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  • Shaw medical squadron redesignates, appoints new commander

    The 20th Fighter Wing Medical Operations Squadron became the 20th Healthcare Operations Squadron during a change of command and redesignation ceremony, June 21, 2019.
  • Shaw Airmen, USCG hone joint water rescue skills

    Teaming up with U.S. Coast Guardsmen from Tybee Island Coast Guard Station, Georgia, the Shaw Weasels traveled 25 nautical miles offshore to simulate downed pilot search and recovery efforts.
  • Behind bioenvironmental suits

    Giant orange suits march rhythmically with oxygen tanks and clipboards in hand while waving chemical detection equipment over a spill as they arrive on-scene. At the same time, the water murmurs as it falls into a small test tube held by an Airman wearing blue gloves looking for possible contaminants and logging the information hourly. Walking by him is another Airman returning from testing the air for toxic gases, working to detect any threats before they affect base members.
  • Preparing today can change tomorrow

    Under stress, the brain releases the stress hormone, cortisol, which controls adrenaline levels and clouds thinking, igniting reactions to a crisis situation one was not prepared for.
  • Shaw Airmen remember the fallen during “Murph challenge”

    Team Shaw members participated in a Murph Challenge at Shaw Air Force Base, May 28.
  • Team Shaw remembers fellow Airman

    Team Shaw Airmen and families came together to remember the life of fallen Staff Sgt. Amalia Joseph, a 20th Component Maintenance Squadron electronic warfare journeyman, during a memorial service here, June 7.
  • Coach or play sports today!

    A military child, who just arrived at yet another school with new sports teams and new friends, watches as other kids interact with childhood friends on the fields. They wonder if they will ever be able to kick up some grass with kids who are in the same shoes.
  • Team Shaw celebrates life of wingman

    The 20th Component Maintenance Squadron held the memorial service for Senior Airman Aaron J. Hall, 20th CMS electronic warfare systems journeyman, to reflect on his 30 years on earth and faithful service to our nation.
  • Blindsided: AF Defender resilient through adversity

    In June of 2017, Bratcher arrived to Air Force Basic Military Training in San Antonio, Texas, ready to begin her military adventure. She had high hopes of becoming a security forces Airman, always having wanted to become a cop so she could help people.
  • Army, AF prepare for CBRN environments

    U.S. Army Central Command Soldiers and 20th Civil Engineer Squadron Airmen came together for chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear training, May 21.