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  • Lt. Gen. Miller and CMSgt Temple visit Air Force Mortuary Affairs Operations

    Air Force Mortuary Affairs Operations hosted Lt. Gen. Caroline Miller, the Headquarters Air Force Deputy Chief of Staff for Manpower, Personnel and Services and Chief Master Sgt. Thomas Temple, HAF Manpower, Personnel and Services senior enlisted leader, Nov. 16, for an orientation and the chance to

  • Eyes on the Pies

    At Air Force Mortuary Affairs Operations, the resiliency team constantly provides an array of activities to bolster the wellness of its team members. One event in particular looks to cut through the surface of self-reflection one slice and song at a time.

  • Operating Location-Europe Airmen fulfill AFMAO mission overseas

    Dover Air Force Base, Delaware may be the site of the DoD’s only port mortuary in the continental United States, but it is not AFMAO’s only operating location. To provide dignity, honor and respect worldwide to the fallen, AFMAO relies on operating locations in Europe, Japan and Hawaii.

  • Spc. Denisha M. Montgomery honored in dignified transfer Aug. 15

    A U.S. Army carry team transfers the remains of Spc. Denisha M. Montgomery of Elizabethtown, Kentucky, Aug. 15, 2022 at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware. Montgomery was assigned to the 139th Military Police Company, Fort Stewart, Georgia. (U.S. Air Force photo by Jason Minto)

  • Air Force Tech. Sgt. Lee E. Ware honored in dignified transfer Aug. 9

    A U.S. Air Force carry team transfers the remains of Tech. Sgt. Lee E. Ware of Simi Valley, California Aug. 9, 2022 at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware. Ware was assigned to the 352nd Special Operations Wing, Royal Air Force Mildenhall, England. (U.S. Air Force photo by Jason Minto)

  • AFMAO Airman selected for commission months after STEP promotion

    Ask Tech. Sgt. Jacob Jones to describe the successes of the last seven months, and he'll come up with one word - "Unbelievable." Jones, NCOIC of Readiness and Plans for Air Force Mortuary Affairs Operations, was selected for a promotion to technical sergeant in December through the Stripes for

  • Deployed Airman shares how mission differs from home unit

    Like any other mission in the Air Force, each member assigned to Air Force Mortuary Affairs Operations plays a specific role in order for the mission to succeed. Staff Sgt. Zamiyah Warner is a reservist assigned to the 512th Memorial Affairs Squadron, Dover Air Force Base, Delaware. As a an Airman

  • Readiness and Plans Division prepares AFMAO for inspections

    Nearly every organization in the DoD is familiar with inspections, whether internal or from outside agencies. Air Force Mortuary Affairs Operations is no different, and the team in the Readiness and Plans Division are responsible for ensuring AFMAO stays compliant at every level.

  • AFMAO warehouse ready at a moment's notice

    Air Force Mortuary Affairs Operations serves as the sole DoD port mortuary in the United States. With such a demanding mission, maintaining the appropriate amount of resources to stay mission ready is no easy task. AFMAO’s six-person Resources Division is responsible for managing that task, and a