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  • 2020 to be pivotal year in transformation of maintenance, logistics training

    As the Air Force continues to evolve to meet the challenges of a constantly evolving, Information Age global security environment, the 82nd Training Wing is working to transform maintenance and logistics technical training to deliver the Airmen who will form the heart of that future force.
  • Snow blankets Sheppard, North Texas

    A winter weather event moved across much of North Texas Feb. 5, 2020, dropping several inches of snow. While not the 7-9 inches forecast, the accumulation was enough for Sheppard AFB leadership to suspend training Feb. 5 and parts of Feb. 6.
  • Logistics officer course tests new thesis-style capstone event

    The 363rd Training Squadron's Maintenance Officer Intermediate Course at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, which hosts aircraft maintenance and munitions officers, is upping its game by transforming and experimenting with how experienced logisticians are trained on complex logistics principles as well as how they are tested on their understanding of and ability to articulate those concepts during a capstone event.
  • Gunderson becomes 3rd ENJJPT grad to lead F-22 Demo Team

    U.S. Air Force Maj. Josh Gunderson takes over as the new F-22 Demonstration Team pilot and commander, Jan. 21, 2020, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va. Gunderson, who goes by the callsign “Cabo,” will lead the 14-member demo team for both the 2020 and 2021 show seasons.
  • 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.
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