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  • F-16s burn up runway with hot pits

    Just as race car drivers trust their pit crew to repair their vehicle during a pit stop, pilots trust tactical aircraft maintainers to fuel their aircraft and check for damage during “hot pits” so they can continue flying training missions to hone their skills.
  • Shaw invests in environmental, training missions

    A new Shaw Wildland Support Module building, which will also act as Fire Station 2 for the 20th Civil Engineer Squadron, is currently under construction at Poinsett Electronic Combat Range, near Wedgefield, S.C.
  • Weasel maintainers return from evacuation

    Airmen assigned to the 20th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron returned home from Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, Sept. 13, after nearly 50 20th Fighter Wing pilots returned Sept. 12.
  • Tiger slated to be Thunderbird No. 6

    A small child in a sea of people stands in awe as the Thunderbirds, the U.S. Air Force precision-flying demonstration team, perform overhead. He feels the jet noise as it rumbles in his chest, while watching pilots guide red, white and blue F-16 Fighting Falcons into various maneuvers and formations.
  • Tigers return from Afghanistan

    Airmen assigned to the 20th Fighter Wing were welcomed home by family and friends during homecoming events, May 4-5.
  • Weasels work night shift

    U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Edward O. Santana-Acosta, 20th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron tactical aircraft maintainer, puts on hearing protection before marshalling an F-16CM Fighting Falcon at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., April 13, 2017. Maintainers are required to use personal protective gear and follow technical orders to ensure optimal safety
  • Falcons under arrest

    Airmen from the 20th Civil Engineer Squadron power production flight installed new emergency arresting systems on the flightline at Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, Dec. 3-5.