News Search

  • 20 CES preserves Native American history

    On Aug. 3, 1990, President George H.W. Bush proclaimed the month of November as National American Indian Heritage Month. However at Shaw Air Force Base, preserving Native American history and culture is a year-round mission.
  • Make 2019 enrollment choices today: Open Season underway

    TRICARE Open Season and Federal Benefits Open Season are underway. You now have until Dec. 10, 2018 to enroll in a new plan or change your enrollment between plans. The choice you make will take effect Jan. 1, 2019 and will remain in effect through all of 2019.
  • Finance: making life easier

    Every single Air Force member must take a trip to finance at least one time in their military career. This can mean unpredictable wait times which can cause inconvenience for many. The 20th Comptroller Squadron finance office has come up with a solution to decrease wait time and get military members and their families processed faster.
  • Falcons undergo facelift

    Upon entering a room lined with panels and LED lights, described solely as something out of a science fiction movie, people in polar white suits are ready to re-skin a new beast.
  • Thanksgiving fire safety message

    Thanksgiving is a time families gather and reflect on the things they are thankful for. But for some families, this season of reflection may come with dangers. According to the National Fire Prevention Association, Thanksgiving is the highest reported day for home cooking fires with more than 1,700 fires since 2015. These fires are primarily caused
  • Soaring through a legacy of aviation

    Many military members serve their country in an attempt to better themselves or carry on a family legacy, but few Airmen have as many and as impressive aviation milestones to aspire to as retired Chief Master Sgt. Kevin Foulois, great-nephew of the late retired Maj. Gen. Benjamin Foulois.
  • Shaw superintendent course

    Non-commissioned officers and senior non-commissioned officers recently gathered to attend a superintendent course Oct. 29 – Nov. 1. During the course, students received briefings from various members of the base showing them all of the resources available to them and their Airmen.
  • 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 Air Force.
  • 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.
  • Shaw-nted Housing

    Costumes, candy, Halloween parties and trick or treating are common ways to celebrate All Hallows Eve. Another way some choose to take part in is by going to a “haunted house.”