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  • Dyess Airman deceased

    A Dyess Air Force Base Airman died in Abilene, Texas in an incident involving the Abilene Police Department on November 30, 2019.The deceased was Staff Sgt. Ryan Blair, 23, assigned to the 7th Component Maintenance Squadron.“This is a tragic occurrence for the Dyess community,” said Col. Ed Sumangil, 7th Bomb Wing commander. “We extend our deepest
  • 2019 Global Strike Challenge Team Dyess winners

    Airmen from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, recently competed in the 2019 Global Strike Challenge and received multiple awards.The GSC is the world's premier bomber, intercontinental ballistic missile, helicopter operations and security forces competition. Units from Air Force Global Strike Command, Air Combat Command, Air Force Reserve Command and
  • Herks clean up nicely for deployment

    Unlike having the luxury of driving through a typical car wash, aircraft must be hand scrubbed from nose to tail. Each nook and gap must be scrubbed throughout the entire aircraft, even on the inside to prolong the life of it.For the 317th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, each C-130J Super Hercules aircraft takes 24 hours to be thoroughly washed then
  • Dyess AFB Airmen prove readiness in Global Thunder 20

    A group of aircraft maintainers found little shelter from the rain and cold wind beneath the wing of a B1-B Lancer on the Dyess Air Force Base flightline, Oct. 24. They were preparing the aircraft for a mission two -hours out. While this could be any typical work shift for them, the day’s efforts were unique; they were playing a vital role in a
  • Keeping the Air Force ahead of the curve

    As Airmen, we are constant targets for cyber security attacks by criminals and adversaries. A breach could cost more than just money, it could also jeopardize mission success and endanger the lives of Airmen.To stay ahead of the technological curve, the Air Force constantly updates software and hardware. At Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, the 7th
  • TORQE 62 memorial day events

    Airmen assigned to Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, gather for the TORQE 62 Memorial Run Oct. 2, 2019. A C-130J Super Hercules aircraft, call sign TORQE 62, crashed in Afghanistan during a deployment and caused the deaths of 14 service members, contactors and allied troops. The aircrew onboard were Airmen from the 39th Airlift Squadron: Capt. Jordan
  • Operation Dyess Kids 2019

    A child tries samples of a Meal, Ready to Eat during Operation Dyess Kids at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Sept. 28, 2019. Children could try from a variety of main courses and sides to include spinach alfredo and spaghetti. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Susan Roberts)
  • Family uses own tragedy to spread awareness

    Suicide is an unfortunate reality that many experts strive to expand their knowledge and data on every day. People who have been around this reality generally know more than others. One Dyess Airman recently married his wife, and also gained her three children. In doing so he gained four people who love him; he also gained four people who need his
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