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Charleston Pearl Harbor Remembrance Ceremony
December 10, 2018
— Service members and civilians from Joint Base Charleston were among the approximately 200 people attended the event to honor the service and sacrifice of those who died in the Pearl Harbor attacks on Dec. 7, 1941. In all, more than 2,403 U.S. service members and civilians lost their lives, including 25 from South Carolina. The ceremony featured speeches from three veterans present during the attacks on Pearl Harbor, the laying of over 90 wreaths and a 21-gun salute. (Photo by Airman 1st Class Joshua Maund)...
Team Charleston marches in historic Veterans Day parade
November 7, 2018
— Col. Terrence Adams, Joint Base Charleston commander, waves as he marches through the 2018 Charleston Veterans Day Parade Nov. 4, 2018, in Charleston, S.C. This year’s Veterans Day, officially recognized Nov. 11, 2018, will mark the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I.
628th Emergency Management hosts capabilities brief for Charleston County
August 27, 2018
— Joint Base Charleston’s Office of Emergency Management hosted a capabilities briefing for their Charleston County civilian counterparts Aug. 23, 2018, at Joint Base Charleston. JB Charleston members were invited to an equivalent capabilities meeting held the same day by Charleston County personnel at the Charleston County Public Works Department...
JB Charleston civic leaders tour MacDill AFB
August 23, 2018
— Joint Base Charleston civic leaders, along with base leadership, toured MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, Aug. 16-17, 2018. Seventeen local civic leaders, who serve as conduits for leadership and advocates for the Air Force, flew on a JB Charleston C-17 Globemaster III to MacDill’s 6th Air Mobility Wing in order to gain a broader understanding of the Air Mobility Command mission. ...
June 2018 Commander's Call: Leadership answers questions
July 10, 2018
— During June 2018, Col. Jeffrey Nelson, 628th Air Base Wing commander, received numerous questions about issues around Joint Base Charleston, as well as issues force-wide. Here are the questions and answers of interest to all...
Coast Guard Station Charleston conducts change of command ceremony
June 27, 2018
— The crew of Coast Guard Station Charleston conducted a change of command ceremony June 22, 2018, at Station Charleston, located on the peninsula downtown. During the ceremony, Senior Chief Petty Officer Justin Longval transferred command of Coast Guard Station Charleston to Senior Chief Petty Officer Brian Martin. ...
JB Charleston athletes to tackle Alpha Warrior Final Battle
November 8, 2017
— Three JB Charleston Airmen are scheduled to compete in the Air Force's first-ever Alpha Warrior Final Battle scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 11 at Retama Park, San Antonio, Texas.Air Force Staff Sgt. Trevor Childs, 437th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron and 1st Lt. Lainie Long, 628th Force Support Squadron, qualified for the Final Battle event as the top...
RiverDogs host last military appreciation night of season
August 7, 2017
— U.S. Air Force Col. Patrick Winstead, 437th Airlift Wing vice commander, left, and U.S. Coast Guard Capt. Gregory Stump, Coast Guard Sector Charleston commander, right, hold up their souvenir baseballs after throwing the ceremonial first pitches during the Charleston RiverDogs Military Appreciation Night at Joseph P. Riley Jr. Park, Aug. 3, 2017...
Airmen received diplomas during 2017 Spring CCAF Graduation
May 25, 2017
— Joint Base Charleston leadership presented 20 Airmen with their Community College of the Air Force degree in their respective career fields at the Charleston Club here, May 19. The Community College of the Air Force is a federally-chartered degree-granting institution that serves the United States Air Force's enlisted total force.
Medical Expo shares resources, saves lives
May 22, 2017
— The 628th Medical Group hosted the annual Lowcountry Skills Expo to enhance readiness verification skills for medics here and in the community, May 17.Nearly 300 people from eight agencies trained on nine medical competencies including sutures, mass blood transfusions, IVs and litter carrying techniques.“We’re coming together to see how we can...