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Joint Base Charleston
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CDC expands childcare capabilities
June 3, 2019
— Joint Base Charleston leadership hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for the expansion of the child development center May 31, 2019, at the Joint Base Charleston Air Base, S.C. The 628th FSS CDC reopened several rooms and hired eight more staff members, allowing them to care for 74 additional infants, pre-toddlers, toddlers and preschoolers. The...
Secretary, chief of staff initiate dialogue with commanders on a plan for new officer promotion categories
May 31, 2019
— The memo explains the proposed change and directs commanders to solicit and provide feedback from officers to major command commanders by July 31, with “a final recommendation due to the secretary and chief not later than 30 August 2019.”...
Time to 'Dive' back in
March 6, 2019
— Joint Base Charleston leadership marked the grand reopening of The Dive Bar & Grill on the Naval Weapons Station with a ribbon cutting ceremony March 1, 2019. The Dive, a restaurant located adjacent to the NWS bowling alley, had been closed since April 2018, and the plans to renovate the establishment started in Nov. 2017. It is one of ten dining facilities on Joint Base Charleston managed by the 628th Force Support Squadron...
Humanitarian mission: Enduring Promise
February 19, 2019
— Joint Base Charleston participated in a humanitarian aid mission planned at the request of the U.S. Secretary of State, in close coordination with USAID and with the approval of the government of Colombia. The role of the U.S. military during this peaceful mission is to transport urgently needed aid to Colombia for eventual distribution by relief organizations on the ground for Venezuelans impacted by the rapidly deteriorating crisis in their country. This humanitarian mission underscores the United States’ firm commitment and readiness to respond to the man-made political, economic, and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela...
AFPC 'roadshow' helps Team Charleston navigate assignments
August 13, 2018
— Airmen from the Air Force Personnel Center Assignment Team visited Joint Base Charleston Aug. 8-9, 2018 to educate airmen about the Enlisted Assignment Processes and Developmental Special Duties. The team held a series of briefings at the base theater on the air base. During these briefings, subject matter experts from the Air Force Personnel Center briefed Airmen on the assignment selection process and the application process for different jobs. ...
AMC command chief visits JB Charleston
November 20, 2017
— Chief Master Sgt. Shelina Frey, Air Mobility Command command chief, learns how to properly assemble a tire with the members of the 437th Maintenance Squadron Wheel and Tire shop in Joint Base Charleston, S.C., Nov. 17, 2017. Frey also visited the 15th and 16th Airlift Squadrons, the 628th Security Forces Squadron and the 628th Civil Engineer...
628th ABW conducts 3rd quarterly awards ceremony
November 8, 2017
— Col. Jeff Nelson, 628th Air Base Wing commander, far left, and Chief Master Sgt. Todd Cole, 628th ABW command chief, stand with the winners from the 628th ABW 3rd Quarter Awards ceremony at the Charleston Club, Joint Base Charleston, S.C., Nov. 8, 2017. The awards were given for each member's hard work, dedication and performance to the 628th ABW...
41st MAS alumni come together at JB Charleston
October 31, 2017
— Former military members of the 41st Military Airlift Squadron held a reunion tour here Oct. 20, 2017. The 41st MAS operated in Charleston Air Force Base from April 13, 1954, to Oct. 1, 1991. While in Charleston, the 41st was led by the 1608th Air Transport Wing and later on, the 437th Military Airlift Wing. ...
JB Charleston celebrates Air Force's 70th anniversary
October 26, 2017
— Lt. Gen. Charles Brown, U.S. Central Command deputy commander, cuts the Air Force birthday cake with Airman 1st Class Geremy Velez-Masini, 628th Logistics Readiness Squadron distribution fuels operator, during the Air Force Ball in the Charleston Area Convention Center in North Charleston, S.C., Oct. 21, 2017. Traditionally, the guest speaker and...
437th AMXS change of command
June 9, 2017
— Col. Brian C. Peters, (left), 437th Maintenance Group commander, passes the guideon to Maj. Robert A. Johnson, 437th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron incoming commander, signifying the official change of command during a change of command ceremony at Joint Base Charleston June 9, 2017. Johnson came to Charleston after attending the Army Command and...