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  • 'Mighty Eighth' Commander chooses Dyess for first command visit

    Maj. Gen. Andrew Gebara, 8th Air Force and Joint-Global Strike Operations Center commander, visited Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, as his first base tour Aug. 22-23, 2021.
  • To Train a Mustang; Fulfilling A Childhood Passion

    “It’s the most peaceful and beautiful place I’ve ever seen,” she said.Kodiak, Alaska; the island sits in the Gulf of Alaska and is full of wildlife and stunning scenery. For her, it wasn’t just home, it was where she found her passion for training horses.Staff Sgt. Melissa Sekerak, 7th Munitions Squadron stockpile management supervisor, who spent a
  • Airmen creates computer notification system

    Working on a computer has become a consistent part of how people perform their jobs. With computers using various software applications, there is a constant need for them to be updated.Airmen from the 7th Communications Squadron recently created a script to run on all of the computers at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, to inform users to have their
  • Dyess family receives Family of the Year award

    As Airmen serve on military installations across the world, they provide their services to their base and local community through their service and volunteering.The Dyess Airman and Family Readiness Center presented the Abilene Air Force Family of the Year Award to Chief Master Sgt. Latreva Schoultz, 489th Bomb Group superintendent, Senior Master
  • Abilene, Dyess celebrates 56th World’s Largest Barbeque

    The Military Affairs Committee of the Abilene Chamber of Commerce held the 56th annual World’s Largest Barbeque event at the Abilene Convention Center, Abilene, Texas, Aug. 7, 2021.The barbeque expressed Abilene’s appreciation to all active-duty military and their families for being a part of the Abilene community and for what they do for the
  • Hazard Airmen return from deployment

    Airmen and family members watch as a C-130J Super Hercules conducts a fly over after returning from a deployment at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Aug. 4, 2021. During the current deployment rotation, the Airmen will have approximately eight months to focus on high-end training, squadron vitality and family stability before their next deployment.
  • NCO workshop builds communication skills

    Airmen completed the initial cadre training for an NCO Communication Workshop Development course at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, July 8 and 9, 2021.The course focused on providing Dyess leaders with the ability to understand how to employ emotional intelligence, provide direct feedback and be facilitators.“This workshop was created to fill a need
  • AMC command team visits 317th AW; applauds innovation

    The command team visited several locations throughout the wing where they received several briefings and demonstrations of the many ways that the Airmen of the 317th AW are working to improve job efficiency and operational proficiency.
  • 7th BW welcomes new commander

    Col. Joseph Kramer assumed command of the 7th Bomb Wing from Col. Ed Sumangil during a change of command ceremony at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, June 15, 2021.Military change of commands are a tradition that formally symbolizes the transfer of authority from one leader to another. The transfer of command is completed by handing the command flag