NEWS

  • 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,

  • 20 years later: A chief remembers 9/11

    Where were you on Sept. 11, 2001 at 8:46 a.m. eastern daylight time?The ability to recall where you were and what you were doing on specific dates as history unfolded is something nearly everyone can relate to. Etched into one’s mind are dates such as the Space Shuttle Challenger explosion Jan. 28,

  • 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 Air Force delivers helicopters, bolsters Australian alliance

    DOVER AIR FORCE BASE, Del. -- As part of the U.S. Defense Department’s Foreign Military Sales program, 9th Airlift Squadron aircrew from Dover Air Force Base, Delaware transports two CH-47F Chinook helicopters aboard a C-5M Super Galaxy from Dover AFB to Royal Australian Air Force Base Townsville,