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  • Eyes on the skies result in recognition for controller, flight safety

    An air traffic controller and the Flight Safety Office at Sheppard were recently recognized among the best at what they do by Air Education and Training Command.
  • Introducing Sheppard's Privatized Housing Resident Advocates

    Recognizing a need to provide an intermediary to address past problems with privatized military housing and in an effort to continuously improve upon the care for active duty military, the FY2020 National Defense Authorization Act introduced Privatized Housing Resident Advocates.
  • Student assignment process focus of Sheppard's first Art of the Possible event

    An initiative that encourages innovation and creativity that challenges the status quo is underway here to take a soups-to-nuts look at the technical training process and, over time, improve its various phases employing a constraints-based management system used by Air Force Sustainment Centers. A multifunctional team at Sheppard AFB has employed Art of the Possible concepts to standardize and streamline the student assignment process.
  • Department of the Air Force releases findings on racial disparity review

    The Department of the Air Force released its report on the findings of an Air Force Inspector General independent review into racial disparity Dec. 21. The full report is available for download on AF.mil.
  • Tennessee Native ACEs Aerospace Propulsion Course

    Airman Michael Bush earned the ACE Award in the aerospace propulsion apprentice course after getting perfect scores in all his tests during his Technical Training here.
  • 532nd TRS officially realigns under 82nd TRG

    A virtual transition ceremony officially transferred the 532nd Training Squadron at Vandenberg AFB, California, to the 82nd Training Group here on Dec. 7, 2020, marking the final stage of a process that began months ago.
  • Air Force Surgeon General visits the 82nd Medical Group

    The general and Chief Medical Enlisted Force Advisor Chief Master Sgt. Dawn M. Kolczynski spoke with members of the 82nd Medical Group during an all-call event, reminding them that medical readiness and delivering trusted care to beneficiaries continue to be the two essential parts of AFMS. But the rise of the COVID-19 crisis continues to threaten the wellbeing of people worldwide and presents a new set of challenges for the 82nd MDG.
  • Houston native ACEs avionics technician course

    Airman 1st Class Yacouba Ky graduated the F-16 avionics journeyman course and earned the ACE award for his perfect test scores. The course which is nine blocks of curriculum within 73 academic days and 584 class hours, Airman 1st Class Ky, did not miss a single question on a test.
  • Low, Slow, and Steady Wins the Race

    The sun rose over Nellis, AFB, Nevada and aircraft began departing for the Air force’s annual green flag exercises. After several early morning hours of prepping information for various operations, intelligence officer and then lieutenant, Richard Bergeron, took in the scene from the ramp. Despite years of service and accomplishment, one very important goal eluded him: earning the coveted wings of an Air Force aviator.
  • Main Gate to open Nov. 21

    The reopening of Sheppard Air Force Base's Main Gate marks the near-completion of a more than $8 million federal, state and local partnership effort to the installation’s primary entrance to beautify the area as well as enhance force protection and antiterrorism measures.

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