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Vol. 3, No. 29

Team Charleston – One Family, One Mission, One Fight!

Friday, July 20, 2012

U.S. Air Force photos / Airman 1st Class Ashlee Galloway

Chief Warrant Officer 3 John Wilson, 628th Logistics Readiness Squadron Port Operations officer, walks down Pier Edwards, July 16, 2012 at Joint Base Charleston – Weapons Station. Wilson is responsible to the Joint Base Charleston commander for the overall safety of ship movements within the JB Charleston – Weapons Station port, which includes Wharf Alpha, Pier Bravo, Pier Charlie, Pier Edwards and the TC Dock. July 23, 2012, will mark Wilson’s 25th year in the Navy.



628th LRS Port Operations keeps boats afloat By Senior Airman Anthony Hyatt Joint Base Charleston Public Affairs

Senior enlisted leader visits JB Charleston See page 3


Bridging the communication gap See page 4


Dining facilities keep troops fed See page 10

Weekend Weather Update JB CHS, SC

Friday, July 20

Afternoon T-Storms (40% precip)

High 91º Low 76º

Saturday, July 21

Scattered T-Storms (50% precip)

High 91º Low 77º

Sunday, July 22

Isolated T-Storms (30% precip)

High 92º Low 76º

The Joint Base Charleston - Weapons Stations' shoreline spans approximately 16 miles of the Cooper River and 24 hours a day, seven days a week, Sailors, Airmen and Department of Defense contractors are patrolling the shoreline on Harbor Security Boats. Before the shoreline can be patrolled, these boats must be sea worthy and that's where the work of three individuals comes into play. The 628th Logistics Readiness Squadron Port Operations is currently operated by U.S. Navy Chief Warrant Officer 3 John Wilson, Port Operations officer, and two maintenance contractors, Thomas White and Frank Gregory. Wilson is responsible to the Joint Base Charleston commander for the overall safety of ship movements within the JB Charleston - Weapons Station port, which includes Wharf Alpha, Pier Bravo, Pier Charlie, Pier Edwards and the TC Dock. "The Port Operations Officer also coordinates all U.S. Navy ship visits to Charleston, which are primarily to support training opportunities with Thomas White, 628th Logistics Readiness Squadron Port Operations maintethe Navy Reserve Officer Training Corps at the Citadel," said Wilson. Port Operations is also responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of nance contractor, fills a hydraulic steering system, July 16, 2012 at Joint six small boats; that's where Gregory and White's responsibilities begin. Base Charleston – Weapons Station. Port Operations is responsible for the maintenance of six boats at JB Charleston. Four of those boats are 27-foot"Four of the boats we maintain are 27-foot-long Sea Arks, which are long Sea Arks, designated as Harbor Security Boats used by the 628th designated as Harbor Security Boats used by the 628th Security Forces Security Forces Squadron. Squadron," said Wilson. "We ensure two HSBs are in the water at all times with a third boat on a two-hour standby to support the Nuclear on the boats, Wilson then conducts quality assurance on White's and Gregory's work in accordance with the boat's service manual. Power Training Unit." Most mornings, the Port Operations officer drives to each pier or wharf Two additional Boston Whaler boats, one 19-foot-long and the other to perform inspections. 21-foot-long, are designated as work boats for Port Operations. "I ensure that nothing is broken or leaking on the piers," said Wilson. "I The Whalers are used to service the piers and move items through the water also stop by Pier Edwards to confirm all of the boats are in working order to be used with the piers or ships, such as oil booms, according to Wilson. "While one of the Whalers can be used for an oil-spill response boat, before starting the day, which normally Tom has already done." "No two days are alike," said White. "When traveling to work, not the other Whaler includes a police package and can be used as a backup knowing what to expect keeps this job exciting." security boat if necessary [for shallow water]," Wilson said. Another part of Port Operations includes keeping the waterfront clean. "We normally get students [Direct Transit Personnel], who are in a holding A Routine Day "A typical day includes Tom or Frank arriving at 7:15 a.m. to work on status or waiting on orders, to help clean the waterfront," Wilson added. paperwork for the HSBs and getting an HSB [needing service] prepped to The Hardest Part haul out of the water," said Wilson. When the Weapons Station and Air Base merged into Joint Base Each day, White and Gregory perform two to four hours of routine maintenance on the boats. Both contractors are qualified marine-engine mechanics, Charleston in October 2010, Port Operations transitioned to the 628th LRS Port Operations section. certified to work on any outboard engine, but specifically Honda engines. "Understanding the Air Force and the Air Force "My position requires me to service and understanding a U.S. Navy warrant officer was and maintain equipment such as 12-volt elecis tough. The transition was very difficult for an old trical equipment, depth sounders, police guy like me," said Wilson. equipment, system gauges and air-condiNow, two years later, Wilson has worked closely tioning systems to name a few," said with Chief Petty Officer Vincent Stephens, 628th White. Security Forces Squadron and Commander Navy Whenever an engine is replaced on a Region Southeast trainer, and the Coast Guard, in boat, Port Operations must log a 10-plus qualifying Airmen to drive Harbor Security Boats. hours "break-in-period" on the engine "One of the most gratifying things about my job before they can be used by security forces. is seeing Airmen, Sailors and DoD civilians work"We get to take the boats out, put some ing together on the water in one of 628th LRS's hours on the new engines and enjoy the sun boats," said Wilson. and water," Wilson said with a smile. "I was Whether it's a security boat or a cargo ship, withborn and raised 40 miles away on the upper lake and I fish the [professional] circuit on Chief Warrant Officer 3 John Wilson, 628th out Port Operations none of this is possible. "Knowing that the importance of this job helps my personal time, so having this job on the Logistics Readiness Squadron Port Operations offiwaterfront makes this the perfect job for me." cer, takes a ride on a Harbor Security Boat July 16, keep this facility and our nation safe is exciting," White added. After maintenance has been completed 2012 at Joint Base Charleston – Weapons Station.

