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Top Air Force leaders visit JB Charleston, highlight urgency of reoptimization in “time of consequence”
April 29, 2024
U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David Allvin speaks to Airmen during an all call at Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina, April 26, 2024. During the all call, Allvin and Flosi addressed the need for rapid reoptimization of forces to effectively confront great power competition. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christian Silvera)

Stories of Service: Airman to Olympian
March 31, 2023
Stories of Service graphic. (U.S. Air Force graphic by Jim Masie)

628 ABW presents annual awards
January 31, 2018
Maj. Gen. Christopher J. Bence, U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center commander, speaks during the 628th Air Base Wing annual awards ceremony at the Charleston Club, Joint Base Charleston, S.C., Jan. 26, 2017.

JB Charleston Luncheon teaches tools to overcome adversity,violence
May 26, 2017
Marrington Elementary Children’s Choir prepares to sing the National Anthem during Joint Base Charleston’s Annual Prayer Luncheon at the Charleston Club May 23, 2017. The National Prayer Luncheon is an annual event bringing community members together for prayer and fellowship.

1st Combat Camera Squadron reaches milestone
April 7, 2017
U.S. Air Force Pararescueman Staff Sgt. Lopaka Mounts, assigned to the 331st Air Expeditionary Group receives a hug from a resident during search and rescue operations after Hurricane Ike,  September 13, 2008. This photograph was provided by the 1st Combat Camera Squadron to showcase world events they have documented throughout the past 25 years.

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.

Dining facility hosts Christmas dinner
December 30, 2016
U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Adaigah Rouse Lewis, 628th Force Support Squadron dining facility shift leader, prepares carrots for Christmas dinner at the Gaylor Dining Facility Dec. 25, 2016. The dining facility began preparing for the Christmas dinner during the Thanksgiving holiday.

Recovery efforts underway from Hurricane Matthew
October 11, 2016
U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Anthony Tressel, radio frequency transmission technician with the 628th Communications Squadron, inspects a ultra high frequency (UHF) antenna for wind damage caused by Hurricane Matthew  on Joint Base Charleston, S.C., Oct. 10, 2016. Joint Base personnel are working diligently to return the Joint Base to full operational status after disaster response coordinators assessed damage and verified a safe operating environment.

Joint EOD, CCBS training yields explosive results
September 26, 2016
Detective Carl Makins, a hazardous device technician with the Charleston County Sheriff's Office, examines a powder sample from an exploded ordnance during a training exercise here, Sept. 21, 2016. The local bomb squads often train with members from the 628th Civil Engineer Squadron's Explosive Ordnance Disposal flight to build relationships and streamline operating procedures between state and federal entities.

Keeping JB CHS on target
September 22, 2016
Staff Sgt. Alexander Elder, 628th Security Forces Squadron combat arms training and maintenance instructor calculates the firing score for Airman 1st Class Courtland Carson, 628th Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels distribution technician here, Sept. 13, 2016. Airmen fired the M4 rifle as part of a weapons qualification in preparation for a deployment, permanent change of station move or as part of annual training.