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  • 31 Earn Norwegian Foot March Badge; One of the most challenging foreign military badges at Dyess AFB

    Considered by many to be the most challenging foreign area badge to earn, 69 military participants embarked on the Norwegian Foot March in the early hours of Saturday, Nov. 21, 2021.
  • Focus On the 7th Security Forces Squadron (7th SFS)

    Political pundits often say elections have consequences, meaning things either become better or things become worse. In the U.S. Air Force, a change of command can make things better or worse. Often it takes a new leader, a squadron commander, several weeks to make his or her imprint on a unit to be noticed.Major Scott Hlavin, 7th Security Forces
  • Total Force Returns to Dyess Air Force Base with Conclusion of Bomber Task Force Mission in Europe

    Two hundred Dyess Airmen returned home Nov. 18 from a six-week Bomber Task Force mission in Europe. The mission first arrived Oct. 6, 2021, in Fairford, England, and for the past six weeks, the units have supported multiple agile combat employment exercises alongside allies in Europe and Africa. Every unit from Dyess played a critical role in
  • Bomber Task Force Europe: Lancers complete RAF Fairford rotation, return to Texas - Press Release

    The 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron’s B-1B Lancers and nearly 200 support personnel completed their Bomber Task Force Europe deployment at RAF Fairford, today, returning to Dyess Air Force Base, Texas.The strategic bombers supported a range of missions through their month and half-long rotation, and integrated with forces throughout the U.S.
  • 317th MXG Airmen create soft skills VR training

    In 2020, the U.S. Air Force experienced a 16 percent surge in suicides by active-duty service members and the Department of Defense civilians compared to 2019. While there has been suicide prevention training available through in-person training, a new immersive way of training is being worked on.Members of the 317th Maintenance Group have created
  • 317th AW partner with VR team to create training modules

    A member of the Mass Virtual company records members of the 40th Airlift Squadron and 7th Logistics Readiness Squadron petroleum, oil and lubricants section as they conduct defueling procedures during a C-130J Super Hercules virtual reality module video scan at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Nov. 9, 2021. The VR modules will enable aircrew members of
  • 489th Bomb Group gains new leadership

    The 489th Bomb Group handed over its guidon to a new commander during a ceremony held here November 6.Col. Christopher Hawn relinquished command of the unit to Col. David Martinez at a ceremony attended by many friends, family, civic leaders, and fellow airmen.Martinez, a native Texan, is a recent graduate of the United States Army War College,
  • CMSAF visits Abilene leadership to address community support for military families

    Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Joanne S. Bass met with Abilene leadership Nov. 4, 2021, in Abilene, Texas, to thank the city for the continuous support they provide Airmen and to discuss key areas where military members and their families benefit from community advocacy.“It is an honor to visit the City of Abilene,” said Bass. “The people of
  • FOCUS ON the 7th Comptroller Squadron (7CPTS)

    This is the first in a series of articles on what the men and women who contribute to the 7th Bomb Wing mission do every day. The purpose of this series is to provide information on the mission and responsibilities of each squadron to share with Dyess Team Members how professional Airmen deliver credible and decisive combat power. The series is
  • B-1 Veterans return to the Home of the BONE

    More than 100 veteran aviators and maintainers visited Dyess Air Force Base during the 35-year B-1B Lancer Reunion at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, October 29th, 2021.The B-1 Bomber Association worked with Dyess AFB members to make the reunion happen. The B-1 Bomber Association is a non-profit organization focused on maintaining contact with members