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  • 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.
  • 577 EPBS removes rubber from ADAB flight line

    The 577th Expeditionary Prime Beef Squadron traveled to Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates to perform a rubber removal project for the runway Dec. 15, 2018. Whenever an aircraft touches down on the runway, it leaves a trace of rubber on the surface. Over time, excess amounts of rubber reduces aircraft braking, creating a landing hazard.
  • 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.
  • CSAF, CMSAF visit 332 AEW Airmen

    Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein and Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright visit the 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing members at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia. Goldfein and Wright spent much of the day touring facilities and gaining insight into the base's current mission sets.
  • 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.
  • 386th hosts first BASH training in Southwest Asia

    Timing is critical for mission success; ensuring aircraft get off the ground in the designated time is a must. However, when animals don’t seem to be too concerned, proper measures must be taken. Many airfields in Southwest Asia have found it difficult to keep animals away from runways and are looking for the most humane way to do so.
  • 99th ERS Airmen maintain U-2 flight suits

    The 99th Expeditionary Reconnaissance Squadron aerospace physiology support detachment maintain full-pressure suits which allows the U-2 pilots to conduct their reconnaissance missions.
  • Rapidly repairing the runway

    In order to keep this runway operational, the 380th Expeditionary Civil Engineering Squadron pavement equipment shop performs rapid runway repairs.
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