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Airmen from Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, listen to Michael Brown from the Airman and Family Readiness Center share his story about how he has seen the Air Force Assistance Fund impact the lives of fellow wingmen, April 10, 2017. The AFAF will run until May 19, 2017, which supports four affiliate charities: Air Force Aid Society, Air Force Villages Charitable Foundation, Lemay Foundation and the Air Force Enlisted Village. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kyle E. Gese) From the Airmen, for the Airmen
While there are many ways to care for our fellow Airmen, the Air Force Assistance Fund continues to be a way through which Airmen are contributing to a community of support.
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2017
Default Air Force Logo Instructor of the Week: TSgt. Cari Gardner
Tech. Sgt. Cari Gardner, 363rd Training Squadron munitions systems apprentice course instructor, and native of Hayward, Minnesota, has been in the Air Force for 13 years and is the Instructor of the Week at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, for the week of April 4-10, 2017.
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2017
Default Air Force Logo Support Airman of the Week: SrA Jaron Brandon
Senior Airman Jaron Brandon, 82nd Logistics Readiness Squadron, cargo movement specialist and native of Springfield, Ohio, has been in the Air Force for two years and is the Support Airman of the Week at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, for the week of April 4-10, 2017.
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2017
First Place was awarded to team ‘Booty Busters,’ for the Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, Biggest Loser Challenge March 9, 2017. On the team was U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Ammy Belser, Stacie Turk, Vivian Rivera and Zenaida Ford. (U.S. Air Force courtesy photo) When the Biggest Losers Win!
Every year, millions of Americans decide to lose weight and lead a healthier lifestyle as part of their New Year’s resolutions -- this year, the Sheppard Health Promotion team wanted to help make that resolution a reality with a challenge.
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2017
Congressman Mac Thornberry, Chairman of the House Arms Services Committee, and his wife, Mrs. Sally Thornberry, visited with both the 82nd Training Wing and 80th Flying Training Wing to interact with base leadership and view the mission, Airmen and capabilities of Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, February 23, 2017. Thornberry is the first Texan, of either party, to hold the position of Chairman on the committee. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Robert McIlrath) Congressman Thornberry visits Sheppard
Congressman Mac Thornberry, Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, and his wife, Mrs. Sally Thornberry, visited with both the 82nd Training Wing and 80th Flying Training Wing to interact with base leadership and view the mission, Airmen and capabilities of Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, February 23, 2017. Thornberry is the first Texan, of either party, to hold the position of Chairman on the committee.
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2017
An Air Force Senior Advisor for Military Professionalism presented sessions on “Professionalism: Enhancing Human Capital” on behalf of the Profession of Arms Center of Excellence to Team Sheppard Jan. 31 - Feb. 1, 2017. Lt. Col. Kevin Basik presented portions of PACE’s course to members of both the 82nd Training Wing and 80th Flying Training Wing, as well as base leadership. Injecting his own flare of anecdotes and lessons from life and career experiences, Basik set out to help Airmen and leadership realize the importance of staying “tuned in” to what motivates and fuels others because “the mission happens through the people.” (U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. Brittany Curry)
Set the PACE, Enhance Human Capital
An Air Force Senior Advisor for Military Professionalism presented sessions on “Professionalism: Enhancing Human Capital” on behalf of the Profession of Arms Center of Excellence to Team Sheppard Jan. 31 - Feb. 1, 2017. Lt. Col. Kevin Basik presented portions of PACE’s course to members of both the 82nd Training Wing and 80th Flying Training Wing, as well as base leadership.
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2017
Three field training detachments, in support of Global Strike Command’s Intercontinental Ballistic Missile Program activated this year as part of Air Education and Training Command. The 982nd Training Group, under the 82nd Training Wing at Sheppard, recently stood up three FTDs at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, Malmstrom Air Force Base, Montana, and Francis E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyoming. “By putting the training process in the hands of AETC, while using Striker Airmen as instructors, AETC can focus solely on providing the training and my folks can focus solely on mission execution of ICBM maintenance,” said Lawrence Kingsley, director of AFGSC Logistics, Engineering and Force Protection.
AETC, AFGSC partner for weapons system training
Three field training detachments, in support of Global Strike Command’s Intercontinental Ballistic Missile Program activated this year as part of Air Education and Training Command. The 982nd Training Group, under the 82nd Training Wing at Sheppard, recently stood up three FTDs at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, Malmstrom Air Force Base, Montana, and Francis E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyoming.
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2016
Senior Airman Gustave Bromme, 82nd Medical Support Squadron radiology technician, leads his team from the 82nd Medical Group in the Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, firefighter challenge, Oct. 14, 2016. This challenge demonstrates various tasks firefighters might have to perform in order to fight fires and save lives. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kyle E. Gese) 82nd MDG extinguishes the competition
Two Sheppard teams competed for the championship title during the Sheppard Fire Fighter Challenge, Sept. 14, 2016.
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2016
Default Air Force Logo Breast cancer: It’s not just a girl thing
About one in eight women and one in 1,000 men will develop breast cancer in their lifetime, according to the U.S. breast cancer statistics at www.breastcancer.org.
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2016
A student assigned to the 372nd Training Squadron, Detachment 11, Miniature and Microminiature (2M) Circuit Card Repair course solders a circuit card at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Oct. 3, 2016. The 2M program is a part of the U.S. Navy program, but can be applied to multiple airframes in the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Betty R. Chevalier) Training detachment expands maintainers' knowledge AF-wide
From the outside, it’s a barren building with no windows and few travelers through the doors, but down its concrete halls, Airmen from all over the world are expanding their knowledge on aircraft maintenance.
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2016
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