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7th CMS avionics flight earns Chief of Staff Team Excellence Award
Senior Airman Frank Sucro, 7th Component Maintenance Squadron avionics journeyman, makes adjustments to bring the unit back within its temperature tolerance at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Aug. 8, 2018. The avionics flight received the 2017 Chief of Staff Team Excellence Award for implementing multiple innovations such as establishing a new operations schedule that focused on training junior enlisted Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Kylee Thomas)
7th CMS avionics flight earns Chief of Staff Team Excellence Award
Senior Airman Jacob Heston, 7th Component Maintenance Squadron avionics journeyman, validates parts on a transmitter at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Aug. 8, 2018. From the innovations that earned the avionics flight the 2017 Chief of Staff Team Excellence Award, they were able to increase their production rates by 50 percent, as well as save the Air Force approximately $11.8 million. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Kylee Thomas)
7th CMS avionics flight earns Chief of Staff Team Excellence Award
The 7th Component Maintenance Squadron avionics flight stands outside for a group photo at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Aug. 8, 2018. The team earned the 2017 Chief of Staff Team Excellence Award, which recognized how they improved their operational performance, used a systematic approach to enhance mission capability and created sustained results. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Kylee Thomas)
Sen. Ted Cruz visits Dyess
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-TX, stands with U.S. Air Force Airmen behind a C-130J Super Hercules at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Aug. 9, 2018. Cruz and his staff visited the base to meet commanders and familiarize themselves with the missions of the base, as well as to share the success and impact of the bi-partisan effort to successfully pass the Fiscal Year 2019 National Defense Authorization Act through Congress faster than in the previous two decades. Near the end of the visit, Airmen were given the opportunity to meet and take photos with the senator. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mercedes Porter)
Sen. Ted Cruz visits Dyess
Dyess Air Force Base leadership greets U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-TX, outside the 7th Bomb Wing headquarters building at Dyess AFB, Texas, Aug. 9, 2018. Cruz and his staff visited the base to meet commanders and familiarize themselves with the missions of the base, as well as to share the success and impact of the bi-partisan effort to successfully pass the Fiscal Year 2019 National Defense Authorization Act through Congress faster than in the previous two decades. The objective of the visit was to update the senator about the base’s operations and training while enhancing the relationship with the Texas Codel. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mercedes Porter)
Sen. Ted Cruz visits Dyess
U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Brian Buschur, 28th Bomb Squadron commander, speak with U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-TX, at Dyess AFB, Texas, Aug. 9, 2018. Cruz and his staff visited the base to meet commanders and familiarize themselves with the missions of the base, as well as to share the success and impact of the bi-partisan effort to successfully pass the Fiscal Year 2019 National Defense Authorization Act through Congress faster than in the previous two decades. Buschur emphasized that Dyess is truly the home of the B-1B Lancer with Dyess hosting the only B-1 formal training unit, as well as highlighted the exceptional training instructors hosted at the FTU. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mercedes Porter)

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Tomorrow, the traffic circle on Arnold Blvd will experience detours all day due to repairs. Please plan ahead and use alternate routes if neccessary. Thank you!
Last Friday at Dyess Air Force Base, the Air Force Global Strike Command commander formally recognized the heroism and extraordinary aerial achievement of the B-1B Lancer aircrew members involved in the May 1 in-flight emergency and resulting emergency landing in Midland, Texas. The actions of this aircrew resulted in the first-ever successful landing of a B-1B experiencing such malfunctions. For more information check out the full story here! http://www.dyess.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/1576195/4-dyess-aircrew-earn-distinguished-flying-cross-medals/ Air Force Global Strike Command Eighth Air Force Ellsworth Air Force Base
Today, Lt. Col. David DeLang relinquished command of the 7th Medical Operations Squadron to Lt. Col. Marion Foreman. Thank you Lt. Col. DeLang for your leadership and dedication to your unit and Team Dyess during your time here. We wish you a successful future wherever life and the Air Force takes you! We also wish a warm welcome to Lt. Col. Foreman. Your leadership and motivation will surely lead the 7th MDOS to do amazing things! Click on the link below for more photos from the 7th MDOS Change of Command.
