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  • Military OneSource aids servicemembers, dependents

    With deployments, permanent change of stations, tax season and everyday family and relationship issues, Airmen and their families have more than their share of things to be stressed about. But no matter what the issue, Military OneSource is available to help.Military OneSource provides information and resources on a variety of issues ranging from
  • Humanitarian relief remains constant priority

    In a turbulent world, with natural disasters striking at random and conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan surging with a tide of violence, one thing has remained constant -- U.S. Air Force humanitarian relief operations.These operations, planned out of the Combined Air Operations Center, or CAOC, located here, have answered the call of those in need,
  • Volunteers ready as tax season nears end

    The final day to file your tax return is right around the corner, but not to worry -- the Dyess Tax Center is hard at work, preparing hundreds of tax returns each week.The annual filing deadline is April 15; however, this year that date falls on a Saturday, so it is automatically extended to April 17.The tax center is in such an unassuming building
  • Soft drinks can harm your teeth

    The choices for soda are endless.Whether for the taste or a caffeine buzz, children and adults are downing carbonated beverages in record quantities. According to the National Soft Drink Association, soft drinks account for 27 percent of America’s beverage consumption. Drinking sodas, whether diet or regular, has a detrimental effect on teeth. The
  • Environmental flight wins DOD award

    The Environmental Management System team at Dyess has added another award to its already impressive collection.The team recently won the Secretary of Defense Environmental Award for Team Excellence. The four-member team is made up of Ms. Teresa Clouse, 7th Civil Engineer Squadron environmental flight chief, Lt. Col. Clint Taylor, 7th Bomb Wing
  • CDC to offer hourly drop-in child care

    The Child Development Center at Dyess plans to open a new room that will be dedicated specifically to hourly drop-in child care Monday.Colonel Garrett Harencak, 7th Bomb Wing commander, implemented the program after polling the base populous and discovering that offering hourly services on a regular basis would be a significant benefit to the
  • Numbered Air Force commander ‘impressed’

    The 18th Air Force commander visited Dyess Tuesday to see the base and personally attach an Air Force Outstanding Unit Award streamer to the 317th Airlift Group’s guidon.Major Gen. James Hawkins, 18th AF commander. presented the award to the 317th AG in January for being one of the most essential to the Air Force and the Global War on Terror.“This
  • Transformation to new Personnel Service Delivery System begins

    The Air Force Contact Center’s Web-based services and contact center officially began taking calls after a ceremony at the Air Force Personnel Center at Randolph Air Force Base, Texas.The center is part of a new initiative called Personnel Services Delivery Transformation, or PSD, which uses technology to place the capability for conducting routine
  • DOD celebrates 'Month of the Military Child'

    The Defense Department has long understood the value of caring for and celebrating children of servicemembers.April is designated as the Month of the Military Child, underscoring the important role military children play in the armed forces community. The Month of the Military Child is a time to applaud military families and their children for the