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  • Dover member wins AF Antiterrorism award

    Michael Mendoza, 436th Airlift Wing Anti-terrorism advisor recently won the 2007 Air Force Best Antiterrorism Program Manager. "I could not have received this recognition without the cooperation and commitment from the unit antiterrorism representatives and the Antiterrorism Force Protection and

  • Driving after drinking not worth the risk

    You're not dependent on alcohol and you wouldn't be considered an alcohol abuser, so therefore, you're not at risk of causing an alcohol-related accident. Right? Wrong. In fact, statistics show that only 8.5 percent of the American population meets the criteria of being an alcohol abuser, but

  • Beware the dangers of co-signing loans

    What would you do if a friend or relative asked you to co-sign a loan? It's easy to say yes, but your signature means a lot more than a simple 'vote of confidence' co-signing is serious business. Some studies show that three out of four co-signers of finance company loans are asked to help repay the

  • Spirit of the Constitution debuts at Dover AFB

    While clouds hung overhead Monday morning, rain and dreary weather didn't dampen the spirits of those present to welcome Dover Air Force Base's first C-17 Globemaster III, Spirit of the Constitution, at a formal ceremony in Building 706. The C-17 was picked up by Team Dover's crew from Boeing's Long

  • DAFB opens first-ever Regionalized ISO

    The 436th and 512th Maintenance Groups cut the ribbon at the Air Force's first-ever regionalized Isochronal Inspection Dock June 1. Brig. Gen. Robert McMahon, Air Mobility Command director of logistics, was on hand to help celebrate the historic event here. "I consider this an extremely historic

  • Team Dover takes possession of new C-17

    The first C-17 Globemaster III to be assigned to Dover Air Force Base, Del., is finally in the hands of a Team Dover crew and will arrive on base Monday.The Dover crew, along with delivery official Brig. Gen. Alfred Stewart, 21st Expeditionary Mobility Task Force commander, McGuire AFB, took

  • Milford ceremony honors Delaware’s fallen

    Army Spc. Ryan Long Army Sgt. Jarrett Thompson Army Staff Sgt. Josphen Garyants Marine Cpl. Richard Clifton Army Cpl. Stephen McGowan Marine Lance Cpl. Russell White Marine Lance Cpl. Anthony Roberts Marine Sgt. Brian McGinnis Army Capt. Ralph Harting Army Sgt. 1st Class James Moudy Marine Cpl. Cory

  • Engineers garner DoD award

    Dover Air Force Base was recently named the winner of the 2006 Secretary of Defense Environmental Restoration Award. The 436th Civil Engineer Squadron garnered the recognition at Department of Defense level for managing the best Environmental Restoration Program in the DoD. "Earlier this year, Dover

  • Local crew in Calif., to return with Dover's first C-17

    With much anticipation, a combined flight crew from the 436th and 512th Airlift Wings departed Dover Air Force Base Tuesday for Long Beach, Calif., where they will assume ownership of the base' s first C-17 Globemaster III aircraft from Boeing Thursday. After years of planning and preparation, the