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  • 379th ELRS provides clutch maintenance

    The 379th LRS is responsible for maintaining all the vehicles for team AUAB. This team ensures our aircraft maintainers have the heavy vehicles they need to tow aircraft, keeps the fuel and fire trucks running and work with vendors to repair leased vehicles.
  • Fuels lab provides quality assurance for CENTCOM

    The 379th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron provides a “home” for the Air Force Petroleum Office. The team of three provides quality assurance and control of fuels and gases for the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility. “The fuels lab handles over 700 samples a year for not only Al Udeid Air Base, but for our sister services and coalition partners,” said Chief Master Sgt. Chad Kraus, 379th ELRS chief enlisted manager. “This unique and dynamic team makes the mission happen for the entire AOR.”
  • Honoring the fallen

    Members of the 379th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron hosted an opening ceremony for National Police Week 2019 on March 13, 2019. In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation designating May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week in which it falls as National Police Week. The week aims to pay homage to law enforcement officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty.
  • Pause the stigma; continue the support

    Everyone has bad days and they often times impact a person's mental health. Mental health deals with the condition of an individual’s psychological and emotional well-being. “[It’s] just like your physical health, said Capt. Scott Deatherage, 379th Expeditionary Medical Operations Squadron behavioral health optimization program chief. “It is a spectrum with healthy on the optimal side and unhealthy on the other.” We are taught, being healthy means physically, socially, spiritually and lastly, mentally fit, the one many people push out of their line of sight. But ignoring any aspect of fitness, especially mental fitness can have a detrimental impacts to one’s life and military career. People find ways to become more physically fit, why not have the same attitude towards mental fitness?
  • Royal Canadian Air Force drives golf simulator upgrade

    Being deployed thousands of miles from home can be challenging, but some service members take time to increase the quality of life for service members here. When Royal Canadian Air Force Maj. Cameron ‘Divot’ Lowdon, 609th Air Operations Center senior offensive duty officer, visited the installation’s golf simulator, he saw more than a chance to practice his swing … he saw an opportunity to give back.
  • The weight on our shoulders

    “Let’s go! You got this,” one person chants as she runs past the finish line. Then she quickly turns around to make sure her all teammates, one-by-one, make it to the finish line during the 6.7 kilometer ruck for Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month. Though we go through annual training and have several outlets for survivors to speak out and educate others on sexual assault prevention, it’s still an ongoing issue in the military. This isn’t something that is just talked about every April each year. But it’s continuously ingrained into our total force community, and still it seems to be happening
  • Soldiers’ air defense capability defends skies

    Soldiers of the 1st Battalion, 43rd Air Defense Artillery Battalion, 11th ADA Brigade, maintain and operate Patriot missile launchers here, in defense of Al Udeid’s skies, personnel and assets. Soldiers of the 1-43rd ADA Battalion can rapidly respond to a threat if needed and train regularly to ensure they are experts in operating these surface-to-air weapon systems.
  • In-transit service members find tranquility at Transient Oasis

    The 379th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron opened the Transient Oasis here, April 11, 2019. The Transient Oasis acts as a focal point for in-transit service members and civilians awaiting travel.
  • U.S., Qatar military women build relationships over breakfast

    Women from U.S. and Qatar Armed Forces came together to participate in the second Women’s Networking Breakfast March 20, 2019, in Doha, Qatar. During the event, attendees shared a meal and toured local museums while discussing shared military and life experiences.
  • AUAB power projection: 1st ECEG “Loggies” enable construction across CENTCOM

    The 1st Expeditionary Civil Engineer Group manages and executes construction missions across U.S. Central Command’s area of responsibility, and thanks to the group’s logisticians, or “loggies,” equipment and engineers are able to move downrange. “Loggies” assigned to the group’s 557th Expeditionary RED HORSE Squadron, are vital in ensuring mission success at more than ten deployed locations throughout the region.
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