Air Education and Training Command News

  • Hotter'N Hell rolls through Sheppard

    Thousands of dedicated and determined cyclists blaze through Sheppard AFB, Aug. 24, 2019, during the 38th Annual Hotter'N Hell Hundred – the largest single-day cycling event in the nation.

  • 82nd TRW faculty development tests avatar-based counseling platform

    The 82nd Training Wing Faculty Development Flight is jumping on board the technology train to teach new technical training instructors an old technique in a tried-and-true, yet innovative way – simulation. Basic Instructor Course students are provided an overview of the technology they are about to

  • Bell assumes command of 82nd TRW

    The career of Col. Kenyon K. Bell came full circle June 21, 2019, as he took command of the 82nd Training Wing, the organization under which he learned his craft as an aircraft maintenance officer roughly 24 years ago.

  • 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

  • Gudgel: Industrial Age way of teaching giving way to innovation

    Chief Master Sgt. Juliet Gudgel, AETC command chief master sergeant, said Jan. 31, 2018, during a three-day visit to North Texas that Sheppard AFB is leading the charge on challenging the status quo, training Airmen in a different and meaningful way, and employs equipment and innovation in a way

  • Yokota-bound Airman aces hydraulic systems course

    Airman Rendon W. McClain, assigned to the 374th Maintenance Squadron at Yokota, aced the 364th Training Squadron’s hydraulic systems apprentice course recently, mastering each testing benchmark with perfect scores.

  • C-130 crew chief course gets rolling with new GITA

    362nd Training Squadron crew chief apprentice course students at Sheppard Air Force Base have a newer, updated MC-130P Combat Shadow to use as a ground instructional training aircraft that brings some important, advanced technology to the training arena.

  • 368th TRS replaces largest AETC detachment at ceremony

    The newly reactivated 368th Training Squadron replaced Detachment 1 of the 364th TRS during a ceremony at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, Oct. 17, 2018, giving the commander more flexibility and the unit more leverage for manpower.

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