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  • Dyess Airmen take on Mosaic Tiger exercise

    DYESS AIR FORCE BASE, Texas -- 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

  • AMC command team visits 317th AW; applauds innovation

    The command team visited several locations throughout the wing where they received several briefings and demonstrations of the many ways that the Airmen of the 317th AW are working to improve job efficiency and operational proficiency.

  • Dyess Airmen support hurricane relief

    DYESS AIR FORCE BASE, Texas -- In late-November at Dyess AFB, the 317th Airlift Wing was in the midst of a wing-wide exercise; this meant 24-hour operations for the men and women participating in the ‘Ability to Survive and Operate’ or ATSO exercise, “Chemical Fury.”But real-world demands stop for

  • Dyess, Little Rock conduct largest formation flight in C-130J history

    DYESS AIR FORCE BASE, Texas -- The C-130 community rewrote history July 14, 2020, successfully piloting the largest formation flight ever of C-130J Super Hercules aircraft in support of a Joint Forcible Entry exercise over Dyess Air Force Base and Big Bend, Texas.In total, the “Herk Nation Stampede”

  • Dyess Airmen revolutionize C-130 maintenance

    Aircraft maintenance. Purists may argue that nothing can replace real-world, hands-on learning. Some may say that virtual reality, or VR, platforms are simply video games. But for Airmen at Dyess Air Force Base, TX, VR technology is transforming the way C-130J Super Hercules aircraft maintainers are

  • Dyess Airmen commemorate retaking of Corregidor Island

    U.S. service members from the 317th Airlift Wing from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, and the 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment from Vicenza, Italy, commemorated members of the allied forces in World War II during a ceremony marking the 75th Anniversary of the retaking of Corregidor Island at the

  • Brave pilot keeps crew safe during hostile flight

    Capt. Mark King Jr., 39th Airlift Squadron assistant chief of tactics and C-130J Super Hercules pilot, received the U.S. Air Force Exceptional Aviator Award in August 2019 at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas.

  • New memorial honors 79 fallen Dyess Airmen

    Dyess leadership, along with Gen. Maryanne Miller, Air Mobility Command commander; the Abilene community; and approximately 100 Gold Star family members of fallen Airmen, came together for a memorial dedication ceremony July 19.After 10 months of construction and over $600,000 raised by the Abilene

  • Team Little Rock commemorates D-Day

    C-130s from the 19th and 314th Airlift Wing, Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, and 317th AW, Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, fly in a diamond formation over Pointe du Hoc, France, June 5, 2019. The formation flight was in dedication of the Army’s 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment. Team Little