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  • Defenders strengthen combat skills

    U.S. Airmen assigned to the 20th Security Forces Squadron participated in annual combatives training, Sept. 5.The training helped build on acquired fighting styles and techniques through a series of simulations, each intended to see how defenders respond to commands and make corrective actions to diffuse the situations.The scenarios gave the Airmen
  • Researchers study factors influencing Airmen’s tobacco use during technical training

    The Air Force strictly regulates tobacco use during basic and technical training, but some Airmen still use it. Air Force researchers are working with the University of Virginia to uncover why Airmen use tobacco.
  • Clear vision to win the fight

    Airmen assigned to the 20th Aerospace Medicine Squadron optometry clinic are responsible for making sure Team Shaw sees clearly.
  • Emergency management, BEE conduct ‘rad’ training

    The 20th Civil Engineer Squadron emergency management flight and the 20th Aerospace Medicine Squadron bioenvironmental engineering flight conducted joint radiological training, Aug. 29.
  • New PT program aimed to help new moms

    After carrying a child for approximately 270 days, the average woman gains 25 to 35 pounds, which can be difficult to lose. Some new moms may find getting back into their pre-baby shape or even making time for a fitness routine challenging.Two Team Shaw Airmen devised the Pregnancy & Post-Partum Fitness Program to assist women who are either
  • Instructors aim to qualify Airmen

    Beads of sweat run down an Airman’s face as they drop an M9 pistol magazine and insert in another, working as quickly as possible in a dimly lit arena. While the sound of gunshots echo off concrete walls, the air hangs heavy around a line of strangers who move in near synchronization — exhale, confirm sights are on target, pull the trigger.
  • Team Shaw celebrates Women’s Equality Day

    Team Shaw members celebrated Women’s Equality Day by passing out informational flyers, candy and other sweets, as well as factoids about women in history, Aug. 24.Declared a national holiday in 1971, Women’s Equality Day is celebrated annually on Aug. 26, commemorating the passage of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution in 1920, which
  • Reserve Airmen perform wild weasel mission

    Serving in the Air Force Reserves can be a way to pursue jobs and further education, as well as providing reservists the opportunity to serve alongside their active duty counterparts.
  • Salty Weasel prepares EOD Airmen

    The team stepped off the UH-60 Black Hawk under the blazing South Carolina sun. Their gear had been tested, their muscles fatigued, but with grins on their faces the 20th Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal teams triumphantly returned to Shaw.
  • ALS Class 18-6 graduates

    Congratulations to all the graduates of Senior Master Sgt. David B. Reid Airman Leadership School Class 18-6!