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  • 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 Evacuation Squadron training flight commander,
  • 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 program implemented new means of sexual assault
  • 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 mission needs.Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, M4
  • 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 hunkered down to stay safe, the men and women of
  • 436th Airlift Wing Legal Office maintains mission despite COVID-19

    COVID-19 changed the way the 436th Airlift Wing Legal Office at Dover Air Force Base operates to continue providing legal assistance for military justice cases to Airmen and commanders.Following guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the State of Delaware and the 436th AW commander, the legal office shifted to conducting most
  • 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 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.
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