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  • The beginning of Black History Month

    Black history is American history in itself; the beginning of black history month dates back to 1915. According to David Dollman, 20th Fighter Wing historian, African American history began upon the first arrival of enslaved people from West Africa in the 16th century and from then on have been influencing history through life, culture, inventions and so much more.
  • History, achievements of Tuskegee Airman and the “Shaw Fourteen” Airmen celebrated

    “The privileges of being an American belong to those brave enough to fight for them,” said U.S. Air Force Gen. (Ret.) Benjamin O. Davis, commander of the first all-black air unit, the Tuskegee Airmen in 1942. More than twenty years later in 1963, Col. (Ret.) James Randall, another Tuskegee Airman, led 13 African American Airmen assigned to Shaw, and fought local segregation laws in their local school districts.
  • 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?
  • “Tigers” roar through Red Flag 19-1

    U.S. Airmen assigned to the 79th Fighter Squadron and 20th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, 79th Aircraft Maintenance Unit, are participating in Exercise Red Flag 19-1 from Jan. 26 – Feb. 15. The goal of Red Flag is to prepare Air Force, Joint, and Coalition pilots, aircrews and operators to fight against peer-level adversaries in any combat environment. Throughout the 3-week exercise, the Air Force’s five core functions are integrated. The functions are: intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, command and control, superiority, strike, and personal recovery and mobility.
  • 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.
  • NDI stays mission ready

    Team Shaw members are always ready to employ and sustain combat ready suppression of enemy air defense, F-16 Fighting Falcons and develop combat ready Airmen to win our nation’s wars.
  • Base tour unites Team Shaw and community

    Team Shaw Airmen opened its gates to Sumter, S.C. middle school students with the goal of opening their eyes to the daily work lives of Airmen serving in a variety of career fields across the Air Force, Jan. 11.
  • Load crew completes monthly qualification

    U.S. Airmen assigned to the 20th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, 79th Aircraft Maintenance Unit, participated in a monthly munition qualification, Jan. 10.The qualification provides load crews with a means to train on numerous munitions and remain proficient in their craft. These loads are used as a way to practice and strengthen skills, said
  • ‘Don’t worry, be happy’

    There are a variety of occasions in life which can bring to mind the sense we may be a part of something larger and really lead us to take a long hard look at our values, giving us the chance to step back and look at our lives from a different perspective.
  • PMEL putting in work

    Many career fields within maintenance focus on a specific piece of equipment or machinery, but for the 20th Component Maintenance Squadron precision measurement equipment laboratory this is not the case.
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