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  • Childrens Carnival held to honor ‘youngest warriors’

    Clear skies, warm weather and a children march from the housing gate kicked off the annual Childrens Carnival at the Youth Center April 18. The annual event is part of the Month of the Military Child, held every April to honor military children for the sacrifices they have to make. "We do a lot of

  • Planning for an easy out-processing

    The summer season has long been known in the Air Force as 'PCS Season.' A time when many military members receive orders for a new assignment. When a member of Team Dover first gets orders, all the things they have to complete can feel overwhelming. One of their first stops should be the 436th

  • Biggest Winner: over 1900 pounds lost

    With the final weigh in finished and the scores tallied, the Biggest Winner competition came to an end March 17. The Misfits, consisting of 436th Force Support Squadron members Theresa Bald, Mike Prystajko, Steve Cortes, Brian Bumgardner, Tech. Sgt. Chrystal Ortega and Staff Sgt. Mike Gump, took

  • Working towards perfection

    Running a mile and half, measuring the waist, sit ups and push ups. Every Air Force member has done the Physical Training fitness test at least once in their career. Only a few are able to score a perfect 100 on the test. "For me the keys are consistency and balance," said Capt. Nate Vogel, 3rd

  • The value of an education

    A worker with a bachelor degree holder will earn nearly $1 million more than a worker with a high school diploma over their lifetime, according to the Census Bureau. With three colleges on base, several colleges in the local area and a multitude of distance-learning schools on the internet, it's

  • Father witnesses daughters birth half a world away

    Nearly half a world away, Maj. James Foltz watched via Webcam as his wife lay on a hospital bed in Delaware in labor. Then the doctor said words no expecting parents want to hear, 'emergency Caesarean section,' as his wife was rushed into surgery where the Webcam couldn't follow. Stephanie Foltz was

  • C-5M flies in on the wings of Dover AFB heritage

    The C-5M's wheels screeched to a halt on the Dover Air Force Base flightline and taxied in front of a Hangar 706 where a crowd eagerly awaited the arrival of the first Super Galaxy. Seated in that crowd were four Airmen who ushered in Dover's strategic airlift era with the delivery of the base's

  • Dancing to the top: Dover Airman wins a 'Roger'

    Airman from around the world competing in a 10-day Air Force World Wide Talent Contest come not only to try for a seat on the bus for Tops In Blue, but also for a chance to win a Roger or Wilco (first or second place) award. Airman 1st Class Malik Thorne, 436th Maintenance Squadron, traveled all the

  • A lifetime of training

    Growing up in Ohio, with all the childhood memories that Airman 1st Class Shen-Chia Chu has, there were always two passions in her life, singing and playing the violin. "I started playing the violin and singing in the church choir in the third grade," said Airman Chu. "I used to devote my time every

  • Dover Airmen try out for Tops In Blue

    As a former second-place winner in Dover Idol, Staff Sgt. Letisia Eddy hoped she has what it took to be a part of Tops In Blue. Tops In Blue is an expeditionary entertainment unit that travels the world promoting community relations, supporting recruiting efforts, serving as ambassadors for the Air