• Two colonels reflect on multiple ADAB deployments

    Two commanders, with more than 54 years of dedicated service combined, find themselves at Al Dhafra Air Base telling their story.Both Col. George Wilson, 380th Expeditionary Operations Group commander, and Col. James Clavenna, 380th Expeditionary Maintenance Group commander, are coming to the end of

  • 380 AEW Airman wins 2016 Air Force Airfield Management Journeyman of the Year

    An Airman from the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing was recently recognized as one of the Air Force’s Journeymen of the Year. Staff Sgt. Dionta Bolding, 380th Expeditionary Operations Support Squadron deputy airfield manager, was named as the Journeyman of the Year in the Airfield Management category,

  • 380 POL fuels the fight

    Airman First Class Joshua Gill, left, 380th KC-10 Extender Aircraft Maintenance Unit crew chief, and Senior Airman Ross Karrick, 380th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron distribution technician, fuel a KC-10 Extender Aug. 4, 2017, at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates. Refueling at

  • Wing leadership lends helping hand

    Brig. Gen.Derek C. France, left, 380th Air Expeditionary Wing commander, and Col. Mark S. Robinson, 380 AEW vice commander, unload pallets of food Aug. 31, 2017, at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates. Wing leadership spent the morning helping Airmen at Roy’s Flightline Kitchen unload, sort,

  • Vehicle operations: Driving force behind 380 AEW mission

    Hustle and bustle are an everyday part of the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing’s tempo as Airmen constantly contribute to execute the mission. Behind every movement, and enabling every success by physically providing personnel means of reaching their daily duties, is the 380th Expeditionary Logistics

  • 908 EARS refuels F/A-18s, Eurofighters

    A U.S. Navy F/A-18 Super Hornet receives fuel from a KC-10 Extender with the 908th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron August 2, 2017, above southwest Asia. In its attack mode, it is used for force projection, interdiction and close and deep air support. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman

  • Exercise Desert Flag kicks off in Southwest Asia

    The Air Force Central Command Air Warfare Center kicked off the first exercise Desert Flag, three-week long joint-flying exercise, at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, March 13. Desert Flag, also known as IRON FALCON 16-2, is a multilateral U.S. Air Forces Central Command-led exercise held

  • 380th AEW welcomes Vice President and Dr. Biden

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and his wife, Dr. Jill Biden, met with more than 1,000 service members assigned to the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing and their coalition partners from five nations at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, March 7, 2016.  Brig. Gen. Daniel Orcutt, 380th AEW

  • Defenders, K9s relocate to new home

    U.S. and Royal Australian Air Force Airmen with the 380th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron Military Working Dog Section recently moved into their newly constructed K9 compound at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia.  Military working dogs and their handlers provide detection capabilities