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  • The Al Dhafra Air Base USO

    The USO continuously adapts to the needs of America’s men and women in uniform and their families, so the troops can focus on their missions. At Al Dhafra Air Base, the USO hosts numerous programs to help deployed service members feel more at home.

  • Exercise "Enduring Lightning II" strikes again

    U.S. Air Force Central Command and the Israeli Air Force conducted the exercise "Enduring Lightning II" on Aug. 2, 2020 in the skies over southern Israel. It is the second joint exercise between the two countries involving the F-35.The IAF's 140th Squadron, which operates the "Adir" (F-35I) fighter

  • F-35 Hot Pit Refuel Enchanes Readiness Capabilities

    Members of the 380th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance and Logistics Readiness Squadrons standby as an F-35A Lightning II taxis toward a hot pit refueling point on the Al Dhafra Air Base flightline, United Arab Emirates, Jan. 29, 2020 . A hot pit refueling is the process in which ground crew Airmen

  • 380 SFS Airman earns Tuskegee Airman Inc. award

    The 380th Air Expeditionary Wing’s very own Master Sgt. Josefina Liles was selected as the Senior Master Sergeant Margaret Frances Barbour, NCO Military Award winner by Tuskegee Airman Inc. Liles was recognized during the 47th Annual Tuskegee Airmen National Convention in Las Vegas, Nevada, Aug.

  • Joint exercise builds stronger emergency response teams

    Members from the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing participated in a joint foreign nation exercise here, May 2. The exercise simulated a midair collision between two foreign nation aircraft to which 380th AEW emergency response personnel is called to support. “The point of the exercise was going through

  • KC-10 support USS Nimitz (CVN 68)

    As part of Joint Task Force - Operation Inherent Resolve 908th EARS-assigned KC-10s routinely refuel coalition and sister service aircraft, including F/A-18C Super Hornets from the USS Nimitz (CVN 68) in the skies over Iraq and Syria. The 908 EARS, part of the 380 Air Expeditionary Wing, is hosted

  • 908 EARS refuels B-52s, F-15Es, A-10s

    The 908th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron refueled several aircraft July 19, 2017, in support of Operation Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve in the skies over southwest Asia.

  • 380 EFSS serves up mission success

    Multiple times a day, a dull roar overtakes installation dining facilities as men and women of the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing flood inside to grab a bite to eat and escape the heat — if just for a little while.Although most visitors pay little to no attention to more than their plates, 380th

  • 380 AEW bids farewell to Brig. Gen. Corcoran

    Brig. Gen. Charles S. Corcoran, 380th Air Expeditionary Wing commander, gets sprayed with water at his fini-flight June 30, 2017, at an undisclosed location in southwest Asia. Members of the 380th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Department sprayed the general with a fire hose. (U.S. Air