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Team Charleston C-17s salute medical professionals with flyover
May 17, 2020
Joint Base Charleston Airmen from the 315th Airlift Wing and 437th Airlift Wing, came together to train during a flyover saluting healthcare workers in the fight against COVID-19, May 15, 2020, over several medical centers including Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center in Charleston, South Carolina. Two C-17 Globemaster IIIs from Joint Base Charleston’s 437th and 315th Airlift Wings here saluted local medical professionals and first responders during a flyover Friday.

628th MDG Mental Health Clinic team encourages practice of healthy habits
May 11, 2020

JB Charleston hosts L.I.F.T. Educators Day
November 8, 2019
Col. Terrence Adams, 628th Air Base Wing commander, welcomes educational influencers to Joint Base Charleston Nov. 7, 2019, as part of a continuing effort to strengthen collaboration between leaders from the base and local community.

International Chemical Weapons Convention Treaty tested at JB Charleston
May 15, 2019
Inspectors and their military escorts working with the Defense Threat Reduction Agency and Naval Treaty Implementation Program prepare to inspect munitions bunkers during the International Chemical Weapons Convention exercise May 16, 2019, at Naval Weapons Station Charleston, Joint Base Charleston, S.C. The purpose of the exercise is to test the response of base assistance teams should the U.S. receive an international challenge inspection under the Chemical Weapons Convention Treaty. The Chemical Weapons Convention aims to eliminate an entire category of weapons of mass destruction by prohibiting the development, production, acquisition, stockpiling, retention, transfer or use of chemical weapons by State Parties. Exercises like these support the Department of Defense’s priority of reformation and full spectrum readiness in the face of new challenges. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Cody R. Miller)

2019 Month of the Military Child
April 29, 2019
Tech. Sgt. Gerardo Hernandez, a Phoenix Raven team lead assigned to the 628th Security Forces Squadron, poses with his wife Sejal and their two daughters, Aalaya and Alenna, April 18, 2019, at Joint Base Charleston, S.C. Due to his busy travel schedule as a Phoenix Raven, Hernandez says he and his family value the limited time they have together more and prioritize family-oriented activities while he is home. The Hernandez family takes advantage of technology like FaceTime and social media to maximize communication and quality time when they are not physically together.

JBC town halls enhance discussion and feedback
April 11, 2019
Col. Terrence Adams, 628th Air Base Wing commander, speaks with a base audience during a Feb. 2019 meeting at Joint Base Charleston. Base leadership hosted four town hall meetings during March and has four more planned for April.

315 AW to host Red Bull Paper Wings competition during April UTA
March 27, 2019
315 AW to host Paper Wings competition during April UTA

Time to 'Dive' back in
March 6, 2019
A ribbon-cutting ceremony reopens The Dive March 1, 2019, on the Joint Base Charleston Naval Weapons Station.

JBC recognizes progress, diversity during Black History Month
March 1, 2019
Col. Terrence Adams, 628th Air Base Wing commander, foreground, bows his head as Capt. Thomas Simmons, 628th Air Base Wing chaplain, recites the invocation for the 2019 National African American Black History Program Celebration Feb 27, 2019, at Joint Base Charleston’s Chapel Annex in Charleston, S.C.

Eighteenth Air Force leaders visit JB Charleston
February 22, 2019
Maj. Gen. Sam C. Barrett, 18th Air Force commander, greets Joint Base Charleston leadership Feb. 11, 2019, at Joint Base Charleston, S.C.