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  • Air traffic controllers ensure pilot safety

    Located on the edge of the flightline at Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, a group of Airmen are tasked with providing aerial support from the ground.
  • Innovative solar panel project first in South Carolina

    The 20th Fighter Wing celebrated the completion of Shaw Military Housing’s solar power installation project with a ribbon cutting ceremony, Oct. 22. The project included the installation of 5,865 solar panels in 284 homes, accumulating an approximate 40 percent offset of total annual electrical consumption. A first for military housing in the state of South Carolina, the project solidifies the state as eighth in the nation for installed solar power capacity.
  • Innovation at its finest

    The Air Force looks to its Airmen to be innovative in order to save time and money. Staff Sgt. Justin Tankersley, 20th Maintenance Group weapons lead crew chief, created a new tool for F-16 Fighting Falcons.
  • USAFSAM readies operational mental health care providers

    The U.S. Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine has set up Air Force’s first operational training program for embedded mental health care providers and technicians, preparing them to join Integrated Operational Support teams.
  • ‘Shooters’ deploy in support of Operation Inherent Resolve

    U.S. Airmen assigned to the 55th Fighter Squadron, 20th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron and supporting units, deployed to an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia in support of Operation Inherent Resolve.
  • F-16s evacuate before Hurricane Michael

    The 55th, 77th and 79th Fighter Squadrons evacuated their F-16 Fighting Falcons to Barksdale Air Force Base, La. The evacuation was to avoid possible damage to the aircraft from Hurricane Michael. The jets returned to Shaw AFB Oct. 12 and will continue normal flying operations.
  • Hand-me-down haven

    Acting on the idiom of “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure,” the 20th Force Support Squadron Attic connects families and gives back to the community through donations.People drop off donations to the Attic every day, not only to help clear out their homes, but to help those who may be in need.“We’re not just for the Air Force,” said Jennifer
  • Shaw hosts Fire Prevention Week events

    The 20th Civil Engineer Squadron fire department hosted a series of events in recognition of Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 9-12.This year’s events focused on the National Fire Protection Association Fire Prevention Week theme: “Look. Listen. Learn. Be aware – fire can happen anywhere.”As a way to share knowledge, base firefighters visited local
  • Alzheimer’s walk

    Typically, diseases are unforeseen and affect not only the host but their loved ones as well. Alzheimer’s is no different. It is a disease that destroys memory and other important mental functions. Treatment can help, but it has yet to be cured.
  • 25th Attack Group activated at Shaw

    U.S. Air Force history was made at Shaw AFB when the 25th Attack Group was activated Oct. 2.
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