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  • Lieutenant catches Griffey's 564th home-run ball

    Second Lieutenant Christopher Franks, of the 20th Operations Support Squadron here, caught Ken Griffey Jr.'s 564th home-run ball April 24 during a baseball game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Cincinnati Reds at Busch Stadium in St. Louis. Lieutenant Franks and his friend, 2nd Lt. Mike McCants of the 55th Fighter Squadron here, were passing
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  • Shaw teen earns youth-of-the-year award

    The Shaw Air Force Base Teen Center recently announced its 2006 Youth of the Year. David Contee won the award for outstanding volunteerism to the community and his self-improvement activities. The 17-year-old Crestwood High School senior is the son of Barbara and retired Master Sgt. Howard Contee. David has attended the teen center and the Shaw AFB
  • 20th MXG honors professionals of 2006

    The Sumter Exhibition Center was packed with more than 1,000 maintainers April 13 as the 20th Maintenance Group recognized its 2006 Maintenance Professionals of the Year."Tonight, we get to recognize the best of the best," said Col. Michael Vidal, 20th MXG commander. The banquet highlights the contributions of all 20th MXG members and recognizes
  • Shaw protects what is meant to be

    Earth Day is just around the corner and Shaw is planning events to celebrate the day and highlight the central theme "Protect what is meant to be." On April 20, Shaw members will support five events: car pooling, electronic waste turn-in, a poster contest, Arbor Day observance and keeping Shaw clean. Everyone with a government identification card