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  • No place like home: Team Shaw welcomes back Gamblers

    Team Shaw service members and families gather to greet U.S. Air Force 77th Fighter Squadron “Gamblers” pilots on their redeployment to Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., May 18, 2023. The Gamblers deployed in October to project combat airpower and help stabilize the U.S. Central Command’s area of

  • Winning battles on the ground to fight in the sky

    TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla.- After 11 years of perseverance, commitment, and life-threatening illness, an F-16 pilot with the 55th Fighter Squadron, Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, was bestowed the call sign “Atlas” during Checkered Flag 23-2, hosted by the 325th Fighter Wing.

  • Shaw welcomes home Gamblers

    The U.S. Air Force 77th Fighter Squadron (FS) flightline sits empty in anticipation for the returning deployers at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., May 4, 2023. In order to maintain sufficient and sustainable presence in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility, Airmen assigned to the 77th FS and

  • Fallen, but not forgotten: Revolutionary War soldiers honored

    A United States “Betsy Ross” flag flies during the beginning of a funeral cortege in honor of fallen Revolutionary War soldiers in Camden, S.C., Apr. 22, 2023. The remains of 13 fallen American and British Revolutionary War soldiers were honored by the U.S. Army, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy, foreign

  • Team Shaw takes on Iron Hand 23-4

    U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Wyatt Cassidy, 79th Fighter Generation Squadron engines journeyman, performs pre-flight checks on an F-16C Fighting Falcon on the flightline during exercise Iron Hand (IH) 23-04 at North Auxiliary Airfield, S.C., Apr. 26, 2023. Exercise IH 23-04 utilized the

  • SHE leads: Greater Sumter Chamber of Commerce hosts See Her Empowered seminar

    Bridie Hicok, key spouse mentor and 20th Fighter Wing vice commander’s spouse, speaks about her experiences as a military spouse at a See Her Empowered seminar hosted by the Greater Sumter Chamber of Commerce at Alice Drive Baptist Church in Sumter, S.C., March 15, 2023. Hicok provided her knowledge

  • Inspire Shaw celebrates Team Shaw

    U.S. Airmen assigned to Shaw Air Force Base volunteered their time to take part in the Inspire Shaw campaign on base as part of a wider resiliency campaign here, May 1, 2023.Airmen stood at the three entrances leading to the base, holding signs displaying positive messages to welcome Shaw personnel

  • 20th HCOS shows off with Lab Week

    U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Apple Alterado, 20th Healthcare Operations Squadron (HCOS) medical laboratory technician, left, discusses a chart with Airman 1st Class Hannah Trent, 20th Operational Medical Readiness Squadron aerospace medical services technician, during Lab Week at Shaw Air Force

  • 20th FW performs mission-critical F-16 modernization

    The summer of 1978 meets the spring of 2023 as 45 years of progress and modernization to the F-16 Fighting Falcon airframe continues in the form of ongoing mission-critical upgrades to the 20th Fighter Wing’s (FW) fleet here in line with the U.S. Air Force’s Service Life Extension Program (SLEP).In

  • Shaw leads with innovative environmental restoration projects

    The U.S. Air Force 20th Civil Engineer Squadron (CES) and the Air Force Civil Engineer Center (AFCEC) continue efforts to investigate, monitor and treat the presence of chemical compounds known as PFAS in water sources at and around Shaw Air Force Base.PFAS, or perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl