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  • Team Phoenix rises to the challenge

    Team Phoenix, the 82nd Communications Squadron, continues to lead the way as they work to provide seamless, secure voice and data connections here while reducing trouble ticket resolution times and educating network users about cyber security.Although Team Phoenix prides itself on nearly

  • Thrive Guide arrives at Sheppard Air Force Base

    The Wichita Falls Chamber of Commerce recently published a Thrive Guide featuring base, local and state resources for military-connected families in the area. The Thrive Guide supplements the Five & Thrive Guide, which provides a broader scope of information. The Thrive Guide for Wichita Falls and

  • 368th TRS: leading by example

    The 368th Training Squadron, a detachment at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., has won instructor of the quarter 14 times in the last 16 quarters and has won the last two Annual Joint Service Non-Commissioned Officer Awards.

  • Cable Dawg Instructors build confined space simulator

    Tech Training Transformation continues at the 82nd Training Wing as instructors from the 364th Training Squadron’s Cable and Antennae School built and implemented a confined space simulator in January 2024, here. The 77-academic day apprentice course has four instructional blocks that cover working

  • AF Logistics Enterprise Council holds winter meeting at Sheppard

    The 82nd Training Wing hosted the Air Force A4 Enterprise Council for its 2024 winter meeting Feb. 26-27, after a virtual session held Feb. 23.With the meeting focused on “Developing the Airmen We Need,” Sheppard was a natural choice to host – the 82nd provides the lion’s share of officer and

  • Team Sheppard demonstrates STEAM power at fair

    Airmen from the 82nd Training Wing and the 80th Flying Training Wing participated in a STEAM fair at Overton Ray Elementary School in Burkburnett, Texas, February 22, 2024. They spoke to around 120 children about how studying science, technology, engineering, aerospace and mathematics can lead to an

  • 82nd TRW POL puts fuel bladder prototype to the test

    The 82nd Training Wing’s Petroleum, Oil and Lubricants schoolhouse conducted first article testing of a fuel bladder prototype developed through a collaboration between Air Force subject matter experts, the Defense Innovation Unit, and a commercial partner January 24, 2024, here. The prototype is

  • Nondestructive Inspection Airmen learn to look beneath the surface

    Over the course of 51 training days, Nondestructive Inspection instructors from the 82nd Training Wing’s 359th Training Squadron Detachment 1 teach future NDI Airmen how to use technologies like x-ray, ultrasound, eddy currents and oil analysis to detect miniscule defects safely and effectively in

  • Field Training Detachment 4 resumes training at Tyndall Air Force Base

    Category 5 storm Hurricane Michael leveled most of Tyndall Air Force Base on October 10, 2018. The base still bears the scars of the storm’s onslaught, with condemned buildings and splintered tree stumps dotting the nearly 30,000 acres. However, amid the cacophony of nonstop construction and F-35