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Default Air Force Logo AF selects Devereaux to lead wing
As the summer rotation of group and squadron commanders concludes, the Air Force announced its selection of the next wing commander for Sheppard. Brig. Gen. Richard T. Devereaux, the Director of Regional Affairs at the Office of the Deputy Undersecretary of the Air Force for International Affairs, will take over the 82nd Training Wing Aug. 25 at 8
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Marguerito Castillo, a contract employee working on the new F-22 maintenance training facility on Missile Road, takes refuge from the heat  under a tree to get a drink. With almost two weeks of 100-degree weather, people should keep in mind work limitations as well as staying hydrated. (U.S. Air Force photo/John Ingle). Staying cool during a heat wave
White, green, yellow, red and black are colors everyone will see more of flying from a flag pole as the mercury in thermometers continues to climb. The solid colored flags flown in a half dozen locations around Sheppard are warning levels for the Wet Bulb Globe Temperature heat stress index, said Airman Timothy Heath, a bioengineering apprentice
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Tracy Underwood attempts to pin opponent Shawn Nunley at the Army Combatives Program Tournament Saturday. The Army Combatives Program was instituted to help prepare Soldiers for what they may face in a deployed environment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman Jacob Corbin) Army hosts hand-to-hand tournament
Twenty-eight Army members and two Air Force members participated in the Army Combative Tournament this weekend. Participants competed in one of three weight classes: lightweight, middleweight and heavyweight, in a single elimination hand-to-hand combat tournament. The winners were as follows: In the heavyweight division, Bryson Manker took first
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Ty Crouse holds up a blocking pad at the youth center’s summer sports camp for fellow camp attendee Tristan Spiva Monday. (U.S. Air Force photo/Amn. Jacob Corbin). Youth center offers sports instruction at camp
A summer sports camp hosted by the Madrigal Youth Center began Monday for children ages 9 to 12. Each week will focus on a different sport, said Ramon Benavides, youth sports and fitness director. These sports will include football, softball, baseball, soccer and basketball. "We want to teach (the children) how to do the sport and how to do it
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Tech. Sgt. Jeremy Stauty, an aircraft armament systems instructor at the 363rd Training Squadron, provides some instruction on bombs to Klein Collins High School Junior ROTC cadets Oct. 26. (U.S. Air Force photo/John Ingle) JROTC group tours Sheppard
More than 30 Junior ROTC students from Spring, Texas, made a seven-hour drive Oct. 26 for an on-site visit to the largest technical training base in the Air Force. The group, led by retired Air Force Col. Dan Crum from Klein Collins High School, visited several training squadrons in the 82nd Training Wing and the simulator facility at the 80th
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The newly-renovated Family Practice Clinic at the 82nd Medical Group is now open for business following a grand opening Nov. 2. Judy Rinehart, above, a nurse practitioner at the clinic, takes Tech. Sgt. Gene Truman’s blood pressure during a visit Tuesday. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Tonnette Thompson) Family Practice Clinic shows off new digs
Not so long ago, someone attending an appointment at the 82nd Family Practice Clinic could expect a close, personable experience - in a negative way. A cramped waiting and reception area, where every word spoken between the customer and receptionist could be heard by all, was followed by a hallway maze to an exam room clustered so tightly with
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Fireworks explode in the dark Texas sky to celebrate the United States’ 230th birthday. (U.S. Air Force photo/Sandy Wassenmiller). Freedom Fest 2006

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Master Sgts. Gil De La Cerda and Angela Patterson, both from the 80th Operations Support Squadron, unload canned good at the Wichita Falls Area Food Bank Friday during the annual U Can Share Food Drive. Sheppard personnel delivered more than 21,000 pounds to the center. (U.S. Air Force photo/John Ingle) Sheppard delivers the goods during local food drive
A caravan of cars, trucks and SUVs delivered more than 21,000 pounds of food Friday to the Wichita Falls Area Food Bank, capping off a week-long food drive. Various base organizations rounded up canned and dried foods to help the local agency in its annual U Can Share Food Drive. Michelle Schuster, the operations manager of the WFAFB, said Sheppard
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Default Air Force Logo New PCS plan to save AF money
Personnel expecting to move might have to wait a year before packing up household goods as a new money-saving initiative goes into affect. Air Force leaders have directed several assignment-related initiatives to reduce the permanent change of station budget deficit. Linda Howard, Sheppard's chief of personnel relocation, said a specific group of
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Maj. Gen. Irving Halter Jr., commander of 19th Air Force, chats with Lt. Col. Rick Blackburn of the 80th Flying Training Wing Nov. 2 atop the new control tower. This was the new 19th AF commander’s first visit to Sheppard. (U.S. Air Force photo/Mike Litteken) Halter: Sheppard is 'first class'
After a two-day visit, Maj. Gen. Irving Halter Jr., 19th Air Force commander, left here Thursday with two words in mind: first class. An October ceremony handed control of 19th AF to the general and this visit to the 80th Flying Training Wing allowed him to get a better idea of the important mission Sheppard has. "Sheppard has a reputation of being
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