Sheppard Air Force Base

Type: Organization
Name: Sheppard Air Force Base
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

SAFB Hosts Memorial Service

On Thursday, the Sheppard Air Force Base hosted a memorial service to remember and honor those lost 13 years ago during the attacks of September 11.   Mayors, airmen, fire and police chiefs of many Texoma towns gathered at Sheppard Air Force Base to show ... [Published KAUZ - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Himelhoch retires from USAF

Lt. Col. Marc J. Himelhoch, 42, the son of Paul and Marcia Himelhoch of Higgins Lake and Arizona, retired from the U.S. Air Force in a retirement ceremony July 10 at the 80th Operations Groups Auditorium at Sheppard Air Force Base, TX.Himelhoch, who spent ... [Published Houghton Lake Resorter - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 2 reports

Sons of local homebuilder killed in Abilene plane crash

A former instructor at Sheppard Air Force Base and his brother with local connections died in a Sunday evening, Aug. 31, plane crash in Abilene.Air Force Maj. Richard (Tracer) Schafer III, 35, of Columbus, Mississippi, and Matthew Taylor Schafer, 28, ... [Published Fredericksburg Standard Post - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Joseph Harold Carl

Joseph Harold CarlJanuary 28, 1938 ~ September 3, 2014 was born to Floyd and Marie Carl in Wenatchee, WA on January 28, 1938. He was raised in East Wenatchee, WA by Cy and Rea Keener with his sister, Donna. Joe served in the Navy on the USS Platte, before ... [Published Wenatchee World - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

Plane crash claims the lives of two brothers

A former instructor at Sheppard Air Force Base and his brother with local connections died in a Sunday evening plane crash in Abilene.Air Force Maj. Richard “Tracer” Schafer III, 35, of Columbus Mississippi, and Matthew Taylor Schafer, 28, of Abilene, ... [Published Fredericksburg Standard Post - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Daily Update for Sept. 3

News• The Fredericksburg City Council passed its fiscal year 2014-2015 budget during a regular meeting Tuesday evening. The council also approved the adoption of the effective tax rate, set at 0.2482 per $100 valuation, which is down 1.18 cents from the ... [Published Fredericksburg Standard Post - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Former Sheppard AFB T-38 instructor, brother killed in plane crash - U.S.

ABILENE, Texas — A former instructor at Sheppard Air Force Base and his brother were killed in a Sunday evening plane crash near Abilene Regional Airport. Both were ”outstanding men” who had served in the Air Force for many years, their family said Monday. ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

CSC: Relay for Life Passion

We have all lost loved ones. Sometimes it's sudden. Sometimes it's simply from old age after living a long life. But, for one Texoma woman it was the first of 4 deaths caused by Cancer, that put her on a path to help others."It started when my first Aunt ... [Published KAUZ - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

West Nile Worries

A group of mosquitoes in Wichita Falls tested positive for the West Nile virus.The mosquitoes were collected on August 19th as part of the Wichita Falls-Wichita County Public Health District's mosquito surveillance program, and were found on the north ... [Published KAUZ - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Every Airman Plays a Role

344th Air Refueling Squadron8/27/2014 - MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan. -- A small piece of a rotor from the high pressure compressor in an F-16 Fighting Falcon jet engine has a crack. It eventually breaks from fatigue with aircraft and pilot in flight. ... [Published McConnell Air Force Base - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

SAFB Honors Fallen Pilot

Sheppard Air Force Base honored a fallen pilot Wednesday morning.The base honored Lieutenant Marco Tosi by naming a road on the base after him.Tosi was training to be an Italian Air Force Pilot. He was a part of the Euro NATO Joint Jet Flying Training ... [Published KAUZ - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

John Mach

Lt. Col. , (Ret.), 60, of Cheyenne died Aug. 19 at home after a long struggle with brain cancer. Born June 5, 1954, in Chicago and raised in El Paso, Texas, he graduated from the University of Florida in Gainesville, Fla., after playing football for his ... [Published Wyoming Tribune-Eagle - Aug 21 2014]

Quotes

"I wanted to have a ceremony that if members of the base, because we're very diverse, can't go to New York City at ground zero because they're here in training or they're stationed here that they can come here and have a remembrance ceremony for the families or love ones that they've lost" Seth Moening, Master Sergeant of Sheppard Air Force Base, said
"Stuart is the right choice to lead USAA forward at a time when the financial services industry is undergoing tremendous changes," said Lyles. "The board has found a successor who demonstrates clear devotion to USAA's mission to serve the military and their families, deep appreciation and respect for our employees who represent the finest workforce in America, keen business and financial acumen, and unquestionable ethics. The board's decision was unanimous because Stuart meets all of those criteria and more."
"It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see."
"Thirty seconds after takeoff is when the plane took a hard left bank,” said one eyewitness."

