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  • Dyess AFB K-9 War Hero Retires

    In a ceremony as traditional as any retirement ceremony for a member of the Air Force, a war hero veteran left the active duty ranks to savor the few remaining years of his life. Nero, a 12-year-old German shepherd was honored at Dyess Air Force Base, Abilene, Texas, after 10 years of service to his

  • Dyess participates in Weapons School JFE

    Members of the 317th Airlift Wing flew six C-130J Super Hercules alongside 18 other C-130 variant models and 25 C-17 Globemaster III aircraft during a U.S. Air Force Weapons School Capstone Joint Forcible Entry exercise at the Nevada Test and Training Range, Dec. 4, 2021.A JFE exercise is a

  • 317th AW completes ACE, Covert Yeti exercise

    Airmen with the 317th Airlift Wing participated in Exercise Covert Yeti in Arizona, Colorado and Utah on Dec. 5, 2021. The training tested the Airmen’s abilities to use Agile Combat Employment tactics, techniques and procedures in preparation to respond to a conflict anytime, anywhere.The Covert


    Just in time for the holidays, Col. Joseph Kramer, 7th Bomb Wing commander, cut the ceremonial red ribbon to mark the reopening of the Visitor Control Center at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Dec. 16, 2021.These renovations enhanced a number of functional and security improvements to the

  • 7th BW receives Global Strike Challenge awards

    The 7th Bomb Wing held a ceremony to recognize base personnel for their accomplishments as the wing received the best bomb Fairchild Trophy, the Ellis Giant Sword Trophy, the Barksdale Trophy and the 28th Bomb Squadron received the Mitchell Trophy and Eaker Trophy at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas,

  • WAPS Test Changes

    Starting with the 22E6 and E5 promotion testing cycles, the Air Force will begin using Situational Judgment Test questions as part of the Promotion Fitness Examination (PFE).

  • Focus On the 7th Munitions Squadron (7MUNS)

    Since Sept. 11, 2001, most people that served in the military thought that a bomb maker was a bad guy. But not all bomb makers are bad guys. There are 232 good guy bomb makers supporting the 7th Bomb Wing mission on Dyess AFB, Texas, working in a facility located on aptly named, Ammo Road.

  • Global Strike Challenge '21 announces 'Best of the Best'

    Air Force Global Strike Command announced the winners of Global Strike Challenge 2021 at the multi-month competition’s capstone event Dec. 8, here.Global Strike Challenge is the world's premier bomber and intercontinental ballistic missile operations and maintenance, helicopter operations and