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  • Community leader shares experiences, helps Airmen

    Chris Locke, 436th Airlift Wing honorary commander and founder of SL24 UnLocke the Light Foundation and Sean’s House, visited Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, to talk with Airmen about mental health and suicide prevention Sept. 28, 2021.
  • Crowe takes command of 436th CS

    Col. Phelemon Williams, left, 436th Mission Support Group commander, passes the 436th Communications Squadron guidon to Lt. Col. Shawn Crowe, 436th CS commander, during a change of command ceremony at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, July 9, 2021. During the ceremony, Crowe took command from Lt. Col. Peter Dell’Accio. The 436th CS plans, installs,
  • Husemann assumes command of 436th AW

    Col. Matthew Husemann took command of the 436th Airlift Wing during an assumption of command ceremony at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, June 4, 2021.
  • 436th AW to hold assumption of command ceremony

    Col. Matthew Husemann will assume command of the 436th Airlift Wing during a ceremony on Dover AFB at 10 a.m. June 4, 2021. Husemann most recently served as vice commander of the 86th Airlift Wing at Ramstein Air Base, Germany.
  • 436th AW commander completes final flight on C-5

    Col. Matthew Jones, 436th Airlift Wing commander, celebrates with colleagues following his fini flight at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, May 4, 2021. A “fini flight” is an Air Force tradition where an Airman and their family celebrate their final flight. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Stephani Barge)
  • Hurricane preparedness: What to know as the 2021 season begins

    There have been four recorded Category 5 hurricanes that have made landfall in the United States:Labor Day Hurricane – 1935Hurricane Camille – 1969Hurricane Andrew – 1992Hurricane Michael – 2018Luckily for Delaware, it is somewhat rare for tropical storms to strike the state directly with hurricane-force winds. Only two storms since 1851 have
  • Air traffic control tower Airman receives certification; first female in over two years at Dover AFB

    In a career field where one wrong decision can lead to destruction, air traffic controllers carry the heavy responsibility of responding to every circumstance with speed, precision and control. Not all trainees can handle the challenges that air traffic control throws their way. Because of this, when an Airman excels in their upgrade training, it is a cause for celebration. Add in that the Airman is female and you have the makings of a career field anomaly.