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  • “Pros from Dover” rewrite Red Flag’s playbook

    "There's no shame in getting sick," Maj. Christian Fiore said with a smile during an unofficial pre-flight briefing, May 3 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. "Just use those little bags that we give you and keep on." The 326th Airlift Squadron pilot from Dover Air Force Base, Del., was joined by fellow

  • Training to fly, fight and win

    Team Dover aircrew members embarked on a unique training mission May 17, 2013 from Dover Air Force Base, Del., to Gunnison-Crested Butte Regional Airport, Colo., to practice maneuver, arrivals and departures at high altitude airfields.The Fly-Away Tactics Training helps aircrews get a feel for

  • Airman of the Month

    Each year people join the Air Force for different reasons, some join because they like airplanes.Airman 1st Class Jovani Montenegro, 436th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, joined the military in 2011 after going to college for aviation and decided he wanted a career in the aviation field.

  • Focus on FSS: Helping children grow

    A common concern for parents is where to send their children for daycare while they work. The Air Force offers child care to alleviate the stress of this decision. The Child Development Center and Youth Center give children on Dover Air Force Base, a safe place to learn and grow. The CDC can

  • The five time winner of the personal growth scholarship

    Alden Tonkay, son of Jack Tonkay, Joint Personal Effects Depot information technology specialist, and Laurie Tonkay, Welch Elementary School third-grade school teacher, earned the Carson Scholarship for 2012.The Carson Scholars Fund picks students not only for their scholastic accomplishments, but

  • The giant voice has a name: Command post

    Imagine a nice warm summer afternoon, a cool breeze keeps it just right for a nap. As you begin to fall asleep, you hear a booming voice on the base speaker system doing a test.The operators of the system, and that voice you hear, are one of the bases most important assets."I always envisioned

  • Focus on FSS: Healthy food for better Airmen

    The Patterson Dining Facility, which has been around since 1972, ensures that Airmen on Dover Air Force Base, Del., are provided with the healthiest foods to accomplish their mission. The DFAC serves about 600-700 Airmen a day and has four different meal periods breakfast, lunch, dinner and midnight

  • Airman helps save civilians from burning car

    Sometimes the Air Force training, such as Self Aid and Buddy Care, that Airmen are taught in their careers can be very helpful in everyday life.This proved to be true for Senior Airman Tyler Bagby, 436th Communications Squadron communications focal point controller, and his wife Stevie Bagby, a

  • Focus on FSS: Gym helps make stronger Airmen

    Constructed in 2012 the Fitness Center at Dover Air Force Base, Del., uses outstanding fitness to create outstanding Airmen.The fitness center has a variety of different fitness and group exercise classes to promote physical fitness, well being and esprit de corps while also getting in a fun

  • Dover IMA Reservist battles brain cancer

    Sometimes a headache is just a headache. Other times it can be the sign of something much worse.Just ask Maj. Shawn Boyle, an Individual Mobilization Augmentee reservist with the 436th Airlift Wing/Judge Advocate office. Boyle, who lives outside of Pittsburgh, Pa., was experiencing what he thought