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Default Air Force Logo TRICARE Service Center walk-in service to end
With the increase in use of internet and toll-free customer service, the Department of Defense has elected to eliminate TRICARE Service Center walk-in service within all 50 states, resulting in an estimated savings of approximately $250 million over five years. This change will be implemented on April 1 but it does not affect TRICARE benefits or
0 3/25
2014
Default Air Force Logo 'Be Ready' mobile app helps prepare for emergencies
How many forms of disasters can you name? One, two or even seven? Here's the real question, how many are you prepared for? The Air Force Civil Engineer Center, Emergency Management Division has developed an on-the-go emergency prep resource for your mobile devices such as iPhones, iPads, and Androids. Not only does this app support the Air Force
0 3/25
2014
Default Air Force Logo 'Designated Tobacco Areas' established base-wide
Shaw AFB has taken another step in increasing mission readiness and promoting unit health for its 8,200 Airmen and Soldiers. Recent Air Force Instruction 40-102 mandated that each Air Force installation be completely tobacco-free, except for locations marked as "Designated Tobacco Areas." Tobacco products include, but are not limited to, cigars,
0 3/25
2014
Default Air Force Logo Satellite pharmacy accepting civilian prescriptions March 17
Beginning March 17, all civilian prescriptions for DoD beneficiaries will be filled at the satellite pharmacy located in the Exchange complex.Satellite pharmacy hours will be 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday-Friday. The satellite pharmacy will accept telephone and faxed prescriptions from civilian providers and transfer in prescriptions previously filled
0 3/12
2014
Default Air Force Logo 20th LRS prepares for PCS peak season
The 20th Logistics Readiness Squadron's Traffic Management Office Personal Property Section is getting ready to enter its busiest time of the year, with service members changing permanent duty stations while their children leave school for the summer. The peak season starts at the end of April and will continue until early September. The number of
0 3/11
2014
Default Air Force Logo 20th Medical Group announcement
Access to Care (Primary Care Appointments) will be limited Feb. 25-28. The 20th Medical Group Primary Care Teams will be undergoing Patient-Centered Medical Home training. Training will enhance the delivery of health care services, increase continuity of care and improve patient satisfaction.If you are a patient assigned to our Family Health Clinic
0 2/18
2014
Default Air Force Logo German and Russian conversational beginner's course
"Guten Tag! Are you interested in learning German? This beginner's course will give you a conversational foundation to use in Germany. The course begins March 3rd and ends April 28th. Classes will be held every Monday and Wednesday from 12:00pm-1:00pm at the McElveen Resource Center. Call 895-4518 for more information.A conversational Russian class
0 2/11
2014
OSI Shield AFOSI wants you!
The Air Force Office of Special Investigations is the Air Force agency responsible for investigating major crimes and works against terrorist and foreign intelligence efforts. It is also constantly seeking exceptional non-commissioned officers for duty as enlisted special agents.With more than 2,700 members, AFOSI has been the Air Force's major
0 1/27
2014
Default Air Force Logo Tax season is here
The income tax season is right around the corner. While most cherish tax time about as much as a visit to the dentist, some at Shaw really enjoy the tax assistance program. The 20th Fighter Wing legal office, along with Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) representatives, will again be providing free tax help, to include electronic filing, for
0 1/27
2014
Default Air Force Logo TSA's new policy gets service members through security quicker
On Dec. 20, 2013, the process for participating in Transportation Security Administration's PreCheck program will change. PreCheck is a voluntary, expedited security screening process that allows participants to keep on their shoes, belt, and light jacket, and leave laptops and 3-1-1 compliant liquids in their carry-on bags. Under the new process,
0 12/10
2013
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