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  • Flight, maintenance crews work together to ensure mission success

    Senior Airman Aaron Hayes, 737th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron loadmaster, conducts pre-flight checks at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, Oct. 29, 2015. The 737th EAS mission is to provide airlift support throughout the area of responsibility for Operation INHERENT RESOLVE. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jerilyn Quintanilla)
  • ‘Mad Mules’ load P-19 ARFF vehicle onto ‘Herk’ to support OIR

    A C-130H Hercules was loaded with a 23,000 pound Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighting vehicle in less than 20 minutes here today, under cargo lights on an otherwise pitch-black flightline, with dozens of Airmen making it happen. How, exactly?  Airmen from the 746th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron, 379th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron and
  • The pattern is clear for partnership: Qatari and U.S. Air Force manage coalition Air Traffic seamlessly

    The Qatari military works with the U.S. Air Force 379th Expeditionary Operations Support Squadron air traffic control airmen deployed here on a daily basis overseeing operations and movements on the airfield.  The two co-orchestrate movements over coalition forces’ aircraft deployed here while providing assistance and organization to aircrews and
  • AUAB All-Stars and Qatari military score big during soccer scrimmage

    Soccer and كرة القدم have completely different pronunciations here in Qatar.  However, the word ‘partnership’ does not. SeveralU.S. and Qatari military members competed in a 70 minute soccer match tocelebrate the U.S. Army 240th birthday June 14, 2015 at Al Udeid Air Base,Qatar.On a regularbasis during the past few months, airman, soldiers and
  • CAPS does its part, keeps CENTCOM In the fight

    Quick accessto spare engines, batteries, C-130 wheels or just an O-ring on a gas gauge couldsave time, money, and maybe even lives downrange. The Consolidated AircraftPart Store is where more than 18 thousand sorties per year gain their support. Having morethan 390 thousand items in stock daily makes the airmen of the 379thExpeditionary Logistics
  • Striking the heart of the enemy

    Since November 2014, ISIL has suffered the loss of at least a dozen senior leaders to Coalition airstrikes. Airmen in the Strike Aircraft Maintenance Unit are doing their part to remind the world that arguably no one performs these missions better than the F-15E Strike Eagle.The F-15E Strike Eagle is a dual-role fighter designed to perform
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