An official website of the United States government
Here's how you know
A .mil website belongs to an official U.S. Department of Defense organization in the United States.
A lock (lock ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .mil website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

NEWS

  • Dover AFB Airman applies the ART of initiative

    Taking the initiative is instilled in Airmen from the moment they enter the Air Force and beyond, but what does it mean? For one Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, Airman, taking initiative meant rushing to the aid of a total stranger who had spun off the road and into a ditch.

  • Eye in the sky: SUAS program takes flight at Dover AFB

    A Skydio X2D Small Unmanned Aerial System drone was tested during its first operational flight around a static aircraft at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, Nov. 4, 2022.The 436th Airlift Wing Plans and Programs office and the Bedrock Innovation Lab jointly run the wing’s SUAS program. The program

  • 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,