Dyess AFB is a 6,409 acre base located in the southwest corner of Abilene, TX. Over 13,000 military and civilian people call Dyess AFB home. The base is the single largest employer in the area as it employs more than 5,000 people. It is home to the 7th Bomb Wing, which consists of four groups. Two squadrons, the 9th and 28th Bomb Squadrons, fly the B-1B. In addition, the 28th Bomb Squadron is the Air Force schoolhouse for all B-1B aircrew members. The base is named after Lt. Col. William Edwin Dyess, a native of Albany, Texas.
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