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  • Dyess receives first round of COVID-19 vaccines

    The 7th Medical Group received the first batch of COVID-19 vaccines, and vaccinated emergency service providers at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Jan. 21, 2021.“Team Dyess has shown tremendous endurance, resiliency and sacrifice over the past year as we’ve fought through this pandemic,” said Col. Jeffrey Cook, 7th MDG commander. “Today is the day
  • Airman Donates Bone Marrow to Stranger in Need

    She was in the midst of Air Force technical training in 2015 when she heard shattering news that echoed throughout her family. Her three-year-old cousin, Benaiah, was diagnosed with Leukemia. 2nd Lt. Ashlyn Zurek, 7th Force Support Squadron career development officer in charge, and her family were in shock because none of their close relatives had
  • Dyess recognizes Medical Professionals Appreciation Day

    The Air Force Global Strike Commander, Gen. Tim Ray, declared Dec. 18 “Air Force Global Strike Command Medical Professionals Appreciation Day” across the command.“Our medical professionals have been on the front lines in a battle against a global pandemic,” Ray said in his proclamation. “The hours have been long and the danger very real, but they
  • Air Force Surgeon General visits 7th Medical Group

    Lt. Gen. Dorothy Hogg, Air Force Surgeon General, and Chief Master Sgt. Dawn Kolczynski, Chief, Medical Enlisted Force and Enlisted Corps Chief, visited Dyess Air Force, Texas, Dec. 3, 2020.During their visit, Hogg and Kolczynski visited the medical facilities within the 7th Medical Group to discuss how each section has accomplished maintaining
  • Dyess conducts ARTS V2 evaluation

    When it comes to ensuring aircrew can successfully and accurately drop bombs on target, they train at the Snyder Electronic Scoring Site in Snyder, Texas.On Sept. 28, 2020, members from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, supported the evaluation of the Advanced Radar Threat System Variant 2 to improve the site’s ability to provide ‘real-world’ airpower
  • Dyess Airmen support hurricane relief

    In late-November at Dyess AFB, the 317th Airlift Wing was in the midst of a wing-wide exercise; this meant 24-hour operations for the men and women participating in the ‘Ability to Survive and Operate’ or ATSO exercise, “Chemical Fury.”But real-world demands stop for no one, Air Force exercise or not.As exercise events progressed at Dyess, the
  • Dyess Airmen return from Bomber Task Force deployment

    Approximately 200 U.S. Air Force Airmen and 4 U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancers with the 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron (EBS) returned to Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, as they concluded their Bomber Task Force deployment at Andersen AFB, Guam, Nov. 22.BTF missions enable Airmen to continuously conduct operations throughout the world at a moment’s notice
  • Ex Chem Fury: Energizing 317th AW Tactical Leaders for the Great Power Competition

    For the first time since 2012, more than 70% of the nearly 1200 Airmen assigned to the 317th Airlift Wing participated in a large-scale Ability To Survive and Operate (ATSO) exercise hosted on their own installation.  It was the initial step of the wing’s strategic plan to develop today’s Mobility Airmen into the leaders needed to compete, deter,
  • Intel section ensures BTF mission success

    Editor’s note: The names of the Airmen are being omitted for anonymity.While U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer aircrew members with the 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron (EBS) prepare to conduct training missions within the Indo-Pacific region, they receive information from intelligence Airmen.Intel personnel interpret, analyze, evaluate and fuse