SHAW AFB

Shaw celebrates freedom

Story by SrA Kathryn Reaves on 07/10/2019 The 20th Force Support Squadron hosted the annual Freedom Bash, June 29. The event offered thousands of Team Shaw members food and entertainment, including a free concert featuring Chase Bryant and Leslie Tom, before a fireworks display finale. The festivities, which were a
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U.S. Army's Area Support Group Qatar Changes Command

Story by Randy Martin on 06/26/2019 U.S. military service members from throughout Area Support Group-Qatar along with U.S. government and Qatari military officials bade farewell to one, while welcoming that unit's, newest brigade commander during a traditional change of command ceremony at Camp As Sayliyah on June 24, 2019. Col.
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Finance team eases Airmen's minds on monetary issues

Story by TSgt Jocelyn Ford on 06/22/2019 The 380th Air Expeditionary Wing hosts a finance team of five Airmen who came together from five different states, and are here taking care of the base in all financial capacities. The team met during their finance-specific, pre-deployment training at Shaw Air Force
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Behind Bioenvironmental suits

Story by A1C Kaitlyn Brewer on 06/21/2019 Giant orange suits march rhythmically with oxygen tanks and clipboards in hand while waving chemical detection equipment over a spill as they arrive on-scene. At the same time, the water murmurs as it falls into a small test tube held by an Airma
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Ninth AF change of command highlights joint capabilities

Story by TSgt Amanda Dick on 06/14/2019 U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Chad P. Franks took command of Ninth Air Force June 13 from Maj. Gen. Scott J. Zobrist during a change of command ceremony. Gen. Mike Holmes, commander of Air Combat Command, presided over the ceremony. "In the past
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Deployable Instrument Landing System coming to Shaw

Story by A1C Kaitlyn Brewer on 06/06/2019 Team Shaw contractors broke ground on a runway renovation project to replace aircraft arresting cables with MB-100 textile brake system, aircraft arresting barriers; to be followed up by an Instrument Landing System construction, scheduled Oct. 1. The current arresting cables span the runway
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HICTS heat up Shaw's efficiency

Story by A1C Kaitlyn Brewer on 06/06/2019 A load crew with the 20th Maintenance Group weapons standardization flight, performed a Hot Integrated Combat Turnaround for the first time at Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, May 15. While HICTs were more common over a decade ago, all Air Combat Command
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Army Corps environmental pioneer Zebrowski retires

Story by William Farrow on 06/05/2019 HUNTSVILLE< ala.--="" as="" the="" nation's="" environmental="" engineer,="" the="" u.s.="" army="" corps="" of="" engineers="" manages="" one="" of="" the="" largest="" federal="" missions.=""> For the last 27 years, a civil engineer dedicated her career to focus on efforts that ensure the Corps provides totally integrated, sustainable environmental
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Technology, AFWERX, helping SF Academy graduates become more lethal, ready

Story by Daniel Hawkins on 06/03/2019 JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas Recognizing the pace of change is accelerating, the Security Forces Academy here has taken full advantage of an opportunity to help field tomorrow's Air Force faster and smarter by adding innovative technology into its apprentice course to help produce
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Grissom celebrates 50th Annivesary of renaming

Story by Douglas Hays on 06/02/2019 Grissom celebrates its Golden Anniversary May 12 marking its 50th Anniversary renaming of the base from Bunker Hill Air Force Base to what was Grissom Air Force Base. The Hoosier base was renamed on May 12, 1968 after Lt. Col. Virgil Gus' Grissom, a
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Green Belt class aims to bring innovation to the workplace

Story by SrA Jeffrey Withrow on 06/02/2019 Grissom is making innovative strides in process improvement with the introduction of Green Belt training. The 434th Air Refueling Wing held its first Green Belt class recently. The five-day course, taught by Maj. Melissa Ova, 434th ARW process manager, centers around teaching multiple
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