A change in policy marked the first time in approximately 20 years that the names of dedicated crew chiefs were unveiled on an Air Mobility Command C-5M Super Galaxy and C-17 Globemaster III.
Approximately 40,000 people visited Dover AFB for the 2019 Thunder Over Dover Air Show and Open House Sept. 14-15, 2019.
Did you know the Air Force is the largest consumer of fuel in the Department of Defense? This may not surprise you, if say, you’ve ever watched a sortie of F-35s complete an aerial refueling, or witnessed a C-5 lift (seemingly) effortlessly into the sky. In fact, the Air Force consumes approximately
Kurt Busch, driver of the No. 41 Stewart-Haas Racing Ford Fusion car, flies in a C-5M simulator May 3, 2018, at Dover Air Force Base, Del. Along with the C-5, Busch also flew a C-17 Globemaster III simulator later that day. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Zoe M. Wockenfuss)
An all-female C-17 Globemaster III crew performed a local flight March 5, 2018, in honor of Senior Master Sgt. Lori Tascione’s final flight before retirement at Dover AFB.
The 3d Airlift Squadron supported Exercise RAPID RESCUE May 15 – 18, 2017, providing transportation and simulated aeromedical evacuation along the East Coast.
A C-17 Globemaster III assigned to the 3rd Airlift Squadron conducted semi-prepared landing operations June 25, 2016, at Fort Riley, Kansas.