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The Air Force is not just a job, it’s a profession COMMENTARY

Commentary by Col. Russell Fingar 315th Airlift Wing commander

As I approach the end of my military service I know that I will miss it terribly. As a traditional reservist, I hold positions in both the public sector and military service. My civilian occupation is enjoyable and in fact more financially rewarding than my military service, but there is no comparison when it comes to the fulfillment I gain from being a part of delivering freedom and hope throughout the world while wearing the Air Force uniform. Without any disrespect to the fine folks I work with at my civilian job, working with the men and women of the 437th Airlift Wing, 315th AW, and 628th Air Base Wing, gives me much greater satisfaction. They are a tremendously committed, talented and professional group. As Airmen, we do our jobs not for the money or praise, but because it's the right thing to do. It's about being a part of something bigger than ourselves ... making a dif-

We also have the honor of returning our military casualties back home. We delivered tons of vital aid to Haiti “As Airmen, we do our jobs the catastrophic earthquake in 2010. after not for the money or praise, We delivered medical, dental, education but because it's the right and agricultural supplies as well as furniture, thing to do. It's about being vehicles, machinery and clothing to support a part of something bigger ongoing relief and development projects to countries in need. than ourselves ... making a I know that sometimes we become frusdifference in the world.” trated by the large number of additional Col. Russell Fingar training requirements, the many inconven315th Airlift Wing commander iences to our personal lives and our long, demanding workdays, but taken as a whole, ference in the world. there is no better profession. Your work is very Just look at a few of the things we've done over important and at times stressful. You should the past 10 years. At Joint Base Charleston we always be able to do that work with a smile on have delivered thousands of troops into combat your face. Take it from the old guy who is at the and brought thousands more back home again. end of his career ... enjoy it while you can. I We've delivered tons of equipment and supplies would trade places with any second lieutenant and to our troops in Iraq, Afghanistan and other areas do it all again. I know I've been smiling for the of operation. past 24 years.

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Change … it’s inevitable so embrace it

Commentary by Master Sgt. Nicole Bishop 628th Comptroller Squadron first sergeant

There are some people that don't handle change very well. I am not just talking about the older generation of Airmen but also younger Airmen. Anytime something new happens or business practices are revamped, Airmen can become upset and uneasy. Avoidance to change is not conducive to shaping a successful Air Force. Since the inception of the Air Force, change has been inevitable; the best advice I can give to every Airman is to "embrace" it. I have been in the military for 19 years and during that time I have been involved in a number of changes. Many of the younger Airmen have no idea what the "bike test" is, or that the Enlisted Performance Report rating system use to be on a 10-point scale instead of a five. In my earlier years, deployments were rare. Nevertheless, the great thing about change is that for the most part, it is best for everyone involved. With the change to the physical fitness standards, we now have a healthier, stronger force able to sustain the high-ops tempo we currently face. Additionally, the change to the EPR rating sys-

tem streamlined the process to ensure we retain the best Airmen to go on to lead. The "if it isn't broken, don't fix it" mentality has to end. Although something may not be broken ... it may still need to be fixed. According to AFI 36-2618, the Enlisted Force Structure, Airmen and noncommissioned officers in charge tiers are responsible to, "Develop innovative ways to improve processes and provide suggestions up the chain of command that will directly contribute to unit and mission success." Senior noncommissioned officers in charge are responsible to, "Promote a culture of Airmen capable of adapting to evolving Air Force requirements throughout a career." Implementing change may be the biggest challenge for most Airmen, but there is an easy method to getting others on board. How do you effectively fulfill your Airman, NCO and SNCO responsibility? Just think of ice cubes. Ice is just frozen water, but in the liquid state you are able to mold the water to form into different objects. In order to implement change, you first have to unfreeze individuals to the new concept; sell your idea or theory. Give those being affected a "heads up" on what to expect. In the unfreezing process, answer questions and

address concerns as much as possible and set the individuals at ease. Once they are knowledgeable about the change and all the concerns have been addressed, you have to re-freeze the individuals. Make the change positive. Lead by example by displaying acceptance. Make sure to follow up so your Airmen don't start melting along the way. Remember to continually reinforce the benefits of the change, because once your people are on board, it is smooth sailing. Like I said in the beginning, change is inevitable. What can you change for the better? As Airmen, NCOs and SNCOs, we can't think of change as a bad thing or punishment. Take a step back and look at the big picture. Don't focus on how new ideas or revamped procedures are going to affect you, focus on how it will better your unit and the Air Force. It is every Airman's responsibility to be an active participant in creating an evolving Air Force. Every quarter you should ask yourself, "Am I contributing to the evolution of the Air Force?" If the answer is no, then the next question should be, "How can I make myself, my unit and the Air Force better?" Purposefully strive to make the Air Force better, if not for you then for those who will come after you.

New selection process for all civilian supervisor positions Commentary by Michael Petersen 628th Air Base Wing Equal Opportunity director

Your Joint Base commanders have helped foster and model an Equal Opportunity initiative that demonstrates commitment from agency leadership, integration of EO into the agency's strategic mission and management accountability. They have created a new operating instruction to ensure objectivity throughout the Joint Base installation concerning the hiring process for civilian appropriated fund supervisor positions. Filling vacant positions at the supervisory level is extremely important and requires thoughtful planning. Agencies can best defend selection decisions by taking steps to ensure hiring officials can articulate the precise reasons for choosing one candidate over another. This can be achieved by using specific and documented selection procedures and interview questions that apply to all candidates for a particular position and by asking an unbiased agency official to review selection decisions. It is also important to develop a useable plan for retaining any records or interview notes that specifically indicate why a candidate was chosen. Giving a legitimate explanation for selection means providing specific

reasons for why candidates were selected. It is not necessarily an expression of finely tuned instincts or "gut" feelings. In many instances, providing inadequate reasons for selection decisions risks a possible finding of discrimination. Generally, a recommending official's statement, which includes the observation that the selectee "seemed like a good candidate," falls short of articulating why the official believed the selectee was superior. Commanders may endorse the use of a unit selection panel team committed to interviewing and or selecting a person for civilian supervisor positions. The panel should be assembled for the express purpose of selecting an appropriate candidate for an unfilled position and organized in a manner that is clearly recognizable for that purpose. The selection panel process is beneficial because it provides varying perspectives, helps eliminate biases and benefits the employing unit by involving the right employees in the hiring process. Air Force promotion policy is based on strict conformance with merit principles specified in Title 5 Code of Federal Regulations, Part 335. Merit promotion and placement provide a uniform and equitable means of referral and selection for all placement actions. A sound promotion program, properly administered and fully supported by managers and employees at all levels, is essential to the staffing of an effective and highly motivated civilian workforce.

