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  • 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.
  • NDI: Ensuring structural integrity and peace of mind

    Inspections are nothing new to the Air Force. In fact, there is an Air Force specialty code within the maintenance field specifically for inspections. Whether at home or deployed, the mission for the 2A7X2 Nondestructive Inspection Airman does not change. They work daily to ensure the structural integrity of our aircraft.
  • 22nd MEU at ADAB

    AL DHAFRA AIR BASE, United Arab Emirates – Al Dhafra Air Base hosts several units from across the world and recently began hosting the mission of the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit.The composite squadron is making use of the base while their amphibious assault ship, USS Kearsarge, is in scheduled maintenance.“Our Marines are here because the
  • 380th Air Expeditionary Wing Retreat Ceremony

    Members of the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing gather for a monthly retreat ceremony on Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates, April 5, 2019. During the ceremony, the names of members who have paid the ultimate sacrifice in theater are honored, followed by the playing of Taps, retreat then sounds and the flag is lowered as the National Anthem is
  • DLE – Why the middle man?

    The 380th Expeditionary Maintenance Group hosts one of only five Depot Liaison Engineer (DLE) positions within the Air Force Central Command area of responsibility. “I have a pretty boring job if there are no aircraft broken – which is fine, we accept that.” said 1st Lt. M. Rebecca Kretzer, sustainment engineer and AFCENT DLE.
  • Preparing for Confrontation- Baton Training

    AL DHAFRA AIR BASE, United Arab Emirates -- “Everyone has a plan, until they get punched in the mouth.” –Mike Tyson.When a plan fails, training prevails. The 380th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron trains all incoming Force Protection Escort Airmen on the use of their issued baton, which they carry with them daily. Mr. Steven Cherry, 380th
  • HVAC keeps it cool

    The 380th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration shop works around the clock to safeguard cool and steady temperatures for all personnel at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates.
  • 380th ELRS FaRM: Repairing firetrucks and refuelers

    Whenever there is an issue involving specialty vehicles at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates, that is when the 380th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron’s Firetruck and Refueling mechanics gets to work.
  • 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.
  • AFCENT Band: Opening doors through music

    As music begins to play, the crowd of deployed members at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates, grows larger and larger to watch the Air Forces Central Command band perform. These dynamic musicians perform and tour in small ensembles throughout the Area of Responsibility, positively improving troop’s morale, diplomacy and providing outreach to host nation communities.