Shaw children will experience what it is like to process to deploy in Operation Take-Flight at the deployment processing center here Aug. 24, from 5 to 7 p.m."This is an opportunity to experience what mom and dad goes through," said Master Sgt. Brian Melton, Shaw Airman and Family Readiness Center.

  • Air Force Auxiliary provides aerial support to tornado-ravaged South

    In an effort to assist those affected by the tornadoes that swept through the Southeast United States this week, the Air Force Auxiliary is flying over areas with major devastation to assist first responders and state and local officials as they assess the damage to the region.AFAUX pilots from

  • Shaw conducts retiree town hall meeting

    The Shaw Retiree Activities Office is scheduled to host a retiree town hall meeting April 11 from 6-8 p.m., at the Carolina Skies Club here.The meeting will be an informal format for retirees to get information about current issues and concerns. There will be a series of briefings and a question and


    The Airman and Family Readiness Center will host a family wellness and resiliency expo from 3 to 7 p.m. Friday at the community activity center here."It is a family wellness event that provides avenues and info to families to introduces resources on and off base," said Roger Gardner, Shaw AFRC


    Airmen's children will experience what it's like to process to deploy in Operation Take-Flight at the deployment processing center here from 3:30 to 7 p.m. tomorrow."The event is to help kids understand the deployment process and see what their parents experience," said Master Sgt. Felicia Corley,

  • Sumter/Shaw Street Fest 2010

    Airmen from Shaw will bring some of the tools of their trade into downtown Sumter from 5:30 to 10 p.m., September 24 for the 9th Annual Sumter-Shaw Street Fest on Main Street. "Y'all come!" is the invitation from organizers of the base's participation. "This is the only time of the year that we


    Shaw Air Force Base will increase flying activity during evening hours Tuesday through Friday.Night flying will resume Sept. 14 and continue through Sept. 17.These flights provide Shaw F-16 pilots with the opportunity to train with night vision equipment and practice tactics that are critical to

  • 4th Battlefield Coordination Detachment deploys to Qatar

    WHAT: Colors casing ceremonyWHEN: Media event - 10:30 p.m., September 1WHERE: Shaw Air Force Base, S.C. Deployment Processing CenterBACKGROUND: The 4th Battlefield Coordination Detachment is a major subordinate command of Third Army/U.S. Army Central serving as the liaison between air and ground

  • Air Force selects offer for privatized housing at Shaw

    The U.S. Air Force has announced that it has selected Forest City Military Communities, LLC, of Cleveland, Ohio,as the highest ranked offer in its effort to privatize military family housing at four bases in the continental United States: Shaw and Charleston AFBs, South Carolina, Arnold AFB,

  • Shaw security prevents unauthorized entry

    At approximately 6:30 a.m. yesterday, a civilian sub-contractor attempted to bring a group of workers on base, headed for one of many of Shaw's construction projects.At the main gate, Airmen from the 20th Security Forces Squadron noted some of the people presented improper identification, therefore