Be careful what you post; it could hurt your career Commentary by Staff Sgt. Frances Kriss 62nd Airlift Wing Public Affairs

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. – Social media quickly became a widespread form of interactive communication and has been incorporated in the way people conduct business, including the military. Since it was a fairly new concept a few years ago, we had the freedom to post whatever opinions we had on our personal social media sites without any kind of reprimand or punishment. There are now strict policies in place to regulate social media and whatever is posted online can land service members in deep trouble. Certain actions can be punishable under the Uniform Code of Military Justice. An example occurred last year when a staff sergeant assigned to the 62nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron received an Article 15, got a stripe taken away, had to pay $500, and received a reprimand for posting inappropriate comments on Facebook. Another example that appeared on national

media was Marine sergeant who affiliated himself with the tea-party and criticized President Barack Obama on his private Facebook page. His security clearance was suspended and he now faces an other-than-honorable discharge. It's important to remember that we all raised our right hand and recited an oath, where we said we will obey the orders of the President of the United States and the orders of the officers appointed over us. Therefore, there are certain comments we shouldn't announce publicly. There are also limitations when it comes to

political, religious and ideological views. Use common sense when you post on social media sites – it has the potential to reach thousands and possibly millions of people around the world. In addition, once something is posted, it's really difficult to take it back. Even if the post is deleted, there's no guarantee that no else saw it, shared it, or re-tweeted it. Being on social media is like being on the spotlight. If you post on your profile section that you're affiliated with the Air Force or have pictures of you in uniform, then you are essentially representing every Airman in the United States. We must keep in mind that whether we are active duty, Guard or Reserve, in or out of uniform, we still represent the Air Force and the U.S. armed forces. We have an image to uphold and we want to continue being America's highest-rated U.S. institution. Bottom line, be careful posting opinions on social media sites because it's now punishable under the UCMJ and one small remark or photo is not worth ruining a career.

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USTRANSCOM Senior Enlisted Leader visits JB Charleston

By Airman 1st Class Jared Trimarchi Joint Base Charleston Public Affairs

Chief Master Sgt. Martin Klukas, United States Transportation Command senior enlisted leader, connected with Airmen, Sailors and civilians during a base visit to Joint Base Charleston, July 11 to 13. Klukas visited multiple units within the 628th Air Base Wing, 437th Airlift Wing, 315th AW, as well as the Navy Weapons Station's 841st Transportation Battalion and Army Strategic Logistics Activity Command. He also gave a speech at a senior noncommissioned officer induction ceremony held July 13 at JB Charleston - Air Base. "JB Charleston has the entire mobility triangle stationed here, air, land and sea," Klukas said. "The Air Mobility units, the Army transportation components, the Navy shipping ports, train yards and prepositioning mission give Joint Base Charleston tremendous strategic capabilities." As the USTRANSCOM senior enlisted leader, Klukas is responsible for the joint force integration, development, readiness, morale, discipline and overall health of the enlisted force. He is also the senior enlisted advisor to the USTRANSCOM commander. "I like to think of myself as the glue that connects the senior staff to the enlisted population," said Klukas. "I'm here to interact with the enlisted force, see how they are doing and find out what they know about our vision and future at USTRANSCOM." U.S. Air Force photos / Airman 1st Class Ashlee Galloway Aligning with the beliefs of Chief Master Sergeant of the Chief Master Sgt. Martin Klukas, U.S. Transportation Command senior enlisted leader, from Scott Air Force Base, Ill., speaks to Air Force James Roy of supervising with less technology, Airmen from the 628th Logistics Readiness Squadron Fuels Flight, Forward Area Refueling Point team, after watching a FARP Klukas is a strong believer in deck-plate leadership, a Navy demonstration, at Joint Base Charleston – Air Base, S.C., July 12, 2012. The FARP’s mission is to hot refuel, which is refueling while term for getting out and working among the troops. the aircraft engines are operating, from a tanker aircraft (C-17 Globemaster III) to a receiver aircraft, under the cover of darkness in "Visiting the bases under USTRANSCOM and getting out to an austere environment. Klukas is the principal advisor to the combatant commander for all matters concerning joint force integrathe deck plates is a major component of my job," Klukas said. tion, career development, utilization and sustainment of more than 150,000 enlisted personnel serving USTRANSCOM's air, land "We have upcoming challenges such as the Afghanistan draw and sea components throughout the world. down and the shrinking budget ahead of us, and I have to get "Ranger School is where I was put into the big leagues of leadership education," he said. out and get face-to-face with our warriors to ensure everyone is aware of what's coming. "As an advisor to the commander, it's important for me to make an assessment on our enlist- "Working in special operations requires more than management skills. It requires raw leadered force and unless I see an individual, group or team personally, it can be difficult to make an ship and the ability to know what you have to do and 'gitty up.' Failure is not an option." "My advice to the young leaders in the force is to take care of the warriors and their famiaccurate decision. The advice and guidance I can give to the commander based on how I see lies. When you do that, life seems to take care of you." the enlisted force is really operating, is an important task. I can't do that behind my desk." Even though Klukas's trip to Joint Base Charleston lasted only three days, he said the teamKlukas is no stranger to a joint environment. As a tactical air control party Airman, he spent 20 years working with the Army, attended Army Ranger School, worked under the Combined work here is nothing short of phenomenal. "Joint Base Charleston is a wonderful place with a great mission," Klukas said. "Dedicated Joint Task Force and attended the Navy Senior Enlisted Academy. "Joint environments like Joint Base Charleston are a great opportunity to learn and respect warriors such as the fine Airmen, Sailors, civilians and their families make Joint Base the culture and traditions of various branches of service," Klukas said. "I don't see different Charleston a place I would like to visit more often." uniform styles and colors. I see warriors, capabilities and drive. Anything we can do to add to Master Sgt. Samuel Strong, the joint flavor in the military is a good thing." 628th Logistics Readiness Although Klukas never saw himself as an enlisted leader when he first joined the Air Force, Squadron Fuels Flight, he said Ranger Leadership School paved a path to get him to where he is in his career. Forward Area Refueling Point team, gives a demonstration of FARP’s operations for Chief Master Sgt. Martin Klukas, U.S. Transportation Command senior enlisted leader, from Scott Air Force Base, Ill., during his visit to Joint Base Charleston – Air Base, S.C., July 12, 2012. See more photos at

Senior Airman Bryan Queen, 628th Logistics Readiness Squadron Fuels Flight, Forward Area Refueling Point team, explains FARP operations to Chief Master Sgt. Martin Klukas, U.S. Transportation Command senior enlisted leader, from Scott Air Force Base, Ill., at Joint Base Charleston – Air Base, S.C., July 12, 2012.

