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Sheppard Air Force Base's airfield and hangars are shown under construction in 1941. Some of these hangars are still in daily use today, housing crew chief technical training courses for various fighter and heavy aircraft. (Courtesy Photo)
Sheppard Celebrates 75 Years of Excellence
In July 1940, two Army Air Corps officers stepped off a plane into the sweltering summer heat of north Texas.Maj. Oscar Beal and Capt. Joe Miller had been sent to evaluate nearby Call Field, which had been a World War I flight training base, as a potential location for a technical training school. The community responded immediately, acquiring
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Default Air Force Logo Colossal Cookie Drive Nets 27K Cookies
Sheppard Air Force Base hosted the 15th annual Colossal Cookie Drive Dec. 19 – 22. The four-day event collected more than 27,000 cookies to be distributed to Airmen-in-Training before the holiday exodus.
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Service members assigned to Sheppard Air Force Base participate in the Santa Hat and Toy Run Dec. 20. The event was designed to boost morale and provide Christmas gifts for children in the local community. (U.S. Air Force photo by David Finley) Sheppard Hosts Toy Run for Local Children
The 364th Training Squadron Booster Club held a Santa Hat and Toy Run for service members and civilian personnel assigned to Sheppard Air Force Base Dec. 20.
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Gary Chapman, well renowned speaker and author of the 5 Love Languages, talks with Airmen about how the 5 Love Languages apply within the workplace at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, Dec. 6, 2016. Chapman spoke four different times to share his knowledge about communicating and adding value to people with permanent party Airmen, Airmen in Training and military couples. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kyle E. Gese)
Sheppard Hosts Relationship Resiliency Seminar
Sheppard hosted a relationship resiliency seminar for Airmen and their families at the base theater Dec. 6, 2016.
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Brig. Gen. Patrick Doherty, 82nd Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Joseph Pritchard, 82nd TRW command chief, light the holiday tree at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, Dec. 1, 2016. Each year in December, Sheppard lights a commemorative tree in the spirit of diversity and celebrating the holidays. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kyle E. Gese) Wing leadership light up the night
Brig. Gen. Patrick Doherty, 82nd Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Joseph Pritchard, 82nd TRW command chief, light the holiday tree at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, during the annual tree lighting ceremony, Dec. 1, 2016.
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Michael E. Thornton, retired U.S. Navy Lieutenant and
Medal of Honor recipient, addresses Airmen and civilian employees assigned to Sheppard Air Force Base during the Native American Indian Heritage Month ceremony held at the Sheppard Club Nov. 22. (U.S. Air Force photo by David
Finley)
Medal of Honor recipient visits Sheppard
Medal of Honor recipient and retired Navy Lt. Michael Thornton visited Sheppard, Nov. 22, and was the keynote speaker during the Native American Indian Heritage Month luncheon.
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Brig. Gen. Patrick Doherty, the 82nd Training Wing
commander, addresses Airmen and civilian employees assigned to Sheppard Air Force Base during the Native American Indian Heritage Month ceremony held at the Sheppard Club Nov. 22. (U.S. Air Force photo by David Finley)
Sheppard Celebrates Native American Indian Heritage Month
Sheppard Air Force Base celebrated Native American Indian Heritage Month with a ceremony and luncheon held at the Sheppard Club Nov. 22.
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Default Air Force Logo Operation Thanksgiving Photo Contest
Post photos of your holiday guests with Sheppard Airmen using #OperationThanksgiving and tagging Sheppard Air Force Base!
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2016
(U.S. Air Force graphic by 2nd Lt. Brittany Curry) Non-Judicial Punishment Review: October 2016
Sheppard Airmen recently received non-judicial punishment for their actions under the Uniform Code of Military Justice Article 15 in the month of October.
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2016
(U.S. Air Force graphic/2nd Lt. Brittany Curry) Wichita County and Sheppard join forces to combat flu
The 82nd Medical Group and the Wichita County Public Health District are partnering to conduct a joint flu line on Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Community Activity Center on Sheppard. Vaccinations will be available at no cost for civilian and contractor personnel with Medicare, Medicaid, CHIP and Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO. For those who have no health insurance, flu vaccinations will be available for a flat rate of $20.
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