SHAW AFB

20th FSS car giveaway ends

Story by SrA Ashley Maldonado-Suarez on 02/01/2019 The 20th Force Support Squadron Smile Campaign team hosted a money and car giveaway Jan. 1 31, and the winner of the car was announced on the last day. The 20th FSS mission is to generate smiles, and one way they accomplish their
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Mission success by metals tech

Story by SrA Ashley Maldonado-Suarez on 01/31/2019 Sparks fly as a 20th Equipment Maintenance Squadron aircraft metals technology Airman welds a metal rod that will be used to create a toolbox. Not only do these Airmen work on aircraft parts, but they also support the 20th Civil Engineer Squadron and
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F-16 VDT announces new pilot

Story by SrA Kathryn Reaves on 01/29/2019 Gen. Mike Holmes, commander of Air Combat Command, certified the new F-16 Viper Demonstration Team pilot and commander ahead of the 2019 season, Jan. 29. Capt. Zoe "SiS" Kotnik is the Air Force's first female single-ship aerial demonstration pilot and has over 1,000
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Rosaries are memories

Story by A1C Kaitlyn Brewer on 01/25/2019 SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C. In a hot, dark room with all the windows sealed inside a rickety building in Belize, an optometrist sweats and struggles to move around in a sticky Airman Battle Uniform as he performs eye exams on local citize
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Sharing the fight: married couple deploys together

Story by SrA Kaylee Dubois on 01/21/2019 The military lifestyle can be stressful for families, and a family member deploying can add to that stress. But in rare cases, deployments don't necessarily mean being apart. Dual-military couple Staff Sgt. Hannah McCoy and Senior Airman William McCoy were able to share
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AGE supports mission from ground

Story by SrA Ashley Maldonado-Suarez on 01/18/2019 The 20th Equipment Maintenance Squadron aerospace ground equipment flight maintains more than 500 pieces of equipment used on the flightline to troubleshoot jets and other mechanical units used around the base. These Airmen work on F-16CM Fighting Falcon engines and air compressors a
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Growing up military

Story by SrA Ashley Maldonado-Suarez on 01/17/2019 A bright yellow dandelion bends and dances in the breeze on a warm, spring afternoon. Suddenly, it's plucked from the ground by a small hand. The hand of a child. After gleefully running toward their parents, bestows their treasure upon them. Smiling at
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Team Shaw's pearly whites

Story by SrA Ashley Maldonado-Suarez on 01/15/2019 Ensuring the dental health of more than 7,600 military members is no walk in the park, but is accomplished daily by 43 Airmen. The Airmen of the 20th Dental Squadron ensure Airmen are deployable by optimizing dental readiness through safe, quality care. "We
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Civil engineer recognized for Tyndall aid

Story by SrA Christopher Maldonado on 01/11/2019 Following the aftermath of Hurricane Michael in early October, service members and their loved one stationed at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, are continuing to recover from the effects. In an effort to assist in a timely and efficient manner, 17 service member
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West Virginia Air Guard bids farewell to former State Command Chief

Story by Capt. Holli Nelson on 01/07/2019 Airmen of the West Virginia Air National Guard bid farewell to former West Virginia State Command Chief, Chief Master Sgt. Fred Turner, Jr. during a formal retirement ceremony held Jan. 5, 2019, at McLaughlin Air National Guard Base in Charleston. Brig. Gen. Paige
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Grissom Fire meets stakeholders with improvements in mind

Story by Douglas Hays on 01/06/2019 The best never rest is often used in sporting terms, but also applies to firefighters in the Grissom Fire Department. Grissom's fire department was accredited through the Commission on Fire Accreditation International in 2016, becoming just one of 26 Air Force fire departments to
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