• EOD and Fire light up the night

    A vehicle burns during a firefighting training exercise August 10, 2021, at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar. The 379th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Emergency Services worked with the 379th ECES Explosive Ordnance Disposal team to conduct realistic fire training scenarios. (U.S. Air Force

  • C-17s support Afghanistan drawdown

    A C-17 Globemaster III assigned to Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina, takes off on the runway April 27, 2021, at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar. U.S. Air Force C-17s and other mobility aircraft around the U.S. Air Forces Central theater are assisting with the safe and orderly drawdown operations from

  • USAF firefighters train on new truck to be used throughout CENTCOM AOR

    Approximately 27 firefighters from throughout the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility gathered to train on the TITAN Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting (ARFF) P-19C vehicle at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, March 12-15, 2021. The P-19C is the newest generation of C-130 transportable fire trucks in

  • Al Udeid Airmen, Qatar Emiri Air Force partnership enhances versatility

    Al Udeid Air Base has witnessed several milestones with the U.S. KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft. On Jan. 21, 2021, led by a Qatari police escort, a fuel truck and Airmen from the 379th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron made their way from Al Udeid AB to Doha AB – partnering with the Qatar

  • U.S. Air Forces Central Band records song for Year of Culture

    Dana Al Fardan, Qatar's only female contemporary composer, records vocals during a recording session with the U.S. Air Forces Central Band Jan. 10, 2021, in Doha, Qatar. Al Fardan and the AFCENT Band collaborated on and recorded the song "Rising" for the Qatar-U.S.A. 2021 Year of Culture. (U.S. Air