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9:49 am on Thursday May 1, 2014

Charleston bases make list of 'Most Amazing Places Uncle Sam Could Send You'

To be stationed at Joint Base Charleston offers little reason to complain, though strangely it garnered a lower spot than a time at Savannah's Army installation. 
5:21 am on Friday July 19, 2013

Photos: A C-17 Globemaster work at night

Aircrew members perform pre-flight checks on a C-17 Globemaster III before takeoff to practice combat on-loading and off-loading July 17, at Joint Base Charleston.
1:54 am on Thursday July 4, 2013

Photos: Military families enjoy Freedom Fest

Military dependents enjoy a fireworks show June 28 during the 2013 Freedom Fest at Marrington Plantation at Joint Base Charleston – Weapons Station, S.C. Nearly 1,500 airmen, sailors, civilians and their families attended the celebration which...
9:22 am on Saturday May 18, 2013

Photo: C-17s at sunset

C-17 Globemaster IIIs sit on the flight line as the sun sets May 9 at Joint Base Charleston. The C-17 is designed fro rapid delivery of troops and many types of cargo directly to forward bases.
2:23 am on Friday April 26, 2013

Joint Base Charleston gets its second to-last C-17

Joint Base Charleston received its second to last C-17 Globemaster III on Thursday. The first arrived 20 years ago, and the last new cargo plane due this September.
12:02 pm on Monday March 11, 2013

Charleston air show expo canceled due to sequestration

Image by U.S. Airforce The Thunderbirds perform at prior air expo in Charleston.Earlier I wrote that sequestration's budget cuts could lead to meaningful deep changes, today they've lead to immediate public chages: the air show has been canceled. "...
10:34 am on Sunday April 8, 2012

Some perspective on Joint Base Charleston cost cutting

With a hope of cost savings, Joint Base Charleston is the child of the merger of Charleston Air Force Base and the Naval Weapons Station during the past few years — but the hoped for cost savings hasn't been reached and more cuts are coming. Up to...
3:39 am on Saturday March 17, 2012

More local military activity next week for anti-terrorism training

Image by Flickr user WisGuard PicsThe Charleston area will see signs of a heightened military presence next week as Joint Base Charleston will be joining in the operation Solid Curtain/Citadel Shield 2012 from March 19 to 24. The exercise aims to...
1:08 pm on Wednesday March 16, 2011

Joint Base Charleston to host hundreds of youngins for Earth Day

Image by Flickr user -Snugg-On Earth Day, April 22nd, over 700 fifth-grade children will learn about the environment at Joint Base Charleston. Various environmental and government organizations will be in attendance, including the U.S. Fish and...
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