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  • Shooters roll’em home

    Airmen from the 55th Fighter Squadron and Fighter Generation Squadron returned home after a six-month long deployment to an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia in late April 2022.Deployed as the 55th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron and the Expeditionary Fighter Generation Squadron assigned to the

  • 79th FS trains at MacDill AFB

    U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft assigned to the 79th Fighter Squadron (FS), out of Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, arrived at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, Sept. 8, 2021. The 79th FS traveled to MacDill from Shaw to conduct agile combat employment training.

  • Father. Warrior. Airman.

    A father picks up his combat gear; his daughter clings to his shoulders and her tiny face crinkles in confusion as he sets her down gently, then looks to his wife and chokes on the tears he hides as he turns away from his newly-formed family. This was a scene the family had become very familiar

  • More than skin deep

    From the beginning, humanity has been intrigued with sharing experiences and telling stories – whether painting on stone walls with ink made from berries and flowers or permanently altering their bodies to ensure the story outlasts their ability to articulate it.

  • Laboratory: heart of 20th MDG clinic

    Tucked away in a corner of the medical clinic, Airmen donned in white lab coats scrutinize data smaller than the human eye can see – information trapped in vials of blood, cups of urine, swabs of skin and containers of other substances not often mentioned in polite conversation.

  • Just be there

    Ask. Care. Escort. These are the instructions military members are given when they suspect someone has suicidal ideations. The military stresses the importance of the wingman concept and being there for each other.I did not realize how pertinent those concepts would be in my life when I initially

  • Return of the jets

    Shaw Air Force Base welcomed home more than 50 F-16 Vipers from Barksdale AFB, Louisiana, Sept. 6, 2019, after evacuating for Hurricane Dorian.

  • Shaw leaders put feedback into action

    On Aug. 21, Capt. Emilee Senn, 337th Recruiting Squadron operations flight commander, was bringing her child to the 20th Force Support Squadron Child Development Center.It was then she recognized how much people were worrying about rendering salutes and ensuring their hat was on properly while