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  • 20th MDG Airmen named 2018's “best in the Air Force”

    Lt. Gen. Dorothy Hogg, Air Force surgeon general, named two 20th Medical Group Airmen as the “best in the Air Force” for the 2018 Air Force Medical Service awards, Feb. 20. The AFMS awards program recognizes the top Air Force medics out of more than 24,000 Airmen across 76 military treatment facilities worldwide.
  • MQ-9 Airmen expand horizons, integrate into community

    As MQ-9 Reaper aircrew members begin to settle in at Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, they must also adjust to a new environment which resulted from the Culture and Process Improvement Program.
  • ACC leaders visit Shaw, connect 20th FW to higher missions

    Gen. Mike Holmes, commander of Air Combat Command, and Chief Master Sgt. Frank Batten, command chief of ACC, visited Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, Dec. 12-13.During the visit, the leaders aimed to reinforce the connection between Shaw’s mission and the priorities of ACC and the Air Force, while also addressing concerns of Airmen. Holmes and
  • 20th FW kicks off Red Flag 17-2 at Nellis AFB

    The U.S. Air Force’s two-week premier air-to-air combat training exercise, Red Flag 17-2, began Feb. 27 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, and will conclude March 10.Held multiple times each year on the vast bombing and gunnery ranges of the 2.9 million acre Nevada Test and Training Range, Red Flag is a realistic combat training exercise involving
  • New $57 million medical facility cares for military community

    Air Force leaders and community members attended the new 20th Medical Group clinic ribbon cutting ceremony, Feb. 24.Approximately 100 individuals attended, including Lt. Gen. (Dr.) Mark Ediger, Air Force surgeon general, and Brig. Gen. (Dr.) Sean Murphy, Air Combat Command surgeon general.The new $57 million medical facility, in conjunction with
  • AF selects Shaw AFB as the preferred location to host a new RPA unit

    The Air Force has selected Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, as the preferred location to base a new MQ-9 Reaper group, including mission control elements.
  • SEAD proves vital piece to Red Flag puzzle

    It takes numerous pieces of all shapes and sizes to complete the puzzle of an Air Tasking Order during Red Flag at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. One such piece to the puzzle would be suppression of enemy air defenses which has been around since the days of the Wild Weasels. “The suppression of enemy air defenses means eliminating, avoiding, and
  • Red Flag 16-4: challenge issued, challenge accepted

    The 55th Fighter Squadron, Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, brought a ”Shawesome” addition to an exercise Air Expeditionary Wing during Red Flag 16-4 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Aug. 15, 2016.  Red Flag 16-4 is scheduled to launch two missions Monday through Friday and will conclude Aug. 26th. The first Red Flag took place more than 40
  • Another year older

    The 20th Fighter Wing, established July 28, 1947, carved another notch in its belt of existence with the arrival of its 69th birthday at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., July 28, 2016.According to the Air Force Historical Research Agency prior to the U.S. Air Force being established on 18 September 1947, the 20th FW was born during a time when wings were