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  • Nyquist aces aircraft fuel systems course

    Coeur d'Alene, Idaho-native Airman 1st Class Chad Nyquist, a 361st Training Squadron aircraft fuels systems apprentice course student, earned an ACE award June 21, 2018, after he made a 100 on the final test of the course.
  • NCOA Commandant to become Command Chief

    Federal law states that only 1 percent of the Air Force’s enlisted force may hold the rank chief master sergeant, making it no easy task to reach the top tier of the enlisted structure. But an even slimmer number of chiefs get selected for a command chief position.
  • RSAF colonel receives Meritorious Service Medal

    Royal Saudi air force Col. Bader M. Alotaibi received a Meritorious Service Medal for his outstanding achievements as senior country liaison officer at the 82nd Training Wing during a decoration presentation at Sheppard Air Force Base June 15, 2018.
  • Fostering unity leads to PACE award for Turner

    Lt. Col. Jason Turner, 80th OSS commander, said leadership at the flight level was outstanding and very much engaged with getting the mission accomplished when he arrived here in 2016. But as with any machine, a little fine tuning has to take place to make sure it runs smoothly. The changes made under Turners leadership led the roughly 19-year Air Force veteran to be named a recipient of the 2017 Profession at Arms Center of Excellence and Air University Leadership Institute Leadership Impact Award.
  • Pride Month Spotlight: Marc Maschhoff

    Marc Maschhoff, 82nd Training Wing labor relations officer at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, is a member of the LGBT community who proudly served as an enlisted member of the Air Force and now a civilian.
  • Sheppard in Photos

    This week's Sheppard in Photos features EOD stress testing, aerospace ground equipment training and the reveal of the coolest ride since the penny-farthing - the MJ-1B.
  • Wichita Falls mayor soars with 80th FTW

    Wichita Falls Mayor Stephen Santellana experienced the mental and physical requirements needed to be an Air Force combat pilot June 12 when he flew a training mission in a T-38C Talon with 80th Flying Training Wing Commander Col. Andrea Themely.
  • McCal takes command of 82nd Medical Group

    Col. Kevin McCal took command of the 82nd Medical group during a change of command ceremony at Sheppard Air Force Base June 11, 2018.
  • Incremental changes lead to PACE award for Cok

    Lt. Col. Mitchell Cok, 88th Fighter Training Squadron commander, used that approach to influence an adjustment within the squadron that places an emphasis on developing its people, which led to the 18-year Air Force veteran to be selected as a 2017 PACE Leadership Impact Award recipient.
  • Parents, caregivers should ACT before leaving vehicle unattended

    The Sheppard Air Force Base Chattler Family Advocacy Program would like bring awareness to the leading cause of non-crash-related fatalities for children 14 and younger – heatstroke. A heatstroke, also known as sun stroke, is a type of severe heat illness that results in a body temperature greater than 104 degrees and confusion. The U.S. had 42 child vehicular heat deaths in 2017, according to the Texas Heatstroke Task Force. Texas ranks No. 1 in hot-car deaths.

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