Lieutenant Colonel Jacqueline Crum, Civil Engineer, discusses the operational mission being the war on terrorism. With over 7,000 employees, a payroll of $230 million, and 35,000 acres, plus a 12,500-acre bombing range, there is a lot to manage at Shaw Air Force Base. The civil engineers take care of the facilities and the underground infrastructure, including maintenance and repairs, emergency management, budget, housing and military construction. Some of their buildings are LEED-certified.
- This indicator was designed to promote inquiry into military and economic policies during World War II, to include the significance of military bases in South Carolina. This indicator was also developed to foster inquiry into postwar economic developments and demographic changes, to include the immigration of Jewish refugees following the Holocaust.