Welcome to Dyess

We’re happy to have you here!

Your First Steps

We know how overwhelming moving can be & we’re here to provide you a landing spot when you settle in.

Download the base map & directory!

Services for Active Duty members and Spouses in TX (video)

Heart Link Spouse Orientation at the Hangar Center

Heart Link is designed for newly married spouses and/or Dyess AFB newcomer spouses. Information is given about the local Abilene area, Dyess AFB resources, Tricare, deployments, and more. This program is offered quarterly.

Newcomer Orientation

The Newcomer Orientation is to welcome military members and their families to Dyess AFB by introducing many resources that can be found on base. We strongly encourage all spouses to attend any portions of this orientation. This is held every first Wednesday of the month at the Hangar Center from 8:00 AM until 12:00 PM and it includes an Info Fair from 8:30 to 9:00 AM. The Abilene downtown Jump Start tour starts at 12:00 PM right after the orientation.

Need a Job?

The Military and Family Readiness Center hosts job fairs and offers classes to help build a resume, navigate USA Jobs, prepare for a job fair and job search, etc. To get scheduled for a 1-1 employment appointment call 325.696.5999.

State Licensure Portability

Portability Fact Sheet

Spouse Reimbursement

List of Occupational Licensure Compacts

Spouse Education and Career Opportunities

Workforce Solutions

Military Spouse Professional Network