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  • AMC Museum receives historic missile

    It was a bitter cold and blustery afternoon as museum volunteers, patrons and staff eagerly awaited the arrival of their newest piece -- a LGM-30 Minuteman missile. They peeked from the warmth of the Air Mobility Command museum until one called out, "it's here!" and they all filed out to lay eyes on

  • Holiday budgeting: the 411

    Some people tackle the challenge of budgeting as part of their New Year's resolution, while others resolve to mind their finances only during the holiday season where spending may prove sporadic. The holidays can produce stress and anxiety when it comes to shopping, but it doesn't have to. There are

  • A chat with the wing king

    Col. Rick Moore took command of the 436th Airlift Wing in August 2012. On Dec. 7, he sat down with me to share a bit of his history and views. Let's start from the beginning. What were your goals and aspirations when you joined?I went to the U.S. Air Force Academy to become a doctor. I graduated as

  • Cooking with caution this Thanksgiving

    In preparation for Thanksgiving, the 436th Airlift Wing Safety Office hosted a turkey frying demonstration Nov. 16, 2012. During this demonstration, wing safety members showcased the proper way to handle and cook the turkey. See the images for more information.

  • Out of the frying pan, heading toward the fire

    A WHISTLE ABOVE THE DINRifle muzzles traced left-to-right as the troops entered the earthen village. Apart from the crunch of boots on gravel, there was silence thick as the morning fog that bore the rusty smell of gunpowder. From windows and fence gaps, eyes scanned over the squad. Some inhabitants

  • Dover after dark

    Team DoverĀ is busy 24/7 delivering some of the nation's most precious cargo and personnel. View these photos for a glimpse of operations after dark.

  • Behind the spots: Sparky the fire dog

    Dalmatians have been associated with firemen since the days where they dutifully trotted beside horse-drawn fire engines. Today they can be spotted sitting tall on fire engines during parades, employed as learning tools for children, and even utilized as a mascot by having someone dress in furry

  • Going green

    October kicks off Energy Action Month to promote energy savings and cost effectiveness, but the 436th Logistic Readiness Squadron has been doing its part to help the environment long before the month of October. "As far as going green, we have two different biofuels we just started using E85 ethanol

  • Round one: Montgomery GI Bill vs. Post-9/11 Bill

    According to the Veteran's Administration, the Montgomery GI Bill has been heralded as one of the most significant pieces of legislation ever produced by the federal government -- one that impacted the United States socially, economically and politically. Both the Montgomery GI Bill and the