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  • 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

  • Operations in Action: Meet the 7th OG

    U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. David Matthews, 7th Operations Support Squadron radar, airfield and weather systems supervisor, right, briefs Col. Brandon Parker, 7th Bomb Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Eric Dugger, 7th BW command chief, on the state of the Ground Air Transmit Receive site during

  • Commentary: Happy Birthday to Lt. Col. William Edwin Dyess

    On August 9, 1916, a child was born destined to become one of the most decorated aviator and Soldier in World War II, Pacific Theater of Operations. As an excited four-year-old, Dyess had his first opportunity to jump inside the seat of a barnstorming biplane passing through his hometown of Albany,

  • Prepare, wash, recover: 317th AMXS improves wash program

    The 317th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron assigned to Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, recently transitioned to a newly-adopted wash process in April, which cuts down the wash time of the aircraft by over 50 percent. With the flying tempo and operations of the C-130J Super Hercules, maintaining the

  • 4 Dyess aircrew earn Distinguished Flying Cross Medals

    The Air Force Global Strike Command commander presented a Distinguished Flying Cross July 13 at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, to each of the B-1B Lancer aircrew members who experienced an in-flight emergency in May.   Gen. Robin Rand, AFGSC commander, presented Distinguished Flying Cross medals to

  • Commentary: Dyess hosts cadets from around the country

    Immersion – that’s the name of the game. Every summer, the Air Force sends cadets from detachments all over the country to bases for two and a half weeks to get them out of “cadet land” and into the day-to-day action of the Air Force. Dyess Air Force Base generously hosts one of the largest such

  • Defender duo: New handler bonds quickly with MWD

    The handler passes through the gate he once guarded and heads for the armory. After he arms up with an M-9 pistol, he places it in his leg holster and drives to the military working dogs location and approaches the kennels. He walks with a smile to Rexi, military working dog, and gets greeted with

  • Dyess participates in USAFWS Joint Forcible Entry 17B

    Seventeen C-130H Hercules and C-130J Super Hercules from several active duty, reserve and air guard bases took off from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, in support of the U.S. Air Force Weapons School Joint Forcible Entry 17B, Dec. 9. The JFE 17B is a USAFWS large-scale airdrop and land mobility

  • Lawyer finds path to service in Air Force Reserve

    Rumbling tanks, riot police, tear-gas grenades and hungry citizens standing in lines for bread and meat rations.  These could be scenes from many war movies or deployments, but they are not. These are Capt. Tomasz Nowak’s memories from his childhood in Communist Poland in the early 1980s.Nowak, who