JOINT BASE CHARLESTON

MacDill KC-135s conclude temporary relocation at JB Charleston

Story by Amn Megan Munoz on 01/09/2017 The first of four steady-state KC-135s arrived at Joint Base Charleston on Oct. 14 along with nearly 90 Airmen from MacDill to continue operations during the runway reconstruction at MacDill. The KC-135 provides the core aerial refueling capability and is also capable of
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Community unites after fire destroys Marine's home

Story by A1C Kevin West on 12/28/2016 A portable speaker left on a couch malfunctioned causing U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Ruben Barnett and his son to lose their home and everything inside. "I got there and everything was destroyed," said Barnett. "I don't know, there was a lot of stuff
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Mental Health: Keeping things paw-sitive

Story by Amn Megan Munoz on 12/13/2016 Groff, a 628th Medical Operations Group (MDOS) Mental Health Clinic mental health technician and Stoeger's owner, recently began bringing Stoeger to the clinic each afternoon. "He's our personal security guard at home," said Groff. "However, he also knows when to not be the
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ALZ repairs complete

Story by A1C Kevin West on 12/13/2016 North Auxiliary Airfield, a training facility geographically separated from Joint Base Charleston, is used for various types of flight training. "What's crucial about Northfield is we train there every day and night," said Nathaniel Watts, 437th Operations Support Squadron airfield manager. "Northfield is
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Keeping JB CHS on target

Story by SSgt Andrea Salazar on 12/02/2016 Every Airman is in the profession of arms regardless of job specification. Airmen fire weapons in preparation for deployments, permanent change of station moves or annual training. Airmen qualify under the careful supervision of CATM instructors. They engage targets at various distances and
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Memorial service honors military working dog

Story by Amn Megan Munoz on 12/01/2016 Akim, a Belgian Malinois, deployed six times and participated several missions supporting the president, first lady and vice president of the United States. Akim also served the U.S. Secret Service as an explosive detection dog before retiring in 2014. "Belgian Malinois are like
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