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SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C. -- Shaw members fill up their plates March 9 at the Healthy Choice Sampler in the community center. At the free event, which was hosted by the health and wellness center, 13 local restaurants served their health food samplers to show Shaw members that eating out can be healthy as well as delicious. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman John Gordinier) Fill 'em up

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SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C. -- Senior Airman Dwan Jenkins, 609th Air Support Squadron material management journeyman, conducts research for a deployed customer March 7 at the 9th Air Force Headquarters building. Airman Jenkins provides equipment and supply support to 14 air expeditionary force wings in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility. The Hampton, Va., native is also a member of the Shaw Air Force Base Honor Guard. Airman Jenkins has served in the Air Force for four years and enjoys playing with his daughter in his spare time. He enjoys the Air Force for its people and educational opportunities. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman John Gordinier) Shaw spotlight

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Default Air Force Logo Sumter-Shaw Shrinkdown ends
The Sumter-Shaw Shrinkdown, a free 10-week weight-loss program sponsored by the Sumter YMCA, ended March 10. Approximately 135 Shaw members participated in the program, said Adrienne Brantley, 20th Aeromedical-Dental Squadron health and wellness center health education program manager. Each participant lost an average of 3 pounds. A Shaw married
0 3/09
2007
SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C. -- Senior Airman Eric Charlton, 20th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal technician, performs a trick shot March 5 at the community center. Airman Charlton played the top players from all over the world and won 9th place as well as $500 at the National 9-Ball Bar Table Pool Tournament in Reno, Nev., from Feb. 28 to 30. Airman Charlton said 9th is the best he has ever placed in a national tournament. He competed against 145 people and won seven matches in a row to further himself to victory when he lost against Kim Davenport who plays on the U.S.A. pool team. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman John Gordinier) Skills good enough for nationals

0 3/07
2007
SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C. -- The 9th Air Force Outstanding Performers of the Year were announced during a banquet March 2 at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C. The winners were Airman 1st Class Crystal Moore, 20th Security Forces Squadron, Shaw; Staff Sgt. Geoffrey Welsh, 4th SFS, Seymour Johnson AFB, N.C.; Senior Master Sgt. Randy Thompson, 1st Logistics Readiness Squadron, Langley AFB, Va.; Capt. Kevin Hornburg, 1st Fighter Wing, Langley; WG-11 Bradley Pabst, 4th Component Maintenance Squadron, Seymour Johnson; GS-13 Loretta Vega, 1st Services Squadron, Langley (not pictured) and first sergeant Senior Master Sgt. Scott Delveau, 728th Air Control Squadron, Eglin AFB, Fla. (not pictured). (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Josef Cole)

9th Air Force announces 12 Outstanding Performers
The 9th Air Force announced its Outstanding Performers of the Year during a banquet March 2 at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C. The Outstanding Performers were chosen from the winners in each category from 9th Air Force's five wings, three direct reporting units and its headquarters. "The 9th Air Force Outstanding Performers of the Year program is
0 3/06
2007
Default Air Force Logo Shaw personnel can now submit damage claims online
Shaw Airmen and government employees can now submit claims for damage to their household goods and personal property online.The only "filing" required after that is dropping off the pink copy of the shipping documents at the base legal office.The Air Force Judge Advocate General's Corps consolidated the processing for these types of claims by
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2007
SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C. -- Col. James Post returns the salute from the Airmen of the 20th Fighter Wing as the wing's newest commander during the change of command ceremony Feb. 28. Colonel Post pledged to continue preparing the base to receive 3rd Army and the F-35 Lightning II, and to remain mission capable and ready to deploy. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Staff Sgt. Josef Cole) 20th Fighter Wing receives new commander
Command of the 20th Fighter Wing changed hands Feb. 28 in a ceremony officiated by Lt. Gen. Gary North, 9th Air Force and U.S. Central Command Air Forces commander. Col. James Post III took command from Col. Bill Hyatt, who will take command of the 455th Air Expeditionary Wing in Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. "I look forward to working with you and
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SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C. -- From left, Col. James Hyatt, 20th Fighter Wing commander; Gen. T. Michael Mosley, Air Force chief of staff; Anna and Archie Chandler, and Lt. Gen. Gary North, 9th Air Force and U.S. Central Air Forces commander, stand in front of the Chandler Deployment Processing Center after the dedication ceremony Feb. 26. The Chandler Deployment Processing Center stands as a testament to the Chandlers' faithfulness and dedication to our Airmen performing the Air Force's mission at home and abroad, Colonel Hyatt said during the ceremony. The 40,500-square-foot building includes a state-of-the art mobility bag storage system for more than 10,000 bags, a mechanized weapons storage vault and a passenger holding area for up to 300 people. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman Mathew Davis) Base dedicates new deployment processing center
The 20th Fighter Wing opened a new 40,500-square-foot deployment processing center Feb. 26 during a dedication ceremony attended by Gen. T. Michael Moseley, Air Force Chief of Staff, and Gen. Gary North, 9th Air Force and U. S. Central Command Air Forces commander. The center is called the Chandler Deployment Processing Center in honor of Archie
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SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C. -- National Security Personnel System employee Mr. Heyward Singleton, 20th Civil Engineer Squadron oversight element chief, reviews his performance plan Feb. 21 on the Air Force Personnel Web site. Loading performance plans brings Shaw one step closer to total ingregration into the National Security Personnel System, a pay-for-performance system which evaluates non-bargaining civilian employees based on satisfactory completion of objectives. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Holly MacDonald) NSPS progresses at Shaw
Shaw is one step closer to total integration into the National Security Personnel System with the loading of employee objectives Feb. 21 into the Performance Appraisal Application on the Air Force Personnel Center Web site. NSPS is a pay-for-performance system, which evaluates non-bargaining civilian employee salaries based on satisfactory
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SUMTER, S.C. -- Tech. Sgt. Chris Albertsen, 20th Component Maintenance Squadron Avionics techinican at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., and wife Sachiyo plant shrubs Feb. 16 in downtown Sumter as part of the "Putting the 'U' in Sumter" community event. More than 600 Shaw Airmen and civilian employees, and their families planted trees and shrubs, painted at five fire stations, power washed historic buildings, landscaped flower beds and accomplished general clean up. (U.S. Air Force photo/by Airman 1st Class Matthew Davis) Shaw Airmen help 'Put U in Sumter'
More than 600 Shaw Airmen and civilian employees spruced up their local community Feb. 16 as part of the "Putting the 'U' in Sumter" campaign.Volunteers planted trees and shrubs, power washed historic buildings, landscaped flower beds, raked leaves, picked up trash, and repaired buildings and other structures at local parks and five fire stations
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