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  • Doolittle set to strive with own destiny

    Airman 1st Class John Taylor Doolittle Jr., a distant relative of the Air Force legend, graduated Sept. 3, 2020, from the 362nd Training Squadron’s F-16 Fighting Falcon crew chief apprentice course here. He is looking to make his own mark in military service as an aircraft maintainer, much like the Army Air Corps and Sheppard-trained mechanics who maintained B-25s used in the Doolittle Raid eight decades ago.
  • 82nd MDG gets new website, transitions to TRICARE domain

    A new website for the 82nd Medical Group was part of a larger push by the Defense Health Agency on Sept. 1, 2020, to transition 74 Air Force hospital and clinic websites to the TRICARE.mil domain.
  • Egyptian officer aces 361st TRS AGE course

    Egyptian air force Lt. Col. Osama A. Khalil recently aced the 361st Training Squadron’s aerospace ground equipment apprentice course. The training consists of 15 blocks on instruction over the course of 87 academic days.
  • Sheppard women supporting women

    W.I.N.G.S. had their first kickoff event Aug. 10, 2020, at the Sheppard AFB NCO Academy with a focus on “hurdles women may face while in a predominantly male workforce.”
  • Second to None: Building the Airmen We Need for America’s Air Force

    From basic to technical training and beyond, Second Air Force is responsible for taking the best civilians our country has to offer and transforming them into exceptional Airmen of character.
  • FAIPs heart and soul of ENJJPT pilot training

    First Assignment Instructor Pilots, known as a “FAIP” in the pilot community, play an important role in the pilot training business.  After completing undergraduate pilot training, a few select students go directly into pilot instructor training. 
  • Sailor-turned-Airman aces MAF consolidated course

    Staff Sgt. Wayne C. Russell, a native of Latham, New York, and a member of the 109th Airlift Wing in Schenectady, finished the 365th Training Squadron's 19-block Mobility Air Force consolidated course with perfect scores on all graded areas of the roughly five-month training program.
  • Koester takes command of service's largest training group

    Col. Terry Koester took command of the 982nd Training Group during a ceremony July 23, 2020, at Sheppard AFB. Col. Anthony Puente, who will now serve as the 82nd Training Wing’s vice commander here, relinquished command.
  • Massachusetts native ACEs avionics technician course

    Airman 1st Class Colby Ballou, 365th Training Squadron avionics apprentice course graduate, earned the ACE award after scoring perfect scores on all 12 block tests in the avionics course at Sheppard AFB, Texas.

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