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Volunteers helped clean up the Friendship Chapel. Volunteers invest in Shaw’s oldest building
Volunteers from around base worked together to clean up the Friendship Chapel, Aug. 29.
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Airmen from the 20th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron scramble on the flightline to support the 77th Fighter Squadron as they depart for Operation Unified Protector. The 20th Fighter Wing received short notice deployment orders and departed in less than 48 hours. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Louis Rivers/Released) Gamblers provide SEAD, protect Libya
Six years ago in September, the 77th Fighter Squadron “Gamblers” returned home to Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, after approximately six months providing the suppression of enemy air defenses over the skies of Libya during Operation Unified Protector – a capability that continues to be the calling card for Shaw Weasels of today.
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U.S. Airmen assigned to the 20th Force Support Squadron honor guard present the colors during a National POW/MIA Recognition Day ceremony at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., Sept. 16, 2016. The honor guardsmen, in conjunction with soldiers assigned to U.S. Army Central, provided the presentation of colors, a three-volley rifle salute and played Taps for the ceremony. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Destinee Sweeney) Team Shaw remembers POW/MIAs
The 2017 POW/MIA run is scheduled to begin Sept. 14 at 8 a.m. at Memorial Lake. The remembrance ceremony is slated for the following day at 9 a.m., also at the lake.
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Each week of the month is dedicated to a specific preparedness-based theme, accompanied by a set of skills that can be used by service members and their families to remain ready for various emergency scenarios. Moving toward preparedness
September is National Preparedness Month, and this year’s overarching theme, according to www.ready.gov, is “Disasters Don’t Plan Ahead. You Can.” Each week of the month is dedicated to a specific preparedness-based theme, providing service members and their families the skills needed to remain ready for any emergency scenario that could impact
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Suicide Prevention Month graphic Suicide prevention month: stopping suicide is everyone’s battle
September is Suicide Prevention Month, a time for Americans to build awareness and help understand suicide in our culture. More than 40,000 Americans lose their life due to suicide each year and research shows that rates in the military and the general population are very close. The loss of any one person to suicide is a tragedy, and that is why
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Volunteers from the 20th Fighter Wing help build a house with Habitat for Humanity in Sumter, S.C., Aug. 19, 2017. Airmen build community relationships through volunteerism
The strength of an Air Force base is built on many things – airmanship, resiliency, family and sense of community are just a few. These building blocks can act as a foundation Airmen use to maintain mission readiness and persevere in the face of adversity.
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The Air Force announced 14,181 senior airmen, 44.31% of all eligible Airmen, were selected for promotion to staff sergeant, Aug. 24, 2017. At Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., 357 senior airmen were selected for promotion, including those assigned to geographically separated units. (U.S. Air Force graphic by Staff Sgt. Alexx Pons) Team Shaw senior airmen selected for promotion
The Air Force announced 14,181 senior airmen, 44.31% of all eligible Airmen, were selected for promotion to staff sergeant, Aug. 24.
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Veterans traveled from across the country for the Shooter Centennial Celebration, which honored the unit’s 100 years of service Shooters ‘roll’ past centennial
The 55th Fighter Squadron, “Shooters,” hosted the Shooter Centennial Celebration Aug. 24-25, which included a reunion banquet, dedication ceremony and alumni tour.
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The Commandant award is given to the student who most exemplifies professional military qualities and is chosen by their peers, their primary instructors, and the ALS commandant. ALS Class 17-6 graduates
Congratulations to the senior airmen who graduated from the Senior Master Sgt. David B. Reid Airman Leadership School Class 17-6 at Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, Aug. 24.
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The 20th Fighter Group, now the 20th Operations Group, flew variations of the P-38 during World War II while they were stationed at King’s Cliffe. ‘Victory by Valor’ during WWII
“No matter how long it may take us to overcome this premeditated invasion, the American people in their righteous might will win through to absolute victory,” declared President Franklin D. Roosevelt during an address to Congress.
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