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  • CDDAR: ADAB, AFCENT's Team Executes Training

    AL DHAFRA AIR BASE, United Arab Emirates -- Aircraft maintainers assigned to the 380th Expeditionary Maintenance Group joined together and conducted aircraft familiarization training at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates, Nov. 14-21. If an accident were to transpire, be it a fatal crash or an

  • Supporting ground and air operations

    Tech. Sgt. Adam Sigman, 908th KC-10 Extender inflight refueling specialist refuels a 94th Fighter Squadron F-22 raptor while Combat Aircraft Magazine editor and Journalist, Jamie Hunter, reviews photos, May 16. Hunter, covered the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing for a feature article and cover story at

  • (Part 3) In their words: Deployed Airmen enduring the holidays

    The following is a transcription of an interview with Sam, 380th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron military working dog, which was recorded Dec. 9, 2016. Sam’s handler Staff Sgt. Brandon, 380 ESFS working dog handler, helped as Sam’s translator. As the holiday season continues, we are using a

  • 380th AEW strengthens emergency response procedures through training

    The 380th Explosive Ordnance Disposal flight partnered with Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron military working dogs and Expeditionary Civil Engineering Squadron Fire Response Services for a joint training scenario at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia on Nov. 28, 2016.

  • (Part 2) In their words: Deployed Airmen enduring the holidays

    The following is a transcription of an interview with Staff Sgt. Anna, 380th Expeditionary Medical Group dental technician, which was recorded Nov. 23, 2016. As the holiday season opens, we are starting a series of Questions and Answers based on how deployed members stay resilient while away from

  • AFE: The last to let you down

    In the world of combat aviation, there is no room for error. Everyone in a long line of maintainers, engineers, planners and flight crew must execute their piece of the mission flawlessly in order to make sure the mission is successful. With everything handled perfectly, however, emergencies can

  • No “I” in emergency response

    Soaring at over 60,000 feet above the Earth, a pin-sized hole in a hydraulic line resulted in an in-flight emergency for a U-2 pilot and a network of Airmen ready to get him back on the ground safely at an undisclosed location, May 20. “The indication light wasn’t even on longer than a second at