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Overview

Dover Air Force Base (AFB) is a United States Air Force base located near Dover, Delaware. It is the home of the 436th Airlift Wing, the Air Force Mortuary, and the 512th Airlift Wing. The base is also a major port of entry for the United States, with over 2 million passengers and 1 million tons of cargo passing through each year.

History

Dover AFB was established in 1941 as a training base for World War II pilots. The base was named after Dover, Delaware, which is located about 5 miles (8 km) to the south. After the war, Dover AFB became a major transportation hub for the United States military. In the 1950s, the base was used to transport troops and supplies during the Korean War and the Vietnam War. In the 1990s, Dover AFB played a major role in the Persian Gulf War and the Kosovo War.

Mission

The mission of Dover AFB is to provide global airlift, mortuary, and aerial port services to the United States Air Force and other Department of Defense agencies. The base is also responsible for providing support to the local community.

Units

The following units are stationed at Dover AFB:

  • 436th Airlift Wing
  • Air Force Mortuary
  • 512th Airlift Wing
  • 436th Aerial Port Squadron
  • 436th Civil Engineer Squadron
  • 436th Security Forces Squadron
  • 436th Logistics Readiness Squadron
  • 436th Medical Group

Facilities

Dover AFB has a variety of facilities, including:

  • Two runways
  • A large cargo terminal
  • A passenger terminal
  • A mortuary
  • A hospital
  • A housing area
  • A recreation center

Community

Dover AFB is located in a rural area of Delaware. The base is a major employer in the area, and it contributes significantly to the local economy. The base also has a strong relationship with the local community.

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T-33A Shooting Star at the Air Mobility Command Museum

T-33A Shooting Star at the Air Mobility Command Museum

The T-33A Shooting Star rests in front of the Air Mobility Command Museum July 12, 2019, at Dover Air Force Base, Del. The museum is open to the public Tuesday through Sunday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and closed on... More

US military personnel remove personnel remove body bag containing the remains of the victims of the Jonestown tragedy from a truck. The body bags will be placed in coffins for transport to Dover Air Force Base, Delaware

US military personnel remove personnel remove body bag containing the ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Georgetown State: Demerara-Mahaica Country: Guyana (GUY) Scene Camera Operator: Ssgt Pedro J. Gonzalez Release Status: Released to Public Combin... More

US military personnel and volunteers offload the remains of Jonestown victims from a 55th Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Squadron HH-53 Jolly Green Giant helicopter. The bodies will be placed in coffins for transport to Dover Air Force Base, Delaware

US military personnel and volunteers offload the remains of Jonestown ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Georgetown State: Demerara-Mahaica Country: Guyana (GUY) Scene Camera Operator: Ssgt Jose L. Sanchez Release Status: Released to Public Combined... More

Crew members of the 436th Military Airlift Wing, dressed in chemical warfare gear, run an engine check from the pilot, copilot and navigator positions during a chemical warfare defense equipment test

Crew members of the 436th Military Airlift Wing, dressed in chemical w...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Dover Air Force Base State: Delaware (DE) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Dwight A. Jackson Release Status: ... More

A member of the 436th Military Airlift Wing, dressed in chemical warfare gear, checks a C-5A aircraft engine during a chemical warfare defense equipment test

A member of the 436th Military Airlift Wing, dressed in chemical warfa...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Dover Air Force Base State: Delaware (DE) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Dwight A. Jackson Release Status: ... More

Members of the 436th Military Airlift Wing, dressed in chemical warfare gear, go over their checklist after the inspections are completed during a chemical warfare defense equipment test

Members of the 436th Military Airlift Wing, dressed in chemical warfar...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Dover Air Force Base State: Delaware (DE) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Dwight A. Jackson Release Status: ... More

JOSN Oscar Sosa Dover Air Force Base, Del....Pallbearers carry the flag-draped casket of one of the 47 sailors who died when an explosion ripped through the No. 2 16-inch gun turret of the battleship USS Iowa (BB-61). OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

JOSN Oscar Sosa Dover Air Force Base, Del....Pallbearers carry the fla...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Members of Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron 14 (HM-14) load equipment and supplies aboard a C-5A Galaxy transport aircraft. The Galaxy aircraft is from the 436th Military Airlift Wing based at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware. The Norfolk-based squadron is taking part in Operation INTENSE LOOK

Members of Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron 14 (HM-14) load eq...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: INTENSE LOOK Base: Norfolk State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH3 J. Zopf ... More

Members of Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron 14 (HM-14) unload equipment and supplies from a C-5A Galaxy transport aircraft from the 436th Military Airlift Wing based in Dover Air Force Base, Delaware. The Norfolk-based squadron is taking part in Operation INTENSE LOOK

Members of Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron 14 (HM-14) unload ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: INTENSE LOOK Base: Rota Country: Spain (ESP) Scene Camera Operator: PHCM C.R. Pedrick Release Status: Released to Public Com... More

Caskets containing the remains of members of the 3rd Bn., 502nd Inf., 101st Airborne Div., fill a 437th Military Airlift Wing C-141B Starlifter aircraft. On December 12, 1985, 248 soldiers of the 3rd Battalion were killed in plane crash at Gander Airport, Newfoundland, Canada. They were returning to the United States after participating in peacekeeping duty with the Multi-national Force and Observers in the Sinai Desert

