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U.S. Marine Corps Birthday U.S. Marine Corps Celebrates 242nd Birthday
Marines with the Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 161 (Rein) at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, spend much of the year looking forward to the most highly anticipated event on their collective calendars. On Nov 10, the U.S. Marine Corps, which is one year older than the United States of America, celebrates its official birthday.This event memorializes the
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Members of the U.S. Air Force, Royal Air Force, and Qatar Emiri Air Force take part in responding too, and evaluating the response too, a simulated aircraft accident on the runway at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Oct. 3, 2017. Exercise Atlas Mountain brings together three coalition partners, puts flight line safety to the test
After months of planning, the U.S. Air Force joined with its coalition partners from the United Kingdom and Qatar to take part in an exercise on the runway at Al Udeid Air Base. The exercise, originally proposed by the UK in order to satisfy internal safety requirements, was designed to test the effectiveness of an emergency response to an aircraft accident on the runway. By the time the exercise took place on Oct. 3, it involved around 120 to 150 service members from three coalition forces.
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EOD technicians conduct night counter-IED training EOD technicians conduct C-IED training at night
U.S. Air Force explosive ordnance disposal technicians, assigned to the 379th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron, conduct nighttime counter improves explosive device training.
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U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Johan Pena, foreground, junior controller and Staff Sgt. Takneisha Boatright, senior controller, both assigned to the 8th Expeditionary Air Mobility Squadron/Air Mobility Command Center, sit at their computers in the AMCC at Al Udeid, Air Base, Qatar, Aug. 22, 2017. Whether you are coming to Al Udeid or leaving, the Air Mobility Command Center is here to make sure you have what you need
Every aircraft flying into or out of Al Udeid Air Base on a mission with the U.S. Air Mobility Command, begins and ends their time on base with a call to someone at the Air Mobility Command Center operated by the 8th Expeditionary Air Mobility Squadron.
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Royal Air Force 83 Expeditionary Air Group receives new commander Royal Air Force 83 Expeditionary Air Group receives new commander
Royal Air Force Air Commodore Roddy Dennis, Air Component Command and Air Officer Commanding 83 Expeditionary Air Group assumes command of the group from Air Commodore Johnny Stringer.
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In the cargo bay of a C-130 Hercules from the 911th Airlift Wing, Pittsburgh Air Reserve Station, two loadmasters hold up a U.S. flag. A journey of military service and faith
In the cargo bay of a C-130 Hercules from the 911th Airlift Wing, Pittsburgh Air Reserve Station, two loadmasters hold up a U.S. flag. The flag has meaning, memories and a story to U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Isela Gonzalez, chaplain assistant with the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing Chapel. With a stern look, she recites the oath of enlistment and the next chapter of the flag’s journey begins.
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U.S. Air Force Capt. Rafael Toro-Quinones, officer in charge assigned to the Air Force Central Command Band, Touch-n-Go, listens to the band during a recording session where the band recorded their punk rock rendition of the Air Force Song at Al Udeid, Air Force Base, Qatar, Sept. 21, 2017. The AFCENT Band, Touch-n-Go, records their punk rock rendition of the Air Force Song
Members of the U.S. Air Force Central Command Band, Touch-n-Go, set up a temporary recording studio and cut their own punk rock rendition of the Air Force Song at Al Udeid, Air Force Base, Qatar, Sept. 21, 2017.
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U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Ronald Toia, loadmaster with the 746th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron, marshals a K-loader to a C-130 Hercules at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Oct. 3, 2017. 746th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron transports cargo in support of OIR
U.S. Air Force Airmen with the 746th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron, transport passengers and cargo throughout the U.S. Air Forces Central Command Area of Responsibility.
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U.S. Air Force Senior Airman John Hodgkins, firefighter with the 379th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron’s Fire and Emergency Services Flight, drags a hose 150 feet to the end of station two during a firefighter combat challenge at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Sept. 1, 2017. Firefighters with the U.S. Air Force and Qatar Emiri Air Force complete a firefighter combat challenge at Al Udeid Air Base
Firefighters from the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing and Qatar Emiri Air Force Fire Department teamed up to participate in a firefighter combat challenge together here on Sept., 7.
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U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Alexandra Haytasingh, center, sub-committee lead for Operation Community with the First 4 professional organization, gives a safety brief to volunteers prior to starting base cleanup efforts at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Sept. 1, 2017. Operation Community gives Airmen opportunity to hone leadership skills
Taking part in a professional organization, such as the First 4, at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, provides U.S. Air Force Airmen between the ranks of Airman to Senior Airman an opportunity to learn, hone new skills and receive mentorship.
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