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  • Safely enjoy the Fourth of July

    With the upcoming Fourth of July holiday, many will travel outside the local area and almost everyone will enjoy the fireworks or other activities surrounding Fourth of July celebrations. While you're having fun, remember some simple safety precautions to avoid a tragedy this holiday. Driving If you

  • Dover civilian wins AF award

    Team Dover recently welcomed a new member to the 436th Services Squadron - Brian Roush, deputy commander. Now, Team Dover gets to celebrate with him for winning a prestigious award that he received for service during his last assignment. Roush was recently selected as the 2005 Lt. Gen. Norm Lezy

  • Seventeen people recover after surviving C-5 crash

    Seventeen people are in various stages of recovery after surviving a C-5 aircraft crash less than a mile from Dover Air Force Base's southern perimeter Monday. The crew was listed in the following conditions as of Thursday morning: Capt. Brian Lafreda, 326th AS, fair at the Christiana Care Health

  • C-5 mishap investigated

    As emergency crews responded to the scene of the C-5 mishap April 3, another group sprang into action with a different goal in mind - help collect critical evidence. Safety officials from the 436th and 512th Airlift Wings almost immediately set out to convene an interim safety board, made up of Team

  • NCOs see big picture at AMC's Phoenix Stripe

    As a junior NCO, I don't regularly get the opportunity to discuss important Air Force issues with Air Mobility Command's commanding officer, and I'd venture to say, there are not many NCOs that get such a chance either. Along with speaking with their major command or MAJCOM commander, there are

  • Dover Airmen stabilize C-5 crash site for Safety Investigation Board

    When Senior Master Sgt. Drwight Davis, 436th Civil Engineer Squadron fire chief on duty, responded to an emergency notification April 3, he wasn't sure what to expect. "Anytime you see an aircraft not sitting on its wheels, it is worse than you expected," said Sergeant Davis. More than twenty

  • A new era of military healthcare

    As part of a world-wide Department of Defense project, the 436th Medical Group is implementing a new electronic medical record system called the Armed Forces Health Longitudinal Technology Application, or AHLTA, beginning July 10, which is designed to replace current paper-based records with a

  • USO opens new dependants' lounge at Dover AFB terminal

    The United Services Organization of Delaware cut the ribbon on the new dependants lounge at the 436th Aerial Port Squadron Passenger Terminal June 14.The lounge is a two-room children's play area and nursery with brightly painted murals covering the walls."The grant was a $5,000 'Minnie' grant given

  • C-5 accident investigation board complete

    The results of an investigation into the C-5 Galaxy crash April 3 here found that human error was the cause, Air Mobility Command officials released Tuesday. The results were briefed at the Landings Club to representatives of Delaware's congressional delegation, local elected and civic leaders, and