Sheppard Air Force Base

02/09/2018 | News release | Distributed by Public on 02/09/2018 12:43

Sheppard in photos

Airman Lambert Belandres, 361st Training Squadron metals technology apprentice course student, practices pocketing and boring on a drill at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, Feb. 2, 2018. Belandres is in block four of seven and scheduled to graduate March 6. (U.S. Air Force photo by Alan R. Quevy)

Airman Bailey Turbyfill, 362nd Training Squadron crew chief apprentice course student, practices removing aircraft panels at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, Feb. 6, 2018. Turbyfill is in block two of three in the aircraft fundamentals course. All crew chiefs begin with three blocks of fundamentals before specializing on their assigned aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Alan R. Quevy)

Staff Sgt. Hector Silva, 362nd Training Squadron crew chief instructor, demonstrates how to ensure the safety pins on the B-4 scissor stand are locked in place at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, Feb. 6, 2018. Silva's class is in block three of the aircraft fundamentals course. (U.S. Air Force photo by Alan R. Quevy)

Airman Victoria Castro, 363rd Training Squadron armament apprentice course student, guides Airman Jacob Stoken as he drives an MJ-1 bomb loader carrying simulated munitions at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, Feb. 2, 2018. Castro and Stoken are in block five of 14 and scheduled to graduate April 25. (U.S. Air Force photo by Alan R. Quevy)

Airmen Jeremy Waker and Alejandro Parra, 362nd Training Squadron crew chief apprentice course students, lower a jack stand after a nose wheel change on an F-16 Falcon at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, Feb. 2, 2018. Waker and Alejandro are in block eight of nine and scheduled to graduate Feb. 26. (U.S. Air Force photo by Alan R. Quevy)

Staff Sgt. Logan Thompson, 361st Training Squadron instructor, walks his class through the temperature and datum checks at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, Feb. 2, 2018. The temperature and datum ensures the proper operating temperature to burn fuel on the T-56 engine. Thompson's class is in block six of nine and scheduled to graduate March 12. (U.S. Air Force photo by Alan R. Quevy)

Michael Roth, 362nd Training Squadron crew chief master instructor, familiarizes his new class with the F-16 Falcon at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, Feb. 2, 2018. This is the class's first hands-on experience with the F-16. Roth's class is in block four of nine and scheduled to graduate April 20. (U.S. Air Force photo by Alan R. Quevy)

Airman Jeremy Garcia, 362nd Training Squadron crew chief apprentice course student, safety wires a fuel pressure valve on an aircraft at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, Feb. 2, 2018. The fuel pressure valve meters the pressured fuel in the aircraft. Garcia is in block nine of nine and scheduled to graduate Feb. 7. (U.S. Air Force photo by Alan R. Quevy)

Airman Ukachukwu Akazi, 361st Training Squadron metals technnology apprentice course student, learns to align a vice for metal fabrication at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, Feb. 2, 2018. Akazi is in block four of seven and scheduled to graduate March 6. (U.S. Air Force photo by Alan R. Quevy)

Airman Justin Snodgrass, 362nd Training Squadron crew chief apprentice course student, disconnects an air conditioning unit from an F-16 Falcon at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, Feb. 2, 2018. The air conditioner is used to cool the aircraft during maintenance. Snodgrass is in block five of nine and scheduled to graduate April 2. (U.S. Air Force photo by Alan R. Quevy)

Senior Airman Jeremiah Castro, Airman 1st Class Wesley Knott and Airman Hasany Gotay, 362nd Training Squadron crew chief apprentice course students, tie down an F-16 Falcon at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, Feb. 2, 2018. Crew chief students are taught to tie down aircraft to secure for high winds. Castro, Knott and Gotay are in block five of nine and scheduled to graduate April 2. (U.S. Air Force photo by Alan R. Quevy)

Master Sgt. Russell Rose, 363rd Training Squadron armament instructor, shows Airman Jacob Stoken how to use the controls while driving the MJ-1 bomb loader at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, Feb. 2, 2018. Stoken is in block five of 14 and scheduled to graduate April 25. (U.S. Air Force photo by Alan R. Quevy)

Airman Kerr Alexander, 361st Training Squadron metals technology apprentice course student, drills a casing for a bullet at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, Feb. 2, 2018. Alexander is in block three of seven and scheduled to graduate March 22. (U.S. Air Force photo by Alan R. Quevy)

Airman Dalton Glover, 361st Training Squadron aerospace propulsion apprentice student, tightens the bolts on a turbine at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, Feb. 2, 2018. The turbine transfers the torque to the front of the engine powering a propeller. Glover is in block nine of nine and scheduled to graduate Feb. 21. (U.S. Air Force photo by Alan R. Quevy)

Airmen 1st Class Jack Crandell and Brandon Carlson, 362nd Training Squadron crew chief apprentice course students, lower a jack stand after a wheel change on an F-16 Falcon at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, Feb. 2, 2018. Crandell and Carlson are in block eight of nine and scheduled to graduate Feb. 26. (U.S. Air Force photo by Alan R. Quevy)