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  • Innovative bidding process speeds up construction contracts

    The 20th Contracting Squadron hosted a Multiple Award Contract Contracts Bid Opening, Dec. 6. Contractors used an acquisition strategy for a MACC for the first time called Invitation for Bids which requires the government to conduct a public bid opening. The bid opening increased the lead time for awarding construction contracts and lower competitive pricing making tomorrow’s Air Force faster and smarter.
  • Just be there

    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 in my life when I initially heard them at my first duty station.
  • Airmen, Soldiers fuel mission together

    Soldiers from the 705th Transport Company, 318th Battalion, delivered fuel for 20th Fighter Wing aircraft at Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina July 26, 2019.
  • Physical therapy technicians rehabilitate Weasels

    After an injury, military members have to face potential stressors like what to do about their physical training test, how to accomplish tasks at work without hurting themselves further, as well as how to recover and prevent further injury. Physical therapy technicians assigned to the 20th Medical Operations Squadron are always ready to help rehabilitate Team Shaw members who are physically hurt.
  • Cleaning up Shaw’s water

    The 20th Civil Engineer Squadron has teamed up with many partners to initiate the use of an Enhanced Environmental Cleanup Technology, BOS 100® Treatment Barrier to solve a contaminant issue dating back to an incident on base in the 1960s.
  • MQ-1B, MQ-9 flight hours hit 4 million

    The MQ-1B Predator and MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted aircraft reached a historic flight hour milestone March 1.
  • A child’s home away from home – Part 2

    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 which promotes the physical, social, emotional and intellectual development of young children, but to also provide diverse, nutritional meals to help boost their development in every aspect.
  • Airmen behind the lens

    Many people see photos and videos of maintainers working, jets flying and Airmen throughout the Air Force serving their country, but who are the Airmen behind the lens?
  • Finding a purpose

    Everyone goes through hard times throughout their life. Whether it be the death of a loved one, financial issues or an internal struggle, there are ways to get through troubling times.
  • 2018 ACC Meritorious Unit Awards

    The commander of Air Combat Command announced Dec. 6 the ACC units who have earned Air Force Meritorious Unit Awards. Gen. Mike Holmes recognized five units for outstanding heroism in combat as well as outstanding achievement or service in direct support of combat operations.
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