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Not only is Sheppard one of the leaders in training Airmen to protect the nation, it’s also one of the area’s leaders in protecting the environment through its recycling program. Left, John Spooner and Billie Jo Jones, employees of Contracting Consultants, the civilian contractor that provides labor for the recycling program, pick up recyclable materials Monday morning in Bunker Hill. (U.S. Air Force photo/John Ingle). Recycling 101
Recycling materials used every day is one way adults can ensure a future quality of life for future generations. But, it can also save significant dollars for the Air Force. "Everyone is a vital partner to the base Recycling Program," said Mr. Rick Milhollon, recycling program manager. The Sheppard Recycling Program is a leading recycling program
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Default Air Force Logo 82nd TRW commander notifies lieutenants of results
The wait is over for the results of the much-anticipated Force Shaping Board. Brig. Gen. James A. Whitmore said Sheppard's lieutenants faired well. Senior raters across the Air Force were allowed to inform their personnel after board results were officially released Wednesday morning. "Based on the expected likelihood of staying in, Sheppard did
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Dave Max, Derek Rowe, Randy Lund and Mark Roberts test out their Air Education and Training Command marathon team uniforms prior to leaving for the 10th annual Air Force marathon Saturday at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman Jacob Corbin) Sheppard represents AETC at marathon
Representing your base and commander are an honor, but four Team Sheppard members have been selected to represent not only Sheppard, but the Air Education and Training Command at the 10th annual Air Force Marathon at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. Dave Max, Derek Rowe, Randy Lund and Mark Roberts were chosen to attend based on their times
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Default Air Force Logo Sheppard represents AETC at marathon
Representing your base and commander are an honor, but four Team Sheppard members have been selected to represent not only Sheppard, but the Air Education and Training Command at the 10th annual Air Force Marathon at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. Dave Max, Derek Rowe, Randy Lund and Mark Roberts were chosen to attend based on their times
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KinderGym teachers Deann Dangelmayr (left) and Sarah Bristow assist student Meredith Johnson in completing the gymnastics movement “skin the cat” on the 
uneven bars at the Madrigal Youth Center Tuesday. The center offers various classes in different skill and age levels, for information call 676-2342. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Jacque Lickteig). Youth center offers several gymnastics classes
Shane Donovan, a KinderGym gymnastics student at the Madrigal Youth Center, sees the world upside down - literally. When he and about 59 other students attend one of the gymnastics classes the youth center offers, they see the world from a plethora of angles. Pliable pair Deann Dangelmayr and Sarah Bristow teach five levels of classes, ranging in
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Librarian Kathleen Roseboom plans to bring new programs to the base library to encourage participation among Sheppard's readers. (U.S. Air Force photo/Robert Fox) Quiet, please
Sheppard's new librarian has big plans for the depository of novels and reference books, the first of which is performing well during this month's Operational Readiness Inspection. Kathleen Roseboom began work at the library July 24. She said they have rearranged some book shelves and made other minor changes to make things more efficient. But for
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Default Air Force Logo Pond: Goodwill triumphs over evil
"I will never forget going back into the Pentagon two days later, while it was still burning, and smelling that awful smell of smoke and I think burned bodies," Col. Gary Pond recalled five years after he almost became a victim of a terrorist act. "It was a sickening smell." The smells, sights and sounds of that grim Tuesday morning in 2001 when
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Default Air Force Logo Lofton: It was a deliberate act
His thoughts were the same as everyone else's the morning of Sept. 11, 2001. It was an accident; nothing more. Col. Samuel Lofton III, the 82nd Training Group commander, began preparing relief efforts for the first crash when the unthinkable happened. A second airliner was intentionally flown into the north tower of the World Trade Center, sending
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Despite steady rainfall April 28 and Saturday morning, 60 non-prior service Airmen and active duty members from the 362nd Training Squadron stood ready to assist the annual area Christmas in Action program.  Above, house captain Airman Jason Winnick, works on the siding of a home as Airmen Christopher Hood and Erin Carrier get ready to help with flashing. Weather didn’t pose much of a deterrent as half the crew went out to work on two Wichita Falls homes on Elm and California streets.  Prepared for construction, electrical and yard work duties, the group was able to finish some siding and landscaping chores and will return next weekend to complete the exterior paint job. (U.S. Air Force photo/Debi Smith). A helping hand

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Brig. Gen. James Whitmore, 82nd Training Wing commander, briefs personnel – a.k.a. dependent children of Team Sheppard members – before they deploy to Camp Liberty at an unknown location. (U.S. Air Force photo/Mike Litteken). Just like mom and dad
"Alright Red Chalk. Let's go," yelled a slender staff sergeant as he tried to get troops lined up, ready to board a bus. "Move it," he urged the sleepy-eyed mission-ready "Airmen" as they stammered around here at Bldg. 2113 following an early morning wake-up call. Operation Kids 2006 was underway to give dependent children a taste of what their
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