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Units > 7th Mission Support Group

7th Mission Support Group is responsible for all base facilities, support, readiness and logistics functions including civil engineer, security, supply, transportation, fuels, contracting, communications, family support, food, education and recreation services supporting a community of 15,000, including 5,500 members assigned to the 7th Bomb Wing, 317th Airlift Group and 11 associate units to provide deployable warfighting forces in support of Air Expeditionary Force taskings.
tab7th Mission Support Group 
7th Mission Support Group Commander Col. Brian A. Yates
7th Mission Support Group Deputy Commander Lt. Col. Lance French
Lt. Col. Lance
French

Deputy Commander  
 
tab7th Civil Engineer Squadron 
The 7th Civil Engineer Squadron maintains and repairs all base facilities, conducts disaster preparedness training, manages all fire protection and prevention activities, manages base environmental programs and handles housing responsibilities for accompanied and unaccompanied personnel.
tab7th Force Support Squadron  
The 7th Force Support Squadron provides more than 21 different activities for the base populace to include: food service, lodging, child care, clubs, skills development, auto skills, bowling, fitness center, community center, outdoor recreation equipment rental, golf, tennis, veterinary clinic, library, barber shop, youth center and mortuary service. The unit manages programs geared to the health and welfare of the entire base. The squadron is the focal point for military and civilian personnel matters, education services, family support issues and professional military education. The unit supports military and civilian employees, family members and retirees assigned to or supported by Dyess.
tab7th Security Forces Squadron  
The 7th Security Forces Squadron protects operational resources on the flightline and patrols the entire base in a law enforcement role. They conduct law enforcement and force protection for a population of 8,500 on a 7,016 acre base. The unit maintains a continuous presence in Southwest Asia and keeps several mobility teams in peak readiness for worldwide contingency deployment. The squadron also functions as a base and local community support agency providing services such as pass and registration, combat arms training, armory, investigations, military working dogs and drug abuse resistance education for students.
tab7th Logistics Readiness Squadron 
The 7th Logistics Readiness Squadron provides home-base logistics support as well as mobility support of deployed forces. The unit provides supplies, equipment and fuel to all base units, receiving and storing more than 388,000 pieces of property valued at more than $211 million. They fulfill the base's transportation requirements, managing and maintaining 588 vehicles, operation of the base taxi fleet, aircrew transportation, personal property shipments and recalling and training ready-augmentation-duty force personnel to support deployment exercises, inspections and contingencies. The unit provides more than four million gallons of aviation and ground fuels to all government vehicles and aircraft. Provides all contingency and peacetime deployment planning and execution, war reserve materiel management, base support planning and support agreement management.

tab7th Communications Squadron  
The 7th Communications Squadron provides communications-electronics maintenance on meteorological and navigational aid systems, a oppler weather radar and land mobile and air traffic control radios. They also provide information systems services including computer network, telephone and mail support, and protection and planning for all communications and information systems. The unit provides visual information services to include graphic, photographic and video support.
tab7th Contracting Squadron  
The 7th Contracting Squadron solicits and awards more than 20,000 contracts worth more than $35 million annually. It is also responsible for handling contracts covering operations and maintenance construction, services, supplies, and environmental contracting for the wing including all deployed units and forces. The staff also provides emergency contracting operations during global contingency deployments and responds to support combat missions worldwide.


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