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JB Charleston uses ELMR to bridge geographical gap By Staff Sgt. Nicole Mickle Joint Base Charleston Public Affairs

628th Communications The Squadron recently saved $3.5 million by leveraging the Navy's Enterprise Land Mobile Radio solution at Joint Base Charleston. By utilizing the existing Weapons Station ELMR solution to expand on the Air Base, the 628th CS was able to generate an investment savings of $3.5 million. ELMR equipment has been in operational use since Feb. 25, 2012, at the Air Base. Land Mobile Radios are hand-held voice devices, much like a walkie talkie, used to speak on any Ultra High Frequency range over a network of equipment designed to enhance signal strength and quality. The ELMR System is a non-tactical Navy Installation Command-sponsored conformant trunked land mobile radio system. This system is being implemented Navy-wide and will eventually interconnect all Navy sites onto one comprehensive communications network. "The Navy was utilizing an ELMR network that essentially put the NWS on

a grid of other ELMR systems which enabled the master control site to view and route voice traffic to any user on the network," said Tech. Sgt. Nathaniel Swab, 628th CS Transmissions Systems noncommissioned officer in charge. "It enables a user on the Weapons Station to speak with users at other sites such as Norfolk, Va., Jacksonville, Fla. or any other user on the network." The system change required coordination between the 628th CS and the ELMR master site in Norfolk. The old LMR equipment, used by the Air Base, had to be replaced with equipment that was compatible with the Navy's ELMR system. Once the equipment was installed, the site was added to the network. The Air Base can now connect to the Weapons Station, as well as an entire network of ELMR users worldwide. "One of the key benefits of the ELMR system is that it offers another means of local communication to be monitored at a long range in case of a disaster scenario," said Swab. "First responders can be aided from afar because a controller can listen to real time on-site responders without having to be in the disaster zone."

ELMRs are primarily used for quick, coordinated responses between first responders and provide centralized communication capabilities via handheld units, mobile and base stations. The ability to relay information between installations in the event of a natural disaster or emergency situation is critical. "First responders can coordinate operations across one channel for two sites," said Swab. "In the past, the two towers, one located on the Weapons Station, and the other on the Air Base, were not able to talk to each other. The ELMR puts both sites on one network. This allows dispatchers to reach first responders at two situations if needed. In the future we are looking at a goal of joining civilian first responders to our extensive ELMR network." "This was huge in affording first responders and the installation commander the ability to rapidly bridge the geographical gap between the Air Base and Weapons Station to maintain situation awareness and relay critical, crisis information," said Lt. Col. David Joerres, former 628th CS commander. "It's an exciting time to be a cyberspace operator."

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628th Contracting Squadron Change of Command

Colonel Justin Davey, 628th Mission Support Group commander, takes the squadron guidon from Lt. Col. Tyr Brenner, 628th Contracting Squadron outgoing commander, during the 628th CONS Change of Command ceremony at Joint Base Charleston - Air Base, S.C, July 16, 2012. The handing over of the guidon symbolizes the changing of a command.

Colonel Justin Davey, 628th Mission Support Group commander, hands the squadron guidon to Lt. Col. Dale Skinner, 628th Contracting Squadron incoming commander, during the 628th CONS Change of Command ceremony at Joint Base Charleston Air Base, S.C, July 16, 2012.

U.S. Air Force photo / Airman 1st Class Chacarra Walker

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Forest City Communities announces July Yard of the Month winners

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Forest City Communities recently announced their July Yard of the Month winners at Joint Base Charleston – Air Base. This yard belongs to Airman 1st Class Elliott LeSueur from the 437th Maintenance Squadron, 437th Airlift Wing. Yard of the Month winners receive a gift card for a local home improvement store.

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Forest City Communities recently announced their July Yard of the Month winners at Joint Base Charleston – Air Base. This yard belongs to Airman 1st Class Joshua Anderson from the 437th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, 437th Airlift Wing. Yard of the Month winners receive a gift card for a local home improvement store.

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628th Communication Squadron Change of Command

Colonel Justin Davey, 628th Mission Support Group commander, takes the squadron guidon from Lt. Col. David Joerres, 628th Communications Squadron outgoing commander, during the 628th CS Change of Command ceremony at Joint Base Charleston - Air Base, S.C. July 13, 2012. The handing over of the guidon symbolizes the changing of a command.

Colonel Justin Davey, 628th Mission Support Group commander, hands the squadron guidon to Major Joseph Wingo, 628th Communications Squadron incoming commander, during the 628th CS Change of Command ceremony at Joint Base Charleston - Air Base, S.C. July 13, 2012.

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Charleston Battery Military Appreciation Night

Staff Sgt. Timothy Womble, 437th Maintenance Group quality assurance technician, sings the National Anthem during the Charleston Battery soccer team's military appreciation night held at Blackbaud Stadium on Daniel Island, S.C., July 14, 2012.

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The Joint Base Charleston – Air Base Honor Guard posts the colors during the Charleston Battery soccer team's military appreciation night held at Blackbaud Stadium on Daniel Island, S.C., July 14, 2012. The Charleston Battery traditionally holds an annual military appreciation night each season. By Sue Brink

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Are YOU hungry? Airmen, Sailors chow down! Sailors take a break from their studies as they prepare to eat lunch at the Galley at Joint Base Charleston Weapons Station, S.C., July 13, 2012. The Galley serves approximately 3,000 meals a day to "A" School students as well as active duty and Reserve members working at JB Charleston Weapons Station.

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The Joint Base Charleston – Air Base, S.C., Gaylor Dining Facility supports the 437th and 315th Airlift Wings and the 628th Air Base Wing by providing more than 211,000 hot, nutritious meals annually. The Gaylor Dining Facility offers cafeteria-style and self-serve breakfast, lunch, dinner and midnight meals. The modern facility has full-service snack and mainentrée lines and a full salad, pastry and ice cream bar.

Sailors take a break from their studies as they prepare to eat lunch at the Galley at Joint Base Charleston - Weapons Station, S.C., July 13, 2012. Airman 1st Class Ashli Green, 437th Force Support Squadron journeyman, butters biscuits at the Joint Base Charleston – Air Base, S.C., Gaylor Dining Facility, July 10, 2012. The Gaylor Dining Facility supports the 437th and 315th Airlift Wings and the 628th Air Base Wing by providing more than 211,000 hot, nutritious meals annually.

Airman 1st Class Ashli Green, 437th Force Support Squadron journeyman, hands an Airman a plate at the Joint Base Charleston – Air Base, S.C., Gaylor Dining Facility, July 9, 2012.

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www.Charleston.Af.Mil Airman 1st Class Ashli Green, 437th Force Support Squadron food services journeyman, cuts potatoes at the Gaylor Dining Facility at Joint Base Charleston – Air Base, S.C., July 9, 2012. Airmen prepare their salads at the Joint Base Charleston – Air Base, S.C., Gaylor Dining Facility, July 9, 2012. The facility supports the 437th and 315th Airlift Wings and the 628th Air Base Wing by providing more than 211,000 hot, nutritious meals annually. The modern facility has full-service snack and main-entrée lines and a full salad, pastry and ice cream bar.

