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Arleigh Burke Sailor remembers his time onboard
November 16, 2016
Joint Base Charleston Police officer Timothy Reed 628th Security Forces assigned to Naval Weapons station poses with his plankowners certificate, Nov 09, 2016. Reed was a member of the commissioning crew of the USS Arleigh Burke from 1993-1993.

MACA highlights Charleston airspace safety
November 9, 2016
U.S. Air Force Maj. Brian Butler, chief of safety at the 437th Airlift Wing, greets local pilots as they arrive on the flightline for Joint Base Charleston’s first Mid-Air Collision Avoidance event Nov. 5, 2016. The MACA program is designed to promote aviation safety between military and civilian pilots who share the local airspace. Sharing the mission of JB Charleston with community civilian pilots offers a better understanding of why specific procedures are put in place. The event gives pilots, military and civilian, a forum to discuss flying and aviation safety.

Veterans Day parade 2016
November 9, 2016
Members of Joint Base Charleston march together during the Veterans Day parade in Charleston, South Carolina, Oct. 6, 2016. The parade is held to honor Veterans Day which became a national holiday Nov. 11, 1938. Veterans Day pays tribute to all American veterans, alive or deceased.

Col. Johnson takes 315 MXG command
November 8, 2016
315th Airlift Wing Commander, Col. Gregory Gilmour passes the guidon to new 315th Maintenance Group Commander, Col. Sharon Johnson Nov. 6.  Members of the 315th Maintenance Group welcomed the new commander to their unit during a change of command ceremony at Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina. Col. Richard Gay relinquished his command of seven years to Johnson as Gay prepares for his retirement later in the year. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Jonathan Lane)

ESPN takes on JB Charleston
November 7, 2016
Molly Qerim, ESPN First Take host, is joined by Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman and Darius Rucker, Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter, broadcasting live here as part of their week of Veteran’s Day program, Nov. 7, 2016. Every year ESPN First Take honors service members near Veterans Day by telecasting their show from a different base and highlights service members who go above and beyond in their careers.

AMC command chaplain visits JB Charleston
November 3, 2016
U.S. Navy Capt. Robert Hudson, left, Joint Base Charleston deputy commander, meets with U.S. Air Force Chaplain (Col.) James Tims, right, Air Mobility Command chaplain, here, Nov. 3, 2016. Chaplain Tims met with chapel staff and participated in a promotion ceremony while visiting JB Charleston Nov. 2 through Nov. 6.

Wing Leadership receives annual flu shots
November 1, 2016
U.S. Air Force Col. Robert Lyman, left, Joint Base Charleston commander, receives his annual flu shot from Staff Sgt. Sarah Woods, right, 628th Medical Group (MDG) NCO in charge of the allergy and immunizations clinic, Oct. 21. The 628th MDG began offering the flu shot to active-duty service members, children from ages three to 17 and high-risk adults Oct. 17. Beginning Nov. 1, the influenza vaccine is available to all DoD beneficiaries. Additionally, the Air Base Exchange will offer a flu line on Nov. 19 from 1000 to 1300.

Pumpkin Patrol volunteers ensure Halloween safety
November 1, 2016
Tech. Sgt. Marcus Thompson, 628th Security Forces Squadron flight chief, briefs Pumpkin Patrol volunteers on their duties during Pumpkin Patrol here, Oct. 31, 2016. On Halloween, members of Joint Base Charleston volunteered for Pumpkin Patrol to walk through base housing on the lookout for injured or lost children.

JB Charleston lights the way for domestic abuse victims
October 27, 2016
Members of the 628th Medical Group hold up red silhouettes during a candlelit vigil to raise awareness for domestic abuse victims and honor military families affected by abuse at the Hunt Community Center here, Oct. 24, 2016. Red silhouettes are used across the United States to recognize victims who lost their lives to domestic violence.

Base honor guard receives training from Air Force Honor Guard
October 27, 2016
Senior Airman William Tramill, left, Air Force Honor Guard Mobile Team pallbearer element trainer, Tech. Sgt. Matthew James, center, Air Force Honor Guard Mobile Team colors element trainer and Airman 1st Class Merrick Kruml, Air Force Honor Guard Mobile Team firing party element trainer, present the elements of their specialties here, Oct. 26, 2016. To become a member of the mobile team you have to be in the Air Force Honor Guard and be a part of the technical training flight.