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  • Here Comes the Boom

    1 minute 10 second video package of SSgt Michael Mason, Boom Operator, deployed to Al Dhafra Air Base, UAE. Sgt Mason is assigned to the 908th Expeditionary Aerial Refueling Squadron and talks about his love for the job. During the flight, Sgt Mason refueled several F-35 Lightning II and F-15E Strike Eagle aircraft.
  • C.A.R.E Team: Assemble!

    Helping agents like the Sexual Assault Response Coordinator, Mental Health, Equal Opportunity and the Chaplain Corps have assembled a team that serves Airmen, Soldiers, Sailors, Marines and Civilians deployed to Al Dhafra Air Base. This group of servicemen and servicewomen call themselves the C.A.R.E. Team, which is short for The Coalition for
  • ADAB observes Police Week 2019

    Members across Al Dhafra Air Base came together during Police Week 2019 to honor and remember law enforcement officers who have fallen in the line of duty.
  • 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,
  • 1-43 ADA and the Patriot missile system

    The 1st Battalion, 43rd Air Defense Artillery Regiment maintains the Patriot missile systems deployed to protect assets on Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates. “[At home station] we do our gunnery certifications and then we do pre-deployment exercises and that culminates with us deploying,” said 1st Lt. Rafael Ramos-Michael, Bravo Battery, 1-43 ADA fire control platoon leader. “Here our primary role is ballistic missile defense.”
  • Command Post: Getting the message out

    Every base has them, the windowless rooms and buildings filled with computers, telephones and radios. What goes on behind those walls may be some of the most important communications base wide. “As Command Post, you are operating in a windowless environment,” said Tech. Sgt. Monica Anaya, 380th Air Expeditionary Wing Command Post training manager.
  • Weston Brothers deployed to ADAB

    AL DHAFRA AIR BASE, United Arab Emirates – The Air Force asks a lot of families, including relocating through their years of service.Brothers, Garrett and Cameron Weston, may have been separated by their service, but the staff sergeants were brought back together at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, then deployed together to Al Dhafra.The two are on the
  • EFSS is at your service

    Every other month the 380th Expeditionary Force Support Squadron hosts a Food Forum meant to engage the base populous and encourage feedback on the current operations within the various dining facilities on base.
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