• The American Chopper of Aircraft Maintenance

    With the eight-13 hour flights the aircraft of the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing have on a daily basis, some parts of the aircraft can wear down, crack or break over periods of time.The 380th Expeditionary Maintenance Squadron fabrication flight, also known as “Fab Flight” or the “American Chopper”

  • Pushing the Pace for Three O-5s

    While deployed at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates, many Airmen make personal goals to improve themselves, such as taking classes, volunteering, working on physical fitness and nutrition, among others. This was the case for three Airmen who have challenged themselves with improving their

  • Providing Power, Maintaining Barriers at ADAB

    Imagine this: a fighter aircraft has no power resistance to catch it, causing it to run off the runway upon landing. Or this: a major power outage inside a medical treatment facility keeps patients from receiving care. How does Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates prevent these life-threatening

  • EOD 134 Memorial Workout

    U.S. Airmen assigned to the 380th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal flight hosted the EOD 134 Memorial Workout, Nov. 30, 2018.380th Air Expeditionary Wing Airmen, along with coalition partners, participated in the annual workout to honor the 134 EOD technicians from

  • 380th EMDG: Providing Care to the Fight

    The 380th Air Expeditionary Wing consists of four groups executing the warfighting mission. One of these groups, the 380th Expeditionary Medical Group, provides various medical care and services supporting more than 3,500 deployed personnel at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates.

  • Why I serve – Capt Mark Erwin

    In an interview with the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing Public Affairs, U.S. Air Force Capt. Mark Erwin opens up about his decision to join the U.S. Air Force, what drove him to serve, and how he's helping Airmen at the 380th AEW, Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates.

  • November 2018 ADAB Retreat Ceremony

    Service members assigned to the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing keep tradition going by honoring the fallen during a retreat ceremony at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates, Nov. 2, 2018.The ceremony is held on the first Friday of every month to honor the brave men and women who lost their lives

  • 380th MXS Munitions Flight partners with host nation

    The 380th Expeditionary Maintenance Squadron munitions flight worked with their host nation partners to test 24 backlogged missiles at Al Dhafra Air Base, Aug. 13.The operation fostered partnership between the two nation’s offices, while also providing valuable training to the flight members.“During