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  • Finance reopens in-person service

    The 20th Comptroller Squadron financial operations section will resume in-person service beginning Jan. 31.The change aims to improve the rate at which customer financial problems are resolved and to increase the financial readiness of Team Shaw members.“Being able to process issues in-person allows

  • F-16 Viper Demonstration Team practice

    A pilot assigned to the F-16 Viper Demonstration Team performs a dedication pass at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., Jan. 26, 2022. The dedication pass is an aerial salute to service members both past and present. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Madeline Herzog)

  • 20th CMS introduces innovative maintenance stand

    SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C. – Airmen from the 20th Component Maintenance Squadron aerospace propulsion flight have engineered a large personnel stand to optimize their engine maintenance operations.Tech. Sgt. Alexander Huff, 20th CMS aerospace propulsion craftsman, spent seven months at Spangdahlem

  • 20th Fighter Wing conducts mass casualty exercise

    An Airman assigned to the 20th Security Forces Squadron assesses the scene during a mass casualty training exercise at Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, Jan. 19, 2022. The exercise participants included the Fire Department, 20th Medical Group, 20th Security Forces Squadron, as well as other first

  • End of the “Desert Falcon” Joint International Exercise

    The “Desert Falcon” joint international exercise concluded this past week. The exercise was held at Uvda Air Force Base in cooperation with the Ninth Air Force (Air Forces Central). The exercise included the Israeli Air Force's 122d, 119th, and 115th Squadrons, and U.S. Air Force's 55th

  • My flight on a KC-135

    On December 14 I had the privilege of flying in a KC-135 Stratotanker from Fairchild AFB, to learn about pilot training, aircraft, air-to-air refueling, and the airmen who fulfill those missions.We arrived at the Deployment Processing Center at Shaw AFB and were greeted by Mrs. Lisa Allen, 20th

  • Shaw honorary commanders observe mission from above

    Most people observe F-16 Fighting Falcons take on thousands of pounds of fuel during air to air refueling via photographs. Recently, a group of Sumter community members received the opportunity to watch the action live and in living color.On Dec. 14, members of the Shaw Air Force Base honorary

  • CSAF signs Agile Combat Employment doctrine note

    Air Force Chief of Staff General CQ Brown, Jr., signed the service’s first doctrine publication on Agile Combat Employment Dec. 9, codifying a proactive and reactive operational scheme of maneuver to increase survivability while generating combat power throughout the integrated deterrence

  • Airman gains U.S. citizenship

    Eighteen years after entering the United States, Airman 1st Class Juan Juarez officially became a United States citizen.Juarez and his mother entered the U.S. from Guatemala via a tourist visa to live with his aunt who was already an American citizen.“Guatemala is a developing country, so it is