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  • All boxes checked; How SARM personnel uphold the air mission

    Squadron aviation resource management (SARM) personnel are one of the very few enlisted positions assigned to flying squadrons. Keeping everything managed, organized, and uniform ensures smooth flight operations with seamless reports. Anytime you see a jet flying, just know the SARM team made it

  • Emergency at 580 feet

    Staff Sgt. Samuel McLean, 20th Operations Support Squadron Air Traffic Control watch supervisor, was handling a single U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon on approach to Shaw Air Force Base with radar approach control when a phone call leads him to assist a Cessna 550 Citation II civilian pilot who

  • Training the next generation of Air Traffic Controllers

    From organizing and expediting ground to air traffic, to issuing instructions and monitoring aircraft in air space over the ocean off the continental United States, the U.S. Air Force’s Air Traffic Control (ATC) tower and Radar Approach Control (RAPCON) Airmen are trained to the highest of standards

  • Shaw AFB leads the way with MCA course

    The MCA course provided 20th FW Airmen of various ranks from career fields such as maintenance, civil engineering and administrative services, a thorough training in support of the ACE model.