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  • Base dedicates new deployment processing center

    The 20th Fighter Wing opened a new 40,500-square-foot deployment processing center Feb. 26 during a dedication ceremony attended by Gen. T. Michael Moseley, Air Force Chief of Staff, and Gen. Gary North, 9th Air Force and U. S. Central Command Air Forces commander. The center is called the Chandler Deployment Processing Center in honor of Archie
  • NSPS progresses at Shaw

    Shaw is one step closer to total integration into the National Security Personnel System with the loading of employee objectives Feb. 21 into the Performance Appraisal Application on the Air Force Personnel Center Web site. NSPS is a pay-for-performance system, which evaluates non-bargaining civilian employee salaries based on satisfactory
  • Shaw Airmen help 'Put U in Sumter'

    More than 600 Shaw Airmen and civilian employees spruced up their local community Feb. 16 as part of the "Putting the 'U' in Sumter" campaign.Volunteers planted trees and shrubs, power washed historic buildings, landscaped flower beds, raked leaves, picked up trash, and repaired buildings and other structures at local parks and five fire stations
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  • 20th FW announces annual award winners

    The 20th Fighter Wing announced its annual award winners during a ceremony Feb. 9 in the Carolina Skies club.Col. Michael Byrne, 20th FW vice commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Gary Rutledge, 20th FW command chief, presented a trophy to each award winner."We are very proud of the Airman and civilian nominees and winners," Colonel Byrne said. "Giving
  • Shaw says goodbye to base newspaper

    After more than 65 years, the Feb. 9, 2007 issue is the last Air Force-produced newspaper for Shaw. "These are the days of force shaping and Air Force Smart Operations for the 21st century. Moving news products online will increase information flow. Instead of waiting until a weekly paper is published, readers will get their news as it happens,"
  • Finding the U in Sumter

    Shaw Airmen will plant trees, pick up litter, and paint and power wash buildings and parking areas from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 16 in the Sumter community as part of the "Finding the U in Sumter" campaign sponsored by the Sumter Chamber of Commerce, the City of Sumter and the base. "This is a way to give back to the Sumter community while helping
  • Shaw Airmen ensure safety at Balad

    Three Shaw Airmen are ensuring people deployed to Balad Air Base, Iraq, remember safety. Lt. Col. Chris Ashby, the 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing Safety chief at Balad Air Base, Iraq, is the 20th Fighter Wing Safety chief here at Shaw. Master Sgt. Greg Patterson, 332nd AEW Flight Safety NCO and 20th FW Safety NCO at Shaw, and Master Sgt. Butch Rutan,