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  • 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.

  • 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

  • Egyptian officer aces 361st TRS AGE course

    Egyptian air force Lt. Col. Osama A. Khalil recently aced the 361st Training Squadron’s aerospace ground equipment apprentice course. The training consists of 15 blocks on instruction over the course of 87 academic days.

  • FAIPs heart and soul of ENJJPT pilot training

    First Assignment Instructor Pilots, known as a “FAIP” in the pilot community, play an important role in the pilot training business.  After completing undergraduate pilot training, a few select students go directly into pilot instructor training. 

  • Sailor-turned-Airman aces MAF consolidated course

    Staff Sgt. Wayne C. Russell, a native of Latham, New York, and a member of the 109th Airlift Wing in Schenectady, finished the 365th Training Squadron's 19-block Mobility Air Force consolidated course with perfect scores on all graded areas of the roughly five-month training program.

  • Koester takes command of service's largest training group

    Col. Terry Koester took command of the 982nd Training Group during a ceremony July 23, 2020, at Sheppard AFB. Col. Anthony Puente, who will now serve as the 82nd Training Wing’s vice commander here, relinquished command.