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12:01 pm on Sunday September 14, 2008

18 Air Force reservists from Charleston are deployed

18 Charleston-based Air Forces reservists will be meeting up with 55 others in Afghanistan. Head over to ABC News 4 for the story.
9:06 am on Sunday September 14, 2008

Getting ready for deployment

Image by Air ForceImage by 20080914train.jpg Airmen train at the Charleston Air Force Base in a simulated convoy strike. The Post and Courier's Bryce Donovan got some first hand experience in what airmen experience before being sent oversees to...
3:55 am on Wednesday August 20, 2008

Charleston airmen shipping supplies to Georgian conflict

Air crews stationed at Charleston's Air Base are helping to package ship out supplies to the Georgian government after its conflict with Russia. The shipments consist largely of food rations. Live 5 News has the story, here's an excerpt: In just...
11:27 am on Thursday August 14, 2008

Charleston air crew transports Georgian troops out of Iraq

Image by U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Christina M. StyerImage by 20080814georgian.jpg The 816th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron used C-17s to return the Georgian troops home. Charleston-based airmen transported 2,000 Georgian troops back home in...
8:29 am on Thursday May 15, 2008

Charleston-based air wing receives award

The Air Force Association has awarded the 437th Airlift Wing at Charleston Air Force Base with the 2008 Verne Orr Award. The award is given primarily for effective use of human resources. The Air Force writes: The Air Force Association established...