• Thinking caps on for squadron innovation

    There may be Airmen who are looking for a way to give their ideas on how to make their work place and the Air Force better. The Squadron Innovation Fund (SIF) program gives AF members a way to do that, while executing the mission at the same time.

  • 1-7 ADA BN Change of responsibility

    U.S. Army Command Sgt. Maj. Robert Bell, command sergeant major of the 1st Battalion, 7th Air Defense Artillery, renders a final salute to the men and women of 1-7 ADA during the change of responsibility ceremony at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates, March 11, 2018. Bell's next assignment

  • Anytime and anywhere: Refuelers keep the fight going

    U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jennifer Umbach, flight engineer operates and monitor engine and aircraft system controls and indicators during a refueling mission over Afghanistan, March 9, 2018. Umbach is responsible for aircraft forms and records during flight and while aircraft is away from home

  • AFCENT BAND ROCKS 2018 U.S. NATIONAL DAY

    United States Air Forces Central Command band rocked as Americans and Emirates joined together to celebrated the birth of the United States a few months early, in the United Arab Emirates.

  • 380th supports Operation Inherent Resolve with mobile gas

    A U.S. Air Force F-22 assigned to the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing, Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates prepares to receive fuel from a KC-10 Extender over Syria March 2, 2018. The F-22 possesses a sophisticated sensor suite allowing the pilot to track, identify, shoot and kill air-to-air

  • Encrypt or else: Air Force‚Äôs new method of protecting PII

    As of Feb 6, 2018, U.S. Air Force officials announced a new method in preventing Personally Identifiable Information breaches within email transmissions. This new method of eliminating PII breaches via email will affect all personnel assigned to Al Dhafra Air Base.

  • Night Ops at the 380th AEW

    An U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor assigned to the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing, Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates prepares to taxi down the runway in support of Operation Inherent Reslove, Feb. 13, 2018. The Raptor is a critical component of the Global Strike Task Force and is designed to

  • Two missions, one fight

    An U.S. flag hangs in the passenger area of a KC-10 Extender before take-off from the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing, Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates, Feb. 2, 2018. Flags flown during combat missions are given away as gifts in an effort to thank family and friends for their support to the