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All classes or events will be held at the Airman and Family Readiness Center unless otherwise specified. For more information, call 963-4406. July 23 / The 16th Airlift Squadron Change of Command ceremony will be held at 10 a.m., July 23 at the Charleston Club at JB Charleston - Air Base.

July 25 / Joint Base Charleston Exchange facilities will mark the Army and Air Force Exchange Service's 117th birthday with a host of savings and specials. / A Smooth Move class will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Learn from experts on how to PCS smoothly.

July 26 / A Deciphering the Career-Status Bonus class will be held from 3 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Individuals must select between two retirement systems, between their 14 ½ and 15-year mark. This workshop explains the financial impact of both.


BASE BRIEFS / An Exceptional Family Member Program Support Group will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. / A Making a Good Marriage Better workshop will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Learn how temperament impacts a healthy marriage, to define a healthy marriage, and maintain it by developing communication, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills.

July 27 / Workshop for VA Disability Claims class will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. A VA representative will cover the VA claims and filing process. Members must sign-up at the Joint Base Charleston - Air Base Clinic medical records section no later than the Monday prior to the workshop. / A First Time Home buying workshop will be held from 08:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Learn whether you are ready to purchase, what to look for before you purchase, and everything from whether to use a realtor to what banks look for when qualifying you for home ownership.

July 30 / A Making Sense of the TSP, Civilian and Military, class will be held from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Simplified language to help novice investors understand the purpose of the TSP, whether it's a good choice, strategies to use when investing in the TSP, and more.

July 31 / A Field-Grade Officer Notification Training class will be held from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Training for FGOs in the notification process for Casualties.

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All classes or workshops will be held at the Fleet and Family Support Center, Bldg. 755, at Joint Base Charleston - Weapons Station unless otherwise specified. For more information, call 764-7480. July 20 / A Renting 101 class will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. July 20 at Bldg. 755. This workshop will provide complete and unbiased information so prospective military renters will be confident in their decision about whether to rent and be better able to negotiate the potential financial pitfalls they may encounter during the rental process. To register, call the FFSC.

July 23 / A command financial specialist will be available from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 23-27 at the FFSC. The CFS will train active duty members to assist sailors and their families with personal finance. July 24 / An Education and Scholarship Opportunities class will be held from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. July 24 at the FFSC. This is an informative workshop on colleges, scholarships and grants available for military spouses and completing your financial aid for college. Jump start your planning for spring semester and your college education.

July 25 / A 10-Step to a Federal Job (resume) Class will be held from 9 a.m. to noon July 25 at the FFSC. Attendees will gain a better understanding of the federal job search and hiring process, as well as fine-tuning their federal resumes. / An Advance Resume Writing Class will be held from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the FFSC. Attendes are provided beneficial information, by way of handouts, which included the different types of resume formats and samples and a resume draft worksheet.

Sangin Security in Afghanistan

U.S. Marine Corps photo / Lance Cpl. Sean Searfus

U.S. Navy Seaman Derek Happel, front, and U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Alexander Vanny patrol in Sangin in Afghanistan's Helmand province, July 11, 2012. Happel, a hospitalman, and Vanny, a team leader, are assigned to Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, Regimental Combat Team 6. The Marines conducted the patrol to support Afghan forces during Operation Gospand-Sia.

July 26 / A Smooth Move class will be held from 9 a.m. to noon July 26 at the FFSC. Learn how to PCS smoothly from the experts.

Special Announcements

/ Coupon Exchange: The FFSC has a coupon exchange station in Bldg. 755 and is open to all military and family members. Bring in unused coupons between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday and help yourself to coupons for

your family. Call the FFSC at 764-7480 for more information. / Stepping Stones Pre-school Story Time: Parents and pre-school children learn together through stories, songs, arts & crafts and play time with the "Stepping Stones" Pre-school Story Time program at the Joint Base Charleston - Weapons Station Branch Library. Children must be preschool age and accompanied by a parent or guardian. This free program is every Thursday morning at 9:30 a.m. To register call 764-7900. / Birthday bowling parties: Looking for something different to do for your next birthday party? Marrington Bowling Center has birthday bowling parties that are great for kids of any age. Call the bowling center for party options and availability. / Stroller Rollers offers "Fitness for Mom, fun for baby!" Attention new mothers, now there is a way to get fit while spending quality time with your baby. With the Stroller Rollers program, you'll shape up with a power walk and body sculpting while strolling with your baby. It's a great chance to interact with other new moms. Classes meet at the Naval Support Activity gymnasium on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 9:15 to 10:15 a.m. Classes are free. Materials are provided. For more information, call MWR Fitness Director Nancy Haynsworth at 764-4067. / Free on-line tutoring service: for Military Families is the Defense Department's official, online, on-demand tutoring and homework help service for military members and their families. The site, offers round-the-clock professional tutors who can assist with homework, studying, test preparation, proofreading and more. Active-duty military members and National Guard, Reserve personnel and Defense Department civilians on active duty in a deployed status and their family members are eligible to participate.'s network includes more than 2,500 professional tutors who have delivered more than six million, one-on-one tutoring sessions since 2001. Each tutor is certified through the site, and all sessions are recorded for quality control. The program can also be accessed through a free app for the iPod Touch, iPhone or iPad. / Make your next party a movie party at Cinema One: Looking for a unique idea for your next group party? Why not make it a movie party? Cinema One offers private showings of your favorite feature films. Cinema One movie parties are perfect for birthday celebrations, command socials, class trips, youth groups and lots more. Movie parties are free to groups of 40 or more (with concessions purchase) and are $40 to groups of less than 40 people. Call theater manager, Teresa Stuckey, at 764-4107 for reservation information. / Budget for Baby: The Navy Marine Corps Relief Society offers a basic budgeting class for expecting mothers. Class is held every second Thursday of the month from 9:30 to 11 a.m. After completing the class, each mom receives a Layette filled with free baby items such as crib sheets, onesies and a homemade blanket. Call 764-7662 or come by 1004 Jefferson Ave., Bldg. 717 to sign up for the class.

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The Best Way To Submit A Free Classified Ad Is With Our Online Form At We do not take ads by phone. Please do not call us to confirm receipt of your free ad.