Caskets containing the remains of members of the 3rd Bn., 502nd Inf., ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Dover Air Force Base State: Delaware (DE) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Sgt Vincent R. Kitts Release Status: Re... More

Air Force pallbearers carry a coffin containing the remains of a crew member from the space shuttle Challenger to the back of a hearse. The Challenger exploded shortly after takeoff on January 28, 1986, killing all seven members of its crew

Air Force pallbearers carry a coffin containing the remains of a crew ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Dover Air Force Base State: Delaware (DE) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Kevin Heslin Release Status: Released t... More

A left side view of the restored B-17G Flying Fortress aircraft "Shoo Shoo Shoo Baby" on a test flight near the base. The aircraft, which was restored by members of the 512th Military-Airlift Wing, is believed to be the only flyable B-17 in existence to h

A left side view of the restored B-17G Flying Fortress aircraft "Shoo ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Dover Air Force Base State: Delaware (DE) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MASTER SGT. Ken Hammond Release Status:... More

At the rollout ceremony for the restored B-17G aircraft"Shoo Shoo Shoo Baby,"retired Lieutenant Colonel (LTC) Paul McDuffee, the original pilot of the aircraft, takes a moment to reflect

At the rollout ceremony for the restored B-17G aircraft"Shoo Shoo Shoo...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Dover Air Force Base State: Delaware (DE) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Ken Hammond Release Status: Releas... More

A left side view of the restored B-17G aircraft "Shoo Shoo Shoo Baby," on a test flight near the base. The aircraft, which was restored by members of the 512th Military Airlift Wing, is believed to be the only flyable B-17 in existence to have flown comba

A left side view of the restored B-17G aircraft "Shoo Shoo Shoo Baby,"...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Dover Air Force Base State: Delaware (DE) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Ken Hammond Release Status: Releas... More

An aerial view of a portion of the base, showing part of the base's runway area

An aerial view of a portion of the base, showing part of the base's ru...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Dover Air Force Base State: Delaware (DE) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Ken Hammond Release Status: Releas... More

An aerial view of a portion of the base, with several C-5 Galaxy aircraft on the flight line

An aerial view of a portion of the base, with several C-5 Galaxy aircr...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Dover Air Force Base State: Delaware (DE) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT. Ken Hammond Release Status: Relea... More

A right front view of a C-5 Galaxy from the 436th Air Wing, Dover AFB, DE, parked on the ramp at Moi International Airport

A right front view of a C-5 Galaxy from the 436th Air Wing, Dover AFB,...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: SUPPORT HOPE Base: Mombasa Country: Kenya (KEN) Scene Camera Operator: SRA Andy Dunaway Release Status: Released to Public C... More

In a makeshift laundry on the flight line ramp, SSGT Richard Jones, 436th Tactical Airlift Control Element (TALCE) Aircraft Generation Squadron (AGS) Dover AFB, Denver washes his clothes. He is part of the United States contingent providing humanitarian relief to Rwanda

In a makeshift laundry on the flight line ramp, SSGT Richard Jones, 43...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: SUPPORT HOPE Base: Kigali Country: Russia (RUS) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Marvin Krause Release Status: Released to Public... More

Major Weaver, 436th Aerial Port Squadron, Squadron Operations officer, directs visiting Uruguayan Air Force Commander, General Werner Malates (left), in a tour of the Aerial Port Squadron

Major Weaver, 436th Aerial Port Squadron, Squadron Operations officer,...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Dover Air Force Base State: Delaware (DE) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Linda Laird Release Status: Released to... More

United Nations (UN) Ethiopian equipment and troops to be uploaded onto a C-5 from Dover AFB, Delaware, bound for Kigali, Rwanda in support of Operation Support Hope

United Nations (UN) Ethiopian equipment and troops to be uploaded onto...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: RESTORE HOPE Base: Addis Ababa Country: Ethiopia (ETH) Scene Camera Operator: SRA Mark A. Borosch Release Status: Released t... More

SrA Bebinn Cassel from the 436th OSS, Dover AFB, Delaware, looks through an instrument to check the weather at Port au Prince International Airport, Haiti during Operation Restore Democracy. The US military forces are in Haiti to preserve law and order and to restore the democratic government of President Aristide

SrA Bebinn Cassel from the 436th OSS, Dover AFB, Delaware, looks throu...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: RESTORE DEMOCRACY Base: Port Au Prince Country: Haiti (HTI) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Val Gempis (USAF) Release Status: Re... More

A1C Duane Bennett pushes a pallet onto a fork lift operated by SrA John Meaney. Both are from the Mobility Flight, Airport Squadron, Dover AFB, Delaware, and are deployed in support of Operation Uphold Democracy

A1C Duane Bennett pushes a pallet onto a fork lift operated by SrA Joh...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: UPHOLD DEMOCRACY Base: Port Au Prince Country: Haiti (HTI) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT James E. Lotz (USAF) Release Status: ... More

A C-5A Galaxy aircraft lands at the base

A C-5A Galaxy aircraft lands at the base

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Dover Air Force Base State: Delaware (DE) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT G. Dennis Plummer Release Status: ... More

