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  • Team Shaw, High Hills Elementary celebrate Earth Day

    Airmen from the 20th Civil Engineer Squadron (CES), 20th Logistics Readiness Squadron (LRS), and U.S. Air Forces Central (AFCENT) brought the fun to High Hills Elementary School for a combined Earth Day and Career Day event on April 21.“We’re celebrating the Earth because today is Earth Day,” said

  • Shaw Air Force Base conducts its annual Motorcycle Mentorship Ride

    U.S. service members and civilians assigned to Shaw Air Force Base came together for the annual Motorcycle Mentorship Ride and pre-season briefing, hosted by the 20th Fighter Wing (FW) Safety Office on base, Apr. 10, 2023. The event consisted of a bike show, a “slow race,” a mentorship ride, and a

  • 20th SFS innovates with effects-based posting

    The 20th Security Forces Squadron (SFS) is currently trialing effects-based posting, an innovative new system of posting SFS defenders here to maximize efficiency while maintaining effective security protocols.The new model was implemented in Nov. 2022 in an effort to creatively use time and

  • Shaw performs as core wing during Red Flag-Nellis 23-2

    The 20th Fighter Wing (FW) recently deployed to participate in Red Flag-Nellis (RF-N) 23-2 from March 13 to March 24, marking the wing's first deployment there since 2021. Though RF-N continues a steady drumbeat of training exercises year-round at the Nevada Test and Training Range, the 20th Fighter

  • Shadows in the night: 20th FW employs SCEWR in new, dynamic airspace exercise

    A distinct humming sound surrounds you as you fall asleep. The consistent hum is unusual for this hour and piques your interest. The clock says 1 a.m., and you ask yourself, “what am I missing?”The noise is that of 18 F-16 Fighting Falcons taking off from the base, rattling the installation as they

  • Shaw welcomes new honorary commanders, refreshes program

    The shaking ground and reverberating sound of aircraft taking off welcomed Sumter leaders to Hangar 712 just prior to the Honorary Commander Induction Ceremony Feb. 24, 2023. Following the aircraft’s departure, Team Shaw senior leadership welcomed local leaders as the base’s newest honorary

  • 20th EMS repaints Viper Demo Team F-16 "Venom"

    U.S. Air Force Senior Airman William Smith (left), 20th Equipment Maintenance Squadron (EMS) aircraft structural maintenance journeyman, and U.S. Air Force Airman First Class Mason Frederick (right), 20th EMS aircraft structural maintenance apprentice, prime the tail fin during a routine painting of

  • SCEWR initiative revolutionizes aerial training at Shaw

    The U.S. Air Force 20th Fighter Wing and joint partners participate in a training exercise using expanded airspace through the South Carolina Electronic Warfare Range (SCEWR) initiative at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., Feb. 14, 2023. The SCEWR initiative utilizes a historic amount of airspace to

  • 20th Maintenance Group hosts Load Crew of the Year competition

    U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 79th Fighter Generation Squadron secure a munition to an F-16C Fighting Falcon during a Weapons Load Crew of the Year Competition at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., Jan. 31, 2023. 20th Fighter Wing Maintenance Airmen showcased their operational readiness by performing