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  • Hotter'N Hell set to blaze through Sheppard

    The 38th Annual Hotter’N Hell Hundred is set to blaze through North Texas on Aug. 24, 2019, including a portion that sends thousands of riders through Sheppard AFB.
  • 82nd TRW faculty development tests avatar-based counseling platform

    The 82nd Training Wing Faculty Development Flight is jumping on board the technology train to teach new technical training instructors an old technique in a tried-and-true, yet innovative way – simulation. Basic Instructor Course students are provided an overview of the technology they are about to experience during the roughly 10-minute counseling simulation scenario, which can range in topics from suicide and depression to purposefully failing and mental aptitude.
  • Bell assumes command of 82nd TRW

    The career of Col. Kenyon K. Bell came full circle June 21, 2019, as he took command of the 82nd Training Wing, the organization under which he learned his craft as an aircraft maintenance officer roughly 24 years ago.
  • Prevention key to controlling mold in living spaces

    Like pollen, mold is an organic growth that is everywhere and affects people differently based on their sensitivity. But, mold in living areas can be controlled more easily through a few simple household steps and cleaning solutions.
  • Peak moving season nears for movers, TMO

    As the summer draws nearer, so too does the peak moving season for military members and their families with permanent changes of station. That peak season also means an increase in activity for the Sheppard AFB Traffic Management Office.
  • International environment, innovation to headline 21st-century pilot training

    The 77th meeting of the ENJJPT Steering Committee, which is the governing body of the world’s only internationally manned and operated pilot training program, was held at Sheppard AFB March 11-15 to give representatives from partner nations an opportunity to discuss the physical and financial health of the 55-week long program.
  • Thiesen takes command of GAF TTC, prepares for move to Sheppard

    A new commander took the reins of the German air force Tactical Training USA Command, which is set to move to Sheppard Air Force Base soon, during a change of command ceremony, March 13, 2019, at Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico. Col. Werner Theisen assumed command of the GAF Tactical Training USA Command from Col. Stephan Breidenbach in front of families, Airmen and local leaders. Maj. Gen. Dr. Jan Kuebart, GAF Flying Units commander, presided over the ceremony.
  • AF selects 14 Sheppard master sergeants for promotion

    The Air Force on March 7, 2019, released the names of those selected for promotion to senior master sergeant including 14 Airmen assigned to Sheppard AFB organizations.
  • Main Gate to close as construction set to begin March 11

    The Main Gate at Sheppard Air Force Base will close Sunday, March 10, 2019, at 6 p.m. in preparation for the multi-million dollar project that is a local, state and federal partnership venture to enhance base security and safety through infrastructure repair and improvement. Construction will begin March 11 and is expected to last through the end of the year.
  • Sheppard celebrates WWII veteran's 100th birthday

    Sheppard Air Force Base hosted a birthday celebration for former Army Air Corps Staff Sgt. Joe Cuba on Feb. 28, 2019, two days before he turns 100 years old.

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