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  • Herks clean up nicely for deployment

    Unlike having the luxury of driving through a typical car wash, aircraft must be hand scrubbed from nose to tail. Each nook and gap must be scrubbed throughout the entire aircraft, even on the inside to prolong the life of it.For the 317th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, each C-130J Super Hercules aircraft takes 24 hours to be thoroughly washed then
  • Dyess AFB Airmen prove readiness in Global Thunder 20

    A group of aircraft maintainers found little shelter from the rain and cold wind beneath the wing of a B1-B Lancer on the Dyess Air Force Base flightline, Oct. 24. They were preparing the aircraft for a mission two -hours out. While this could be any typical work shift for them, the day’s efforts were unique; they were playing a vital role in a
  • Keeping the Air Force ahead of the curve

    As Airmen, we are constant targets for cyber security attacks by criminals and adversaries. A breach could cost more than just money, it could also jeopardize mission success and endanger the lives of Airmen.To stay ahead of the technological curve, the Air Force constantly updates software and hardware. At Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, the 7th
  • 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 Airmen from the 39th Airlift Squadron: Capt. Jordan
  • Operation Dyess Kids 2019

    A child tries samples of a Meal, Ready to Eat during Operation Dyess Kids at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Sept. 28, 2019. Children could try from a variety of main courses and sides to include spinach alfredo and spaghetti. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Susan Roberts)
  • Family uses own tragedy to spread awareness

    Suicide is an unfortunate reality that many experts strive to expand their knowledge and data on every day. People who have been around this reality generally know more than others. One Dyess Airman recently married his wife, and also gained her three children. In doing so he gained four people who love him; he also gained four people who need his
  • Air Force creates futuristic fighters

    Technology around the world is constantly improving, which influences the Air Force to keep up with these new developments by innovating and finding ways to effectively train Airmen.At Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, these updates can be seen in various virtual reality training systems. Now, the 7th Security Forces Squadron is implementing the
  • Pharmacy prescription policy to change

    Starting Oct. 1, the 7th Medical Group pharmacy will no longer be able to fill TRICARE non-formulary tier-3 medications for patients who are not enrolled at the Military Treatment Facility. This change is in accordance with the Department of Defense Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee (P&T Committee) and the Defense Health Agency Pharmacy Operations
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