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  • Dover AFB Fire Prevention Week 2023

    Sparky, the Fire Prevention Week mascot, hands out fireman hats before the 2023 Fire Prevention Week Parade on Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, Oct. 13, 2023. Fire Prevention Week is a nation-wide observation that teaches people how to stay safe in case of a fire. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st

  • No place like Dover AFB EOD

    The 436th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal flight has a unique mission set compared to other U.S. Air Force EOD flights.Dover AFB’s location, near major metropolitan areas such as Baltimore, Maryland, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, New York City, New York, and Washington, D.C.,

  • More than just managers: dorm leaders leading the way

    At Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, one small team of airman dorm leaders manage multiple dormitories which house over 360 occupants. No matter what traditional background they came from, the group all share the same goal as an ADL team: to mentor and manage the dorms in order to provide Airmen with

  • AF Director of Civil Engineers visits Team Dover

    Brig. Gen. William H. Kale III, left, Air Force Director of Civil Engineers, Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics, Engineering and Force Protection, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, the Pentagon, Arlington, Virginia, and Tech. Sgt. Heather Truitt, right, 436th Civil Engineer Squadron operations

  • Engineers complete off-site readiness training

    Members from the 436th Civil Engineer Squadron recently traveled to the Regional Training Site at Fort Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania to complete a 96-hour training exercise requirement. The purpose of the exercise was to prepare the squadron to respond to mission needs anywhere in the world.

  • Dover AFB, USDA turn lights out on Spotted Lanternfly

    The U.S. Air Force selected the 436th Civil Engineer Squadron pest management section as the lead test hub for future Spotted Lanternfly mitigation practices for military aircraft.The U.S. Department of Agriculture has described the Spotted Lanternfly as an invasive insect, native to Asia, that can

  • 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

  • 436th CES members assist Dyess AFB recover from winter storms

    Recent winter storms left Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, with infrastructure damage in excess of $1.4 million. To assist in the recovery efforts following the storm, the 436th Civil Engineer Squadron deployed three Airmen to Dyess AFB to repair plumbing and drywall, as well as heating, ventilation and