* Ads from non-military or business-related ads (even home businesses) cost $4 per line (45-55 letters and spaces per line). Additional lines (over the 3 free) for personal ads may be purchased for $4 per line as well.

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Deadline to submit an ad is 9 a.m. Wednesday morning. Ads printed on a first come-first serve, space available basis.

DISPLAY CLASSIFIED ADS Ads may be placed with a photo (see this week’s “Homes For Sale” ad) or graphics for $10/column inch. $20 minimum. A typical ad, like the example noted, will be $20-$25. The size (and cost) will depend upon the amount of text and size of photo. You can call 843-412-5861 or email with your ad content for a free cost quote.


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2004 Hyundia Sonata V6, moonroof, only 40K miles $



2006 Ford Crown Vic LX Leather, extra clean, loaded $




38 38 MPG MPG


2002 Toyota RAV4 L Auto, power package, extra clean $

Starting Startingat at

2006 Crown Vic LX One owner, low miles, like new $



MSRP MSRP$17,365. $17,365.Includes Includes$3500 $3500Rebate, Rebate,$500 $500 Military, Military,$2000 $2000Cash/Trade Cash/Trade

2003 Ford F-250 Lariat Super Duty FX4, diesel, leather $

2007 Chevy Colorado LT Ext. cab, loaded, 1 owner, like new $

Starting Startingat at 2003 GMC Yukon XL SLT


$ 11,995$


15,956 $

Loaded, leather

MSRP MSRP$16,865. $16,865.Includes Includes$500 $500rebate, rebate,$500 $500 Military, Military,$2000 $2000Cash/Trade Cash/Trade


Startingat at 2007 Ford F-150 2007 KIA Sportage LX Starting Auto, one owner, extra clean Auto, special wheels, extra clean $ $

2002 Ford F-150 KingRanch Crew cab, moonroof, loaded $



V6, V6,Auto, Auto,Power PowerPkg, Pkg,Tilt, Tilt, Cruise, Cruise,AM/FM/CD/MP3, AM/FM/CD/MP3,&& much muchmore. more.Pre-Owned, Pre-Owned, Low Lowmiles. miles.

MSRP MSRP$21,295. $21,295.Includes Includes$2000 $2000rebate, rebate, $500 $500Military, Military,$2000 $2000Cash/Trade Cash/Trade

2006 Ford Mustang GT 2010 Toyota Corolla LE Loaded, extra clean, like new Starting at Starting at Auto, power package, loaded $ $





Stk# Stk#F5141 F5141

2007 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer Leather, moonroof, extra clean $

NEW FORD CAB NEW 2010 2010 FORD F-150 CREW CREW CAB XLT 2009 Scion XBF-150 2011 Ford Focus XLT



2008 Suzuki XL-7 AWD, moonroof, leather, 1 owner $

2011 Nissan Cube Auto, loaded, low miles $



97 97Cadillac CadillacDeVille DeVille

02 02Ford FordFocus Focus

3,995 3,995


05 MercuryGrand GrandMarquis MarquisLS LS 05Mercury Leather, Leather,loaded, loaded,xtra xtraclean clean


Loaded, clean, Loaded,xtra xtra clean,must mustsee see 2007 Lincoln Towncar

08 08Jeep JeepPatriot Patriot


07 PontiacTorrent Torrent 07Pontiac


13,995 13,995


Auto, Auto,loaded, loaded,like likenew new

15,995 15,995

10 10Dodge DodgeJourney Journey


10 10Ford FordE350 E350Van Van

12-passenger, 12-passenger,XLT XLTpkg, pkg,loaded loaded


18,995 18,995

10 10Honda HondaAccord Accord

21,995 21,995

Auto, Auto,only only6k6kmiles miles

13,995 13,995

2011 Ford Mustang Conv. Leater, auto $


10 10Nissan NissanCube Cube

08 08Suzuki SuzukiGrand GrandVitara Vitara

Auto, Auto,like likenew, new,save savebig! big!

Leather, Leather,moonroof, moonroof,11owner owner


14,995 14,995

2010 Ford Edge Limited V6, Leather, CD/MP3


14,995 14,995

2009 Lincoln MKS Loaded, only 10k miles

V6, V6,auto, auto,loaded, loaded,better betterthan thannew new 22,995 Leather, 22,995 Leather,moonroof, moonroof,xtra xtraclean clean $$ $$

09 Milan 09Mercury Mercury$ Milan

08 08Chrysler ChryslerSebring SebringConv. Conv.Ltd Ltd $

Auto, Auto,loaded, loaded,sunroof, sunroof,xtra xtraclean clean


15,995 15,995

15,995 15,995

10 10Mercury MercuryGrand GrandMarquis MarquisLS LS

10 10Toyota ToyotaCamry CamryLELE

08 08Mazda MazdaCX-7 CX-7

2011 Mazda CX-9$$Touring

Leather, Leather,full fullpower power

Auto, Auto,power powerpkg, pkg,priced pricedtotosell sell


07 07Ford FordF150 F150Crew CrewCab Cab XLT XLTpkg, pkg,V8, V8,auto auto


19,995 19,995

10 10Ford FordEscape EscapeXLT XLT V6, V6,auto, auto,loaded loaded

19,995 19,995

2012 Volvo XC70 Wagon Leather, moonroof, loaded $


08 08Nissan NissanPathfinder Pathfinder Auto, Auto,3rd 3rdseat, seat,xtra xtraclean clean


21,995 21,995

07 07VW VWTouareg Touareg

Loaded, Loaded,must mustsee, see,priced pricedtotosell sell



19,995 19,995

2012 GMC Terrain SLT V6, leather, moonroof, like new $

10 10Jeep JeepGrand GrandCherokee Cherokee


10 10Chevy ChevyCamaro CamaroLTLT

4x4, 4x4,loaded, loaded,priced pricedtotogo! go!


