• New mobile app enables, engages, empowers Airmen

    The Air Force now has an enterprise-wide mobile app designed to provide Airmen with streamlined access to information they need for their lives and careers.
  • DAFB Gate Closures

    From April 13 to May 31, construction will take place at both the Main and North Gates.
  • Bedrock: Dover AFB’s innovation foundation

    Dover is one of about 40 bases in the Air Force that have Phoenix Spark labs where Airmen can meet to discuss processes, propose ideas and find solutions to resolve problems. The terms “Phoenix Spark lab” and “innovation lab” are interchangeable, sharing the same goal: empowering Airmen to develop ideas to support the warfighter at home station or downrange. Dover AFB’s innovation lab was officially chartered in January 2019. “We chose the name ‘Bedrock’ because at the core of it [the lab], it’s the foundation of all the different avenues. Whether it’s Continuous Process Improvement, Spark innovation or Airman Powered by Innovation [now known as IdeaScale] or any of the other programs that fix problems for Airmen, we just want to be the foundation for all of that,” said Capt. Patterson Hill, 436th Airlift Wing chief of innovation.
  • Dover Reserve chefs embrace Hennessy challenge

    Nine 512th Memorial Affairs Squadron chefs dashed across the kitchen, racing the clock to prepare their cuisine for the John L. Hennessy food service competition at Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Georgia, when halfway into the event, the judges delivered a box of six mystery ingredients and charged them with creating an appetizer.
  • World War II laborer champions ‘Rosie the Riveter’ legacy at Pentagon, Capitol Hill

    When it comes to symbolizing the influx of women in the workforce and the wave of patriotism and feminism that surge sparked during World War II, few American icons are more recognizable than “Rosie the Riveter.” Artist J. Howard Miller’s 1942 poster, featuring a bandanna-donning, blue-collared woman with the famed flex beneath the rally cry, “We Can Do It!” grew over time to represent millions of women who stepped up to fill various stateside labor-intensive jobs once held by men, now tapped to fight German and Japanese forces.
  • Team Dover rucks to commemorate historical battle

    The 436th Security Forces Squadron hosted the 20th Annual Chosin Ruck March on March 16, 2019, at the Air Mobility Command Museum on Dover Air Force Base, Del. The march commemorates the Battle of the Chosin Reservoir in 1950 during the Korean War, in which approximately 120,000 Chinese communist forces attacked approximately 20,000 allied forces, consisting of U.S. Marines, U.S. Army soldiers and United Nations forces. During the 19-day battle, brutal fighting and subzero temperatures claimed the lives of 15,000 allied troops and more than 40,000 Chinese troops.
  • ELRS “Loggies” provides the magic behind movements

    There is a trio of Airmen working behind the scenes to ensure every piece of cargo and every member of Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates, has transportation in and out of the Area of Responsibility. The 380th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron logistics planners, commonly referred to as “Loggies,” are responsible for the overall reception, onward movement, and redeployment processes for the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing. Their mission is to redeploy all members and cargo in a timely manner.
  • Reserve squadron competes for Hennessy trophy

    DOVER AIR FORCE BASE, Del. – Nine service members assigned to the 512th Memorial Affairs Squadron competed in the 2019 John L. Hennessy food service competition March 9 at Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Georgia.