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Airmen help make dream come true for special fan
July 15, 2021
Master Sgt. James Ebert, 701st Airlift Squadron loadmaster, speaks with Braiden Adkins while touring a C-17 Globemaster III at Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina July 14, 2021.

Single-Parent Reservist rises above challenges to earn wings
May 6, 2019
Staff Sgt. Shakeyna Smith, aviation resource management technician with the 701st Airlift Squadron at Joint Base Charleston, stands next to a Cessna 172 before taking flight, Jan. 25, 2019, in North Charleston, South Carolina. Smith completed 72 hours of flight time through Charleston Regional Accelerated Flight Training and IFR6 of N. Charleston, S.C., before persuing a commision in the U.S. Air Force to pilot C-17 Globemaster III's while being a single parent of two, a full-time college student and an Air Force Reservist. (Courtesy photo/Staff Sgt. Shakeyna Smith)

Reservists credit teamwork in lifesaving mission
November 8, 2018
Reservists credit teamwork in lifesaving mission

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.”