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  • 628th LRS plays key role for hurricane relief efforts

    From coordinating aircraft load plans to refueling jets, the 628th Logistics Readiness Squadron played a multi-faceted role during Joint Base Charleston and Air Mobility Command’s hurricane relief efforts in 2017.

  • The Force is with JB Charleston’s Storm Troopers

    Team Charleston’s Storm Troopers, children who had parents on ride-out teams during Hurricane Matthew, were recognized during a Storm Troopers Ceremony at the Airman and Family Readiness Center here, Dec. 8.

  • 628th CES disposes of Civil War-era cannonballs

    The 628th Civil Engineer Squadron (CES) Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) flight detonated explosives brought ashore by the tides of Hurricane Matthew here, Nov. 22, 2016.It is the responsibility of the military to dispose of all military ordnance. When ordnance are found off base, local bomb squads

  • EFAC provides support for returning evacuees

    In response to Hurricane Matthew, an Emergency Family Assistance Center (EFAC) was activated here Oct. 12 to assist base employees and their families returning from evacuation. The EFAC, with locations on the Air Base and the Naval Weapons Station, will remain open through Oct. 14.The EFAC is a

  • Team Charleston weathers the storm

    As Hurricane Matthew approached the Eastern Coast of theUnited States, residents of South Carolina were given an evacuation order byGovernor Nikki Haley. Based on this, Joint Base Charleston leadership made thedetermination to issue a Limited Evacuation Order.  With limited personnel following an

  • Aircraft return from Hurricane Matthew evacuation

    Col. Jimmy Canlas, 437th Airlift Wing commander, marshals in the first C-17 Globemaster III returning to Joint Base Charleston on Oct. 11 after evacuating for Hurricane Matthew. Many of the aircraft continued to perform various world-wide missions from their evacuated locations.

  • JB Charleston reopens gates following Hurricane Matthew

    Col. Jimmy Canlas (center), 437th Airlift Wing commander, Chief Master Sgt. Kristopher Berg (right), 437th Airlift Wing command chief and Senior Airman Billy Meadows (left), 628th Security Forces Squadron installation patrolman, greet Joint Base Charleston members at the Rivers Avenue Gate here

  • JB Charleston Prepares for Hurricane Matthew

    U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class William Roberts, a harbor patrol coxswain with the 628th Security Forces Squadron, prepares to move and store a 628th Security Forces patrol boat ahead of Hurricane Matthew at Joint Base Charleston - Naval Weapons Station, S.C., Oct. 7, 2016. All non-essential

  • 437th Airlift Wing evacuates C-17s

    A maintainer with the 437th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron marshals out a Joint Base Charleston C-17 Globemaster III as it is evacuated to Fort Campbell, Ky., on Oct. 6, 2016, so they can continue their mission of rapid global mobility during Hurricane Matthew. Due to Hurricane Matthew, a Limited