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  • Confirmed Meningitis Incident

    Release No. 190717
  • 317th Airlift Wing deploys to the Horn of Africa

    Members of the 317th Airlift Wing walk toward a C-130J Super Hercules at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, July 7, 2019. Approximately 30 Airmen deployed to the Horn of Africa in support of Operation Inherent Resolve and Operation Freedom Sentinel. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Susan Roberts)
  • Port Dawgs ship humanitarian cargo

    U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Rebekah Sines, a motor vehicle operator with the 76th Aerial Port Squadron, transports humanitarian support cargo heading to Guatemala June 19, 2019, on the flightline here. Since 2007, Youngstown Air Reserve Station has delivered over one million pounds of cargo to destinations around the globe via the Denton program.
  • Restoring B-1 readiness: Egress works around the clock

    For the past 17 years, the B-1B Lancer has seen combat and has been referred to as a work horse.Subsequently, years of deployed operations, alongside recent maintenance findings, led the Air Force to decide on a safety stand-down for the aircraft.The stand-down is a temporary pause on flying operations for each aircraft in the B-1B fleet, allowing
  • Dyess mobile app available on Air Force Connect

    Dyess Air Force Base has launched the Dyess portion of the official U.S. Air Force Connect app for Airmen to download and receive information at a moment’s notice.AF Connect is an Air Force-wide mobile app designed to enable, engage and empower Airmen by centralizing and increasing access to the information they need for their careers. In addition
  • Czech Republic Delegation tour Dyess AFB

    Maj. Tyler Wilson, 345th Bomb Squadron weapons director, left, talks with Peter Zlatohlávek, Jagello 2000 senior project director, middle, and Milan Solar, Globsec chief executive officer, about the capabilities of a B-1B Lancer during a Czech Republic Delegation base tour at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, June 25, 2019. The purpose of the trip is to
  • Human Performance Cell opens its door for Airmen

    Members of the 317th Airlift Wing can now receive in-house support from base helping agencies at the Human Performance Cell.Opened June 25, the vision of the facility is to invest in human capital by making it easier for Airmen to access self-care support during the duty day.“Having this facility is important because it will help improve our
  • Airmen don protective gear to complete decontamination training

    U.S. Air Force Airmen unravel the decontamination tent floor during a patient decontamination training scenario at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, June 20, 2019. The training helped the Airmen become more efficient at setting up the decontamination area to provide a faster response time for any real-world scenarios. The tent allows Airmen to provide
  • Airman owns mistake, recovers from Article 15, becomes shining example

    You’re sitting in front of your commander about to receive an Article 15.Panic sets in as you ask yourself, “Is my career over?”Spoiler alert: Not necessarily.Airman 1st Class Mary Kapuscinski, 7th Operations Support Squadron meteorologist, was recently recognized for an act that could have saved thousands of lives. She has won awards for her
  • What are the odds? Identical twins journey through life, career together

    It’s rare -- traveling through life as an individual, but also sharing that journey with someone who shares the same DNA. What is also rare is for that journey through life to be so similar that even when the odds are against being together, the world has its ways.Brothers Nathan and Nicholas Lathers came into the world together – identical twins.