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  • Shaw selected as 'showcase' dormitory

    The Air Force Engineering and Construction Division selected two military construction projects to showcase the Air Force's success in areas of energy and sustainable development. A 144-room, three-story dormitory at Shaw, to be started this fiscal year, is one of those projects. The other is a fitness center at Tyndall AFB, Fla., to be constructed
  • Shaw tests readiness

    Airmen of the 20th Fighter Wing tested their ability to deploy and redeploy aircraft, personnel and cargo March 22-27 as part of a Phase I Operational Readiness Exercise. "Phase I exercises demonstrate the ability to rapidly deploy cargo, personnel and aircraft to any war-time location," said Lt. Col. Todd Hamilton, 20th Fighter Wing Plans and
  • Local Tuskegee Airman receives highest civilian honor

    Growing up in Sumter county, South Carolina, young Leroy Bowman dreamed of flying planes. Little did he know just where that dream would someday take him. On March 29, it took him all the way to the U.S. Capitol where President George Bush presented the Congressional Gold Medal to him and his fellow Tuskegee Airmen. Nearly 400 members and family
  • Turkey hunting season open at Poinsett Range

    Spring turkey hunting season began March 31 at the Poinsett Electronic Combat Range, located 7 miles south of the base. Turkey hunts are held each Saturday and Sunday in April except for Easter Sunday, April 8, said Ronnie June, 20th Civil Engineer Squadron biologist. All hunts begin 30 minutes prior to official sunrise times and end four hours
  • Shaw conducts seventh annual Women's Health Fair

    The 20th Medical Group recently commemorated Women's History Month with its seventh annual Women's Health Fair. Approximately 225 women attended the fair, which was developed to educate women about preventive health and parenting support services. At the fair women received information about cancer, child safety, relaxation therapy, healthy
  • Motorcyle riders association hosts bike show

    The Shaw Motorcycle Riders Association hosted its first spring bike show March 17 at the base exchange parking lot. People who attended the event saw basic putt-around bikes all the way up the high-end custom bikes with cruisers and sport bikes in between, said Master Sgt. Michael Dugas, 20th Equipment Maintenance Squadron superintendent and SMRA
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