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A traditional leather dress and books authored by American Indians adorn a table Nov. 15 at the American Indian Heritage Month luncheon at the Sheppard Club. (U.S. Air Force photo/LouAnne Sledge). Sheppard honors American Indians at luncheon Nov. 15
A retired Army sergeant major stood before his audience and informed them of the following facts: Nine percent of the total American Indian Comanche population is military, more than any other ethnic group. American Indians have served in the United States military since 1878, though their U.S. citizenship would not be granted for another 46 years.
0 11/21
2006
Default Air Force Logo Misuse of GTC could lead to holiday headaches
It's easy to get in a financial bind during the holiday season.It's also easy to fall behind on Government Travel Card payments, placing Airmen of all ranks into a delinquent status. "It's up to every GTC holder to ensure cards are only used for authorized travel-related purposes," said 2nd Lt. Clint Cooper of the 82nd Comptroller Squadron. "While
0 11/21
2006
An F-15E Strike Eagle takes off Nov. 17 during the 80th Flying Training Wing's annual Combat Air Force Day. Student pilots from the wing, as well as Airmen-in-Training from the 82nd Training Wing, were able to take a close-up look at F-15s, F-16 Falcons, an A-10 Thunderbolt II, a B-1 Lancer, F-117 Nighthawk and German Tornado during the one-day event. (U.S. Air Force photo/John Ingle) Airmen, pilots see their future at CAF Day 2006
Airmen at Sheppard's two wings got a glimpse of their futures Nov. 17 at the 80th Flying Training Wing's annual Combat Air Force Day. Four F-15s, including two from Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C., and two from Tyndall AFB, Fla., two F-16s from Luke AFB, Ariz., an F-117 Nighthawk from Holloman, N.M., an A-10 Thunderbolt II from Davis-Monthan
0 11/21
2006
Sheppard’s Airman-in-training Precision Drill Team performs at the base’s Veterans Day Parade Nov. 9 at the parade grounds. (U.S. Air Force photo/Mike Litteken). Sheppard, Wichita Falls honors veterans with parades

0 11/16
2006
Col. Jeffrey Kendall, commander of the 80th Flying Training Wing, speaks to guests at the ribbon cutting ceremony of the wing’s new Air Operations Complex. (U.S. Air Force photo/Bill Thornton). 80th opens new air operations complex
History was written Monday when Col. Jeffrey Kendall and base and local dignitaries cut the ribbon at a ceremony marking the official opening of Sheppard's new Airfield Operations Complex. The $20 million facility will be home to all air traffic control services, airfield management, base weather observers, transient alert and the command section
0 11/16
2006
Airman 1st Class Casey Madrid, a Sheppard Honor Guard bugler, plays ‘Taps’ while guests at the annual Veterans Day luncheon stand in silence and respect Nov. 9 at the Sheppard Club. (U.S. Air Force photo/Harry Tonemah). Vietnam Veteran recalls captivity, liberation
In 1966, a self-described "cocky young fighter pilot" performed a second orbit over Hanoi, fulfilling his orders to perform escort duties during the Vietnam War, when a surface-to-air missile blasted the tail off his F-4. Forced to eject from the then-spiraling plane as "a fireball formed beneath [his] feet," he surrendered to the surrounding
0 11/16
2006
Default Air Force Logo Extra! Extra! Read all about it!
As the Air Force continues to take advantage of technology to become leaner and more efficient, the Sheppard Senator and other newspapers around the globe will begin to do the same thing. A directive from Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs is pushing field offices to move toward an online-only product, enabling news to become instantaneous
0 11/16
2006
Participants in the Madrigal Youth Center’s youth basketball clinic practice dribbling and defense Nov. 9. The clinics were held in preperation for the youth basketball season. Registration for ages 3 to 12 is still going on, call the youth center at 676-5437 for more information. Basketball clinic

0 11/15
2006
Gale Passé, a member of  the Sheppard Senators mens varsity basketball team, pushes the ball in for a lay up Sunday at the Pitsenbarger Fitness Center. The Senators took on Goodfellow Air Force Base’s Hawks and won, 83-62. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman Jacob Corbin). Senators defeat Hawks, 83-62
The Sheppard Senators men's varsity basketball team defeated the Goodfellow Hawks, 83-62, in basketball action Sunday at the Pitsenbarger Fitness Center. Great teamwork and a "slow and steady" approach helped lead the Senators to a victorious opening weekend. It was part of a weekend of games at Sheppard, with five teams from the Southwest Military
0 11/15
2006
Senior Airman Brad Cameron, a broadcast journalist with Air Force News, films the 982nd Training Group’s Don Kraft as he demonstrates how the C-130 anti-skid trainer works. The feature is scheduled to run on AFNEWS today. (U.S. Air Force photo/Robert Fox). AFNEWS to feature Sheppard
A few of Sheppard's training programs will go Air Force-wide over the next week as they are featured on Air Force News. Print journalist Tech. Sgt. Cecilio Ricardo and broadcast journalist Senior Airman Brad Cameron began their work on stories Wednesday with the 982nd Training Group's trainer development flight. The two-man crew ventured out to the
0 11/09
2006
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