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  • Sheppard in Photos

    Sheppard in Photos is a weekly product that highlights the different training missions of Sheppard Air Force Base and the agencies that support those missions.
  • 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 Airmen for tomorrow.
  • From translator to Air Force blue: Airman shares story of service before enlistment

    Airman 1st Class Saeed Shnawa, an aircrew flight equipment Airman who recently graduated from the career field's apprentice course at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, shares his story of service as a translator in Iraq and now as an Airman in the Air Force.
  • 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 and operated combat pilot training program.
  • 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 that creates a new and exciting experience for new Airmen entering the Air Force. It’s the new process of developing 21st century Airmen using 21st century tools and technology.
  • Sheppard a stop during F-35A Lightning II road tour

    Combat pilots from Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, made a stop here Jan. 11 to give students of the 80th Flying Training Wing’s Euro-NATO Joint Jet Pilot Training program and up-close look at the sleek one-seater jet as well as talk about some of its unique features and how the Air Force is deploying it now and into the future.
  • Yokota-bound Airman aces hydraulic systems course

    Airman Rendon W. McClain, assigned to the 374th Maintenance Squadron at Yokota, aced the 364th Training Squadron’s hydraulic systems apprentice course recently, mastering each testing benchmark with perfect scores.
  • AMOC student surprised by boyfriend's proposal after graduation

    Second Lt. Olufunmilayo Akinlosotu was surprised Dec. 14, 2018, when her boyfriend, 2nd Lt. Jacob Onyechi, unexpectedly arrived to her graduation from aircraft maintenance officers course at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, and proposed to her.
  • Military children scholarship program application process begins Dec. 14

    he Scholarships for Military Children Program for school year 2019 – 2020 kicks off Dec. 14, and continues accepting applications through Feb. 15.
  • AF selects 5 from Sheppard for promotion to E-9

    Five Sheppard AFB senior master sergeants were among the 479 selected during the 18E9 promotion cycle to become part of the top 1 percent of the enlisted structure in the Air Force.

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