What does Dover Air Force Base do?

Dover AFB Base Guide Team Dover’s mission focus is to safely fix and fly aircraft, prepare and deploy Airmen, move cargo, and return America’s fallen heroes with dignity, honor and respect.

What town is Dover AFB in?

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Dover Air Force Base/City

How many people are stationed at Dover Air Force Base?

Area Population: 976,972 in Delaware and 38,079 in Dover proper. There are approximately 3,382 military, 1,063 civilians and 1,523 reservists assigned to Team Dover, with a total force strength (active duty, Guard, Reserve, civilians, and dependents) of approximately 11,000.

What state is Dover Air Force Base in?

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Welcome to your new home connected to the 436th Airlift Wing at Dover Air Force Base! Dover AFB is located in the “first state” at the center of the Delmarva (Delaware, Maryland and Virginia) Peninsula. It’s a great place to live and work as it is the home to the Department of Defense’s largest aerial port.

Where is Airforce One kept?

The plane, which included a stateroom (where aft fuselage had been originally) and a main cabin that could seat 24 passengers or could be made up into 12 sleeper berths, is now housed at the National Museum of the United States Air Force in Dayton, Ohio.

Can you visit Dover Air Force Base?

Tours are free of charge. Due to the logistics of room capacity, parking availability and mode of transportation, tours are limited to a minimum of 10 and a maximum of 40 participants. Groups requesting a tour must complete the Tour Request Form (Click here for the form).

Can you visit Dover Air Force base?

What military bases are in Delaware?

Delaware, like most small states, only has one military base. There are no Army, USMC, Coast Guard or Navy bases in DE. Learn about Dover AFB below.

Where should I live near Dover AFB?

About 5 miles south of Dover AFB is the city of Magnolia. If you continue south you will pass Frederica, Lynch Heights, Milford, and finally Lincoln, DE, located about 20 miles from the base.

Where is Dover Air Force base in Delaware?

Dover Air Force Base is located in the “First State,” and the center of the Delmarva – Delaware, Maryland and Virginia – Peninsula. Dover AFB is home to the Department of Defense’s largest aerial port and more than 11,000 Airmen and joint service members, civilians and families.

Is there a museum at Dover Air Force base?

The Air Mobility Command Museum is dedicated to military airlift and air refueling aircraft and the men and women who flew and maintained them. Air Mobility Command Museum is situated 1¼ miles southeast of Dover Air Force Base.

Where is the 512th Air Force Reserve located?

The 512th AW, also known as “Liberty Wing,” is the Air Force Reserve unit assigned to Dover AFB. The wing assists with maintenance and operation of the C-5M and C-17 aircraft assigned to the 436th AW.

Where is the 436th Air Force wing located?

The 436th AW, also known as “Eagle Wing,” is comprised of more than 4,000 active duty Airmen and answers to the 18th Air Force and Air Mobility Command, both located at Scott AFB, Illinois.