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SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C. -- Senior Airman Rachel Dunsmore (right), 20th Services Squadron food service specialist, removes the boots from Staff Sgt. Andrew Turnbull, 20th SVS food service accountant, at a decontamination processing line May 7 during the Phase II exercise. Phase II exercises evaluate Airmen's ability to operate and survive in deployed locations. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman John Gordinier) Phase II exercise kicks off

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2007
SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C. -- Airmen 1st Class Heather Krump (left) and Edna Padilla, 20th Services Squadron food service specialists, prepare lunch May 1 in the new flight kitchen in the Chandler Deployment Processing Center. The flight kitchen is open 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4:30 to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday.  It will not be open during the Phase II exercise in May. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Senior Airman Holly MacDonald)  Order up

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SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C. -- Barbara McElveen, widow of W. Ashby "Mayor Bubba" McElveen Jr., and Col. James Post, 20th Fighter Wing commander, watch the unveiling of the McElveen library at the dedication ceremony April 27. Shaw dedicated its new, state-of-the-art library in memory of "Mayor Bubba," well-known former mayor of Sumter.       Shaw dedicates new library
Shaw dedicated its new, state-of-the-art library Apirl 27 in memory of W. Ashby "Mayor Bubba" McElveen Jr., well-known former mayor of Sumter. In addition to having served as the City of Sumter mayor, Mr. McElveen served eight years as a member of Sumter City Council. He was also a long-time member of the Sumter-Shaw Community Council and served on
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SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C. -- Senior Airman Jessica Glover, 20th Aeromedical-Dental Squadron medical technician, gives a patient an anthrax vaccination May 1 at the immunizations clinic. The Department of Defense has implemented a new Anthrax Vaccine Immunization Program, which mandates Airmen, U.S. government employees and contractors assigned to high-threat areas for 15 or more consecutive days, to receive the anthrax vaccination. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman John Gordinier) DOD implements new anthrax program
The Department of Defense recently implemented a new Anthrax Vaccine Immunization Program, which mandates Airmen and specific categories of U.S. government employees and contractors deploying or assigned to locations on the Korean peninsula or within the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility, for 15 or more consecutive days, to receive the
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SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C. -- Staff Sgt. Stephen Zuelke, 20th Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle technician, inspects the interior electrical equipment of an R-11 hybrid refueling truck April 25. The environmentally friendly hybrid is the only one of its kind in the Air Force. The 72,000-pound hybrid is undergoing a one-year test at Shaw to see how much money it saves on fuel, maintenance and other cost measurements. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman John Gordinier) Shaw to begin one-year hybrid refueler test
Shaw will test the only R-11 Hybrid Electric Aviation Refuler in the Air Force starting in mid May. The test will determine how much the 72,000-pound hybrid reduces emissions and how much diesel fuel the hybrid conserves, potentially saving the Air Force money, said 2nd Lt. Zack Buckallew, 20th Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle maintenance
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SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C. -- Staff Sgt.Todd Goucher, 55th Fighter Squadron propulsion apprentice, pumps jet fuel into an F-16 starter April 24. The 55th FS and the 55th Aircraft Maintenance Unit deployed to Southwest Asia to participate in two large-scale, multinational forces exercises. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Matthew Davis) 55th deploys

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ST. LOUIS -- Second Lieutenant Christopher Franks, 20th Operations Support Squadron, shows off the 564th home-run ball that Ken Griffey Jr. hit April 24 at Busch Stadium. The home-run ball that Lieutenant Franks caught broke the tie with Reggie Jackson for 10th place on the baseball career list. (Courtesy photo) Lieutenant catches Griffey's 564th home-run ball
Second Lieutenant Christopher Franks, of the 20th Operations Support Squadron here, caught Ken Griffey Jr.'s 564th home-run ball April 24 during a baseball game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Cincinnati Reds at Busch Stadium in St. Louis. Lieutenant Franks and his friend, 2nd Lt. Mike McCants of the 55th Fighter Squadron here, were passing
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SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C. -- Lauren Bishop (left), daughter of Gloria and Tech. Sgt. Keith Bishop, 20th Civil Engineer Squadron, and Cassidy Bauer (right), daughter of Kelley and Staff Sgt. Brian Bauer, who is currently serving a remote assignment at Kunsan Air Base, Korea, attend the monthly dinner for spouses and children of military members who are deployed or on a remote assignment. The dinner was hosted by the 20th Fighter Wing Chapel on April 23. Games and craft activities for children are also held at the event. The next dinner is 6:30 p.m. May 14 in the community center. (U.S. Air Force photo/Kimberly Champagne) Dine time

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SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C. -- Airman 1st Class Melissa Trevino, 20th Aerospace-Dental Squadron aerospace physiology technician, shows Andrew Bushell, Australian Rotarian member, an oxygen mask used in aircraft. Mr. Bushell visited Shaw as part of a five-week Rotary International tour and was sponsored by the City of Sumter Rotary clubs. (U.S. Air Force photo/Kimberly Champagne) Aussies visit Shaw

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SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C. -- John Peebles, president of the 20th Fighter Wing Association, checks out the cockpit of an F-16CJ aircraft April 23. During his visit, Mr. Peebles met with wing leaders and toured the 55th Fighter Squadron. The 20th FW Association is composed of former members of the wing, its subordinate organizations and its predecessors to promote the history of the unit. The 20th FW traces its lineage to the 20th Pursuit Group which was later absorbed by the 20th Fighter Bomber Wing. The 20th was one of the 13 original combat air groups formed by the Army before World War II.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman John Gordinier) 20th Fighter Wing Association visits Shaw

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