Air Education and Training Command News

  • Better late than never: 982nd MXS closes loop on 30-year acquisition process

    The 982nd Maintenance Squadron here at Sheppard AFB was finally able to close an acquisition process which originally began in April 1991 with a request for the HH-60. The aircraft will be used as a ground instructional training aircraft for Airmen in Training learning how to maintain armament and

  • Sheppard honors Dibble, Gruenes during Chief Recognition Ceremony

    Chief Master Sgt. William P. Dibble, 373rd Training Squadron superintendent, and Chief Master Sgt. William R. Gruenes, 782nd Training Group superintendent of military training, were honored during a Chief Recognition Ceremony June 11, 2021, for attaining the highest enlisted rank in the Air Force.

  • From the stands to the sky

    Maj. Joseph Songer led a team of eight pilots from the Euro-NATO Joint Jet Pilot Training program based out of Sheppard Air Force Base as they had the distinct honor of performing the flyover at the Coca-Cola 600 this year.

  • 80th OSS tops in AETC

    The 80th Operations Support Squadron has proven to stand out among the rest as they received recognition by Air Education and Training Command as the top OSS for 2020 in operations and training support.

  • 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

  • 40 years later, DevilCats fly their brother home

    It's been more than 40 years since then Capt. Bruce Ott flew the T-38 Talon for the 97th Flying Training Squadron, but even a hundred years can't weaken the bonds of family, and Bruce was a member of the DevilCat family.

  • 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.

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