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  • 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.
  • 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
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