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    At approximately 10 p.m. on April 20, a Dyess Air Force Base B-1B Lancer caught fire during routine engine maintenance while parked on the flightline.Emergency response personnel arrived immediately and contained the scene. Two individuals were injured and transported to Hendrick Medical Center

  • Five myths about Dyess Air Force Base and Abilene debunked

    Dyess Air Force Base has been subject to scrutiny for years as one of the “Top Five Air Force Bases to Avoid,” with complaints ranging from regional community, things to do, and even the location’s weather. This article directly challenges the most commonly ridiculed aspects of the installation and

  • Abilene Military Affairs Committee tours Dyess Air Force Base

    Weapons load crew members assigned to the 7th Aircraft Maintenance Unit prepare to compete in a Load of the Quarter competition at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, April 14, 2022. Airmen assigned to the 28th, 7th, and 9th AMUs competed against each other during the competition. (U.S. Air Force photo by

  • Innovation inspires projects like bomb-loading BAMA

    Air Force Global Strike Command’s B-1 Command Armament System Manager, Master Sgt. Andrew Cherry, recently approved a new piece of equipment that reduces the time to load the Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile AGM-158s on the B-1 Bomber. It is called the Bomber Aluminum-rail-set Multi-purpose

  • Dyess AFB to host Women's Summit Open House

    Dyess AFB will host the Dyess Women’s Summit open house for anyone with base access, April 29, 2022. This event is in conjunction with the 80th Women Air Force Service Pilot Homecoming event in Sweetwater, Texas, April 30, 2022.

  • Air Force SNCO Academy graduates first civilian student

    The Air Force Senior Noncommissioned Officer Academy graduated its first civilian student April 6, 2022, at Gunter Annex, Alabama, and hopes installations will prioritize sending interested civilian employees in future.

  • Dyess highlights Airmen during Women’s History Month

    For Women’s History Month, we are highlighting Airmen who are masters of their craft and are cultivating the next generation of leaders!Staff Sgt. Brianna Smits, Airman Nichole Brady, and Airman 1st Class Angel Robertson​ “Approximately 30% of our career field's Defenders are female warriors and