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  • 'Designated Tobacco Areas' established base-wide

    Shaw AFB has taken another step in increasing mission readiness and promoting unit health for its 8,200 Airmen and Soldiers. Recent Air Force Instruction 40-102 mandated that each Air Force installation be completely tobacco-free, except for locations marked as "Designated Tobacco Areas." Tobacco products include, but are not limited to, cigars,
  • Satellite pharmacy accepting civilian prescriptions March 17

    Beginning March 17, all civilian prescriptions for DoD beneficiaries will be filled at the satellite pharmacy located in the Exchange complex.Satellite pharmacy hours will be 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday-Friday. The satellite pharmacy will accept telephone and faxed prescriptions from civilian providers and transfer in prescriptions previously filled
  • 20th LRS prepares for PCS peak season

    The 20th Logistics Readiness Squadron's Traffic Management Office Personal Property Section is getting ready to enter its busiest time of the year, with service members changing permanent duty stations while their children leave school for the summer. The peak season starts at the end of April and will continue until early September. The number of
  • 20th Medical Group announcement

    Access to Care (Primary Care Appointments) will be limited Feb. 25-28. The 20th Medical Group Primary Care Teams will be undergoing Patient-Centered Medical Home training. Training will enhance the delivery of health care services, increase continuity of care and improve patient satisfaction.If you are a patient assigned to our Family Health Clinic
  • German and Russian conversational beginner's course

    "Guten Tag! Are you interested in learning German? This beginner's course will give you a conversational foundation to use in Germany. The course begins March 3rd and ends April 28th. Classes will be held every Monday and Wednesday from 12:00pm-1:00pm at the McElveen Resource Center. Call 895-4518 for more information.A conversational Russian class
  • AFOSI wants you!

    The Air Force Office of Special Investigations is the Air Force agency responsible for investigating major crimes and works against terrorist and foreign intelligence efforts. It is also constantly seeking exceptional non-commissioned officers for duty as enlisted special agents.With more than 2,700 members, AFOSI has been the Air Force's major
  • Tax season is here

    The income tax season is right around the corner. While most cherish tax time about as much as a visit to the dentist, some at Shaw really enjoy the tax assistance program. The 20th Fighter Wing legal office, along with Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) representatives, will again be providing free tax help, to include electronic filing, for
  • TSA's new policy gets service members through security quicker

    On Dec. 20, 2013, the process for participating in Transportation Security Administration's PreCheck program will change. PreCheck is a voluntary, expedited security screening process that allows participants to keep on their shoes, belt, and light jacket, and leave laptops and 3-1-1 compliant liquids in their carry-on bags. Under the new process,
  • How to control your medical readiness fate

    Medical readiness is vital for all members serving in the Armed Forces. Individual medical readiness is assessed by six key components: preventative health assessment, duty limiting conditions, dental readiness, immunization status, laboratory tests, and medical equipment. In the past, members were notified of these requirements via e-mail,
  • Air Force holiday safety campaign begins

    With the holiday and winter season in full-swing, it is important to remember the unique risks associated with seasonal activities and celebrations. Being aware of these risks helps to keep everyone "Safe 'n Sound, All Year Round." The Air Force Ground Safety holiday and winter campaign will run from Nov. 22 through Jan. 2, 2014. The topic's for
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