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  • Dyess hosts annual Winter Fest celebration

    Dyess Airmen and their families gathered to get an early start on the holiday spirit this year during the annual Winter Fest celebration Friday, Nov. 30 held by the 7th Force Support Squadron.“Winter Fest is a base wide festival to celebrate the holidays,” said Abby Barlow, 7th FSS recreation assistant. “This event is appropriate for all ages with
  • 7th MDSS laboratory brings home team of the year award

    For Airmen in the Air Force, working together as a team can be a key piece to successfully accomplishing their mission. One team at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, was acknowledged for such solidarity while performing their duties during the Air Force Medical Service competition. This month, the 7th Medical Support Squadron laboratory team was
  • 7th BW Airmen receive Vaught leadership awards

    As Airmen grow in the military, whether it’s personally or professionally, there is typically someone there to help provide mentorship and guidance. Three such individuals here at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, were recently recognized for their constant efforts in helping others become better leaders.Last month, Captain Kiersten Thompson, 7th
  • Being a 24/7 father, a life-long lesson

    Fatherhood can be a challenge, especially for new fathers, someone who didn’t have a father figure or someone who wants to become a better father for their children. It’s equally challenging to know where to turn for resources to help answer questions like ‘how does my relationship with work affect my family?’ or ‘what does it mean to be a 24/7
  • Area Defense Counsel, here for Airmen

    During an Airman’s career, they may find themselves in a situation where they need confidential legal advice, but might not know where to turn for help.Responsible for ethically representing Airmen during adverse military actions, the Area Defense Counsel is ready to provide Air Force members who are suspected of an offense with independent legal
  • 317 AW hones chemical warfare capabilities

    More than 600 Airmen assigned to the 317th Airlift Wing participated in a full-scale simulated chemical warfare exercise here, Nov. 5-9.The exercise tested Airmen’s ability to survive and operate in a simulated chemically exposed environment while wearing mission oriented protective posture gear. “The purpose of this exercise is to prepare our
  • Former POW visits Dyess, provides leadership insight

    Retired U.S. Air Force Col. Lee Ellis, a former Vietnam War pilot and prisoner of war, visited Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Nov. 6, 2018. During his visit, Ellis spoke with the base’s personnel in a leadership and team assessment workshop, and held a leadership forum. “It’s great to be here,” said Ellis. “I’ve always known about Dyess from my many
  • The 66th and 77th WPS conduct JTAC Training

    The 66th Weapons Squadron from Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, and the 77th Weapons Squadron from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, came together for Joint Terminal Attack Controller Training at Dyess AFB from Oct. 23 to Nov. 1, 2018. The exercise included establishing an area where Airmen parachuted onto an open field at Brownwood Regional Airport,