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  • TORQE 62 memorial day events

    Airmen assigned to Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, gather for the TORQE 62 Memorial Run Oct. 2, 2019. A C-130J Super Hercules aircraft, call sign TORQE 62, crashed in Afghanistan during a deployment and caused the deaths of 14 service members, contactors and allied troops. The aircrew onboard were

  • New memorial honors 79 fallen Dyess Airmen

    Dyess leadership, along with Gen. Maryanne Miller, Air Mobility Command commander; the Abilene community; and approximately 100 Gold Star family members of fallen Airmen, came together for a memorial dedication ceremony July 19.After 10 months of construction and over $600,000 raised by the Abilene

  • Memorial held for TORQE 62 Airmen

    A memorial run and ceremony were held in honor of the Airmen of TORQE 62 Sept. 30.Airmen, families and Abilene community members came together in memory of Capt. Jordan Pierson, Capt. Jonathan “JJ” Golden, Staff Sgt. Ryan Hammond and Senior Airman Quinn Johnson-Harris, who were killed in a C-130J

  • Remembering their sacrifice: TORQE 62 memorial run, ceremony

    A memorial run and ceremony will be held in honor of the fallen aircrew members of TORQE 62, Sept. 30.The memorial run is scheduled to begin at 7:30 a.m. and the memorial ceremony will begin at 11:00 a.m. on the parade grounds in front of the base Commissary.Individuals wishing to participate in the