Sheppard in Photos

Airmen Scottie Reed, 361st Training Squadron students learn how to install the reduction gear box onto a T-56 engine at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, May 23, 2017. This training course lasts 15 weeks with a total of nine blocks.(U.S. Air Force photo by Liz H. Colunga/Released)

Airmen Scottie Reed, 361st Training Squadron students learn how to install the reduction gear box onto a T-56 engine at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, May 23, 2017. This training course lasts 15 weeks with a total of nine blocks.(U.S. Air Force photo by Liz H. Colunga/Released)

Airmen Antony Miranda, 361st Training Squadron student learns how to install the reduction gear box onto a T-56 engine at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, May 23, 2017. This training course lasts 15 weeks with a total of nine blocks.(U.S. Air Force photo by Liz H. Colunga/Released)

Airmen Antony Miranda, 361st Training Squadron student learns how to install the reduction gear box onto a T-56 engine at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, May 23, 2017. This training course lasts 15 weeks with a total of nine blocks.(U.S. Air Force photo by Liz H. Colunga/Released)

Airmen Antony Miranda, 361st Training Squadron student learns how to install the reduction gear box onto a T-56 engine at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, May 23, 2017. This training course lasts 15 weeks with a total of nine blocks.(U.S. Air Force photo by Liz H. Colunga/Released)

Airmen Antony Miranda, 361st Training Squadron student learns how to install the reduction gear box onto a T-56 engine at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, May 23, 2017. This training course lasts 15 weeks with a total of nine blocks.(U.S. Air Force photo by Liz H. Colunga/Released)

Airmen Scottie Reed, 361st Training Squadron student learns how to install the reduction gear box onto a T-56 engine at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, May 23, 2017. This training course lasts 15 weeks with a total of nine blocks.(U.S. Air Force photo by Liz H. Colunga/Released)

Airmen Scottie Reed, 361st Training Squadron student learns how to install the reduction gear box onto a T-56 engine at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, May 23, 2017. This training course lasts 15 weeks with a total of nine blocks.(U.S. Air Force photo by Liz H. Colunga/Released)

Airmen Antony Miranda, 361st Training Squadron student learns how to install the reduction gear box onto a T-56 engine at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, May 23, 2017. This training course lasts 15 weeks with a total of nine blocks.(U.S. Air Force photo by Liz H. Colunga/Released)

Airmen Antony Miranda, 361st Training Squadron student learns how to install the reduction gear box onto a T-56 engine at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, May 23, 2017. This training course lasts 15 weeks with a total of nine blocks.(U.S. Air Force photo by Liz H. Colunga/Released)

Senior Airman Carlos Garza, 80th Operations Support Squadron aircrew flight equipment technician, adjusts the helmet and mask of a student pilot to check proper fit and seal. A set of pilot equipment consists of a helmet, mask, parachute and G-suit, more than 140 sets are inspected weekly. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Robert L. McIlrath)

Senior Airman Carlos Garza, 80th Operations Support Squadron aircrew flight equipment technician, adjusts the helmet and mask of a student pilot to check proper fit and seal. A set of pilot equipment consists of a helmet, mask, parachute and G-suit, more than 140 sets are inspected weekly. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Robert L. McIlrath)

Senior Airman Carlos Garza, 80th Operations Support Squadron aircrew flight equipment technician, pushes compressed air into the G-suit of a student pilot to test the fit. Garza hand fits each suit to the individual pilot to ensure proper fit and function. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Robert L. McIlrath)

Senior Airman Carlos Garza, 80th Operations Support Squadron aircrew flight equipment technician, pushes compressed air into the G-suit of a student pilot to test the fit. Garza hand fits each suit to the individual pilot to ensure proper fit and function. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Robert L. McIlrath)

SHEPPARD AIR FORCE BASE, Texas -- Airmen Scottie Reed, 361st Training Squadron students learn how to install the reduction gear box onto a T-56 engine at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, May 23, 2017. This training course lasts 15 weeks with a total of nine blocks.(U.S. Air Force photo by Liz H. Colunga/Released)