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  • Playing with fire: don't try this at home

    After fighting fires for 33 years, Brian Cullen, 436th Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Department technical services assistant chief, knows what it takes to put out the heat. That's why he led a live-fire training exercise for the firefighters Nov. 4, at the fire training facility here."Feeling the

  • Through Airmen’s eyes: motivation, dedication

    An Airman from Rosario, Argentina, hopes to become a colonel one day, but in the meantime, is being recognized here by his peers as a motivated and dedicated individual. Airman 1st Class Austin Toniolo, 736th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Composite Tool Kit support technician, is being recognized as

  • Communications: the key to any mission

    The U.S. Air Force is the most powerful air, space and cyberspace program in the world. To stay on top, fast and reliable communication is a must. If the computers, servers or radar systems ever go down, it cripples the ability of the Air Force to complete its mission of "Fly, Fight and Win.""As

  • Understanding DENS

    From the blizzards of 2003 and 2010 to Hurricanes Irene and Sandy, Dover AFB is no stranger to inclement weather. In addition to official 436th Airlift Wing channels, the Delaware Emergency Notification System is a useful tool for emergency notifications.DENS is a reverse 911 call. It is similar to

  • Team Dover youth is All-American wrestler

    Achieving greatness is something all athletes aspire to, but few seldom obtain. One youth here has accomplished that goal at the ripe old age of 12.Francis Morrisey, son of Master Sgt. Francis Morrissey III, recently retired from the 436th Maintenance Squadron, won the Eastern Nationals Wrestling

  • Keeping C-5s in prime fighting condition

    All C-5 Galaxies undergo an inspection here ensuring flight components work properly to extend the life of the Air Force's largest airlifter. Dover Air Force Base's isochronal maintenance dock is run by 436th and 512th Maintenance Group personnel and they conduct the Maintenance Steering Group Three

  • Airman of the month: Dedicated worker

    A young Airman from the state of New York strives to one day make chief master sergeant and in the process is credited by others as being proficient and an indispensable Airman at Dover Air Force Base.Airman Maura Tunney, 436th Airlift Wing emergency action controller, is being recognized as Team

  • Raising morale

    Morale is something which can make or break a military unit. When it is high, unit personnel support the men and women next to them.Booster clubs were created to help keep morale high. The clubs raise money for gifts to show appreciation, as well as provide opportunities for squadron personnel to

  • Helping those in need

    On May 25, three Airmen from the 9th Airlift Squadron embarked on a 36-hour trip from Dover Air Force Base, Del., to Moore, Okla., using their own vehicles and personal leave. Moore was recently hit with by an Enhanced Fujita 5 rated tornado that left thousands of homes destroyed, and many people in

  • Army supports the Air Force mission

    The Army is the only branch in the Department of Defense with a veterinary corps.Not all bases have a veterinary treatment facility, but, Dover Air Force Base, Del., is one that does."Our main priority on Dover AFB is the military working dogs," said Army Staff Sgt. Alicia Altman, Public Health