NEWS

  • Dover AFB generates multi-capable Airmen for the fight

    Airmen from different Air Force Specialty Codes within the 436th Mission Generation Group, attended classes designed to produce multi-capable Airmen by familiarizing them with mission essential tasks.The five-day course, MCA Familiarization Training, is divided into two main groups or “buckets.”

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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,

  • 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

  • Exercise tests Team Dover readiness

    Dover Air Force Base held a base-wide Force Protection Major Accident Response Exercise (FPMARE) Oct. 6-7, 2021.This exercise tested the response capabilities of Airmen from units in the 436th Airlift Wing, as well as their reserve counterparts in the 512th Airlift Wing.“This week tested the resolve

  • Dover AFB delivers during Operation Allies Refuge

    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,