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  • 79th 'Tigers' take on first-ever Bamboo Eagle

    The U.S. Air Force 79th Fighter and Fighter Generation Squadron “Tigers” forward deployed directly from Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, to March Air Reserve Base, California, to participate in the first iteration of Bamboo Eagle (BE) alongside sister branches and allied nations Jan. 29- Feb. 2, 2024.

  • Total Force teamwork lands MQ-9 Reaper for first time at Shaw

    U.S. Airmen assigned to the 25th Attack Group, here, and 163d Attack Wing, California Air National Guard, landed an MQ-9 Reaper from March Air Reserve Base, California, at Shaw Air Force Base for the first time ever Feb. 14.Airmen assigned to Shaw AFB, Creech AFB, and  March ARB worked jointly to

  • Shaw Airman’s training, quick action saves child’s life and limb

    On the morning of Oct. 10, 2023, U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Prudence Mecha was driving to an appointment in North Charleston when a scene unfolded before her eyes that would change her life forever.“While I was exiting the highway, I noticed the car in front of me—the door opened and it looked

  • MQ-9 Reaper lands at Shaw in historic first

    U.S. Airmen assigned to the 50th Attack Squadron, here, and the 163d Attack Wing, California Air National Guard, conducted a historic first on Feb. 14, by successfully landing an MQ-9 Reaper at Shaw Air Force Base under satellite control.The landing served as a proof of concept, demonstrating the

  • Lighting the way; 20th Civil Engineer Squadron Working With Weasels

    From left, U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Justin Kitten, 20th Civil Engineer Squadron (CES) electrical systems specialist, and Col. Kevin Hicok, 20th Fighter Wing deputy commander, restore a light fixture at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., Jan. 31, 2024. 20th CES Airmen are capable engineers ready to

  • Fifteenth Air Force commander visits Shaw

    U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. Amber Ohnmacht, 20th Medical Group Resource Management flight commander, briefs Maj. Gen. David Lyons, Fifteenth Air Force commander, and members of the 20th Fighter Wing (FW) at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., Jan. 23, 2024. The brief covered medical, resource and referral

  • 79th ‘Tigers’ leave their mark in first-ever Bamboo Eagle

    “The nature of war never changes, but the character of war always does,” said U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. John Klein, U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center commander. “As we look forward, we see the future of warfare includes a multi-domain, disaggregated, high-end conflict and we need to be able to

  • CJCS visits Shaw

    Leadership from Ninth Air Force, United States Army Central Command, and the 20th Fighter Wing salute for the departure of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. CQ Brown Jr. at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., Feb. 9, 2024. Brown visited to speak at a Tuskegee Airmen Monument dedication ceremony