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  • Pilots go 'virtually' anywhere at Tech Symposium

    Pilots take to virtual skies during a Tech Symposium hosted by the 80th Flying Training Wing at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, May 22-23, 2018.
  • AF selects Sheppard E-6s for promotion

    About 180 technical sergeants assigned to Sheppard Air Force Base were among the more than 6,100 selected by the Air Force for promotion to master sergeant as part of the 18E7 promotion cycle.
  • Love of career leads Mickens to SecAF award

    On May 8, 2018, Master Sgt. Terrell Mickens, NCO Academy director of resources and first sergeant at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, was awarded the Secretary of the Air Force Leadership Award in the Senior Noncommissioned Officer Category for Air University.
  • 362nd TRS 'B' Team claims Joint Warrior Challenge

    Teams from the Air Force, Army, Marines and Navy competed in the annual Joint Warrior Challenge at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, May 19, 2018.
  • Legal team gets 'bearish' with mock trial

    The 82nd Training Wing Judge Advocate office made a trip to Haynes Northwest Academy, an elementary school in Wichita Falls, Texas, for a mock trial to teach students there about the law.
  • Sheppard in Photos

    SHEPPARD AIR FORCE BASE, Texas – This week's Sheppard in Photos takes a look at technical training, physical fitness, aircraft maintenance at the 80th Flying Training Wing and more.
  • Dispatchers training to provide life-saving advice over phone

    Police officers and emergency medical technicians are often seen as heroes during emergencies, rushing in to save the day. While these emergency personnel are absolutely essential, they wouldn’t be able to get where they need to go without the help of the behind-the-scenes heroes – 911 dispatchers.
  • RSAF students flourish under Alotaibi leadership

    The improvement in military discipline, bearing and standards under Royal Saudi air force Col. Bader M. Alotaibi’s watchful eye has paid dividends for the RSAF and their investment in their Airmen here. Since Alotaibi’s arrival, the attrition rate of RSAF Airmen in training has gone from about 50 percent before his leadership to less than 2 percent now.
  • 87-year-old Airman revisits Sheppard after 70 years

    On May 16, 2018, 87 year old Retired Staff Sgt. Darrell Nordhagen, former payroll chief clerk at Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, and his family returned to Sheppard AFB, Texas, where he started his path to become an Airman in 1948.
  • 80th FTW aviators get close-up view of combat aircraft

    Undergraduate pilot training students at the 80th Flying Training Wing's Euro-NATO Joint Jet Pilot Training program got an up close look at combat aircraft such as the A-10 Thunderbolt II, F-22 Raptor and F-15E Strike Eagle May 10-11, 2018, at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas.

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