SHAW AFB

Shaw hosts Operation Palmetto Employment

Story by SrA Christopher Maldonado on 03/13/2019 Team Shaw participated in an Operation Palmetto Employment event, March 12. OPE, which occurs annually, is a mass briefing designed to provide local business leaders, Army and Air National Guard as well as reserve members with the opportunity to speak with active duty
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Apps for info

Story by A1C Isabella Graham on 03/11/2019 Technology has become one of the most popular ways for finding information quickly and easily. In order to help base patrons find information in the palm of their hand Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina introduced an app February 2018, and a new
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U.S. Army Central Welcomes New Commander

Story by SSG Matthew Britton on 03/08/2019 SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C. United States Army Central (USARCENT) held a change of command ceremony March 8, 2019 at Lucky Park outside of the command's headquarters on Shaw Air Force Base. Lt. Gen. Michael X. Garrett relinquished command to Lt. Gen. Terry
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A child's home away from home Part 2

Story by SrA Ashley Maldonado-Suarez on 03/08/2019 In-depth interviews, background checks and extensive training is only the beginning of what goes into the detailed care the 20th Force Support Squadron Child Development Center offers for each enrolled child. The CDC strives not only to provide a safe and nurturing environment
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5th CCG provides comm support for Ninth AF-certifying exercise

Story by TSgt Amanda Dick on 03/06/2019 More than 30 Airmen with the 5th Combat Communications Group provided the Flexible Communication Package during Mission Readiness Exercise (MRX) 19-12, at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., Dec. 10-14. The FCP provides a scalable and flexible communications solution to a range of military
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A child's home away from home Part 1

Story by SrA Ashley Maldonado-Suarez on 03/06/2019 Dropping off a child at daycare can be bittersweet, but knowing the child is safe and well taken care of while at work can be comforting. The 20th Force Support Squadron Child Development Center mission is to assist Department of Defense military and
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Deployment Is Contract Specialist's Path to Gatekeeping

Story by Randy Martin on 03/06/2019 CAMP AS SAYLIYAH, Qatar A Department of the Army civilian with the 408th Contracting Support Brigade, U.S. Army Contracting Command at Shaw Air Force Base in Sumter, S.C. deployed to Erbil, Iraq in 2017 so that she could train and mentor soldiers to be
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USARCENT Celebrates Black History Month with Observance and Guest Speakers

Story by SSG Matthew Britton on 03/04/2019 SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C. United States Army Central (USARCENT) held an observance to highlight and celebrate Black History Month at the command's headquarters, Patton Hall, Feb. 13. The command welcomed guest speaker, Mrs. Brenda C. Murphy, president of the South Carolina's state
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Joint Effort Helps Destroy Unserviceable Ammunition

Story by SGT Zachary Mott on 03/01/2019 UDAIRI RANGE, Kuwait (Feb. 27, 2019) A bright, orange rose blossomed as 6,800 pounds of unserviceable ammunition was destroyed through a controlled detonation in Kuwait's Udairi Range complex, Feb. 27, 2019. Service members from six different units and two services joined together to
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USARCENT Hosts Operation Spartan Shield Community of Excellence Forum

Story by SSG Matthew Britton on 02/13/2019 SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C. United States Army Central hosted an open forum Feb. 5-6, 2019, at Patton Hall, welcoming U.S. Army Reserve and National Guardsmen who have troops serving in Central Command's area of responsibility. "Operation Spartan Shield Community of Excellence i
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2503rd Digital Liaison Detachment Conducts CPX

Story by SSG Matthew Britton on 02/12/2019 McCRADY TRAINING CENTER, S.C. Soldiers assigned to the 2503rd Digital Liaison Detachment, U.S. Army Central, took part in a Command Post Exercise alongside South Carolina National Guard and Army Reserves Feb. 8-10, 2019. A DLD bridges the gap between U.S. and host natio
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