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  • Virtual reality centerpiece for 362nd Innovation Expo

    The 362nd Training Squadron hosted an innovation expo on Thursday, July 28, 2022, to demonstrate the new ways they are optimizing the students' learning environment through the use of virtual reality technology.

  • 362nd TRS's T3 initiative proving to be virtual success in the classroom

    The 362nd Training Squadron at Sheppard Air Force Base, home to all of the service’s crew chief technical training, is leveraging today’s technology to provide a near-real experience in a virtual world as Airmen learn their trade. Technical Training Transformation, or T3, introduces a learning

  • AFIMSC seeks ideas for 3rd Annual Innovation Rodeo

    The Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center is seeking those with bright ideas to join in this year’s Innovation Rodeo, which is under way now and runs through Dec. 1, 2020. Each entry has an opportunity at $1 million in funding and resources to put their ideas into motion.

  • 'Guinea pig' class conquers innovation, COVID-19 en route to graduation

    Euro-NATO Joint Jet Pilot Training Program Class 20-04 has endured unique circumstances during their trek to earn their pilot wings, which began Feb. 26, 2019. Perhaps no other class in the nearly 40-year history of the 80th Flying Training Wing program has faced the traditional trials while also

  • International environment, innovation to headline 21st-century pilot training

    The 77th meeting of the ENJJPT Steering Committee, which is the governing body of the world’s only internationally manned and operated pilot training program, was held at Sheppard AFB March 11-15 to give representatives from partner nations an opportunity to discuss the physical and financial health

  • Donovan: Readiness, force lethality begins with training

    Under Secretary of the Air Force Matthew P. Donovan, the second highest ranking civilian in the Department of the Air Force, visited Sheppard on Feb. 14, 2019, to see how the Air Force’s largest and most diverse technical and undergraduate pilot training base is employing technology to train today’s

  • Pilot training moving at the speed of innovation

    The implementation of virtual and augmented realities by the 80th Flying Training Wing is creating a portfolio of tools that allows instructor and student pilots alike to enhance the learning experience within the Euro-NATO Joint Jet Pilot Training program, the world’s only internationally manned

  • Gudgel: Industrial Age way of teaching giving way to innovation

    Chief Master Sgt. Juliet Gudgel, AETC command chief master sergeant, said Jan. 31, 2018, during a three-day visit to North Texas that Sheppard AFB is leading the charge on challenging the status quo, training Airmen in a different and meaningful way, and employs equipment and innovation in a way

  • Airmen take advantage of virtual reality paint booths

    Members of the 359th Training Squadron’s Detachment 1 recently installed two 3-D virtual reality paint trainers in their schoolhouse, which graduates about 1,200 Airmen annually in the aircraft structural maintenance, low observable aircraft structural maintenance and non-destructive inspection