Operation Provide Promise. U.S. Air Force SENIOR AIRMAN Harry B. Reever, with the 436th Aerial Port Squadron, Dover Air Force Base, Del., inspects a truck load of flour that has arrived from the Port of Sigonella, Italy. The flour will be flown on a humanitarian relief flight to Sarajevo. Each flight consist of food, medicine and blankets totalling 35,000 pounds is being shipped to the war-torn nation of Bosnia-Hercegovina as part of the operation

Operation Provide Promise. U.S. Air Force SENIOR AIRMAN Harry B. Reeve...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Ancona Country: Italy (ITA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Mike Reinhardt Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photo... More

High oblique aerial view, looking north. This joint use civil and military airfield is host to east coast based Air Mobility Command C-5B Galaxy transport aircraft of the 436th Air Mobility Wing

High oblique aerial view, looking north. This joint use civil and mili...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Dover Air Force Base State: Delaware (DE) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Bruce Trombecky Release Status: Rel... More

A C-5 Galaxy from Dover Air Force Base, Delaware offloads equipment

A C-5 Galaxy from Dover Air Force Base, Delaware offloads equipment

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: AIR EXPEDITIONARY FORCE II Base: Azraq Country: Jordan (JOR) Scene Camera Operator: SGT. Nicole Snell Release Status: Releas... More

Nineteen flag draped caskets containing the remains of U.S. military service members killed in Dhahran, Saudi, Arabia bombing sit in the Travis AFB, Calif.- 60th Airlift Wing, C-5 Galaxy at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware awaiting removal for a memorial service on June 27th 1996

Nineteen flag draped caskets containing the remains of U.S. military s...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Dover Air Force Base State: Delaware (DE) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: A1C Kimberly A. Ruebling Release Status... More

US Air Force Security Policeman, SENIOR AIRMAN (SRA) Theodore Peterson, 436th Security Police Squadron, Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, next to a Kawasaki 4x4 All Terain Vehical (ATV), provides mobile security / asset protection as a C-141B Starlifter taxis in to Maya Maya Airport in Brazzaville, Congo. SRA Peterson, along with others, are deployed to Brazzaville in support of PHOENIX GAUNTLET. PHOENIX GAUNTLET deployed enabling forces as part of contingency planning to prepare for a possible evacuation of Americans from Zaire, gripped in a civil war

US Air Force Security Policeman, SENIOR AIRMAN (SRA) Theodore Peterson...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PHOENIX GAUNTLET Base: Brazzaville Country: Congo (COG) Scene Camera Operator: A1C Gregory L. Davis, USAF Release Status: Re... More

SGT. Fred Caddel a C-5 flight engineer assigned to the 3rd Airlift Squadron, 436th Airlift Wing, Dover Air Force Base, Del. uses the winch control to pull a UH-60 Black Hawk (Blackhawk) helicopter into the cargo bay of his C-5 Galaxy at Cheddi Jagan International Airport, Timehri. The C-5 will airlift UH-60 helicopters and personnel of the 106th Aviation Unit, Peoria, Ill back to their home base. They were participants in New Horizon '97, first combined humanitarian and civic assistance exercise conducted between the United States and Guyana. Military personnel from the Air Force, Air Force Reserve & National Guard, Army, Army National Guard and Marine Corps participated in the exercise ...

SGT. Fred Caddel a C-5 flight engineer assigned to the 3rd Airlift Squ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Sgt. Fred Caddel a C-5 flight engineer assigned to the 3rd Airlift Squadron, 436th Airlift Wing, Dover Air Force Base, Del. use... More

Colonel Sullivan 512th Airlift Wing Commander, General Ryan Michael E. Ryan, CHIEF of STAFF, Headquarters US Air Force (CSAF), Mrs. Ryan, 21st Air Force Commander Lieutenant General John W. Handy, Director of Mortuary Affairs at Dover Air Force Base Mr. Mike Tocchetti. Mr. Tocchetti gives a briefing of procedures done in the Dover Port Mortuary

Colonel Sullivan 512th Airlift Wing Commander, General Ryan Michael E....

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Dover Air Force Base State: Delaware (DE) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Michael J. Sanders, USAF CIV Release St... More

General Michael E. Ryan, CHIEF of STAFF, Headquarters US Air Force (CSAF) and Mrs. Ryan assist Colonel Felix M. Grieder and other DAFB members in the ribbon cutting ceremony at the new Family Support Center

General Michael E. Ryan, CHIEF of STAFF, Headquarters US Air Force (CS...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Dover Air Force Base State: Delaware (DE) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Michael J. Sanders, USAF CIV Release St... More

A C-5 Galaxy displays its tail flash (tail stripe) indicating its from the 9th Airlift Squadron, Dover Air Force Base, Delaware. It landed at Viru Viru International Airport, Santa Cruz, Bolivia, in support of NEW HORIZONS BOLIVIA 99. "NEW HORIZONS BOLIVIA 99 is part of a series of military exercises to provide civic assistance, build military partnerships, and improve the quality of life for people in Central and South America and the Caribbean."

