• Resilience

    Chaplain Maj. Gen. Steven Schaick, U.S. Air Force Chief of Chaplains, visited the Combined Air Operations Center at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Nov. 7, 2019. He spoke to Airmen about the importance of being resilient in a deployed location and how resilience supports readiness and builds a more lethal force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman
  • “Triple Nickel” returns to the fight

    For the first time in 15 years, the 555th Fighter Squadron has deployed here to provide war-winning air power and deterrence to the region.One of the biggest enthusiasts of the Triple Nickel and their F-16 Fighting Falcons being in the region is U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Joseph Guastella, commander of U.S. Air Forces Central Command and former
  • AFCENT Airmen, Coalition Forces Work Together to Defend Region

    Thousands of U.S. service members continually train here with regional partners to strengthen and reinforce the coalition’s defensive posture and ability to defend against regional threats.Over the summer, U.S. Air Forces Central Command focused on adaptive basing, increasing and improving redundancy and resilience in its operational depth,
  • Global Strike this week: Capability, professionalism and boldness

    The men and women of Air Force Global Strike Command have not only had a busy week, but have repeatedly showcased the importance of rapid deployment to conduct combat operations.During the past week, AFGSC, in coordination with U.S. Strategic Command, U.S. European Command and U.S. Central Command, executed two bomber deployments in three different
  • 332 EMDG, coalition partners train in Mass Casualty exercise

    The 332d Air Expeditionary Wing coordinated a Mass Casualty (MASCAL) exercise on Oct. 16, 2019. Several key players from the 332d Expeditionary Medical Group and coalition medical team partners from the Royal Jordanian Air Force (RJAF) and German Air Force partnered together with the 332 AEW first responder units.
  • AFCENT leadership team visits 380 AEW

    U.S. Air Forces Central Command top leadership visited the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing Oct. 25, 2019, for a base immersion and to discuss the wing’s critical role in the theater of operations.Lt. Gen. Joseph Guastella, AFCENT commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Shawn Drinkard, AFCENT command chief, arrived to the base days following the deployment of
  • CAOC goes dark, EACOMS steps in

    Last month, members from the Combined Air Operations Center at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, historically relinquished air power command and control operations to the Total Force 609th Air Support Squadron at Shaw Air Force Base in South Carolina for a 24-hour period. For the first time, a normally full and buzzing CAOC with wall-to-wall screens and rows of work stations went quiet and dark. Navigating through empty chairs and blank screens, the 609th Expeditionary Air Communications Squadron began a mission of their own.
  • 380th ESFS brings proficiency firing to the AOR

    The 380th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron has worked diligently this year to bolster their training program and bring increased lethality to Al Dhafra Air Base.
  • JSTARS: numbers don’t lie

    The 7th Expeditionary Airborne Command and Control Squadron reached a major milestone by flying the E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System for more than 113,000 combat hours in support of coalition operations throughout the Gulf region Sept. 30, 2019.
  • Legal Notice: Mr. Jason P. Zaki Estate Claims Notice

    Mr. Jason P. Zaki of the Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Division, Air and Space Operations Center, Al Udeid Air Base Qatar, passed away on 18 September 2019. Anyone having knowledge of claim for or against the deceased's estate may contact the Summary Courts Officer, Capt Christopher M. Shepherd, at DSN 318.436.4285 or via email