Great news! For your convenience, we added a button for the Air Show on our App - "2018 Air Expo". You'll find maps of parking and the flight line displays, parking & shuttle bus service. A list of performers, and soon a show schedule.
If you don't have our mobile app yet, you can download it for free from your app store. Just search 315th Airlift Wing.
And here is the static area map: http://www.315aw.afrc.af.mil/Portals/13/Air%20Show/V2_JBC_AirShow_RampLayout.pdf?ver=2018-04-23-110243-027
The 315th AW is supporting the Columbus Mississippi Air Show this weekend with a Charleston C-17 and the ever popular Mini C-17. 🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸 #CitizenAirmen
Wow, that’s cool to watch!
Watch this amazing video of a C-17 air-dropping two U.S. Navy watercraft, along with Special Boat Team 20 into the Atlantic Ocean. U.S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) component Air Mobility Command C-17 aircraft area capable of strategic delivery of troops and all types of cargo. #togetherwedeliverPosted by U.S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) on Friday, April 20, 2018
after serving honorable 28 years on active & Reserve duty Lt. Col. Kevin McManus, 701st Airlift Wing, retired in a ceremony today before friends and family.
We had a great time today hosting Chapman High School AF JROTC.
Please Join us in congratulating our most recent quarterly award winners!
The 315th Airlift Wing selection boards for the Airman, Non-commissioned Officer, Senior Non-commissioned Officer, Junior Officer, Field Grade Officer and civilian selected the following winners for the calendar year 2018 first quarter award winners:
• Airman - Senior Airman Deidre Addison, 315th Force Support Squadron
• NCO – Tech. Sgt. James Knight, 315th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
• SNCO - Master Sgt. Tobey Housey, 315th AW
• CG Officer Capt. Justin Clark, 315th AW
• Civilian Cat I – Krica Hemmingway Moore, 315AW
• Civilian Cat II – Chris Fabel, 315th AMXS
Make sure you make plans to visit Charleston's Air Expo next Saturday. Should be a great day!
Get into the spirit of the JBC Air Expo by using our new FB profile frame today! Joint Base Charleston 🇺🇲️🇺🇲️🇺🇲️
Here's one of the acts you can see at the Air Expo next week! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nBa1sU6eb9o
Be sure to check out the updated information about next week's JBC Air Expo. It includes some details about the family day as well. 🇺🇲️🇺🇲️🇺🇲️
From the Thunderbirds
Welcome to Charleston Col. Walter!
Here's a little news article we put together about the MXG assumption of command from this past weekend.
315th MXS demonstrates the skills of our maintenance professionals to executives of Mercedes-Benz Vans, here in Charleston. The group also attended Capt. Christopher Long's pin on ceremony. (Courtesy photos)
Happy Anniversary to all Citizen Airmen! 🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸
On April 4th, 2018, Major Stephen "Cajun" Del Bagno, Thunderbird 4, lost his life during a routine training flight over Nevada. We were sent this link for his coin. All proceeds from the sale of this coin goes to Maj. Bagno's family.
We had a great time today hosting Wilson High School AF JROTC.
A touching tribute... 🇺🇲️🇺🇲️🇺🇲️
In Memory of Maj. Stephen "Cajun" Del Bagno
Last week, we said goodbye to an amazing pilot, brother, son, and team member.Today, we honored the memory of Maj. Stephen "Cajun" Del Bagno. You will be missed.#afthunderbirds #remember United States Air Force Air Combat Command Eglin Air Force Base 33rd Fighter WingPosted by U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds on Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Check out what some of our Reserve firefighters did during last month's UTA.
This is very sad news. A member of the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds was killed yesterday when his F-16 Fighting Falcon crashed over the Nevada Test Range. Our condolences to our comrade in blue and our thoughts and prayers are with his family, friends and coworkers.
During the Airman Leadership School Graduation Ceremony at Joint Base Charleston, S.C., several Airmen received awards March 29, 2018. The Levitow Award is the highest honor awarded to an ALS graduate and is given to the Airman who displays the highest level of leadership qualities during the course. ALS is a five-week course encompassing lessons in the principles of supervision and management, the importance of communication and military professionalism.