PHOTOS: A Sneak Peak into this Weekend’s Dover AFB Airshow

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The public will have a rare glimpse into the world of military aviation this Saturday and Sunday at Dover Air Force Base. On static display and flying over the base will be an assortment of historical and modern aircraft. For example, this is the C-17 (call sign “Reach 871”) which flew 823 Afghan citizens from…

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Delaware’s Delegation Works Together to Secure Funding Authorization to Construct New Blood Processing Laboratory

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U.S. Senators Tom Carper and Chris Coons and Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester applauded President Biden signing the annual National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The $886 billion bill supports a 5.2% pay raise for military servicemembers and the Department of Defense civilian workforce. The bill also includes provisions for Delaware, including the authorization of $30.5 million…

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Military Ordnance Turns Up at Assateague for Second Time This Month

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Military ordnance has again been found on Assateague Island, this time in North Ocean Beach.According to the Worcester County Fire Marshal’s Office, National Park Service Rangers reported three suspicious items had washed ashore Tuesday afternoon. The Fire Marshal’s Office and the U.S. Air Force 436th Civil Engineer Squadron Emergency Ordnance Disposal Team based at Dover…

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Dover AFB Conducts Week-long Readiness Exercise

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Dover Air Force Base will conduct the Liberty Eagle Readiness Exercise 2022 this week.According to base officials, services and access will continue as normal. Visitors and housing residents and Team Dover personnel may hear different alarms and messages from the voice system.The exercise is designed to validate the 436th Airlift Wing and 512th Airlift Wing’s…

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Dover AFB Conducts Emergency Response Exercise

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Dover Air Force Base is conducting a base-wide emergency response exercise this week. Base personnel and staff are being tested in a variety of scenarios. Gate closures and delays can be expected at Dover Air Force base, and there will be limited access to facilities. People in the area may also notice more emergency vehicles…

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Dover AFB to conduct C-17 flybys to unite Delaware

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To show support for the brave Americans at the forefront of the fight against COVID-19, a C-17 Globemaster III from Dover Air Force Base will conduct flybys in the cities of Christiana, Dover, Milford, Lewes and Seaford, Delaware, May 6. The flybys will not only honor first responders and medical professionals putting their lives on…

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Dover Air Force Base reports first case of coronavirus

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A service member currently assigned to Dover Air Force Base has tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19). Dover AFB officials announced the case Tuesday evening. Samples from the individual were confirmed at an off-base medical facility in Delaware. The person is currently in isolation in accordance with Department of Defense guidance and all other appropriate public…

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Dover AFB Opens Its Doors to Public this Weekend!

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“Thunder Over Dover Open House and Air Show” comes to Dover Air Force Base this Saturday and Sunday. It will feature aerial performances, and static displays consisting of 20 historical, vintage and current aircraft including the mighty C-5M Super Galaxy and C-17 Globemaster III that call Dover AFB their home! The other aircraft on display…

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Dover Air Force Base Plans D-Day Tribute

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The Dover Air Force Base (DAFB) is planning a tribute that will commemorate the 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion. The infamous World War II battle tribute will take place on Saturday, May 4 from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Air Mobility Command Center. Officials tell WGMD that it will be a significant…

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