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  • GAF chief of staff returns to place where flying career began

    German air force Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Ingo Gerhertz earned his wings as a graduate of the 80th Flying Training Wing’s Euro-NATO Joint Jet Pilot Training Program in the late 1980s and returned Dec. 13, 2019, to visit program, graduation.
  • Work on new 'front door' to Sheppard continues at Main Gate

    The more than $8 million Main Gate construction project at Sheppard AFB continues to push forward with a significant visual component going into place in November when a T-38 Talon static display was mounted on a pedestal. The project is scheduled to be complete in April 2020.
  • Safety program IDs 159 vehicles with recalls during review

    The 82nd Training Wing Safety Office hosted a team from the National Safety Council’s “Check To Protect” Campaign in November, a first in the Air Force. Of the 700 vehicles scanned, 159 total safety recalls were discovered.
  • 4 Airmen violate UCMJ, receive non-judicial punishment

    Four Sheppard AFB Airmen received Articles 15 in November for violations of the Uniformed Code of Military Justice.
  • California Airman aces 15-block AGE course

    Airman Ryan D. Elmer, from Santa Rosa, California, achieved perfect scores in the 361st Training Squadron's aerospace ground equipment apprentice course during the 15 blocks of instruction that spanned 87 training days. He graduated Nov. 27, 2019.
  • 88th FTS instructors provide support roles to Luke AFB fighter jets

    The 88th Fighter Training Squadron, which is part of the 80th Flying Training Wing’s Euro-NATO Joint Jet Pilot Training Program, provided adversary support to a mix of F-35 and F-16 squadrons assigned to the 56th Fighter Wing at Luke AFB, Arizona, during a two-week exercise in Arizona.
  • Leadership serve Airmen, Soldiers, Sailors and Marines on Thanksgiving

    Leadership at Sheppard AFB served up some hot plates of mouthwatering holiday staples at the Tumbleweed Dining Facility Nov. 28, 2019. Thousands of Airmen, Soldiers, Sailors and Marines as wells as family members and other guests filed through the dining facility during the annual event. 
  • Aspiring aviators can obtain height waiver to reach dreams

    Do you think you’re too short or too tall to become a pilot in the world’s greatest Air Force? Fear not, you may still have a chance. The Air Force is encouraging aspiring aviators who don’t meet height, or anthropometric, standards to continue to pursue their dreams of flying and apply for waivers to reach their goal.
  • Faculty Development taking evolutionary steps in the classroom

    The 82nd Training Wing Faculty Development Flight’s Basic Instructor Course in Bldg. 920 is heading down a path, where students are able to collaborate in an evolutionary educational workspace.
  • AFIMSC seeks ideas for 2020 Innovation Rodeo

    Sheppard AFB Airmen have the opportunity to see their innovative ideas come to fruition as the second annual Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center Innovation Rodeo call-for-topics campaign is open through Dec. 15.
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