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  • Passing the Sniff Test - Military Working Dogs keep ADAB secure

    The 380th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron continues to “Hold the Line” at Al Dhafra Air Force Base, United Arab Emirates. In order to achieve that, consistent training, vigilance and teamwork are required to ensure nothing slips by undetected. Although the Defenders of ADAB are trained,

  • The Art in War - U.S. Army Sgt. Anthony Castillo Paints 10th Mural at ADAB

    U.S. Army Sgt. Anthony Castillo, a mobility specialist assigned to the 3-157th Field Artillery Regiment and Colorado National Guardsmen, provided outstanding service to the 380th air Expeditionary Wing by painting murals on T-walls throughout the Phantom compound. To avoid painting in temperatures

  • Vehicle Management: wheels on the ground support wings in the air

    The U.S. Air Force is known for its planes and pilots. But having a fully functional, well maintained vehicle fleet is just as important, in order to keep wings in the air. The 380th Air Expeditionary Wing has a fleet of approximately 600 vehicles, used to support its mission of delivering air power

  • Top performers celebrated at ADAB

    The 380th Air Expeditionary Wing celebrated their top performers during a quarterly awards ceremony at the Phantom Pavilion, October 4, 2022 at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates. Embracing the spirit of football season, the theme for the third quarter awards was a tailgating event. Airmen

  • Hispanic Heritage Month Highlight: Senior Airman Jennifer Alvarenga

    Senior Airman Jennifer Alvarenga, a munitions control specialist assigned to the 380th Expeditionary Maintenance Squadron, is a first generation, Salvadorian/American. Alvarenga says that finding friendships in those with similar experiences, gives her a sense of family away from family.

  • 380th AEW holds Storytellers event

    Six Airmen assigned to the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing stepped forward to share their own experiences of hardship and resiliency during a “Storytellers” event, September 21, 2022, at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates. Airmen spoke about their struggle with life, faith, suicide, the loss of a

  • 380th ELRS Airmen support USAID-led flood relief for Pakistan

    The 380th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron prepared and palletized more than 1.4 million pounds of humanitarian relief cargo, provided by the U.S. Agency for International Development, September 8-12, 2022 at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates. More than 40 Airmen from across the

  • 380th EOD competes in skills challenge

    The 380th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron’s Explosive Ordinance Disposal section hosted an EOD skills challenge September 5-9, 2022, at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates. Three teams of two were presented with various challenges to test their abilities as EOD technicians.

  • 380th AEW Airmen organize International Heritage Night

    Airmen from the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing and Cultural Heritage Committee collaborated to organize an International Heritage Night on September 2, 2022, at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates. The event welcomed more than 200 service members and civilians to explore the diverse cultural