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  • Total Force teamwork lands MQ-9 Reaper for first time at Shaw

    U.S. Airmen assigned to the 25th Attack Group, here, and 163d Attack Wing, California Air National Guard, landed an MQ-9 Reaper from March Air Reserve Base, California, at Shaw Air Force Base for the first time ever Feb. 14.Airmen assigned to Shaw AFB, Creech AFB, and  March ARB worked jointly to

  • MQ-9 Reaper lands at Shaw in historic first

    U.S. Airmen assigned to the 50th Attack Squadron, here, and the 163d Attack Wing, California Air National Guard, conducted a historic first on Feb. 14, by successfully landing an MQ-9 Reaper at Shaw Air Force Base under satellite control.The landing served as a proof of concept, demonstrating the

  • Lighting the way; 20th Civil Engineer Squadron Working With Weasels

    From left, U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Justin Kitten, 20th Civil Engineer Squadron (CES) electrical systems specialist, and Col. Kevin Hicok, 20th Fighter Wing deputy commander, restore a light fixture at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., Jan. 31, 2024. 20th CES Airmen are capable engineers ready to

  • Fifteenth Air Force commander visits Shaw

    U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. Amber Ohnmacht, 20th Medical Group Resource Management flight commander, briefs Maj. Gen. David Lyons, Fifteenth Air Force commander, and members of the 20th Fighter Wing (FW) at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., Jan. 23, 2024. The brief covered medical, resource and referral

  • 79th FS “Tigers” charge into Bamboo Eagle

    U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Nabot Awalom, 79th Fighter Generation Squadron crew chief, prepares an F-16C Fighting Falcon at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada to depart for Bamboo Eagle (BE) 24-1 Jan. 26, 2024. The 79th Fighter Squadron deployed for BE 24-1 24-1 to participate in an advanced training

  • 20th OMRS tour the 55th FGS

    Airmen assigned to the 20th Medical Group (MDG) and the 20th Operational Medical Readiness Squadron (OMRS) visited the 55th Fighter Generation Squadron (FGS) Nov. 29, 2023.The OMRS toured the FGS and the flightline to learn more about the day-to-day operations of the maintainers and better serve

  • Reps and sets: the Gamblers and Tigers train surge week

    The 77th Fighter Squadron (FS) and Fighter Generation Squadron (FGS) “Gamblers” and the 79th FS and FGS “Tigers” were feeling the burn during their surge week training, Dec. 4 – 8, 2023.Surge week is a chance for the FS and FGS units to exercise their tactical endurance, combining longer hours and

  • Training the next generation of Air Traffic Controllers

    From organizing and expediting ground to air traffic, to issuing instructions and monitoring aircraft in air space over the ocean off the continental United States, the U.S. Air Force’s Air Traffic Control (ATC) tower and Radar Approach Control (RAPCON) Airmen are trained to the highest of standards

  • Saving Incoming Weasels Time: Medical and Finance Join Forces

    Team Shaw cuts down time and helps Airmen integrate faster into the workforce by unifying finance and medical through a new combined in-process for incoming Airmen at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., Nov. 2, 2023.“Typically when somebody gets to a new installation, they don’t know how to transfer their

  • Shaw leads the way with MCA

    Team Shaw held a Multi-Capable Airman (MCA) training course Oct. 16-20, 2023, aimed at preparing Airmen with the skills necessary to conduct tasks outside of their primary duties.The MCA course provided 20th Fighter Wing Airmen of various ranks from career fields such as Maintenance, Civil