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  • 7th FSS DFAC reopens

    Members of the 7th Force Support Squadron held a ceremony marking the reopening of the Longhorn Dining Facility on April 1, 2021, at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, after being refurbished for nine months.During the closure, the DFAC had several renovations completed. The kitchen area had a completed fire suppression system installed, the salad area
  • More Than a Mere Month: Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness

    March is Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Awareness Month, and much like traumatic brain injuries themselves, you may have spent most of this past month not even aware of your proximity to it.  TBI is the leading cause of disability for people under 40, it is estimated by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) that on average 1.5 million Americans
  • 7th EMS Airmen repair main landing gear strut

    Aircraft are routinely inspected by maintenance personnel to ensure they are consistently mission ready. If an aircraft part is damaged, leaking or needs to be fixed then Airmen will step up to repair or replace the component to keep the aircraft flying.Airmen with the 7th Equipment Maintenance Squadron recently inspected the landing gear on a B-1B
  • 9th EBS concludes BTF Europe operations

    The 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron completed a Bomber Task Force Europe deployment on March 23, 2021. The bomber unit operated out of Ørland Air Force Station, Norway, where they conducted a series of strategic training missions while integrating with 11 NATO allies and partner nations in the European and Arctic theaters.
  • AFGSC Design Thinking Course Leads to Dyess AFB’s First SBIR Phase 3

    The Department of Defense is typically not the first place you’d go to find a Design Thinking course, especially in the U.S. Air Force’s nuclear command; however, that is exactly where it has emerged. By necessity, the military is organized into a strict top-down hierarchy. This trait should be in sharp contrast with the end user focused problem
  • New set of eyes for long-lived robot

    Technology is constantly advancing and improving. As for those in the 7th Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal shop at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, they have received a new set of eyes for their ANDROS F6 Robot.The ANDROS F6 Robot is a heavy-duty unmanned ground vehicle designed for EOD members. The new C360 camera from the company
  • 1st CBCS assists 9th EBS for BTF

    A six-man team of technicians from the 1st Combat Communications Squadron deployed from Ramstein Air Base, Germany, to Ørland AFS to support the 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron during this historic BTF.
  • Snowstorm Operations at Dyess

    On February 14, a storm resulted in over 170 million Americans being placed under winter weather alerts across the United States. The winter storm caused power grids to fail across the U.S., causing blackouts for over 5.2 million homes and businesses with a vast majority being in Texas.Despite the state of affairs and the standstill, Dyess Air