• Two missions, one fight

    An U.S. flag hangs in the passenger area of a KC-10 Extender before take-off from the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing, Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates, Feb. 2, 2018. Flags flown during combat missions are given away as gifts in an effort to thank family and friends for their support to the

  • Honoring fallen law enforcement

    Maj. Laserian Nwoga, 380th Air Expeditionary Wing, chaplain, delivers an opening prayer during a remembrance ceremony at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates Dec. 21, 2017. The ceremony highlighted the heroic actions of Security Forces Airmen and Office of Special Investigations special agents

  • Veterans Day while deployed

    Legacy, Honor, Freedom, Valor, and Patriotism. These are some of the underlying tones speaking to us on what we know as Veterans Day.Unfailingly for 98 years, America has remembered the uniformed members serving our country on November 11, first as Armistice Day, later renamed Veterans Day in 1954.

  • 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

  • (Part 5) In their words: Deployed Airmen enduring the holidays

    The following is a transcription of an interview with Staff Sgt. Juan, 380th Air Expeditionary Wing chaplain assistant, which was recorded Nov. 28, 2016. This series of Questions and Answers is based on how deployed members stay resilient while away from home during the holidays.

  • (Part 4) In their words: Deployed Airmen enduring the holidays

    The following is a transcription of an interview with Senior Airman Marisa, 727th Expeditionary Air Control Squadron weapons director, which was recorded Nov. 28, 2016. We continue a series of Questions and Answers based on how deployed members stay resilient while away from home during the

  • (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

  • Hawk soars past 10,000 flying-hour milestone

    Shortly before dawn Mar. 7, an RQ-4 Global Hawk embarked on an Operation Inherent Resolve mission that sent the aircraft soaring past the 10,000 flying hour milestone at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia.RQ-4 Global Hawk aircraft 2019, or “A2019”, was the first block 20 and first RQ-4B model