NEWS

  • Thunder Over Dover 2022 Reunites community

    Dover Air Force Base held the 2022 Thunder Over Dover Airshow and Open House, opening the base to host more than 75,000 members of the community May 21-22, 2022.The theme of this year’s event was “Reunite” and coincided with Armed Forces Day, the Air Force’s 75th Anniversary and featured

  • AMC Museum receives USAF’s first KC-10A Extender

    The very first KC-10A Extender ever produced for the U.S. Air Force was retired from Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, to its new home at the Air Mobility Command Museum on Dover AFB, Delaware, April 26, 2022.Tail number 79-0433 was the first of 60 KC-10A aircraft produced for the Air

  • Building the ‘Aerial port of the future’

    The Configured Air Load Building Tool, a system being developed as part of the “Aerial Port of the Future” initiative, was recently tested in the 436th Aerial Port Squadron at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware.The CALBT system consists of Light Detection and Ranging cameras to create 3D images of cargo

  • Operation Feed the Troops returns at Dover AFB

    Operation Feed the Troops served a holiday meal to more than 900 members of Team Dover, Dec. 14, 2021.The annual tradition, now in its 18th year, returned in 2021 after the COVID pandemic canceled the event in 2020.Retired Master Sgt. Robert “Bob” Reese, founder and organizer of OFTT, along with his

  • Dover AFB leads joint, interagency survival training

    COAST GUARD STATION INDIAN RIVER INLET, Del. – Imagine being in a yellow life raft in the middle of the ocean after surviving an aircraft incident. There is an aircraft flying several hundred feet overhead. The best chance of being rescued lies in an ability to use the issued survival equipment to

  • US, Nigeria strengthen partnership at Dover AFB

    Airmen from the 436th Aerial Port Squadron load pallets onto a C-17 Globemaster III as part of a foreign military sales mission at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, July 29, 2021. The U.S. and Nigeria have a long-standing partnership. The bilateral relationship is built on several pillars including

  • US, Australia strengthen alliance at Dover AFB

    The U.S. government’s Foreign Military Sales program is a form of partnership the United States has with more than 180 countries and international organizations to transfer defense articles, services and training to international partners.

  • Dover AFB POL, best in AMC

    When it comes to strategic airlift there are a lot of factors to consider. Weather, cargo and available aircrew all play a role in delivering rapid global airlift. In a sea of ifs and hows, the last thing Air Mobility Command Airmen want to worry about is fuel. Dover Air Force Base can breathe easy

  • Dover AFB Airmen train with Delaware National Guard

    U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. John Shauri, 3rd Airlift Squadron loadmaster, marshals a Delaware Army National Guard trailer onto a C-17 Globemaster III during joint training at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, March 29, 2021. The training focused on providing rapid global airlift through the integration