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JB Charleston serves as Hurricane Florence staging area
September 19, 2018
Members of Joint Base Charleston help direct a Pennsylvania Army National Guard Helicopter Aquatic Rescue Team CH-47F Chinook as part of a staging effort for Hurricane Florence rescue operations Sept. 14, 2018.
The Pennsylvania National Guard sent a CH-47F Chinook and UH-60 Blackhawks to Charleston together with their flight crews and rescue technicians, to position itself to support the state of South Carolina for rapid helicopter rescue response.

Joint effort delivers relief cargo to Puerto Rico
October 2, 2017
Capt. Jared Powell, 15th Airlift Squadron C-17 Globemaster III aircraft commander, flies a C-17 to pick up aid cargo for a humanitarian mission to Puerto Rico, Sept. 28th, 2017.

437 AW crew provides Maria relief within hours
September 25, 2017
Senior Airman Kenny Phonsyry, 437th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, performs preflight checks at Joint Base Charleston, S.C., Sept. 23, 2017. The 14th Airlift Squadron, 437th Airlift Wing, flew a mobile air traffic control tower, food and water to St. Thomas, Virgin Islands in support of Hurricane Maria relief efforts.

Joint team delivers relief in Maria aftermath
September 25, 2017
Maj. Kari Flemming, left, 14th Airlift Squadron pilot, and Flight Lt. Matt Jenkinson, right, 14th AS Royal air force exchange pilot, both from Joint Base Charleston, S.C., perform preflight checks at Kelly Field in San Antonio, Texas, Sept. 24, 2017. Members of the 14th AS delivered more than 129,000 pounds of food and water to St. Croix, Virgin Islands in support of relief efforts after Hurricane Maria. The mission to St. Croix marked the second mission the crew flew to the Virgin Islands for humanitarian aid in 48 hours.