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Joint Base Charleston
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JB Charleston executes full-spectrum readiness exercise
November 19, 2018
— The 628th Air Base Wing, 437th Airlift Wing and 315th Airlift Wing teamed up for a total force rapid mobility exercise Nov. 12-17, 2018. The exercise focused on total force readiness, mobilization, base defense and quick-response airlift capabilities, according to Col. Rockie Wilson, 628th Mission Support Group commander and leader of one of the exercise’s simulated air expeditionary groups. ...
628th CPTS Airmen read to local elementary students
October 29, 2018
— Senior Airman Luke Hamilton, 628th Comptroller Squadron comptroller, walks alongside a student in the hall of Pepperhill Elementary School Oct. 24, 2018, in North Charleston, S.C. Airmen from the 628th CPTS went to the school to read to children and answer any questions the children had about being an Airmen.
Incentive flight recognizes high-performing JB Charleston members
October 2, 2018
— Airmen and Sailors board a C-17 Globemaster III on the flightline Oct. 2, 2018, at Joint Base Charleston, S.C. The service members were preparing for an incentive flight, which they earned by distinguishing themselves within their respective units. Leadership from the 628th Air Base Wing and the 437th Airlift Wing collaborated to provide flying...
Local clergy converges at JB Charleston
March 20, 2018
— Local religious ministers from various faiths met at Joint Base Charleston March 15, 2018 to learn how to better assist the increasing number of service member’s attending their congregations...
AMC command chief visits JB Charleston
November 20, 2017
— Chief Master Sgt. Shelina Frey, Air Mobility Command command chief, learns how to properly assemble a tire with the members of the 437th Maintenance Squadron Wheel and Tire shop in Joint Base Charleston, S.C., Nov. 17, 2017. Frey also visited the 15th and 16th Airlift Squadrons, the 628th Security Forces Squadron and the 628th Civil Engineer...
628th ABW conducts 3rd quarterly awards ceremony
November 8, 2017
— Col. Jeff Nelson, 628th Air Base Wing commander, far left, and Chief Master Sgt. Todd Cole, 628th ABW command chief, stand with the winners from the 628th ABW 3rd Quarter Awards ceremony at the Charleston Club, Joint Base Charleston, S.C., Nov. 8, 2017. The awards were given for each member's hard work, dedication and performance to the 628th ABW...
JB Charleston celebrates Air Force's 70th anniversary
October 26, 2017
— Lt. Gen. Charles Brown, U.S. Central Command deputy commander, cuts the Air Force birthday cake with Airman 1st Class Geremy Velez-Masini, 628th Logistics Readiness Squadron distribution fuels operator, during the Air Force Ball in the Charleston Area Convention Center in North Charleston, S.C., Oct. 21, 2017. Traditionally, the guest speaker and...
Responses to questions asked during the August 628 ABW Commander's Call
September 19, 2017
— Q: What does "restore readiness" mean to you? Does it include more money for formal or technical training at the squadron level?A: One of the areas the Air Force took risk in during the recent (and current) reduced budgets was readiness. These risks took various forms, one of which was reduced funding for enhanced training TDYs. Required training...
628th CES welcomes new commander
July 19, 2017
— Lt. Col. Christopher Carnduff, right, incoming 628th Civil Engineering Squadron commander, takes command during a change of command ceremony officiated by Col. Rockie Wilson, left, 628th Mission Support Group commander, at the Charleston Club here, July 6. Carnduff replaced Lt. Col. Matthew Brennan as the 628th Civil Engineering Squadron commander...
Women’s Health Clinic opens at JB Charleston
May 26, 2017
— A ribbon cutting ceremony was held here to celebrate the opening of the 628th Medical Group Women’s Health Clinic, May 19.Cancer screenings, post-partum care, select gynecological services, hormonal replacement therapy and infertility treatments are a few of the health benefits available to female Tricare beneficiaries. Women’s Health services are...