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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) Demonstration team visits children in Colombia
This week’s flashback Friday is about inspiring the next generation.
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U.S. Airmen assigned to the 20th Civil Engineer Squadron fire department extinguish a mock C-130 Hercules aircraft fire during a live fire training scenario at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., June 27, 2017. The training consisted of dousing fires on a newly-renovated mock C-130 and a larger structure fire trainer with movable walls. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christopher Maldonado) Firefighters burn through new training ground
Airmen assigned to the 20th Civil Engineer Squadron fire department participated in the first training session at the newly renovated fire training grounds, June 27.
0 6/29
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A team of four U.S. Airmen, overseen by their instructor, work together to remove the accessory drive gearbox from an F-16CM Fighting Falcon engine during training at the 372nd Training Squadron, Detachment 202 F-16 Field Training Detachment (FTD) at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., April 25, 2017. The FTD is responsible for training not only active duty maintenance Airmen, but also Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve Airmen, and those preparing for a permanent change of station to the Pacific Air Forces area of responsibility. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kelsey Tucker) Building basics: FTD forms maintenance professionals
Armed with wrenches, protective gear and iPads stocked with technical orders and schematics, these Air Force maintenance professionals are ready to go back to school.The school isn’t a normal college or university; these Airmen are attending the 372nd Training Squadron, Detachment 202 F-16 Field Training Detachment, a geographically separated unit
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U.S. Air Force veterans gather during an F-16 Viper Demonstration Team practice at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., June 23, 2017. The practice gave the veterans, former Wild Weasels, a close-up look at the F-16CM Fighting Falcon, the aircraft Shaw currently uses to carry out the suppression of enemy air defenses mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kathryn R.C. Reaves) Former Wild Weasels visit Shaw
Approximately 60 veterans visited, June 22 to 25, to celebrate the 52nd Wild Weasel anniversary and reconnect with each other.
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U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. Kimberlie Kirkpatrick, 20th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Shooters Aircraft Maintenance Unit assistant officer in charge, steadies a nail before hammering into a rooftop in Sumter, S.C., June 23, 2017. In honor of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month, 20th Fighter Wing Airmen volunteered to help build a home for Habitat for Humanity. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Destinee Sweeney) Airmen help build community of respect
Airmen assigned to the 20th Fighter Wing volunteered to help build a house in Sumter, South Carolina, June 23, in honor of LGBT Pride Month.
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Texas A&M University cadets Douglas Thies, left, and David Vaclavik, stand for a picture in their uniforms at the Cotton Bowl Stadium in Dallas, Texas, circa 1992. The two cadets would eventually become U.S. Air Force colonels and take command of the 20th Operations Group and the 20th Mission Support Group, respectively, providing combat-ready F-16CM Fighting Falcon airpower and Airmen to suppress enemy air defenses and provide close air support in the U.S. Central Command’s area of responsibility. (Courtesy photo) From cadet to colonel: wingmen for life
Filing into a barber shop, 1989 college freshmen prepare for the Cadet Corps program at Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, by receiving the traditional rites during their temporary transition from civilian to military: a buzz cut. Physical training, formations and university classrooms were all part of the daily lives of cadets assigned to A&M Squadron 7. As they marched toward graduation, the cadets would gain more knowledge and bearing from the program which attempted to shape them into the next generation of military leaders.
0 6/28
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Default Air Force Logo Press Release 20-2017: Shaw Airman found dead at home
Senior Airman Cody Flick, an Airman assigned to the 20th Component Maintenance Squadron (CMS), was found dead in his off-base residence on Sunday at approximately 5:10 p.m.The 24-year-old Airman was an Electronic Warfare Team member who served in the Air Force since Nov. 22, 2011."We are deeply saddened by the loss of Cody," said Maj. Francis
0 6/27
2017
(U.S. Air Force graphic by Staff Sgt. Chip Pons) AETC Announces Changes to Developmental Special Duty Assignments
Air Force officials are making three substantial changes to the Developmental Special Duty process that will significantly improve the Air Force’s ability to fill these important positions by adding more flexibility to the process and increasing opportunities for noncommissioned officers. The changes include opening military training instructor
0 6/27
2017
Default Air Force Logo Press Release 19-2017: Shaw Airman found dead at home
An Airman assigned to the 20th Fighter Wing was found dead in his off-base residence Sunday at approximately 5:10 p.m.The incident remains under investigation by the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office.The name of the Airman is being withheld until 24-hours after next of kin notifications.Questions regarding the incident can be directed to Ken Bell of
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Team Shaw members participate in the annual Freedom Bash celebration at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., in 2015, top, and 2016. The 20th Force Support Squadron hosted the event to bring Airmen together to celebrate the Fourth of July. (Photo illustration by Airman 1st Class Destinee Sweeney) Celebrating stars, stripes
Team Shaw members participate in the annual Freedom Bash celebration at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., in 2015 and 2016. The 20th Force Support Squadron hosted the event to bring Airmen together to celebrate the Fourth of July.
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