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Hershel “Woody” Williams, Medal of Honor recipient, speaks to Airmen at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, Feb. 17, 2017. Williams took a detour from the Iwo Jima Reunion to visit with Airmen and speak about the courage and sacrifice displayed by men and women in uniform. Williams was a corporal in the Marine Corps Feb. 21, 1945, when he used a flame thrower to clear Japanese fighting positions while U.S. forces were taking the island of Iwo Jima. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Robert L. McIlrath/Released) Iwo Jima Survivors visit Sheppard
Hershel “Woody” Williams, Medal of Honor recipient, speaks to Airmen at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, Feb. 17, 2017. Williams took a detour from the Iwo Jima Reunion to visit with Airmen and speak about the courage and sacrifice displayed by men and women in uniform. Williams was a corporal in the Marine Corps Feb. 21, 1945, when he used a flame
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2017
Tax season is upon us!  The Sheppard Law Center has partnered with the IRS to administer the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program, a limited service, walk-in tax return preparation program for military members E-5/O-2 and below, retirees over 62 years of age who make less than $65,000 annually, and family members of these individuals.  The Sheppard VITA Tax Center is scheduled to open Feb. 6 at 12 p.m.  Please note that due to recent Air Force-wide changes affecting tax preparation services, the priority will be placed on serving Airmen in Training, Military Training Leaders and Instructors. On a walk-in basis only. (U.S. Air Force graphic/2nd Lt. Brittany Curry) Tax center to open on a limited basis, prepares free tax returns
Tax season is upon us! The Sheppard Law Center has partnered with the IRS to administer the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program, a limited service, walk-in tax return preparation program for military members E-5/O-2 and below, retirees over 62 years of age who make less than $65,000 annually, and family members of these individuals.
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2017
Staff Sgt. Kyle Stringer (middle), 373rd Training Squadron field training detachment instructor, teaches a class to students in the 373rd field training detachment building Jan. 19, 2017 at Joint Base Lewis McChord, Wash. More than 600 students, to include internationals, graduate from their courses each year. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Divine Cox) 373rd provides world class training at McChord
Teaching is something every instructor and supervisor in the 373rd Training Squadron, Detachment 12, Joint Base Lewis McChord, Wash., takes very seriously as they provide world-class aircraft maintenance training to meet the evolving expeditionary mission requirements of the C-17 Globemaster III community.
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2017
(U.S. Air Force photo/2nd Lt. Brittany Curry) Annual Award Winners
Sheppard's two wings announced their annual award winners Feb. 3 and 4.
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2017
An Air Force Senior Advisor for Military Professionalism presented sessions on “Professionalism: Enhancing Human Capital” on behalf of the Profession of Arms Center of Excellence to Team Sheppard Jan. 31 - Feb. 1, 2017. Lt. Col. Kevin Basik presented portions of PACE’s course to members of both the 82nd Training Wing and 80th Flying Training Wing, as well as base leadership. Injecting his own flare of anecdotes and lessons from life and career experiences, Basik set out to help Airmen and leadership realize the importance of staying “tuned in” to what motivates and fuels others because “the mission happens through the people.” (U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. Brittany Curry)
Set the PACE, Enhance Human Capital
An Air Force Senior Advisor for Military Professionalism presented sessions on “Professionalism: Enhancing Human Capital” on behalf of the Profession of Arms Center of Excellence to Team Sheppard Jan. 31 - Feb. 1, 2017. Lt. Col. Kevin Basik presented portions of PACE’s course to members of both the 82nd Training Wing and 80th Flying Training Wing, as well as base leadership.
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2017
Brig. Gen. Patrick Doherty, 82nd Training Wing commander, and his wife, Dee Dee, spend time visiting and greeting new families to Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, during the summer picnic, July 20, 2016. The picnic hosted several base helping agencies to welcome new families to the base and community. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kyle E. Gese/Released) Dohertys Receive AETC O'Malley Award
Brig. Gen. Patrick J. and DeeDee Doherty were announced as the winners of the 2017 Air Education and Training Command Gen. and Mrs. Jerome F. O'Malley Award Jan. 30.
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2017
Sheppard’s Peer-to-Peer Airman Mentoring Program, aimed at developing student Airmen into future leaders, was featured as a “Best Practice” during the Air Force Community Action Information Board January 24, 2017. As its name implies, the program fosters a culture of positive influence driven and regulated by Airmen, with only oversight and occasional direction from the program managers. Peer-to-Peer developed from the ground up at Sheppard, focuses on developing professionalism, dignity, respect and aspects of emotional intelligence, according to Tommy Bonner, the Peer-to-Peer program manager. “We wanted to find a way to change the culture and thought processes of Airmen,” he said. (U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. Brittany Curry)

Sheppard Peer-to-Peer program named best practice
Sheppard’s Peer-to-Peer Airman Mentoring Program, aimed at developing student Airmen into future leaders, was featured as a “Best Practice” during the Air Force Community Action Information Board Jan. 24. As its name implies, the program fosters a culture of positive influence driven and regulated by Airmen, with only oversight and occasional direction from the program managers.
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2017
Have you served between two and ten years as an active duty Air Force officer? Are you interested in attending law school and becoming a judge advocate (JAG)? The Funded Legal Education Program (FLEP) or Excess Leave Program (ELP) may be just for you! Officers interested in continuing to serve the Air Force as a JAG are invited to apply for either of these highly competitive programs.  Officers selected for FLEP have the opportunity to attend law school at Air Force expense while also continuing to receive full pay, allowances, and tuition.  Officers chosen for ELP are responsible for their own law school expenses and do not receive full pay, allowances, and tuition.  However, ELP participants remain eligible for active duty benefits and continue to accrue time towards retirement and promotion. (U.S. Air Force graphic/2nd Lt. Brittany Curry)
Sheppard Law Center Announces 2017 Air Force Law School Programs
Have you served between two and ten years as an active duty Air Force officer? Are you interested in attending law school and becoming a judge advocate (JAG)? The Funded Legal Education Program (FLEP) or Excess Leave Program (ELP) may be just for you!
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Cinderella's Closet at the Sheppard AFB Thrift Shop offers formal dresses for loan. Cinderella's Closet offers formal dresses for loan
For women looking to get dressed up for a special occasion without buying a new dress they’ll only wear once, Cinderella’s Closet at Sheppard Air Force Base offers an easy solution.
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Default Air Force Logo Give your personnel data an annual checkup
January may be nearing its end, but the new year is still young – and it’s a perfect time to make sure your personnel records are current and correct. Keeping these records up to date is not just a good idea – it can affect your family, your career and your pay.
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