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  • T-6 Texan II officially begins Sheppard's replacement of T-37

    The old workhorse trainer of the Air Force, the T-37B Tweet, officially began its march toward full retirement March 31 when the 80th Flying Training Wing "took the car keys" to its replacement, the T-6A Texan II. Retired Rear Adm. James Maslowski, the vice president of government business for Hawker Beechcraft in Wichita, Kan., presented Col.
  • Officials urge caution on social networking Web sites

    Your location on a friend network, a photo on Facebook, a prayer for a deployed family member on a military-based blog -- all posted on the World Wide Web with the intent to bring comfort to loved ones and news to friends. This information may seem harmless, but when put together these puzzle pieces show a picture with more information than
  • All in a day's work: IG inspector saves woman's life over lunch

    All he wanted was a pastrami sandwich. But as Senior Master Sgt. Michael Amacker waited for his number to be called in line at the Air Force Academy's commissary deli March 13, he got more than he bargained for. "Off to my left, I heard someone shout out for paper towels and gloves. I thought maybe somebody had dropped something. I guess I was just
  • AETC announces top Airmen

    Air Education and Training Command has announced its top Airmen of 2007. The winners were chosen from among 27 nominees identified by leadership at their home stations as the best professionals in their categories. "Being named one of the Outstanding Airmen of the Year is one of the biggest accomplishments one can get in his or her career," said
  • Mobile CASF training course helps get the wounded home

    Sheppard medical training took another step toward the future when the Contingency Aeromedical Staging Facility Mobile Training Course became the first mobile training course certified by both Air Education and Training Command and Air Mobility Command in February. Wounded Soldiers, Sailors, Marines and Airmen leaving the deployed environment all
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