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  • 3 Airmen earn Master MTL designation in inaugural competition

    Sheppard AFB has kicked off a new program called the Master Military Training Leader Program to identify and put those individuals out front for the purpose of the continued training and mentorship of their peers. With only 10% considered for this distinction at any given time, the 82nd and 782nd Training Groups were the first here to implement the program distinguishing and rewarding those who exemplify the best of the best Military Training Leaders currently serving in their ranks.
  • 40 years later, Sheppard Devil Cats fly their brother home

    Pilots of the 97th Flying Training Squadron at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, honored an alumnus of the organization in mid-February 2021 after he died due to complications of COVID-19.
  • 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.
  • Sheppard 1 of 5 AETC bases to use new COVID-19 test kits

    Sheppard AFB is one of five bases in Air Education and Training Command selected to receive new BioFire UEA test kits, which will knock down the turnaround time for COVID-19 results to potentially minutes instead of days, according to AETC.
  • Commentary: Standing strong in the face of an opponent we didn’t see coming

    Why is it necessary to continue to train Airmen during this COVID-19 pandemic? Why do you continue to bring new recruits into Basic Military Training?  These and more are all questions being asked of our Air Force during this fast-moving, dynamic time as we wage war with an invisible enemy – the novel coronavirus.
  • AETC command team experiences Sheppard, where combat capability begins

    Lt. Gen. Brad Webb, commander of Air Education and Training Command, and AETC Command Chief Master Sgt. Julie Gudgel experienced one of the Air Force's most diverse and unique training bases when they visited Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, Feb. 19-20, 2020.
  • Technology, breadth of technical training on display for 2nd AF commander

    New 2nd Air Force Commander Maj. Gen. Andrea D. Tullos wrapped up her first formal visit to the Air Force’s largest technical training wing Nov. 19, having seen and experienced some of the cutting-edge training tools employed today as well as areas that could use a little more attention.
  • T-38 replacement the newest Red Tail: ‘T-7A Red Hawk’

    Acting Secretary of the Air Force Matthew Donovan made the announcement during his speech at the 2019 Air Force Association’s Air, Space and Cyber Conference in National Harbor, Sept. 16.
  • Devil Cats fly, bike during annual 100-mile ride

    JOINT-BASE SAN ANTONIO-Randolph, Texas – Riding a bicycle for a hundred miles through the inferno that is summer in Texas sounds like fun, right? For some people at Sheppard Air Force Base in Wichita Falls, Texas, it's a great way to spend a weekend (at least once a year).Included among the 14,000 people who gathered from every corner of the
  • Kwast salutes AETC team for "failing forward" in learning, innovation

    In the nearly two years since Lt. Gen. Steve Kwast took command of Air Education and Training Command, there has been change across many fronts of the Air Force’s recruiting, training and education enterprise.
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