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Public Affairs is the focal point for providing information on Sheppard Air Force Base issues, programs and base events to Airmen, the community and members of the news media. The staff provides speakers for civic organizations in the community, submits information to the weekly newspaper, and is the commander's liaison between the base and local media organizations. All media requests concerning Sheppard people, programs and events must be coordinated through Public Affairs.

tabAerial Requests 
Community relations helps facilitate flyovers and static display requests that Sheppard AFB performs nationwide. To start a request, you will need to submit a DD Form 2535 online at and receive approval from the Air Force Aerial Events office at the Pentagon.
Once you have approval from the Pentagon, flyovers are considered for aviation-related and patriotic observances held in conjunction with Armed Forces Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, POW/MIA Day or Veterans Day. There are some exceptions to policies; those not meeting the criteria can possibly be approved one-time only as an Exception-to-Policy event, provided there is sufficient rationale for support. *The request process takes approximately 90 days to complete.
tabMedia Requests 
All media queries and requests for interviews must be coordinated through the public affairs office. We look forward to working with media outlets to share our Air Force story.
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Event Support Requests

Base personnel are encouraged to participate in community events. Sheppard offers the following programs to the surrounding community:
Complete the corresponding form for your request and send via email to the 82nd Training Wing Public Affairs Office at or by fax (940) 676-4245 no later than 3-4 weeks prior to the date of the event.

Request for Volunteers

Many service members actively volunteer on their off-duty time in a variety of charitable organizations, schools and churches in their communities. Their participation is strictly a personal choice and is not regulated by the Department of Defense. 

Send an email request to the 82nd Training Wing Public Affairs Office with the following information:

Event Date/Time:
Volunteer Times:
Misc Info:
To sign up/get more info:

*Submitting a request does not guarantee you will receive support.

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tabPublic Affairs Office Contact Info
Sheppard Public Affairs
917 Missile Rd. Bldg. 1917, Ste. 1C203
Sheppard AFB, TX 76311

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