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A humvee sits in the rubble after the bombing June 25, 1996.  (Courtesy photo) Shaw Airmen reflect on bombing, changes in force protection
For some, the memories of the Khobar Towers attack were of watching news footage on TV. Others may have known someone who was there. Younger Airmen had probably just finished the 3rd grade and were growing out of the “Barney” stage. For two Shaw Airmen, the memories of that day are all too real. Lt. Col. Don Butler, 20th Fighter Wing Plans and
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Senior Airman Horace Winfrey (right) and Airman 1st Class Jory Reynolds, 20th Componenet Maintenance Squadron EGRESS technicians, discuss hazardous chemical storage procedures and regulations Tuesday.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Holly MacDonald) Shaw prepares for environmental inspection
An assessment team is coming to Shaw Aug. 21-25 to check the base's environmental health. The team is part of the environmental, safety, occupational health, compliance assessment and management program. The team is composed of Air Combat Command personnel, personnel from other installations and contractors. An external ESOHCAMP assessment requires
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Tech. Sgt. Daryl Page, Viper East Demonstration Team, spreads goodwill at a children's hospital in Medellin, Colombia, June 27.  Viper East is the first U.S. team to perform in a Colombian airshow.  (U.S. Air Force photo/1st Lt. Christina Mundy) Shaw demo team shows more than F-16 firepower in Colombia
Latin and North America join together to celebrate airpower during Colombia’s largest air and trade show, the third annual Rio Negro airshow June 28 - July 2. With the Colombian airshow bringing in more than 30,000 attendees, the U.S. Air Force brought down more than 60 personnel and six aircraft to support the event. “We’re here to support
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Capt. Joseph Drummond, 55th Fighter Squadron, participates in Combat Archer recently at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla.  Approximately 145 Shaw personnel participated in the exercise.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Lt. Col. Clyde Cooper) 55th takes flight at Combat Archer
The 55th Fighter Squadron returned home Jul 1 from a two-week air-to-air combat evaluation called Combat Archer at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla. The 83rd Fighter Weapons Squadron from the 53rd Weapons Evaluation Group evaluated our aircraft weapons systems, software, pilots, maintainers, loaders and ammo personnel, said Lt. Col. David Hathaway, 55th
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From right to left, Col. Robert Bennett, head of U.S. Delegation from U.S. Central Command, discusses command and control interoperability with Brig. Gen. Mohammed Amin, Royal Jordanian Air Force director of air operations, Brig. Gen. Mohammed Hamed, Jordan Armed Forces General Headquarters acting director of planning and organization, and Brig. Gen. Khaled Mahmoud, Jordan Armed Forces brigade commander for special operations command, June 21 at Shaw. Eight senior ranking members from the Jordan Armed Forces were here from June 19 - 28 for the Command and Control Interoperability Board Meeting, a CENTCOM-sponsored event. CENTCOM co-chairs the board with the Jordan Armed Forces. The purpose of the board is to foster command, control and communications interoperability between the United States' and Jordan's armed forces. Although this is a CENTCOM-sponsored event, it is the first time a service component, USCENTAF, has been the host. Representatives from CENTCOM, CENTAF, Navy Central Command, Army Central Command, Special Operations Central Command and other U.S. Government agencies were in attendance. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman Matthew Davis)

Jordanian visit

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Senior Airman Holly Cather, 379th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness squadron, refuels a Royal Air Force Tornado on the flightline June 20.  Airman Cather is dployed from Shaw to Southwest Asia.  She is assigned to the 20th Logistics Readiness Squadron.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Douglas Lingefelt) Fill 'er up

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The Palmetto Conservation Foundation recently recognized Shaw Air Force Base and three Airmen in particular, for outstanding volunteer efforts to build the Palmetto Trail through the Wateree floodplain. A Community Service Award was presented at the base June 21 by Sen. Phil Leventis, a new member of the PCF board of directors, expressing the
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Default Air Force Logo Teen dating violence
Across America there is a problem hiding in plain sight, violence in teen dating relationships. According to the Teen Dating Violence Initiative enacted by Congress, more than 40 percent of high school students (male and female, ages 16 to 19) have been the victim of dating violence (verbal, physical or emotional) at least once. While teen dating
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June and Senior Master Sgt. John Smith, 9th Air Force, their son Joshua and daughter Jessica (not pictured) were selected as Shaw's Recycling Family of the Month for June.  Familes are chosen based on their frequency of recycling.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Tarsha Storey) Recycle

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SSgt Brian Gaylor, 77th Fighter Squadron crew chief, pre-flights an F-16 prior to launch in support of Operation DYNAMIC WEASEL June 29, 2006 at Shaw AFB, South Carolina. Operation DYNAMIC WEASEL is a multi-aircraft exercise imitating combat operations currently taking place in Southeast Asia. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Tech. Sgt. James Arrowood) Shaw hosts Dynamic Weasel
Shaw pilots and ground players honed their combat skills last week during a large force employment flying exercise called Dynamic Weasel 06-2. About 70 fighter, attack, helicopter and command and control aircraft including F-16CJ, A-10, F/A-18, F-15C, EA-6B, UH-60, AH-64, E-8C, E-3 and RC-135 participated in the exercise, held June 29-30. Dynamic
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