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  • Thanks for the ride Sheppard

    It all began in the early 1940s as the Tex-Acts, the first official newspaper of Sheppard Field. That newspaper went away when the installation was closed down shortly after World War II. But, the need of Sheppard Air Force Base in the late 1940s breathed new life into the base newspaper, this time the Sheppard Senator; the first publication came
  • CGOs, Sheppard provides early Christmas for Wichita Falls ISD elementary students

    The holiday season for most people is a time of joy and excitement; a time of trees covered in lights and presents on Christmas morning. Unfortunately, not everyone is so lucky and Sheppard has gone out of its way to change that for some local children. Sheppard held its 10th Annual Give a Child a Christmas event Dec. 8, and what was once an
  • Pakistani Air Force leaders tour technical training facilities

    Eight representatives from the Pakistani Air Force Academy visited Sheppard Dec. 7-8 for a tour of the base facilities. The purpose of the tour was to orient the Pakistanis to Sheppard's aircraft maintenance training procedures, and allow them to enjoy the leisure activities available both on base and in the Wichita Falls area. "With the
  • Services Holiday Exodus hours

    The hours of operation for some 82nd Services Division functions will change during the Holiday Exodus beginning Dec. 22, ending Jan. 3.Here is a list of services with modified hours:Airman's Club Dec. 22: 5:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Dec. 23-24: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Dec. 25: Closed Dec. 26-Jan. 3: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Airman's Club Pub Dec. 22, 24-31: Closed Dec. 23, 30:
  • Commissary provides quality goods, saves shoppers money

    Whether shopping for presents, decorations or the tree itself, many members of Team Sheppard may find that spending a great deal of money is as much a holiday tradition as the happiness and peace the holidays inspire. However, some may not realize Sheppard offers its members one way to keep their hard-earned cash in hand - low-priced grocery
  • 82nd CS extinguishes Fire Department

    The 82nd Communications Squadron defeated the Sheppard Fire Department 39-31 last night in intramural basketball action. The win follows the 82nd CS's loss to the 82nd Security Forces Squadron Dec. 5. "We played a lot better than last week," said Derick Miller, 82nd CS coach. "We practiced a lot of basic skills (over the last week), and that really
  • Youth center looking for able coaches, mentors

    The Madrigal Youth Center is constantly looking for talented individuals willing to dedicate their time to helping instruct and motivate young children in sports. Volunteers don't have to be a professional sports coach, or even have any experience; they just need to be willing and able to be a mentor and more to a child. "We expect our volunteers
  • Cops cuff-up 82nd CS, 49-31

    The 82nd Security Forces Squadron Cops defeated the 82nd Communications Squadron in intramural basketball action, 49-31, Tuesday night at the Levitow Fitness Center. It was a neck-and-neck battle through out the majority of the game, but a second-half surge by the Cops sealed the win. A large amount of the scoring in the first half came from
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