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On 26-27 August 2022, members of the 317th Airlift Wing, spouses, children and parents gathered to bid farewell as they watched their loved ones deploy to the middle east in support of U.S. Central Command taskings. These Dyess Airmen have been training in agile combat employment readiness exercises
The new 18th Air Force Commander, Maj. Gen. Corey Martin, and the 18th Air Force Command Chief, Chief Master Sgt. Chad Bickley, visited Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, on Aug. 24-25, 2022.
DYESS AIR FORCE BASE, Texas -- Over 100 personnel and four C-130J Super Hercules from the 317th Airlift Wing participated in exercise Cope North 2022 from Feb. 2-18 at Anderson Air Force Base, Guam.
On Nov. 24, 2021 the news outlet Task and Purpose re-released a commentary written by Sarah Sicard titled, “5 Air Force Bases You Want to Avoid” originally published in March of 2016. In the article, Dyess AFB was listed at the top of the page as the worst base in the United States Air Force. This
Airmen from the 317th Airlift Wing at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, recently participated in exercise Mosaic Tiger at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, Nov 15-19, 2021.Mosaic Tiger is a five day, multi-phase exercise focused on quick turn deployment to a simulated war environment. The training included
Every newly assigned Airman to Dyess Air Force Base is required to attend the Jump Start orientation program, held the first Wednesday of the month. Airmen are encouraged to bring their families as well.The Jump Start program began in March 2021. The previous orientation program, Right Start, was
The command team visited several locations throughout the wing where they received several briefings and demonstrations of the many ways that the Airmen of the 317th AW are working to improve job efficiency and operational proficiency.