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JB Charleston, PMSG make history as first joint base community to win Abilene Trophy
November 15, 2023
A group of award recipients pose on stage for a photo with their trophy

Preserving artifacts from Operation Allies Refuge
July 15, 2022
U.S. Air Force and U.K. Royal Air Force personnel donate artifacts from Operation Allies Refuge to the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force at the Air Force Museum.

Humble, Credible, Approachable: 2020 Risner Award Finalist
January 18, 2022
Humble, Credible, Approachable: 2020 Risner Award Finalist

JB Charleston executes full-spectrum readiness exercise
November 19, 2018
Capt. Christopher Long, 315th Airlift Wing officer in charge of accessories, listens to a radio transmission during a readiness exercise Nov. 16, 2018, at Joint Base Charleston, S.C. To keep the training as realistic as possible, participants from across JB Charleston received the equipment, weapons and specialty uniform items they would use in real-world situations. The simulated scenarios enabled senior base leaders and subject matter experts to ensure the readiness of JB Charleston’s quick response capabilities.

Air expo gives attendees firsthand look at military
May 1, 2018
Master Sgt. Christopher Malone, U.S. Army Special Operations Command Black Daggers Parachute Demonstration Detachment demonstrator, throws a ceremonial first pitch at a Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park during a Charleston RiverDogs baseball game, April 26, 2018.

South Carolina Stingrays tour JB Charleston
January 17, 2018
Members of the South Carolina Stingrays toured Joint Base Charleston, S.C., Jan. 10, 2018.

Joint Base Charleston C-17 deploys to deliver U.S. Navy's undersea rescue
November 21, 2017
A C-17 Globemaster III aircraft takes off from Joint Base Charleston with equipment headed for Argentina, Nov. 18, 2017. Joint Base Charleston's efforts are helping aid the search and rescue of the A.R.A. San Juan, an Argentine navy submarine that went missing Nov. 15, 2017. As part of the support, two C-17 Globemaster IIIs and one C-5M Super Galaxy from Air Mobility Command are delivering needed equipment and expertise to assist a partner nation. The first flight from Joint Base Charleston is carrying a tow bar, a Tunner 60K Aircraft Cargo Loader and three members of the 437th Aerial Port Squadron. While on the ground, the team will be conducting runway assessments prior to other equipment arriving in country. Additional U.S. Air Force support will be provided to aid efforts.

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.

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.

Innovation saves AMC $2 million annually
October 2, 2017
Lt. Col. Thomas Clark, 437th Operations Group deputy chief of standards and evaluations, uses the new Electronic Flight Bag mount modification on the flightline in Joint Base Charleston, S.C., Sept. 29, 2017.