A C-5 Galaxy displays its tail flash (tail stripe) indicating its from...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: NEW HORIZONS BOLIVIA 99 Base: Viru Viru State: Santa Cruz Country: Bolivia (BOL) Scene Major Command Shown: USSOUTHCOM Scen... More

A K-Loader carries a load of pallets to upload onto a C-5 Galaxy at RAF Fairford, England. The C-5 Galaxy is assigned to the 9th Airlift Squadron, Dover AFB, Delaware, it will airlift cargo and personnel deployed to RAF Fairford as part of the 2d Air Expeditionary Group in support of Operation ALLIED FORCE back to the states. ALLIED FORCE objective "is to degrade and damage the military and security structure that President Milosevic (Yugoslav President) has used to depopulate and destroy the Albanian majority in Kosovo," William S. Cohen, Secretary of Defense

A K-Loader carries a load of pallets to upload onto a C-5 Galaxy at RA...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: NATO Operation JOINT GUARDIAN Base: Raf Fairford State: Gloucestershire Country: England / Great Britain (ENG) Scene Major C... More

Medium shot.  Members of the 436th Communications Squadron show the size relationship of their new mobile radar unit in comparison to the C-5 Dover AFB, Delaware

Medium shot. Members of the 436th Communications Squadron show the si...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Dover Air Force Base State: Delaware (DE) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: William M. Plate Jr Release Status: Rel... More

William Cohen (Behind the lecturn), Secretary of Defense, addressed questions posed by the press (Not shown) at a conference held at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, during his recent visit to discuss base issues. Issues raised at the conference included C-5 Galaxy modernizations, anthrax immunization, and wage increases

William Cohen (Behind the lecturn), Secretary of Defense, addressed qu...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Dover Air Force Base State: Delaware (DE) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: William Plate Jr., USAF Civilian Releas... More

Medium close shot. AIRMAN 1ST Class Ken Riley, 436th Explosive Ordnance Disposal Squadron pictured in the 56-pound bomb suit worn for protection

Medium close shot. AIRMAN 1ST Class Ken Riley, 436th Explosive Ordnanc...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Dover Air Force Base State: Delaware (DE) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: William M. Plate Jr Release Status: Rel... More

Long shot, left front view, members of the 436th Security Forces Squadron participate in the annual Ruck March, 20 January 2000, Dover Air Force Base, Delaware. Scene is backlit by sun

Long shot, left front view, members of the 436th Security Forces Squad...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Dover Air Force Base State: Delaware (DE) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: William Plate Jr. Release Status: Relea... More

Medium shot, three airmen from the 436th Communications Squadron, Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, hold a long pole with two red visbility lights. An AN/MPN-25 mobile Ground Controlled Approach (GCA) system in the raised position in background

Medium shot, three airmen from the 436th Communications Squadron, Dove...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Dover Air Force Base State: Delaware (DE) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: William Plate Jr. Release Status: Relea... More

Lung shot. C-5 Galaxy Aircraft parked on the flightline in snow at Dover AFB, Delaware

Lung shot. C-5 Galaxy Aircraft parked on the flightline in snow at Dov...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Dover Air Force Base State: Delaware (DE) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: William M. Plate Jr Release Status: Rel... More

Interior, medium shot, side view, AIRMAN First Class Rahsaan Ephraim, USAF, 436th Security Forces Squadron and his fiance, Janice Hagins, embrace after his redeployment from Ali al Salem Air Base, Kuwait. Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, 22 February 2000

Interior, medium shot, side view, AIRMAN First Class Rahsaan Ephraim, ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Dover Air Force Base State: Delaware (DE) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Angel Nichols Release Status: Released ... More

Following the direction of C-5 loadmaster MASTER Sergeant. Steven Woodside (In Flight suit), of the 3rd Airlift Squadron, Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, members of the 41st Rescue Squadron, at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, offload the first two American HH-60 Blackhawk helicopters on Mar. 7, 2000, that will participate in "Operation Atlas Response" from a C-5 Galaxy transport aircraft, assigned to the 436th Airlift Wing at Dover Air Force Base, Del. The helicopters are reassemble at Hoedspruit Air Force Base, South Africa, and will aid in the distribution of relief supplies and rescue stranded flood victims (Not shown) in neighboring Mozambique. (Duplicate image, see also DF-SD-01-00911...

Following the direction of C-5 loadmaster MASTER Sergeant. Steven Wood...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Following the direction of C-5 loadmaster Master Sergeant. Steven Woodside (In Flight suit), of the 3rd Airlift Squadron, Dover... More

A rear view over the right shoulder of an unidentified USAF AIRMAN as palletized relief supplies for "Operation Atlas Response" are unloaded at Hoedspruit Air Force Base, South Africa, from a C-5 Galaxy transport aircraft assigned to the the 436th Airlift wing at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, by members of the 621st Air Mobility Operations Group. The supplies will be distributed to stranded flood victims (not shown) in neighboring Mozambique. (Duplicate image, see also DF-SD-01-03141 or search 000307-F-5772H-509)

A rear view over the right shoulder of an unidentified USAF AIRMAN as ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ATLAS RESPONSE Base: Hoedspruit Air Force Base Country: South Africa (ZAF) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Cary Humphries Releas... More

Medium close shot. A Dover team memeber catches some ZZZ's at lunch during the base's Battle AX exercise Dover AFB, Delaware on March 28, 2000

Medium close shot. A Dover team memeber catches some ZZZ's at lunch du...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Dover Air Force Base State: Delaware (DE) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: William M. Plate Jr Release Status: Rel... More

Medium shot. Vincent Pacella adds body language to help sink a putt during the annual USO Golf Tournament May 19, 2000 at the Eagle Creek Golf Course Dover AFB, Delaware

