Category Archives: Defense

USS Whidbey Island (LSD 41) Visiting Charleston

[caption id="attachment_22931" align="alignleft" width="745"] USS Whidbey Island (LSD 41) will be visiting Charleston Harbor this week. Photo by U.S. Navy[/caption] Navy League Charleston is very pleased to announce the arrival later this week of the USS Whidbey Island (LSD 41) along with embarked detachments from Helicopter MineCountermeasures Squadron 14 (HM-14), Assault Craft Units Two and…
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Charleston named ‘Great American Defense Community’

WASHINGTON, DC — The Association of Defense Communities (ADC) has designated eight communities from across the United States as “Great American Defense Communities” for providing unwavering support to service members and military families. Among the many reasons the Charleston Region, SC, is being recognized as a Great American Defense Community is the tremendous support the…
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Charleston Reserve wing selected as best in 4th Air Force

JOINT BASE CHARLESTON, S.C. - The 315th Airlift Wing took top honors Thursday night, Oct. 20, after receiving the Raincross Trophy for the best wing in 2016 at the 4th Air Force at the Raincross Trophy Dinner in Riverside, California. Fourth Air Force is responsible for and encompasses 300 military units and over 24,000 military…
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