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  • Expanded carriage demonstration showcases possible B-1B capability

    The 412th Test Wing, along with Air Force Global Strike Command and industry partners, held an expanded carriage demonstration with the B-1B Lancer bomber at Edwards Air Force Base, California, Aug. 28.
  • 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 coordinate simulated air strikes from the ground.
  • 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 Albany, Texas. This exhilarating joy fueled his
  • Dyess B-1s deploy to Andersen, take over Continuous Bomber Presence operations

    Several B-1B Lancers and Airmen with the 7th Bomb Wing from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, deployed to Andersen AFB, Feb. 6 in support of U.S. Pacific Command’s Continuous Bomber Presence mission.  The 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, deployed from Dyess AFB, Texas, is taking over U.S. Pacific Command’s CBP operations from the 34th EBS, assigned to
  • Dyess, Abilene host AFGSC senior leaders for Gathering of Strikers

    Commanders, command chiefs, directors and staff from across Air Force Global Strike Command visited Dyess AFB and Abilene, Texas, March 8-11, for the Gathering of Strikers, the command's spring senior leader conference.
  • 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 delivered devastating blows to Daesh forces, the Lancers are stateside, completing the largest fleet sustainment block upgrade in the program's history.
  • 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 Aircraft Generation Exercise. “My Airmen are