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The 7th Operations Group is the operational flying component of the United States Air Force 7th Bomb Wing, stationed at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas. The group is responsible for executing global conventional bombing directed by proper command authority. It is the largest B-1B operations group comprised of 33 B-1s and 1,140 people assigned to four squadrons - 9th and 28th Bomb Squadrons, 7th Operations Support Squadron and 436th Training Squadron. 

tab7th Operations Group 
7th Operations Group Commander Col. Justin W. Boldenow
Col. Justin W. Boldenow

7th Operations Group Deputy Commander
(Awaiting Official Bio)
Deputy Commander
7th Operations Group Superintendent
(Awaiting Official Bio)
tab7th Operations Support Squadron 
The 7th Operations Support Squadron is responsible for B-1 combat effectiveness. The squadron directs wing flight operations, conventional mission planning, combat tactics, airfield management, aircrew training, exercise scheduling, aircraft scheduling, weapons and tactics standardization, intelligence integration, war plans, deployment planning, weather support, small computer support, simulator training, air traffic control, maintenance analysis, mobility processing and wing life support functions.

7th Operations Support Squadron Factsheet
tab9th Bomb Squadron 
The 9th Bomb Squadron maintains combat readiness to deliver rapid, decisive airpower on a large scale in support of conventional warfare taskings. Squadron experts provide warfighting commanders with the best in maintenance support, operational aircrews and B-1B aircraft. The squadron repairs, services, launches, recovers and inspects 15 B-1 aircraft capable of sustained intercontinental missions and world-wide deployment/employment from forward operating locations. The 9 BS is the oldest active bomb squadron in the Air Force today.

9th Bomb Squadron Factsheet
tab28th Bomb Squadron 
The 28th Bomb Squadron is the largest bomb squadron in the Air Force and the largest flying squadron in the command. Its primary mission is to provide all B-1 initial qualification, re-qualification and instructor upgrade training for Air Combat Command. The squadron determines, evaluates and implements formal training requirements to qualify crewmembers in long-range day and night, all-weather and air-to-ground attack. Each year the squadron trains more than 200 B-1 crewmembers from active-duty and Air National Guard B-1 units. The unit services, launches, recovers, repairs and inspects 25 B-1 aircraft. The squadron also maintains conventional combat readiness supporting higher headquarters contingency taskings worldwide.

28th Bomb Squadron Factsheet
tab436th Training Squadron  
The 436th Training Squadron provides formal training to Air Combat Command using 15 schools at Dyess and 38 other programs exported directly to units for local training needs. Training includes command and control, air, ground and weapons safety, Air Force Operations Resource Management System, classroom instructor training, Air Force Mission Support System administration, mission planning cell training, life support and survival, and computer software use and development. The squadron also develops multimedia and formal presentations used in training program development and formal presentations. Multimedia personnel are based at Dyess, and deploy worldwide to perform their mission. Unit products and services are used throughout DOD.

436th Training Squadron Factsheet
tabDetachment 14, ACC TRSS (Tenant) 
The Training Support Squadron, detachment 14 is the operations training development team with primary responsibility for all B-1 syllabi and courseware in the command. Its personnel provide exceptional courseware products, state-of-the-art computer based training, and first-rate support to the formal training unit in training B-1 aircrew members.

Det 14 Factsheet
tab337th Test and Evaluation Squadron (Tenant) 
tab77th Weapons Squadron (Tenant) 

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