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  • Why I serve: Senior Airman Kaytlyn Boice

    Born in Alaska and mostly raised in foster homes, Senior Airman Kaytlyn Boice, Medical Materials Specialist, knew early on that she wanted more from life than the addiction, crime, and early death that plagued too many of her peers.

  • Filcek assumes command of 82nd Training Wing

    Col. Paul G. Filcek assumed command of the 82nd Training Wing from Brig. Gen. George “Dutch” T.M. Dietrich during a ceremony officiated by Maj. Gen. Michele C. Edmondson held on June 14, 2024.

  • Filcek assumes command of 82nd Training Wing

    Col. Paul G. Filcek assumed command of the 82nd Training Wing from Brig. Gen. George “Dutch” T.M. Dietrich during a ceremony officiated by Maj. Gen. Michele C. Edmondson held on June 14, 2024.

  • Juneteenth: an American celebration of freedom

    President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863, declaring, “all persons held as slaves” within rebellious states “are, and henceforth shall be free.” However, it took two and half years for the word to reach Texas, the last bastion of Confederate power. It wasn’t

  • Schoolhouse Rock: Sheppard Air Force Base

    he schoolhouses at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, are helping equip the next generation of civil engineers with the knowledge and skills to prepare for the future fight.

  • 82nd Training Wing officer receives Lt. Gen. Leo Marquez award

    Capt. Nicholas Schwab, 362nd Training Squadron Director of Operations, was recognized with the prestigious Lt. Gen. Leo Marquez Award. The Air Force-level award recognizes maintainers who have demonstrated the highest level of job performance, knowledge and mission generation.

  • Right place, right time: Sheppard Airman helps save life

    Airman 1st Class Israel Wallace, an Airman in Training assigned to the 361st Training Squadron, was coined by 82d Training Wing Command Chief Rey Schultz for administering life-saving actions to assist a woman when she began seizing during the Guardians of Freedom Air Show April 27, 2024, here.

  • Shulman assumes command of 80th Flying Training Wing

    Col. Jeffrey D. Shulman assumed command of the 80th Flying Training Wing May 22, 2024, in a ceremony here. Shulman joins the 80th FTW from the 8th Fighter Wing at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea where he served as the Deputy Commander. The 80th FTW is home of the Euro-NATO Joint Jet Pilot

  • Airman Accelerators become agents of change

    The Airman Accelerator Program challenges 82nd Training Wing students to identify issues that negatively impact training, procedures, or quality of life and then propose a solution. The 82nd Training Wing started the AAP in May 2023. Since then, 25 Airmen in Training have been certified as Airmen

  • MPCECA may help offset hail damage repair costs

    According to the local National Weather Service, hailstorms are a common occurrence and are more likely to occur during the months of March through early June than any other time of year. However, when such a storm occurs it can cause substantial damage. The MPCECA was enacted by Congress to lessen