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  • Cybersecurity Awareness Month - Secure Teleworking

    While teleworking is not a new concept, the COVID pandemic highlighted the complexities of working efficiently, productively and most importantly, securely from home. Operating under the emerging constraints of COVID and the need for social distancing, the Air Force quickly adapted by implementing secure ways for more than 300,000 personnel to
  • Dover AFB hosts 2021 Special Olympics Cycling Classic

    More than 40 cyclists competed in the Special Olympics Delaware 2021 Cycling Classic at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, Oct. 2, 2021.After the 2020 event was cancelled due to the COVID pandemic, cyclists representing five teams from Delaware and one from Virginia returned to Dover AFB to participate in 500-meter, 1K, 2K, 5K bicycle and tricycle
  • Patterson DFAC officially reopens, celebrates AF birthday

    After closing for approximately two months due to renovations and upgrades, the Patterson Dining Facility officially reopened Sept. 17, 2021 at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware.Food service resumed normal operations Sept. 10, with a soft reopening allowing military and civilian personnel assigned to the facility a chance to familiarize themselves
  • Team Dover remembers: 20th anniversary of 9/11

    Team Dover commemorated the 20th Anniversary of 9/11 with a ruck march and a remembrance ceremony. Beginning at 8:46 a.m. on Sept. 10, members of Team Dover rucked or ran at the base track for just over a 24-hour period, before a procession of first response vehicles made their way to the Air Mobility Command Museum for the 9/11 Remembrance
  • Dover AFB, USDA turn lights out on Spotted Lanternfly

    The U.S. Air Force selected the 436th Civil Engineer Squadron pest management section as the lead test hub for future Spotted Lanternfly mitigation practices for military aircraft.The U.S. Department of Agriculture has described the Spotted Lanternfly as an invasive insect, native to Asia, that can cause damage to crops, ornamental trees, vineyards
  • Dover AFB leads joint, interagency survival training

    COAST GUARD STATION INDIAN RIVER INLET, Del. – Imagine being in a yellow life raft in the middle of the ocean after surviving an aircraft incident. There is an aircraft flying several hundred feet overhead. The best chance of being rescued lies in an ability to use the issued survival equipment to signal the position to the aircraft. While this situation might seem far-fetched, it is a very real possibility for aircrew members flying out of Dover Air Force Base, Delaware.

    Col. Matt Husemann, 436th Airlift Wing commander, has implemented Health Protection Condition (HPCON) Bravo Aug. 11, 2021.
  • 3rd AS conducts sortie, exercises global airlift capabilities

    A C-17 Globemaster III takes off from Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, July 29, 2021. The C-17 is capable of rapid strategic delivery of troops and all types of cargo to main operating bases or directly to forward bases in a deployment area. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Marco A. Gomez)
  • ALS Class 21-F graduation: A return to heritage

    The Staff Sgt. Julio Alonso Airman Leadership School, Class 21-F, graduated 29 students during the first post-COVID-19 dinner and graduation ceremony at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, July 22, 2021.Due to COVID-19 guidance initiated by wing leadership, nine ALS classes had to forgo the traditional dinner and graduation ceremony normally held at