Dyess Air Force Base

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Arnold Blvd. Cross Street:7th Street
Abilene, TX 79607
1 (325) 696-3113

Established: 1942
Base Type: Air Force


About
Dyess AFB is a professional team, delivering bombing, airlift support, training and combat support. The base trains all Air Force B-1 crews and is commonly referred to as “Home of the B-1”. Dyess AFB hosts the 7th Bomb Wing, which operates B-1B bombers, as well as the only B-B1 combat training crew squadron. Dyess AFB is also the home of all initial N-1B, combat crew training, two squadrons, a weapons school, and a B-1B test and evaluation squadron. Dyess’ primary tenant organization is the 317th Airlift Group (of Air Mobility Command) that operates C-130H aircraft in support of airlift requirements worldwide.

The total population of Dyess is nearly 27,000 personnel, including officers, enlisted, retirees, civilian employees, and family members.

Dyess AFB is located in the city of Abilene in Taylor County, Texas in the USA. The base employs more than 5,000 people, making it the single largest employer in the area. Dyess AFB has nearly 200 facilities on base, plus 988 units of family housing, and encompasses 6,117 acres of land. The base has a total economic impact of nearly $310 million yearly on the local community.

(Souce: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dyess_Air_Force_Base)


Gate Hours

  • Main Gate:  24/7
    Tye Gate: 0530-1730 M-F

Base Quick Reference
Chapel
For after-hour emergencies, call the chaplain duty officer through the command post at (325) 696-1921.
Catholic Masses are celebrated Saturday, 5 p.m.; Sundays, 9am; and Tuesday through Friday, 11:30 a.m. · Holy Day Masses are as scheduled.
Protestant worship services include the traditional service at 11am on Sunday with gospel service at 1pm
Special worship observances as scheduled.
For information regarding Jewish, Islamic and Orthodox services, call the chapel at (325) 696-4224.
Religious education is taught Sundays during the school year at Dyess Elementary School. Protestant classes are 9:30 a.m. and Catholic classes are 11 a.m. Vacation Bible School is held during the summer. Call or visit the chapel staff Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. To make an appointment, call (325) 696-4224.

Dining Facility
(325) 696-2421.

Education Services
(325) 696-5544.

Family Advocacy
Location: 7th MDG Bldg. 9201
Hours: 7:00 – 4:30
Phone: (325) 696-5380

Public Affairs
call (DSN) 461-2863 or commercial (325) 696-2863. Normal business hours are Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Finance
Dyess Finance Customer Service can be reached at (325) 696-4193, (DSN) 461-4193 or 7CPTS.FMFC2@US.AF.MIL
Customer Service Hours: M, Tu, Th, F 0730-1500; W 0730-1200
PCS In-Processing Briefing: Wednesdays at 1400 @ AFRC (bring mandatory documents such as orders, amendments, and receipts) Separation & Retirement Briefings: Mondays at 1000 in the CPTS Conference Room (Bldg 1736, Room 170)

Credit Union
Call (325) 676-2200, (800) 535-2157 or on-base (325) 696-4292. Check out the homepage at http://www.coafcu.org or e-mail cu@coafcu.com.

Housing
The housing office can assist you with locating safe, affordable housing or apartments in the local area.
Housing is located in bldg. 7416 (next door to TLF check-in) and can be reached at (325) 696- 2150 or (DSN) 461-2150.

Legal Services
(325) 696-4233.

Civilian Personnel
Civilian employees making a permanent change-of-station move to Dyess should make an appointment with the Civilian Personnel Office (325) 696-2393 or (DSN) 461-2393 for in-processing. The CPO is located at 417 Third St., Building 7233. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 0730 to 1630. The Air Force Personnel Center accepts internal applications through ask.afpc@randolph.af.mil. All external and general public applications should be submitted through www.usajobs.gov unless specified at Direct Hire positions on the USAJobs Website. Both Websites have résumé writing information and instructions on how to apply for each position.

Airman and Family Readiness Center
(325) 696-2409. Family services also operate the Airman’s Attic program. It provides donated clothing, both civilian and military, and some household items to enlisted personnel in grades technical sergeant and below. Furniture items are also available for enlisted member’s senior airman and below. The Airman’s Attic, located at 382 Avenue D, is open Tuesday and Thursday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Dyess AFB Exchange
260 Commissary Rd, Bldg 7339,
Dyess AFB, TX 79607
United States
Store Hours: 0900-2000 Mon-Sat, Sun 1100-1830
Phone: (325) 692-8996
HR Office (325) 692-8996 x 111

Dyess AFB Commissary
250 Commissary Road,
Dyess AFB, TX 79607-1250
Store Phone: (325) 696-4802 x3547
Fax: (325) 696-4070
(DSN) 461.4802 x3547
DSN FAX: 461.4070
Store Email: DyessAFB.commissary@deca.mil


Base Surroundings
Abilene Zoological Gardens
2070 Zoo Lane,
Abilene TX, 79602

(325) 676-6085

National Center for Children
102 Cedar St,
Abilene TX, 79601

(325) 673-4586

Red Bud Park
3125 S 32nd St,
Abilene TX, 79605

(325) 676-6217

Nelson Splash
E.S 11th & Loop 322,
Abilene TX, 79602

(325) 676-6217

Skeets Texas Grill
4325 Southwest Dr,
Abilene TX, 79606

(325) 692-0505

The Taylor County Taphouse
4002 Catclaw Dr,
Abilene TX, 79606

(325) 704-2500

Olive Garden Italian Restaurant
3210 S Clack St,
Abilene TX, 79606

(325) 691-0388

Mall of Abilene
4310 Buffalo Gap Rd,
Abilene TX, 79606

(325) 698-4351

Base Listings

The numbers for Fairchild Air Force Base have low accuracy due to its unique utilization. Entire companies are rotated through on a regular basis, so large portions of the phone directory are subject to change without notice. Please contact the base operator at (509) 247-1212 if you experience any difficulty reaching your desired contact.

