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  • Sheppard hosts career fair in conjunction with Air Show

    Before the gates opened for thousands of people to flood Sheppard Air Force Base, the base hosted a career fair for seven local high schools and two from the Dallas area, Sept. 16, 2016 – giving them a chance to see firsthand the capabilities and opportunities the Air Force has to offer.
  • Sheppard honors POW/MIA with parade

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  • Five Sheppard Firefighters to compete in worldwide fire challenge

    A Sheppard five-man firefighter team earned their place at the worldwide Firefighter Combat Challenge in a regional competition Aug. 12-13, 2016.
  • Front Gate Facelift

    Work is moving forward on a $3.5 million project to upgrade the area just outside Sheppard’s main gate, improving force protection, transportation and the overall appearance of the area. A Defense Economic Adjustment Assistance Grant to the City of Wichita Falls is funding about $1.75 million of the project; the city is providing an additional $1.25 million in economic development funding while the Federal Transit Administration is adding another $500,000.
  • New FSS developments coming soon

    Part of the mission of the 82nd Force Support Squadron is to plan fun activities and take care of Airmen, all while supporting the mission.
  • Family picnic welcomes new Sheppard families

    New families were welcomed to Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, with a summer family picnic, July 20, 2016, held at the Youth Center by the 82nd Force Support Squadron.
  • The road to the title: Senators take second at Lackland’s Texas Military Tournament

    “This may be considered as one of our best performances,” Dr. Ronald Brown, 363rd Training Squadron training development and element chief and Sheppard Senators’ co-captain said. “We made, what seemed to be an improbable run at the Texas Military State Championship and came out in second.”
  • Social Media 101: No such thing as 'Virtual'

    This online world is often referred to as “virtual” -- as if what we do on the internet or our mobile devices isn’t quite real. Unfortunately, that’s an illusion that can be costly. From identity theft and fraud to bullying and sexual predators, life in the “virtual” world can have very real impacts.
  • 80th Operations Group change of command

    80th Flying Training Wing commander, Col. Gregory Keeton, officiated the 80th Operations Group change of command ceremony at Sheppard Air Force Base on July 6, 2016.Italian Air Force Col. Paolo Baldasso, 80th Operations Group commander, relinquished command to German Air Force Col. Bernhard Hey. Baldasso was the first Italian Air Force commander to lead the 80th Operations Group in the 35-year history of the Euro-NATO Joint Jet Pilot Training Program.
  • Precautions when traveling is key to safety

    Researching travel restrictions and taking safety precautions is an important factor when planning vacations, Security Forces personnel say. “Families need to take into considerations the potential dangers and restrictions of certain locations, when planning vacations, specifically those outside the continental U.S.,” said Master Sgt. Erik Trust, 82nd Security Forces Squadron.

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