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  • Airmen create home away from home

    As the old saying goes, a picture is worth a thousand words and if this wall could talk, you might hear it repeat another age-old adage “Be an owner, not a renter.” Nine Airmen from the 379th Expeditionary Mission Support Group at Al Udeid Air Base took this saying to heart when they spent more than 250 hours volunteering to beautify and improve their main building.
  • United effort: U.S., UK, Qatar test emergency response procedures

    Members of the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing, along with Royal Air Force and Qatar Emiri Air Force members participated in a major accident response exercise at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar on Nov. 12, 2019.
  • Rivet Joint: On watch for 29 years

    Airmen assigned to the 763rd Expeditionary Reconnaissance Squadron recognized 29 years of continuous service in the U.S. Air Forces Central Command’s area of responsibility during a ceremony at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar on Nov. 23, 2019. The ceremony provided the opportunity for 763 ERS Airmen to reflect on their contributions to the Air Force mission which began in preparation of OPERATION DESERT STORM and continues to this day.
  • SECAF, CSAF begin AOR tour at Al Udeid

    For the first time in her new position, Secretary of the Air Force Barbara Barrett joined Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein as they began a visit of U.S. Air Forces Central Command’s area of responsibility at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Nov. 17-18.
  • 378th AEG stands up at PSAB

    Nearly two decades ago, it was the largest expeditionary operations center in the Air Force and served as the primary location for air power in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. In the early months of 2003, thousands of coalition and U.S. service members worked and operated out of Prince Sultan Air Base, Saudi Arabia. By the end of summer 2003, operations shifted to Al Udeid Air Base in Qatar where they remain today. Operations in PSAB came to a halt.
  • AUAB trains for battlefield medicine

    In an effort to enhance contingency and wartime response capabilities, the 379th Expeditionary Medical Group held three Tactical Combat Casualty Care introduction courses at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar from Oct. 16-24, 2019.
  • 379 AEW receives Meritorious Unit Award

    The 379th Air Expeditionary Wing and its tenant units were awarded the Meritorious Unit Award, for exceptional performance in support of Operation’s Freedom Sentinel and Inherent Resolve between June 1, 2018 and May 31, 2019, by U.S. Air Forces Central Command, at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar.
  • Cybersecurity: why it matters

    Cyber-attacks on Air Force networks can have a devastating impact on critical infrastructure, networks, weapons platforms and other assets. The responsibility for maintaining a secure network falls on everyone who accesses it; from a junior Airman in maintenance all the way up to the installation commander.
  • JSTARS: numbers don’t lie

    The 7th Expeditionary Airborne Command and Control Squadron reached a major milestone by flying the E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System for more than 113,000 combat hours in support of coalition operations throughout the Gulf region Sept. 30, 2019.
  • The Independence Dining Facility re-opens

    he Independence Dining Facility opens its doors for business on Oct. 1, 2019 after being shut down for two months to address maintenance concerns involving pests. During the closure, members of the 379th Expeditionary Medical Operations Squadron Public Health element, played a vital role in ensuring all issues in the facility that led to the closure, were addressed by the 379th Expeditionary Force Support Squadron and the 379th Civil Engineer Squadron. The facility is ready for normal operations.
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