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Volunteers from the 20th Fighter Wing help build a house with Habitat for Humanity in Sumter, S.C., Aug. 19, 2017. Airmen build community relationships through volunteerism
The strength of an Air Force base is built on many things – airmanship, resiliency, family and sense of community are just a few. These building blocks can act as a foundation Airmen use to maintain mission readiness and persevere in the face of adversity.
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2017
U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Richard Essigmann, 20th Equipment Maintenance Squadron programs noncommissioned officer in charge and volunteer, scoops popcorn into bags during a Deployed Family Dinner at the Carolina Skies Club and Conference Center at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., July 24, 2017. The Deployed Family Dinner provided an opportunity for the families of deployed service members to socialize, build resiliency and share a meal together. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Destinee Sweeney) Shaw, Sumter volunteers care for families
The 20th Fighter Wing Chaplain Corps in conjunction with Shaw and Sumter volunteers hosted a Deployed Family Dinner at the Carolina Skies Club and Conference Center, July 24.
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2017
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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2017
There are two types of Green Dots: proactive and reactive. An example of a proactive Green Dot is posting a “Live the Dot” magnet, which can start a conversation about preventing interpersonal violence. A reactive Green Dot is intervening in a situation where interpersonal violence may happen. (U.S. Air Force illustration by Airman 1st Class Destinee Sweeney) Green Dot: Airmen combat interpersonal violence
From day one of basic military training, Airmen are taught to support and rely on their wingman. The trust between wingmen to keep each other safe and do what is best for the other’s wellbeing, whether on base or on the battlefield, can affect the success of the mission.
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2017
Contractors work on renovations to an aircraft fire trainer and a structure fire trainer at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., April 6, 2017. The renovations include repairing the simulated aircraft and adding an additional building to the structure, which will give 20th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighters advanced training opportunities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Destinee Sweeney) Shaw Fire Department training grounds receive upgrades
The 20th Civil Engineer Squadron fire emergency services’ training grounds are receiving upgrades scheduled to be complete by the end of April.
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2017
The Combined Federal Campaign provides federal employees an opportunity to donate funds to local, national and international communities. During the campaign, employees can choose from more than 22,000 non-profit charities worldwide to donate. (Courtesy graphic) CFC accepting donations
SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C.—The Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) kicked off at Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, Sept. 19 and is scheduled to continue until Oct. 28.
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