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  • Going lean: 345th EBS wraps up Bomber Task Force Mission

    Go lean or go home. That was the strategy adopted by leadership of the 345th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron when the call went out in late July for B-1B Lancers to accomplish an emergent Bomber Task Force mission out of Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. The unit, based at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, took fewer than 60 Reserve and active-duty Airmen from the 307th Bomb Wing and 7th BW in support of the BTF.
  • Dyess ADAPT and suicide prevention

    You may know that September is Suicide Prevention Month. You may also know 25 per 100,000 Active-Duty service-members die by suicide, that 20 veterans die daily from suicide, or that 48,000 Americans kill themselves each year. But do you know why?
  • 345th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron begins BTF mission

    Three B-1 Lancers operated by Airmen of the 345th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, Dyess Air Force Base, Texas arrived at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, after conducting an initial sortie in the European theater Sept. 10 in support of a Bomber Task Force mission.
  • Vapor purge experiments give Air Force a competitive edge

    A team of research chemists and scientists from the 711th Human Performance Wing at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, worked alongside the 317th Airlift Wing to conduct vapor purge experiments using C-130J Super Hercules aircraft at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Aug. 26, 2020.Typically a vapor purge is a normal process where air exchanges in
  • Dyess celebrates diversity

    St. Vincent Ballet Folklorico dancers perform during a diversity day event at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Aug. 17, 2020. The goal of the event was to increase cross-cultural and gender awareness through interaction with other service members. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. David Owsianka)
  • Crew chiefs, contractors conduct virtual training

    Senior Airman Bryce Whitney, 9th Aircraft Maintenance Unit crew chief, learns how to use an augmented reality system at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Aug. 3, 2020. The average in-person training time is two to three weeks, but the augmented reality and virtual reality systems help cut the training time to less than a week. (U.S. Air Force photo by
  • Dyess maintainers showcase training with VR

    Typically, Air Force training involves a certified instructor providing hands-on training to another Airman who needs to increase their skillsets. As the capabilities of technology have continued to increase, so have the training techniques of the Air Force.Airmen within the 7th Component Maintenance Squadron’s Engine Test Cell demonstrated the