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  • TORQE 62 memorial day events

    Airmen assigned to Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, gather for the TORQE 62 Memorial Run Oct. 2, 2019. A C-130J Super Hercules aircraft, call sign TORQE 62, crashed in Afghanistan during a deployment and caused the deaths of 14 service members, contactors and allied troops. The aircrew onboard were Airmen from the 39th Airlift Squadron: Capt. Jordan
  • Operation Dyess Kids 2019

    A child tries samples of a Meal, Ready to Eat during Operation Dyess Kids at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Sept. 28, 2019. Children could try from a variety of main courses and sides to include spinach alfredo and spaghetti. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Susan Roberts)
  • Family uses own tragedy to spread awareness

    Suicide is an unfortunate reality that many experts strive to expand their knowledge and data on every day. People who have been around this reality generally know more than others. One Dyess Airman recently married his wife, and also gained her three children. In doing so he gained four people who love him; he also gained four people who need his
  • Air Force creates futuristic fighters

    Technology around the world is constantly improving, which influences the Air Force to keep up with these new developments by innovating and finding ways to effectively train Airmen.At Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, these updates can be seen in various virtual reality training systems. Now, the 7th Security Forces Squadron is implementing the
  • Pharmacy prescription policy to change

    Starting Oct. 1, the 7th Medical Group pharmacy will no longer be able to fill TRICARE non-formulary tier-3 medications for patients who are not enrolled at the Military Treatment Facility. This change is in accordance with the Department of Defense Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee (P&T Committee) and the Defense Health Agency Pharmacy Operations
  • Deployment initiative revamps 18 year ops tempo

    The 19th Airlift Wing from Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, partnered with the 317th AW from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, to create the 4/12 deployment initiative, signifying the first time since September 11, 2001, that entire units from these wings will be home together. Through fulfilling this joint partnership between the four flying squadrons, it has provided stability, training opportunities, and ensures one cohesive fighting team.
  • Trail Blazers deploy, have more family time

    Airmen from the 39th Airlift Squadron, 317th Maintenance Group and 7th Bomb Wing deployed to Bagram, Afghanistan, and Djibouti, Africa, from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Sept. 9, as part of the first full squadron deployment for C-130J Super Hercules Airmen in over a decade.“Having the whole squadron deploy at once is amazing because with how the
  • Airman overcomes abuse, walks new path

    His face turned dark blue from a lack of oxygen as he lied underneath the water at the bottom of a bathtub. This was his time, his way out, his escape from all the pain. He was only eight years old.Jordan only knew pain and suffering during his childhood. It was normal in Jordan’s young life to be physically and mentally abused by his stepfather
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