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  • Members muster for fire prevention

    Next to a fire hydrant in the Eagles Nest Picnic Area, squadron teams square off in an unconventional battle, wearing the unfamiliar gear of a firefighter: helmet with face shield, thick heat-resistant jacket and pair of gloves; all on top of their BDUs. These four-man teams competed in Dover Air

  • Dover AFB’s Open House wows public

    The finale to ten months of preparing, scheduling and implementing plans came to a climactic ending Saturday and Sunday when Dover Air Force Base successfully hosted its two-day 2006 Open House here. People arrived from all over the country to enjoy performances from a lengthy list of aerial

  • Energy conservation a priority for Dover AFB

    October is National Energy Conservation Month and Dover Air Force Base is moving into the second phase of a large-scale Energy Savings Performance Contract worth $17 million. The project is expected to take nearly two years to build, but will save the base an estimated $750,000 a year after its

  • Dover C-5s revamp 'tail flash'

    Just as the behemoth C-5s are a familiar sight over the skies of Dover, so are the bright yellow tail flashes identifying them as part of Dover's fleet. While the sight of C-5s in Delaware's airspace will not change, all aircraft in Dover Air Force Base's inventory will be receiving a new tail flash

  • MILCON brief informs state leaders on current, future base construction

    More than 130 members from the Dover-area business community joined Delaware's congressional delegation and attended the 2006 Dover Air Force Base Military Construction briefing at the Sheraton Dover's Venetian Ballroom Monday. Col. Chad Manske, 436th Airlift Wing vice commander, briefed a crowd

  • PTU wear to become mandatory Sunday

    Beginning Sunday, Airmen reporting for physical training must show up in the new, mandatory physical training uniform. According to Air Force Instruction 36-2903, Air Force Uniform Dress and Appearance, local commanders decide the wear of the PT uniform while performing organized PT. When

  • 'Go Big' Dover prepares for Open House

    With more than 100,000 people expected to visit Oct. 7 - 8, Dover Air Force Base is preparing to "Go Big" at the 2006 Open House with more than ten aircraft performances and numerous static displays planned. From dramatic performances by the Thunderbirds and the U.S. Air Force Academy's Wings of