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  • Quilts of Valor a comfort for complex wartime emotions

    In 2003 Catherine Roberts, a midwife by profession and quilter for 25 years from Seaford, wanted to give a wounded soldier a quilt to bring him comfort during his recovery. "We are a nation at war," said Ms. Roberts. "Warriors need something tangible, a physical representation of love, support and

  • AirVenture Oshkosh: A family event

    Every year Cathy and Roger Tener attend the Experimental Aircraft Association's AirVenture Oshkosh, one of the nation's largest Air Shows. The Teners help out with the Warbirds exhibit, which supports the upkeep of antique military aircraft flying. This year they received an unexpected text message

  • AirVenture Oshkosh brings Airman home

    On July 31, 20 crew members from the 436th and 512th Airlift Wing took a Dover C-5M Super Galaxy to Wisconsin to be part of the Experimental Aircraft Association AirVenture Oshkosh, one of the nation's largest air shows. For many of the crew, this was a chance to interact with the public, but for

  • War hero brought home, laid to rest after 40 years missing in action

    Staff Sgt. Adam Blankenship grew up listening to stories of his Uncle Quincy Adam, but had never gotten to know him. Mr. Adam was a Vietnam vet who was missing in action for 40 years. "My mom used to tell stories about him all the time," said Sergeant Blankenship. "He was a good guy who liked to

  • Stories to tell: Dover spouse becomes published author

    Brenda Tetreault has enjoyed writing for as long as she can remember. She spent her high school days in Coos Bay, Ore., sitting in the back of the class writing stories. "I wrote a lot for my friends," she said. "I would give them stories when I was in junior high and high school. It was just

  • Ground radar techs: keeping the planes flying high

    The 436th Communications Squadron provides more than troubleshooting for computers and telephones; many may not know that one aspect of their job is to help keep planes flying. Ground radar system Airmen provide 24-hour support to the 436th Operations Support Squadron Radar Approach Control

  • Purple Heart vet shares war experience in honor of Independence Day

    Independence Day was days away and laughter could be heard spilling out the double-glass doors at the base Post Office as a half dozen customers shared their weekend plans with "Fred." One by one, as their turn came, patrons handed various-sized packages to Fred and he processed them - smiling and

  • Base mechanics ‘maintain’ excellence

    Nearly eight months of preparation resulted in the 436th Maintenance and Mission Support Groups earning an overall 'excellent' during the Logistics Standardization and Evaluation Program. Now the hard work begins as both groups work to capitalize on their success and maintain the high level of

  • A weekend to remember: The 4 most decorated war heroes

    Monday is a day of remembrance for Team Dover as they take a day to remember the sacrifices of the many servicemembers who came before them. America's security has always rested on the backs of the men and women willing to sacrifice whatever necessary to defend it. Following in the footsteps of our

  • On the road again: Convoys lead the way for ground cargo in Kuwait

    With drives that can last 16 days under the constant threat of attack and convoys up to two-miles long, Airmen deployed from the 436th Logistics Readiness Squadron performs a unique mission in Kuwait. All ground cargo transportation for Iraq originates in Kuwait with the 586th Expeditionary