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,


Family uses own tragedy to spread awareness

Suicide is an unfortunate reality that many experts strive to expand their knowledge and data on every day. People who have been around this reality

Deployment initiative revamps 18 year ops tempo

Story by A1C Aaron Irvin on 09/20/2019 The 19th Airlift Wing from Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, partnered with the 317th AW from Dye

Whiteman AFB B-2 pilot follows grandfather, father's footsteps

Story by SSgt Kayla White on 09/20/2019 Honoring heritage is an important part of Air Force service. For many Airmen, understanding the dedication and sacrifice

Trail Blazers deploy, have more family time

Story by SSgt David Owsianka on 09/16/2019 Airmen from the 39th Airlift Squadron deployed to Bagram, Afghanistan, and Djibouti, Africa, from Dyess Air Force Base,

Airman overcomes abuse, walks new path

Story by SSgt David Owsianka on 09/12/2019 His face turned dark blue from a lack of oxygen as he lied underneath the water at the

Whiteman AFB lieutenant leads BTF Europe SF element, leaves lasting legacy

Story by SSgt Kayla White on 09/12/2019 Many books are written which detail the trials and victories that forge a military leader's career path. Biographie
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