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tab7th Bomb Wing  
Col. Michael Bob Starr 7th Bomb Wing Commander 7th Bomb Wing Commander

Col. Michael Bob Starr
Col. Steven M. Beasley 7th Bomb Wing Vice Commander 7th Bomb Wing 
Vice Commander

Col. Steven Beasley
Command Chief Master Sgt. Eddie Webb 7th Bomb Wing Command Chief 7th Bomb Wing Command Chief

Chief Master Sgt. Eddie Webb

tab7th Bomb Wing History 
7th Bomb WingThe 7th Bomb Wing has a long and distinguished history. It has performed many missions and projected airpower around the globe. Initially activated as the 1st Army Observation Group Sept. 6, 1918, the group was stationed in France during World War I. The 1st earned battle honors for the Defense of the Lorraine Sector (Western Front) and for the Muese-Argonne Offensive (St. Mihiel). In April 1919, after World War I, the group inactivated. The group was reactivated Oct. 1,1919, at Park Field, Tenn., and shortly thereafter, moved to Langley Field, Va. Redesignated the 7th Group (Observation), the unit participated in many of the "Mitchell Battleship Bombing Trials." By June 1, 1928, the group had moved to Rockwell Field, Calif.
ACC The creation of Air Combat Command  on 1 June 1992 resulted in part from dramatic changes in the international arena. The collapse of the former Soviet Union and the end of the Cold War led senior defense planners to conclude that the structure of the military establishment.
tabDyess Aircraft 
 Carrying the largest payload of both guided and
unguided weapons in the Air Force inventory, the
multi-mission B-1 is the backbone of America's
long-range bomber force. It can rapidly deliver
massive quantities of precision and non-precision
weapons against any adversary, anywhere in the
world, at any time.
 C-130J Super Hercules
 The C-130J is the newest generation of the C-130
Hercules which primarily performs the tactical portion of the airlift mission. The aircraft is capable of operating from rough, dirt strips and is the prime transport for air dropping troops and equipment into hostile areas. The C-130 operates throughout the U.S. Air Force, serving with Air Mobility Command (stateside based), Air Force Special Operations Command, theater commands, Air National Guard and the Air Force Reserve Command, fulfilling a wide range of operational missions in both peace and war situations.
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7th MDG enhances awareness of public health

tab7th BW Mission Set
Employ the world's finest bomber:
Deploy, sustain, maintain and employ the proven and emerging combat capability of the B-1 to combatant commanders for employment worldwide.

Train the world's finest bomber crews:
Deliver trained B-1 aircrew (initial qualification, requalification and instructors) to operational wings for immediate transition to combat and AOC duty worldwide to employ the full range of B-1 capabilities.

Support the joint fight anywhere in the world:
Deploy well trained and equipped Airmen, from all 7 BW technical specialties, to perform in support of overseas contingency operations. Ensure all wing Airmen are fully prepared to deploy as part of our Expeditionary Air Force.
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