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Keeping a fitness routine can prevent exercise-related injuries. Exercise precautions can help Airmen stay fit to fight
At the beginning of the year, the 20th Force Support Squadron fitness center is packed full of individuals looking to improve their physical fitness.
0 1/11
2018
Icicles form on a Shaw Air Force Base roadway sign just outside of Shaw’s main gate, Feb. 12, 2014. Though severe winter weather is rare at Shaw, this winter season has presented a fair amount of snow, sleet and ice. More than once this winter season, Shaw AFB has had to reduce its manning to "Mission Essential Personnel" only due to forecasted inclement weather. Team Shaw personnel are urged to stay off the roadways. Also, the 20th Fighter Wing safety team reminds all personnel to refer to winter safety tips when operating in the inclement winter environment. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Kenny Holston/Released) When weather outside gets frightful
As the outside temperature continues to drop, individuals face unique risks.
0 12/01
2017
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recommends cooking a turkey until it reaches an internal temperature of 165 degrees Fahrenheit. Planning for safety on Thanksgiving
Keeping safety in mind during a Thanksgiving feast is important to make sure the holiday goes smoothly.Safety during the holiday may begin with traveling. According to AAA nearly 51 million Americans are expected to travel this Thanksgiving. “If you are going out of town, make sure you plan ahead,” said Senior Airman Courtney Muhl, 20th Fighter
0 11/17
2017
Individuals of all demographics are susceptible to becoming a victim of fraud, which is wrongful or criminal deception intended to result in financial or personal gain. Fighting fraud
Fraud is wrongful or criminal deception intended to result in financial or personal gain.
0 11/15
2017
U.S. Airmen assigned to the 20th Fighter Wing stand for roll call before trick-or-treating at Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, Oct. 31, 2017. Shaw celebrates Halloween
U.S. Airmen assigned to the 20th Fighter Wing, led by the 20th Security Forces Squadron, volunteered to be in a Pumpkin Patrol, conducting safety and surveillance operations to provide a safe environment for activities Halloween night at Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, Oct. 31, 2017. Approximately 50 Pumpkin Patrol volunteers monitored base housing and directed traffic for four hours as Team Shaw members from on and off base gathered to trick-or-treat. (U.S. Air Force photos by Airman 1st Class Kathryn R.C. Reaves)
0 11/02
2017
September is Suicide Prevention Month throughout the United States. During the month, organizations provide information about identifying warning signs of suicide, increase the understanding of what leads to suicide and promote helpful resources. The Air Force encourages Airmen who identify an individual considering suicide to use the A.C.E. model: ask directly if a person is considering suicide, care by actively listening and removing means for self-injury, and escort the person to a helping organization. For more information, visit the Air Force suicide prevention website at www.af.mil/Suicide-Prevention. (U.S. Air Force illustration by Airman 1st Class Kathryn R.C. Reaves) Suicide Prevention Month raises awareness, promotes understanding
Throughout September, organizations across the United States make efforts to raise awareness of a mental health issue affecting many demographics. During Suicide Prevention Month, organizations promote the understanding of suicide by providing information about how individuals can identify warning signs and how they can help themselves or others
0 9/20
2017
U.S. Airmen assigned to the 20th Civil Engineer Squadron worked as a team to demolish an uneven concrete sidewalk upheaved by tree roots at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., Aug. 10, 2017. The pavement and construction equipment Airmen,  also known as “Dirt Boyz,” used tools such as a pneumatic 30-pound jack hammer and pickaxe to remove approximately five cubic yards of concrete to make way for a new path. (U.S. Air Force photos by Airman 1st Class Kathryn R.C. Reaves) ‘Dirt Boyz’ create rubble
U.S. Airmen assigned to the 20th Civil Engineer Squadron worked as a team to demolish an uneven concrete sidewalk upheaved by tree roots at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., Aug. 10, 2017.
0 8/11
2017
July is Herbal and Prescription Interaction Awareness Month. The month’s purpose is to spread knowledge about how herbal supplements can interact with prescription medications, causing effects such as reduced or enhanced effectiveness of medications and interference with medication absorption. (U.S. Air Force graphic by Airman 1st Class Kathryn R.C. Reaves) July is Herbal, Prescription Interaction Awareness Month
July is Herbal and Prescription Interaction Awareness Month.
0 7/26
2017
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