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  • Sgt. Kidd’s legacy honored with renaming ceremony at Barksdale

    The life and legacy of a 2nd Maintenance Group Airman is forever memorialized following a renaming ceremony of the Weapons Load Training facility to the Kidd Weapons Load Training facility on base, August 16, 2019. Tech. Sgt. Joshua Kidd, 2nd MXG loading standardization crew chief, who lost his life on September 25, 2018, will always be remembered not only as a son, husband, father and pivotal part of the 2nd MXG, but as a member of the Barksdale family.
  • Team Dyess competes in Global Strike Challenge

    Airmen, family members and friends came out to support the 7th Bomb Wing as they competed in the seventh Air Force Global Strike Challenge at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Aug. 14.The challenge is designed to showcase the world’s premier bomber and intercontinental ballistic missile force, recognize outstanding Air Force Global Strike Command Airmen
  • Strength through inclusion

    “So think about this: diversity is who is in the room; inclusion is what happens in the room,” said retired Col. Gail Colvin, the Director of Staff at the Air Force Academy.Colvin was one of the Keynote Speakers for the Diversity Summit held at F. E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo., Aug. 8-9. She spoke to attendees about her experience as part of the
  • Breaking the cycle

    He could’ve followed the destructive path of a young man who was raised in an unstable environment like his and ended up in jail or possibly dead. During his childhood, Senior Master Sgt. Neco Johnson, 2nd Munitions Squadron first sergeant, was faced with many challenges, from family issues and a compromised home setting to a heavy presence of drug use in his community of St. Petersburg, Florida.
  • Team Kirtland puts the ‘honor’ in Honor Guard

    Service members from all over Team Kirtland dedicate 12 part-time months of their time to the 377th Force Support Squadron Base Honor Guard program.
  • 7th EMS receives augmented reality welding system, improves real-world welding

    While most people expect to see sparks flying throughout a room where welding is completed, one metals technology room at Dyess Air Force Base creates no sparks or mess within the operating area.The 7th Equipment Maintenance Squadron metals technology section recently received an augmented reality welding system to improve real-world welding.The
  • Dakota Thunder Run, Engines roar and B-1s soar

    ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. – The 19th annual Veteran’s Recognition Ceremony was kicked off by the Dakota Thunder Run at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., Aug. 6, 2019. Two B-1B Lancer static displays were parked on the flight line for riders to enjoy and take photos of before the ride. Over 170 motorcycle riders began their ride on base and proceeded to Sturgis to participate in the ceremony.
  • Air Force Global Strike Command celebrates 10th Anniversary

    Air Force Global Strike Command celebrates an anniversary today - 10 years since its activation on Aug. 7, 2009.The command stood up in a ceremony at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, as part of ongoing efforts to reinvigorate the Air Force nuclear enterprise. At the time, the move realigned the Minuteman III Intercontinental Ballistic Missile
  • CMSAF visits Dyess, inspires Airmen

    Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright visited Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Aug. 1, 2019. He was updated on current operations and spoke to Airmen about wingmanship, leadership and potential upcoming changes in the Air Force.
  • 7th LRS receives multiple AFGSC, AF awards

    It’s not every day that a squadron makes history by earning a multitude of unit and individual awards. But last year, 7th Logistics Readiness Squadron earned recognition for the hard work that they accomplished in 2018 at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas.The 7th LRS provides home-base logistics support, as well as mobility support of deployed forces.