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  • International environment, innovation to headline 21st-century pilot training

    The 77th meeting of the ENJJPT Steering Committee, which is the governing body of the world’s only internationally manned and operated pilot training program, was held at Sheppard AFB March 11-15 to give representatives from partner nations an opportunity to discuss the physical and financial health of the 55-week long program.
  • Thiesen takes command of GAF TTC, prepares for move to Sheppard

    A new commander took the reins of the German air force Tactical Training USA Command, which is set to move to Sheppard Air Force Base soon, during a change of command ceremony, March 13, 2019, at Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico. Col. Werner Theisen assumed command of the GAF Tactical Training USA Command from Col. Stephan Breidenbach in front of families, Airmen and local leaders. Maj. Gen. Dr. Jan Kuebart, GAF Flying Units commander, presided over the ceremony.
  • Sheppard celebrates WWII veteran's 100th birthday

    Sheppard Air Force Base hosted a birthday celebration for former Army Air Corps Staff Sgt. Joe Cuba on Feb. 28, 2019, two days before he turns 100 years old.
  • Donovan: Readiness, force lethality begins with training

    Under Secretary of the Air Force Matthew P. Donovan, the second highest ranking civilian in the Department of the Air Force, visited Sheppard on Feb. 14, 2019, to see how the Air Force’s largest and most diverse technical and undergraduate pilot training base is employing technology to train today’s Airmen for tomorrow.
  • From translator to Air Force blue: Airman shares story of service before enlistment

    Airman 1st Class Saeed Shnawa, an aircrew flight equipment Airman who recently graduated from the career field's apprentice course at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, shares his story of service as a translator in Iraq and now as an Airman in the Air Force.
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