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Posted 10/17/2012 Printable Fact Sheet

82nd Mission Support Group

The 82nd Mission Support Group provides security, personnel support, food services, communications, contracting services, logistics, supplies, vehicle maintenance, housing, lodging, facility maintenance and emergency services for Sheppard's two wings and 17 tenants composed of more than 5,900 military, civilian and contractor personnel, 81,900 joint trainees annually and 9,200 dependants and retirees.

Mission: Support, serve and sustain Team Sheppard at home and abroad

  • Supports two wings and 20,000 people
  • Permanent party personnel totals 2,000
  • $3.2 billion in assets 2,317 facilities and four runways on 5,736 acres
Phone: 940-676-2336
DSN: 736-2336

82nd Civil Engineer Squadron

The 82nd Civil Engineer Squadron delivers first class facilities with development, operations, maintenance, repair and protection of the Sheppard Air Force Base community. The Civil Engineer squadron provides environmental stewardship, emergency management, housing, contracts oversight and fire protection. The 82nd Civil Engineer Squadron provides for cradle-to-grave technical, design and construction surveillance of construction projects accomplished by contract, including Simplified Acquisition of Base Engineering Requirements. They also prepare technical data, studies and evaluation services in support of facility maintenance and upgrade. The 82nd Civil Engineer Squadron accomplishes base community and comprehensive planning activities and develops programming documents to support the construction program.

82nd Communications Squadron

The 82nd Communications Squadron provides world-class communication and information systems. The 82nd Communications Squadron is Sheppard's portal to the world of information; enabling the development of combat capability through on-time, on-target information systems and services for the base community.

82nd Contracting Squadron

82nd Contracting Squdaron

The 82nd Contracting Squadron develops and executes responsive strategies and compliant sourcing solutions to enable the global United States Air Force mission. The 82nd Contracting Squadron is responsible for awarding and administering a variety of contracts ranging from computer equipment to multimillion-dollar construction projects. This office also manages large dollar, mission-essential contracts for aircraft maintenance, transportation, supply, fuels and civil engineering support.

82nd Logistics Readiness Squadron

82nd Logistics Readiness Squadron

The 82nd Logistics Readiness Squadron is the premiere logistics organization, combining planning, supply and transportation skills into one organization, under one commander, with all the resources to keep pace with the swift demands of deployment, employment and sustainment support requirements.

82nd Force Support Squadron

82nd Force Support Squadron

The 82nd Force Support Squadron is the most widely diverse organization at Sheppard, providing more than 20 different activities to military and family members, as well as authorized civilian customers. The squadron activities generate more than a quarter of a million dollars annually in non-appropriated funds. The unit manages food services, lodging, personnel and manpower, recreational support, family services, youth programs, professional development and education. The 82nd Force Support Squadron evolved from the United States Air Force-directed mergers of Sheppard's Mission Support Squadron and Services Squadron in 2009. The merger concentrated the base's primary customer support and service functions under one command and reduced the number of flights from twelve to five.

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82nd Security Forces Squadron

82nd Security Forces Squadron

The 82nd Security Forces Squadron produces and deploys combat capable Airmen to protect, defend and fight to enable United States Air Force, joint and coalition missions at home and abroad. The 82nd Security Forces Squadron provides force protection for Sheppard Air Force Base and fully trained and qualified security forces personnel to Air Expeditionary Force deployments. The 82nd Security Forces Squadron provides multiple services for the base such as police services, antiterrorism, air base defense, physical security, personnel security and combat arms training. The Security Forces Squadron also operates the Sheppard Air Force Base Visitor Center and military working dog kennel.

Point of Contact
82nd Training Wing Public Affairs

Updated as of 10 Apr 12

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