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Col. James King Jr. accepts the 82nd Medical Group flag from Brig. Gen. Richard Devereaux, 82nd Training Wing commander, during a ceremony Jan. 17. Colonel King replaces Col. Michael Miller as the medical group commander. (U.S. Air Force photo/Sandy Wassenmiller) King set to rule over medical group
Col. James King Jr. took command of the 82nd Medical Group from Col. Michael Miller Jan. 17 in a change of command ceremony in Bldg. 1045. "I'm excited to share our talents and learn from each and every one of you," Colonel King said. "Sheppard sets the standard for (Air Education and Training Command) and for the Air Force." Colonel King's career
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Arthur Calloway (left), 365th Training Squadron, and Kunta Dubose, 82nd Medical Operations Squadron, scramble for the ball during an intramural basketball game Jan. 17 at the Levitow Fitness Center. The 365th TRS won, 52-37 (U.S. Air Force photo/Adrian McCandless.) 365th TRS dominates 82nd MDOS, 52-37
The 365th Training Squadron Eagles stayed one step ahead of the 82nd Medical Operations Squadron all through Wednesday night's basketball game, ending the evening with a 52-37 win. Seconds into the game, 365th TRS coach Shawn Cleophas made his first of many layups that evening. Along with Arthur Calloway and Brett Wilburn, he earned the team six
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Default Air Force Logo Sheppard revs up computer security
Today attacks against the United States no longer come from the land, sea or air. The U.S. military must remain vigilant against a number of threats, including the growing world of cyberspace. Team Sheppard is doing its part in securing our information lines with a number of measures to ensure information technology remains secure. "Every network
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Michael Jackson, a construction worker with Shade Tree Nursery & Landscaping, prepares the ground for installation of a restroom’s water line.  The workers are constructing an athletic field across from the Combat Arms Training Facility. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Tonnette Thompson.) Athletic fields under construction at Sheppard
The telltale signs of construction are popping up all over Sheppard. A backhoe depositing huge mounds of earth onto the ground as it creates a growing chasm. Workers crowd around blueprints and maps discussing the end product. The entire spectacle is surrounded by orange traffic cones connected with loops of yellow caution tape. Currently, such
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2007
Mouthguards are a preventive measure often overlooked when people prepare to play a sport. But, the 82nd Dental Clinic can help prevent tooth and mouth injuries with custom-made mouthguards. Here, Tech. Sgt. Michael Rinnels smooths the edge of a custom-made mouthguard with a butane torch to provide a more comfortable fit for the wearer. (U.S. Air Force photo/Adrian McCandless) Mouthguards take the bite out of tooth, mouth injuries
Knee pads? Check Ankle brace? Check. Mouth guard? Hmmm. When most active people prepare for their respective sport, they often overlook the need for a mouth guard. But, statistics show that is one piece of protective equipment that shouldn't go tongue-in-cheek. Each year more than 500,000 dental injuries occur nationwide during sporting activities.
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Sam Lofton, 82nd Training Group commander, smashes past the Chiefs defense to make a layup during the Chiefs vs. Eagles game Jan. 12 at the Pitsenbarger Fitness Center. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jacob Corbin.) Eagles smash Chiefs, 61-34

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Default Air Force Logo Taxing time: Center opens to help taxpayers save money
It's that time of year again when pencil use is at a feverish high and numbers on keyboards are beginning to fade as the 2007 tax season is set to start Jan. 17. More than 60 volunteers are prepared to help make this year's tax season a painless experience for all Team Sheppard members. Pat Moudy, a tax attorney at the Sheppard Law Center, said
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2007
Air Force medical technical training students are among the Airmen in training at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, now enjoying expedited privileges following the implementation of a new phase program there. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Cecilio Ricardo Jr.) Sheppard phases in new phase program
Sheppard Airmen in training are finding themselves with more freedom and responsibility as Air Education and Training Command phases in its new phase program. The new program, which took effect after the Airmen returned from holiday exodus, is scheduled to be fully functional across Sheppard on Jan 12. "We want the Airmen to experience what they'll
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Lt. Col. Derrick Green, this year's speaker at the MLK luncheon Jan. 12 at the Sheppard Club, talks about content of character at this years event. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jacob Corbin.) Character a common interest between King, AF
Character is what made Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. a champion of civil rights for all Americans, regardless of race, creed, color or any other label attached to a person or group of people. Character is what drove Col. Michael Anderson to become an astronaut and keep the integrity that has made this nation's space program a success. It is also what
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Default Air Force Logo MPF prepares for FSB list
Although the Air Force is set to reduce the number of officers serving on active duty, Sheppard officials won't know how many officers here the current guidance would affect. Capt. Steven Packard, commander of the military personnel flight at the 82nd Mission Support Squadron, said he won't know until a vulnerability list comes down some time in
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