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SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C. -- Retired Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Gerald Murray talks to Airmen about current Air Force issues during his visit at the Airman Leadership School on Jan. 20. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Nathaniel Bevier)                          CMSAF Murray reflects on his career
Retired Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Gerald Murray visited Shaw recently as the key speaker for the 20th Fighter Wing Chief's Induction Ceremony.This was not the chief's first time at Shaw. He visited three or four times during his tenure as chief master sergeant of the Air Force and was stationed here from late 1981 to spring of 1984.Chief
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Default Air Force Logo Base bids paper farewell
Feb. 9 will mark the end of an era. This is the last day The Shaw Spirit newspaper will be delivered. Instead of receiving information via a paper product, Shaw news will be available on the public web page at www.shaw.af.mil"Force shaping required us to determine how to best use personnel and assets to accomplish the increasingly demanding
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SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C. -- Airman 1st Class Nerissa Williams, 20th Fighter Wing Judge Advocate civil law paralegal, gives legal assistance to a client. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman John Gordinier) Shaw spotlight
Shaw presents: Airman 1st Class Nerissa WilliamsOrganization: 20th Fighter Wing Judge Advocate Duty title: Civil law paralegal What are your job duties? Providing legal assistance services such as notarizing documents, helping with powers of attorney and serving as a witness for will executions. Time in service: Two years and two months What do you
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Shaw Airmen deploy
More than 150 Airman deployed from Shaw between Jan. 5 and 12 as part of Air Expeditionary Force rotation five and six. During this AEF cycle, the 20th Fighter Wing is one of the lead wings, said 2nd Lt. Charlene Peters, installation deployment manager. This means the 20th FW is providing the bulk of the total number of deployed personnel to
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Default Air Force Logo Base celebrates Dr. King's birthday
In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday, the Black Heritage Committee here will host a celebration luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Jan. 12 in the Carolina Skies club. The purpose of this annual event is to reflect on where we have come from, to learn more about Dr. King and to commemorate this powerful figure in black history, said Tech. Sgt.
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Default Air Force Logo Shaw implements NSPS
Shaw will implement the National Security Personnel System, a revised pay-for-performance system for civilian personnel, starting Jan. 21.NSPS is the most radical change in general schedule pay for government employees since its inception in 1949, said Maj. Jimmie Sullivan, 20th Mission Support Squadron commander. The program is a more flexible and
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SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C.-- Edgar Cliett, 20th Civil Engineer Squadron, builds a brick facade Dec. 27 to the new base marquee at the Rhodes Avenue and Shaw Drive intersection. The new 8-by-15 foot marquee will display current sortie numbers in addition to base announcements.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman John Gordinier) New messenger

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SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C.-- Master Sgt. Timothy Rumph, 20th Security Forces Squadron confinement NCO in charge, purchases new U.S. insignias from Rosie Critchley at the military clothing store Dec. 27. The circled U.S. insignias are mandatory wear for enlisted Airmen starting Jan. 1. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman John Gordinier) Circle marks enlisted pride

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SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C.-- Staff Sgt. Nathan Weigel (left) and Airman 1st Class Carl Disher, 20th Component Maintenance Squadron Electrical Environmental technicians, remove damaged tile from the oxygen room Dec. 27. The room is used to store bottles of oxygen, which are mounted on the ejection seats of the F-16 Fighting Falcon. The room was damaged during a fire in May. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman John Gordinier) Reconstruction underway

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Default Air Force Logo Shed fat with Sumter-Shaw Shrinkdown
Shaw is participating in a statewide weight-loss program called the Sumter-Shaw Shrinkdown, which kicks off Jan. 8. "The Shrinkdown is a free, 10-week healthy living awareness program," said Tech. Sgt. Tedisha Baker, 20th Aeromedical-Dental Squadron health and wellness center NCO in charge. Everyone who registers for the event must attend the
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