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  • RAPIDx Team awards contract with $90 million ceiling

    The 82d Contracting Squadron RAPIDx team negotiated an indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract for immersive training solutions that makes extended reality training development available to the entire Air Force and Space Force. The IDIQ contract, which was awarded September 2023, has a

  • Peer-to-Peer calls help Cable Dawgs make connections

    Students from the 364th Training Squadron cable and antenna systems course gathered for the latest peer-to-peer call November 16, 2023, here. Airmen from Incirlik Air Base in Turkey joined the apprentice Cable Dawgs for a conference call meant to help them hit the ground running when they arrive at

  • Team Sheppard rallies around spouse battling breast cancer

    Although Jane Pettit-Castor is a military dependent, she found herself in the fight of her life shortly after arriving at Sheppard Air Force Base in May 2022. She was diagnosed with Stage 3 breast cancer just four months later. Along with top-notch medical care, she credits her fighting spirit,

  • Construction Electricians power military might

    The Center for Seabees and Facilities Engineering Detachment at Sheppard Air Force Base instructs more than 200 Airmen, soldiers and sailors annually to meet the demand for construction electricians. As an Inter-Service Training Review Organization partner, students from all branches train together

  • Sheppard alumni become unicorns at NAVSCOLEOD

    Seven alumni of the Explosive Ordnance Disposal Preliminary Course at Sheppard Air Force Base have achieved “unicorn” distinguished graduate status at the Naval School for Explosive Ordnance Disposal at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida as of September 2023.

  • Mission Generation Workshop delivers readiness tools to combatant commands

    Mission generation is vital for the projection of air superiority and combat readiness. However, lack of communication between operations, maintenance and logistics can create barriers to optimal performance. The 82nd Training Wing’s newly developed Mission Generation Workshop aims to increase

  • Sheppard Defenders qualify on Navy course of fire

    Defenders from the 82nd Training Wing Security Forces Squadron recently qualified on the Navy Course of Fire in a first for Sheppard Air Force Base to further service interoperability in a deployed environment.