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  • Logistics Airmen inspect and protect

    U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Collin Leger, 380th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron materiel management specialist, dollies a crate at the individual protective equipment (IPE) warehouse on Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates, Oct. 27, 2020. The IPE section supervises and performs operations involving storage, inspection,
  • Enduring Lightning III exercise brings together U.S., Israeli air forces

    U.S. Air Forces Central and the Israeli Air Force conducted the exercise "Enduring Lightning III" on Oct. 12, 2020, in the skies over Israel.  It is the third joint exercise between the two countries involving the F-35 aircraft.
  • ADAB commander administers oath to new USSF officer

    Brig. Gen. Larry Broadwell, 380th Air Expeditionary Wing commander, administers the oath of office to Lt. Col. William Hassey, 380th AEW director of staff, transferring into the U.S. Space Force during a ceremony at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates, Oct. 9, 2020. The USSF is a military service that organizes, trains, and equips space
  • Don’t toss it, donate it

    Airmen often discard half-used personal items, televisions, and clothing, among other things in day rooms or dumpsters across base when it’s time to redeploy.Now there is a way to make good use of those items and set the next rotation up for success. The 380th Air Expeditionary Wing at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates now has an Airman’s
  • USAFCENT leadership visits Team ADAB

    The U.S. Air Forces Central Commander Lt. Gen. Gregory Guillot and USAFCENT Command Chief Master Sgt. John Storms made a visit here, Sept. 27, 2020.Guillot serves in a dual-hatted role as both commander of USAFCENT and the combined forces air component commander. In his roles as USAFCENT commander and CFACC, he is responsible for working closely
  • Exercise tests readiness of Team ADAB

    U.S. Air Force Central is committed to ensuring personnel have the force protection resources they need and deserve. In this article, leadership from the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing discuss what went into the planning and execution of this recent defense exercise, and how it ties into the big picture in the region.
  • Department of the Air Force makes additional updates to dress and appearance regulations

    Following the Department of the Air Force’s initial review, a diverse panel of Total Force Airmen completed a second review of Air Force grooming and appearance guidance in order to enhance inclusiveness while maintaining Department of the Air Force professional standards.
  • From flip phone to smart phone: AWACS gets an upgrade

    The first fully qualified crew under the new crew design for the E-3 G Airborne Warning and Control System reached their deployment location in September 2020.The new crew design, introduced in 2016, was inspired by the Block 40/45 Modernization Program update to the E-3 AWACS weapons system. As the Block 40/45 configuration enhances
  • CENTCOM commander visits Al Dhafra's joint forces

    U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Kenneth F. McKenzie, commander, U.S. Central Command, returns salutes from Airmen at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates, Sept. 13, 2020. Gen. McKenzie visited the 727th Expeditionary Air Control Squadron, which contributes to the command and control function of the CENTCOM area of responsibility. (U.S. Air Force photo