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  • “Tigers” roar through Red Flag 19-1

    U.S. Airmen assigned to the 79th Fighter Squadron and 20th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, 79th Aircraft Maintenance Unit, are participating in Exercise Red Flag 19-1 from Jan. 26 – Feb. 15.
  • F-16 VDT announces new pilot

    Gen. Mike Holmes, commander of Air Combat Command, certified the new F-16 Viper Demonstration Team pilot and commander ahead of the 2019 season, Jan. 29.
  • All squadrons beware of FSS

    Col. Travis Norton, 25th Attack Group commander, challenged Maj. Darryl Hebert, 20th Force Support Squadron commander, to a skeet shoot-out between squadrons at the Skeet and Trap Range, Jan. 25.
  • Virtual training platform maintains, improves military surgeon’s skills

    It is vital for medical Airmen to continuously maintain and improve their skills. To access more training opportunities, military surgeons are looking to virtual training platforms. The Air Force is working with sister services to study a virtual training platform called Crowd-Sourced Assessment of Technical Skills, or C-SATS. C-SATS provides specialized training for surgeons to further improve their specialized skills.
  • C-17 Globemaster III: An aircraft as versatile as AE crews

    Larger, faster and flexible – a flying ICU. Since joining the U.S. Air Force fleet in 1993, the C-17 Globemaster III has significantly expanded aeromedical evacuation capabilities. In addition to its transport and other numerous mission sets, the C-17 converts to provide aeromedical evacuation to patients in a broad variety of conditions. The aircraft has played critical roles in various contingencies, bringing warfighters to higher levels of care, bringing patients home to the U.S., and aiding in humanitarian efforts to save the lives of those impacted by natural disasters.
  • Finding a purpose

    Everyone goes through hard times throughout their life. Whether it be the death of a loved one, financial issues or an internal struggle, there are ways to get through troubling times.
  • Rosaries are memories

    In a hot, dark room with all the windows sealed inside a rickety building in Belize, an optometrist sweats and struggles to move around in a sticky Airman Battle Uniform as he performs eye exams on local citizens in an effort to tend to as many people as possible within two and half weeks.
  • 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.
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