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  • Moving toward preparedness

    September is National Preparedness Month, and this year’s overarching theme, according to www.ready.gov, is “Disasters Don’t Plan Ahead. You Can.” Each week of the month is dedicated to a specific preparedness-based theme, providing service members and their families the skills needed to remain ready for any emergency scenario that could impact
  • 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.
  • Historian preserves 20th FW history

    Throughout its more than 75 year history, Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, has experienced many changes in its mission.
  • 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.
  • 20th FSS MPS named ACC's best

    The 20th Force Support Squadron military personnel section received the Air Combat Command’s 2016 Gerrit D. Foster, Jr. Outstanding Military Personnel Program award.
  • The gift of a lifetime

    Twenty-two people die each day waiting for an organ transplant, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Currently, there are more than 119,000 men, women and children on the national waiting list; every ten minutes another person is added, lengthening the list every year.
  • EOD Airmen tidy up Poinsett

    A Humvee rolls onto the grounds of Poinsett Electronic Combat Range, Wedgefield, South Carolina. Airmen wearing explosive ordnance disposal patches on their shoulders step out of the vehicle.
  • An up-close look at the 20th FW mission

    An Airman crawls in through the hatch of a vehicle and ducks into the darkness below. It is a confined space filled with buttons and knobs, switches and panels, each of them marked by a series of unknown symbols and strange lettering, and it smells like the inside of a military surplus store.Airmen assigned to the 20th Fighter Wing were treated to
  • Tigers take roar downrange

    The 79th Fighter Squadron deployed members to Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan in support of Operation Freedom’s Sentinel during the month of October.
  • Weasel Victory 16-08 tests Airmen on combat capabilities

    The 20th Fighter Wing held operational readiness exercise Weasel Victory 16-08 at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., March 21-23.OREs, held several times annually, serve to help Airmen learn the functions of operating in a deployed environment while the 20th Fighter Wing demonstrates its ability to employ forces under simulated combat conditions, sustain