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  • 317th Airlift Wing Airmen lend a helping hand

    Whether it’s on the other side of the world or right here at home, Airmen within the 317th Airlift Wing consistently work to provide vital assistance to get people back on their feet.“It doesn’t matter if the person is part of our squadron or not, we help out anybody,” said Master Sgt. Matthew Hill, 317th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron blue aircraft
  • 7th Bomb Wing welcomes 59th commander

    Col. Brandon Parker relinquished command of the 7th Bomb Wing to Col. Jose E. Sumangil during the 7th BW change of command ceremony at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, June 17, 2019.
  • Dyess military spouse receives re-licensure reimbursement through new Air Force program

    Many military spouses put their careers on hold as they follow their military spouses’ careers, supporting them through life changes and permanent change of station moves around the world. With a new location every few years, spouses can have a difficult time maintaining employment and professional careers.Air Force leaders have said that in order
  • Airmen complete Crashed Damaged Disabled Aircraft Recovery training

    U.S. Air Force Airmen prepare to lift a P-80 Shooting Star aircraft during a Crashed Damaged Disabled Aircraft Recovery training scenario at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, June 12, 2019. Dyess Airmen provide the CDDAR support during real-world scenarios if an aircraft becomes damaged or disabled to help it become mission ready as quickly as possible.
  • C-130s over Normandy

    C-130s from the 317th Airlift Wing, Dyess Air Force Base, Texas and the 314th AW, Little Rock AFB, Arkansas, fly in formation over the beaches of Normandy, France, while participating in fly-over events June 4, 2019. More than 26 aircraft and 2,000 military personnel from various units and countries will participate in approximately 55 commemorative D-Day events from May 31 to June 9, 2019.
  • Dyess opens new temporary lodging facilities

    U.S. Air Force Col. Brandon Parker, 7th Bomb Wing commander and Karl Owen, Dyess Inns general manager cut a ribbon during the temporary lodging facility grand opening ceremony at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, June 3, 2019. Adding the 16 rooms with the TLF grand opening helps the Dyess Inns support base members as they move to or from Dyess. (U.S.
  • Dyess Airmen participate in Sports Day

    U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to the 7th Logistics Readiness Squadron, left, and the U.S. Marines with the 4th Maintenance Battalion, Det. 1, Motor Transport Maintenance Company, participate in the Team Dyess Sports Day tug-of-war competition at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, May 31, 2019. The tug of war competition was the final event ending the
  • Fallen Service Members Honored in Texas Memorial Day Ceremony

    Naeco Jones, four months old, is held by his grandmother, Misty Reeves, next to his great-grandfather U.S. Navy veteran Billy Reeves’ grave at the Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Abilene, Texas, May 27, 2019. The family visited the grave after attending the Memorial Day ceremony at the cemetery. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Susan
  • Eyes Above the Horizon Inspires Students

    Over 65 students from Jim Ned, Wylie, Abilene and Clyde independent school districts, ROTC and Civil Air Patrol participated in the Eyes Above the Horizon outreach event at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, May 18.Eyes Above the Horizon is an opportunity for children from traditionally under-represented backgrounds to develop and foster interest in