• November 2018 ADAB Retreat Ceremony

    Service members assigned to the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing keep tradition going by honoring the fallen during a retreat ceremony at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates, Nov. 2, 2018.The ceremony is held on the first Friday of every month to honor the brave men and women who lost their lives

  • 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’s 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

  • COMACC visits the 380th AEW

    U.S. Air Force Gen. Mike Holmes, commander of Air Combat Command and Chief Master Sgt. Frank Batten, command chief of Air Combat Command meet with Airmen assigned to the 380th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Feb. 11, 2018, on Al Dhafra Air Base, UAE. The 380th AEW is a forward-deployed

  • Remember Your Heart's Health This Valentine’s Day

    Valentine’s Day is a brightly colored fun filled holiday with chocolate, flowers, love poems and appreciation for your significant other. While deployed, it can be exciting for an Airman to anticipate and wait for their special someone to get their thoughtful surprise from overseas.