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Dyess AFB's 7th Bomb Wing wins big at competition

By Cassandra Webb, cwebb@ktxs.com
Published On: Nov 12 2012 12:52:20 PM CST
Updated On: Nov 12 2012 12:55:48 PM CST
Dyess B1 Bomber
ABILENE, Texas -

Congratulations are in order for Dyess Air Force Base.

For the third year in a row, the 7th Operations Support Sqaudron took home two of the most coveted trophies at the Global Strike Challenge Competition.

The 7th OSS won the LeMay Trophy for Best Bomb Squadron and the Eaker Trophy for Best B-1B Squadron.

The 7th Bomb Wing was also recognized as the runner-up for the Fairchild Trophy, which honors the overall best bomb wing.

Approximately 400 competitors from 16 different wings and nearly 50 squadrons participated in Global Strike Challenge events this year at various locations around the United States.