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  • Brave pilot keeps crew safe during hostile flight

    Capt. Mark King Jr., 39th Airlift Squadron assistant chief of tactics and C-130J Super Hercules pilot, received the U.S. Air Force Exceptional Aviator Award in August 2019 at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas.The award is presented annually to an aviator selected by the USAF, based on exceptional deeds performed to assure mission success, acts of valor
  • AFGSC Commander visits Dyess, emphasizes Resilience Tactical Pause

    Gen. Tim Ray, Commander of Air Force Global Strike Command, his wife, Rhonda, and Chief Master Sgt. Charles Hoffman, Command Chief of Air Force Global Strike Command, visited Dyess Air Force Base Aug. 22 to tour various facilities and speak with Airmen and their families.During an all-call with 7th Bomb Wing Airmen, Ray emphasized the importance of
  • 39th Airlift Squadron hits west coast skies, drops 200 Marines

    Members of the 317th Airlift Wing at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, recently trained in airspaces over Nevada and California, August 8 – 16.This training was designed to prepare 39th Airlift Squadron aircrew for future deployed operations in mountainous terrains.Pilots experience higher atmospheric pressure in high altitudes which change the way
  • Fairchild Fuels Dyess AFB B-1B Lancers

    A KC-135 Stratotanker and aircrew members from Team Fairchild's 384th Air Refueling Squadron conducted air refueling training missions in support of 7th Bomb Wing B-1B Lancers Aug. 12-16 at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas.
  • Team Dyess competes in Global Strike Challenge

    Airmen, family members and friends came out to support the 7th Bomb Wing as they competed in the seventh Air Force Global Strike Challenge at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Aug. 14, 2019.The challenge is designed to showcase the world’s premier bomber and intercontinental ballistic missile force, recognize outstanding Air Force Global Strike Command
  • Dyess Airman deceased

    A Dyess Airman died while on leave in Saint Anthony, Idaho on August 10, 2019.The deceased was Senior Airman Dallon Hill, 23, assigned to the 7th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron.“The Air Force is a close-knit family and the loss of one of our own affects all of us,” said Col. Matthew Newell, 7th Bomb Wing vice commander. “We extend our deepest
  • 7th LRS, 317th AW complete readiness exercise training

    Staff Sgt. Teara Sapp Becker, 40th Airlift Squadron loadmaster instructor, directs an Airman with the 7th Logistics Readiness Squadron toward a C-130J Super Hercules during a 317th Airlift Wing readiness exercise at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Aug. 8, 2019. After loading the cargo onto the aircraft, the aircrew completed a training sortie. (U.S.
  • 7th EMS receives augmented reality welding system, improves real-world welding

    While most people expect to see sparks flying throughout a room where welding is completed, one metals technology room at Dyess Air Force Base creates no sparks or mess within the operating area.The 7th Equipment Maintenance Squadron metals technology section recently received an augmented reality welding system to improve real-world welding.The
  • CMSAF visits Dyess, impacts Airman’s future

    For some Airmen, it may have been a small change that doesn’t affect them; but for one Airman at Dyess, it directly impacted her life.Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright visited Dyess Air Force Base Aug. 1.During his all-call with 7th Bomb Wing and 317th Airlift Wing Airmen, he explained how decisions are being made at the Pentagon
  • CMSAF visits Dyess, inspires Airmen

    Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright visited Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Aug. 1, 2019. He was updated on current operations and spoke to Airmen about wingmanship, leadership and potential upcoming changes in the Air Force.