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  • PMEL putting in work

    Many career fields within maintenance focus on a specific piece of equipment or machinery, but for the 20th Component Maintenance Squadron precision measurement equipment laboratory this is not the case.
  • Shaw DFAC receives innovative equipment

    The 20th Force Support Squadron Emerson E. Williams Dining Facility received a new cooking center, Dec. 4.
  • Success has no limit for women in the Air Force

    As the sun rises and liquid nitrogen heats up in the metal shop, an Airman puts bearing cups from an Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon into the substance so the bearing cup expands and comes apart. She proceeds to snap on her gloves, glasses and apron to prepare for another day.
  • IPE: gearing Airmen for mission success

    Before any Airman can deploy to accomplish their mission they must first receive the necessary gear from a deployment processing center. The team of more than 10 Airmen, responsible for ensuring their wingmen receive the protection needed downrange, are assigned to the 20th Logistics Readiness Squadron individual protective equipment flight. The
  • AMMO keeps heartbeat

    While many Team Shaw members are sound asleep, some Airmen must continue to keep the heart of the base beating with 24-hour operations. The 20th Equipment Maintenance Squadron is one of many squadrons that work throughout the night.
  • Team Shaw gathers to celebrate holiday season

    Team Shaw came together to kick off the holiday season at the annual Holiday Display Lighting at the Friendship Chapel, Nov. 29.
  • Teamwork leads to mission readiness

    In the military, many times the mission prevails through teamwork; teamwork throughout squadrons, organizations and internally within each shop. With some jobs, teamwork is much more crucial to the specific mission, which is why fire training is so important for the 20th Civil Engineer Squadron fire fighters.
  • F-16 VDT completes 2018 season at BIAS

    U.S. Airmen assigned to the Air Combat Command F-16 Viper Demonstration Team completed the 2018 air show season by participating in the Bahrain International Airshow at Sakhir Airbase, Kingdom of Bahrain, Nov. 14-16.
  • Sumter highway beautification

    Team Shaw members recently came together to beautify one of Sumter, South Carolina’s, many highways. According to palmettopride.org, Adopt-A-Highway came to help S.C. Department of Transportation with this important volunteer program. More than 545,000 volunteers removed 62 million pounds of litter from roads and natural areas.
  • 20 CES preserves Native American history

    On Aug. 3, 1990, President George H.W. Bush proclaimed the month of November as National American Indian Heritage Month. However at Shaw Air Force Base, preserving Native American history and culture is a year-round mission.
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