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NEWS

  • Dover AFB lends a hand in Operation Viking

    Dover Air Force Base participated in Operation Viking, the largest Army Reserve Brigade deployment exercise to date, at Joint Base Cape Cod, Mass., July 18-20, 2022.

  • LERE 2022: Team Dover demonstrates deployment readiness

    The 436th and 512th Airlift Wings tested their ability to generate, employ and sustain airpower across the world in a contested and degraded operational environment during Liberty Eagle Readiness Exercise 2022 at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, July 11-15, 2022.LERE is Dover's way of preparing and

  • Dover AFB’s Manpower Flight named best in Air Force

    The 436th Force Support Squadron Manpower and Organization Flight won the Force Support Capabilities Award for 2021, recognizing them as the U.S. Air Force’s best among 88 other installations.The flight was recognized at the highest level for their innovative approach to manpower resource management

  • 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