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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.
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Suzzy, 20th Fighter Wing Sexual Assault Prevention and Response comfort dog, holds a toy at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., Dec. 7, 2017. Paws comfort Team Shaw
The 20th Fighter Wing Sexual Assault Prevention and Response office began a comfort dog program, Nov. 29, 2017.
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The library collects books for relevant holidays and months to keep Team Shaw informed on history. Honoring Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Martin Luther King Jr. was a Baptist minister, activist and a prominent figure during the American Civil Rights Movement. King gave his famous “I Have a Dream” speech to thousands of listeners on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, and brought attention to the growing Civil Rights Movement.
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A medical lab technician assigned to the 20th Medical Support Squadron examines a tissue culture taken from a patient to identify the bacteria responsible for the patient’s illness at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., Jan. 21, 2016. Flashback Friday – Biomedical Services Appreciation Week
This week’s #FlashbackFriday is a reminder to celebrate the annual Biomedical Sciences Corps Appreciation Week.
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Tactical aircraft maintainers are responsible for fueling Shaw F-16CM Fighting Falcons, including during hot pits, a technique that maximizes the number of sorties a squadron can perform in a duty day. F-16s burn up runway with hot pits
Just as race car drivers trust their pit crew to repair their vehicle during a pit stop, pilots trust tactical aircraft maintainers to fuel their aircraft and check for damage during “hot pits” so they can continue flying training missions to hone their skills.
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Default Air Force Logo Air Force saves Airmen time, no longer requires first year evaluations
Air Force officials announced Jan. 4, 2018, Enlisted Performance Reports are no longer required for regular Air Force Airmen in the grade of airman first class and below with less than 36 months’ Time-In-Service or Air Reserve Component Airmen below the grade of senior airman.
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Cockpit information is compared to simulated input information to test for accurate data. Inspection team keeps aircraft flying
The 20th EMS inspection team tests aircraft temperature sensors, computer systems and wing integrity to keep the jets flying safely.
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Air Force Col. (Dr.) Kimberly Pietszak, interim chief, Department of Quality Services, and assistant chief, Department of Medicine, examines Air Force Col. Patrick McCain at San Antonio Military Medical Center, Aug 26, 2015.  Getting regular checkups are vital step in maintaining one’s Individual Medical Readiness and aids an Airman’s ability to support the mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Corey Toye) Medically ready to be mission ready
From periodic health assessments to regular dental exams, every Airman should know the importance of maintaining their Individual Medical Readiness (IMR) at all times.
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F-16CM Fighting Falcons assigned to the 55th Fighter Squadron taxi down the flightline during a surge at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., Jan. 10, 2017. Surges are conducted by military installations to regain flying hours lost due to inclement weather or other unfavorable flying conditions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christopher Maldonado) Surge into a New Year
F-16CM Fighting Falcons assigned to the 20th Fighter Wing taxi down the flightline during a surge at Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, Jan. 10, 2017.
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U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Pedro Cahua, 20th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, 79th Aircraft Maintenance Unit, dedicated crew chief, cleans the canopy of an F-16CM Fighting Falcon before judges review the aircraft for a Proud Falcon Competition at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., Dec. 21, 2017. Wild Weasels present Proud Falcon
Airmen assigned to the 20th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron demonstrated commitment to the combat readiness of their F-16CM Fighting Falcons during a Proud Falcon Competition, Dec. 21.
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