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  • 7th CONS, CPTS members complete FY21 closeout

    As planes soar through the skies, maintainers turn wrenches and personnel renovate buildings, members of the 7th Contracting Squadron and 7th Comptroller Squadron work behind the scenes to secure funds and contracts to keep the mission going at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas.Personnel in both squadrons recently completed the financial Fiscal Year 2021
  • B-1 FTU Becomes Test Squadron for Sim Program Office’s Automated Virtual Instructor

    There is an explosion of Virtual, Augmented, and Mixed Reality training systems being applied to aviator training. These systems are seeing tremendous success in providing experiential training as an alternative to computer or presentation based training. Through these new virtual experiences, aviators are able to master the information quicker and
  • All-female crew supports “The Sky’s No Limit: Girls Fly Too” outreach event in Canada

    Seven women from Team Dyess took off in a C-130J Super Hercules at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Oct. 1, 2021, in support of the world’s largest gender diversity outreach initiative in aviation, aerospace, marine and defense, “The Sky’s No Limit: Girls fly too.”The “Achieve Anything Foundation” event included the U.S. Coast Guard, Royal Canadian

    Airmen at Dyess Air Force Base are always looking for ways to innovate, save time and save tax-payer money without compromising the mission. They are doing all of this and more at the 317th Maintenance Group’s Virtual Reality Training Center.The 317th built a revolutionary VR lab from the ground up as a solution to multiple problems. May it be
  • 317th AW holds TORQE 62 memorial ceremony

    Lt. Col. Daniel Pallister, 39th Airlift Squadron commander, talks to members of the 317th Airlift Wing during a TORQE 62 memorial ceremony at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Oct. 4, 2021. During a deployment in Afghanistan on Oct. 2, 2015, a C-130J Super Hercules, call sign TORQE 62, crashed after take off. The crash led to the death of six Airmen and
  • Dyess children participate in ODK

    Senior Airman Anthony Granata, 7th Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordinance disposal member, shows Jaylen Webb, 9-year-old, son of Tech. Sgt. Tanika Webb, 7th Force Support Squadron installation personnel readiness NCO in charge, how to operate an ANDROS F6 Robot during Operation Dyess Kids at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Oct. 2, 2021. Children
  • Dyess Airman springs into action, saves lives

    It started out like every other day. He got ready to start his normal daily routine, and shortly after that is when things went astray.As Airman 1st Class Elton San Juan, 9th Aircraft Maintenance Unit offensive avionics system journeyman, drove to Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, to workout he noticed a large amount of smoke coming from a residential
  • Dyess, Yokota Airmen Complete Evolved Communication Workshop

    Airmen from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, and Yokota Air Base, Japan, came together to participate in an Evolved Communication Workshop at Dyess AFB, Sept. 20 to 24, 2021.With a focus on experiential learning, the workshop offers leaders compelling insight into the importance of communicating with emotional agility to build healthy, productive
  • Reliving her past, building futures with Task Force-Holloman

    “It must be an April fool’s joke,” the then 16-year old girl thought to herself as her mom talked on the phone. It had to be one of their friends playing a prank on them.The girl and her family waited for two and a half years to get the call, but to get it on April Fools Day, it just HAD to be a joke.It wasn’t.After escaping Iraq and seeking refuge