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  • 7th CES/FD nearly let win slip away against 7th EMS

    The 7th Civil Engineer Squadron/Fire Department defeated the 7th Equipment Maintenance Squadron 39-32 Tuesday afternoon in an intramural over-30 men's basketball game. The game started with a 13-3 run for the 7th CES while holding 7th EMS to only 3 points in the first six minutes of action. 7th EMS's William Gilliam helped get his team back on
  • Newspaper era ends on Dyess

    It's impossible these days to be unaffected by all the changes taking place around us. We've gone from taking a number at the Consolidated Base Personnel Office to signing in on a computer at MPF to simply logging onto the Air Force Portal and helping ourselves! Bulletin boards have been replaced by scrolling, high-definition flat screen TVs and
  • Dyess members drop supplies, candy to Dadaab

    Three Dyess members on an Air Force C-130 Hercules team wrapped up a six-day campaign airdropping more than 211,000 pounds of supplies into the flood-ravaged Dadaab region of eastern Kenya Dec. 14. But to children on the ground, it was the last 60 pounds that maybe made the most difference. As a way of saying "goodbye and good luck," the Air Force
  • STEP promotion

    Master Sgt. Brent Payne, 7th Security Forces Squadron, is congratulated by Col. Timothy Ray, 7th Bomb Wing commander, and Sergeant Payne's family at his surprise promotion Friday. Sergeant Payne was promoted through the Stripes To Exceptional Performers program.
  • Local Marines conduct 48-hour toy drive for Toys for Tots

    A group of local Marines gathered together near dinner time Dec. 8 and headed to Golden Corral, but they weren't going there for the buffet. The Marines, assigned to Detachment 1, Motor Transportation Maintenance Company, began a 48-hour toy drive that lasted until 4 p.m. Sunday to benefit the annual Toys for Tots program. The single event received
  • PA news delivery all Web-based

    A long-standing tradition will come to an end Dec. 22 when the Dyess Global Warrior is printed for the last time. The base paper will become an entirely online publication found only on the Dyess public Web site. Public affairs future operations will take a direction that does not allow for lengthy newspaper layout and design processes, so this
  • Maintainer STEP promoted Tuesday

    Master Sgt. Felix Flores, 317th Maintenance Squadron, is promoted Tuesday by Chief Master Sgt. Joseph Barron, Jr., Air Mobility Command, command chief, and Chief Master Sgt. Debra Huntley, 317th Airlift Group command chief, through the Stripes To Exceptional Performers program. Colonel Kevin Jackson, 317th AG commander, also attended to present
  • AMC/CCC congratulates 317th AG

    The Air Mobility Command top enlisted Airman visited Dyess Tuesday to thank members of the 317th Airlift Group and congratulate them on their continuing success in the area of responsibility. Command Chief Master Sgt. Joseph Barron, Jr., came from Scott Air Force Base, Ill., because he hadn't yet been to Dyess but wanted to personally see the work
  • Crew chief selected to all-conference football team Nov. 16

    One of Dyess' crew chiefs is representing the Air Force off-duty by participating in McMurry University's American Southwest Conference, a team comprised of the best college football players from the southwest. Airman 1st Class Jason Parker, 317th Maintenance Squadron, was selected Nov. 16 to play on the all-conference team and recognized for his
  • ‘Train 60’ awarded Mackay Trophy: Loadmaster from Dyess helps make hair-raising Iraqi training flight successful

    A Dyess Airman was presented with the Mackay Trophy Nov. 6 in Arlington, Va., because of his and four of his comrades' bravery and valor during a hair-raising Iraqi training flight Feb. 13, 2005. Master Sgt. Corey Turner, 40th Airlift Squadron instructor loadmaster and assistant flight chief, was part of the five-person "Train 60" crew that flew