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  • Know what to do during inclement weather

    The 436th Operations Support Squadron weather flight recorded the base’s first snowfall of the season, January 15 and 16, accumulating 1.6 inches of snow, along with .07 inches of freezing rain and sleet during Winter Storm Heather. Additionally, the base received 5.5 inches of snow the following

  • Team Dover’s 1 charlies are a cut above the rest

    The 436th Operation Support Squadron’s 1C0X2 team poses for a group photo at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, Jan. 18, 2024. The team recently won the Air Mobility Command Sgt. Dee Campbell Aviation Resource Management Large Unit Team of the Year Award. The team showcased direct operational support

  • Revisiting History: Meeks and Cornwell return to 79-0433

    Retired U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Billy Meeks walks KC-10A 79-0433 at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, Dec. 12, 2023. Meeks and retired U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Jimmy Cornwell were members of the flight test crew for the KC-10A 79-0433 as boom operators. Meeks and Cornwell were instrumental

  • Dover AFB female innovators create bump cap for female maintainers

    Innovation is a never-ending mission for the Airmen of the United States Air Force. Recently, two Team Dover aircraft maintainers, U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Sheila Moody, 436th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Air Force Repair Enhancement Program aircraft structural journeyman and U.S. Air Force Staff

  • 436th AW Safety Office earns the AMC Safety Outstanding Achievement Award

    Members of the 436th Airlift Wing Safety Office, left to right are U.S. Air Force Majs. Jordan Ward, Joe Stephenson and Capt. Matthew Bohannon, all flight safety officers; U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Jerrel Futrell, safety superintendent and flight safety noncommissioned officer in charge; Lorie

  • Dover AFB conducts cookie drop 2023

    U.S. Air Force Chaplain (Maj.) William Guy, left, 436th Mission Generation Group chaplain, hands out bags full of cookies to Airmen working on the flight line during Operation Cookie Drop at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, Dec. 19, 2023. The Dover AFB Chapel and USO of Delaware delivered more than

  • Dover AFB leadership participates in Wreaths Across America ceremony

    U.S. Air Force Col. Chris McDonald, 436th Airlift Wing commander, addresses attendees during the Wreaths Across America ceremony at Legislative Hall, Dover, Delaware, Dec. 11, 2023. McDonald represented Dover Air Force Base at the event as the Delaware General Assembly welcomed WAA to the First

  • Operation Feed the Troops serves Team Dover

    Operation Feed the Troops served a holiday meal to more than 800 members of Team Dover, Dec. 13, 2023.The 21st year of OFTT, wouldn’t have been possible without the support from the local community and volunteers who served the annual traditional dinner consisting of turkey, stuffing, green beans,