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Facts about Dyess AFB
Dyess AFB is also known as: Dyess AFB.
Dyess Air Force Base is a United States Air Force base located approximately 7 miles (11 km) southwest of Abilene, Texas.The host unit at Dyess is the 7th Bomb Wing (7 BW) assigned to the Global Strike Command Eighth Air Force. The 7 BW is one of only two B-1B Lancer strategic bomber wings in the United States Air Force, the other being the 28th Bomb Wing at Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota.Dyess AFB was established in 1942 as Abilene Army Air Base (AAB). It is named in honor of Texas native and Bataan Death March survivor Lieutenant Colonel William Dyess. The 7th Bomb Wing is commanded by Colonel David Benson. The Vice Commander is Colonel Michael Miller and the Command Chief Master Sergeant is Chief Master Sergeant Aaron D. Bennett.Dyess AFB is a 6,409-acre (25.94 km2) base with over 13,000 military and civilian 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 located in the southwest corner of Abilene, TX and is about 200 miles (320 km) west of Dallas. 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 (24.75 km2) of land. The base has a total economic impact of nearly $310 million yearly on the local community.
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A podiatrist visits the community to address any issues related to your feet, staff can help residents monitor their blood sugar, this property provides complimentary transportation, transportation is available for additional cost, hospice is an option available at this location, residents can arrange for a room at this community that will allow them to live in this location whatever their healthcare needs are and become, and the community is licensed for 50 residents.
62 is the minimum age allowed for residents, residents can self manage their diabetic care, staff monitors medication and reminds residents when it’s time to take them, full-service medication administration is available, residents who drive will find parking available to them, wheelchair accessible showers are available at this location, and this community was built in 1998.
Residents have vegetarian food as a menu option, speech therapy is offered via a speech therapist who comes to the community often, high tech wander guards can prevent memory care residents from exiting the community, caregivers at Hoyt Place are trained to spot potential disorientation presented by residents, caregiver staff can deal with any wandering issues residents may have, hospice is an option available at this location, and respite care is offered.
55 is the minimum age allowed for residents, the facility has staff that can administer insulin to manage diabetic needs, caregiver staff can deal with any wandering issues a member of the community may have, full tubs are available, hospice is an option available at this location, respite care is offered, and aging in place allows residents to remain in one location as their care needs change.
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