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  • 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
  • 317th AW facilitates 82nd Airborne Battalion Mass Tac

    Approximately 60 Airmen assigned to the 317th Airlift Wing participated in Battalion Mass Tac from July 12 to 20, 2018, at Pope Army Airfield, North Carolina. BMTW is a tactical joint exercise between the U.S. Air Force and the U.S. Army designed to enhance Airmen’s abilities to practice contingency operations in a controlled stateside environment.
  • Dyess to host air, space expo

    The public and base members are invited to the free Dyess Big Country Air & Space Expo scheduled May 12 and 13 on the flightline at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas. Gates will open to the public at 9 a.m. and acts are scheduled to start at approximately 10:30 a.m. This expo is an opportunity for Team Dyess to interact with the community and showcase
  • Dungeons & Dragons: The adventure continues

    Airmen and families from all over Dyess Air Force Base have been participating in a Dungeons & Dragons (5th Edition) campaign every other Thursday at the Hangar Center since November 2017.Dungeons & Dragons is a fantasy, tabletop, role-playing game designed to let players create their own characters to play in adventures with a Dungeon Master. The
  • Fabrication: Keeping aircraft in the fight

    Sun rays reflect off the radar-absorbent paint of U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancers and C-130J Super Hercules’ as they sit on the flightline. Both eye-catching aircraft are a sought after sight for military enthusiasts, but few people think about who keeps the exterior and parts of the aircraft in a striking and mission ready state. Repairing,
  • Bad to the Bone: drug interdiction from 30,000 feet

    Total Force Integrated Airmen from the 489th Bomb Group and 7th Bomb Wing used the B-1 Lancer to track illicit drug traffickers, or “smugglers,” from South America to the U.S. out of Boca Chica Naval Air Station, Key West, Fla. March 20 - 24.The B-1 or “Bone” assisted the Joint Interagency Task Force South in countering smugglers in the East
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