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82nd Medical Group Pharmacy

Nancy King, a volunteer at the 82nd Medical Group Pharmacy, dispenses medication at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, May 7, 2018. King, who has volunteered for decades, helps the 82nd Medical Group fill more than 165,000 prescriptions a year. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kevin Clites)

362nd Training Squadron fundamentals of aircraft maintenance course

An Airman in the 362nd Training Squadron fundamentals of aircraft maintenance course awaits his instructor’s command to move a flight line fire extinguisher at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, May 8, 2018. This particular fire extinguisher carries more than 150 pounds of Halon, a non-toxic, non-corrosive, fire extinguishing agent that works by stopping fuel, ignition, and oxygen from interacting. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kevin Clites)

362nd Training Squadron fundamentals of aircraft maintenance course

Airman Jose Colina, left, and Airman Dustin Soto, 362nd Training Squadron fundamentals of aircraft maintenance students, inspect a wrench in their introduction to hand tools class at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, May 8, 2018. Upon completion of this course, Colina and Soto will attend follow on training at Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina, for specific training on the C-17 Globemaster III. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kevin Clites)

362nd Training Squadron fundamentals of aircraft maintenance course

A fundamentals of aircraft maintenance class from the 362nd Training Squadron wait for their instructor at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, May 8, 2018. After completing initial skills training at Sheppard, these Airmen will begin follow-on training at a base specific to their airframe. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kevin Clites)

T-6A Texan II simulator training

Tim Ingle (right), a retired Air Force lieutenant colonel and T-6A Texan II instructor, talks to 80th Flying Training Wing Euro-NATO Joint Jet Pilot Training program student pilot 2nd Lt. Josh Self before a simulator training sortie at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, May 8, 2018. Self and other members of class 19-05 get familiar with the instrument panel, controls, levers, taxiing, take offs, landings and basic flying in the multi-million dollar simulators before stepping into an actual aircraft, which is a couple weeks away for this baby class. (U.S. Air Force photo by John Ingle)

T-6A Texan II simulator training

Second Lt. Josh Self, a member of the 80th Flying Training Wing's Euro-NATO Joint Jet Pilot Training program class 19-05 and a native of Coppell, Texas, takes to the skies in a T-6A Texan II flight simulator at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, May 8, 2018. Self and other members of the newest undergraduate pilot training class get familiar with instruments, levers, takes offs and landings, and basic flying maneuvers in the simulator before getting in the cockpit of an actual Texan II, saving the Air Force time, money and longevity of the aircraft in the process. (U.S. Air Force photo by John Ingle)

364th Training Squadron fuels schoolhouse

Airman Jason McKnight, 364th Training Squadron fuels apprentice course student and native of Birmingham, Alabama, marshals in a fuel truck during block one of training at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, May 9, 2018. Learning to operate and direct field trucks can be challenging for both students and instructors as many of the students haven’t driven a car since they left for basic military training months before. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Madeleine Remillard)

364th Training Squadron fuels schoolhouse

Senior Airman Nathan Lynch, a 364th Training Squadron force fuels operation readiness and capability equipment course student, inspects R-18’s, R-19’s and R-20’s at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, May 9, 2018. Inspections are performed by students and closely evaluated by instructors to ensure that all systems are clean, operational and free of hazards such as ice covering a weather cap or low tire pressure. Without fully functioning systems, the mission could be crucially jeopardized. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Madeleine Remillard)

364th Training Squadron fuels schoolhouse

Water fog forms as Tech. Sgt. Paul Simmons, 364th Training Squadron fuels instructor, releases liqud nitrogen into a container at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, May 9, 2018. The Air Force uses liquid nitrogen for a variety of functions including aircraft tire inflation, on-board fire suppression systems and more. Liquid nitrogen can burn the skin at minus-321 degrees farenheit. (U.S. Air Force photo by John Ingle)

364th Training Squadron fuels schoolhouse
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Hard-boiled eggs go from a soft, squishy texture to frozen solid in a matter of minutes as they soak in a bath of frigid liquid nitrogen at the 364th Training Squadron's fuels schoolhouse at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, May 9, 2018. Although boiling when poured into a container, liquid nitrogen can reach temperatures of minus-346 degrees Fahrenheit. The liquid is used to inflate aircraft tires as well in on-board fire suppressant systems on aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by John Ingle)

364th Training Squadron fuel quality control course
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Staff Sgt. Joshua Kandes (foreground), from Scott Air Force Base, Ill., and Airman 1st Class Veronica Garcia, from Pope Army Airfield, N.C., 364th Training Squadron fuel quality control course students, draw fuel from an R-11 fuel truck to inspect the sample at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, May 9, 2018. The "lab" course, as it is refered to, is an advanced class that teaches Airmen in the field to ensure aircraft fuel is clean, clear and dry, which means no sediments or other materials are in the fuel, the liquid is clear and free from water. (U.S. Air Force photo by John Ingle)

API committee visits Sheppard Elementary
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Teagan Larsen and Cameridge Boyden, pre-K students at Sheppard Air Force Base Elementary School participate in a game of Kendama at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, May 10, 2018. Kendama is traditionally a Japanese game, but has become popular all over the world, especially is Hawaii. It is important to each member of the Asian-Pacific Islander Heritage Committee that students get a look at different aspects Asian cultures starting at a young age. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Madeleine Remillard)

API committee visits Sheppard Elementary
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Theordore Presley, a pre-K student at Sheppard Air Force Base Elementary School, enjoys a piece of White Rabbit creamy milk-based candy at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, May 10, 2018. Since the month of May is Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month, the Asian-Pacific Islander Heritage Committee set up a presentation at Sheppard Elementary to educate the students on various aspects of Asian cultures such as traditional games, languages, calligraphy, origami and candy. Candy was given to the students as a prize at the end of each station. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Madeleine Remillard)

API committee visits Sheppard Elementary
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Pre-K students at Sheppard Air Force Base Elementary School participate in a game of Chinese jump rope at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, May 10, 2018. Members of the Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Committee taught the students the jump counts and techniques and let each student take their turn. It is important to each member of the Asian-Pacific Islander Heritage Committee that students get a look at different aspects Asian cultures starting at a young age. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Madeleine Remillard)

SHEPPARD AIR FORCE BASE, Texas – This week's Sheppard in Photos highlights simulator training at the 80th Flying Training Wing, the 364th Training Squadron's fuels apprentice course, the 82nd Medical Group pharmacy, Asian-American Pacific Islander committee members visiting Sheppard Elementary and crew chief apprentices from the 362nd TRS.