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  • 20th EMS exercises contingency breakout procedures

    The 20th Equipment Maintenance Squadron (EMS) precision guided munitions (PGM) Airmen exercised contingency breakout procedures on live munitions at Shaw Air Force Base, June 27, 2023. The contingency breakout exercise simulated a rapid response force generation scenario to strengthen the Agile

  • 20th FW performs mission-critical F-16 modernization

    The summer of 1978 meets the spring of 2023 as 45 years of progress and modernization to the F-16 Fighting Falcon airframe continues in the form of ongoing mission-critical upgrades to the 20th Fighter Wing’s (FW) fleet here in line with the U.S. Air Force’s Service Life Extension Program (SLEP).

  • 20th SFS innovates with effects-based posting

    The 20th Security Forces Squadron (SFS) is currently trialing effects-based posting, an innovative new system of posting SFS defenders here to maximize efficiency while maintaining effective security protocols in an effort to creatively use time and manpower to benefit Shaw’s SFS defenders as well

  • Shaw performs as core wing during Red Flag-Nellis 23-2

    The 20th Fighter Wing (FW) recently deployed to participate in Red Flag-Nellis (RF-N) 23-2, marking the wing's first deployment there since 2021. This iteration of RF-N 23-2 enabled the 20th FW’s more inexperienced combat aviators to have outstanding training opportunities, all while allied partners

  • Shaw welcomes new honorary commanders, refreshes program

    Team Shaw senior leadership welcomed local leaders as the base’s newest honorary commanders to join a valued, long-standing union between civilians and service members. The purpose of the honorary commander program is to increase public awareness and understanding of Shaw’s mission, policies and