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  • Dyess Airmen take on Mosaic Tiger exercise

    Airmen from the 317th Airlift Wing at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, recently participated in exercise Mosaic Tiger at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, Nov 15-19, 2021.Mosaic Tiger is a five day, multi-phase exercise focused on quick turn deployment to a simulated war environment. The training included multiple tasks involving dynamic re-tasking of
  • 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
  • Minot AFB hosts Nuclear Weapons Council, focuses on strategic effectiveness, investment

    Members of the Nuclear Weapons Council visited Minot Air Force Base, N.D. Nov. 17, 2021, making the trip the first time the council toured a Department of Defense installation under the current administration.
  • Team Minot Concludes Exercise Global Thunder 22

    Every year U.S. Strategic Command holds a nuclear-command and control exercise, Global Thunder, which tests and validates the nuclear operation process, exercises like these demonstrate the readiness of the nation’s nuclear capabilities. Global Thunder 22 tested Team Minot’s 5th Bomb Wing and 91st Missile Wing.
  • 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.
  • 2AMXS maintains mission excellence during Global Thunder 22

    Senior Airman Joe Dorsey and Airman 1st Class Noah Maurer, both 2nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chiefs, perform pre-flight checks on a B-52H Stratofortress during Global Thunder 22 at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, Nov. 2, 2021.
  • 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
  • Global Thunder Rolls at Minot AFB

    MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. – Airmen commenced participation in U.S. Strategic Command’s (USSTRATCOM) nuclear command and training exercise, Global Thunder 22 (GT22) on November 2, 2021.
  • 'No ideas too small': Whiteman uses innovation to accelerate change within the Air Force

    In the second annual Spark Tank competition at Whiteman Air Force Base, one winner was selected from the wing level to advance on to the command level of the innovation competition. After identifying the shortage of the Air Force’s assets that are no longer in production, Ryan Fouts, 509th Civil Engineer Squadron project manager, presented the idea