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  • 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

  • Shaw Airman awarded Bronze Star, Purple Heart

    Although Joshua Labott is only 21 years old, he has already seen and experienced more than most people will in their entire lives.Senior Airman Joshua Labott, explosive ordinance disposal technician, entered the Air Force about four years ago right out of high school. His original intention was to

  • 20th Fighter Wing Change of Command

    Col. Joseph Guastella is scheduled to relinquish command of the 20th Fighter Wing to Col. Charles Moore at a change of command ceremony here Friday. The ceremony is set to take place at Hangar 1200 at 9:20 a.m.Prior to taking command of the 20th FW, Colonel Moore was serving as the Vice Director of

  • Shaw aircraft resume night flying

    Shaw Air Force Base will increase flying activity during the evening hours of April 12 to 15, 19 to 22 and 26 to 29.Shaw F-16 pilots use these night flights to train with night vision equipment and practice tactics that are critical to survivability in combat. -30- For more information, contact 2nd


    Evidence revealed that Capt. Nicholas Giglio, sought in the Atlantic ocean since Thursday night after his F-16 Fighting Falcon collided with another, never got to eject from his jet. Col. Joe Guastella, commander of the 20th Fighter Wing, to which both jets were assigned, said today, "In spite of an