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  • Dyess B-1 lands at Barksdale to be decommissioned

    A B-1B Lancer from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, parks on the flight line at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, June 22, 2021. The aircraft was flown to Barksdale to become decommissioned and displayed as a part of Barksdale's Global Power Museum airpark of static displays. (U.S. Air Force photo by

  • Combat Raider 19-1 keeps forces ready, lethal

    Aircrew from all 8th Air Force bases flew over the Powder River Training Complex together for the first time during Combat Raider 19-1 on Oct. 16-18. They coordinated with joint tactical air controllers from the Royal Canadian Armed Forces and Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, who helped

  • Commentary: Happy Birthday to Lt. Col. William Edwin Dyess

    On Aug. 9, 1916, a child was born destined to become one of the most decorated aviators and Soldiers of the Pacific Theater of Operations in World War II. As an excited four-year-old, Dyess had his first opportunity to jump inside the seat of a barnstorming biplane passing through his hometown of

  • Lancers execute first-ever Block 16 long-range strike exercise

    After more than a decade of performing precision strike operations in the U.S. Central Command Area of Responsibility, the B-1 Lancers have returned home. While U.S. and coalition aircraft step in to continue the air campaign in Iraq and Syria, where B-1s from Dyess and Ellsworth Air Force Bases

  • B-one team, B-one fight

    Five months after the reactivation of the Reserve 489th Bomb Group, they are working side-by-side with the Active Duty Airmen in the 7th Bomb Wing, at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas. During the Bomb Group’s February Unit Training Assembly, the maintenance crews from both units combined to complete an