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5:58 am on Thursday June 21, 2012

Moncks Corner mom organizes flip flop drive for military hopsital

Image by Operation Flip FlopsBrenda Frye of Moncks Corner recently heard an unusual request from her daughter, Georgina Walton-Floyd, who works at a military hospital in Afghanistan: Georgina wanted flip flops. The Air Force medic had noted that...
9:41 am on Thursday February 17, 2011

Sky to get a bit noisier as F-15E strike fighters train in Charleston

Image by Air ForcePrepare for a bit of extra noise in Charleston as several F-15E Strike Eagle fighter jets from Seymour Johnson air base in North Carolina are coming to Joint Base Charleston for the next two weeks. Members of the 333rd Fighter...
4:06 am on Sunday November 21, 2010

Thanksgiving flights risk redirection, delays at Charleston thanks to runway work

Image by Flickr user cseemanRemember all that talk about the how the longer of Charleston's two runways would be closed for runway repairs?  Well the big work is still slated for 2012 or 2013, but a smaller job is closing it now through December 15...
4:07 am on Tuesday September 14, 2010

More dirt on Alvin Greene: Air Force denied him an honorable discharge

Image by WikipediaAlvin Greene has been making headlines ever since after he miraculously beat out Vic Rawl to become the Democratic Party's nominee in the 2010 United States Senate election, and today is no exception. The Post and Courier, thanks...
5:51 am on Sunday June 27, 2010

Air training

Image by Staff Sgt. Angelita M. Lawrence/U.S. Air Force Paratroopers wait to board a C-17 from Charleston Air Force Base while at the ramp at Pope Air Force Base in North Carolina during a joint forcible entry exercise on June 21. Also take a look...
3:16 am on Friday April 16, 2010

Engine inspection

Image by Air Force photo/James Bowman Senior Airman Reginald Camp inspects the inlet and exhaust of a C-17 engine on November 13, 2009 at the Charleston Air Force Base U.S.
12:51 am on Tuesday March 23, 2010

Jumping from a C-17

Image by Senior Airman Sarayuth Pinthong/U.S. Air Force A photo from 2001 shows airmen jump from a C-17 assigned to the 15th Airlift Squadron at the Charleston Air Force Base(AFB).
1:34 am on Friday March 19, 2010

Air Force training

Image by James M. Bowman/U.S. Air Force Air Force Master Sgt. David Dalbec clears a room during an training course in Mount Pleasant on February 23. The course is designed to prepare first responders for hostile situations. Dalbec is an combat arms...
4:40 am on Wednesday January 13, 2010

Fatal F-16 crash off Folly Beach blamed on pilot error

Image by Flickr user Fernando Cuenca Romero The midair collision of two F-16s that led to the death of pilot Nicholas Giglio is being blamed on an error he made while flying. Specifically, a report states that Giglio failed to reduce speed and hit...
4:08 pm on Tuesday December 15, 2009

Check the skies Wednesday morning for a dozen C-17s

Image by Flickr user TMWolf Weather permitting, a dozen C-17s are expected to take flight on Wednesday morning from Charleston Air Force Base to practice strategic airdrop mission maneuvers.

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