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  • 82nd MDG implements screening, pharmacy changes amid COVID-19

    Patients, customers and staff at the 82nd Medical Group here have seen some noticeable differences in operations the past several weeks, all part of a set of precautions to keep everyone as safe as possible during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Sheppard salutes area COVID-19 frontline fighters with Spirit Over Texoma

    Ten aircraft from Sheppard AFB took off at about 4 p.m. May 1, 2020, to pay tribute to those engaged in this fight with flyovers in North Texas and Southern Oklahoma as part of Spirit Over Texoma. Areas included Wichita Falls, Burkburnett, Electra and Iowa Park, Texas, as well as a flyovers in Lawton and Frederick in Oklahoma.
  • Medical Group alters appointment process during COVID-19

    The 82nd Medical Group here has instituted a virtual appointment process to continue providing high-quality care for Sheppard AFB beneficiaries.
  • LOCAL COVID-19 UPDATES (April 23, 2020)

    Several agencies are modifying or suspending their hours and services during this unprecedented time. The following list will be updated and published at the end of each day as needed as new information is sent to the 82nd Training Wing Public Affairs Office.
  • Operation Thread Masters: Spouse-led group makes face covers for Sheppard

    Over the past few months, multiple Sheppard AFB squadrons and communities have gotten together to help the COVID-19 crisis in their own ways. To add to the groups of supporting heroes we have the members of Operation THREAD MASTERS, a spouse led volunteer group obtaining masks for Sheppard’s base populace.
  • Second-generation Airman helps fifth-gen fighter reach milestone

    Airman 1st Class Benjamin Missel graduated as the 9,000th F-35 maintainer from the training program on March 13, 2020.
  • Pod system helps 80th FTW reduce risk of contracting, spreading COVID-19

    The 80th Flying Training Wing’s Euro-NATO Joint Jet Pilot Training Program has stepped up their operational game plan to keep personnel healthy while continuing its mission by operating within small units of individuals, or pods, as another measure to combat the spread of COVID-19 and limit potential exposure to the small groups instead of an entire class.
  • Serrano aces maintenance management production course

    Airman David N. Serrano graduated the 363rd Training Squadron’s maintenance management production apprentice course April 3, 2020, achieving perfect score throughout the syllabus.
  • '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 navigating the unknowns of game-changing innovation as well as a global pandemic.
  • Sheppard 1 of 5 AETC bases to use new COVID-19 test kits

    Sheppard AFB is one of five bases in Air Education and Training Command selected to receive new BioFire UEA test kits, which will knock down the turnaround time for COVID-19 results to potentially minutes instead of days, according to AETC.

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