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  • B-1 baby on board

    As Maj. Lauren Olme, 77th Weapons Squadron assistant director of operations, fires up the engines of a B-1 Lancer on Dyess Air Force Base, she is living out her lifelong dream of being a pilot. In addition to that dream, she achieved a new feat that will impact future generations of servicewomen:

  • Honorary Commander inductees fly high into Dyess mission

    An honorary commander inductee looks out the window of a C-130J Super Hercules during an honorary commander induction tour incentive flight at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Jan. 20, 2023. Civic leaders and community leaders selected as honorary commanders will serve a two-year term. At the end of

  • First in 30 years: 7th AMXS tests out Launcher Load Frames

    A 7th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron weapons load crew member lowers the Launcher Load Frame during the preparation of transporting the LLF to the flight-line at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Jan. 9, 2023. The LLF is a piece of equipment that allows Weapons Loaders to pre-load munitions on a

  • 7th CONS brings small businesses to Dyess AFB

    The 7th Contracting Squadron hosted a Small Business Roadshow at Dyess Jan. 9, 2023, to help educate small business owners in the local community.The roadshow included training and educational resources for small businesses seeking partner with the government and communicated upcoming contract

  • 8th Air Force leadership visits Dyess

    Maj. Gen. Andrew Gebara, 8th Air Force and Joint-Global Strike Operations Center commander, speaks to a group of Company Grade Officers during a luncheon at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Jan. 6, 2023. The General took the opportunity to get to know the CGO’s of Dyess on a more personal and

  • The 317th MXG is LEAD'ing from the front!

    The 317th Maintenance Group recently held a ceremony to celebrate the graduation of their first Lethal Expeditionary Airman Development (LEAD)-Mechanical "Mech" class. This course, the first of its kind, has been in the works ever since the concepts of Agile Combat Employment and Multi-Capable

  • Rucking around the Christmas Tree

    U.S. Air Force Airman Joshua Miller, 77th Weapons Squadron member, walks into the Boys and Girls Club of Abilene to help donate toys after completing the Dyess Rapid Airman Development ruck march in Abilene, Texas, Dec. 14, 2022. The RAD team carried bags of toys during the six-mile ruck march to

  • Refueling Joint Operations

    U.S. Army members assigned to the 1st Armored Division discuss preparations with 40th Airlift Squadron Airmen to refuel a M1A2 Abrams tank at Fort Bliss, Texas, Dec. 9, 2022. This exercise allowed U.S. forces to practice and showcase the interoperability and joint effectiveness for future