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  • Month of the Military Child is important to remember

    April has been designated the Month of the Military Child. In 1983, then Secretary of Defense Caspar Weinberger established the month to recognize “the essential role that military child care services and youth activities play in fostering readiness and enhancing the quality of life of military families. We take great pride in setting aside the
  • April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

    Child Abuse Prevention Month started in New York in 1874 with a little girl named Mary Ellen Wilson, a nurse named Etta Wheeler, and Henry Bergh, the founder and president of the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.Mary Ellen’s father died shortly after she was born and her mother boarded her with Mary Score. When her mother
  • World’s Largest Barbecue honors servicemembers for hard work, sacrifice

    This year marks the 50th anniversary of Dyess Air Force Base and the partnership it has shared with the city of Abilene during that period.For 41 years, the citizens of Abilene through the Abilene Chamber of Commerce Military Affairs Committee has hosted the World’s Largest Barbecue.This year’s barbeque is scheduled to be held at the Abilene Civic
  • A reign of excellence

    When Dyess’ 7th Medical Group medical services flight commander sets her mind to do something, she gets it done -- and with never-before-seen results.Major Christine Taylor received the American Academy of Ambulatory Care Practice Award March 24 during the organization’s annual conference, which was held in Atlanta, this year.She was the only Air