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  • Dover AFB hosts 2021 Special Olympics Cycling Classic

    More than 40 cyclists competed in the Special Olympics Delaware 2021 Cycling Classic at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, Oct. 2, 2021.After the 2020 event was cancelled due to the COVID pandemic, cyclists representing five teams from Delaware and one from Virginia returned to Dover AFB to participate

  • Dover AFB delivers during Operation Allies Refuge

    Airmen from Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, contributed to the largest noncombatant evacuation operation mission in history, Operation Allies Refuge, Aug. 15-30, 2021.During the two-week operation, aircrews from the 3rd Airlift Squadron flew more than 90 missions in the C-17 Globemaster III,

  • Community leader shares experiences, helps Airmen

    Chris Locke, 436th Airlift Wing honorary commander and founder of SL24 UnLocke the Light Foundation and Sean’s House, visited Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, to talk with Airmen about mental health and suicide prevention Sept. 28, 2021.

  • Myths and facts about the vax — debunking common COVID-19 vaccine myths

    The COVID-19 vaccine has been mandated across the Department of Defense and despite its demonstrated effectiveness and safety, a host of myths have left some Airmen and Guardians hesitant to receive it. While social media posts and some news outlets may make it harder to keep up with what is fact or

  • Dover AFB honors POW/MIAs during ceremony

    The 436th Airlift Wing, 512th Airlift Wing, Air Force Mortuary Affairs Operations and theArmed Forces Medical Examiner System came together during a retreat ceremony tocommemorate National POW/MIA Recognition Day at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware,Sept. 17, 2021.

  • Dover AFB Airman draws strength from his Cuban heritage

    Every year from Sept. 15th to Oct. 15th, the U.S. observes National Hispanic Heritage Month, which honors the cultures and contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans, past and present. Dover Air Force Base has its own committee for HHM consisting of Hispanic American Airmen who are enthusiastic

  • Patterson DFAC officially reopens, celebrates AF birthday

    After closing for approximately two months due to renovations and upgrades, the Patterson Dining Facility officially reopened Sept. 17, 2021 at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware.Food service resumed normal operations Sept. 10, with a soft reopening allowing military and civilian personnel assigned to