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82nd CS wins 2017 AETC Information Dominance small unit award 82nd CS wins AETC Information Dominance award
The 82nd Communication Squadron was awarded the 2017 Air Education and Training Command Information Dominance small unit award and will not compete at the Air Force level.
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2017
Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, opened its gates to the public in celebration of Independence Day, July 4, 2017. Thousands of Texomans filled the base to enjoy Freedom Fest; a free event which featured three live bands, aircraft displays, food trucks galore, and an extravagant firework display to cap off the evening. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kyle E. Gese/Released) Sheppard hosts 4th of July open house
Team Sheppard opened its gates to the public in celebration of Independence Day, July 4, 2017.
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2017
Airmen from Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, participate as spectators, flag bearers, and demonstration squadrons for the Nighthawks military appreciation football game at the Kay Yeager Coliseum in downtown Wichita Falls, Texas, May 20, 2017. The game was close, but the Nighthawks lost with a final score of 47 to 50 against the Iowa Barnstormers. (U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. Jacqueline Jastrzebski) Nighthawks show appreciation for U.S. military
The Wichita Falls, Texas, Nighthawks showed their appreciation for the U.S. military with a football game. During the game, Airmen participated as spectators, flag bearers, and demonstration squadrons for the opening of the game and half-time show.
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2017
Default Air Force Logo Instructor of the Week: SSgt. Kumas
Staff Sgt. Joseph Kumas, 359th Training Squadron Detachment 1 low observable aircraft structural maintenance instructor and native of Port Saint Lucie, Florida, has been in the Air Force for eight and a half years and is the Instructor of the Week at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, for the week of April 25 – May 1, 2017.
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2017
Default Air Force Logo Support Airman of the Week: Ms. Shawn
McKenzie Shawn, 82nd Force Support Squadron fitness specialist and native of Davison, Michigan, has been with the Air Force for one year and eight months, and is the Support Airman of the Week at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, for the week of April 25 – May 1, 2017.
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2017
Default Air Force Logo Instructor of the Week: SSgt. Parker
Staff Sgt. Dawson Parker, 364th Training Squadron aircraft electrical and environmental instructor and native of Lakeland, Florida, has been in the Air Force for six years and is the Instructor of the Week at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, for the week of April 11-17, 2017.
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2017
Default Air Force Logo Support Airman of the Week: SrA McIlrath
Senior Airman Robert L. McIlrath, 82nd Training Wing Public Affairs photojournalist and native of Savannah, Georgia, has been in the Air Force for four years and is the Support Airman of the Week at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, for the week of April 11-17, 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
Sheppard’s Peer-to-Peer Airman Mentoring Program, aimed at developing student Airmen into future leaders, was featured as a “Best Practice” during the Air Force Community Action Information Board January 24, 2017. As its name implies, the program fosters a culture of positive influence driven and regulated by Airmen, with only oversight and occasional direction from the program managers. Peer-to-Peer developed from the ground up at Sheppard, focuses on developing professionalism, dignity, respect and aspects of emotional intelligence, according to Tommy Bonner, the Peer-to-Peer program manager. “We wanted to find a way to change the culture and thought processes of Airmen,” he said. (U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. Brittany Curry)

Sheppard Peer-to-Peer program named best practice
Sheppard’s Peer-to-Peer Airman Mentoring Program, aimed at developing student Airmen into future leaders, was featured as a “Best Practice” during the Air Force Community Action Information Board Jan. 24. As its name implies, the program fosters a culture of positive influence driven and regulated by Airmen, with only oversight and occasional direction from the program managers.
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2017
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
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