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NEWS

  • Dover AFB tower supervisor presented AFFSA Aircraft Assist Award

    On April 13, 2021, the quick actions by a Team Dover air traffic control tower watch supervisor prevented an aircraft mishap as a forklift operator started to cross an active runway just as a C-5M Super Galaxy, with 12 aircrew aboard, touched down on the same runway.At the time of the incident, Paul

  • Isochronal Inspections bring Maintainers Together

    With a wingspan of about 132 feet, it requires a team effort to keep the 908th Airlift Wing’s fleet of C-130H Hercules in excellent working condition. The 908th AW’s commitment to staying mission ready requires that the 908th Maintenance Squadron have around 22 full-time maintainers and 126

  • Riveting success: 436th MXS saves time, money

    Since mid-September 2021, the 436th Maintenance Squadron hydraulic shop has been saving the Air Force more than $1 million.The 436 MXS employs an in-shop orbital riveter to locally repair loose caps on C-5M Super Galaxy brake torque tube assemblies and return brake assemblies to serviceability,

  • 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

  • 25th APS trains for Worst Case Scenarios

    The 25th Aerial Port Squadron conducted an annual training exercise November 6, 2021, at Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama. The participants simulated receiving passengers and their baggage, and then preparing them for transport.

  • 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