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Obituary: Fencl, Harold R. - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 PST [Published Spokesman-Review.com - Sep 12 2014]
SAFB Hosts Memorial Service [Published KAUZ - Sep 12 2014]
Himelhoch retires from USAF [Published Houghton Lake Resorter - Sep 11 2014]
Sons of local homebuilder killed in Abilene pla... [Published Fredericksburg Standard Post - Sep 10 2014]
USAA Appoints Stuart Parker CEO [Published Insurance News Net - Sep 10 2014]
Preliminary Report Released On Plane Crash in A... [Published KAUZ - Sep 10 2014]
Joseph Harold Carl [Published Wenatchee World - Sep 09 2014]
Plane crash claims the lives of two brothers [Published Fredericksburg Standard Post - Sep 04 2014]
Daily Update for Sept. 3 [Published Fredericksburg Standard Post - Sep 03 2014]
Former Sheppard AFB T-38 instructor, brother ki... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 03 2014]
Crash in Abilene Kills Former SAFB Pilot [Published KAUZ - Sep 02 2014]
CSC: Relay for Life Passion [Published KAUZ - Sep 01 2014]
Business About Town for Sunday, August 31, 2014 [Published Valdosta Daily Times - Aug 31 2014]
Lawton records its first rainfall in August [Published Lawton Constitution - Aug 30 2014]
Vicki Ruth Westbrook Martin [Published Athens Daily Review - Aug 30 2014]
Parker Named New CEO of USAA [Published Insurance Journal - Aug 29 2014]
West Nile Worries [Published KAUZ - Aug 29 2014]
'Mystery patients' evaluate medical staff [Published Air Force Times - Aug 28 2014]
Stuart Parker Selected to be USAA’s Next CEO [Published CEOWorld Magazine - Aug 28 2014]
Every Airman Plays a Role [Published McConnell Air Force Base - Aug 27 2014]
SAFB Honors Fallen Pilot [Published KAUZ - Aug 27 2014]
75 years later, Tulsa District military mission... [Published DVIDS - Aug 22 2014]
John Mach [Published Wyoming Tribune-Eagle - Aug 21 2014]
Patriot Profile: ‘I am just a small piece in a ... [Published Del Mar Times - Aug 20 2014]
People You Know (Aug. 11, 2014) [Published Jacksonville Journal Courier - Aug 11 2014]
Photo - Pole Top Rescue Training [Published BLACKFIVE - Jul 24 2014]
The Texas Air Base Where NATO Fighter Pilots Ar... [Published Atlantic Council - Jun 25 2014]
Donation to allow Sheppard AFB pool to remain open [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Jun 22 2014]
Yesterday in Marshfield [Published Marshfield News Herald - May 13 2014]
Continued ... [Published Enid News and Eagle - May 04 2014]
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Photo - Pole Top Rescue Training [Published BLACKFIVE - Jul 24 2014]
Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Joshua Guerreiro performs pole top rescue procedures for the Navy Seabee Construction Electrician "A" school on Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, July 15, 2014. The pole top rescue qualification simulates a climber who has been ...
The Texas Air Base Where NATO Fighter Pilots Ar... [Published Atlantic Council - Jun 25 2014]
Sheppard Air Force Base is not especially well-known in the United States. But in some parts of Europe, particularly Germany and the Netherlands, the base is famous for its role as a NATO pilot training center. ...
Op-Ed: Miles and Miles of Texas on the Leticia ... [Published Burnt Orange Report - Apr 13 2014]
  Last week, Senator Leticia Van de Putte wrapped up her statewide bus tour that traveled across Texas to engage voters in advance of this November's election. From Pharr to Lubbock, San Antonio to Houston, Van de Putte visited with voters and made ...
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