We are honored to announce… Yesterday at Dyess Air Force Base, the Air Force Global Strike Command commander formally recognized the heroism and extraordinary aerial achievement of the B-1B Lancer aircrew members involved in the May 1 in-flight emergency and resulting emergency landing in Midland, Texas. The actions of this aircrew resulted in the first-ever successful landing of a B-1B experiencing such malfunctions. Gen. Robin Rand presented Distinguished Flying Cross medals to Maj. Christopher N. Duhon, Air Forces Strategic - Operations Division chief of future operations at Barksdale AFB, LA, and an instructor pilot with duties at the 28th Bomb Squadron; Capt. Matthew Sutton, 28th BS weapon systems officer instructor; 1st Lt. Joseph Welch, 28th BS student pilot; and 1st Lt. Thomas C. Ahearn, then 28th BS student weapon systems officer who has since completed training and is currently assigned to the 37th BS, Ellsworth AFB, S.D. Air Force Global Strike Command Ellsworth Air Force Base Eighth Air Force A full write-up, photos and video of the ceremony to follow...
Team Dyess, There is an exercise scenario occuring on base. The gates may experience brief closures, and those in the affected area may experience traffic detours.
Heads up, Team Dyess! EOD will be conducting live training on the range today from 9:00 to 1:00. Please stay clear of Ammo Road during this time. For questions, call EOD at 325-696-4109.
Team Dyess, be aware that Arnold Gate's interior inbound and outbound lanes will be closed for repairs from 11:45 a.m. until further notice. Please plan accordingly for possible traffic delays.
Recently, U.S. Senator Ted Cruz sent a congratulations letter to Dyess Air Force Base after receiving the Air Force Outstanding Service Award. Check out the message below!
Team Dyess, The outbound lane for the Main Gate has been re-opened. Thank you.
Team Dyess, The outbound lane at Arnold (Main) Gate is closed until further notice. Please use Tye Gate for all outbound traffic at this time. Thank you!
The 7th Medical Group and all gates are now reopened.
Team Dyess, The 7th Medical Group is closed and cordoned off at this time. Please stay clear of the area until further notice.
This morning Lieutenant Colonel Cleve Rodriguez relinquished command of the 317th Maintenance Squadron to Major Jenna Rederus! Thank you Lt. Col. Rodriguez for your leadership and dedication to your unit and Team Dyess during your time here. We wish you a successful future wherever life and the Air Force takes you! We also wish a warm welcome back to Maj. Rederus. Your leadership and motivation will surely lead the 317th MXS to do amazing things!
Today, Lt. Col. Jake Elsass relinquished command of the 7th Component Maintenance Squadron to Maj. Travis Lytton. Thank you Lt. Col. Elsass for your leadership and dedication to your unit and Team Dyess during your time here. We wish you a successful future wherever life and the Air Force takes you! We also wish a warm welcome to Maj. Lytton. Your leadership and motivation will surely lead the 7th CMS to do amazing things! Click on the link below for more photos from the 7th CMS Change of Command.
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, 2017. Read more about the first year accomplishments by clicking on any of the photos!
Team Dyess, the 317th Airlift Wing is hosting its 1 year birthday celebration today! Events are as follows: 0930 - Squadron Tournaments (Football, softball, basketball, volleyball, kickball, relay races, tug-of-war, water ballon toss and capture the flag) 1130 - Cake cutting Ceremony at the Hangar Center parking lot. Open to Families Free movie: (Avengers: Infinity War) at 1300 Free all day: Outdoor pool, bounce houses, dunk tank and batting cages.
Team Dyess, July 6 is the 317th Airlift Wing birthday! To celebrate, there will be a party at the Hangar Center Parking Lot and will be open to all Dyess personnel and their families! Click on the flyer below for more information!
Team Dyess, As a mark of respect for the victims of the act of violence perpetrated at the Capital Gazette Newspaper in Annapolis, Maryland on June 28, 2018, the Dyess AFB flag will be flown at half-staff until sunset this evening, July 3rd.
Our 317th Airlift Wing really knows how to “kick it!” #ProudToBeAMC #HercWerk