Sheppard Air Force Base 80th Anniversary celebration kicks off with 5K, soccer

Touring Texoma

WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — The United States Air Force’s premier training installation is celebrating 80 years of producing combat-capable airmen.

Those at Sheppard chose to do that Wednesday, November 10, with a 5K run, international soccer challenge and food.

Sheppard produces tens of thousands of graduates each year and is home to the 82nd Training Wing and the 80th Flying Training Wing.

Don’t miss Darrell Franklin and Curtis Jackson‘s latest Touring Texoma Special Report, where they stayed in Wichita Falls this time to study the history of Sheppard.

The special will air in less than two weeks, Monday night, November 22, on KFDX 3 News at 10.

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