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  • US Air Force delivers helicopters, bolsters Australian alliance

    As part of the U.S. Defense Department’s Foreign Military Sales program, 9th Airlift Squadron aircrew from Dover Air Force Base, Delaware transports two CH-47F Chinook helicopters aboard a C-5M Super Galaxy from Dover AFB to Royal Australian Air Force Base Townsville, Australia in early July, further reinforcing the alliance between the two
  • 3rd AS conducts sortie, exercises global airlift capabilities

    A C-17 Globemaster III takes off from Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, July 29, 2021. The C-17 is capable of rapid strategic delivery of troops and all types of cargo to main operating bases or directly to forward bases in a deployment area. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Marco A. Gomez)
  • AFCEC begins rollout of upgraded EOD imaging tech

    TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – The Air Force Civil Engineer Center’s Readiness Directorate has begun delivering upgraded portable imaging X-ray systems to explosive ordnance disposal flights around the Air Force. The new Vidisco Guardian 12 Digital Radiographic X-ray system enhances EOD capabilities by making it easier to view the internal contents
  • ALS Class 21-F graduation: A return to heritage

    The Staff Sgt. Julio Alonso Airman Leadership School, Class 21-F, graduated 29 students during the first post-COVID-19 dinner and graduation ceremony at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, July 22, 2021.Due to COVID-19 guidance initiated by wing leadership, nine ALS classes had to forgo the traditional dinner and graduation ceremony normally held at
  • OST increases readiness, resilience

    In August 2020, Dover Air Force Base developed the Operational Support Team, a five-person medical team that embeds into units for three to four months focusing on preventative care. The team is made up of a physical therapist, physical therapy technician, a social worker, a psychologist and a strength coach, providing on-site care, training and preventative fitness and mental health techniques tailored to each squadron’s needs.
  • C-5 aircrew supports global airlift

    A Dover Air Force Base C-5M Super Galaxy sits on the flight line at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, July 13, 2021. Dover AFB C-5s provide outsized cargo delivery worldwide to meet Department of Defense, Department of State and presidential mobility requirements. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Faith Schaefer)
  • Dover AFB assists Airmen during DFAC closure

    The Patterson Dining Facility closed for renovations on its electrical systems and walk-in refrigerator, July 12, 2021.  Dover Air Force Base leaders have initiated several programs and options for dorm residents to ensure quality of life during the closure.
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