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PAX Terminal to undergo renovations
February 23, 2017
Col. Jimmy Canlas, 437th Airlift Wing commander, swings a sledgehammer to start construction of the new 437th Aerial Port Squadron Passenger Terminal here, Feb. 23, 2017. The passenger terminal is being renovated to improve the facility by adding a new fire suppression system, roof, utility systems, restrooms inside the gated area and a redesigned family room. The passenger terminal will operate out of a temporary facility until construction is complete. Signage is in place to direct passengers and base personnel from the old terminal to the temporary location.

Charleston Enforcers face off against Charleston Patriots
February 22, 2017
Members of the Charleston Patriots, the Charleston Enforcers and Col. Robert Lyman, center, Joint Base Charleston commander, poses for a photo with the Matuskovic family after dropping the puck during the 3rd Annual Matuskovic Charity Hockey Game at the North Charleston Coliseum & Performing Arts Center, Feb. 18, 2017. The game is played in memory of Joe Matuskovic, Charleston County Sherriff’s deputy and other service members and first responders killed in the line of duty. Members of the Charleston Patriots are from Joint Base Charleston while members of the Charleston Enforcers are from the Charleston County Sheriff’s office and fire department.

Gun locks provide additional safety
February 15, 2017

JB Charleston participates in National Children’s Dental Health Month
February 14, 2017
Lt. Col. Nathan Schwamburger, 628th Medical Group Dental Clinic chief of dental services, left, sits with Francisco Bartolome, Marrington Elementary School student body president, during a National Children’s Dental Health Month outreach event at Marrington Elementary School, Feb. 10, 2017. Establishing a good dental routine and going to the dentist regularly at an early age can help children develop life-long habits for healthy teeth and gums. The dental clinic will reach out to the Child Development Center, youth center and other schools throughout the month of February to educate children on dental health.

628th MDG goes to nuclear power school
February 1, 2017
U.S. Air Force Capt. Chuck Hutchings, 628th Medical Group (MDG) pediatrician, shares learning experiences from training with the Nuclear Power Training Unit (NPTU) during a capstone training event at the Storm Pointe Conference Center on the Joint Base Charleston-Weapons Station, Jan. 27, 2017. During the event members of the 628th MDG demonstrated what they learned by sharing challenges which could have been avoided by following the principles NPTU currently uses.

628th ABW Annual Awards Ceremony
January 30, 2017
The 628th Air Base Wing annual award winners pose for a photo with base leadership after the Annual Awards ceremony at the Charleston Club, Jan. 27, 2017. These gold-medal Airmen and Sailors were recognized during the Olympic-themed event for their hard work throughout 2016.

Intel staff sergeant surprised at commander’s call
January 27, 2017
Staff Sgt. Hannah Dye

Humble, approachable, credible
January 13, 2017
Capt. James Hall, 14th Airlift Squadron (AS) tactics flight commander, left, Capt. Matt Eggert, 16th AS pilot, center, Capt. Jeff Harnly, 16th Airlift Squadron evaluator, right, stand on the flightline here, Jan. 12, 2017. Hall, Eggert and Harnly recently graduated from the U.S. Air Force Weapons School where they learned to be tactical experts in C-17 Globemaster IIIs as well as experts in integration across all platforms in the Air Force.

JB Charleston participates in Wingman Day Olympics
January 13, 2017
2nd Lt. Brett Betit, 628th Civil Engineer Squadron (CES) programmer, runs with the 628th CES guidon during the Wingman Day Olympics here, Jan. 13. For Wingman Day Airmen participated in various events with their squadrons to foster teamwork and communication while covering the four domains of Comprehensive Airmen Fitness.

FEA Holiday Coffee Drop-in brings together local leaders
December 16, 2016
U.S. Air Force Col. Jimmy Canlas, 437th Airlift Wing commander, middle, talks to Ched Beam, 628th Air Base Wing executive director and Lt. Col. Dennis Major, 841st Transportation Battalion commander, during the Federal Executive Association of the Greater Charleston Area Holiday Coffee Drop-in at Coast Guard Sector Charleston’s Brass Buckle conference room Dec. 16, 2016. The Federal Executive Association promotes coordination of federal agency programs for maximum public benefit and to foster stronger relationships between the agencies’ management officials. Canlas is the military co-chair of the FEA in addition to his role as wing commander.