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  • Dyess participates in Joint Forcible Entry exercise

    Twenty-seven C-130H Hercules and C-130J Super Hercules from multiple active duty, reserve and Air National Guard bases took off from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Dec. 8, 2018, in support of the U.S. Air Force Weapons School Joint Forcible Entry exercise.For the past four years, Dyess has been the host base for launching the C-130H’s and C-130J’s to
  • How to fight the holiday blues

    The winter and holiday season can create a wide variety of feelings in people: such as joy, warmth and generosity. While the holidays are celebrated by some as a time of giving and cheer, it can bring feelings of loneliness and depression in others. For some Airmen, especially those who are spending the holiday season away from family and friends,
  • Dyess hosts annual Winter Fest celebration

    Dyess Airmen and their families gathered to get an early start on the holiday spirit this year during the annual Winter Fest celebration Friday, Nov. 30 held by the 7th Force Support Squadron.“Winter Fest is a base wide festival to celebrate the holidays,” said Abby Barlow, 7th FSS recreation assistant. “This event is appropriate for all ages with
  • 7th MDSS laboratory brings home team of the year award

    For Airmen in the Air Force, working together as a team can be a key piece to successfully accomplishing their mission. One team at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, was acknowledged for such solidarity while performing their duties during the Air Force Medical Service competition. This month, the 7th Medical Support Squadron laboratory team was
  • 7th BW Airmen receive Vaught leadership awards

    As Airmen grow in the military, whether it’s personally or professionally, there is typically someone there to help provide mentorship and guidance. Three such individuals here at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, were recently recognized for their constant efforts in helping others become better leaders.Last month, Captain Kiersten Thompson, 7th
  • Being a 24/7 father, a life-long lesson

    Fatherhood can be a challenge, especially for new fathers, someone who didn’t have a father figure or someone who wants to become a better father for their children. It’s equally challenging to know where to turn for resources to help answer questions like ‘how does my relationship with work affect my family?’ or ‘what does it mean to be a 24/7
  • Area Defense Counsel, here for Airmen

    During an Airman’s career, they may find themselves in a situation where they need confidential legal advice, but might not know where to turn for help.Responsible for ethically representing Airmen during adverse military actions, the Area Defense Counsel is ready to provide Air Force members who are suspected of an offense with independent legal
  • 317 AW hones chemical warfare capabilities

    More than 600 Airmen assigned to the 317th Airlift Wing participated in a full-scale simulated chemical warfare exercise here, Nov. 5-9.The exercise tested Airmen’s ability to survive and operate in a simulated chemically exposed environment while wearing mission oriented protective posture gear. “The purpose of this exercise is to prepare our