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  • Col. James G. Young: More than a photo on a wall

    On July 7, 2022, Col. James G. Young, 317th Airlift Wing commander, relinquished his colors to Col. Thomas Lankford.Maj. Gen. Kenneth Bibb, 18th Air Force commander, presided over the change of command ceremony.The 317th AW is a much decorated combat airlift wing, serving the mission of the Military

  • 7th MDSS inactivates after 28 years

    In a recent case for the 7th Medical Group, the correspondence read, "the following unit, the 7th Medical Support Squadron, will be inactivated on or about July 22, 2022."

  • 7th Munitions Squadron welcomes new commander

    Maj. Jeffrey Erwin, outgoing commander of the 7th Munitions Squadron, relinquishes command on Dyess Air Force Base Texas, 16 Jun 2022. Arming bombs and installing munition fins depends on the weapon size, purpose, and mission requirements. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Sophia Robello)

  • Dyess AFB accepting applications for Honorary Commander Program

    Dyess Air Force Base is accepting applications from members of the Abilene community for the Honorary Commander’s Program for 2022.The Honorary Commander’s Program is an executive-level program intended to educate community members who have limited knowledge of the Air Force and Dyess AFB to foster

  • Soul Fire Café Grand Re-Opening

    Senior Airman Dustin Brooks, Dyess We Care Team leader and logistics manager, Chaplain (Lt. Col) Gabriel Rios, 7th Bomb Wing wing chaplain, and Chief Master Sgt. Matthew Coltrin, 7th BW command chief, cut a ribbon during the grand re-opening of the Soul Fire Café at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, June