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  • Nellis plastic surgery – more than just cosmetic

    The 99th Medical Group at Nellis Air Force Base in Las Vegas offers a wide range of services to maintain Airman readiness and care to their families. What many may not know, is the importance of their plastic surgery practice.
  • Area Defense Counsel fights for you

    “Complete attorney-client confidentiality” and “independent of your chain of command” are phrases Team Shaw members in-need of a defense counsel will come to understand.
  • A child’s home away from home – Part 1

    Dropping off a child at daycare can be bittersweet, but knowing the child is safe and well taken care of while at work can be comforting. The 20th Force Support Squadron Child Development Center mission is to assist Department of Defense military and civilian personnel with balancing the competing demands of working and accomplishing the DOD mission by helping raise their children.
  • Gamblers, Tigers compete for year’s best load crew

    U.S. Airmen assigned to the 20th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron participated in the annual Load Crew of the Year competition, March 1. The load crews assigned to the 77th and 79th Aircraft Maintenance Units loaded munitions onto F-16 Fighting Falcons, underwent uniform and toolbox inspections, and completed a written test based on career knowledge.
  • Defenders perform lifesaving training

    U.S. Airmen assigned to the 20th Security Forces Squadron performed CPR and self-aid buddy care training Feb. 27.
  • The beginning of Black History Month

    Black history is American history in itself; the beginning of black history month dates back to 1915. According to David Dollman, 20th Fighter Wing historian, African American history began upon the first arrival of enslaved people from West Africa in the 16th century and from then on have been influencing history through life, culture, inventions and so much more.
  • Red White and Blue runs with you

    As the sun creeps down to hide behind the trees, streaks of red, white and blue stream down a road in downtown Sumter, South Carolina. Red White and Blue running group finishes the last stretch of their run before drinking complimentary waters and talking about life, after sweating together.
  • 20th MDG Airmen named 2018's “best in the Air Force”

    Lt. Gen. Dorothy Hogg, Air Force surgeon general, named two 20th Medical Group Airmen as the “best in the Air Force” for the 2018 Air Force Medical Service awards, Feb. 20. The AFMS awards program recognizes the top Air Force medics out of more than 24,000 Airmen across 76 military treatment facilities worldwide.
  • Military Saves campaign

    With February coming to an end and the arrival of tax season, America Saves pushes a campaign called ‘Military Saves’, meant to put an emphasis on service members saving money. The Airman and Family Readiness center supports this campaign by having all of their members able to assist with setting-up a budget plan as well as a certified financial planner who teaches Team Shaw how to invest.
  • History, achievements of Tuskegee Airman and the “Shaw Fourteen” Airmen celebrated

    “The privileges of being an American belong to those brave enough to fight for them,” said U.S. Air Force Gen. (Ret.) Benjamin O. Davis, commander of the first all-black air unit, the Tuskegee Airmen in 1942. More than twenty years later in 1963, Col. (Ret.) James Randall, another Tuskegee Airman, led 13 African American Airmen assigned to Shaw, and fought local segregation laws in their local school districts.
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