Medium shot. Vincent Pacella adds body language to help sink a putt du...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Dover Air Force Base State: Delaware (DE) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: William M. Plate Jr Release Status: Rel... More

A quartet from Dover Air Force Base sings the national anthem before the start of the MBNA 200 Busch Series Race held at Dover Downs International Speedway, Delaware on September 23, 2000

A quartet from Dover Air Force Base sings the national anthem before t...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Dover State: Delaware (DE) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: William M. Plate Jr., USAF CIV. Release Status: Releas... More

The United States Navy Ceremonial Guard honors fallen members from USS COLE (DDG 67) at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, as their remains are removed from a US Air Force C-17 Globemaster III aircraft on October 14, 2000. The sailors were killed in an explosion resulting from a terrorist attack on the COLE in Yemen

The United States Navy Ceremonial Guard honors fallen members from USS...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Dover State: Delaware (DE) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: John Sidoriak Jr., USAF CIV. Release Status: Released ... More

US Air Force Major General Williams, Commander, 21st Air Force, dicusses C-5 Galaxy aircraft issues with Aircrew members from Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, during his visit to Dover AFB

US Air Force Major General Williams, Commander, 21st Air Force, dicuss...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Dover Air Force Base State: Delaware (DE) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: William M. Plate Jr., USAF CIV. Release... More

US Air Force Major General George N. Williams, Commander, 21st Air Force, meets with members of the 436rd Equipment Maintenance Squadron, Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, within the cargo bay of the CANN Bird (a C-5 cargo plane used for parts), during his visit to Dover AFB

US Air Force Major General George N. Williams, Commander, 21st Air For...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Dover Air Force Base State: Delaware (DE) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Keith Clancy, USAF CIV. Release Status:... More

Shot of a C-5 aircraft on the flightline at the Dover Air Force Base, Delaware

Shot of a C-5 aircraft on the flightline at the Dover Air Force Base, ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Dover Air Force Base State: Delaware (DE) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: William M. Plate Jr., USAF CIV. Release... More

SENIOR AIRMAN (SRA) Oneff Reyes, USAF, 512th Airlift Wing, Dover AFB, Delaware, helps push a loaded Internal Airlift or Helicopter Slingable Container Unit (ISU-90) onto a C-17A Globemaster III. The aircraft will be filled with cargo from the 193rd Special Operations Wing (SOW), Pennsylvania Air National Guard. The 193rd SOW is deploying in support of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM

SENIOR AIRMAN (SRA) Oneff Reyes, USAF, 512th Airlift Wing, Dover AFB, ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ENDURING FREEDOM Base: Middletown State: Pennsylvania (PA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Major Command Shown... More

Members of the Philadelphia Eagles Cheerleading Squad visit the 436th Ariel Port Squadron (APS) at Dover AFB, Delaware

Members of the Philadelphia Eagles Cheerleading Squad visit the 436th ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Dover Air Force Base State: Delaware (DE) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Major Command Shown: AMC Scene Camera Operator: William ... More

In protective fire gear, Dan Washinski, with the 436th Fire and Emergency Services Squadron (FESS), steps into a ray of light while walking in a fire torn hallway during fire training at Dover Air Force Base (AFB), Delaware

In protective fire gear, Dan Washinski, with the 436th Fire and Emerge...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Dover Air Force Base State: Delaware (DE) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Major Command Shown: AMC Scene Camera Operator: CIV Will... More

US Air Force (USAF) Major (MAJ) Jon Anderson (left) shakes hands with USAF Technical Sergeant (TSGT) William Schock, 436th Aerial Port Squadron (APS) after TSGT Sshock arrived at Dover Air Force Base (AFB), Delaware (DE), following a deployment in support of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM

US Air Force (USAF) Major (MAJ) Jon Anderson (left) shakes hands with ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ENDURING FREEDOM Base: Dover Air Force Base State: Delaware (DE) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operat... More

US Air Force (USAF) AIRMAN First Class (A1C) Jamie Dutton, secures the American Flag on the flight line at Dover Air Force Base (AFB) on September 9th, 2002 in honor of our fallen heroes and those fighting for freedom throughout the world

US Air Force (USAF) AIRMAN First Class (A1C) Jamie Dutton, secures the...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Dover Air Force Base State: Delaware (DE) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Major Command Shown: ACC Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Ann... More

A US Air Force (USAF) C-5 Galaxy cargo aircraft covered in a layer of snow on the Dover Air Force Base (AFB), Delaware, flight line

A US Air Force (USAF) C-5 Galaxy cargo aircraft covered in a layer of ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Dover Air Force Base State: Delaware (DE) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Major Command Shown: amc Scene Camera Operator: CIV Will... More

US Air Force (USAF) SENIOR AIRMAN (SRA) Randy Aikens, with the 436th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron (AMXS) loads aircrew gear into a C-5 Galaxy cargo aircraft at Dover Air Force Base (AFB), Delaware, using a commercial baggage conveyer belt

US Air Force (USAF) SENIOR AIRMAN (SRA) Randy Aikens, with the 436th A...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Dover Air Force Base State: Delaware (DE) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Major Command Shown: AMC Scene Camera Operator: CIV Will... More

