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  • Base family raises Guiding Eyes for the Blind

    Heidi Luba believes it's important to raise her children with a strong civic-minded ethic to give back to the community. What she didn't fully realize before she and her family embarked on a journey to raise and train a Guiding Eyes for the Blind guide dog is how much they would receive back in

  • Major source of strength for former AFJROTC member

    When a $1,000 scholarship essay contest for "The most important person in my life" was held for Air Force Club members and their dependants, Kimberly Hollowell thought of one person; her former Air Force Junior ROTC Instructor, Maj. Jose Troche. Hollowell, who took AFJROTC all four years of high

  • Dental lab artists, technicians help Dover AFB maintain oral health

    Many people may be surprised to know there are some jobs in the Air Force that require a palette and a brush. For the 436th Dental Squadron, the dental laboratory works behind-the-scenes with what resembles an artisan's painting brush to apply porcelain on metal substructures in order to make a

  • Dover AFB youth earns spot in magazine’s ‘Cute Kid’ semi-finals

    It took one Dover Air Force Base NCO six months to receive confirmation for something he's known for twenty months - his daughter is officially one adorable child. In July, Tech. Sgt. John Dewey Carlton III, 436th Medical Operations Squadron NCO in charge of Ambulance Response Team, was notified by

  • Buzzing BEEs keep Dover safe

    Medical technicians record your body measurements and temperature, blood pressure and other symptoms or issues, but there's one kind of technician that's protecting your wellbeing you may never meet in person. The 436th Aerospace Medicine Squadron Bioenvironmental Engineering technicians, or BEEs,

  • Command Post keeps gears turning on global mobility

    Buried in a building here is a pitch dark room with no windows that is packed with computer and projection screens. Watching these monitors are the disembodied, silhouetted heads of 436th Airlift Wing Command Post controllers, who work behind the scenes to keep Dover's global airlift mission

  • Team Dover hosts history and tradition

    Attending a ball evokes images of graceful dancing, exquisite cuisine and finely-dressed men and women. The most familiar ball in the U.S. is the Inaugural Ball held after the inauguration of the president. Balls can serve to mark an important event, and the Air Force Ball is no different. Team

  • Fleet services provides comfort for aircrew, passengers

    Similar to a Special Weapons and Tactics unit, Airman Bullock signals his team to move out when a target's in sight. "Fleet control fleet four," said Senior Airman Ted Bullock, 436th Aerial Port Squadron fleet services, with a call-radio in hand. "Arrive at Sierra row, ready to go." The team rushes

  • Reservists train, prepare for ORI

    Bandaging and splinting injuries, donning chemical warfare gear, securing building perimeters, and clearing weapons was how more than 100 Airmen from the 512th Airlift Wing spent their July Unit Training Assembly. The training served as final preparation for Airmen participating in this month's

  • 436th AMXS launches and recovers aircraft for ORI

    It takes a lot of maintenance to keep a C-5 Galaxy in the air, supporting warfighters in Iraq and Afghanistan. The job of providing safe, reliable C-5s for Dover's pilots to fly is left up to the 436th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron. AMXS generates every jet on base, processes its own cargo and