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  • Drew: We owe them the same debt

    Brig. Gen. Lyle K. Drew, Sheppard Air Force Base and 82nd Training Wing commander, local and state officials and Vietnam veterans from the area celebrated the unveiling of a Vietnam War memorial unveiling ceremony at Lake Wichita Park in Wichita Falls, Texas, March 29, 2022. Drew was the keynote

  • Partners in Main Gate project commemorate new entryway

    After years of planning and months of construction, a true cooperative partnership to reimagine the front door to the home of the Air Force’s combat capability was commemorated April 2, 2021, during a ceremony at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas.

  • Census info to hit base housing, area mailboxes March 12-20

    Area residents will receive notifications from the Census Bureau March 12-20 with a unique ID code and instructions on how to complete the census by phone, mail or online on Census Day, April 1, 2020. Information collected is based on where you are physically living at the time of the census, not

  • Downtown Wichita Falls bicycle rack honors AF, Sheppard

    Downtown Wichita Falls Development, a group with the broad scope of preserving the history of downtown Wichita Falls while revitalizing it, cemented that notion when they unveiled an Air Force- and Sheppard-themed bicycle rack on the northeast corner of Eighth Street and Indiana Avenue.

  • Wichita Falls mayor soars with 80th FTW

    Wichita Falls Mayor Stephen Santellana experienced the mental and physical requirements needed to be an Air Force combat pilot June 12 when he flew a training mission in a T-38C Talon with 80th Flying Training Wing Commander Col. Andrea Themely.

  • Sheppard honors Williams, Iwo Jima Vets

    “When you go home, tell them of us, for your tomorrow, we gave our today.” -Patrick K. O’Donnell, Into the Rising Sun: In Their Own Words, World War II’s Pacific Veterans Reveal the Heart of Combat.