• Pride celebration brings color to 380th AEW

    The 380th Air Expeditionary Wing’s Pride Committee collaborated to organize a “Pride Month Extravaganza” on June 23, 2022, at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates. The event welcomed more than 100 servicemembers and civilians assigned to the 380th AEW and filled the Phantom pavilion area with

  • BAMS-D Global Hawks return home after 13-year mission

    After 13 years at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates, the last U.S. Navy RQ-4 Global Hawk, attached to the Broad Area Maritime Surveillance—Demonstrator mission, left its hangar one final time on June 16, 2022. As a part of the BAMS-D mission, the U.S. Navy utilized the Global Hawk to provide

  • 380th AEW Airmen celebrate Juneteenth

    The 380th Air Expeditionary Wing’s Juneteenth and Cultural Heritage Committees collaborated to organize a Juneteenth celebration, June 19, 2022, at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates. The event welcomed more than 300 service members and civilians to take part in a celebration of independence

  • 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

  • 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

  • ISR platforms combine capabilities in integration exercise

    U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Caleb Palompo, 380th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, marshals out an EC-130H Compass Call at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates, March 23, 2021. The Compass Call participated in an Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance integration