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Joint Base Charleston
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Grab your popcorn; the 628th FSS hosts drive-in movies for Team Charleston
May 19, 2020
— It’s a part of the 628th Force Support Squadron’s mission to enhance the quality of life through diversified services that provide force development, sustainment operations, unit management and organization, family readiness, and morale welfare recreation programs. Keeping that part of the mission going during the COVID-19 pandemic is what Laura Abell, director of marketing and Donna Basnett, sponsorship and special events coordinator, both assigned to the 628th FSS, aim to accomplish...
Team effort gets face masks to Joint Base Charleston
April 9, 2020
— Team Charleston is teaming up to make face masks for its personnel during the COVID-19 pandemic...
International Chemical Weapons Convention Treaty tested at JB Charleston
May 15, 2019
— Joint Base Charleston Air Base hosted a week-long Chemical Weapons Convention exercise Jan. 7-11, 2019. The purpose of the exercise was to test the response of Air Force Major Command Base Assistance Teams here should the U.S. receive an international challenge inspection under the Chemical Weapons Convention Treaty. A similar exercise was conducted May 16, 2019, at Naval Weapons Station Charleston, Joint Base Charleston, S.C. “This annual training tests our ability to respond to a challenge inspection under the treaty. During the exercise and in real world, the Air Force would be the lead,” said Kimbrell. “The Army and Navy would only assist if the Naval Weapons Station were included in the final inspection perimeter.” ...
JBC town halls enhance discussion and feedback
April 11, 2019
— Joint Base Charleston recently hosted four town halls from March 26-28, 2019, to inform service members and residents about changes affecting the installation as well as create a forum to ask questions and give feedback directly to base leadership. The JBC town halls were held both on the Air Base and Naval Weapons Station and base members could participate on Facebook Live. More town hall meetings on the topic of housing will be held in April. ...
Explosive Ordnance Disposal flight undergoes tactical training
April 2, 2019
— 1st Lt. Paul Underwood, 628th Civil Engineer Squadron, Explosive Ordnance Disposal flight chief, returns fire from behind a barrier March 22, 2019, during combat tactics training at the Joint Base Charleston, S.C. - Naval Weapons Station. The flight utilized a training range on the NWS where they were able to stage various realistic scenarios they...
Team Charleston celebrates women's history month
April 1, 2019
— Joint Base Charleston celebrated Women’s History Month in March with a series of events designed to highlight not only the history of women, but their current contributions to both the military, the workforce and society.Among the activities to honor women at Joint Base Charleston were an all-female retreat ceremony, a career day geared toward...
Time to 'Dive' back in
March 6, 2019
— Joint Base Charleston leadership marked the grand reopening of The Dive Bar & Grill on the Naval Weapons Station with a ribbon cutting ceremony March 1, 2019. The Dive, a restaurant located adjacent to the NWS bowling alley, had been closed since April 2018, and the plans to renovate the establishment started in Nov. 2017. It is one of ten dining facilities on Joint Base Charleston managed by the 628th Force Support Squadron...
Joint Base Charleston February 2019 Briefs and Events
January 24, 2019
— All classes/appointments are typically held at the Airman & Family Readiness Center, Bldg. 500, Air Base (AB), or at the Fleet and Family Support Center, Bldg. 755, Weapons Station (WS) unless otherwise specified. Dates/times are subject to change. For the most current program listings and to reserve your seat, please call (843)963-8883 or log onto our website www.jbcharleston.com...
Commander's Call answers JB Charleston questions
January 10, 2019
— The following are the questions raised during the 628th Air Base Wing Commander’s Call Dec. 11, 2018, at Joint Base Charleston, S.C., with the subsequent answers provided...
NAVCONBRIG's Sailor of the Year continues to excel
December 17, 2018
— Yeoman First Class Kealy R. Lee was named the Navy Consolidated Brig Charleston's Sailor of the Year by Cmdr. Carl W. Brobst, NAVCONBRIG Charleston's commander Oct. 15, 2018, at Joint Base Charleston - Weapons Station. The ceremony was held during a Commanding Officer’s command-wide all hands call where Lee was presented a plaque for the unique honor and achievement. As the command's Sailor of the Year, she was also selected as Navy Corrections Sailor of the Year, representing all Navy corrections. She went on to be selected as the Bureau of Naval Personnel's Command Enterprise Sailor of the Year by Rear Adm J.W. Hughes and Force Master Chief Scott Rossiter Nov. 12, 2018, in Millington, Tennessee...