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  • Competition tests combat-readiness

    Two load crews from the 20th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron tested their knowledge and combat-readiness during a quarterly load crew competition, Jan. 18.
  • NDI stays mission ready

    Team Shaw members are always ready to employ and sustain combat ready suppression of enemy air defense, F-16 Fighting Falcons and develop combat ready Airmen to win our nation’s wars.
  • AGE supports mission from ground

    The 20th Equipment Maintenance Squadron aerospace ground equipment flight maintains more than 500 pieces of equipment used on the flightline to troubleshoot jets and other mechanical units used around the base.
  • Base tour unites Team Shaw and community

    Team Shaw Airmen opened its gates to Sumter, S.C. middle school students with the goal of opening their eyes to the daily work lives of Airmen serving in a variety of career fields across the Air Force, Jan. 11.
  • Danish Officer shares international security expertise

    The Combined Air Operations Center is home to a multitude of coalition members, and all have their specific roles in the fight against Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. One member, Royal Danish Air Force Lt. Col. Lars Cramer-Larsen, RDAF chief coalition strategist, provides his expertise and research about the Middle East to key leaders and decision makers as his role.
  • Growing Air Force’s space medicine culture

    As space continues to play an increasingly critical role in our nation’s defense, the need for the space medicine specialty grows. Medical Airmen within U.S. Air Force Space Command are making sure space operators are ready for future readiness requirements. “Space is no longer a neutral, docile domain,” said Col. Walter “Sparky” Matthews, AFSPC Command Surgeon. “It has become a contested environment where many state and non-state actors actively seek to disrupt U.S. space capability.”
  • Casualty services

    Many times the death of a loved one is unplanned and comes without notice. Sometimes we know the time is near, but there is so much that needs to be done behind the scenes in preparation for such a significant life change.
  • Team Shaw’s pearly whites

    Ensuring the dental health of more than 7,600 military members is no walk in the park, but is accomplished daily by 43 Airmen.
  • Load crew completes monthly qualification

    U.S. Airmen assigned to the 20th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, 79th Aircraft Maintenance Unit, participated in a monthly munition qualification, Jan. 10.The qualification provides load crews with a means to train on numerous munitions and remain proficient in their craft. These loads are used as a way to practice and strengthen skills, said
  • Dirt Boyz get dirty

    Team Shaw’s 20th Civil Engineer Squadron Airmen, also known as the Dirt Boyz, get down to business fixing roads and other structures throughout Shaw. Of course, being a dirt boy does not just consist of paving roads, there are many different trades learned within CES.
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