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  • Air Force Marathon: a run to remember

    The day starts early. Clouds cover up the sky above as runners from all different backgrounds take their spot at the checkered start line, each of them adorned with a number. It’s almost 7:30 a.m. at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. As the clock ticks to the half-hour, a gunshot signals the start of what they have all gathered to take part
  • 7th FSS revitalizes bowling center, golf course

    The 7th Force Support Squadron provided improvements to the Mesquite Grove Golf Course and Dyess Lanes within the month of August and early September to enhance the customer experience for Airmen, families and retirees at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas.The Air Force Services Activity established and executed a new pilot program in this fiscal year,
  • SICK program: what it is and how it helps

    When someone gets sick, their first action might be to make an appointment, and if they’re a team Dyess member, they’ll probably make the appointment with the 7th Medical Group so they can be seen by a provider. What if their symptoms are mild and they don’t have the time to set up an appointment? What if they require medication, but the illness is
  • New Parent Support Program helps families in need

    The New Parent Support Program was put into place from the Department of Defense in 2012 to provide military families with information and support for their children.The program offers support and guidance by helping parents build strong/healthy bonds, manage the demands of parenting, remain flexible and responsive, build a strong support network
  • 7th CES renovates traffic circle

    Entering Dyess Air Force Base from Arnold gate, visitors and residents alike are greeted by the same several things each time: the 7th Security Forces Squadron Airmen manning the gate, the static B-1B Lancer and C-130H Hercules, the linear air park, and finally, the traffic circle.Until the beginning of July, the traffic circle had been in dire
  • 317th AW BASH team helps make air space safer

    With the flightline open to nature, Airmen must stay on their toes to ensure the West Texas wildlife keeps off the flightline and away from the aircraft. The Bird/wildlife Aircraft Strike Hazard team for the 317th Airlift Wing help to lower the risks of flying for the C-130J Super Hercules by using methods with air rifles to rid the flightline and
  • Dyess celebrates military children: Taylar Spry

    She walks to the snack bar with her little brother and two dollar bills in hand at the Dyess Child Development Center. Standing on the tip of her toes she gives the cashier the money so that she can get a quick snack for her and her brother before they settle down and start their homework. This is how 10-year-old Taylar Spry spends a normal day
  • Dyess celebrates military children: Luke Klinger

    It’s a typical day for one child in the city of Abilene, Texas completing schoolwork and drinking a juice box with his little brothers. Looking up from his book, he leans over and hands his youngest brother a toy to hush his soft cries before he begins reading again. This is how 8-year-old Luke Klinger spends a normal day while his father, U.S.
  • 7th CES key spouse wins Dyess' 2017 Key Spouse of the Year

    The 7th Civil Engineer Squadron key spouse was awarded the Dyess Key Spouse of the Year for 2017. Shari Stewart, 7th CES key spouse, received the award at the 2017 Annual Awards Banquet which recognizes individual Airmen and teams on their achievements during the year. Stewart is the wife of Master Sgt. Lynn Stewart, 7th CES operations engineering
  • Safeguarding airfield operations

    An intense ringing tone projects from an emergency phone. Two Airmen receive the message of an emergency aircraft landing. One Airman rushes to the emergency response vehicle and heads to the runway as the other calls all first responders. Next, they ensure the runway is clear, as well as diverting any other landings. Their prior training keeps