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  • Teen Dating Violence Month - week four

    This is the fourth week of “Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month” and Family Advocacy at Dyess Air Force Base used this month to help promote awareness to the horrific problem that is facing our teens in America.  This is not a new problem that we are just now facing in our communities, unfortunately Teen Dating Violence has occurred for many
  • Dyess Airmen and B-1B's deploy to Norway

    Approximately 200 Airmen and four B-1B aircraft assigned to the 7th Bomb Wing at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, deployed to Ørland Air Force Station, Norway, in support of a Bomber Task Force deployment.
  • 317th AW Airmen deploy, support U.S. AFRICOM

    Whether it’s participating in exercises or conducting local operational and training missions, Airmen continuously hone their skillsets to ensure they are ready for any real-world mission that may arise.Members from the 317th Airlift Wing recently deployed to the U.S. Africa Command area of responsibility from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, between
  • Dyess Airmen expand on virtual forces

    It’s no secret that the 317th Maintenance Group’s Virtual Reality Lab at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, has hit the ground running when it comes to getting their Airmen trained faster and smarter virtually. The lab consists of 16 separate virtual C-130J Super Hercules aircraft with no limiting factors with an average of 40% time saving trainings.With
  • Leading the Way

    Two Airmen from the 7th Operations Support Squadron wanted to go above and beyond to inspire leadership by creating a Facebook page in December of last year called, "I want to become an officer in the USAF-Dyess AFB edition." "We were constantly asking our Unit Commander questions about how to become an officer," said Airman First Class Johnequa
  • Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month - week two

    Week two of Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month will focus on recognizing the warning signs of an abusive relationship versus those of a healthy relationship.  Love is Respect reports that the early warning signs of dating violence include:• Checking one’s partner’s cell phones, emails or social networks without permission• Extreme jealousy or
  • Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month - week one

    February is Teen Dating Violence (TDV) Awareness Month and Dyess Air Force Base, along with organizations across the United States, will help to make teens aware of dating violence.  Each year over a million teenagers are abused by their dating partner.  The Center for Disease Control and Prevention states: Teen dating violence, also referred to as
  • Dyess creates ‘virtual’ deployment process, saves time

    Service members who have deployed know what a PDF line is, even if they don’t know what it is.With nostalgia in her voice, Tech. Sgt. Tanika Webb, 7th Force Support Squadron personnel readiness non-commissioned officer in charge, explained.“The Personnel Deployment Function, or PDF, line is what you have to process before you get on the plane to
  • Dyess Visitor Control Center conducts groundbreaking ceremony

    The Visitor Control Center conducted a groundbreaking ceremony with Dyess Air Force Base leadership, Military Affairs Committee, the Abilene Chamber of Commerce and the Mayor of Abilene at Dyess AFB, Texas, Jan. 25, 2021.The groundbreaking ceremony signified the beginning of the Visitor Control Center’s renovations, which hasn’t occurred after the