Dover Air Force Base - Dover, DE
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Ms. Sue Walls
Dover Air Force Base
Dover Air Force Base, DE
Phone: (302) 677-3379
Fax: (302) 677-2901
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Dover Air Force Base (DAFB) is home to the 436th Airlift Wing, more commonly
known as the "Eagle Wing", and the 512th Airlift Wing, the Reserve associate,
referred to as the "Liberty Wing". C-5 Galaxy airplanes, the largest transport
aircraft in the Air Force, are flown by both wings, who form the "Dover Team".
The base covers more than 3,900 acres which house some 1,700 buildings. DAFB's
economic impact is more than $470 on the local economy and is Delaware's third
The Dover Team's mission is essentially to provide global airlift capability. DAFB also houses the world's largest aerial port, which moves more cargo than Federal Express and UPS combined.
The Charles E. Carson Center for Mortuary Affairs, DAFB's port mortuary also plays a vital role as a place of honor where the remains of Department of Defense personnel killed overseas are received. The Charles E. Carson Center for Mortuary Affairs will be formally dedicated on 28 May 1997.