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  • Brig. Gen. Lopez takes command of the 380th AEW

    Brig. Gen. David “Shotgun” Lopez assumed command from Brig. Gen. Andy “Spoo” Clark, the previous commander of the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing, June 7, Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates. Assuming this role, Lopez will be responsible for the Airmen and assets of 10 unique squadrons as well as

  • UAE and U.S. Force’s join in semi-annual HAWKEX

    The United Arab Emirates Air Warfare Center and the U.S. Air Forces Central Air Warfare Center partnered together to conduct the Hawk Exercise or HAWKEX, May 16 – 20 at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates. HAWKEX is a semi-annual combined-joint simulation exercise conducted to increase

  • Changes in Leadership a cause for ceremony at ADAB

    The 380th Air Expeditionary Wing held two group inactivation ceremonies and one squadron change of command ceremony this week spanning from 1-3 June, Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates. While the change of command for the 380th Expeditionary Maintenance Squadron is a regular rotation of

  • ADAB celebrates AAPI Month with cultural showcase

    The 380th Air Expeditionary Wing’s Asian American Pacific Islander Association and Cultural Heritage Committee collaborated to organize an AAPI cultural showcase event on May 26, Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates. The event welcomed more than 145 servicemembers and civilians to take part in

  • 380th ECES receives new leadership

    The 380th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron underwent a change of command May 20, 2022 at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates. Command of the squadron changed hands from Lt. Col. Brandon Hori to Lt. Col. Nick Saccone, the new 380th ECES commander.The 380th ECES is home to a wide array of

  • 380th AEW honors Defenders and Special Agents during Police Week

    The 380th Air Expeditionary Wing brought Police Week to a close with a series of events May 20, 2022 at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates. The event not only honors those who volunteer to defend the installations, personnel and assets of the United States Air Force but also remembers those

  • Maj. Gen. Crosland visits 380th EMDG

    Maj. Gen. Telita Crosland, the U. S. Army Deputy Surgeon General, visited the 380th Expeditionary Medical Group May 16, 2022 at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates. The intent of Crosland’s visit was to assess the progress of the joint, multi-national Trauma, Burn and Rehabilitative Medicine

  • Colorado Reservists On Duty in UAE

    Senior Airman Gilbert La Febre III says he’s learned something about himself during his first deployment as a member of U.S. Air Force.

  • Pennsylvania Guardsmen on Duty in UAE

    From plumbers to chaplains and IT professionals to medics, about three dozen members of the Pennsylvania Air National Guard’s 171st Air Refueling Wing are on duty, forward deployed to Al Dhafra Air Base in the United Arab Emirates.