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  • Recognizing 71 years of mission success

    In 1947, the Cold War was in full swing, leading to the U.S.’s need for a more efficient and manageable foreign policy-making establishment.
  • 20th FW CC signs Fire Prevention Week proclamation

    Waking up to smoke filling your lungs and finding fire climbing the walls of your home is a terrifying situation one hopes to never experience.To help the populace become more aware of how to avoid a household fire, 20th Civil Engineer Squadron fire department Airmen are sponsoring Fire Prevention Week Oct. 7 – 13.In the spirit of the week, Col.
  • Shaw evacuates F-16s

    Tactical aircraft maintainers and pilots assigned to the 20th Fighter Wing performed a mass F-16CM Fighting Falcon hurricane evacuation at Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, Sept. 12, 2018.Due to the potential damage by Hurricane Florence, approximately 60 F-16s were evacuated to Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida.Thanks to the quick response time
  • Building bikes, making memories

    An old run-down, rusty bicycle sits abandoned. The neglected piece of metal may have once been a source of cherished memories, perhaps a childhood milestone, a vehicle for adventure or a tool for self-improvement.
  • Airmen donate supplies to Sumter students

    Not every school student arrives on the first day of class with everything they need to be successful.
  • We will never forget

    Thousands of Americans stood helpless as they watched the streets of New York City fill with smoke and turn to chaos. Planes crashed into the twin towers, the pentagon and in Stony Creek Township, Pa. and 9/11 quickly became one of the worst terrorist attacks in U.S. history. Although many of today’s Airmen were not in the military during this time, there are still some who were enlisted during this tragic time. Some even had family in New York at the time of the attack.
  • Defenders strengthen combat skills

    U.S. Airmen assigned to the 20th Security Forces Squadron participated in annual combatives training, Sept. 5.The training helped build on acquired fighting styles and techniques through a series of simulations, each intended to see how defenders respond to commands and make corrective actions to diffuse the situations.The scenarios gave the Airmen
  • Researchers study factors influencing Airmen’s tobacco use during technical training

    The Air Force strictly regulates tobacco use during basic and technical training, but some Airmen still use it. Air Force researchers are working with the University of Virginia to uncover why Airmen use tobacco.
  • Clear vision to win the fight

    Airmen assigned to the 20th Aerospace Medicine Squadron optometry clinic are responsible for making sure Team Shaw sees clearly.
  • Emergency management, BEE conduct ‘rad’ training

    The 20th Civil Engineer Squadron emergency management flight and the 20th Aerospace Medicine Squadron bioenvironmental engineering flight conducted joint radiological training, Aug. 29.