US Air Force (USAF) Major (MAJ) Janet Wilson, form the 436th Aerospace Medicine Squadron (ADOS), receives medical attention during a Driving Under the Influence (DUI) simulation at Dover Air Force Base (AFB), Delaware

US Air Force (USAF) Major (MAJ) Janet Wilson, form the 436th Aerospace...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Dover Air Force Base State: Delaware (DE) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Major Command Shown: AMC Scene Camera Operator: CIV Kris... More

A US Air Force (USAF) AIRMAN with the Dover Air Force Base (AFB), Honor Guard takes care to fold our symbol of freedom, the American Flag, during a memorial service dedicated to those who lost their lives September 11th, 2001

A US Air Force (USAF) AIRMAN with the Dover Air Force Base (AFB), Hono...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Dover Air Force Base State: Delaware (DE) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Major Command Shown: Digital Scene Camera Operator: CIV ... More

US Air Force (USAF) STAFF Sergeant (SSGT) Jason Bowry, 436th Operations Support Squadron (OSS), points out the pathway of Hurricane Isabel as it heads inland to USAF Captain (CPT) Paul Gifford and USAF MASTER Sergeant (MSGT) Arlen Lewis. All are in the Weather Flight on Dover Air Force Base (AFB), Delaware (DE)

US Air Force (USAF) STAFF Sergeant (SSGT) Jason Bowry, 436th Operation...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Dover Air Force Base State: Delaware (DE) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Major Command Shown: Digital Scene Camera Operator: Kris... More

US Air Force (USAF) Technical Sergeant (TSGT) Brian Adams, attends to AIRMAN First Class (A1C) Lisa Dipierro, from the 436th Air Dental Medical Squadron (ADOS), an explosion victim, during a local Battle AX exercise at Dover Air Force Base (AFB), Delaware (DE)

US Air Force (USAF) Technical Sergeant (TSGT) Brian Adams, attends to ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Dover Air Force Base State: Delaware (DE) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Major Command Shown: AMC Scene Camera Operator: CIV Will... More

The Wall of Fallen Heroes greets each visitor in the impressive Charles C. Carson Center for Mortuary Affairs, at Dover Air Force Base (AFB), Delaware (DE)

The Wall of Fallen Heroes greets each visitor in the impressive Charle...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Dover Air Force Base State: Delaware (DE) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Major Command Shown: AMC Scene Camera Operator: CIV Will... More

U.S. Air Force STAFF SGT. Darrin Brooks, from the 436th Component Maintenance Squadron, repairs a generator harness on an engine of a C-5 Galaxy cargo aircraft at Dover Air Force Base, Del., on Nov. 17, 2004. (PHOTO by Jason Minto, CIV) (Released)

U.S. Air Force STAFF SGT. Darrin Brooks, from the 436th Component Main...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Dover Air Force Base State: Delaware (DE) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Jason Minto, CIV Release Status: Releas... More

U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 436th Ailrift Wing enjoy a Thanksgiving meal at the Patterson Dining Facility at Dover Air Force Base, Del., on Nov. 25, 2004. (PHOTO by Doug Curran, CIV) (Released)

U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 436th Ailrift Wing enjoy a Thanksgiving...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Dover Air Force Base State: Delaware (DE) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Doug Curran, CIV Release Status: Releas... More

U.S. Air Force C-5 Galaxy cargo aircraft parked on the flight line in the fog at Dover Air Force Base, Del., on Dec. 7, 2004.(U.S. Air Force PHOTO by Jason Minto, CIV.) (Released)

U.S. Air Force C-5 Galaxy cargo aircraft parked on the flight line in ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Dover Air Force Base State: Delaware (DE) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Jason Minto, CIV., USAF Release Status:... More

U.S. Air Force STAFF SGT. Jeremy Gilchrist (left) and SENIOR AIRMAN Derrick Walker,  both from the 436th Security Forces squadron, check the dentification of a driver at the main gate of Dover Air Force Base, Del., on Feb. 3, 2005. (PHOTO by Dee Marvin, CIV) (Released)

U.S. Air Force STAFF SGT. Jeremy Gilchrist (left) and SENIOR AIRMAN De...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Dover Air Force Base State: Delaware (DE) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Dee Marvin, CIV Release Status: Release... More

Staff Sgt. Zeus Lee pushes a palette of cargo from

Staff Sgt. Zeus Lee pushes a palette of cargo from

Staff Sgt. Zeus Lee pushes a palette of cargo from a C-17 Globemaster onto a 60K loader at Joint Base Balad, Iraq, Dec. 14. Lee, a 332nd Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron load crew team chief and nativ... More

A U.S. Army carry team transfers the remains of Army

A U.S. Army carry team transfers the remains of Army

A U.S. Army carry team transfers the remains of Army Pfc. Ryan J. Grady, of Bristow, Okla., at Dover Air Force Base, Del., July 4. Pfc. Grady was assigned to the Special Troops Battalion, 86th Infantry Brigade ... More

Dover Air Force Base honor guard member Airman 1st

Dover Air Force Base honor guard member Airman 1st

Dover Air Force Base honor guard member Airman 1st Class Carlos Alarcon Jr. (center), 436th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, waits for an instructor to review his uniform during morning inspection at the Dover Ai... More

