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Steven Beatty, 7th Civil Engineer Squadron housing management specialist, converses with an Airman about housing at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Oct. 5, 2016. The housing management office supports those going through a move either on or off base. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class April Lancto) Home at last with Dyess housing management
Home is where a person or family feels safe and comfortable. At times searching for a place to live can be a daunting task, but this process is made easier with the partnerships between Dyess’ housing management office, Hunt Property Military Communities (Quail Hollow) and Dyess Family Homes (Balfour Beatty Communities).The staff at the housing
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Members of the Dyess Varsity soccer team pose for a group photo in San Antonio, Texas, Sept. 5, 2016. The team competed in the Defender’s National Military Soccer Tournament, an annual soccer competition held at the South Texas Area Regional Soccer Complex of San Antonio. (Courtesy photo by Patricia Moreno) Airmen come together to kick the competition
The annual Defender’s National Military Soccer Tournament took place over Labor Day weekend at the South Texas Area Region Soccer Complex in San Antonio, Texas. Dyess Air Force Base sent their Varsity soccer team in, and they came back ranked second among 38 Air Force teams, fourth out of all 46 Department of Defense competitors.Tech. Sgt. Estiven
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Shannon Spalding, right, sits with her siblings Josh and Kat, Nov. 24, 2009. This photos was taken four months before Shannon was diagnosed with stage 1 triple negative breast cancer. Surviving the curing poison: A spouse’s true story of courage
“I was in shock and couldn’t speak, but I felt tears streaming down my face. Everything went very numb for me and all I thought about was dying.”This is how Shannon Spalding, a Dyess spouse and Family Child Care provider, describes her initial reaction on March 3, 2010, after her doctor told her she had stage 1 triple negative breast cancer at the
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U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Hilary Tenebruso, 7th Medical Operations Squadron immunization technician, draws a vaccination into a syringe at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Aug. 31, 2016. Vaccines are given to Active Duty, retirees, dependents and Child Development Center workers. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Peter Thompson) Protecting Dyess one vaccine at a time
From the day Airmen go through training, whether it is basic or officer training, vaccinations become a way of life. Immunizations technicians at the 7th Medical Operations Squadron dedicate each day to ensuring Team Dyess is protected against foreign and domestic illnesses or diseases. Each month the immunizations flight provides between 800 and
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U.S. Air Force 2nd Lt. Rueben Rodriguez, 7th Comptroller Squadron deputy budget officer, reviews and signs financial paperwork at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, August 30, 2016. As the fiscal year ends in September, the budget office overlooks the funding for the base and must obligate it down to the penny by midnight, Sept. 30. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rebecca Van Syoc) Keeping the mission funded
September brings with it cooler weather, crisp leaves, changing colors and the reminder of a coming holiday season, but it also serves as the last month of the fiscal year. This means long hours, extra shifts and sacrificed time with loved ones from a group of often unseen Airmen.For the Airmen in the financial analysis flight of the 7th
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From left to right: U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Corey West, Staff Sgt. Curtis Reando, Tech. Sgt. Brian Bollhoefer and Tech. Sgt. Ryan Raneiri stand in front of their office Aug. 25, 2016, at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas. These four Airmen make up Team Dyess’ dorm management office located at Harlow Hall. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class April Lancto/Released) Dyess central dorm management is all about Airmen
When a new Airman arrives at Dyess, some of the first faces they see are the Airmen dormitory leaders at the 7th Civil Engineer Squadron central dorm management office. This may be their first base and possibly even their first time living away from home, so it’s important for the dorm management team to ensure they have a positive dormitory
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Air Force Global Strike Command's B-52 is a long-range, heavy bomber that can perform a variety of missions. The B-52 has transformed the reach of the Air Force that spans global wide. (Courtesy photo) A Dyess Air Park story: The big, the bad, the B.U.F.F
(Editor’s note: This is part one in a series about the aircraft in the Dyess’ Linear Air Park, written in the voice of the aircraft. This story was written by Airman 1st Class Katherine Miller, 7th Bomb Wing Public Affairs. For more information about the air park or for the monthly walking tour of the park, contact Public Affairs at 325-696-4820.)I
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Mrs. Judy Wilhelm, Abilene Small Business Development Center director, speaks to small business owners during an educational roadshow May 10, 2016, at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas. The Department of Defense is mandated by the Federal Acquisition Recognition to give a percentage of all contracts to small businesses. Some contributions to Dyess include the plastering and cleaning of the outdoor pool, renovation of the veterinary clinic, renovation of the Force Support Squadron buildings and the 489th Bomb Group building. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Shannon Hall/Released) Small Businesses and their contribution to Dyess AFB
Small businesses create jobs and help meet local needs, making them essential to the success of the economy. For this reason, the Department of Defense is mandated by the Federal Acquisition Recognition to give a percentage of all contracts to small businesses.An annual Small Business roadshow took place, here, on May 10, 2016, to help educate
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Airmen from the 7th Component Maintenance Squadron stand with spare F101 engines June 10, 2016, at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas. The 7th CMS is responsible for intermediate-level maintenance of the F101 engine, the main engine on the B-1B Lancer. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Quay Drawdy/Released) The road to 40
The phrase "excellence in all we do" should ring a bell in the mind of every Airman that has ever enlisted or commissioned. The Air Force ins't satisfied when a requirement is met, only when it is exceeded. Occasionally, pushing for that excellence means stepping into new territory and breaking records.The 7th Component Maintenance Squadron at
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A B-1B Lancer takes off from the flightline April 11, 2016, at Dyess Air Force base. With their precise installation and inspections of the ejection seats, the Airmen of the 7th Component Maintenance Squadron egress shop ensure both mission success and aircrew’s safety. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rebecca Van Syoc/Released) Egress: Ejection is perfection
On a daily basis, aircrew step out to their aircraft, do their pre-flight checks, taxi down the runway and take off to complete another mission--probably not thinking twice about what they're sitting on. At any given moment, in the event of an emergency, those seats have the power to save their lives.When lives are on the line and aircrew are left
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