Sheppard Air Force Base is a 5,500-acre technical training base, employing 7,400 military and civilian personnel.
The base was set-up in October 17, 1941.
Today, Sheppard is the largest US training base and home to the 82nd Training Wing and 80th Flying Training Wing.
Celebrating the 90th anniversary of its establishment, Canadian Forces Base Borden hosted an Open House and air show that included a variety of military, ex-military and civilian aircraft. Opened in 1916, the base was part of the Royal Flying Corps' training organization in North America during the First World War and has maintained a strong 'air force' connection since, providing at one time o...
Air Base 91 (Baza Aeriană 91) had been the home of the 91st Fighter Group (Grupul 91 Aviatie Vanatoare) before 2002, when flying operations ended at Deveselu airfield. At that time it was the only Romanian Air Base flying non-LanceR MiG-21's. 29 classic MiG-21's, comprising a range of variants (MiG-21F-13, MiG-21M, MiG-21PF, MiG-21PFM, MiG-21U-400, MiG-21U-600, MiG-21US) and a sole IAR-93 ...
In World War 1 the airfield was used as a base for maritime patrols and it played an important role in the Atlantic maritime theatre, until operational flying ceased in 1942. In 1942 the base became No.10 Radio School, a training base for aircrew wireless operators, a role it was to perform until the end of the war. The station closed in 1945.
Animals roam and frolic in natural-habitat settings at this excellent zoo in Audubon Park. It harbors lions, tigers, bears, sea lions, and a family of extremely rare white (albino) alligators. The Louisiana Swamp exhibit re-creates the natural habitat of alligators, nutria (large swamp rodents), and catfish. Other highlights include the butterfly exhibit, the children's petting zoo, and white B...
The 82d Reconnaissance Squadron (82 RS) is part of the 55th Wing at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska. It is geographically separated from the 55th, operating out of Kadena Air Base, Japan. The squadron operates RC-135 aircraft flying reconnaissance missions.
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