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  • 436th Maintenance Squadron mission continues despite COVID-19

    The 436th Maintenance Squadron technicians still keep the mission going despite COVID-19, ensuring the C-5s of the world’s greatest Air Force are up and running.
  • Bedrock: Dover’s innovation foundation

    Innovation has been pivotal to our nation’s progress throughout history, and it remains integrally important in today’s competitive world.
  • Bedrock: Dover AFB’s innovation foundation

    Dover is one of about 40 bases in the Air Force that have Phoenix Spark labs where Airmen can meet to discuss processes, propose ideas and find solutions to resolve problems. The terms “Phoenix Spark lab” and “innovation lab” are interchangeable, sharing the same goal: empowering Airmen to develop ideas to support the warfighter at home station or downrange. Dover AFB’s innovation lab was officially chartered in January 2019. “We chose the name ‘Bedrock’ because at the core of it [the lab], it’s the foundation of all the different avenues. Whether it’s Continuous Process Improvement, Spark innovation or Airman Powered by Innovation [now known as IdeaScale] or any of the other programs that fix problems for Airmen, we just want to be the foundation for all of that,” said Capt. Patterson Hill, 436th Airlift Wing chief of innovation.
  • AMC continues to pursue fuel efficiency initiatives

    SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill.  -- From electronic flight bags to flight management system modifications, Air Mobility Command Airmen are contributing innovative and cost-saving ways to enhance the command’s fuel efficiency. According to Lt. Col. Vince Zabala, AMC’s fuel efficiency program manager, energy costs for the Air Force total nearly $8
  • JB McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, Travis AFB named next KC-46A locations

    Air Force officials selected Joint Base McGuire Dix Lakehurst, New Jersey, and Travis Air Force Base, California, as the preferred locations for the next two active-duty-led KC-46A Pegasus bases.
  • Unique C-5 completes Major ISO inspection

    Dover AFB is home to a fleet of 18 C-5M Super Galaxy intercontinental-range strategic airlifters, the Air Force’s largest transport aircraft. It is also home to the Air Force’s only facility capable of conducting Major Isochronal Inspections on C-5 aircraft.
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