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Joint Base Charleston
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HUREX maintains Charleston readiness
June 10, 2022
— Team Charleston officials conducted a Hurricane Exercise (HUREX) June 6 – 9 at Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina...
Reserve & Active Airmen team up at Palmetto Challenge
May 24, 2019
— Reserve Citizen Airmen with the 315th Airlift Wing, along with their active duty counterparts assigned to the 437th Airlift Wing and 628th Air Base Wing from Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina, participated in the Palmetto Challenge, May 21-23 at Pope Army Air Field Field, North Carolina...
437th Operations Group unveils refurbished training helo
November 20, 2018
— 437th Maintenance Squadron Airmen pose in front of a training helicopter they repaired for the 437th Operations Group special operations unit Nov. 16, 2018, at Joint Base Charleston, S.C. The helicopter, donated by the Defense Logistics Agency, was refurbished by the 437th MXS for the special operations unit to use for training. It will be used by...
JB Charleston opens airfield for Hurricane Florence recovery operations
September 15, 2018
— Joint Base Charleston, responsible for the runways shared by the base and Charleston International Airport, announced at 9 a.m. Sept. 15, 2018 that the joint airfield will open for limited recovery operations aircraft only. Col. Clint ZumBrunnen’s, 437th Airlift Wing commander, decision to re-open the airfield to commercial and general aviation will be contingent upon the rescinded evacuation order from the governor of South Carolina. ...
AFPC 'roadshow' helps Team Charleston navigate assignments
August 13, 2018
— Airmen from the Air Force Personnel Center Assignment Team visited Joint Base Charleston Aug. 8-9, 2018 to educate airmen about the Enlisted Assignment Processes and Developmental Special Duties. The team held a series of briefings at the base theater on the air base. During these briefings, subject matter experts from the Air Force Personnel Center briefed Airmen on the assignment selection process and the application process for different jobs. ...
437 OSS receives new commander
August 6, 2018
— The 437th Operations Support Squadron hosted a change of command ceremony Aug. 8, 2018 at Joint Base Charleston. The 437th OSS is responsible for airfield management, life support services, flight records management, weather and intelligence support, airlift scheduling, tactical employment and aircrew training for approximately 1,400 active and reserve service members. ...
Joint Base Charleston C-17 deploys to deliver U.S. Navy's undersea rescue
November 21, 2017
— A C-17 Globemaster III from Joint Base Charleston joined six other U.S. Air Force C-17s and three C-5M Super Galaxies deployed to Argentina on Nov. 18 to deliver the U.S. Navy's undersea rescue capabilities to aid in the search for the A.R.A. San Juan, an Argentine navy submarine, which went missing in the southern Atlantic Ocean Nov. 15. The...
C-17s depart JB Charleston for Exercise Mobility Guardian
July 31, 2017
— Senior Airman Raymond Salas, 15th Airlift Squadron C-17 Globemaster III loadmaster, secures luggage and cargo here, prior to departing for Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington State, in support of Exercise Mobility Guardian July 31. Mobility Guardian is designed to enhance the capabilities of mobility Airmen to succeed in dynamic threat...
C-17 aircrew members conquer in-flight AERPS training
March 17, 2017
— Three C-17 Globemaster III aircraft flew to North Auxiliary Airfield in North, South Carolina, March 15 to execute in-flight training with aircrew eye and respiratory protection system equipment, the first exercise of its kind in more than a decade for 437th Airlift Wing aircrew members. The training also marked the completion of the second phase...
Team Charleston spells out cargo capability with chalks
March 3, 2017
— Joint Base Charleston hosted Exercise Bonny Jack, a two-day mobility exercise testing the cargo deployment capabilities of the 628th Air Base Wing and 437th Airlift Wing here, March 1 and 2.The exercise started at 9 a.m., March 1 when the 437th Aerial Port Squadron (APS) received a simulated executive order from 628th LRS directing cargo to be...