• Iowa ANG Supports ADAB Mission

    More than a dozen Citizen-Airmen from the Iowa Air National Guard are deployed to the Middle East, serving with the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing at Al Dhafra Air Base in the United Arab Emirates.

  • BECO Airmen Track ADAB’s Computer Systems

    The four Airmen in the 380th Expeditionary Communications Squadron’s BECO flight are working with offices across Al Dhafra Air Base, managing more than 7,000 computer system assets, worth more than $19 million.

  • ADAB Legal Office Puts Focus on Mission

    Al Dhafra Air Base personnel have saved more than $47,000 in 2021 utilizing the legal services available to them from the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing’s Judge Advocate office.

  • SARMS on Duty at ADAB

    “When you see it all come together and the aircraft is actually in the air, that helps you to connect all the pieces,” Sarte said.

  • Engine Manager Keeps ADAB Flying

    As the base engine manager, Washburn is tracking how many hours are logged on all aircraft engines on the base and when thy are coming up on required maintenance tasks. Several different types of aircraft, including KC-10 Extenders, E-3 Sentries and others are assigned to ADAB.

  • ADAB Weather Forecasters Predict the Unpredictable

    Senior Airmen Ian Tait and Dagan Wise-Herring are part of a six-person crew that provides round-the-clock weather forecasting at Al Dhafra, giving go/no-go recommendations to flight crews, looking for thunderstorms across the 21-nation U.S. Central Command Area of Responsibility and provide a

  • Ops Team Supports ADAB's 'Camp I'

    A small squad of Airmen are playing an outsize role in supporting Al Dhafra personnel who have to spend time in Covid-19 isolation.

  • Fostering Partnership with Host Nation

    Strong communication is key to establishing and maintaining global partnerships. While serving in a foreign country, being able to bridge potential language barriers is critical to that communication.

  • Resilience, routine keeps TMO NCO centered

    AL DHAFRA AIR BASE, United Arab Emirates-- Tech. Sgt. Julia Juvera-Silvain, non-commissioned officer in charge of the 380th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron’s transportation management office, runs a shop that plays a critical role in the American military presence overseas. Shipping

  • Communications Squadron Airmen Keep ADAB Network Secure

    While most of their work is seldom seen, two Al Dhafra Air Base Airmen are part of the front-line of cyber security for the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing. Staff Sgts. Adam Phelps and Chandler Didricksen are cyber security operations specialists with the 380th Expeditionary Communications Squadron.