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  • Shaw Air Force Base conducts its annual Motorcycle Mentorship Ride

    U.S. service members and civilians assigned to Shaw Air Force Base came together for the annual Motorcycle Mentorship Ride and pre-season briefing, hosted by the 20th Fighter Wing (FW) Safety Office on base, Apr. 10, 2023. The event consisted of a bike show, a “slow race,” a mentorship ride, and a

  • 20th CMS introduces innovative maintenance stand

    SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C. – Airmen from the 20th Component Maintenance Squadron aerospace propulsion flight have engineered a large personnel stand to optimize their engine maintenance operations.Tech. Sgt. Alexander Huff, 20th CMS aerospace propulsion craftsman, spent seven months at Spangdahlem

  • 20th MDG improves partner squadron readiness

    Beginning in October 2018, the Air Force started embedding Airman Resiliency Teams of medical support Airmen into heavy workload and high pressure units to increase operator readiness.The 20th Medical Group has assumed the responsibility of enabling the teams embedded into the 25th Attack Group by

  • Athletic trainers keep pilots in seat

    The 20th Operations Group has implemented Air Combat Command’s new Optimizing the Human Weapons System program across Shaw’s three combat fighter squadrons, providing targeted care to 20th Fighter Wing aircrew.The 20th OG hired two athletic trainers, a strength and conditioning coach and a certified

  • Checkered Flag 22-1 comes to a close at Tyndall AFB

    Checkered Flag, hosted by the 325th Fighter Wing, is one of the DoD’s largest air-to-air exercises. It serves to integrate fourth and fifth-generation aircraft to train and test enhanced mobility, pre-deployment qualifications, and rapid response employment capabilities of pilots and aircrew.

  • SFS practices expeditionary skills in joint training

    In early November, the 20th Security Forces Squadron conducted a two-day joint exercise focusing on expeditionary skills at McCrady Training Center.“Some of the specific skills we were developing include: mission planning, mounted operations, dismounted operations, reacting to enemy contact, leading

  • 20th Fighter Wing immerses FAIPs in combat mission

    In an effort to connect Air Education and Training Command First Assignment Instructor Pilots with Air Combat Command’s mission, FAIPs from flying training wings visited the 20th Fighter Wing, Nov. 1-4.FAIPs from Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, Columbus AFB, Mississippi, Shepherd AFB, Texas and

  • 20th FW hosts Red Flag 21-2

    Multiple times a year, the world’s top air forces come together to prove their combat capabilities over almost 3 million acres of desert at the Nevada Test and Training Range. The 20th Fighter Wing is scheduled to host Red Flag 21-2 from March 8-19 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada.

  • Metals techs build from ground up

    The 20th Equipment Maintenance Squadron aircraft metals technology flight keeps 20th Fighter Wing F-16 Vipers flying at home station and downrange by embracing innovation in their operations.