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CATM zeroes in on targets
July 11, 2019
Staff Sgt. Rossitor Alexander, an instructor assigned to the 628th Security Forces Squadron Combat Arms Training and Maintenance flight, fires an M9 pistol at Joint Base Charleston, S.C. July 1, 2019. CATM facilitates readiness by equipping Airmen with the knowledge and skills to use weapons properly, and provides support to local and regional military branches. CATM instructors qualify for the weapons annually to maintain proficiency.

Military Working Dog to couch potato
March 9, 2018
Military Working Dog Shark, 628th Security Forces Squadron, rests on stage of the MWD retirement ceremony Feb. 23, 2018, at the base theater. The retirement ceremony includes presentation of the meritorious service medal, retirement pin and a bone presentation.

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.

Citadel hosts Military Appreciation Week
October 17, 2017
Col. Patrick Winstead, 437th Airlift Wing vice commander, tosses a coin as an honorary captain to determine which team gets possession of the ball at the Johnson Hagood Memorial Stadium for the Citadel’s Military Appreciation Night, Oct. 14, 2017. The 628th Security Forces Squadron and 628th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal Flight represented Joint Base Charleston at the football game. Additionally, the Citadel hosted women’s soccer and volleyball games in support of Military Appreciation Week. The Citadel Bulldog’s football game against the Wofford Terriers was the capstone event, with Woffard winning 20-16.

RiverDogs host Military Appreciation Night
June 20, 2017
Members of the 628th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal Flight display a bomb disposal robot during the Charleston RiverDogs Military Appreciation Night at Joseph P. Riley Jr. Park, Charleston, June 14, 2017. The Joint Base Charleston Honor Guard, the 841st Transportation Battalion and 628th Security Forces Squadron represented JB Charleston at the game. The RiverDogs beat the West Virginia Power 5-2.

Medical Expo shares resources, saves lives
May 22, 2017
U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Marvina Bealor, Naval Health Clinic Charleston hospital corpsman, performs triage during the second annual Lowcountry Medical Skills Expo here, May 17, 2017. Nearly 300 people from eight agencies trained on nine medical competencies including sutures, mass blood transfusions, IVs and litter carrying techniques during the expo.

New Initiative streamlines base, county emergency response times
April 3, 2017
Col. Rob Lyman, right, Joint Base Charleston commander, meets with J. Al Cannon, left, Charleston County sheriff, during a tour of the Charleston County Consolidated 911 Center, March 30, 2017. The Enhanced 911 initiative combines the call centers for the 628th Security Forces Squadron and fire department with the Charleston County Consolidated 911 Center, ultimately shortening response times, saving money and saving lives.

Base hosts tour establishing local security partnership
February 1, 2017
Lt. Col. Robert Clouse, right, 628th Security Forces Squadron commander, and Chief Master at Arms Joseph Blacka accompany Joseph Bowers, left, Hanahan fire chief, on a security forces patrol boat tour of the Cooper River Jan 25. The boat tour was an opportunity to show Hanahan city officials the capabilities of Joint Base Charleston’s security forces. Additionally, as part of the tour, a new memorandum of understanding was ratified dictating jurisdictional and coordinated response between the base and the neighboring community.

Spouses tour JB Charleston
December 7, 2016
Tech. Sgt. Timothy Garrett, 628th Security Forces military working dog kennel master, left, explained the training process for the dogs to Joint Base Charleston spouses during a tour here Dec. 5, 2016. The spouses had the opportunity to visit several tour stops across the Air Base and learn about various mission sets.