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NEWS

  • Herks clean up nicely for deployment

    DYESS AIR FORCE BASE, Texas -- Unlike having the luxury of driving through a typical car wash, aircraft must be hand scrubbed from nose to tail. Each nook and gap must be scrubbed throughout the entire aircraft, even on the inside to prolong the life.For the 317th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, each

  • 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

  • Air Force, Army conduct joint deployment prep exercises

    The 39th Airlift Squadron and 40th Airlift Squadron assigned to Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, worked alongside the 428th Field Artillery Brigade assigned to Fort Sill, Oklahoma, to complete a joint exercise with three C-130J Super Hercules, May 1, at Fort Sill, Oklahoma.During the exercise, each

  • 317th AW prepares for tomorrow’s fight

    To prepare for tomorrow, the 317th Airlift Wing conducted a full spectrum readiness sortie Oct. 19 and 20, 2017 at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas. During the full spectrum readiness sortie, aircrew, maintenance and support personnel worked together to conduct a local training sortie in a simulated

  • 774th EAS conducts first combat airdrop in two and a half years

    BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan – Months of planning and weeks of preparing culminates to an airdrop lasting a few seconds. While the time and effort that goes into planning a combat airdrop may seem long for something that lasts less than a minute, for the ground troops, the equipment they received