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F-16CM Fighting Falcons are multi-role fighter aircraft used by 20th Fighter Wing pilots assigned at Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina. Wild Weasels train for next fight
As Air Force pilots navigate hostile skies at break-neck speeds overseas, they must rely on their past experiences and home station training to fight opposing forces and survive.
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U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Darricka Sides, 20th Operations Support Squadron (OSS) airfield systems technician, adjusts a radio receiver for audio cut-off levels at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., Oct. 4, 2017. Airfield systems Airmen prepare for AFSC merge
Airmen assigned to the 20th Operations Support Squadron are getting ahead of the curve by preparing for an Air Force Specialty Code merger scheduled for March 2018.
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U.S. Airmen assigned to the 20th Fighter Wing move an ambulance during a Warrior Day at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., Sept. 29, 2017. Warrior Airmen compete
The 20th Medical Group hosted a quarterly Warrior Day for 20th Fighter Wing Airmen, Sept. 29.
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SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C. -- Airmen salute on Sept. 11, 2009, during the playing of Taps as they mark the anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks eight years ago. Airmen and civilians gathered to pay tribute to the lives lost in those attacks and since then in the global war on terror. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Matt Davis) Always remember
This week’s Flashback Friday is a reminder of one of the most haunting tragedies in U.S. history.
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Veterans traveled from across the country for the Shooter Centennial Celebration, which honored the unit’s 100 years of service Shooters ‘roll’ past centennial
The 55th Fighter Squadron, “Shooters,” hosted the Shooter Centennial Celebration Aug. 24-25, which included a reunion banquet, dedication ceremony and alumni tour.
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The 30th Medical Group provided some background information and safety tips for Team V members. Here are five things for Airmen and families to know for a safe viewing experience: Solar Eclipse Safety Tips
A total solar eclipse that will be visible across North America from coast to coast for the first time in 38 years is slated to occur, Aug. 21. The rare phenomenon when the sun, moon and Earth perfectly align is predicted to be the most viewed eclipse ever. As of this writing, the best viewing spots for base residents may be south toward Santa
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U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Joel Johnson, 20th Force Support Squadron relocations technician, checks a mobility folder to verify an Airman’s qualification to deploy during Phase I operational readiness exercise Weasel Victory 17-08 at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., Aug. 3, 2017. The exercise tested the ability of 20th Fighter Wing Airmen to deploy quickly and effectively during contingency operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kathryn R.C. Reaves) Airmen test readiness with Weasel Victory 17-08
Airmen assigned to the 20th Fighter Wing participated in Phase I operational readiness exercise Weasel Victory 17-08, Aug. 2 to 4.
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U.S. Air Force Cadet 2nd Class Michael Triner, U.S. Air Force Academy cadet, hangs in a harness while others watch a display at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., June 12, 2017. Triner and other cadets participated in hanging harness training using a virtual reality headset to learn how to safely navigate a parachute during their visit as part of the Operation Air Force program. (U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Kathryn R.C. Reaves) Shaw hosts cadets for Operation Air Force
U.S. Air Force Academy cadets are visiting Team Shaw as part of the Operation Air Force program, June 6 to 21.
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U.S. Air Force Capt. (Dr.) Eva Chatman, 20th Medical Group family health physician, center, stands with others during her deployment at an undisclosed location in Africa circa 2016. During the deployment, Chatman was responsible for the care of approximately 250 service members and federal employees. (Courtesy photo) 20th MDG physician connects to mission
While every Airman has a role to play in the Air Force mission, some may not see their job’s true impact when they first enter the service.
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A U.S. Airman assigned to the 20th Fighter Wing performs a low-crawl during a 20th Security Forces Squadron (SFS) Combat Challenge at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C. March 24, 2017. During the low-crawl portion of the challenge, 20th SFS Airmen used smoke bombs to disorient participants’ senses and increase the difficulty of the course. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christopher Maldonado) Airmen endure 20th SFS combat scenarios
As 20th Fighter Wing Airmen from varying career fields approach a series of obstacle courses, they gather around 20th Security Forces Squadron Airmen, known as defenders, and prepare themselves for a morning intended to test their mind, body and spirit, March 24.
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