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  • ODK teaches children about deployment

    More than 300 Dyess children of all ages participated in a mock deployment known as Operation Dyess Kids Oct. 20, 2018.The event took place at the Dyess Youth Center which consisted of a fun version of a military deployment processing line where the kids could get dog tags, their special-duty pay (a voucher for lunch) and vaccinations (a pen shaped
  • Air Force extends high year of tenure for E-4s through E-6s

    The Air Force is extending the high year of tenure for senior airmen through technical sergeants beginning Feb. 1, 2019. The memo, signed Oct. 18, 2018, extends the high year of tenure from eight to 10 years for senior airmen, from 15 to 20 years for staff sergeants and from 20 to 22 years for technical sergeants.
  • EOD honors 134 fallen members

    Sweat dripped from their faces, drenching their clothes and weighted vests as they pushed and motivated each other through multiple hours of extensive working out. For explosive ordnance disposal members across the Department of Defense, a grueling workout is how service members from every branch pay tribute to those who lost their lives in the
  • 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
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