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  • Airman innovator patents tourniquet belt

    An Airman at Sheppard Air Force Base patented a design and produced a prototype for a tourniquet belt with the help of a Spark Cell, patent lawyers at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and specialists at Aircrew Flight Equipment and Training Development.

  • 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

  • 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

  • Airmen in Training make connections at Operation Destination

    The 82nd Training Wing recently implemented Operation Destination, an event designed to give Airmen in Training a head start making connections and getting insider information about their first duty station. During the events, AiTs learn about the major commands and meet fellow Airmen who are headed

  • 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