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  • Resilience: Dyess AFB wingmen support Airman’s daughter’s battle with cancer

    On July 14, 2019, Tech. Sgt. Justin SoileauGobert’s, 337th Test and Evaluation Squadron aircraft crew chief, concerns about his daughter’s continuing lack of energy and bruising on her body set off an alarm that sent his wife, Kaleena, and daughter, Jayda, to the Hendrik Medical Center emergency room in Abilene, Texas. As soon as Kaleena
  • HAF TFI conducts Dyess AFB Health Assessment

    Officials with the Headquarters Air Force Directorate of Total Force Integration conducted a Total Force Association health assessment of the 7th Bomb Wing and 489th Bomb Group at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Sept. 9 - 13, 2021.Cost and resources, culture and planning, and cooperation are the three main areas this assessment focused on. They also
  • Dyess AFB Chapel Re-Opens after 3 years

    After three years of construction, the Dyess Air Force Base Chapel reopened with a ribbon cutting ceremony among Airmen, families and leadership at Dyess AFB, Texas, Sep. 17, 2021.The 7th Bomb Wing Chapel seeks to ensure members of Team Dyess have a constitutional right to freedom of religion and strives to provide excellent spiritual help and
  • Dyess Airmen test rapid response to international threats in “Copper Ring” exercise

    As small teams train to compete on a contested world stage, Dyess’ 7 Bomb Wing continuously works to refine processes which promote readiness, communication, and rapid response.Teams of the 7 Bomb Wing recently tested their ability to react to numerous challenges during exercise “Copper Ring” at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Sept. 7 to 17, 2021. “An
  • Jump Start your assignment to Dyess AFB in Abilene

    Every newly assigned Airman to Dyess Air Force Base is required to attend the Jump Start orientation program, held the first Wednesday of the month. Airmen are encouraged to bring their families as well.The Jump Start program began in March 2021. The previous orientation program, Right Start, was revised by the 7th Force Support Squadron to allow
  • Dyess AFB Supports Operation Allies Welcome in National Effort

    The whole-of-government effort to transport Afghan evacuees from the Middle East to select military installations around the country, known as Operation Allies Welcome, has required adaptability and concerted effort at the local, state and federal levels.Operation Allies Welcome is the initiative approved by the Secretary of Defense to support the
  • Youth Center Construction Zone

    Construction will take place in the areas surrounding the Youth Center along Texas Dr. starting Sep. 15, 2021 to provide a new concrete speed table and signage at the existing crosswalk on Texas Dr. The Youth Center east parking lot will be closed for the duration of construction, which is expected to continue for several months.  For the duration
  • 317th AW participates in RED FLAG-Alaska 21-3

    Airmen with the 317th Airlift Wing participated in exercise RED FLAG Alaska 21-3 at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Aug. 12 – 27, 2021. The exercise was designed to provide realistic training in a simulated combat environment.Approximately 85 Airmen from the 317th Maintenance Group and 39th Airlift Squadron were tested on their capabilities as they
  • Gen. Anthony J. Cotton takes command of Air Force Global Strike Command

    Gen. Anthony Cotton took command of Air Force Global Strike Command from Gen. Tim Ray, outgoing AFGSC commander, during a ceremony here, Aug. 27. He is the newest leader of the U.S. Air Force’s portion of the nuclear enterprise, which maintains the nation's only force of intercontinental ballistic missiles and strategic bombers.Air Force Chief of
  • Dyess Airmen showcase expeditionary readiness in Global Strike Challenge

    Whether it’s protecting the base, securing equipment, loading munitions or getting a B-1B Lancer off the ground, Dyess Airmen conduct themselves in a professional manner that enables them to complete their missions on a daily basis.While some continue to train, other Airmen recently completed their portion of the Global Strike Challenge 2021 at
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