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Prepare, wash, recover: 317th AMXS improves wash program Prepare, wash, recover: 317th AMXS improves wash program
The 317th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron assigned to Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, recently transitioned to a newly-adopted wash process in April, which cuts down the wash time of the aircraft by over 50 percent. With the flying tempo and operations of the C-130J Super Hercules, maintaining the airframe is imperative to the mission success of the
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2018
317th Airlift Wing supports US Southern Command exercise 317th Airlift Wing supports US Southern Command exercise
Six Airmen assigned to the 317th Airlift Wing completed a one-day training mission in the Bahamas, June 5. The mission was in support of Tradewinds 2018, a U.S. Southern Command joint, multinational and interagency exercise that aims build the capacity of U.S. forces and nations in the Caribbean to better respond to natural disasters, as well as
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4 Dyess aircrew earn Distinguished Flying Cross Medals 4 Dyess aircrew earn Distinguished Flying Cross Medals
The Air Force Global Strike Command commander presented a Distinguished Flying Cross July 13 at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, to each of the B-1B Lancer aircrew members who experienced an in-flight emergency in May.   Gen. Robin Rand, AFGSC commander, presented Distinguished Flying Cross medals to Maj. Christopher N. Duhon, Air Forces Strategic -
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Commentary: Dyess hosts cadets from around the country Commentary: Dyess hosts cadets from around the country
Immersion – that’s the name of the game. Every summer, the Air Force sends cadets from detachments all over the country to bases for two and a half weeks to get them out of “cadet land” and into the day-to-day action of the Air Force. Dyess Air Force Base generously hosts one of the largest such groups of cadets, boasting 25 members from 19
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2018
U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to the 317th Airlift Group stand in formation during the 317th Airlift Wing activation ceremony at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, July 6, 2017. In addition to Team Dyess members, civic leaders, community partners, distinguished guests and family members attended the deactivation of the 317th AG and activation of the 317th AW. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kedesha Pennant) 317th AW celebrates year of accomplishments
The 317th Airlift Wing celebrated its date of wing re-designation at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, July 6. The 317th AW has a long lineage of performing tactical airlift duties, with a 70-year service in the U.S. Air Force. The 317th AW was established as the 317th Troop Carrier Wing on Aug. 10, 1948, and returned to its wing designation on July 6,
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ROTC cadets visit Dyess during Operation Air Force Commentary: ROTC cadets visit Dyess during Operation Air Force
Editor’s Note: On June 5-20, 16 ROTC cadets from across the country visited Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, as part of the U.S. Air Force ROTC Operation Air Force program, which offers ROTC cadets insight into life in the operational Air Force. This grants cadets the opportunities to interact with enlisted and commissioned Airmen and briefly
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2018
7th AMDS hosts Heat Stress Awareness Extravaganza 7th AMDS hosts Heat Stress Awareness Extravaganza
The 7th Aerospace Medicine Squadron hosted a Heat Stress Awareness Extravaganza at the base pool for families and Airmen at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, June 22, 2018.Airmen from the bioenvironmental engineering and public health set up stations for the event to allow attendees to learn about the different risks associated with sun and heat
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NPSA Air Force seeks 2018 national public service nominations
Air Force officials are accepting submissions for the 2018 National Public Service Award.The American Society for Public Administration and the National Academy of Public Administration established the award to honor individuals whose outstanding contributions and accomplishments serve as models of public service in and out of the work
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2018
7th MUNS places second at AFCOCOMP 7th MUNS places second at AFCOCOMP
Approximately 10 Airmen assigned to the 7th Munitions Squadron placed second in the first-ever Air Force Combat Operations Competition at Beale Air Force Base, California, June 12-14, 2018.Their hard work and dedication in the competition was key to the team placing first in three categories.“AFCOCOMP was designed to test multiple readiness and
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Dyess Airmen unload school supplies in Colombia Dyess Airmen unload school supplies in Colombia
Six Airmen assigned to the 317th Airlift Wing completed a volunteer, four-day training mission in Colombia, South America, May 12, 2018.The mission, which supported a joint humanitarian aid exercise, which gave approximately 3,500 Colombian children by delivering nearly 15,500 pounds of education supplies, such as desks and school kits as part of
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