Members of the 436th Aerial Port Squadron meet with

Members of the 436th Aerial Port Squadron meet with

Members of the 436th Aerial Port Squadron meet with the "Cake Boss" cast and U.S. Army personnel prior to videotaping the shipment of a special birthday cake, June 6, 2012, at Dover Air Force Base, Del. The cak... More

A loadmaster oversees the off-loading of a piece of

A loadmaster oversees the off-loading of a piece of

A loadmaster oversees the off-loading of a piece of artillery from a C-17 Globemaster III Sept. 4, 2012, at Dover Air Force Base, Del. Aerial port members and aircrew work side-by-side at all hours of the day t... More

Airman 1st Class Richard Stratton, from the 436th Civil

Airman 1st Class Richard Stratton, from the 436th Civil

Airman 1st Class Richard Stratton, from the 436th Civil Engineer Squadron, and Senior Airman Robert Fitch, from the 436th Aerial Port Squadron, collect sandbags from outside of building 502 Oct. 30, 2012, at Do... More

A red-tailed hawk sits on the winglet of a C-17A Globemaster

A red-tailed hawk sits on the winglet of a C-17A Globemaster

A red-tailed hawk sits on the winglet of a C-17A Globemaster III assigned to the 436th Airlift Wing, Dec. 17, 2013, at Dover Air Force Base, Del. The bird-of-prey is a frequent visitor at Dover and helps contro... More

A C-17A Globemaster III from Dover Air Force Base,

A C-17A Globemaster III from Dover Air Force Base,

A C-17A Globemaster III from Dover Air Force Base, Del. expends countermeasure flares over the Bollen Live-Fire Range Complex, while reacting to electronic and visual threats during a training mission on Feb. 6... More

MHE Section preps Tunner 60K for shipment

MHE Section preps Tunner 60K for shipment

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Jacob Parks, a material handling equipment maintenance journeyman with the 436th Logistics Readiness Squadron, tightens a cargo loader and transporter bogie assembly bolt April 1... More

Victim advocates: support when you need it

Victim advocates: support when you need it

Victim advocates provide essential support to victims of sexual assault. They provide information on available options and resources to assist the victim in making informed decisions. They also offer continuou... More

Dignified transfer, US Army Photo

Dignified transfer, US Army Photo

A U.S. Army carry team transfers the remains of Sgt. 1st Class Pablo Ruiz, of Melbourne, Fla., during a dignified transfer May 27, 2015, at Dover Air Force Base, Del. Ruiz was assigned to Group Support Battalio... More

Senior Airman John Elan, 436th Aerial Port Squadron

Senior Airman John Elan, 436th Aerial Port Squadron

Senior Airman John Elan, 436th Aerial Port Squadron truck dock cargo handler, explains the label verification process to Air Mobility Command’s “Aerial Port of the Future” team members Feb. 7, 2017, at Dover Ai... More

From left, Staff Sgt. Ryan Locke, 436th Civil Engineer

From left, Staff Sgt. Ryan Locke, 436th Civil Engineer

From left, Staff Sgt. Ryan Locke, 436th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal technician, Senior Airman Daniel Wilgus, 436th Aerial Port Squadron ramp services technician, Capt. Harold Brown, 436t... More

Justin Viens, supervisory police officer, and Master

Justin Viens, supervisory police officer, and Master

Justin Viens, supervisory police officer, and Master Sgt. Michael Kohne, flight chief, both assigned to the 436th Security Forces Squadron, go through an incident checklist to set up a cordon Sept. 17, 2018, on... More

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Clifford Mapp, an air

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Clifford Mapp, an air

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Clifford Mapp, an air transportation specialist with the 436th Aerial Port Squadron (APS), measures cargo during the Port Dawg Challenge (PDC) April 25, 2019, at Dobbins Air Reserve Ba... More

A  rendering of the new Welch Elementary School/Dover

A rendering of the new Welch Elementary School/Dover

A rendering of the new Welch Elementary School/Dover Air Base Middle School is displayed on the podium during a groundbreaking ceremony June 3, 2019, in the family housing area at Dover Air Force Base, Del. Th... More

U.S. Navy Vice Adm. Raquel Bono (right), Defense Health

U.S. Navy Vice Adm. Raquel Bono (right), Defense Health

U.S. Navy Vice Adm. Raquel Bono (right), Defense Health Agency director, coins HM3 Scott Gower, Armed Forces Medical Examiner System advance laboratory technician, during a site orientation at Dover Air Force B... More

Air Force Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps cadet

Air Force Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps cadet

Air Force Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps cadet training instructor Nyah Reid, right, marches cadets of Bandit Flight to aircrew water survival class June 17, 2019, at the Delaware National Guard Bethan... More

Roland Balik, 436th Airlift Wing photojournalist

Roland Balik, 436th Airlift Wing photojournalist

Roland Balik, 436th Airlift Wing photojournalist, takes a group photo of the 436th Security Forces Squadron and Dover State Police July 29, 2019, Dover Air Force Base, Del. Balik, a 23-year retired U.S. Air For... More

A C-17 Globemaster III pilot and his co-pilot discuss

A C-17 Globemaster III pilot and his co-pilot discuss

A C-17 Globemaster III pilot and his co-pilot discuss flight navigation paths after takeoff at Creech Air Force Base, Nev., September 12, 2019. The MQ-9 Reaper static display was transported via C-17 to the Thu... More

