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  • President visits Phoenix; meets Luke AFB Airmen

    It is a rare honor to come face-to-face with the Commander in Chief of the United States of America, and some of the 51 Luke Airmen who attended the 110th Veterans of Foreign Wars national convention Aug. 17 had the chance to do just that. The base received an invitation from the VFW for 50 Airmen

  • Enlisted Sensor Operators take flight in AF's newest career field

    The U.S. Air Force boasts more than 130 enlisted career fields and on Aug. 17 it officially welcomed one more as the first class of 10 enlisted Unmanned Aircraft System sensor operators began their technical school here. Because of UAS capabilities, they have become exceedingly high demand aircraft

  • NASA to use Lackland as stopover

    Team Lackland will once again support the NASA Space Program by allowing the space shuttle to stopover here while on its trek home to Cape Canaveral at Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Before Kelly Air Force Base closed in 2001, the airfield was the most frequent stop in a transport route as the

  • 2009 ESOHCAMP highlights Tyndall compliance

    Officials from Air Education and Training Command finished a week-long Environmental, Safety and Occupational Health Compliance Assessment and Management Program inspection during an out-brief at the 325th Air Control Squadron Auditorium Aug. 14. Teddy James, AETC Headquarters ESOHCAMP and

  • Sheppard's own instructs Kabul's first POL course

    Thirty-three days of technical instruction in petroleum, oil and lubricants doesn't seem like a daunting task. Throw in a language barrier, limited training aids and a halfway-complete curriculum and anyone might start to question whether or not it will get finished. Master Sgt. Tracey Wolfe, 364th

  • Summer Hire Program prepares students for future

    Searching for a job is an inevitable task for many teens and is also extremely competitive for students looking for a temporary work place during the summer. Sheppard's 82nd Force Support Squadron Civilian Personnel Office makes finding a summer job for high school and college students easier

  • Tops in Blue inspires, entertains Altus community

    The Tops in Blue 2009 "To Dream" Tour dazzled a full house of spectators here, Aug. 9. Hundreds of fans from Altus Air Force Base and the local communities gathered to hear the message of the Air Force's premiere entertainment group. Through a gamut of music genres, dance and some humor, Tops in