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  • Dyess Airmen support hurricane relief

    In late-November at Dyess AFB, the 317th Airlift Wing was in the midst of a wing-wide exercise; this meant 24-hour operations for the men and women participating in the ‘Ability to Survive and Operate’ or ATSO exercise, “Chemical Fury.”But real-world demands stop for no one, Air Force exercise or not.As exercise events progressed at Dyess, the
  • Deployment initiative revamps 18 year ops tempo

    The 19th Airlift Wing from Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, partnered with the 317th AW from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, to create the 4/12 deployment initiative, signifying the first time since September 11, 2001, that entire units from these wings will be home together. Through fulfilling this joint partnership between the four flying squadrons, it has provided stability, training opportunities, and ensures one cohesive fighting team.
  • 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 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
  • 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 the 7th Operations Group Immersion at Dyess Air
  • 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, Texas. This early exhilarating joy fueled his
  • 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 airframe is imperative to the mission success of 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 Maj. Christopher N. Duhon, Air Forces Strategic -
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