News

  • Remains of fighter pilot hero return home after 10 years

    This week, nearly 10 years after he was killed in combat operations in Iraq, U.S. forces brought home the remains of F-16 pilot Maj. Troy Gilbert, who died saving the lives of U.S. service members and coalition allies.

  • Runway reopens with ribbon cutting ceremony

    More than 200 members of Team Dover and the local community attended a ribbon cutting ceremony Sept. 23, 2016, on the flightline behind the 436th Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Department on Dover AFB. Those in attendance included several U.S. senators, local government members and members of the

  • Snapshot: Team Dover celebrates 69 years of heritage

    Team Dover’s most senior and junior members along with Dan Clark, guest speaker, prepare to cut the cake during the Air Force Ball Sept. 17, 2016, at Dover Downs in Dover, Del. It is Air Force tradition for the most senior and most junior members to cut the cake. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior

  • Computer-based reporting system ensures base compliance with Clean Air Act

    Welcome everyone who has recently transferred here from other locations in and around the Air force. At Dover AFB, all employees who drive their privately owned vehicles on base for work 60 days or more a year are required to complete their vehicle registration in the Employee-vehicle Certification

  • 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.

  • Texas hospitality comes to Dover

    Every year since 1998, chambers of commerce all over the country have been vying for the coveted Abilene Trophy. The trophy, formally known as the Air Mobility Command Community Support Award, is sponsored by the Abilene Chamber of Commerce. Abilene, Texas is home to Dyess Air Force Base.