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  • Not your typical wedding

    On a brisk winter day on the flight line, two Airmen from the 436th Maintenance Group exchanged marriage vows in the cargo compartment of a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft Jan. 29, 2019.Airman 1st Class Michelle Speer, 436th Aerial Port Squadron air transportation journeyman, from Bryan, Texas, married Airman 1st Class Joshua Brewer, 736th Aircraft
  • To fly, or not to fly, that is the question

    Weather is all around us. The weather determines whether an outdoor expedition will prove enjoyable or whether a routine drive could prove perilous. It can either make our day or dampen it, literally.February 5, 2019, is National Weatherperson’s Day and is dedicated to recognizing and honoring American weather professionals. Among those
  • 436th CES hones aircraft mishap surveying skills

    On a brisk morning, Engineering Assistants from the 436th Civil Engineer Squadron engineering flight were recalled to their duty section on Dec. 18, 2018.With the news of a simulated aircraft accident, the EAs rapidly deployed with surveying equipment and supplies in tow to a location 15 miles south of the base, near Killens Pond State
  • Family support throughout deployment

    The holiday season is a time for elaborately wrapped gifts, homemade cookies and a chance to enjoy family and friends in the spirit of the season. It’s a time of giving, but for some military families, that means giving a little more than most. Kent Swaim gave his last four months to his four children at home while his wife gave herself to a six-month deployment in Southwest Asia.
  • Tyndall calls on its Dover Wingmen

    Hurricane Michael devastated Tyndall AFB this past October, leaving the base calling for assistance from its Wingmen.
  • Team Dover urges safe driving this holiday season

    Thanksgiving, and several other holidays, are right around the corner. Whether your family is all singing, “Over the River and Through the Woods,” or you’re driving solo, the members of the 436th Airlift Wing Safety Office would like to remind you to drive safely and make good decisions this holiday season.
  • Winter is coming, Team Dover; How will you be notified of delays?

    As Delaware prepares for winter weather, everyone at Dover AFB needs to be familiar with the base’s snow delay notification process and reporting procedures.Just like no two snowflakes are the same, no two winters or snow events are the same. If driving conditions are unsafe, or expected to become unsafe, wing leadership may decide to issue a
  • 436th Logistics Readiness Squadron skips the fall

    According to the Air Force Safety Center, from the fiscal year 2013-2017, active duty and civilian members lost more than 47,000 work days due to almost 5,600 non-sports-related falls. Of those, 13 were fatal.
  • Weed by any other name is still illegal

    From 1996 to today, 30 states have legalized medical marijuana, as well as Washington, D.C., Guam and Puerto Rico, according to NCSL.org. Of those 30 states, 10 have passed legislation legalizing adult use. Although this trend matches a 2018 Pew Research Center survey suggesting that six out of 10 Americans support marijuana legalization, the United States military still maintains a zero tolerance policy for marijuana use, regardless of form.
  • Airman gets ghoulish for Halloween

    Military members across the globe sometimes find unique ways to celebrate the holidays. Halloween can be a great opportunity for families to celebrate fall fun on and off base. Master Sgt. Kevin Veneman, 436th Security Forces Squadron NCO in charge of commercial vehicle inspection, takes decorating for that specific holiday to the next level for base residents to enjoy.