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  • Former wing commanders share perspectives of 9/11 for 20th Anniversary

    To commemorate the 20th Anniversary of 9/11, the commanders of the 82nd Training Wing and 80th Flying Training Wing returned to Sheppard for a special video project. Retired Maj. Gen. Michael Collings, 82nd TRW commander from July 2001 to February 2002, and retired Lt. Gen. Ralph Jodice II, 80th FTW

  • Cyber career field looks to develop agile, all-in-one Airmen

    A meeting of Headquarters Air Force and Major Command functional managers of the cyberspace support career field wrapped up weeklong discussions Aug. 27, 2021, with one goal in mind – develop an adaptable and agile communications and cyber career field to meet Air Force requirements at the speed of

  • New 2nd AF commander ready to train, develop, lead Airmen of tomorrow

    The 2nd Air Force’s newest commander, Maj. Gen. Michele C. Edmondson, completed her first official visit to the largest technical training wing in the Air Force, Aug. 25, 2021, giving her an opportunity to witness real-time training and observe the newest technology used to train today’s Airmen for

  • Drew ups HPCON to Bravo as local cases increase

    Brig. Gen. Lyle Drew, 82nd Training Wing commander, bumped up the installation’s Health Protection Condition on August 5, 2021, from Alpha to Bravo as confirmed cases of COVID-19 continue to rise in surrounding communities.

  • DOD makes mask wear mandatory indoors

    Per new Defense Department guidance, mask wear indoors is mandatory effective immediately in areas considered to be in the "High" transmission category according to Centers of Disease Control & Prevention guidelines. This includes Wichita County.

  • RDA opens doors for military, community partnerships

    A multifaceted group of area leaders and influencers were seated at Sheppard AFB recently for its first Regional Development Alliance meeting. Military, local, state and federal stakeholders came together to communicate, coordinate, understand and address the key issues and challenges facing

  • Drew takes command of 82nd TRW, set to develop Airmen AF needs

    Brig. Gen. Lyle K. Drew took command of 82nd Training Wing, the largest and most diverse of the four technical wings in Air Education and Training Command and Air Force, during a change of command ceremony here. Maj. Gen. Andrea D. Tullos, 2nd Air Force commander, officiated the ceremony.

  • Lemon takes command of AF's most diverse training group

    Col. Daniel W. Lemon took command of the 782nd Training Group, while Col. Loren B. Graham handed over the guidon after three years in the leadership position. Brig. Gen. Kenyon K. Bell, 82nd Training Wing commander, officiated the ceremony.