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  • Exercise tests Team Dover readiness

    Dover Air Force Base held a base-wide Force Protection Major Accident Response Exercise (FPMARE) Oct. 6-7, 2021.This exercise tested the response capabilities of Airmen from units in the 436th Airlift Wing, as well as their reserve counterparts in the 512th Airlift Wing.“This week tested the resolve of our Total Force Airmen and leaders through
  • Dover AFB hosts 2021 Special Olympics Cycling Classic

    More than 40 cyclists competed in the Special Olympics Delaware 2021 Cycling Classic at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, Oct. 2, 2021.After the 2020 event was cancelled due to the COVID pandemic, cyclists representing five teams from Delaware and one from Virginia returned to Dover AFB to participate in 500-meter, 1K, 2K, 5K bicycle and tricycle
  • Dover AFB delivers during Operation Allies Refuge

    Airmen from Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, contributed to the largest noncombatant evacuation operation mission in history, Operation Allies Refuge, Aug. 15-30, 2021.During the two-week operation, aircrews from the 3rd Airlift Squadron flew more than 90 missions in the C-17 Globemaster III, transporting over 7,000 passengers and more than 200
  • Patterson DFAC officially reopens, celebrates AF birthday

    After closing for approximately two months due to renovations and upgrades, the Patterson Dining Facility officially reopened Sept. 17, 2021 at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware.Food service resumed normal operations Sept. 10, with a soft reopening allowing military and civilian personnel assigned to the facility a chance to familiarize themselves
  • Team Dover remembers: 20th anniversary of 9/11

    Team Dover commemorated the 20th Anniversary of 9/11 with a ruck march and a remembrance ceremony. Beginning at 8:46 a.m. on Sept. 10, members of Team Dover rucked or ran at the base track for just over a 24-hour period, before a procession of first response vehicles made their way to the Air Mobility Command Museum for the 9/11 Remembrance
  • 20 years later: A chief remembers 9/11

    Where were you on Sept. 11, 2001 at 8:46 a.m. eastern daylight time?The ability to recall where you were and what you were doing on specific dates as history unfolded is something nearly everyone can relate to. Etched into one’s mind are dates such as the Space Shuttle Challenger explosion Jan. 28, 1986; President George H.W. Bush announcing the

    Col. Matt Husemann, 436th Airlift Wing commander, has implemented Health Protection Condition (HPCON) Bravo Aug. 11, 2021.