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  • Shaw celebrates freedom

    The 20th Force Support Squadron hosted the annual Freedom Bash, June 29.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Test cell Airmen ready engines for launch

    A vast array of colors ranging from reds and oranges to purples and blues are released from the afterburner of a Shaw F-16 Viper engine in a 15-foot pulse. Meanwhile, the engine sends readings to the Airmen testing, telling them how much power it’s exerting.
  • ‘Toro’ grabs Viper Demo by horns

    Gen. Mike Holmes, commander of Air Combat Command, certified Maj. Garret “Toro” Schmitz as a demonstration team pilot following an aerial performance, May 16.
  • From raceway to runway

    Airmen assigned to the 20th Fighter Wing and Air Combat Command F-16 Viper Demonstration Team hosted Conor Daly, Air Force Honda race car driver, and Townsend Bell, sports commentator and professional race car driver, April 15-16.
  • Victim advocates are here for you

    Flashbacks of a living nightmare haunt an Airman in the middle of the night. The face of the person who defiled them is burned into their mind. This Airman is not alone. When an Airman is assaulted, representatives of the Air Force’s Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Victim Advocacy program are available to assist 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Team Shaw’s 17 victim advocates know all too well the hurt people go through after an assault and spread the word about the SAPR program every way they can.
  • Spring into action with spring cleaning

    Blossoming flowers of pink, yellow and white fill newly green trees and fields as the sun rises on a crisp morning. A cool breeze carries little petals and pollen as far as the eye can see. For many people, pollen can be considered a nuisance due to allergies. While no one can control the amount of pollen outdoors, it is possible to replace heating, ventilation and air conditioning filters to breathe cleaner air indoors.
  • The Top 3 Mindset

    Recently I was a panel member when an noncommissioned officer asked me the following question, “What advice do you have on how to accomplish what feels like an increasing number of taskers and requirements being asked of us and my Airmen on a daily basis?”
  • Cleaning up Shaw’s water

    The 20th Civil Engineer Squadron has teamed up with many partners to initiate the use of an Enhanced Environmental Cleanup Technology, BOS 100® Treatment Barrier to solve a contaminant issue dating back to an incident on base in the 1960s.
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