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  • 7th LRS receives multiple AFGSC, AF awards

    It’s not every day that a squadron makes history by earning a multitude of unit and individual awards. But last year, 7th Logistics Readiness Squadron earned recognition for the hard work that they accomplished in 2018 at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas.The 7th LRS provides home-base logistics support, as well as mobility support of deployed forces.
  • Dyess Airman performs CPR, saves child’s life

    On a hot July afternoon in Abilene, Texas, an apartment complex swimming pool was crowded with children and their parents trying to cool off. An enjoyable activity to beat the heat quickly turned into a tense situation, rushing to save a child’s life.One child noticed his friend was missing at the same time he noticed a shadow eight feet under the
  • PTSD, deployment issues awareness

    Deployers, we’ve all imagined it countless times, that sweet, tantalizing thrill of returning to the life you left behind. However, what comes next can be more challenging than the missions, miles, and metal we are returning from. The process of transitioning from garrison to deployment orientation is relatively well defined: establish mission, cut
  • New memorial honors 79 fallen Dyess Airmen

    Dyess leadership, along with Gen. Maryanne Miller, Air Mobility Command commander; the Abilene community; and approximately 100 Gold Star family members of fallen Airmen, came together for a memorial dedication ceremony July 19.After 10 months of construction and over $600,000 raised by the Abilene community, the newly established Dyess Memorial
  • TORQE 62 Gold Star Family Member receives DBIDS ID card

    Gloria Golden, mother of the late Capt. Jonathan “JJ” Golden, was the first Gold Star family member at Dyess Air Force Base to receive a Defense Biometric Identification System ID card through the Air Force Gold Star Family Member program, July 18. Capt. Golden was one of four Dyess aircrew members who passed away in a 2015 C-130J Super Hercules
  • Confirmed Meningitis Incident

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  • 317th Airlift Wing deploys to the Horn of Africa

    Members of the 317th Airlift Wing walk toward a C-130J Super Hercules at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, July 7, 2019. Approximately 30 Airmen deployed to the Horn of Africa in support of Operation Inherent Resolve and Operation Freedom Sentinel. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Susan Roberts)
  • Port Dawgs ship humanitarian cargo

    U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Rebekah Sines, a motor vehicle operator with the 76th Aerial Port Squadron, transports humanitarian support cargo heading to Guatemala June 19, 2019, on the flightline here. Since 2007, Youngstown Air Reserve Station has delivered over one million pounds of cargo to destinations around the globe via the Denton program.
  • Restoring B-1 readiness: Egress works around the clock

    For the past 17 years, the B-1B Lancer has seen combat and has been referred to as a work horse.Subsequently, years of deployed operations, alongside recent maintenance findings, led the Air Force to decide on a safety stand-down for the aircraft.The stand-down is a temporary pause on flying operations for each aircraft in the B-1B fleet, allowing
  • Dyess mobile app available on Air Force Connect

    Dyess Air Force Base has launched the Dyess portion of the official U.S. Air Force Connect app for Airmen to download and receive information at a moment’s notice.AF Connect is an Air Force-wide mobile app designed to enable, engage and empower Airmen by centralizing and increasing access to the information they need for their careers. In addition