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  • Team Dyess leads the way with ICC concept

    A seven-man team on a fact-finding mission visited Dyess the last week in March to learn how the wing is using the installation control center concept.The team, made up of members of the 505th Command and Control Wing; the Air Force Command and Control, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Center; and the Air Force Civil Engineer Support
  • Food bank aids Airmen in ‘tight’ financial spots

    The Air Force takes care of its own in many ways, one of which is through the food bank.Nobody should ever have to decide whether to pay a bill or buy food, but sometimes that is just the situation that Airmen are put in, said Mrs. DeeDee Orsak, Airman’s Attic manager.First sergeants oversee the food bank, which is a pantry of non-perishable foods
  • New program designed to mentor Airmen

    The 7th Bomb Wing command chief started a new program in February that gives senior airmen and below an opportunity to see what a command chief does for a day and receive mentoring at the same time.It’s called the Chief Shadow Program, and it’s for Airmen who have been hand-selected by their group chiefs.“I don’t want the enlisted force to feel
  • New BX offers quality of life improvement

    Team Dyess members now have the ability to one-stop shop for all their shopping needs, since the new Base Exchange was officially opened Tuesday.The new $11 million facility includes a beauty shop, barber, laundry and dry cleaning, florist, optical center, Class Six, military clothing sales and a food court. Before, Dyess members would have to go
  • Dyess hosts first intel forum tailered for bomber community

    The 7th Operations Support Squadron intelligence flight hosted a first-of-its-kind intelligence forum geared specifically for the bomber community April 11-13.“This is the first time that members of the national intelligence community have come together with unit-level personnel to talk about the threats to the bomber community,” said Maj. Dave
  • B-1 simulator training system support consolidates

    The Training System Support Center is located in the 28th Bomb Squadron building, and while the name may seem self-explanatory, there is much more to training support than most people realize. When visiting the TSSC, one is likely to see engineers hard at work, but what is notably absent is anyone wearing a military uniform. This is because the
  • A fifty year ‘marriage’ continues

    As Dyess celebrates the 50th anniversary of the dedication of the base after its namesake, the partnership bwtween the base and Abilene that began five decades ago remains strong and continues to grow.In the coming weeks, the Dyess Global Warrior will provide a snapshot of a different decade of base history leading up to the Big Country
  • Month of the Military Child is important to remember

    April has been designated the Month of the Military Child. In 1983, then Secretary of Defense Caspar Weinberger established the month to recognize “the essential role that military child care services and youth activities play in fostering readiness and enhancing the quality of life of military families. We take great pride in setting aside the
  • April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

    Child Abuse Prevention Month started in New York in 1874 with a little girl named Mary Ellen Wilson, a nurse named Etta Wheeler, and Henry Bergh, the founder and president of the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.Mary Ellen’s father died shortly after she was born and her mother boarded her with Mary Score. When her mother
  • World’s Largest Barbecue honors servicemembers for hard work, sacrifice

    This year marks the 50th anniversary of Dyess Air Force Base and the partnership it has shared with the city of Abilene during that period.For 41 years, the citizens of Abilene through the Abilene Chamber of Commerce Military Affairs Committee has hosted the World’s Largest Barbecue.This year’s barbeque is scheduled to be held at the Abilene Civic