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  • New engine maintenance platforms safer, more efficient: ‘no brainer’

    Innovation: the act or process of introducing new ideas, devices or methods. Some people liken change to a destructive force, others embrace it. The 736th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron recently acquired C-17 Engine Maintenance Platforms hoping they would increase safety and streamline the engine inspection process.
  • From Honorary Commander to AMC Civic Leader

    Whether making a cake for customers or working with Airmen at the base, Dawne Nickerson-Banez has baked her heart into the local community and the lives of Team Dover Airmen. Possessing all the right ingredients and tools has been Nickerson-Banez's key to success as a business owner, honorary commander at Dover AFB and now Air Mobility Command
  • Together we lift

    On a Saturday morning it was brisk enough that four Team Dover athletes could see their breath while jumping up and down in place, trying to stay warm and keep their nerves in check prior to the competition.Fitness can be a common tie for service members, but for these Airmen they have an even stronger tie to each other after their involvement in
  • A Face of Team Dover 2015: Vol. 2, No. 4

    Highlighting the numerous Airmen that serve at Dover Air Force Base, "A Face of Team Dover" will introduce you to the individuals that make Team Dover "Deliver Excellence."Rank: Tech. Sgt.Name: Christopher N. HallSquadron: 326th Airlift SquadronDuty Title:  C-17 Globemaster III loadmaster instructorMonths and/or years in the Air Force: 13
  • A Face of Team Dover 2015: Vol. 2, No. 3

    Highlighting the numerous Airmen that serve at Dover Air Force Base, "A Face of Team Dover" will introduce you to the individuals that make Team Dover "Deliver Excellence."Rank: Guinea PigName: RupertSquadron: 436th Force Support SquadronDuty Title: Unofficial youth center mascotMonths and/or years in the Air Force: 1 year and 8 monthsMonths and/or
  • NCO banishes mountain of paperwork to the PIT

    As years of logbooks and paper records stacked up in the 436th Airlift Wing Non-destructive Inspection lab, they needed to find a way to improve both their record logging system and their efficiency.Leadership knew they had a young, computer savvy Airman and they turned to him for the answer."They knew I was good with computers and asked for my
  • Team Dover women weave their stories to strengthen others

    In 1948, Staff Sgt. Esther Blake, the first woman in the United States Air Force, unintentionally set the path for women to follow as members of the Air Force for generations to come.Since Blake, thousands of women have joined the Air Force to become aviators, commanders, technicians, generals and have had successful careers, while still
  • Museum volunteer shares story of service

    It was January 1945, the Battle of the Bulge was coming to an end and 21 year old Lt. Donald Clark found himself piloting a C-47A Skytrain over the Western Front. Its cargo bay, loaded with gasoline and ammunition, was on its way to Lt. Gen. George Patton's 3rd U.S. Army and its tanks, as they began their push into Germany.  Flash-forward 70 years;
  • A Face of Team Dover 2015: Vol. 2, No. 2

    Highlighting the numerous Airmen that serve at Dover Air Force Base, "A Face of Team Dover" will introduce you to the individuals that make Team Dover "Deliver Excellence."Rank: Staff SergeantName: James PittsSquadron: 436th Aerial Port Squadron, Packing and Crating SectionDuty Title: Traffic Management JourneymanMonths and/or years in the Air
  • Airman's Attic: It's all about giving back

    Moving into a new home can be exciting and fun, but it can also be stressful and take its toll on Airmen's finances.For Airmen living in the dorms, this could be their first time living on their own and they have not yet endured the financial obligations that come with moving into a new home. There are applications fees, first and last month's
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