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  • Department of the Air Force releases findings on racial disparity review

    The Department of the Air Force released its report on the findings of an Air Force Inspector General independent review into racial disparity Dec. 21. The full report is available for download on AF.mil.
  • Tennessee Native ACEs Aerospace Propulsion Course

    Airman Michael Bush earned the ACE Award in the aerospace propulsion apprentice course after getting perfect scores in all his tests during his Technical Training here.
  • 532nd TRS officially realigns under 82nd TRG

    A virtual transition ceremony officially transferred the 532nd Training Squadron at Vandenberg AFB, California, to the 82nd Training Group here on Dec. 7, 2020, marking the final stage of a process that began months ago.
  • Air Force Surgeon General visits the 82nd Medical Group

    The general and Chief Medical Enlisted Force Advisor Chief Master Sgt. Dawn M. Kolczynski spoke with members of the 82nd Medical Group during an all-call event, reminding them that medical readiness and delivering trusted care to beneficiaries continue to be the two essential parts of AFMS. But the rise of the COVID-19 crisis continues to threaten the wellbeing of people worldwide and presents a new set of challenges for the 82nd MDG.
  • Houston native ACEs avionics technician course

    Airman 1st Class Yacouba Ky graduated the F-16 avionics journeyman course and earned the ACE award for his perfect test scores. The course which is nine blocks of curriculum within 73 academic days and 584 class hours, Airman 1st Class Ky, did not miss a single question on a test.
  • Low, Slow, and Steady Wins the Race

    The sun rose over Nellis, AFB, Nevada and aircraft began departing for the Air force’s annual green flag exercises. After several early morning hours of prepping information for various operations, intelligence officer and then lieutenant, Richard Bergeron, took in the scene from the ramp. Despite years of service and accomplishment, one very important goal eluded him: earning the coveted wings of an Air Force aviator.
  • Main Gate to open Nov. 21

    The reopening of Sheppard Air Force Base's Main Gate marks the near-completion of a more than $8 million federal, state and local partnership effort to the installation’s primary entrance to beautify the area as well as enhance force protection and antiterrorism measures.
  • BOST optimizes performance, one unit at a time

    A multidisciplinary team of professionals comprised of a team manager, social worker, and strength and conditioning coach is focused on optimizing performance one unit at a time. They work together by observing squadrons and identifying a range of challenges that compromise mission-readiness while recommending functional services that increase overall performance.
  • Revamping recycling

    After two years of waiting, Donna Sykes, the Qualified Recycling Program manager for Sheppard AFB, when the recycling center installed a new cardboard baler Nov. 3, 2020.
  • Cancer survivor realizing dream of becoming pilot

    At 18 years old, all Charles Boynton knew was that he wanted to fly. He was infatuated with the thrill and limitless feeling of the sky, but a testicular cancer diagnosis in 2018 threatened to shoot down those dreams. More than two years later, he's set to soar again after surviving his cancer and receiving a medical waiver to fly.

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