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SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C. -- The U.S. Air Force Langley Winds woodwind quintet perform holiday music for Shaw members  Wednesday. The Langley Winds is part of the U.S. Air Force Heritage Band of America who performed at the Sumter County Exhibition Center on Dec. 12 as a gift from Col. Bill Hyatt, 20th Fighter Wing commander, to the Sumter community for the support given to Shaw throughout the year. More than 2,100 people attended the concert. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class William Coleman) 'Tis the season

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SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C.-- Col. Michael Vidal (right), 20th Maintenance Group commander, tells Senior Airman Christian Fogle, 20th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, he won two tickets to Super Bowl XLI in Miami. Airman Fogle was told Dec. 8 that he had won the Air Force Services Football Frenzy Super Bowl XLI trip. He is one of four winners Air Force-wide. In addition to the tickets, each winner will receive round-trip airfare and hotel accommodations for two, a rental car and tickets to Miami attractions. (U.S. Air Force photo/Air 1st Class William Coleman) Super Bowl bound

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SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C. -- Master Sgt. Tracey Shook (left) and Tech. Sgt. Aubrey Dickerson, both of the 77th Aircraft Maintenance Unit,  watch an F-16 Fighting Falcon launch Dec. 6 during the operational readiness exercise, Sea Lion 07-02. The exercise tested Airmen's ability to operate in a deployed location. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Nathan Bevier) Exercise deemed a success
Exercise officials here deemed last week's operational readiness exercise, in which Airmen tested their ability to operate at a deployed location in Southwest Asia, a success. "I am pleased that we met our goal of zero real-world injuries during this intense two-day period and we successfully flew a robust flying schedule even after the end of the
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SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C. -- Retired Maj. Ken Soileau and his friend, Joann Groover, play racquetball Dec. 13 at the fitness center. Intramural racquetball season begins Feb. 5. To enter a team, complete a letter of intent and turn it into the fitness center no later than Jan. 10. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman John Gordinier) Smashing blue rubber

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SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C. -- Staff Sgt. Antoine Brookes, 20th Logistics Readiness Squadron procedure and analysis representative, reviews outprocessing forms Dec. 12.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman John Gordinier) Shaw spotlight
Shaw spotlight presents: Staff Sgt. Antoine BrookesOrganization: 20th Logistics Readiness Squadron Duty title: Procedures and analysis representative What are your job duties? I monitor security violations listings, M-16 shipment losses and tracer listings, squadron publications and outprocessing procedures. What do you enjoy about the Air Force? I
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SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C. -- Tech Sgt. Tracy Sankey, 20th Aeromedical-Dental Squadron NCO in charge of immunizations, gives Master Sgt. Robert Frazier, 20th Mission Support Squadron first sergeant, his annual flu immunization Dec. 12. During the next two weeks, immunizations clinic personnel are visiting squadrons to give active-duty Airmen their shots. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman John Gordinier) A little sting

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Default Air Force Logo HALVPRO, U.S. Army Air Forces combine
In June of 1942, the German and Italian forces under Field Marshall Erwin Rommel pushed the British back into Egypt and threatened to continue advancing. The capture of Egypt by the Axis forces disrupted American and British supply lines to China, India and Russia, and posed a threat to the oil fields in Iran and Iraq. The United States and Britain
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Default Air Force Logo AFSO 21 plan helps save time
Decreasing unscheduled maintenance and reducing downtime during a MJ-1B Bomb Lift Phase II Inspection Process by at least 15 percent was the goal of the 20th Maintenance Group's Shaw Air Force Smart Operations for the 21st Century Rapid Improvement event Nov. 27-30.The team, led by Capt. Scott Hall, 20th Equipment Maintenance Squadron, included
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Default Air Force Logo Shaw Spotlight
Shaw Spotlight presents: Airman 1st Class Ruth TurnerOrganization: 682nd Air Support Operations Squadron Duty title: Satellite, wideband and telemetry systems apprentice What are your job duties? I maintain satellites, remote multiplexer combiners, Tropo satellite support radios and radio frequency modules. What do you enjoy about the Air Force? I
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Default Air Force Logo Stay safe this holiday season
Thanksgiving kicks off the holiday season and any people will spend time with their families, perhaps take a trip or catch up on household chores during their time off."Whatever their plan, we ask that they play it safe and make good decisions," said Col. Bill Hyatt, 20th Fighter Wing commander.From Thanksgiving weekend through New Year's, the
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