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  • Beautifying Dover Air Force Base one day at a time ... starting today

    What's one way to instill pride in ownership and help present Dover Air Force Base with a professional appearance for visitors and newcomers? How about an official day designated as "Dover Base Cleanup?" That's just what today is. "It is a one-day event to remind organizations that they have a part in keeping the base looking professional," said
  • Dover officer receives bronze star

    A Dover security forces officer was awarded one of the highest medals in the Air Force after spending six months deployed to Iraq. First Lieutenant Charity Winters, 436th Security Forces Squadron, received a Bronze Star May 30, for her leadership while deployed in Iraq. The Bronze Star Medal is awarded to any person who distinguishes themselves by
  • Tribute to living legacy moves on: P-51 departs Dover for Seymore-Johnson

    The Air Mobility Command Museum's P-51 Mustang display, modeled after the Tuskegee Airmen's legendary red-tailed fighter, will be moved to its new home at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C., Saturday. The aircraft has helped educate museum visitors about the accomplishments of the distinguished Word War II heroes for more than 10 years here. The
  • 2006 Dover Intramural Volleyball Championship: LRS plunders CES (B) 2 - 0 for title

    The defending champions - the 436th Logistics Readiness Squadron - pounded the 436th Civil Engineer Squadron (B) team to claim the 2006 Dover Intramural Volleyball title May 19. "It felt awesome to take the championship for the second time," said Master Sgt. David Johnson, LRS coach. The Loggies spent much of the season undefeated at the top of the
  • Shaping future for Airmen: Community Assessment Survey provides venue for improvement

    The Integrated Delivery System Working Group is sponsoring the 2006 Community Assessment Survey of servicemembers and their spouses. "The survey is the best way for Air Force community members to make their opinions and needs known, said Marti Hosterman, 436th Services Squadron Family Member Programs Chief and Dover Air Force Base's IDS
  • 101 Critical Days of Summer kicks off

    Memorial Day weekend marks the beginning of the 101 Critical Days of Summer. This is historically a period when the Air Force experiences more mishaps, particularly during off-duty activities. This is partly due to increased daylight hours and better weather that provides more opportunities for travel and recreation. Unfortunately, many people
  • National Police Week: SFS combines forces with law enforcement peers

    National Police Week is a time to honor those in the law enforcement profession who have paid the ultimate sacrifice. That is just what members of Team Dover and local law enforcement agencies did last week. May 13 - 20 the 436th Airlift Wing Security Forces Squadron participated in National Police Week by organizing several events for members of
  • Base joins city's Memorial Day observance

    Team Dover joined the local community to observe Memorial Day at the Memorial Triangle in historic downtown Dover. Col. Robert King, 436th Mission Support Group commander, was the guest speaker for the event along with Stephen Speed, City of Dover mayor. "Today we pause to remember all those who made the ultimate sacrifice for this Nation, the
  • New name, same services: FSC's name changes to better reflect mission

    In order to eliminate confusion and better assist all Air Force members and their families, the Family Support Center's name has been changed to the Airman and Family Readiness Center. Air Force leaders decided that including "family" in the center's name caused confusion among some single Airmen, who thought of the support center as a place just
  • Team Dover celebrates Arbor Day

    For the 14th year in a row, Dover Air Force Base has garnered the honor of being named one of the National Arbor Day Foundation's Tree City, U.S.A. locales. To celebrate this honor, the Tree City, U.S.A. flag flew at the Main Gate on Arbor Day, April 28. The base not only flew the flag, but hosted a combined Arbor Day and Earth Day celebration that