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  • 436th Airlift Wing leaders visit Westover

    U.S. Air Force Col. Chris McDonald, 436th Airlift Wing commander, speaks to Airmen of 436th Maintenance Squadron, Operating Location Alpha at Westover Air Reserve Base, Massachusetts, Feb. 7, 2024. During the visit, McDonald also toured the C-5M Isochronal Maintenance Dock. (U.S. Air Force photo by

  • Preparing the C-5M Super Galaxy for delivery

    U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Broden McDonald, 9th Airlift Squadron flight engineer, straightens a communication cable from a C-5M Super Galaxy at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, Feb. 7, 2024. The C-5M Super Galaxy was delivered to Westover Air Reserve Base, Massachusetts for an isochronal maintenance

  • AFMES earns accreditation

    After more than a year of research and application, the Armed Forces Medical Examiner System (AFMES) Forensic Pathology Investigations (FPI) division recently received its accreditation through the National Association of Medical Examiners (NAME). The NAME is a premier professional organization for

  • 9th AS transport NOAA GOES-U weather satellite

    KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. – Aircrew assigned to the 9th Airlift Squadron transported a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite, GOES-U, from Buckley Space Force Base, Colorado, to Kennedy Space Center, Florida, aboard a C-5M Super Galaxy,

  • Team Dover tests innovative drone program

    The T-tail of a C-5 M Super Galaxy aircraft extends a towering 65 feet in the air, a height that can make performing maintenance a difficult and dangerous task.Team Dover in cooperation with a civilian aviation company tested out a drone program for an autonomous aircraft inspection project in a

  • 9th AS Pelicans prepare to FLUSH

    About a dozen C-5M Super Galaxy pilots and flight engineers assigned to the 9th Airlift Squadron conducted Fleet Launch Under Severe Hazards or FLUSH checklist training on Jan. 29, 2024.

  • 436th APS Spouse Immersion Tour

    Team Dover members pose for a photo during the 436th Aerial Port Squadron Spouse Immersion tour at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, Jan. 26, 2024. The tour allowed spouses the opportunity to learn and experience the different jobs within the “Super Port.” (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class

  • Miyagi delegation visits Dover AFB

    Members of the Miyagi Prefecture delegation from Japan, pose for a group photo at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, Jan. 23, 2024. The delegation met with 436th Airlift Wing leadership to embody the growing bond between the “sister cities.” (U.S. Air Force photo by Zachary Cacicia)