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  • Spouses volunteer to produce masks during pandemic

    Over 60 spouses from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas recently volunteered to make face masks in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.With the increased demand for supplies, spouses have volunteered to make face masks for medical professionals and those in the Abilene and Dyess communities.The spouses are working diligently to cut, sew and distribute the
  • Dyess hosts its first virtual eSports league

    Starting April 20, 2020, the 7th Force Support Squadron will begin the first season of its virtual eSports league at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas.To ensure the safety of everyone participating, the 7th FSS has decided to host the eSports league virtually. All participants will be able to engage via their own home, if they have the consoles and games
  • Dyess conducts virtual pandemic exercise

    Airmen from the 317th Airlift Wing and 7th Bomb Wing conducted a virtual training scenario that enabled Airmen from different squadrons to demonstrate the base’s ability to recover a C-130J Super Hercules aircraft if a passenger was suspected of showing symptoms of COVID-19 at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, March 27, 2020.Airmen from the 39th Airlift
  • Female chief answers: “What’s it like to serve in the Air Force?”

    “What’s it like to serve in the Air Force?” Chief Master Sgt. Adrienne Warren, 7th Mission Support Group superintendent“[Long pause] Wow, that’s a great question,” said Warren. “After serving 23 years, I have to go back to the beginning to answer that question.”“I’ve always been a family person, and my dad, Oscar Jackson Jr., was one of my favorite
  • Confirmed COVID-19 case on Dyess Air Force Base

    A military member has tested positive for COVID-19 at Dyess AFB, Texas. To mitigate and manage the risks associated with COVID-19, Team Dyess implemented proactive measures to reduce the spread of the virus among our base population and to ensure continuation of our no-fail mission. Because of this development, the installation commander has
  • Dyess Chief blessed after tragic loss

    She lies on an unfamiliar bed in silence. “Something is wrong,” said Chief Master Sgt. Latreva Schoultz, 489th Bomb Group superintendent. “Where is the doctor?”
  • Dyess declares public health emergency

    In response to the increased risk of transmission of COVID-19, and in conjunction with public health actions taken by the Air Force, the installation commander has declared a Public Health Emergency on Dyess AFB and will raise its Health Protection Condition level to Charlie on March 26.There are currently zero confirmed COVID-19 cases on Dyess AFB
  • Dyess conducts series of BACE exercises

    Airmen from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas and Little Rock AFB, Arkansas participated in multiple Bomber Agile Combat Employment Exercises recently.The goal is to improve Dyess AFB's aptitude to deploy B-1B Lancer bomber aircraft personnel and equipment to unfamiliar locations worldwide and on short notice in support of combatant commander
  • Dyess increases health protection level to bravo

    In order to help minimize the potential spread of COVID-19 on Dyess AFB, and in conjunction with public health actions taken by the state of Texas and our local community partners, the installation commander has raised the Health Protection Condition level to Bravo.There are currently no confirmed COVID-19 cases on Dyess AFB or in the Abilene