DOVER AIR FORCE BASE, Del. – Maj. George S. Welch Elementary School received a bomb threat at 9:50 a.m., November 15, 2023. Welch Elementary and Dover Air Base Middle School were immediately evacuated. All students are safe and have been accounted for.

The 436th Security Forces Squadron arrived on scene at 10:10 a.m.

The investigation remains ongoing. If you have additional questions, please call (302) 677-3372 or email

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