News

  • Myths and facts about the vax — debunking common COVID-19 vaccine myths

    The COVID-19 vaccine has been mandated across the Department of Defense and despite its demonstrated effectiveness and safety, a host of myths have left some Airmen and Guardians hesitant to receive it. While social media posts and some news outlets may make it harder to keep up with what is fact or

  • AF Surgeon General talks about COVID, innovation, leadership

    Lt. Gen. Dorothy Hogg, U.S. Air Force surgeon general, accompanied by Chief Master Sgt. Dawn Kolczynski, AF SG chief of medical operations, toured and learned about the Transport Isolation System aboard a C-17 Globemaster III, June 26, 2020.While inside the TIS, Maj. Mark Dellinger, 36th Aeromedical

  • SAPR program unaffected by COVID-19, social distancing

    The Sexual Assault Prevention and Response program provided support for victims of sexual assault during the shelter-in-place and significantly reduced manning orders and continues to provide support throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.To abide by social distancing and sanitization guidelines, the SAPR

  • CATM classes continue, using COVID-19 guidelines

    Combat Arms Training and Maintenance instructors assigned to the 436th Security Forces Squadron resumed training and qualification classes for Team Dover members by incorporating established COVID-19 social distancing and sanitization guidelines to provide a safe training environment while meeting

  • New roles, unexpected challenges for DAFB Battle Staff

    On March 12, 2020, Col. Matthew Jones, 436th Airlift Wing commander, activated a battle staff composed of cross-functional experts from throughout the base to prepare for battle against the invisible enemy, COVID-19.As the coronavirus enveloped the world in a global pandemic, and much of our nation