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  • Student soars through avionics course, earns ACE award

    Airman 1st Class Angelica Julie Aquino, a 365th Training Squadron graduate earned the ACE award for achieving a 100 percent average throughout the 75-academic day, nine-block course.
  • Doolittle set to strive with own destiny

    Airman 1st Class John Taylor Doolittle Jr., a distant relative of the Air Force legend, graduated Sept. 3, 2020, from the 362nd Training Squadron’s F-16 Fighting Falcon crew chief apprentice course here. He is looking to make his own mark in military service as an aircraft maintainer, much like the Army Air Corps and Sheppard-trained mechanics who maintained B-25s used in the Doolittle Raid eight decades ago.
  • Lofton returns to Sheppard, takes command of 82nd TRG

    Col. John C. Lofton III took command of the 82nd Training Group on July 15, 2020, during a ceremony at Sheppard. He replaced Col. Michael Donahue II, who held the position for three years.
  • Photos: Armament training foundation of Air Force bite

    The 363rd Training Squadron is where the Air Force's armament specialists begin their careers, learning the foundations of the career field that gives the service's weapons systems their bite.
  • Metals tech training the foundation for NCO's innovative success

    Tech. Sgt. Ryan McBride, the noncommissioned officer in charge of the 19th Maintenance Squadron’s metals technology shop at Little Rock AFB, Arkansas, was on the right side of a success story when his idea to have a C-130J Super Hercules hydraulic pump bracket fabricated using 3D printing technology was realized. While the creation of the part did not happen in a traditional metals technology fashion, it still took a foundational knowledge to be able to envision the product from beginning to end.
  • AFE last ones to let aircrews down

    When it comes to the safety and survival of the Air Force’s flying community, aircrew flight equipment Airmen are the first in line to ensure they are the last ones to let aircrews down.
  • Sheppard establishes temporary PAX terminal for BMT Airmen

    COVID-19 has promoted most of the planet to change the way things are done, but for Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, technical training for Airmen arriving from basic military training doesn’t stop.
  • Second-generation Airman helps fifth-gen fighter reach milestone

    Airman 1st Class Benjamin Missel graduated as the 9,000th F-35 maintainer from the training program on March 13, 2020.
  • Hurry: Producing highly qualified, skilled Airmen key to AF logistics mission

    Brig. Gen. Linda Hurry, Director of Logistics for the Air Force, Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics, Engineering and Force Protection at the Pentagon responsible for organizing, training and equipping the Air Force’s logisticians who maintain and support missions, said during a visit to Sheppard AFB March 5, 2020, that the Air Force needs Airmen to be more agile, able to think on their feet and perform different types of tasks for the situation or environment they’re in.
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