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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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,

  • 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

  • Road to recovery ; Officials discuss C-5 recovery at Dover

    Crash-recovery experts from Dover Air Force Base and Robins AFB, Ga., discussed C-5 recovery operations Wednesday morning at the recovery site here. Exactly one month since a C-5 aircraft landed less than a mile short of the runway near Dover AFB's southern perimeter - which all 17 people on board

  • Dover's Motorcycle Safety Day 2006

    More than 170 members from Team Dover were involved in the wing's Motorcycle Safety Day May 3 for a bit of training, a bite of food, some friendly competition and a bit of riding. The day included a safety briefing in the morning, followed by a burger burn, sport and cruiser bike contest and a group

  • Civil Air Patrol; Part of the AF team

    It's hard to imagine that 85 percent of the Nation's inland search-and-rescue missions rest on the shoulders of a group of volunteers. The volunteers donate their time and labor to rescues more than 100 lives annually and save taxpayers millions of dollars, yet they only receive reimbursement for