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Lanier Assumes Command of 315th Airlift Wing
April 16, 2024
Col. Stephen Lanier (right) is presented the 315th Airlift Wing guidon by Maj. Gen. D. Scott Durham, Fourth Air Force commander, during an assumption of command ceremony April 14, 2024, at Joint Base Charleston, S.C. Lanier previously served as commander of the 916th Air Refueling Wing, Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Della Creech)

Reservists give Lucy a ride in the sky with NASA mission
August 19, 2021
Charleston C-17 offload of Lucy spacecraft

Joint Base Charleston delivers Russia bound ventilators
May 20, 2020
Delivering Ventilators to Moscow

Team Charleston Bids Farewell to Col. Happy Gilmour
December 9, 2019
Col. Gregory S. Gilmour, outgoing Commander of the 315th Airlift Wing at JB Charleston, retired after 33 years of service across the U.S. Air Force Reserve and U.S. Navy at his retirement ceremony December 8, 2019, at JB Charleston.
“You couldn’t find a better character in a leader or a friend,” said Brig. Gen. Pennington, Mobilization Assistant to the Commander and President, Air University, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama. Pennington has known Gilmour for about 15 years through military service.

315 AW paper airplanes take flight at JB Charleston
April 14, 2019

315th AW stadium flyover helps kick off Jaguars game
October 24, 2018
While the Jacksonville Jaguars lost their Oct. 21 home game against the Houston Texans, 20-7, the game at least started off with a thunderous roar from a Charleston C-17 Globemaster III flown a mere 1,500 feet above by the 701st Airlift Squadron aka the “Turtles.”

AFRC commander visits Charleston Reservists
October 16, 2017
AFRC Commander visits Charleston

317th AS trains with Army in Alaska
August 30, 2017
Photo of Citizen Airmen Training in Alaska

Aircrew training device saves AMC time, money
May 5, 2017
Maj. Kasie Gaona, Air Force Reservist, prepares a student for Aerospace Physiology refresher training using the Reduced Oxygen Breathing Device and Hypoxia Familiarization Trainer May 3. By using the device, Airmen receive their five-year required physiology training in a realistic simulation, locally and without the risks associated with the hypobaric chamber.

Reservists brighten VA patients’ Christmas
December 15, 2016
Reservists from Joint Base Charleston made a special Christmas delivery to Veteran residents at the Charleston VA’s Patriot Harbor Community Living Center Dec. 14.“In light of the Christmas season we wanted to do something special for our local disabled Veterans that live at the Ralph H Johnson VAMC,” said Barbara Sosebee, 315th unit training manager. Sosebee requested a donation wish list from Cindy Ingels a recreation therapist at the Veterans hospital. Ingels provided Sosebee with a list of 19 inpatient residents of the VA’s Patriot Harbor CLC along with items they desired.The donations were impressive - 315th AW Reservists donated everything on the Veterans' wish list plus more.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Michael Dukes)