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  • 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
  • 39th Airlift Squadron Returns From Deployment

    Three C-130J Super Hercules carrying service members from the 39th Airlift Squadron taxi down the runway at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, May 16, 2019. The service members and aircraft returned from a deployment to Djibouti, Africa in support of Operations Octave Shield and New Normal. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Susan Roberts)
  • 40th Airlift Squadron heads downrange, supports USAFRICOM

    Airmen from the 40th Airlift Squadron prepare to load cargo onto a C-130J Super Hercules prior to departing for a deployment to Djibouti, Africa, at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, May 7, 2019. While home-based training helps prepare for deployments and other missions, the deployments help the Airmen become familiar working with various types of
  • Air Force, Army conduct joint deployment prep exercises

    The 39th Airlift Squadron and 40th Airlift Squadron assigned to Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, worked alongside the 428th Field Artillery Brigade assigned to Fort Sill, Oklahoma, to complete a joint exercise with three C-130J Super Hercules, May 1, at Fort Sill, Oklahoma.During the exercise, each aircraft received artillery, a Humvee and