Our Military

Dyess Air Force Base is located in the southwest corner of Abilene in Taylor County, Texas, about 183 miles west of Dallas and 250


History Taylor County was established in 1858. Named after brothers Edward, James and George Taylor — defenders of the Alamo — the county was created

Getting To & Around

Getting To & Around   Taylor County, located in west central Texas, is well connected within the state and the rest of the United State

Housing & Real Estate

Relocating to a new home can be one of the most stressful situations in life. Whether moving across town or across the nation, preparation and

Employment & Economy

Employment Resources National At the national level, such websites as ,  ,   and   have broad search capabilities as well as resume

Health Care

Whatever your health care needs, a wide spectrum of services is available throughout the region around Dyess Air Force Base and Abilene. Several hospital

Family Resources

Picking up from one place and moving to another is stressful, especially when children and pets are involved. Knowing whom to call or where

Education & Academics

After moving to a new location, you’ll want to know what options are available for educational pursuits. The following chapter outlines Taylor County’s school


Arts Taylor County residents enjoy a wealth of artistic endeavors, from stage plays to musicals to opera and more. Abilene Community Theatre 809 Barrow Abilene,


Dyess set to receive B-21, associated units

U.S. Air Force officials announced March 27 that Dyess Air Force Base is on track to receive the B-21 Raider and would host operational flying

2nd annual C-130J fly-in grows Herk Nation

Story by A1C Kristine Gruwell on 03/20/2019 Representatives from eight C-130J units came together to train and enhance mobility partnerships across the C-130J enterprise during

Air Force colonel closes out chapter, reaches new heights

Story by SSgt Arielle Vasquez on 03/18/2019 SOUTHWEST ASIA -- When Col. Adrienne Williams, 387th Air Expeditionary Group commander, was only 10 years old, she

75th FA BDE Conducts Cold Load Rehearsal With U.S. Air Force

Story by SGT Dustin Biven on 03/08/2019 FORT SILL, OKLAHOMA Army artillerymen and Air Force aviators trained side-by-side loading M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket System

Avionics Airman carries on family legacy

Story by A1C Susan Roberts on 02/25/2019 Not every person in the military can claim to have multiple relatives who have served or are currently

The effects of dietary supplementation

Story by SSgt David Owsianka on 02/22/2019 Nutritional supplementation is big business. In 2011, more than $800,000 was collectively spent on supplement advertisements and marketing,
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