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  • Dover AFB Fall Wingman Series takes flight

    Team Dover hosted a Fall Wingman Day Series Sept. 16-18, 2020, to focus on comprehensive Airmen fitness and resiliency.
  • Total Force Airmen perform and test C-5M engine change process

    Four Total Force maintenance squadrons’ efforts culminated in conducting the first C-5M Super Galaxy engine change in six years Sept. 8, 2020.
  • 436th MXS volunteers apply elbow grease, save money

    Volunteers from the 436th Maintenance Squadron aircraft hydraulic section gave a McDonnell Douglas VC-9C a much-needed exterior cleaning Aug. 25-26 at the Air Mobility Command Museum.During its time in service, the VC-9C was also known as “Air Force Two” and served to transport Vice Presidents Walter Mondale, George H.W. Bush, Dan Quayle, Al Gore
  • Dover AFB hosts 9/11 memorial event

    On Sept. 11, 2001, the attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City, New York, and the Pentagon in Washington changed our country forever. A fourth plane crashed into a Pennsylvania field when the passengers and crew members of United Airlines Flight 93 attempted to take back control of their hijacked aircraft. Nearly 3,000 people lost their lives that day. On the 19th anniversary of the deadliest terrorist attacks in U.S. history, Dover AFB paused to remember the men and women who lost their lives by honoring them during a 9/11 memorial event.
  • Dover Airmen reroute cargo, saves millions

    The 436th Aerial Port Squadron saved approximately $5 million through collaborative efforts with the 618th Air Operations Center to reroute and resource cargo missions through the installation. Dover AFB is home of the Department of Defense’s largest aerial port, which is a hub for many strategic airlift missions. However, COVID-19 has complicated many of those missions.
  • Dover facilitates fast flights with One-Stop program

    The Dover One-Stop Program is the culmination of a few Airmen providing rapid customer service to flight crews departing the base. The concept evolved over several years here at Dover and throughout Air Mobility Command with the intent of preparing flight crews to be ready to go and sent out the door as fast as possible. The main goal is to save time and effort by having all pre-departure items planned out and prepared for flight crews.
  • Total Force Airmen: Supporting the DoD - in and out of uniform

    Splitting work between a federal entity and the Air National Guard can pose a challenge, let alone having the two work environments more than 600 miles away from each other. For Maryland native Rachel Johnson, she is both an evidence custodian for the Department of Defense DNA Operations at the Armed Forces Medical Examiner System, Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, and is also a unit training manager in the Air National Guard as master sergeant with the 101st Air Refueling Wing in Maine.
  • Team Dover rallies to safeguard aircraft from tropical storm

    DOVER AIR FORCE BASE, Del. – As Tropical Storm Isaias approached the United States, units from the 436th Airlift Wing came together and braced for the storm. Seven C-5M Super Galaxies and seven C-17 Globemaster IIIs were able to evacuate the base and evade the path of the storm in less than 24 hours, protecting approximately $4 billion worth of aircraft.