SHAW AFB NEWS

EOD Airmen maintain readiness

Story by SrA Christopher Maldonado on 09/23/2019 U.S. Airmen assigned to the 20th Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal flight participated in exercise Salty Weasel at McCrady Army National Guard Base Training Center near Columbia, South Carolina, Sept. 16 20. The exercise provided EOD Airmen with the opportunity to trai
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U.S. Army Central Welcomes New Command Sergeant Major

Story by SSG Matthew Britton on 09/17/2019 SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C. United States Army Central (USARCENT / Third Army) held an Assumption of Responsibility ceremony Sep. 17, 2019 at the command's headquarters on Shaw Air Force Base. Command Sgt. Maj. Brian Hester assumed the role as senior enlisted advisor
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Just be there

Story by SrA Ashley Maldonado-Suarez on 09/17/2019 Ask. Care. Escort. These are the instructions military members are given when they suspect someone has suicidal ideations. The military stresses the importance of the wingman concept and being there for each other. I did not realize how pertinent those concepts would be
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South Carolina National Guard supports Eager Lion 2019

Story by SPC Chelsea Baker on 09/17/2019 AMMAN, Jordan - U.S. Army National Guard Soldiers with the South Carolina National Guard worked as the Combined Forces Headquarters (CFHQ) in the Higher Control (HICON) in support of Eager Lion, August - September 2019 in Amman, Jordan. Exercise Eager Lion allows partner
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U.S. Army Central remembers 9/11

Story by SSG Matthew Britton on 09/12/2019 By Staff Sgt. Matt Britton USARCENT Public Affairs SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C. "I was in Gastonia, North Carolina. I really couldn't believe what I was seeing," said a United States Army Central Patriot Day observer. "I was at 40th and Park, two
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Return of the jets

Shaw Air Force Base welcomed home over 50 F-16's from Barksdale AFB, Louisiana, Sept. 6, 2019, after being evacuated for Hurricane Dorian. While the base sustained little to no damage, the Hurricane Evacuation proved that the 20th Fighter Wing can prepare and employ forces on a quick timeline, ensuring the
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Return of the Jets

Shaw Air Force Base welcomed home over 50 F-16's from Barksdale AFB, Louisiana, Sept. 6, 2019, after being evacuated for Hurricane Dorian. While the base sustained little to no damage, the Hurricane Evacuation proved that the 20th Fighter Wing can prepare and employ forces on a quick timeline, ensuring the
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Defenders fetch fur-ever homes

Story by A1C Kaitlyn Brewer on 09/06/2019 SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C.In the early morning, squirrels and stray cats tease fenced-in shelter dogs by running by the fence perimeter. Looking past their confined space, the dogs see friendly faces emerge from inside with piles of dog food and toys tucked
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Team Shaw prepares for Hurricane Dorian

Story by SSgt William Banton on 09/04/2019 More than 50 F-16 Vipers from the 20th Fighter Wing evacuated to Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, to ensure their protection from Hurricane Dorian's possible destructive winds, Sept 4. "Our truly amazing Airmen worked diligently for the past few days to finish prepping
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Team Shaw prepares for Hurricane Dorian

Story by SSgt William Banton on 09/04/2019 More than 50 F-16 Vipers from the 20th Fighter Wing evacuated to Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, to ensure their protection from Hurricane Dorian's possible destructive winds, Sept 4. "Our truly amazing Airmen worked diligently for the past few days to finish prepping
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Shaw leaders put feedback into action

Story by SrA Ashley Maldonado-Suarez on 08/28/2019 On Aug. 21, Capt. Emilee Senn, 337th Recruiting Squadron operations flight commander, was bringing her child to the 20th Force Support Squadron Child Development Center. It was then she recognized how much people were worrying about rendering salutes and ensuring their hat wa
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