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  • Team Shaw joins Sumter for Veterans Day celebration

    Sparky, a service dog, sits beside his owner during a Veterans Day ceremony in Sumter, S.C., Nov. 11, 2022. Sumter is home to a military population of over 31 thousand, over 16 thousand of whom are military retirees. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kelsey Owen)

  • Sumter locals, Shaw strengthen bonds in annual picnic

    Service members and DOD civilians assigned to Shaw Air Force Base gathered for the first Military Appreciation Picnic since the COVID-19 pandemic, hosted by the Greater Sumter Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the 20th Fighter Wing on base, Nov. 4, 2022. The picnic offered Team Shaw and the

  • Shaw celebrates AbilityOne workers in 23rd Annual Picnic

    The sound of mingling conversations mixes with the roar of the F-16s flying overhead as the AbilityOne picnic begins with opening remarks. For over 20 years, Shaw has highlighted the continued hard work of civilian workers employed through the AbilityOne program. Shaw celebrated its 23rd Annual

  • Shaw shapes future of air combat training through SCEWR

    Early in the morning, in Hilliard, Florida, the controllers at the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Jacksonville Air Route Traffic Control Center (Jacksonville Center) receive transmissions about flight operations 270 miles away on the flightline at Shaw AFB. Similarly, a flurry of coordination

  • 79th Redeployment

    A U.S.Airman from the 79th Fighter Generation Squadron (FGS) embraces his significant other on the flightline at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., Oct 29, 2022. The 79th FGS deployed to project combat air power and help stabilize the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility. (U.S. Air Force photo by

  • Double-time: Shaw delivers back to back deployments

    Across the world in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility, the 79th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron and 79th Expeditionary Fighter Generation Squadron “Tigers” are delivering on promises made when the squadron deployed in July 2022. The Tiger Mission Generation Force Element is operating

  • 55th Fighter Generation Squadron Flightline Operations

    U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 55th Fighter Generation Squadron (FGS) reposition a ladder under a F-16C Fighting Falcon during routine maintenance on the flightline at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., Oct 6, 2022. Airmen from the 55th FGS ensured the F-16C Fighting Falcon was fully operational to provide

  • POW/MIA 24-hour Remembrance Run

    U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Nathaniel Gladney, 55th Fighter Generation Squadron support section chief, carries the POW/MIA flag on his first lap around Memorial Lake at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., Sep. 15, 2022. Gladney volunteered in the 24-hour Remembrance Run for service members taken prisoner or

  • Shaw establishes total force campus with intelligence schoolhouse

    The U.S. Air Force 25th Attack Group hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for the MQ-9 Initial Intelligence Qualification Training schoolhouse on base, Aug. 11, 2022.As part of a massive multi-phase upgrade to the group’s infrastructure at Shaw, the schoolhouse will be moving from its current location