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  • 113 Sheppard Airmen to promote to master sergeant

    The Air Force selected 113 technical sergeants assigned to Sheppard or one of its geographically separated units for promotion to master sergeant in the 20E7 promotion cycle.
  • Lofton returns to Sheppard, takes command of 82nd TRG

    Col. John C. Lofton III took command of the 82nd Training Group on July 15, 2020, during a ceremony at Sheppard. He replaced Col. Michael Donahue II, who held the position for three years.
  • Photos: Armament training foundation of Air Force bite

    The 363rd Training Squadron is where the Air Force's armament specialists begin their careers, learning the foundations of the career field that gives the service's weapons systems their bite.
  • Sheppard NCOA mission doesn't falter amid global pandemic

    The Sheppard AFB NCO Academy launched its first virtual class June 15, 2020, in the face of COVID-19, and the format, although new, is flourishing.
  • Metals tech training the foundation for NCO's innovative success

    Tech. Sgt. Ryan McBride, the noncommissioned officer in charge of the 19th Maintenance Squadron’s metals technology shop at Little Rock AFB, Arkansas, was on the right side of a success story when his idea to have a C-130J Super Hercules hydraulic pump bracket fabricated using 3D printing technology was realized. While the creation of the part did not happen in a traditional metals technology fashion, it still took a foundational knowledge to be able to envision the product from beginning to end.
  • Bioenvironmental releases annual water quality report

    A consumer confidence report released by the 82nd Medical Group Bioenvironmental Flight recently shows the water supply serving Sheppard AFB meets or exceeds standards established by the Environmental Protection Agency.
  • Haas assumes command of 80th FTW

    Col. Robert F. Haas Jr. assumed command of the 80th Flying Training Wing on June 19, 2020 during a change of command ceremony.
  • OSS controller earns prestigious aviation safety award

    A quick decision by David Bowles, an 80th Operations Support Squadron Radar Approach Control civilian, prevented a potential mid-air collision of two Air Force aircraft on Aug. 1, 2019, becoming the first controller in Sheppard AFB history to earn the Lt. Gen. Gordon A. Blake Aircraft Assist Award for aviation safety.
  • Barhams become newest ENJJPT Hall of Fame inductees

    Glenn and Mary Lynne Barham was inducted into the Euro-NATO Joint Jet Pilot Training Program Hall of Fame here June 15, 2020, adding to the list of area residents who have gone above and beyond to support the multi-national program.
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