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  • 379th EFSS serves Afghanistan evacuees

    The 379th Expeditionary Force Support Squadron is generally best known for providing services that help maintain the morale and welfare of deployed service members at Al Udeid Air Base, including running facilities such as the base’s five dining facilities, lodging, several gyms, community centers, and postal office, as well as by hosting various events like karaoke, bingo, and live musical performances.
  • AUAB all-female aircrew takes charge

    Members of an all-female C-17 Globemaster III aircrew, assigned to the 816th Expeditionary Airlift squadron, board the aircraft Oct. 11, 2021, at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar. The crew of 10 women, including loadmasters, pilots, a flying crew chief and an intelligence officer, conducted a cargo drop mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kylee
  • AUAB Fire Prevention Week proclamation

    Brig. Gen. Gerald Donohue, 379th Air Expeditionary Wing commander, speaks to Airmen from the 379th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron after signing the Fire Prevention Week proclamation Oct. 5, 2021, at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar. Fire Prevention Week is an annual worldwide campaign to promote awareness of fire safety. This year’s theme is “Learn
  • 379th ESFS FAST; the “Elite-21”

    The 379th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron Fly Away Security Team is a unique group of 21 Airmen who provide discreet, low-visibility security that ensures protection for U.S. Air Force aircraft transiting in airfields where security is unknown or deemed inadequate to counter local threats.When the Afghanistan evacuation operations first
  • NEO aftermath; 379th ECS back to basics

    – As the hub for 70% of the network traffic for the Air Forces Central Command area of responsibility, the 379th Expeditionary Communications Squadron operates and maintains that network, providing mission assurance. A key part to this, is making sure the operations aren’t interfered through the Cyberspace domain. Over 50,000 Afghanistan evacuees were brought through Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, throughout the month of August, 2021. Working day and night providing communication services across the installation during the Afghanistan evacuation operations, the 379th ECS provided the operation the capabilities needed for success.
  • Forging futures: AUAB and Qatar relocate Afghanistan evacuees

    The 379th Air Expeditionary Wing Host Nation Coordination Cell at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, is the link between Department of Defense personnel and Qatari officials. During the evacuation of Afghanistan, HNCC and their Qatari counterparts were in charge of the final step in moving qualified evacuees onward to further destinations. The support from Qatar was critical to the U.S. military’s efforts in evacuating Afghanistan.
  • AUAB Fabrication Flight: fabricate to innovate

    Whether they’re welding, heat-treating, inspecting, repairing or fabricating equipment, the 379th Expeditionary Maintenance Squadron Fabrication Flight has a hand in assisting all organizations across the installation. However, what distinguishes them is their innovative mindset that allows them to take what was once extra scrap metal lying around
  • AUAB CHuRP manages, distributes supplies for evacuees

    Since the beginning of Afghanistan evacuation operations at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar on Aug. 14, 2021, many evacuees arrived to the installation with very few personal items; some with only the clothes on their back.Members at Al Udeid AB were quickly able to find resources and ways to provide necessities for thousands of evacuees. However, once
  • Security Forces defends AUAB and evacuees

    Security Forces members can usually be found at the gate checking IDs, in their car patrolling the base or training with their K-9s to defend the installation. However, for the Defenders of the 379th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron, they also took on the responsibility of ensuring the safety of thousands of qualified evacuees after Al Udeid
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