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SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C.-- Retired Air Force Staff Sgt. Lake Erskine Jr. enjoys a billiards game Nov. 8 at the community center. Sergeant Erskine has been playing pool for 18 years. The community center has pool and pingpong tables, darts, chess, video games, air hockey and shuffleboard for members to use. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman John Gordinier) Dead eye

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Staff Sgt. Tiffany Pittman, 20th Medical Operations Squadron aerospace medical technician, listens to a patient's heart Nov. 6. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman John Gordinier) Shaw Spotlight
Shaw presents: Staff Sgt. Tiffany PittmanOrganization: 20th Medical Operations Squadron Duty title: Aerospace medical technician What are your job duties? I help provide care for more than 3,000 pediatric patients. Who is your hero and why? My mother is my hero. She is always there for me. She has supported me in everything I have ever wanted to
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SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C.-- Staff Sgt. Sarah Byrd, 20th Operational Support Squadron air traffic controller, watches an F-16 take off Nov. 1. The 20th Operations Group participated in the Air Traffic System Evaluations Program from Oct. 23 to 27, receiving recognition for providing outstanding services. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Holly MacDonald) Sight seeing

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Staff Sgt. Christina Corvin, 20th Fighter Wing Command Post training manager, makes a few corrections to an emergency checklist Nov.1. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman John Gordinier) Shaw Spotlight
Shaw's spotlight presents: Staff Sgt. Christina CorvinOrganization: 20th Fighter Wing Command Post Duty title: Command post training manager and senior emergency actions controller What are your job duties? Processing of emergency action messages, preparing and submitting operational reports to higher headquarters as well as coordinating and
0 11/02
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Master Sgt. LaShell McClellan and Staff Sgt. Toni Beaty, 20th Services Squadron, unload Meals Ready to Eat at Eagle Flag. (U.S. Air Force photo/1st Lt. Allyson Strickland) Shaw Airmen shine in exercise
More than 350 Airmen from 18 different Air Force bases, including 50 Airmen from Shaw, recently returned from an exercise at which they simulated providing humanitarian relief and fighting terrorism. Five Shaw Airmen were recognized for their performance during the exercise, known as Eagle Flag, held Oct. 12 to 20 at Lakehurst Naval Air Station
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Tech. Sgt. Lisa Melton, 20th Operations Support Squadron air traffic controller, serves as a wingman to Senior Airman Jonathan Polis, 20th OSS air traffic control apprentice, during observation of approaching aircraft Nov. 1. Shaw Airmen will observe Wingman Day on Nov. 9. The goal is to strengthen the morale and welfare of the wing by devoting time to buidling relationships between co-workers, examining organizational strengths and vulnerabilities, and planning for the coming year. (U.S. Air Force photo/by Senior Airman Holly MacDonald) Everyone's a Wingman
Shaw will conduct its third annual Wingman Day on Nov. 9 with training on the Culture of Responsible Choices and the Air Force's Sexual Assault Prevention and Response programs, and financial management.Leaders will also provide unit-specific safety messages to their Airmen and opportunities for team building. The objective is to strengthen the
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Default Air Force Logo Atlantic Strike IV brings services together in air, on ground
AVON PARK, Fla. - Airmen from units across the country joined Soldiers and Marines, and descended upon the quiet town here, to train in close-air support operations. Air Force and Marine Corps joint terminal attack controllers and Army joint fire observers on the ground worked with Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps aircraft in the skies Oct. 22 to
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2006
Default Air Force Logo Halloween safety tips
There are many ways to keep children safe at Halloween, when they are more prone to accidents and injuries. The excitement of children and adults at this time of year sometimes makes them forget to be careful. Simple common sense can do a lot to stop any tragedies from happening. -- Purchase only costumes, wigs and props labeled flame resistant or
0 10/27
2006
Default Air Force Logo Chief returns from 4-month deployment
Chief Master Sgt. Henry Gillen, 20th Operations Support Squadron Radar Approach Control chief controller, recently returned home to Shaw, after a four month deployment at Balad Air Base, Iraq. During the deployment, Chief Gillen was the control reporting center and route radar approach control chief. He said he learned many things about living in a
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An F-16 Fighting Falcon takes off while other aircraft go through pre-flight checks Oct. 19 during Red Flag 07-1 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Red Flag tests aircrew warfighting skills in realistic combat situations.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Kevin J. Gruenwald)





55th FS participates in Red Flag
Eighteen F-16s and 214 people of the 55th Fighter Squadron participated in Red Flag from Oct. 10 to 20 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. "Red Flag is a large force exercise involving joint and coalition airpower in a highly realistic combat training environment," said Lt. Col. Thomas Littleton, 55th FS operations director. "It is a training scenario
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