21,995 21,995

7,995 7,995

2012 Toyota Tacoma Loaded, extra clean, 3k miles $


02 AcuraMDX MDX 02Acura

Leather, Leather,moonroof, moonroof,xtra xtraclean clean

Auto, Auto,xtra xtraclean clean


22,995 22,995

Auto, xtra Auto, xtraclean cleanNissan 2009

2008 Toyota RAV4 Limited Moonroof, loaded, extra clean $

12,995 12,995


12,995 12,995

13,995 13,995

2009 Mini Cooper S Moonroof, loaded, 15k miles $

06 06Cadillac CadillacCTS CTS

10 10Toyota ToyotaTacoma Tacoma Auto, Auto,air, air,only only10k 10kmiles, miles,like likenew new


14,995 14,995

14,995 14,995

Loaded, Loaded,xtra xtraclean clean 22,995

Auto, Auto,11owner, owner,xtra xtraclean clean

16,995 16,995

07 07Nissan NissanQuest Quest

07 07Ford FordEdge EdgeSE SE

Loaded, Loaded,xtra xtraclean, clean,low lowmiles miles

18,995 18,995 Loaded, only 8k miles



20,995 20,995

2012 Ford Edge limited Loaded, leather, chrome wheels $

XLT, XLT,11owner, owner,xtra xtraclean clean


22,995 22,995

2010 Toyota Sienna XLE Leather, DVD

16,995 16,995

22,995 22,995

16,995 16,995


10 10Dodge DodgeGrand GrandCaravan CaravanSXT SXT

08 08Ford FordExplorer ExplorerXLT XLT

$$ F-150 XLT 2011 Ford

Captain Captainseats, seats,dual dualpower powerdoors, doors,loaded loaded

3rd 3rdseat, seat,11owner owner


18,995 18,995


Auto, loaded

09 09Nissan NissanTitan TitanCrew CrewCab Cab

09 09Honda HondaAccord AccordEX EX

Auto, Auto,V8, V8,only only12K 12Kmiles miles

Loaded, Loaded,11owner owner



20,995 20,995


09 09Ford FordF150 F150Super SuperCab Cab

Moonroof, Moonroof,auto, auto,xtra xtraclean clean

15,995 15,995

07 JeepWrangler WranglerXX $ 07Jeep

2011 BMW 320 8i Loaded, auto, low mles, like new $


10 10Nissan NissanMaxima Maxima3.5 3.5

6spd, 6spd,loaded, loaded,one oneowner owner


15,995 15,995




07 MazdaRX8 RX8Coupe Coupe 07Mazda

07 07Toyota ToyotaCamry Camry Leather, Leather,sunroof, sunroof,28k 28kmiles miles



4x4, 4x4,only only34k 34kmiles, miles,like likenew new

19,995 19,995


18,995 18,995 18,995 18,995 Loaded, leather, moonroof

06 06Dodge DodgeRam Ram2500 2500Crew CrewCab Cab

Auto, Auto,Extra ExtraClean, Clean,11Owner Owner


13,995 13,995

2012 Mitsubishi Spyder Convertible, loaded, like new $

2009 Volvo XC$$90

Power Powerside sidedoors, doors,loaded loaded



06 06Pontiac PontiacSolstice Solstice Auto, Auto,air, air,one oneowner, owner,xtra xtraclean clean 23,995 23,995 Only Only21k 21kmiles, miles,loaded, loaded,11owner owner $$ $

08 08Honda Honda CRV $CRV


16,995 16,995

Loaded, Loaded,xtra xtraclean clean

13,995 13,995

2011 Nissan Frontier SV Only 8k mi, loaded, like new toolbox

2012 Hyndai Veloster Nav, rear camera, 6k miles 05 05 FordMustang MustangRoush Roush $Ford

06 06VW VWBeetle BeetleConvertible Convertible

Only Only28k 28kmiles, miles,xtra xtraclean clean


Loaded, Loaded,xtra xtraclean, clean,must mustsee see


12,995 12,995


2012 Dodge Journey SXT 3rd row, loaded $



07 07MINI MINICooper Cooper

Auto, Auto,power powerpkg, pkg,xtra xtraclean clean


13,995 13,995

05 05Lincoln LincolnTown TownCar CarSignature SignatureLtd Ltd

05 ToyotaSienna SiennaLE LE 05Toyota

08 08Ford FordEscape Escape

06 06VW VWPassat Passat

Loaded, Loaded,xtra xtraclean, clean,like likenew new

10,995 10,995

10,995 10,995


12,995 12,995




Loaded, xtra Moonroof,lthr, lthr,like likenew, new,garage garagekept kept Loaded, xtraclean, clean,11owner owner Rogue SL 2011 Moonroof, Ford Mustang $$ loaded $$loaded AWD moonroof, leather, V6, auto, $ $

04 ChevySilverado Silverado2500 2500HD HDLS LS 04Chevy

$$ power package, like new $$ Loaded,

10 10Ford FordMustang MustangConvertible Convertible

7,995 7,995

06 06Honda HondaAccord AccordEX-L EX-L 17,995 05 05Ford FordF150 F150Crew CrewCab Cab 17,995 Loaded, Loaded,leather, leather,moonroof moonroof V8, V8,auto, auto,xtra xtraclean clean

05 05Chrysler ChryslerCrossfire CrossfireLtd Ltd

10,995 10,995


7,995 7,995


Auto, Auto,loaded, loaded,xtra xtraclean clean

10,995 10,995

Auto, xtra one Auto, xtraclean, clean, oneowner owner 2008 Ford Edge

08 08Suzuki SuzukiReno Reno

Low Lowmiles, miles,one oneowner owner


2010 Ford Mustang Leather, loaded $


$$ 2011 Nissan Maxima


02 02Mazda MazdaMillennia Millennia Leather, Leather,sunroof, sunroof,only only50k 50kmiles miles


05 05Dodge DodgeRam Ram1500 1500SLT SLT


07 07Chrysler ChryslerPT PTCruiser Cruiser

6,995 6,995


2011 Nissan Sentra SR Loaded, auto,15k miles $

Touring, Touring,auto, auto,loaded, loaded,xtra xtraclean clean


08 08GMC GMCCanyon CanyonSLT SLT



05 05Suzuki SuzukiVerona Verona Auto, Auto,power powerpkg, pkg,low lowmiles miles

MSRP MSRP$34,000. $34,000.Includes Includes$4500 $4500Rebate Rebate$1,000 $1,000FMC FMCdealer, dealer, $500 $1,000trade tradeasst. asst. $500military militaryrebate, rebate,$2000 $2000cash/trade, cash/trade,$1,000




