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  • 8th AF commander visits Dyess

    The commander of the 8th Air Force and Joint-Global Strike Operations Center visited Dyess Air Force Base Oct. 3-5 to meet with Airmen across the 7th Bomb Wing to commend them for their efforts supporting the Mighty Eighth’s mission, as well as to learn more about Dyess challenges and successes.Maj. Gen. James Dawkins Jr. used his first visit to
  • Fire Prevention Week highlights fire safety

    On October 9, 1871, a tragic fire, later named the Great Chicago Fire, killed more than 250 people, left more than 100,000 people homeless, destroyed more than 17,400 structures and burned more than 2,000 acres of land. Since 1922, the National Fire Prevention Association has sponsored the public observance of Fire Prevention Week on the week of
  • Finance Opens Satellite Office

                The 7th Comptroller Squadron opened a Satellite Finance office located in the 7th Maintenance Group, building 5003 at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, beginning Oct. 1, 2018.             The office hours are Monday through Wednesday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. The office will be closed Thursdays and the second
  • Meet your leadership: Chief Master Sgt. Eric Dugger

    Recently, Chief Master Sgt. Eric Dugger took the helm from Chief Master Sgt. Kenny Mott and assumed command chief duties for the 7th Bomb Wing. As the command chief, Dugger is the principle liaison between the wing commander and enlisted force, as well as the primary advisor to the commander on matters concerning the morale, welfare, training,
  • Abilene community, Dyess leadership conduct memorial park groundbreaking

    Dyess Air Force Base leadership, the Abilene community and family of the fallen Airmen of TORQE 62 came together to conduct a groundbreaking ceremony at the Dyess Memorial Center, Oct. 2, 2018.  The groundbreaking signified the beginning of the Dyess Memorial Park Expansion to honor the sacrifices of Dyess Airmen who lost their lives in the line of
  • October: domestic violence awareness month

    Since 1981, October has been National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The observance serves to educate communities, individuals, couples and families about the Family Advocacy Program services and other community resources that can help prevent, raise awareness of community responsibility, and inform the community of the many ways to report
  • POW/MIA walk to remember

    Dyess Airmen march through the linear air park for National Prisoner of War/ Missing In Action recognition day at Dyess Air Force, Sept. 21, 2018. On every third Friday of Sept. since 1986, Americans across the United States remember the sacrifices and service of those who were POW/MIA and their families. At Dyess AFB, Airmen will march down the
  • 317th AW Airmen return home safely

    Airmen and aircraft assigned to the 39th Airlift Squadron and 317th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron returned to Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, from a deployment to Afghanistan Sept. 17, 2018. The deployment supported Operation Freedom’s Sentinel and Operation Resolute Support. While the main mission set was to transport personnel and cargo, these