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  • Shaw AFB Seeks Environmental Public Meeting Participation

    Shaw AFB invites the public to participate in a Restoration Advisory Board (RAB) meeting, 6:30-8:30 p.m. on May 22, 2023, at the Patriot Park Pavilion (200 General Dr., Sumter, SC 29150). The Shaw AFB Environmental Restoration Program manages remediation of contamination from past operations on and

  • Shaw conducts night flying exercise

    Sumter residents may notice an increase in aircraft noise during nighttime hours, due to a flying training exercise here scheduled to take place the week of Feb. 13-17, 2023.F-16 Fighting Falcons assigned to the 20th Fighter Wing, based out of Shaw, will conduct nighttime flying training in military

  • Gate runner shot, injured after attempting to illegally enter Shaw AFB

    An Airman assigned to the 20th Security Forces Squadron shot and injured an individual attempting to illegally gain access to Shaw Air Force base at approximately 1:30 p.m. Dec. 23.The injured individual was transferred to a nearby medical facility to receive treatment."Our security forces personnel

  • Team Shaw prepares for Tropical Storm Ian

    20th Fighter Wing emergency response teams prepared for the possibility of high winds and flooding brought on by Tropical Storm Ian, which is anticipated to reach the local area by Friday morning.

  • Name released of Airman killed in vehicle accident

    Senior Airman Devin L. McDonald was killed on June 12, 2022, in a single-vehicle accident near Sumter, SC.McDonald, 25, of Buffalo Mills, PA enlisted in the Air Force in May of 2017. McDonald arrived at Shaw in December of 2017 where he served as an installation entry controller with the 20th

  • 20th Fighter Wing F-16 Crash

    A U.S. Air Force F-16CM Fighting Falcon assigned to the 20th Fighter Wing, Shaw Air Force Base, S.C. crashed at approximately 2330 yesterday, June 30, 2020, here on base. At the time of the accident, the aircraft was on a routine training mission with one pilot on board.

  • Shaw Air Force Base airman passes due to health complications

    Senior Airman Aaron Hall, assigned to the 20th Component Maintenance Squadron passed away from health complications June 1, 2019, at approximately 8:47 a.m. at Richland Memorial Hospital Columbia, South Carolina.The 30-year-old Airman served as a 20th CMS electronic warfare systems journeyman, and