• Getting to Know your Operations Support

    David Compton, 436th Operations Squadron aircrew flight equipment craftsman, inspects a life preserver at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, Nov. 27, 2023. The 436th OSS provides air traffic control, weather, intelligence, mission planning and more to ensure that Team Dover is always prepared to

  • ‘Tis the season: Airmen predict Dover AFB’s first snowfall

    Team Dover Airmen made their predictions when the base would receive its first measurable snowfall of the 2022-2023 winter season. Historically, the base has experienced significant snowfall amounts around mid-January and mid-February. Last year’s first snowfall occurred in January from Winter Storm

  • Dover leadership recognizes top performer

    Col. Matt Husemann, left, 436th Airlift Wing commander, presents Senior Airman Colton Day, center, 436th Operations Support Squadron radar airfield weather systems technician, with a certificate as the week’s Top Performer on Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, July 5, 2022. Day was coined by Husemann

  • Dover AFB tower supervisor presented AFFSA Aircraft Assist Award

    On April 13, 2021, the quick actions by a Team Dover air traffic control tower watch supervisor prevented an aircraft mishap as a forklift operator started to cross an active runway just as a C-5M Super Galaxy, with 12 aircrew aboard, touched down on the same runway.At the time of the incident, Paul

  • Dover problem solver fixes Air Force issue

    Dover Air Force Base airfield management is an around-the-clock job that relies on shift workers to maintain and oversee 22,505 feet of runway. A typical shift requires two fully qualified Airmen, but if one of those Airmen is not qualified a third qualified member is needed.

  • Team Dover’s dual runway returns to operations

    Dover AFB’s Runway 14-32 reopened Aug. 16, 2017, after several months of closure necessary for construction. This marks the completion of the latest phase of the runway renovation intended to extend its lifespan an additional 50 to 75 years.