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  • The Helmet Habit

    According to the Emergency Medical Services Authority, or EMSA, 900 people die each year from injuries sustained in bicycle accidents and more than 567,000 end up in hospital emergency rooms. More importantly, 350,000 of those injuries are from children under the age of 15. What does this mean? We need to do a better job of protecting our children
  • GMVs: Official Use or Misuse … What’s the Difference?

    There are more than 435 Government Motor Vehicles, or GMVs, in the 7th Bomb Wing fleet and most are issued to units and used daily to support the Team Dyess mission. That begs the question, "Do you know the difference between official use and misuse of GMVs?" I am sure we are all aware that we can use a GMV for work related travel, but did you know
  • Are you involved or committed?

    One day I was driving from a TDY location to the airport after completing some training. During the drive, I switched the radio station from music to a talk show. This particular show had a motivational speaker on the air. He used a question that was simple and effective in delivering his message. He started by asking, "Are you involved or
  • Empowerment: Lead, follow and get out of the way

    "To lead the people, walk behind them." - Lao TzuI remember sitting beside my son one Christmas morning as he was putting together a model airplane he just unwrapped. By looking at the box, it was going to look pretty cool. But as my son started to use too much glue and stick pieces in the wrong places, I realized it was going to end up looking
  • How to detect fraudulent activities

    The Air Force Office of Special Investigations needs your help in identifying and reporting fraudulent activities. Besides general crimes, counterintelligence and research as well as technology protection missions, a significant amount of AFOSI's resources are assigned to fraud investigations. In the past few years, AFOSI has recovered more than a
  • “Our” Airman’s Creed

    Gen. T. Michael Moseley, the 18th Chief of Staff of the Air Force, introduced the Airman's Creed on April 18, 2007. It provides Airmen a tangible statement of beliefs that we cherish. The Airman's Creed was not created to regain some ideal that was lost or never otherwise identified, rather, it was created to focus on and recognize a spirit that
  • 7th BW/CC - Thoughts from the Top

    Can you believe it's August already? It's hard for me to believe that I have had the honor and privilege to serve as the 7th Bomb Wing Commander for the past 13 months. We started off this tour focusing on the ACC Consolidated Unit Inspection. You kicked butt earning an overall Excellent rating thanks to hard work and dedication to the Team Dyess
  • 7th MDG begins pediatric enrollment

    The 7th Medical Group recently began offering open pediatric enrollment for children and adolescents up to the age of 15.The medical group recently gained a new pediatrician and pediatric nurse practitioner; Dr. Shannon Murphy and PNP Jennifer Hessock, making open enrollment possible. Below is some information about both providers:Capt. Shannon
  • Sacrifice

    The word sacrifice is oftentimes associated with military members and is most frequently related to the death of a combatant in service to his or her country. When we take our oath of enlistment, we swear that we will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic. Most of us will agree that when
  • First Stop - 7th LRS Customer Service

    We all need 'things' to accomplish our missions throughout the 7th Bomb Wing, and knowing this, your first place to look should be the Logistics Readiness Squadron's Customer Service office, where our outstanding team of professionals are eager to assist the needs of Team Dyess!The 7th LRS Customer Service is the first stop for all of your materiel