436th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron

The mission of the 436th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron is to provide safe, reliable aircraft and dependable maintenance support to Team Dover in fulfilling its global peacetime and combat taskings. The squadron carries out its mission through the services of one aircraft maintenance unit, a transient maintenance flight and a sortie support flight. The squadron fulfills a mobility commitment by deploying personnel worldwide in support of Air Mobility Command's off-shore en route system.

The aircraft maintenance unit is responsible for the inspection, repair, launch and recovery of 18 assigned C-5 aircraft. The transient maintenance flight supports all civilian aircraft transiting Dover Air Force Base as well as, C-130, KC-10, C-17, and C-5 thru-flights. The sortie support flight provides the flights with the tools and special equipment necessary to ensure all aircraft are mission ready. Additionally, the support flight manages the squadron's vehicle fleet.