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  • Sumter highway beautification

    Team Shaw members recently came together to beautify one of Sumter, South Carolina’s, many highways. According to, Adopt-A-Highway came to help S.C. Department of Transportation with this important volunteer program. More than 545,000 volunteers removed 62 million pounds of litter

  • Hidden talent: powerlifting

    Many times people go through life never knowing about the incredible talent they may possess. This would be true for Staff Sgt. Allen Plata, 20th Equipment Maintenance Squadron stockpile management crew chief, who may have never known about his powerlifting abilities if it weren’t for joining the

  • Domestic Violence Awareness

    Domestic violence can happen to anyone at any time, but many times it is overlooked or goes unnoticed by others. Team Shaw came together throughout the month of October to support domestic violence survivors and show their respects to those who lost their lives to domestic violence.

  • Innovation at its finest

    The Air Force looks to its Airmen to be innovative in order to save time and money. Staff Sgt. Justin Tankersley, 20th Maintenance Group weapons lead crew chief, created a new tool for F-16 Fighting Falcons.

  • Salty Weasel prepares EOD Airmen

    The team stepped off the UH-60 Black Hawk under the blazing South Carolina sun. Their gear had been tested, their muscles fatigued, but with grins on their faces the 20th Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal teams triumphantly returned to Shaw.

  • Firefighters keep training current

    Sweat drips down their faces in the 90 degree, humid, South Carolina weather as they carry hundreds of pounds of equipment on their backs while training to save lives. Team Shaw’s 20th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighters perform intensive training in order to stay proficient on procedures and

  • One team, one fight: feature II

    With all the training and preparation F-16CM Fighting Falcons and their pilots have to go through, someone has to track the status and data required for a pilot to safely “step” out of the door and onto the flight line.

  • Barbers keep Airmen looking sharp

    Barbers provide their services to keep Team Shaw Airmen looking sharp and within Air Force regulations while in uniform as well as their families at Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina.

  • 20th CPTS keeps money coming

    The 20th Comptroller Squadron financial analysis section builds the budget for the 20th Fighter Wing, funding projects and operations around the base as well as supporting U.S. Air Forces Central Command.