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  • Inspector General keeps ADAB ready and compliant

    The office of the inspector general can be described as the eyes and ears of the commander, working directly for the wing commander to ensure compliance of Air Force instruction and guidance. “We observe and report,” said Lt. Col. Justin White, 380th AEW IG. “We observe what’s going on, we weigh it against the guidance that’s out there, and we report.”
  • The Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Development Area

    Significant milestones toward the U.S. Development Area begin with demolition soon, and Dr. Khaled Masound is here to enable headway. Masound, Chief of Construction Division for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Middle East District, and his team provide years of experience and continuity to all engineers across ADAB.
  • 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 their current deployment.
  • U.S. Air Force's F-35A performs first sortie during Middle East deployment

    An F-35A Lightning II pilot assigned to the 4th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron dons an anti-gravity suit in preparation for the first combat sortie in the U.S. Air Forces Central Command area of responsibility April 26, 2019, Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates. The fleet of F-35s deployed from the 4th Fighter Squadron at Hill Air Force Base,
  • ADAB members continue with educational goals through ELRC

    Being selected for a deployment means that some plans may have to be placed on hold until you’ve returned. Thanks to the Education and Learning Resource Center at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates, one thing you will not have to change is your educational goal.
  • ELRS “Loggies” provides the magic behind movements

    There is a trio of Airmen working behind the scenes to ensure every piece of cargo and every member of Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates, has transportation in and out of the Area of Responsibility. The 380th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron logistics planners, commonly referred to as “Loggies,” are responsible for the overall reception, onward movement, and redeployment processes for the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing. Their mission is to redeploy all members and cargo in a timely manner.
  • HNCO: Handling Coordination with host nation

    Through deployments and temporary duties, part of being in the military involves traveling to foreign countries. The 380th Air Expeditionary Wing Host Nation Coordination Office at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates is here to provide the link between the DoD and the UAE.
  • Keeping ADAB operational all night long

    Even when the sun vanishes into the horizon, the mission does not stop. In order to provide 24/7 operations at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates, 380th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron’s night shift members provides maintenance inspection to keep the E-3 Sentry Airborne Warning and Control System in air.
  • Ensuring the Public’s Health

    The 380th Expeditionary Medical Group conducted a public health exercise at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates, Feb 18-22, 2019.
  • 380th EOSS: From Planning to Execution

    At Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates, the 380th Expeditionary Operational Support Squadron is made up of different sections which work together to ensure flights go out. Each sections plays a critical role in the planning and execution of every mission.
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