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  • Learning shot by shot with 20th SFS

    As Airmen steady their breathing, the smell of gunpowder filling their nostrils, they gently squeeze the trigger and brace themselves for a jolt from the stock.
  • E&E flips the switch

    The 20th Component Maintenance Squadron electrical and engineering section is responsible for ensuring F-16CM Fighting Falcon systems are functioning properly.
  • Load crews face off in quarterly competition

    Weapons load crew members from the 20th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron faced off in an F-16CM Fighting Falcon munitions loading competition at Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, Jan. 12.
  • Honoring Martin Luther King Jr. Day

    Martin Luther King Jr. was a Baptist minister, activist and a prominent figure during the American Civil Rights Movement. King gave his famous “I Have a Dream” speech to thousands of listeners on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, and brought attention to the growing Civil Rights Movement.
  • Air Force saves Airmen time, no longer requires first year evaluations

    Air Force officials announced Jan. 4, 2018, Enlisted Performance Reports are no longer required for regular Air Force Airmen in the grade of airman first class and below with less than 36 months’ Time-In-Service or Air Reserve Component Airmen below the grade of senior airman.
  • Inspection team keeps aircraft flying

    The 20th EMS inspection team tests aircraft temperature sensors, computer systems and wing integrity to keep the jets flying safely.
  • Arbor Day celebrated at Shaw

    Since the first Arbor Day celebration was held in 1872 in Nebraska City, Nebraska, the idea of celebrating tree planting as a means to improve the environment has spread to all 50 states.
  • Mental Health Flight supports Team Shaw

    Tucked in the corner of the 20th Medical Group is the 20th MDG mental health flight. Team Shaw members entering the office are greeted by a staff of Airmen ready to assist them.
  • Shaw crowns flag football champions

    A faint buzzing emits from the lights over the football field at Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina. Players and spectators wearing warm sweaters, ABU’s and athletic apparel filter to the side of the field for the deciding night of the Shaw flag football season, Dec. 1.
  • 20th LRS equips the mission

    A sea of cardboard, the shuffle of boxes placed on racks of metal and the repetitive beep of a forklift greets those entering the 20th Logistics Readiness Squadron cargo warehouse at Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina.