NEWS

  • New roles, unexpected challenges for DAFB Battle Staff

    On March 12, 2020, Col. Matthew Jones, 436th Airlift Wing commander, activated a battle staff composed of cross-functional experts from throughout the base to prepare for battle against the invisible enemy, COVID-19.As the coronavirus enveloped the world in a global pandemic, and much of our nation

  • Dover AFB Innovation Lab 3D prints face shields to fight COVID-19 spread

    As the world continues to labor amidst the COVID-19 epidemic, Dover AFB has taken numerous precautions to aid in mitigating the spread of the virus and protect the community. As experts search for vaccines and other alleviating schemes, Airmen at Dover AFB have utilized available resources to

  • Jones takes command of 436th AW

    Col. Matthew Jones took command of the 436th Airlift Wing from Col. Joel Safranek during a change of command ceremony at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, Jan. 7, 2020.

  • MacDill supports joint force exercise

    For around a week, the skies over MacDill Air Force Base, Florida buzzed with the sounds of HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopters, as the base hosted a Joint Force deployment readiness exercise.

  • Dover AFB partners with Delaware CAP for counter UAS testing

    This training exercise marked the first time an Air Force installation has partnered with the local Civil Air Patrol to test counter UAS capabilities: a culmination of almost two years of preparation and coordination among several different agencies, including the FAA, Dover AFB and the Delaware

  • Celebrity chef shares passion for health and food with Dover Airmen

    Celebrity chef Robert Irvine facilitated a Dorm to Gourm class for 10 Dover Airmen at the Fitness Center, Aug. 27, 2019.Irvine and Shane Cash, Irvine’s corporate chef, came to the base, cooked and visited with Airmen.After his arrival and short introductions, Irvine divided up the class into five

  • Airlift Wing and AMOW pioneer C-5 maintenance training concept

    More than 30 Air Force Reserve maintainers assigned to the 512th Airlift Wing along with a 436th Airlift Wing C-5M Super Galaxy aircraft and crew traveled to Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Nov. 23, 2018, to assist the 521st Air Mobility Operations Wing with vital hands-on, airframe-specific training.

  • Security Forces, families welcome wingmen home

    Members of the 436th Security Forces Squadron and their families gathered early in the morning Jan. 21, 2018, to welcome home 12 Airmen from a six-month deployment to the Middle East.