Tag: Dover Air Force Base
  • MacDill supports joint force exercise

    For around a week, the skies over MacDill Air Force Base, Florida buzzed with the sounds of HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopters, as the base hosted a Joint Force deployment readiness exercise.
  • Airlift unit tests mettle in joint Patriot Palm exercise

    A 315th Airlift Wing unit finished its most recent joint-service training exercise Jan. 29 at Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Hawaii. Teaming up with FEMA, the FBI, Army, Coast Guard and Marine Corps, the 315th Contingency Response Flight completed Exercise Patriot Palm, a joint-service emergency and natural disaster response exercise, coordinated by the Air Force Reserve, designed to integrate first responders from federal, state and local agencies, and the military by providing rapid response training.
  • Chiefs' longtime rivalry still going strong

    A sit-down interview with two chief master sergeants at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, recently mirrored a casting call for the next rendition of a “Grumpier Old Men” movie. The lightning fast quips and slams shared between Bryan Ford and Robert Wright dates back to the 1980s, when the two lived only six miles apart and attended rival high schools
  • Dover Reserve wing trains with Coast Guard

    A Dover Air Force Base Airman is basket lifted by a Coast Guard H-65 Dolphin helicopter during water survival training Aug. 6, 2016 at Bowers Beach, Del. Airmen with the 512th and 436th Airlift Wings performed water survival training focusing on treading water, raft survival, and the basket-lift helicopter evacuation. (U.S. Air Force Photo/ Tech.
  • 'Just let me serve the country that has given me everything'

    When Staff Sgt. Olorunyomi Martins talks about the debt of gratitude he owes to his adoptive country, one can’t help believing the American Dream is alive and well.A native of southwest Nigeria, Martins arrived at John F. Kennedy International Airport in 2003 with $750 in his pocket. He felt like a rich man.That money and a passion for higher
  • Fog doesn't stop Dover mission

    Tech. Sgt. Christine King, 512th Airlift Wing, helps active-duty Airmen prior to the C-17 Globemaster III aircraft launch on Dover Air Force Base, Del., March 17, 2016. Reservists and active-duty Airmen work side-by-side daily in maintenance and other career fields, fostering Total Force Integration within Team Dover. (U.S. Air Force photos/ Capt.