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  • Annual AFAF campaign kicks off March 22

    For those needing support, the Air Force Assistance Fund charities have been a lifeline and crucial in helping Airmen, families and retirees through their hard times. The 2021 AFAF campaign at Sheppard AFB is set to kickoff March 22 and continue through April 30.
  • Steering Committee gives resounding 'yes' to ENJJPT 2030 initiative

    The 81st meeting of the Euro-NATO Joint Jet Pilot Training Program Steering Committee wrapped up weeklong discussions March 12, 2021, giving its leadership at Sheppard Air Force Base the thumbs-up to move forward with several initiatives, including ENJJPT 2030.
  • UPDATE (March 8, 2021): Some Sheppard facilities, local areas under boil notice

    Several facilities on Sheppard AFB are under a boil order due to water issues. The information is fluid as facilities meet several factors, so this information will change as needed.
  • ENJJPT set to host 81st steering committee meeting virtually

    The 81st meeting of the Euro-NATO Joint Jet Pilot Training Program Steering Committee is set to begin March 8, 2021, a biannual gathering of partner nations to discuss the program and plans for the future.
  • Wing recognizes award nominees at Medallion Ceremony

    Nominees for 82nd Training Wing Annual and Technical Training Awards for 2020 were recognized at the base theater Feb. 25, 2021, during a Medallion Ceremony.
  • Base legal, AF Claims Service Center ready to assist following wintry blast

    The impact on Team Sheppard due to Winter Storm Viola has been significant.  As with past natural disasters, the Air Force Claims Service Center (CSC) and the Judge Advocate General’s Corps stand ready to assist.
  • New District 13 congressman visits Sheppard

    Rep. Ronny Jackson (R-Amarillo) made his first visit to Sheppard AFB Jan. 27, 2021, home to the only Air Force installation that conducts both technical and pilot training.
  • 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.
  • Student soars through avionics course, earns ACE award

    Airman 1st Class Angelica Julie Aquino, a 365th Training Squadron graduate earned the ACE award for achieving a 100 percent average throughout the 75-academic day, nine-block course.
  • Doolittle set to strive with own destiny

    Airman 1st Class John Taylor Doolittle Jr., a distant relative of the Air Force legend, graduated Sept. 3, 2020, from the 362nd Training Squadron’s F-16 Fighting Falcon crew chief apprentice course here. He is looking to make his own mark in military service as an aircraft maintainer, much like the Army Air Corps and Sheppard-trained mechanics who maintained B-25s used in the Doolittle Raid eight decades ago.

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