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  • Are you ‘That Guy?’

    The 436th Airlift Wing commander kicked off the 'That Guy' campaign on Dover Air Force Base during his first commander's call Monday. That Guy is a Department of Defense campaign designed to reduce heavy drinking among military members between ages 18 - 24, though that does not exclude older

  • Eagle Wing hosts 18th AF conference

    More than 100 senior leaders from 12 Air Mobility Command wings, three AMC groups, two expeditionary mobility task forces and the Tanker Airlift Control Center met here Tuesday through Thursday to discuss a variety of topics currently affecting the 18th Air Force. The 18th Air Force Commanders and

  • Spirit of the Constitution completes first mission

    The words 'Dover tower, this is Reach 510, heavy C-17 one to five miles to fly on the instrument approach to runway three two,' resonated in air-traffic controller Staff Sgt. Andrew Sokolovich's headset. "Check, wheels down - you are clear to land," replied Sergeant Sokolovich. With that, the Spirit

  • Dover’s 2nd C-17 supports ACC, Navy

    A Dover C-17 teamed up with Air Combat Command and Navy fighters in a joint Air Force - Navy training operation June 29 at Naval Air Station Key West, Fla. The Globemaster III, which Dover received June 21, teamed up with 16 F-15 Eagles from Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., F-5s from NAS Key West's

  • MOTORCYCLE SAFETY DAY - Wing promotes safeguards through training, riding

    Despite rainy conditions, the 436th Airlift Wing Safety Office moved ahead with Motorcycle Safety Day June 29. The event was rescheduled from the end of May to June because of rain, and Safety Office members decided it couldn't be held off any longer. Events for the day included a briefing at the

  • AFSO 21 event saves Air Force $1.4 million

    MXS Quick Engine Change shop returns $1.4 million in servicable parts to Supply during 5-day rapid improvement event Dover Air Force Base's 436th Maintenance Squadron saved the Air Force more than $1.4 million after the completion of a five-day rapid improvement event here recently. Using Air Force

  • 512th OG upsets 436th AMXS 9-7 Monday

    The 512th Operations Group bested the 436th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron in a tight game here Monday. The Reservists beat the Maintainers 9 - 7, over six innings at the softball field near The Landings Club. Adrian Perez, AMXS, upset his rival Reservists when he smashed the ball out of the park in

  • 8 homers in Loggies’ 24 – 12 win over APS

    Right-hander Jason Hogan was a scary sight on the mound and on the bases Monday night when he led his Loggies to a 24 - 12 victory over the 436th Aerial Port Squadron. Hogan threw a complete game and went 4 for 5 on the offense with two singles, a double, a home run, banging in three RBIs. The 436th

  • Airmen celebrate diversity with Multi cultural Expo

    Team Dover got a taste of world culture at the 2007 Multicultural Expo at The Landings Club June 29. Airmen, representing countries such as Romania, Germany and Italy, provided a variety of displays and food samples for the annual social gathering. "The event was coordinated by the 436th Military

  • DEFY Camp empowers Team Dover youth

    From academic lessons on drug-resistance and decision making, to C-5 and control tower tours, 35 Dover Air Force Base children participated in this year's Drug Education for Youth Camp. The children were treated to a wide variety of activities over the seven-day Phase 1 portion of the program. Open