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  • ‘Eye in the sky’ surveillance at Al Udeid

    According to Air Force doctrine, air superiority requires basic freedom of movement – the ability to operate anywhere without opposition. Twenty three Airmen from the 727th Expeditionary Air Control Squadron, Detachment 3, here, enable this level of control, ensuring no aircraft within 240 nautical miles range of Al Udeid Air Base goes unseen or unidentified.
  • Medical Airmen, volunteers keep blood supply flowing

    Al Udeid Air Base’s Blood Transshipment Center is a one of a kind place. While it is the only blood transshipment center in U.S. Central Command’s area of responsibility, it also houses one of the few missions on base that regularly uses volunteers from other career fields.
  • ELRS “loggies” facilitate warfighter movement

    Thousands of Airmen come to Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar. While some remain here, others continue on their way to various deployed locations throughout U.S. Central Command’s area of responsibility. No matter their final destination, every warfighter’s transportation is facilitated by 379th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron log planners, or “loggies,” who ensure service members in transit have lodging, vehicles, cell phones and the up-to-date flight information they need to get where they need to go.
  • AGE Airmen keep ground equipment rolling

    Airmen of the 379th Expeditionary Maintenance Squadron aerospace ground equipment flight ensure 571 pieces of ground equipment are up to specifications and ready to support aircraft flying missions here. AGE Airmen here perform maintenance on a variety of aircraft equipment including bomb lifts, hydraulic test stands, air conditioners, heaters and power carts.
  • Propulsion Airman keeps bombs, mindset on target

    Airmen from the 379th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron’s 9th Aircraft Maintenance Unit work hard to ensure each B-1B Lancer engine can operate at its 30,000 plus pounds of potential thrust during missions. While each 9th AMU Airman does their part to ensure jets get off the ground, Airman 1st Class Shelby Ries, 379th EAMXS B-1B aerospace propulsion journeyman, keeps bombs dropping as well as anyone.
  • ECONS Airmen manage multi-million dollar contracts

    Airmen from the 379th Expeditionary Contracting Squadron like to say that each Airman’s signature is worth at least $1.5 million. This means, with a simple stroke of the pen, the most junior Airman from the 379th ECONS can coordinate up to $1.5 million in contracts to support missions throughout U.S. Air Forces Central Command’s area of responsibility.
  • EOD team aces VBIED response exercise

    Explosive ordnance disposal team members from the 379th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron responded to a simulated vehicle borne improvised explosive device as part of a training exercise here, Dec. 18, 2018.
  • Air Force top leaders thank AUAB Airmen

    U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein and Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright visited Al Udeid Air Base to meet and speak with service members Dec. 19 to 20, 2018. On the first day of their visit, Goldfein and Wright held a base-wide “all call” where they discussed topics such as leader development, readiness
  • MX, CES Airmen perform first of its kind repair in AOR

    Airmen of the 8th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron and 379th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron teamed up to replace a C-17 Globemaster III’s pitch trim actuator Dec. 16 to Dec. 18, here.
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