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  • Dyess provides JFE staging platform

    C-130J Super Hercules aircraft from the 317th Airlift Wing at Dyess Air Force Base and the 19th Airlift Wing at Little Rock AFB, Arkansas, taxi prior to departing for a Joint Forcible Entry exercise at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Dec. 7, 2019. During the JFE exercise at Nellis AFB, Nevada, the C-130Js integrated with fighter aircraft where they
  • Family Advocacy Program team teaches new course

    Dennis Wright is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker at Dyess Air Force Base. In his office on the third floor of the 7th Medical Group building, his warm eyes peer out from behind eyeglasses.He explains that this year, the Family Advocacy Program team has taught Positive Psychology to more than 400 Airmen with a 98% approval rating.Family Advocacy
  • Dyess Airman deceased

    A Dyess Air Force Base Airman died in Abilene, Texas in an incident involving the Abilene Police Department on November 30, 2019.The deceased was Staff Sgt. Ryan Blair, 23, assigned to the 7th Component Maintenance Squadron.“This is a tragic occurrence for the Dyess community,” said Col. Ed Sumangil, 7th Bomb Wing commander. “We extend our deepest
  • 2019 Global Strike Challenge Team Dyess winners

    Airmen from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, recently competed in the 2019 Global Strike Challenge and received multiple awards.The GSC is the world's premier bomber, intercontinental ballistic missile, helicopter operations and security forces competition. Units from Air Force Global Strike Command, Air Combat Command, Air Force Reserve Command and
  • Herks clean up nicely for deployment

    Unlike having the luxury of driving through a typical car wash, aircraft must be hand scrubbed from nose to tail. Each nook and gap must be scrubbed throughout the entire aircraft, even on the inside to prolong the life of it.For the 317th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, each C-130J Super Hercules aircraft takes 24 hours to be thoroughly washed then
  • Dyess AFB Airmen prove readiness in Global Thunder 20

    A group of aircraft maintainers found little shelter from the rain and cold wind beneath the wing of a B1-B Lancer on the Dyess Air Force Base flightline, Oct. 24. They were preparing the aircraft for a mission two -hours out. While this could be any typical work shift for them, the day’s efforts were unique; they were playing a vital role in a
  • Keeping the Air Force ahead of the curve

    As Airmen, we are constant targets for cyber security attacks by criminals and adversaries. A breach could cost more than just money, it could also jeopardize mission success and endanger the lives of Airmen.To stay ahead of the technological curve, the Air Force constantly updates software and hardware. At Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, the 7th