• Dover crew flies C-17 training mission

    This weekend marked another milestone for the base's transition to a new mission as the first all-Dover aircrew, active and Reserve, flew a C-17 Globemaster III training mission Nov. 4. The flight was part of an interfly agreement Nov. 1 - 5 with the 305th Air Mobility Wing, McGuire Air Force Base,

  • Dover AFB wins Daedalian trophy for Air Mobility Command

    It's the most prestigious major command-level award a maintenance group can receive and Dover hasn't won it since 1994. "(The Clemens McMullen Memorial Daedalian Weapon System Maintenance Trophy) is presented by the Order of Daedalians to recognize the unit that has best met the objectives of

  • Two Dover Airmen entertain troops worldwide in Tops In Blue

    The Air Force's Expeditionary Entertainers the "Tops In Blue" performed an intricate mixture of musical sounds of America before a packed house of more than 800 guests at the Delaware State University Education and Humanities Center Oct. 26. This year's theme, "What's Love?" featured the music of

  • Air Force Reserve Bands leave Dover on high note

    From school assemblies to a national barbecue cook-off, three military bands played at various venues in Dover from Oct. 19 to 21 in support of Air Force Reserve Command objectives. Many of the free performances were designed to thank the community for their support of 512th Airlift Wing

  • Dover AFB sets trend with bird radar, prevents strikes

    An F-16 Fighting Falcon pilot is preparing for a routine training mission in South Korea. Shortly after taking off, the pilot sees a grayish object flash in front of him, followed by a loud bang and an apparent fire in front of his aircraft. The pilot experiences severe deceleration, causing him to

  • Annual craft show supports artisans, scholarships and welfare programs

    If you're running behind with your Christmas shopping this year, then the Dover Air Force Base Officer's Spouses Club has got a great deal for you. The 21st Annual Dover OSC Craft Show will showcase more than 200 vendors selling their handmade gift ideas. One of the largest single-day craft shows on

  • Safeguarding against violence in the home

    Home is meant to be a safe haven - a place to receive hugs and reinforce a sense of belonging and acceptance when the world outside seems filled with conflicts and battles. The home can be a "training field" to enrich family members' lives, but in some unfortunate circumstances it has become a