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  • 436th CS unit marshals protect personnel, assets

    The 436th Communications Squadron held a ribbon-cutting ceremony at their in-house Unit Marshal Program’s armory Oct. 24, 2019.The 436th CS is the first squadron in the Air Force to create its own arming area in support of the UMP.The UMP is designed as an active shooter deterrent program, since 436th CS UMs do not respond to threats outside of the
  • Thunder Over Dover 2019 celebrates Air Force heritage, future

    Approximately 40,000 people visited Dover AFB for the 2019 Thunder Over Dover Air Show and Open House Sept. 14-15, 2019.
  • 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.
  • Dover, Ramstein set standard for AMOW C-5 maintenance training

    More than 30 U.S. Air Force Reserve aircraft maintainers assigned to the 512th Airlift Wing along with a 436th Airlift Wing C-5M Super Galaxy aircraft and crew traveled to Ramstein AB Nov. 23, 2018, to assist the 521st Air Mobility Operations Wing with vital hands-on, airframe-specific training.
  • Team Dover leads the way in CRAF IPE readiness exercise

    Members of the 436th Logistics Readiness Squadron and 436th Aerial Port Squadron participated in a first-of-its-kind, week-long Civil Reserve Air Fleet individual protective equipment readiness exercise Nov. 13-17, 2017.
  • Air Force delivers doctors, aid to Florida

    Three C-17s from Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina and Dover Air Force Base, Delaware flew more than 300 doctors, nurses and other medical professionals to Orlando Sept. 9, in anticipation of Hurricane Irma’s landfall Sept. 10.
  • Team Dover Airman receives STEP promotion, one of 14 in AMC

    Lt. Gen. Samuel Cox, 18th Air Force commander, presented then Staff Sgt. Chad Hardesty, 436th Force Support Squadron Airman Leadership School instructor, a promotion to technical sergeant through the Stripes for Exceptional Performers promotion program at an all call here March 3, 2017.
  • AMC command chief joins Team Dover to celebrate women’s history

    Team Dover celebrated Women’s History Month during the month of March, 2017.
  • Aerial Port launches AMC evaluation program

    The Air Force places a premium on safety, adherence to guidelines and compliance with regulations. A new Air Mobility Command initiative aims to improve an existing Aerial Port evaluation program by aligning it with the Air Force Inspection System standards and terminology. The 436th Aerial Port Squadron was selected to pilot the inaugural Air Transportation Standardization and Evaluations Program, which brings significant changes to the way evaluations are conducted and the data collected. The squadron rolled out the new program July 1, 2016.
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