Crew CrewCab CabZ85 Z85

2011 Toyota Corolla Auto, loaded, 4k miles $

2008 Dodge Nitro SLT Auto, leather, 1 owner, chome wheels $

16,995 16,995

2009 Honda $$ Odyssey EX-L 17,995 17,995 17,995 17,995 17,995 17,995 22k miles, extra clean loaded Leather, loaded, V6


Only Only3k3kmiles, miles,auto, auto,like likenew new


14,995 14,995

2010 Toyota Tundra SR-5 4x4, TRD pkg, loaded, 1 owner $


2011 Ford Ranger XLT Supercab, 4x4, V-6, 7k miles $

Moonroof, Moonroof,loaded loaded

$$2011 Toyota Sienna $$


10 NissanVersa Versa 10Nissan $$

13,995 13,995


2012 Dodge Charger Loaded, priced to sell 06 06Nissan NissanMurano Murano $

12,995 12,995

Auto, Auto,power powerpkg, pkg,low lowmiles miles

06 06Mercedes MercedesC230 C230

10 10Toyota ToyotaCorolla CorollaLE LE

Auto, Auto,air, air,power powerpkg, pkg,one oneowner owner


11,995 11,995


13,995 13,995

2012 Chevy Colorado LT Z-85 Crew cab auto, loaded $

04 04Acura Acura3.2TL 3.2TL

06 NissanAltima Altima2.5S 2.5S 06Nissan

Leather, Leather,moonroof, moonroof,11owner owner

13,995 13,995

06 06Mercury MercuryGrand GrandMarquis MarquisLS LS





Leather, package, Leather,power power package,xtra xtraclean clean2011 Loaded, Loaded,xtra xtraclean, clean,must mustsee see Mazda CX-7 Escape XLT $$ Loaded, extra$$clean, fac. warranty V6, Auto, Loaded $ $

V6, like V6,auto, auto, likenew newFord 2010

11,995 11,995

08 KiaSorento Sorento 08Kia Auto, Auto,power powerpkg, pkg,loaded, loaded,xtra xtraclean clean

9,995 9,995

9,995 9,995

06 06Suzuki SuzukiGrand GrandVitara VitaraSport Sport

11,995 11,995 $



9,995 9,995

$$ $$ Series, moonroof, low miles Sig.

16,995 16,995 Loaded, extra clean

04 DodgeDurango DurangoSLT SLT 04Dodge 05 05Jeep JeepGrand GrandCherokee CherokeeLtd Ltd 17,995 16,995 Loaded, Leather, Loaded,xtra xtraclean clean Leather,moonroof, moonroof,11owner owner

03 FordExcursion ExcursionLimited Limited 03Ford

9,995 9,995

Loaded, Loaded,xtra xtraclean, clean,SAVE SAVEBIG BIG

2008 Buick LaCrosse CXL Leather, loaded, one owner $

Lthr, Lthr,loaded, loaded,xtra xtraclean, clean,just justserviced serviced



6,995 6,995

4,995 4,995

2012 Nissan Altima 2.5S Auto, pwr package, only 10k miles $

2008 Honda Element Auto, loaded, 1 owner, extra clean $

V8, V8,auto, auto,11owner owner





V8, V8,auto, auto,power powerseats, seats,power power locks, locks,AM/FM/CD, AM/FM/CD,driver’s driver’spackage, package, SYNC, SYNC,&&trailer trailertow, tow,&&much muchmore. more.

00 00Ford FordF150 F150Ext ExtCab Cab

Auto, Auto,very verylow lowmiles, miles,xtra xtraclean clean


3,995 3,995


00 00Saturn SaturnSL1 SL1

Auto, Auto,air, air,xtra xtraclean clean

Loaded, Loaded,xtra xtraclean, clean,must mustsee see


2011 Honda Civic LX Auto, power package, extra clean $


Auto, power package, loadedStarting Auto, at Starting at power package, extra clean $ $

Auto, Auto,cruise/tilt, cruise/tilt,air, air,power powerpackage, package, AM/FM/CD, AM/FM/CD,Mykey Mykey&&much muchmore. more. MSRP MSRP$22,995. $22,995.Incldues Incldues$2000 $2000rebate, rebate,$500 $500 Military, Military,$2000 $2000Cash/Trade Cash/Trade




Auto, Auto,air, air,power powerpackage, package, tilt, tilt,Mykey Mykey&&much muchmore. more.

2007 Volvo S40 2.4i Auto, leather, moonroof, 1 owner $



Auto, Auto,air, air,AM/FM/CD/MP3, AM/FM/CD/MP3,power power package, package,tire tirepressure pressuremonitor monitor &&much muchmore. more.

Air AirConditioning, Conditioning,tilt tiltsteering steeringwheel, wheel,power power doorlocks/remote doorlocks/remotekeyless, keyless,ABS ABSbrakes brakes


2008 Toyota Camry LE Auto, power package, one owner $


20,995 20,995

2010 Cadillac SRX Nav., Moonroof, loaded $


08 08Wrangler WranglerUnlimited UnlimitedSahara Sahara

08 08GMC GMCSierra Sierra1500 1500Crew CrewCab Cab

4x4, 4x4,Auto, Auto,hardtop, hardtop,must mustsee see

4X4, 4X4,Loaded, Loaded,one oneowner, owner,xtra xtraclean clean


24,995 24,995


24,995 24,995

2012 Dodge Charger R/T 2012 Chevy Suburban LT 2011 Lexus IS 250 2012 Ford Explorer 2008 Ford F-350 Dually Lariat 2012 Chevy Tahoa LT 2kLand mi,Rover 1Rover owner Leather, moonroof, DVD Loaded, only Loaded, V8 Powerstroke, 4x4, LT only DVD, leather, Moonroof 10 Ford SEL 10 07 LTLT 07 10 MKS 10 FordFlex Flex SEL 5K miles 10Lincoln LincolnMKZ MKZNav., moonroof,08 07Chevy ChevyAvalanche Avalanche LT 20k mi 11 11Chevy ChevyCamaro Camaro 07Dodge DodgeRam Ram2500 2500Laramie Laramie 10Lincoln Lincoln MKS 08 EX-L LR3 08Honda HondaPilot Pilot EX-L factory warranty 08 Land LR3 Loaded, New Loaded,moonroof, moonroof,lthr, lthr,11owner, owner,xtra xtraclean clean Newtires, tires,loaded, loaded,priced pricedtotosteal! steal! Leather, Loaded, Sunroof, Mega Dual Leather, loaded,xtra xtraclean clean Loaded,factory factorywarranty, warranty,like likenew new Leather,only only14k 14kmiles miles Sunroof,only only 400miles miles MegaCab, Cab,only only19k 19kmi, mi,11owner owner Dualmoonroof, moonroof,loaded, loaded,only only16k 16kmimi $ $ $ loaded, $ $Leather, $400 $$ $$ 31,995 $$24,995 31,995 24,995 25,995 25,995 24,995 25,995 32,995 24,995 25,995


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07-20-2012 The Patriot (Joint Base Charleston)  
07-20-2012 The Patriot (Joint Base Charleston)  

The official base paper for Joint Base Charleston, S.C. (Charleston Air Force Base & Naval Weapons Station) This 12,000 circulation newspap...