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  • 380th AEW remembers 9/11

    The 380th Air Expeditionary Wing held a 9/11 Patriot Day memorial ceremony September 11, 2022, at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates. As the events of that day slip deeper into history, the focus of the memorial was to ensure those who saw that day continue to remember it, and those too young

  • 380th EOD competes in skills challenge

    The 380th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron’s Explosive Ordinance Disposal section hosted an EOD skills challenge September 5-9, 2022, at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates. Three teams of two were presented with various challenges to test their abilities as EOD technicians.

  • 380th AEW Airmen organize International Heritage Night

    Airmen from the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing and Cultural Heritage Committee collaborated to organize an International Heritage Night on September 2, 2022, at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates. The event welcomed more than 200 service members and civilians to explore the diverse cultural

  • U.S. Army Specialist named Top Performer by 380th AEW 5/6 Council

    Spc. Noah Mangas, an air defense enhanced early warning system operator assigned to the 4th Battalion 3rd Air Defense Artillery Regiment, was recognized as July's 'Top Performer' by the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing's 5/6 Council August 25, 2022, at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates. The Top

  • Mastering Resiliency at ADAB

    Fifteen Airmen from the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing graduated from a Phantom University resiliency course, August 11, 2022, at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates. Students complete their degree by accomplishing required tasks from three of four general areas: Physical Education, Social

  • Out with the old, in with the new – 4 Reapers return home

    Four General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper drones were loaded onto a Lockheed C-5M Super Galaxy assigned to the 22nd Airlift Squadron, August 10, 2022, at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates. Since June, the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing has redeployed five Reaper drones back to the United States in

  • Tech Sergeants of Tomorrow Celebrated at ADAB

    Seven staff sergeants assigned to the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing were recognized as being selected to promote to the rank of technical sergeant, July 22, 2022, at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates. 2022 was a lean year for those competing for promotion. Approximately 34,000 eligible

  • 380th AEW supports ACE exercise “Agile Tuskegee”

    The 380th Air Expeditionary Wing supported and participated in exercise “Agile Tuskegee” July 12-13, Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates. The exercise, led by Ninth Air Force (Air Forces Central), demonstrates the flexibility of U.S. airpower assets and its interoperability with partner nations

  • AFCENT Air Warfare Center changes command

    The Ninth Air Force (Air Forces Central) Air Warfare Center held a change of command ceremony July 15, 2022, at Erth Hotel, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Col. Jordan G. Grant, the previous commander of AFCENT AWC passed the guidon to Lt. Col Kevin Walsh.