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  • Command post: Dover’s central nervous system

    When was the last time you thought about your nerves? Not the anxious, butterflies-in-the stomach feeling before your PT test, but the cells that carry electrical impulses throughout your body. Was it when you stubbed your toe, or had pins and needles shooting up your leg because you sat cross-legged too long?
  • Celebrating 70 years of Air Supremacy

    The Air Force celebrates its “Platinum Anniversary” this year after 70 years of independent service.
  • Flying monument reminds Team Dover to never forget

    From a distance, there appeared to be a giant, gray, bug-eyed swamp dragonfly attacking the flightline during the 2017 Thunder Over Dover Open House. Brave and inquisitive people who ventured a closer look discovered it wasn’t some herculean insect, but rather an Army OV-1 Mohawk observation and surveillance aircraft used during the Vietnam War through Operation Desert Storm. An even closer inspection would reveal the gray fuselage was covered end-to-end in hundreds of names – names that memorialize the 1,636 American service members that are still unaccounted for from the Vietnam War.
  • Dover Airman to join Thunderbirds

    But none of this is possible without the support of more than 120 enlisted Airmen working various jobs who keep those jets flying all around the world. One lucky supply troop Airman from the 436th Logistics Readiness Squadron, Senior Airman Samantha Kreiner, is about to join that team.
  • Undercover boss turned ISO Dock mom

    Throughout 2016, Team Dover’s Isochronal Inspection Dock was in the midst of a leadership turnover. They heard they were getting a new commander, and that commander would be a woman.
  • Say What You Have to Say

    DOVER AIR FORCE BASE, Del. - I can save your life todayI choose not to look awayBy speaking up I show I careWe have time, let's be fair.Don't want you to think me a foolI don't want to argue over safety rulesYes, I know you've done it this way beforeBut, this is what our safety program is forI won't walk away from you todayWith my Wingman I will
  • Base, community supports civilian Airman in time of need

    “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.” Everyone has heard or read this proverbial phrase – often seen on Facebook, motivational posters and tee shirts – routinely used to encourage people suffering through hardships. If anyone embodies this concept, it’s Mary Pinkett, 436th Force Support Squadron civilian personnel office clerk.
  • Team Dover selected as AMC Aerial Port of the Future test bed

    In February 2017, approximately 25 scientists and researchers from Air Mobility Command, Air Force, Army, Navy and Department of Defense research labs visited the 436th Aerial Port Squadron to kick off a new initiative: The Aerial Port of the Future.
  • Comprehensive Airman Fitness: Spiritually centered

    When someone is described as spiritual, what does that mean to you? Do you think of a prominent historical religious icon, a famous television evangelist or perhaps a mystic studying arcane teachings?
  • APEX program provides flexibility, efficiency to super port

    Air Mobility Command relies heavily on aerial ports, the central hubs through which all ground and air cargo flows. One of today’s most precious commodities is trained aerial port expediters capable of loading and offloading aircraft in lieu of loadmasters. The ability for aerial ports to plan ahead and load aircraft themselves bolsters these units’ flexibility and efficiency, especially during peak workload times.
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