Name Level Name Phone
Education Office Dyess Air Force Base 1 (325) 696-5544
Barber Shop/ Beauty Shop Dyess Air Force Base 1 (325) 695-2089
7th Medical Group Clinic Dyess Air Force Base 1 (325) 696-3649
Child Development Center Dyess Air Force Base 1 (325) 696-4337
Airman and Family Readiness Dyess Air Force Base 1 (325) 696-5999
Commissary Dyess Air Force Base 1 (325) 696-4802
Exceptional Family Member Program Enrollment SNAIC Dyess Air Force Base 1 (325) 232-5380
Emergency Relief Services Airman and Family Readiness, Air Force Aid Society Dyess Air Force Base 1 (325) 696-5999
Family Advocacy Clinic Dyess Air Force Base 1 (325) 696-5380
Family Child Care Program Dyess Air Force Base 1 (325) 696-2839
Financial Institutions Bank of America Military Bank Dyess Air Force Base 1 (325) 690-6220
Golf Course Dyess Air Force Base 1 (325) 696-4384
Hospitals/ Medical Treatment Facility(s) 7th Medical Group Clinic Dyess Air Force Base 1 (325) 696-3649
Household Goods/ Transportation Office Dyess Air Force Base 1 (325) 696-1020
Information and Referral Dyess Air Force Base 1 (325) 696-5999
Legal Services Dyess Air Force Base 1 (325) 696-2232
Loan Closet Airman and Family Readiness, Family Services Dyess Air Force Base 1 (325) 696-2409
Military Clothing Sales Base Exchange Dyess Air Force Base 1 (325) 696-2502
Non-appropriated Funds Human Resources Dyess Air Force Base 1 (325) 696-2396
Military Personnel Flight Personnel Support Office Dyess Air Force Base 1 (325) 696-5722
AAFES Base Exchange Restaurants/Fast Food Dyess Air Force Base 1 (325) 696-2502
School Age Care Youth Center/Service Dyess Air Force Base 1 (325) 696-5070
Career Focus Spouse Education, Training and Careers Airman and Family Readiness Dyess Air Force Base 1 (325) 696-5999
Transition Assistance Program Airman and Family Readiness Dyess Air Force Base 1 (325) 696-5999
VA Facilities Dyess Air Force Base 1 (325) 677-1622
Victim Advocate Services & Family Advocacy Clinic Dyess Air Force Base 1 (325) 696-5380
Welcome/Visitors Center Museum Dyess Air Force Base 1 (325) 793-2199
Youth Programs Dyess Air Force Base 1 (325) 696-5070
Automotive Services Dyess Air Force Base 1 (325) 696-4179
Beauty/Barber Shops Dyess Air Force Base 1 (325) 691-8881
Chapels/Chaplains Dyess Air Force Base 1 (325) 696-4224
Child Development Center/Child and Youth Registration and Referral Dyess Air Force Base 1 (325) 696-4337
Civilian Personnel Office Dyess Air Force Base 1 (325) 696-2393
Dental Clinics 7th Medical Group Dyess Air Force Base 1 (325) 696-2304
Family Support Airman and Family Readiness Center - EFMP Dyess Air Force Base 1 (325) 696-5999
AAFES Base Exchange Dyess Air Force Base 1 (325) 696-2502
Airman and Family Readiness Center Dyess Air Force Base 1 (325) 696-5999
Finance/Military Pay Office Dyess Air Force Base 1 (325) 696-4193
Financial Institutions Federal Credit Union Dyess Air Force Base 1 (325) 676-2200
Gymnasiums/Fitness Centers Dyess Air Force Base 1 (325) 696-1507
Household Goods/Transportation Office (inbound) Dyess Air Force Base 1 (325) 696-1020
ID/CAC Card Processing Dyess Air Force Base 1 (325) 696-5724
Military Personnel Flight Information and Referral Services Dyess Air Force Base 1 (325) 696-5722
Library Dyess Air Force Base 1 (325) 696-2618
Morale Welfare and Recreation Services Office Dyess Air Force Base 1 (325) 696-4305
Family Advocacy Clinic & New Parent Support Program Dyess Air Force Base 1 (325) 696-5380
Airman and Family Readiness, Personal Financial Management Program Dyess Air Force Base 1 (325) 696-5999
Airman and Family Readiness - Relocation Assistance Program Dyess Air Force Base 1 (325) 696-5999
Airman and Family Readiness - Transition, Retirement Services Dyess Air Force Base 1 (325) 696-5999
Airman and Family Readiness-School Liaison Office/Community Schools Dyess Air Force Base 1 (325) 696-5999