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  • Sheppard | Impacting the youth through Air Force opportunities

    A friendship that started in Pine Bluff, Ark., has evolved into two Airmen impacting Sheppard youth through volunteering as football and basketball coaches here. Senior Airman Jabin Gulley, assigned to the 82d Medical Group, and Airman 1st Class Calvin Collins, 82d Communications Squadron, have been

  • MDG takes keys to new clinic, eyes Aug. 23 soft opening

    A construction project seven years in the making is closer to coming to fruition as the 82nd Medical Group has taken possession of its new multimillion dollar medical treatment facility. A ribbon cutting ceremony and soft opening is scheduled for Aug. 23, 2022.

  • MDG shines during Ready Eagle exercise

    The 82nd Medical Group wrapped up a week-long training program to hone their medical readiness skills Sept. 17, 2021, with a mass casualty exercise.

  • Sheppard personnel receive first round of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine

    Sheppard AFB received its first shipment of the Pfizer vaccine on Jan. 20 and soon began administering the serum in accordance with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Department of Defense guidelines. The DoD prevents disclosing the number of vaccines received or those administered to

  • Sheppard 1 of 5 AETC bases to use new COVID-19 test kits

    Sheppard AFB is one of five bases in Air Education and Training Command selected to receive new BioFire UEA test kits, which will knock down the turnaround time for COVID-19 results to potentially minutes instead of days, according to AETC.

  • Med group squadrons begin new chapters after redesignation

    A new chapter began for two 82nd Medical Group units here Aug. 26, 2019, when the 82nd Aerospace Medicine and 82nd Medical Operation squadrons were redesignated as part of the most rapid and systemic transformation of the Air Force Medical Service in its 70-year history.