achieved 25K Flight Hour Benchmark
November 29, 2021
— A ceremony is held to celebrate 25,000 flying hours of the C-17 Globemaster III, tail number 0534, at Joint Base Charleston, S.C., Nov. 16, 2021. Each of its four engines is rated at 40,440 pounds of thrust and the design characteristics give it the capability to operate into and out of short runways carrying large payloads. (U.S. Air Force photo...
‘Baby on board’ – Aircrew deliver Afghan baby on evacuation flight
August 27, 2021
— A 315th Airlift Wing aircrew from Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina helped to deliver a baby aboard a Charleston C-17 Globemaster III carrying vulnerable Afghans evacuated from Afghanistan, Aug. 23, moments before landing at a Middle East staging area with a jet filled with evacuees...
Airmen help make dream come true for special fan
July 15, 2021
— Capt. Dennis Conner, 701st Airlift Squadron, at Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina, flew a C-17 Globemaster III over the state’s coast during the “Salute From The Shore” celebration July 4, 2021. Little did he know the impact that flight would have for him that day, as well as a family watching from the shore who would end up getting a private tour of a C-17...
315th Airlift Wing to kick off RiverDogs season opener with flyover
May 4, 2021
— 315th Airlift Wing Reservists flying a Joint Base Charleston C-17 Globemaster III will help the Charleston RiverDogs baseball team kick off their 2021 season opening home game with a C-17 flyover this evening at about 7:30 p.m. over Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park...
Global mobilization before procrastination.
April 29, 2021
— Covid-19 has completely changed the world as we know it, but that doesn’t mean readiness and global mobility at comes to a standstill at Joint Base Charleston, the mission must go on. Captain Tony Urbino, a pilot and aircraft commander from the 15th Airlift Squadron, describes the importance of full spectrum readiness and upholding standards. ...
Joint Base Charleston delivers Russia bound ventilators
May 20, 2020
— A Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina C-17 Globemaster III, today, picked up 50 USAID-provided ventilators at March Air Reserve Base, Calif. and delivered them to Dover Air Force Base, Maryland. The mission is the first leg of a USAID mission to deliver 200 ventilators this month to Moscow...
315 AW Reservist: The Heart of Readiness
July 15, 2019
— Preparation is an integral part of formulating a successful plan and accomplishing a successful mission. When it comes to preparation, Staff Sgt. Nichole Bryant, an aeromedical evacuation technician with the 315th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron at Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina, knows how significant being ready for any situation can be...
Reserve & Active Airmen team up at Palmetto Challenge
May 24, 2019
— Reserve Citizen Airmen with the 315th Airlift Wing, along with their active duty counterparts assigned to the 437th Airlift Wing and 628th Air Base Wing from Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina, participated in the Palmetto Challenge, May 21-23 at Pope Army Air Field Field, North Carolina...