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Default Air Force Logo Safety Day to refocus Sheppard personnel
With the holidays over, organizations across the base are attempting to refocus Team Sheppard's energies, and the 82nd Training Wing Safety Office is no exception. As per Air Education and Training Command commander Gen. William R. Looney III, Jan. 3 will kick off Safety Month. The AETC January Safety Challenge gives wing commanders the opportunity
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2007
82nd Security Forces Squadron members Tech. Sgt. Michael Jones and Staff Sgt. Joseph Hobert provide self-aid and buddy care during an exercise Wednesday near the community center. (U.S. Air Force photo/John Ingle) Year in review: 2006 a good one for Sheppard
Sheppard saw many changes in 2006 ranging from new faces and places to new champions in intramural sports. For the most part, 2006 proved to be a positive year for the 82nd Training Wing and the 80th Flying Training Wing as both continued to be technically the best not only in the Air Force, but around the globe. Here are some of the top stories of
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2007
Default Air Force Logo 82nd MSG names Holiday House winners
The winners of this year's Best Holiday House were announced recently by the 82nd Mission Support Group deputy commander. One family housing unit from each housing area was selected Dec. 13. Criteria for selection of this award was originality, creativity and compliance with Christmas decoration policy. The winner in Capehart was Col. Andrew Cain,
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2006
Default Air Force Logo Task force to look at mental health services
A special Defense Department task force will visit Sheppard Jan. 5 during a DoD-wide fact finding mission regarding mental health services. The Task Force on Mental Health will host a town hall meeting with individuals who have deployed in the recent years as well as family members to gauge the various effects of deployments of military members and
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2006
Default Air Force Logo HAWC to help Sheppard smokers kick the habit
Among the countless New Year's resolutions to lose weight, drink less or resolve debt, many will promise to finally part ways with their cigarettes, cigars, chew or pipe. The staff at the Health and Wellness Center plans to make that resolution a bit easier to keep. The staff will offer free survival/information kits Jan. 4 to anyone who surrenders
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2006
Default Air Force Logo Officials rebut local newspaper article
There is a lot of dirt digging, welding and construction taking place at Sheppard to upgrade infrastructure of the Air Force's largest technical training base. But, contradictory to a Scripps Howard News Service article published in the Times Record News today, the more than $300 million project has been underway for more than five years. The
0 12/22
2006
Jolly Old St. Nick takes Airman Megan McCulloh's airline tickets and checks them twice before she leaves Sheppard Dec. 22 during the Holiday Exodus. Airman McCulloh, an Airman-in-training at the 363rd Training Squadron, and thousands of other Airmen made the annual holiday trek to different areas of the country. (U.S. Air Force photo/Mike McKito) Home for the holidays: Sheppard Airmen leave for annual Exodus

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2006
Default Air Force Logo 27 selected for promotion to major
Twenty-seven Sheppard captains were selected for promotion to major recently as part of the 2006B line of the Air Force, chaplain, nurse corps and biomedical sciences corps central selection board. Eleven captains were selected from the 82nd Training Wing, while 16 from the 80th Flying Training Wing were selected. The following were selected for
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2006
Default Air Force Logo General Devereaux sends holiday message to Sheppard
Team Sheppard officers, NCOs, Airmen, and civilians; I wanted to meet briefly with you today and pass along some thoughts before we all take some well-deserved time off for the holidays. Thanks for taking the time out of your day to listen. As your commander, I want you to know how proud I am of each and every one of you. This past year you have
0 12/20
2006
Default Air Force Logo Flu shots available at base clinic
The flu vaccine is now available at the 82nd Medical Group Clinic. Although the flu shot is recommended to everyone, there are groups of people identified by the Center for Disease Control as high-risk for contracting influenza. The following is a list of high-risk groups: · People who are 50 years old or older are at higher risk of complications
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2006
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