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  • U.S. takes inaugural Sheppard World Cup in penalty kicks

    In the spirit of friendship and camaraderie, the International Military Student Office hosted the inaugural Sheppard World Cup Soccer Challenge on Nov. 10, 2021.
  • Jackson, Cornyn, Cruz introduce resolutions to commemorate Sheppard

    Thirteenth Congressional District Rep. Ronny Jackson (R-Texas) and Texas Sens. John Cornyn and Ted Cruz submitted the documents in their respective chambers – House Resolution 728 and Senate Resolution 424 – on Oct. 20, 2021. The resolutions recognize the dedication of the installation on Oct. 17, 1941, as well as the creation of the Euro-NATO Joint Jet Pilot Training program on Oct. 23, 1981.
  • Sights set on future following ENJJPT Steering Committee meetings

    Representatives from partner nations wrapped up the 82nd meeting of the Euro-NATO Joint Jet Pilot Training Program Steering Committee here Sept. 17, 2021, with eyes to the future of the multi-nationally manned and operated organization.
  • Former wing commanders share perspectives of 9/11 for 20th Anniversary

    To commemorate the 20th Anniversary of 9/11, the commanders of the 82nd Training Wing and 80th Flying Training Wing returned to Sheppard for a special video project. Retired Maj. Gen. Michael Collings, 82nd TRW commander from July 2001 to February 2002, and retired Lt. Gen. Ralph Jodice II, 80th FTW commander from July 2001 to August 2003, shared their memories and experiences of the day that shook and united a country.
  • 80th FTW announces, honors annual award winners

    The 80th Flying Training Wing announced and honored its annual award winners March 19, 2021, with a true Texas tradition – a barbecue dinner.
  • ENJJPT set to host 81st steering committee meeting virtually

    The 81st meeting of the Euro-NATO Joint Jet Pilot Training Program Steering Committee is set to begin March 8, 2021, a biannual gathering of partner nations to discuss the program and plans for the future.
  • New District 13 congressman visits Sheppard

    Rep. Ronny Jackson (R-Amarillo) made his first visit to Sheppard AFB Jan. 27, 2021, home to the only Air Force installation that conducts both technical and pilot training.
  • Eyes on the skies result in recognition for controller, flight safety

    An air traffic controller and the Flight Safety Office at Sheppard were recently recognized among the best at what they do by Air Education and Training Command.
  • Cancer survivor realizing dream of becoming pilot

    At 18 years old, all Charles Boynton knew was that he wanted to fly. He was infatuated with the thrill and limitless feeling of the sky, but a testicular cancer diagnosis in 2018 threatened to shoot down those dreams. More than two years later, he's set to soar again after surviving his cancer and receiving a medical waiver to fly.
  • FAIPs heart and soul of ENJJPT pilot training

    First Assignment Instructor Pilots, known as a “FAIP” in the pilot community, play an important role in the pilot training business.  After completing undergraduate pilot training, a few select students go directly into pilot instructor training. 

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