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  • US and Qatari AF conduct first combined exercise

    U.S. Air Force and Qatari Emiri Air Force pilots partnered to fly in the combined C-130J training exercise SAQKR 21, Sunday April 28th, 2019.
  • AUAB drives AORs largest sustainment airdrop in history

    Airmen of the 746th and 816th Expeditionary Airlift Squadrons conducted the largest sustainment airdrop in U.S. Central Command’s history on July 10-11, 2019.
  • Congressional Delegation visits AUAB

    U.S. Rep. Jenniffer Gonzalez-Colon has speaks with service members and constituents from Puerto Rico during a Congressional Delegation visit to Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar on July 4, 2019. Gonzalez-Colon represents Puerto Rico. During the visit her and eight members of congress were afforded the opportunity to speak directly with service members to
  • A little closer to home

    For some, joining the Air Force at a young age may seem like the best or only option. Many fresh graduates are not ready for school and just want something to fulfill their purpose. Master Mgt. Donald McCormick, 379th Expeditionary Operation Support Squadron C-130 aircrew flight equipment section NCOIC, was one of those young high schoolers that
  • AUAB Fuels the fight

    Senior Airman Jennifer Pell, 379th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels distribution operator, picks up a single point receptacle to load on the back of a fuels truck at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar on June 20, 2019. The Fuels Management Flight is responsible for dispensing fuel to all aircraft assigned to AUAB to meet mission requirements
  • Pride at the Deid

    In 2013, former president Barack Obama signed a proclamation designating June as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Month and Al Udeid Air Base celebrates the month. Openly serving is something that has not always been celebrated. People often wonder, if pride is celebrated for the LGBTQ community, why isn't it celebrated for the straight community? Well it all stems from the history of pride.  According to the Human Rights campaign, Pride began in New York in 1970 as a result of the Stonewall Riots in 1969. The riots lasted about three days and were some of the most defining instances of LGBTQ people resisting against police discrimination. It provided a place to be one's most loud, proud, and free self. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the riots and the community fights to this day to love whom they love, openly.
  • The 379th AEW welcomes new commander

    The 379th Air Expeditionary Wing welcomes Brig. Gen. Daniel Tulley as the wing commander during a change of command ceremony, June 17, 2019. During the ceremony, the wing guideon was passed from outgoing commander Brig. Gen. Jason Armagost to Tulley.
  • 379th ECES mission not impossible

    For the 379th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron Engineering Flight, the Airmen never leave a job unaccomplished. Construction projects are always ongoing so engineers either help lay the foundation for an idea, help work through rough patches in the middle or see the project through completion.
  • 379th EMDOS: Round the Clock Readiness

    Staff Sgt. Erik Polik, 379th Expeditionary Medical Operations Squadron medical technician performs an operations check on a stretcher at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, June 12, 2019. Stretchers are used for providing positioning and comfortable support to patients who require medical care. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sergeant Ashley L. Gardner)
  • U.S. invited to participate in Iftar Dinner

    United States military service members, coalition forces and their families were invited to participate in an Iftar dinner at the Katara Cultural Village Main Hall in Doha, Qatar on May 21, 2019. Qatari Brigadier General Abdel Aziz Saleh Al-Sulaiti, General Headquarters International Military Cooperation Authority invited the service members to Iftar to foster community relations between the host nation and military forces in Qatar during Ramadan.