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  • Protecting personally identifiable information

    Couples often celebrate the birth of their child by sharing the heartfelt moment with friends and family on social media. While the family is rejoicing, it does not take long for a criminal to track down the newborn’s social security number with the information posted online. Several months later, the parents receive a notice in the mail saying their child owes several thousand dollars in debt, said Jeff Gordy, 20th Communication Squadron wing privacy act manager, describing a common mistake individuals make regarding personally identifiable information.
  • Gamblers demonstrate F-16 mission

    The 77th FS Gamblers hosted a career day for two youth groups at Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, and a range day at Poinsett Electronic Combat Range, near Wedgefield, for the families of 20th Fighter Wing members, Sept. 22.
  • Shaw, Fairchild Airmen fuel the fight

    A group of F-16CM Fighting Falcons take off from the foggy flightline at Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina. They soar above the clouds and into the airspace over the Atlantic Ocean, heading east until they can no longer see the land behind them. Despite the meticulous checklists run on aircraft before they take flight, the jets are running low on fuel after being airborne for less than an hour.
  • Civilians take the oath

    Just as service members around the country have raised their right hands and taken the oath to “support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic,” so have the civilians who work alongside them.
  • Taking the 'roar' downrange

    The 79th Fighter Squadron deployed members to Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan in support of Operation Freedom’s Sentinel during the month of October.
  • Keeping ahead of Hurricane Matthew

    The whole country watched with bated breath as the threat of Hurricane Matthew loomed ever closer.
  • Shaw celebrates workplace diversity

    October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), which has celebrated the many and varied contributions made to the U.S. by workers with disabilities since its inception in 1945.
  • 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