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  • 8th Air Force Leadership Visits Dyess AFB

    Chief Master Sgt. Steve Cenov, right, 8th Air Force command chief and Joint-Global Strike Operations Center senior enlisted leader, and Airman 1st Class Nicholas DeAnda, 7th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, taxi a B-1B Lancer at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, April 29, 2022. Crew chiefs


    At approximately 10 p.m. on April 20, a Dyess Air Force Base B-1B Lancer caught fire during routine engine maintenance while parked on the flightline.Emergency response personnel arrived immediately and contained the scene. Two individuals were injured and transported to Hendrick Medical Center

  • The Air Force’s first E-4B simulator is up and running

    E-4B pilots and flight engineers have a new way to accomplish training thanks to the delivery of a new E-4B-specific simulator. The milestone was commemorated during a ribbon-cutting ceremony at a facility in La Vista, Neb., April 14.

  • Dyess AFB to host Women's Summit Open House

    Dyess AFB will host the Dyess Women’s Summit open house for anyone with base access, April 29, 2022. This event is in conjunction with the 80th Women Air Force Service Pilot Homecoming event in Sweetwater, Texas, April 30, 2022.

  • Whiteman Air Force Base for a large-force joint integration exercise

    On April 4, the 509th Bomb Wing kicked off a four-day interoperability exercise involving active duty, guard and reserve fighter, bomber, refueling and support units from across the country.Following months-long planning, Exercise Agile Tiger is designed to meet training objectives consisting of

  • Proving Grounds: Remembering the B-1B Lancer and Operation ALLIED FORCE

    On April 1st, 1999, B-1B Lancers from Ellsworth Air Force Base took off in support of operation Allied Force, a North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) campaign aimed at stopping human rights violations committed by Serbian forces in Kosovo. NATO forces relied heavily on an air war conducted by

  • Bombers return to Dyess following participation in Red Flag 22-2

    Airmen from the 9th Bomb Squadron and 9th Aircraft Maintenance unit recently participated in Red Flag 22-2 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, and returned home to America’s Lift and Strike Base March 18, 2022.The exercise is a simulated combat training exercise that gives aircrew members from the

  • Airman Comes to the Rescue

    Staff Sgt. Lawrence Green Jr., a 5th Logistics Readiness Squadron Ground Transportation Airman, went above and beyond to help someone in need on February 5, 2021, near Minot Air Force Base, N.D.

  • 2 BW adds B-1B Lancer to museum static displays

    The sight of a B-52 Stratofortress rolling down the runway is a common sight here at Barksdale Air Force Base. However, seeing a B-1B Lancer aircraft rolling down Range Road going toward the east side of the base is a once-in-a-lifetime thing to see.A recently decommissioned B-1B Lancer departed the