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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.
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.
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).
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.
5:10 pm on Sunday July 12, 2009

Know those big Air Force planes? Here's what they're up to

Image by U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Jeremy LockImage by 20090712-c17.jpg C-17 Globemaster IIIs from the 437th Airlift Wing and 315th AW at Charleston Air Force Base, SC., fly in formation over Charleston during an Army strategic brigade airdrop...
1:49 pm on Monday December 29, 2008

Photo find: Charleston C-17 training exercise

Image by U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Katie Gieratz C-17s out of Charleston fly as part of a 13-aircraft formation training exercise. Go view the high-res image. [gmap markers=blue::33.606041495726636,-81.07738494873047 |zoom=7 |center=33....
3:52 am on Thursday August 28, 2008

Charleston's 15th Airlift Squadron deploys

Image by U.S. Air Force/Airman 1st Class Timothy TaylorImage by 20080828deployment.jpg Fiance Jessica McDonnell embraces Capt. Alexander Lammi, before his deployment with the 15th Airlift Squadron from the air base terminal in Charleston on...