DynCorp International is hosting a small business outreach event, Wednesday, September 19 at the Small Business Development Center at Midwestern State University. The event will take place from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. in room 189 of the Dillard College of Business Administration. Doors will open at 8:30 a.m. for registration and a continental breakfast will be provided.
DI team members will be on hand to meet with small-business suppliers to support programs at Sheppard Air Force Base (AFB) in the areas of tools, personal protective equipment (PPE) high-use items including nitrile gloves, mechanics gloves, eye protection and respirators, and services including printing, shop rags, copier machine and ice machine repair.
“The outreach presents an opportunity for small businesses to understand DI’s program-specific mission at Sheppard and provides a forum for small businesses to debrief their capabilities to the small business team and the program,” said Debbie Newberry, DynCorp International senior manager, small business.
Mark Snyder, director of business operations, 82d Contracting Squadron at Sheppard AFB, will also attend and present a small business briefing to attendees.
The event is free but pre-registration is required. To register, visit the Small Business Outreach Event registration website and enter your company’s profile on DynCorp International’s supplier website.
DynCorp International at Sheppard Air Force Base
DynCorp International supports the U.S. Air Force by providing aircraft maintenance support at Sheppard Air Force Base in Texas. DI team members provide a skill mix of aviation services managers, supervisors, and mechanics/specialists/technicians to support T-6A and T-38C aircraft, through effective management of scheduled maintenance, ground handling, servicing, launch and recovery, on-and off-equipment back shop support and transient maintenance, including crash damaged or disabled aircraft recovery.
Sheppard Air Force Base
Sheppard AFB is home to the U.S. Air Force’s 82nd Training Wing and 80th Flying Training Wing of the Air Education and Training Command (AETC). The mission of the Air Education and Training Command’s 80th Flying Training Wing is to provide undergraduate pilot training for the U.S. and NATO allies in the Euro NATO Joint Jet Pilot Training program. Graduates of this prestigious program are assigned to fighter pilot positions in their respective air forces.