Sheppard AFB - Small Business On-Base Contracting Information and Guidance

Sheppard Air Force Base AFB 82nd Training Wing 


Sheppard Air Force Base (AFB) - Small business opportunities and Government contracting information for doing business with Sheppard AFB, the 82nd Training Wing, and the 80th Flying Training Wing. This web page provides an overview of subcontracting with prime defense contractors working at Sheppard AFB. These is a compilation of the various types of products, equipment, materials, and specialized services routinely procured by the 82nd Contracting Squadron (base contracting office) to support activities at this Air Force installation. This web page also has a helpful list of points of contact and telephone directory for DoD organizations at Sheppard AFB.  


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The host unit for Sheppard Air Force Base (AFB) is the 82nd Training Wing (82 TW). The 82nd Training Wing graduates over 19,300 students in an average year. It provides 124 resident, mobile and distance learning courses for Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps, and Army personnel. The 82nd TW provides specialized technical training, medical, and field training for military personnel, federal civilians, and allied foreign national students. 

The 82nd Mission Support Group provides provides base support, security, logistics, communications, supplies, civil engineering, housing and facilities for both permanent and temporary personnel assigned to this military installation.

In addition to the 82nd Training Wing, Sheppard AFB is home to the 80th Flying Training Wing. The 80 FTW provides military flight training for North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) pilots. 

There are over 12,500 military, civilian and contractor personnel assigned to this base. Over 60,000 students graduate annually from the combined 12,214 courses taught by all units at Sheppard AFB. The annual economic impact of Sheppard AFB is over $734 million. 

 Sheppard AFB Air Force Base Texas Map
Sheppard AFB is located in
North Central Texas near Wichita Falls.

Sheppard AFB Major Organizations and Tenant Units 

  • 82nd Training Wing (82 TW) 
    • 82nd Training Group
    • 82nd Mission Support Group
    • 82nd Medical Group 
    • 782nd Training Group
    • 882nd Training Group
    • 982nd Training Group
  • 80th Flying Training Wing (80 FTW)
    • 80th Operations Group
  • Sheppard AFB Noncommissioned Officer Academy
  • Defense Reutilization and Marketing Office (DRMO) 

Sheppard AFB - official website: 

Sheppard AFB - base operator and information:  Phone (940) 676-2511 

Sheppard AFB Contracting Office
Government contracting support for Sheppard AFB is provided by the 82nd Contracting Squadron (82nd CONS).  Each year, the 82nd CONS awards and administers millions of dollars in Government contracts.  A large percentage of these contracts are reserved for small businesses. There are also numerous business opportunities for small businesses wanting to serve as subcontractors to prime defense contractors supporting Sheppard AFB.

82nd Contracting Squadron
206 J Street, Bldg. 1662
Sheppard AFB, Texas 76311-2746
Phone:  940-676-7366  /  940-676-5192  /  940-676-1604  /  940-676-1602  /  940-676-5181

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What types of products and services are procured by Sheppard AFB? 
We have compiled a master list of the types of products and services that are routinely
procured commercially (or contracted for) by this defense installation and other military
bases and DoD organizations.  
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