Dover AFB 69 Anniversary Air Force Ball

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Dover AFB 69 Anniversary Air Force Ball poster art.

Dover AFB is home to the 436th Airlift Wing of the Air Mobility Command, known as the ‘Eagle Wing‘, and the 512th Airlift Wing of the Air Force Reserve Command, referred to as the ‘Liberty Wing‘. It was the only base to solely operate the massive C-5 Galaxy, with two active flying squadrons the 3rd Airlift Squadron, which now operates the C-17 Globemaster III, and 9th Airlift Squadron and two Air Force Reserve flying squadrons the 326th Airlift Squadron and the 709th Airlift Squadron.

Construction of Municipal Airport, Dover Airdrome began in March 1941 and the facility was opened on December 17, 1941. It was converted to an Army Air Corps airfield just weeks after the December 7, 1941, attack on Pearl Harbor. It was renamed Dover Army Airbase on April 8, 1943; *Dover Subbase on June 6, 1943, and Dover Army Airfield on February 2, 1944. With the establishment of the United States Air Force on September 18, 1947, the facility was renamed Dover Air Force Base on January 13, 1948.

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Samantha is an Air Force veteran and an extremely talented illustrator, if you want to see more amazing art browse her portfolio.

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