Maj. Jin Kim, 436th Medical Support Squadron, Pharmacy

Maj. Jin Kim, 436th Medical Support Squadron, Pharmacy

Maj. Jin Kim, 436th Medical Support Squadron, Pharmacy Flight commander, June 10, 2020, at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware. Kim volunteered for a portrait series highlighting diversity among leadership at Dover ... More

Airmen of the 436th Operations Support Squadron salute

Airmen of the 436th Operations Support Squadron salute

Airmen of the 436th Operations Support Squadron salute during a retreat ceremony June 18, 2020, at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware. Members of the formation were spaced at least six feet apart and wore masks to ... More

Rachel Johnson, Armed Forces Medical Examiner System

Rachel Johnson, Armed Forces Medical Examiner System

Rachel Johnson, Armed Forces Medical Examiner System Department of Defense DNA Operations evidence custodian, accessions a sample at Dover Air Force Base, August 17, 2020. The process of accessing the samples a... More

Aboard a C-17 Globemaster III, U.S. Army Chief Warrant

Aboard a C-17 Globemaster III, U.S. Army Chief Warrant

Aboard a C-17 Globemaster III, U.S. Army Chief Warrant Officer 2 Aaron Kazer, 20th Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosives Command mobility officer, helps Maj. Mark Quint, 20th CBRNE nuclear ... More

Lt. Col. Jerry Yarrington, 436th Aerial Port Squadron

Lt. Col. Jerry Yarrington, 436th Aerial Port Squadron

Lt. Col. Jerry Yarrington, 436th Aerial Port Squadron commander, gives a tour of the APS facility to Maj. Gen. Thad Bibb, 18th Air Force commander, during a base visit Sept. 22, 20202, at Dover Air Force Base, ... More

Lynne Otis, 436th Wing Staff Agency key spouse, and

Lynne Otis, 436th Wing Staff Agency key spouse, and

Lynne Otis, 436th Wing Staff Agency key spouse, and Jessica Hammer, 436th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron key spouse, pose for a photo in the newly established food pantry at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, Jan. ... More

Robert Kelledes, 436th Maintenance Squadron work leader,

Robert Kelledes, 436th Maintenance Squadron work leader,

Robert Kelledes, 436th Maintenance Squadron work leader, marshals a Tunisian air force C-130J Super Hercules as part of a foreign military sales mission at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, Jan. 28, 2021. The U.S... More

U.S. Air Force Maj. Jeff Parks and Capt. Paul Chappel,

U.S. Air Force Maj. Jeff Parks and Capt. Paul Chappel,

U.S. Air Force Maj. Jeff Parks and Capt. Paul Chappel, both with the 1st Helicopter Squadron, depart in a UH-1N Huey helicopter at Dover Air Force Base, Del., July 11, 2008. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech Sgt. S... More

Jay Darcey, a retired Air Force chief master sergeant,

Jay Darcey, a retired Air Force chief master sergeant,

Jay Darcey, a retired Air Force chief master sergeant, helps children from Welch Elementary raise the flag June 5, on Dover Air Force Base, Del. Darcey is retiring from the school as the base security liaison. ... More

A gray C-17A Globemaster III of the 3rd Airlift Squadron,

A gray C-17A Globemaster III of the 3rd Airlift Squadron,

A gray C-17A Globemaster III of the 3rd Airlift Squadron, 436th Airlift Wing, contrasts greatly with colorful fall foliage as the aircraft takes off Nov. 6, 2013, Dover Air Force Base, Del. Fall colors are curr... More

Jason T. Vandenberg, 436th Mission Support Group deputy

Jason T. Vandenberg, 436th Mission Support Group deputy

Jason T. Vandenberg, 436th Mission Support Group deputy director, listens to introductions by leadership at the beginning of the 2015 Dover Air Force Base Honorary Commander's MSG tour March 18, 2015, on Dover ... More

Miss Delaware 2015 contestants Jenna Hitchens, Miss

Miss Delaware 2015 contestants Jenna Hitchens, Miss

Miss Delaware 2015 contestants Jenna Hitchens, Miss Sussex County; Emalie Lawson, Miss First State; and Keturah Braithwaite, Miss New Castle County, left to right respectively, stop to take a “selfie” during th... More

Senior Airman Austin Toniolo, 736th Aircraft Maintenance

Senior Airman Austin Toniolo, 736th Aircraft Maintenance

Senior Airman Austin Toniolo, 736th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, inspects an engine on a C-17A Globemaster III while standing on a C-17 Engine Maintenance Platform on Aug. 1, 2016, at Dover Air For... More

Master Sgt. Erik Paglusch and Staff Sgt. Travis Shea,

Master Sgt. Erik Paglusch and Staff Sgt. Travis Shea,

Master Sgt. Erik Paglusch and Staff Sgt. Travis Shea, both loadmasters with the 512th Airlift Control Flight, discuss map coordinates during a refresher combat survival training course Aug. 7, 2016, Dover Air F... More

Airman 1st Class Jeffrey Bailey-Oqueli, 436th Communications

Airman 1st Class Jeffrey Bailey-Oqueli, 436th Communications

Airman 1st Class Jeffrey Bailey-Oqueli, 436th Communications Squadron cyber transport apprentice, checks cables routed to newly installed communication switches Feb. 3, 2017, on Dover Air Force Base, Del. Baile... More

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