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  • MQ-9 Reaper Airmen arrive at Shaw

    MQ-9 Reaper support Airmen recently began arriving at Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, in line with Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson’s Jan. 10 announcement that the base will be home to a new MQ-9 group.
  • CBRNE prepares Airmen to deploy

    Team Moody Airmen participated in a chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear defense (CBRNE) class, Feb. 1, here. The class was geared towards better preparing the Airmen to combat an enemy attack while also familiarizing them with their mission-oriented protective posture (MOPP) gear.
  • Airman opens door for innovation

    Innovative Airmen allow the Air Force to bring the future faster, and one master sergeant is trying to revamp the way rocket propellant is cleaned off the flightline. Master Sgt. Terri Adams, 23d Civil Engineer Squadron emergency management section chief, won the Air Combat Command’s level of the Air Force Spark Tank competition.
  • 723d AMXS wraps up HH-60 depot maintenance

    From 16-25 Jan., Airmen from the 723d AMXS performed 216 hours of maintenance on an HH-60 after it returned to Moody following 350 days of depot maintenance at Naval Air Station (NAS) Jacksonville. While at NAS Jacksonville, the HH-60 underwent a complete structural overhaul where it received new internal and external components along with repairs and updated programming.
  • 820th BDG prepares for future

    A convoy is ambushed downrange. The gunner attempts to return fire, but mid-burst, it jams. Thinking back to the class he took to qualify on the weapon, he quickly performs the immediate actions needed to continue firing the weapon and protect the convoy. This is the expertise the Combat Arms Training and Maintenance (CATM) instructors assigned to the 820th Combat Operations Squadron are responsible for instilling in every Airman in the 820th Base Defense Group.
  • Black History Month: Shaw Airmen make history

    February is Black History Month, which was first observed in the United States in 1976 to honor the accomplishments of black Americans.
  • Winning with weather warnings

    A troop of 17 Airmen at Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, ensures every Team Shaw member is aware of inclement weather, such as high winds, snow, tornadoes and hurricanes.
  • Warfighters return to loved ones

    During the seven-month deployment the 74th Fighter Squadron flew more than 1,700 sorties, employed weapons over 4,400 times, destroyed 2,300 targets and killed 2,800 insurgents.
  • Defenders blast through Weapons Week

    Release the trigger, pull the bolt to the rear, wait for brass or a link to fall out and continue firing. Those are the immediate actions Combat Arms Training and Maintenance (CATM) instructors taught 824th Base Defense Squadron (BDS) Airmen during Weapons Week at Camp Blanding Joint Training Center, Fla.
  • Shaw electrical, engineering flips switch to start aircraft engines

    The 20th Component Maintenance Squadron electrical and engineering section is responsible for ensuring F-16CM Fighting Falcon systems are functioning properly.