• Air Force announces Airmen leadership qualities

    The Airman leadership qualities are expected to form the basis for the future officer and enlisted performance reporting systems. The alignment between evaluating units and evaluating Airmen is intended to further emphasize and accelerate an understanding and adoption of the associated leadership

  • Exercise "Enduring Lightning II" strikes again

    U.S. Air Force Central Command and the Israeli Air Force conducted the exercise "Enduring Lightning II" on Aug. 2, 2020 in the skies over southern Israel. It is the second joint exercise between the two countries involving the F-35.The IAF's 140th Squadron, which operates the "Adir" (F-35I) fighter

  • F-35 crews conquer new territory in CENTCOM AOR

    The 421st Expeditionary Fighter Squadron did something in early July which had never been done before by an F-35A Lightning II unit - go into alert status.The squadron performed alert status exercises to provide the necessary data points to mission planners with the U.S. Air Force Central Command

  • Air Force releases grooming, fitness guidance during COVID-19

    In a message to Airmen March 31, Lt. Gen. Brian T. Kelly, Air Force deputy chief of staff for manpower, personnel and services, explained installation commanders have the authority to adjust standards as needed, while also encouraging Airmen to maintain grooming and fitness standards to the greatest

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Improving the process: ARC advisor visits ADAB

    U.S. Air Force Col. Troy Morgan, U.S. Air Forces Central Command deputy air reserve component advisor, speaks to Airmen at the ammunition compound on Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates, Feb. 7, 2018. Directed by AFCENT in support of United States Central Command, the 380th Air Expeditionary

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