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U.S. Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Anthony Wolfe, 20th Security Forces Squadron operations superintendent, speaks to Team Shaw members during a base housing resident town hall at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., Sept. 7, 2017. Wolfe spoke about increased patrols in the housing area, precautions families can take to deter criminals and the proper reporting of incidents on base. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kathryn R.C. Reaves) 20th SFS leaders host town hall for Shaw residents
Leaders from the 20th Security Forces Squadron hosted a town hall for base housing residents, Sept. 7.
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2017
Being exposed to hot weather can lead to heat-related illnesses including heat exhaustion and heat stroke, but taking proper precautions may reduce the likelihood of illness. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, precautions include staying hydrated, and wearing lightweight and light-colored clothing. (U.S. Air Force photo illustration by Senior Airman Christopher Maldonado) Staying safe in summer heat
With temperatures continuing to rise this summer, heat poses a threat to individual health and safety.
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2017
A crowd gathers before a ribbon cutting ceremony at a new 20th Civil Engineer Squadron fire station Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., June 29, 2017. The ceremony marked the opening of a new fire station in the base housing area, which enables firefighters to respond within the Department of Defense mandated response time when reacting to emergencies in the housing area. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kathryn R.C. Reaves) 20th CES opens new fire station
The 20th Civil Engineer Squadron fire department hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for a new fire station, June 29.
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2017
The hurricane condition timelines are displayed at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., May 2017. The hurricane and typhoon condition levels indicate specific severe weather factors, such as wind speed, which inform individuals and helps them remain prepared for increased harsh weather. (Courtesy photo) Getting ahead of storms
In anticipation of the 2017 hurricane season, 20th Civil Engineer Squadron emergency management Airmen distributed information during the six-week national PrepareAthon campaign, culminating with National Hurricane Preparedness Week, May 7 to 13.
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2017
The hurricane condition (HURCON) timeline recently changed at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C, to become compliant with Air Force Manual 10-2504, which requires HURCON revision to match other services’ guidance and prevent confusion at joint bases in threat areas. Changes include when the levels will be implemented and the addition of HURCON 1C (caution). (U.S. Air Force illustration by Airman 1st Class Kathryn R.C. Reaves) HURCON timelines change
Team Shaw’s hurricane condition timelines recently changed here.The updates were made in response to Air Force Manual 10-2504, which requires HURCON revision to match other services’ guidance and prevent confusion at joint bases in threat areas.The previous HURCON levels ranged from 5 to 1, including 1E (emergency) and 1R (recovery). The updates
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2017
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