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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 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.

  • Friesen takes command of 380th EMDS Phantom Medics

    Col. Stacey G. Friesen, the new commander of the 380th Expeditionary Medical Squadron, took command July 11, 2022, at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates. The occasion was marked by the official activation of the 380th EMDS and the assumption of command ceremony.

  • New Valkyrie takes command of 62nd EATKS

    Maj. Nathan “PHOD” Erickson relinquished command of the 62nd Expeditionary Attack Squadron to Maj. Andrew “House” Leader July 6, 2022, at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates. The 62nd EATKS, which operates under the callsign Valkyrie, has a mission to employ, launch and recover MQ-9 Reapers for

  • Active Shooter exercise keeps emergency response Airmen resilient and ready

    Airmen assigned to seven 380th Air Expeditionary Wing units participated in an active shooter, explosive ordinance disposal exercise June 25, 2022, at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates. The intent of the joint agency exercise was to evaluate emergency responders with no advance notice, in