• Fighting Falcons soar at sunset

    A U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon assigned to the 480th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron lands Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates, Dec. 2, 2020. The F-16 is highly maneuverable in air-to-air combat and air-to-surface attack while providing a low-cost, high-performance weapon system for the

  • Partnered air expeditionary wings integrate, deliver rapid airpower

    A U.S. Air Force Airman assigned to the 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing waits for the arrival of two F-15E Strike Eagles at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates, Nov. 19, 2020. The 380th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron conducted hot-pit refueling in support of 332nd AEW aircraft

  • AFCENT units train to win the day

    The 380th Air Expeditionary Wing partnered with the 378 AEW, Prince Sultan Air Base, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and the 379 AEW, Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, to conduct a regional training exercise.Each wing brought its own specialty to the training, demonstrated through their aircraft.The 378 AEW

  • 380th AEW Commander Gives COVID-19 Update

    Brig. Gen. Lansing Pilch, Commander of the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing, delivers an update to Al Dhafra Air Base members regarding COVID-19. (U.S. Air Force video by Tech. Sgt. Joshua Williams)

  • HVAC keeps it cool

    The 380th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration shop works around the clock to safeguard cool and steady temperatures for all personnel at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates.

  • XP: the base’s front door

    The 380th Air Expeditionary Wing Plans and Programs shop, also known as “XP,” is that first step. They are responsible for developing base’s plans, programs and policies; coordinating programming actions to resolve issues; and constantly analyzing the effectiveness of these programs.

  • UTANG Airmen far from home, bringing the fight

    Far from home in a deployed environment, many components make up the complex, yet dynamic mission. Members of the Utah National Guard, also known as UTANG, are one of those key components here at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates.

  • QA making sure it’s done right

    Going the extra step to ensure things are done the right way is what the Air Force is about. This precaution is pertinent to Airmen’s safety and the Air Force’s mission. The 380th Expeditionary Maintenance Group Quality Assurance team is responsible for serving as the primary technical advisory