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Navy’s first aviation optometrist assumes command of NHCC
July 19, 2017
U.S. Navy Capt. Dale Barrette, right, assumes command of Naval Health Clinic Charleston from Capt. Elizabeth Maley, center, during a change of command ceremony July 7, 2017 at NHCC on Joint Base Charleston – Weapons Station. Rear Adm. Anne Swap, left, Navy Medicine East commander and Navy Medical Service Corps director, presided over the ceremony. Barrette joins NHCC from Naval Hospital Sigonella, Italy, where he served as the command’s executive officer since July 2015.

Commander's call questions and answers
July 12, 2017

Wilson discusses importance of communities at Defense Communities Summit
June 21, 2017
Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson speaks about the important role communities play in supporting the Air Fore mission at the 2017 Defense Communities National Summit, Washington, D.C., June 19, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo/Wayne A. Clark)

RiverDogs host Military Appreciation Night
June 20, 2017
Members of the 628th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal Flight display a bomb disposal robot during the Charleston RiverDogs Military Appreciation Night at Joseph P. Riley Jr. Park, Charleston, June 14, 2017. The Joint Base Charleston Honor Guard, the 841st Transportation Battalion and 628th Security Forces Squadron represented JB Charleston at the game. The RiverDogs beat the West Virginia Power 5-2.

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 General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, KS.

628 MDOS commander wins prestigious award
June 9, 2017
Col. Brian Neese, 628th Medical Operations Squadron commander, (center) talks with Dr. Joseph Sakran, Medical University of South Carolina assistant professor of surgery, about the progress of the medical personnel at Joint Base Charleston – Air Base, S.C., on Feb. 17, 2016. The goal was to improve suturing skills. Suturing is a stitch or series of stitches done to secure the edges of a surgical or traumatic wound. The cooperation between the local civilian medical professionals and JB Charleston’s medical team from the 628th Medical Group is expected to continue. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Thomas T. Charlton)

Women’s Health Clinic opens at JB Charleston
May 26, 2017
Jessica Bryant, left, 628th Medical Group Women’s Health Clinic licensed practical nurse, Cynthia Adams, center, 628th MDG Women’s Health Clinic nurse practitioner, and Senovia Linnen, right, 628th MDG Women’s Health Clinic registered nurse, showcase the Women’s Health Clinic here, May 23, 2017. The clinic provides specialized women’s healthcare including cancer screenings, post-partum care, hormonal replacement therapy and infertility treatments.

JB Charleston wraps up 2017 AFAF campaign
May 3, 2017

First 6 splits into 5/6 Association, Junior Enlisted Council
April 28, 2017
Members of Team Charleston are mentored during a Round Robin Mentorship event hosted by the Top 3 and 5/6 Associations at the Charleston Club, April 27, 2017. The 5/6 assists NCOs to improve their work center by providing professional development opportunities and networking with leadership and other base organizations. The Top 3 Association’s vision is to help senior enlisted members lead the way and make a difference for Team Charleston.

NHCC dietician encourages eating right
April 20, 2017
Kay Lehman, Naval Health Clinic Charleston's new dietitian, teaches weight loss tips during a Lunch-and-Learn nutrition class at NHCC. Lehman provides dietary counseling, educates NHCC staff and patients on current nutrition topics and provides health and wellness education to Joint Base Charleston community members. She is now offering NHCC patients one-on-one dietary consults, as well as, group classes. To schedule a consultation or to attend a class, call NHCC's Health and Wellness Department at 843-794-6910.