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  • Dyess Airman deceased

    A Dyess Airman died while on leave in Saint Anthony, Idaho on August 10, 2019.The deceased was Senior Airman Dallon Hill, 23, assigned to the 7th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron.“The Air Force is a close-knit family and the loss of one of our own affects all of us,” said Col. Matthew Newell, 7th Bomb Wing vice commander. “We extend our deepest
  • 7th LRS, 317th AW complete readiness exercise training

    Staff Sgt. Teara Sapp Becker, 40th Airlift Squadron loadmaster instructor, directs an Airman with the 7th Logistics Readiness Squadron toward a C-130J Super Hercules during a 317th Airlift Wing readiness exercise at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Aug. 8, 2019. After loading the cargo onto the aircraft, the aircrew completed a training sortie. (U.S.
  • 7th EMS receives augmented reality welding system, improves real-world welding

    While most people expect to see sparks flying throughout a room where welding is completed, one metals technology room at Dyess Air Force Base creates no sparks or mess within the operating area.The 7th Equipment Maintenance Squadron metals technology section recently received an augmented reality welding system to improve real-world welding.The
  • CMSAF visits Dyess, impacts Airman’s future

    For some Airmen, it may have been a small change that doesn’t affect them; but for one Airman at Dyess, it directly impacted her life.Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright visited Dyess Air Force Base Aug. 1.During his all-call with 7th Bomb Wing and 317th Airlift Wing Airmen, he explained how decisions are being made at the Pentagon
  • CMSAF visits Dyess, inspires Airmen

    Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright visited Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Aug. 1, 2019. He was updated on current operations and spoke to Airmen about wingmanship, leadership and potential upcoming changes in the Air Force.
  • 7th LRS receives multiple AFGSC, AF awards

    It’s not every day that a squadron makes history by earning a multitude of unit and individual awards. But last year, 7th Logistics Readiness Squadron earned recognition for the hard work that they accomplished in 2018 at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas.The 7th LRS provides home-base logistics support, as well as mobility support of deployed forces.
  • Dyess Airman performs CPR, saves child’s life

    On a hot July afternoon in Abilene, Texas, an apartment complex swimming pool was crowded with children and their parents trying to cool off. An enjoyable activity to beat the heat quickly turned into a tense situation, rushing to save a child’s life.One child noticed his friend was missing at the same time he noticed a shadow eight feet under the
  • PTSD, deployment issues awareness

    Deployers, we’ve all imagined it countless times, that sweet, tantalizing thrill of returning to the life you left behind. However, what comes next can be more challenging than the missions, miles, and metal we are returning from. The process of transitioning from garrison to deployment orientation is relatively well defined: establish mission, cut
  • New memorial honors 79 fallen Dyess Airmen

    Dyess leadership, along with Gen. Maryanne Miller, Air Mobility Command commander; the Abilene community; and approximately 100 Gold Star family members of fallen Airmen, came together for a memorial dedication ceremony July 19.After 10 months of construction and over $600,000 raised by the Abilene community, the newly established Dyess Memorial
  • TORQE 62 Gold Star Family Member receives DBIDS ID card

    Gloria Golden, mother of the late Capt. Jonathan “JJ” Golden, was the first Gold Star family member at Dyess Air Force Base to receive a Defense Biometric Identification System ID card through the Air Force Gold Star Family Member program, July 18. Capt. Golden was one of four Dyess aircrew members who passed away in a 2015 C-130J Super Hercules