The 3rd Airlift Squadron spearheaded the testing of a new C-17 Globemaster III combat offloading procedure known as Method C, at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, January 23, 2024.
On November 9, 2023, Dover AFB’s 3rd Airlift Squadron tied for first place in the Mission Execution Excellence Program annual competition.
On Oct. 23, 2023, Capts. Zach Evans, 3rd Airlift Squadron pilot, and Joshua Saddler, 65th Special Operations Squadron MQ-9 Reaper pilot, from Hurlburt Field, Florida, were presented with City of Dover Gold Medals for their life-saving actions during an incident that occurred in May.
Four C-17 Globemaster III’s from Dover Air Force Base participated in Agile Royal, an Air Force Force Generation certification event that took place across five military installations, Sept. 15, 2023.
Staff Sgt. Jonathan Tillmon, a 3rd Airlift Squadron C-17 Globemaster III loadmaster, recently became the first enlisted member from Dover AFB, Delaware, to graduate from the U.S. Air Force Weapons School.
A C-17 Globemaster III sits on the flightline at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, Feb. 21, 2023. Dover AFB Airmen provide the Department of Defense strategic global airlift capabilities with the C-5M Super Galaxy and C-17. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Amanda Jett)