The 7th Operations Group is the operational flying component of the United States Air Force 7th Bomb Wing, stationed at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas. The group is responsible for executing global conventional bombing directed by proper command authority. It is the largest B-1B operations group comprised of 33 B-1s and 1,140 people assigned to three squadrons - 9th and 28th Bomb Squadrons, 7th Operations Support Squadron.
The 7th Operations group was initially the 7th Bombardment Group and was
originally activated in 1921 with a direct lineage from the AAF 1st Army
Observation Group that was established and organized on 6 September 1918.
The 7th Operations Group has, in the past, flown The Breguet 14, the Loening
OA-2, LB-7, B-3, B-4, O-19, O-38, B-12, Martin B-10, B-18, B-17, B-25, B-24,
B-29, B-36, B-52F, B-52D, B-52H, C-130 and is currently flying the B-1B.
The 7th Operations Group has taken part in WWI, WWII, Desert Fox, OEF, OIF
and OFS. The 7th Operations Group supports contingency operations worldwide
and provides a continuous ready presence for the United States and our