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N/A Sheppard plays role in 'North Texas Rising'
North Texas, Sheppard Air Force Base history comes alive at the Wichita Theatre.
0 10/25
2017
n/a Hotter'N Hell 100 preparation underway
Saturday, August 26, 2017, Team Sheppard will host a portion of the annual Hotter’N Hell Hundred cycling event throughout the base.
0 8/21
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.
0 7/05
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.
0 5/22
2017
Wichita Falls, Texas, Chief of Police Manuel Borrego, provides closing remarks during the National Police Week proclamation ceremony, May 15, 2017. National Police Week honors both current and former law enforcement officers as well as officers who’ve paid the ultimate sacrifice. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kyle E. Gese) Commentary: Not just cops
Air Force Security Forces Airmen aren’t just cops; they’re heroes. A commentary by Staff Sgt. Kyle E. Gese.
0 5/17
2017
Thousands of people from Wichita Falls and neighboring communities attend the 75th Anniversary Open House and Air Show Celebration on Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, Sept. 17, 2016. The celebration had numerous performers such as the Tora Tora Tora Pearl Harbor reenactment, the Air Force Wings of Blue, skydiver Dana Bowman, Viper Air Show jet car and solo demo, Randy Ball’s Mig 17 and Vietnam T-37 demo, Kent Pietsch Jelly Belly comedy air act, Texas Raiders B-17 WWII demo, Freedom Flyers P-51 WWII demo, and the world-famous U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kyle E. Gese) Safest Sheppard Air Show to Date
Hosting an open house and air show has many inherent risks. So how did Sheppard Air Force Base pull off the safest air show to date with little to no issues?
0 9/23
2016
Thousands of people from Wichita Falls and neighboring communities attend the 75th Anniversary Open House and Air Show Celebration on Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, Sept. 17, 2016. The celebration had numerous performers such as the Tora Tora Tora Pearl Harbor reenactment, the Air Force Wings of Blue, skydiver Dana Bowman, Viper Air Show jet car and solo demo, Randy Ball’s Mig 17 and Vietnam T-37 demo, Kent Pietsch Jelly Belly comedy air act, Texas Raiders B-17 WWII demo, Freedom Flyers P-51 WWII demo, and the world-famous U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kyle E. Gese) Thousands look to the sky at Sheppard's Air Show
Nearly 64,000 people attended the 75th Anniversary Air Show Celebration at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas; more than double what the event planners anticipated.
0 9/20
2016
82nd Training Wing Commander Brig. Gen. Patrick Doherty shakes hands with Wichita Falls Mayor Glenn Barham outside Sheppard's Main Gate. Demolition is ongoing as part of a $3.5 million project by the city to improve the area. Front Gate Facelift
Work is moving forward on a $3.5 million project to upgrade the area just outside Sheppard’s main gate, improving force protection, transportation and the overall appearance of the area. A Defense Economic Adjustment Assistance Grant to the City of Wichita Falls is funding about $1.75 million of the project; the city is providing an additional $1.25 million in economic development funding while the Federal Transit Administration is adding another $500,000.
0 8/17
2016
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