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Default Air Force Logo 882nd TRG welcomes Dezell as new commander
The 882nd Training Group welcomed a new commander during a change of command ceremony Monday in Hangar 1045. Col. Nancy Dezell accepted command of the 882nd TRG from departing Col. Kimberly Siniscalchi. During her command, Colonel Siniscalchi has increased the usage of the medical readiness site by more than 60 percent, racked up 46 outstanding or
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Default Air Force Logo Learning the ropes
A group of 13 Reserve Officer Training Corps and Air Force Academy cadets arrived at Sheppard Sunday night for three weeks as part of Operation Air Force. "(Operation Air Force) allows cadets to take their academic skills and knowledge and apply it to their Air Force careers in a real-world situation," said OAF director Capt. Dwayne Porter. The
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Brig. Gen. Richard Devereaux, 82nd Training Wing commander, stops to explain more about Sheppard to new-found friends Charles and Joyce Talbott during the Hotter 'N Hell Hundred Aug. 26. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman Jacob Corbin) HHH goes off without a hitch
Over 12,000 cyclists descended this past weekend on Wichita Falls to participate in the Hotter'N Hell Hundred bicycle race. The HHH offers numerous courses for those wanting to participate. First is the namesake of the race, the 100-mile endurance ride, also, the race offers a 25-mile, 50-mile, 100K and off road race. There is also a shorter, 10K
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Participants in the FITS program dodgeball game race for balls in the center of the court while attemtping to avoid their opponents throws. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman Jacob Corbin). Airmen get fit at FITS with dodgeball

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Airmen from the 362nd Training Squadron move a shelf from the old family support center to the new facility in Bldg. 962. (U.S. Air Force photo/Robert Fox) Family support center set to continue great service with new name, location
In the past 25 years, the Family Support Center has had three homes on Sheppard. Now, just a few months before its 25th anniversary, it has relocated again and has changed its name as well. The Family Support Center, now the Airman and Family Readiness Flight, is settling into its new home in Bldg. 962 after 11 years in Bldg. 796. Jim Gillespie,
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Staff Sgt. Jonathan Murkins, from the 360th Training Squadron, puts out a controlled fire with a fire extinguisher as part of the Sheppard Fire Department’s display and briefing during the Safety Day Fair May 26. Members of the fire department trained spectators on how, where and when to use different types of extinguishers. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Jacque Lickteig). Safety hosts basewide safety day, warns of dangers

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Brig. Gen. Richard Devereaux has selected Chief Master Sgt. Jeannie McLean to become the next command chief master sergeant for the 82nd Training Wing. Chief McLean, the first woman to fill the position, will officially begin duties in mid-October. One of a kind
The stars aligned perfectly for Chief Master Sgt. Jeannie McLean when it came time for Brig. Gen. Richard Devereaux to announce Sheppard's next command chief master sergeant. She wanted to serve as a command chief. She has extended family in Wichita Falls. Her technical training school for finance was here in the early 1980s. And there has never
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Default Air Force Logo Norwegians celebrate Constitution Day
May 17 is a national holiday in Norway, the Norwegian Constitution Day. The Norwegian founding fathers signed the country's constitution May 17, 1814. That act followed the Norwegian cessation from the union with Denmark. However, Norway entered into another union - this time with Sweden - and it took 91 more years for Norway to become independent
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Staff Sgt. Thomas Butler, from the 82nd Security Force Squadron, pets Charque, his military working dog, during the dog’s retirement ceremony May 25. Charque served for eight years. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Jennifer Baxter). 82nd SFS says early goodbye to MWD
Since his arrival to Sheppard in May 1998, the 10-year old, 90-pound Belgian Tervuren named Charque has had quite an illustrious career, which was cut short recently due to an injury. Maj. Gregory Nowak, 82nd Security Forces Squadron commander, retired Charque about two years early with the same honors which would be bestowed upon any Air Force
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Brig. Gen. Richard Devereaux takes the flag of the 82nd Training Wing Aug. 25 from Maj. Gen. Michael Gould, 2nd Air Force commander. General Devereaux took command from Brig. Gen. James Whitmore during the early morning ceremony. (U.S. Air Force photo/Sandy Wassenmiller) We're at war, too
The 82nd Training Wing's new commander made his message loud and clear Aug. 25 during a change of command ceremony at the parade field - we, too, are at war. "Our Airmen are going to war," said Brig. Gen. Richard Devereaux, "and because they are, we in Air Education and Training Command must consider ourselves at war, too. We must strive to deliver
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