Airmen from Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, contributed to the largest noncombatant evacuation operation mission in history, Operation Allies Refuge, Aug. 15-30, 2021.During the two-week operation, aircrews from the 3rd Airlift Squadron flew more than 90 missions in the C-17 Globemaster III,
A C-17 Globemaster III takes off from Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, July 29, 2021. The C-17 is capable of rapid strategic delivery of troops and all types of cargo to main operating bases or directly to forward bases in a deployment area. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Marco A. Gomez)
Members of the 3rd Airlift Squadron, the Royals, invited Dalton Padgett, 13, to participate in their newly revitalized Pilot for a Day program March 3, 2017.