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  • Command post: the backbone of AUAB

    From aircraft maintenance to security forces traffic incidents, the base command post is the focal point for information gathering and distribution across Al Udeid Air Base.
  • AUAB power projection: Aeromedical Evacuation

    If any servicemember throughout U.S. Central Command needs medical care beyond what they are able to receive locally, they don’t need to worry. The 379th Expeditionary Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron has them covered.
  • Joint optometry team gives warfighters clarity

    U.S. Airmen at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar and U.S. Soldiers at Camp As Sayliyah, Qatar, combine optometry capabilities to ensure servicemembers across U.S. Central Command are able to focus on their mission. Once a week, U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Peter Carra, 379th Expeditionary Medical Group optometry officer in charge, and Tech. Sgt. Marquita Moore, 379th EMDG optometry NCO in charge, travel from AUAB to CAS to perform eye exams alongside their U.S. Army counterparts of Area Support Group – Qatar. Carra and Moore provide Soldiers at CAS eye exams, physicals and referrals to ensure their optometry needs are met while deployed.
  • VAQ-135 brings unique joint airpower to AUAB

    Sailors from U.S. Navy Electronic Attack Squadron 135 (VAQ-135) deliver a unique warfighting skill set to U.S. Central Command’s area of responsibility. Through the use of EA-18G Growler aircraft, VAQ-135 brings electronic based airborne attack and defense capabilities to Al Udeid’s joint environment by detecting, identifying, locating, and suppressing hostile “emitters.”
  • AUAB power projection: ‘Viper’ team creates airborne uplink

    When senior leaders fly over the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility, a team comprised of six Airmen ensure they never lose the ability to communicate with others on the ground. To accomplish this, U.S. CENTCOM and their subordinate commands rely on the 379th Air Expeditionary Squadron’s “Viper” team, who provide tactical airborne communications capabilities for military and civilian leaders.
  • AUAB Power Projection: ECS connects coalition forces

    The 379th Expeditionary Communications Squadron generated communications capabilities for a French Armed Forces detachment here, Feb. 14, 2018. Using a “beddown” team, 379th ECS Airmen connected the French detachment with a tactical communication link and network capability, enabling them to efficiently reach coalition forces worldwide.
  • AUAB power projection: En Route Patient Staging Facility

    Patients across U.S. Central Command’s area of responsibility who require various degrees of medical treatment often find their way to Al Udeid, where they are met with open arms from Airmen of the 379th Expeditionary Medical Support Squadron’s En Route Patient Staging Facility. Medics from the ERPS combine medicine with mobility, working at both the base clinic and flightline to ensure safe transport and care is provided to patients waiting for transportation to locations that can provide the appropriate level of care.
  • Joint training strengthens Air Force, Army collaboration

    Airmen and Soldiers practiced Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and high yield explosives (CBRNE) training techniques and procedures Feb. 22, 2019, as part of a joint decontamination training event. The event was the conclusion of a four phase curriculum. Participants from the 379th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron and the1st Battalion, 43rd Air Defense Artillery regiment, 11th ADA Brigade, shared CBRNE best practices and tested their response proficiency during the training.
  • U.S., Qatari ‘defenders’ pioneer bilateral relationship

    At Al Udeid, select security forces members from the 379th Expeditionary Security Forces Sqadron take on an ambassadorship role, pioneering bilateral interoperability with their Qatar Military Police counterparts during “Spartan Patrols.” These patrols, which team U.S. Air Force and QMP ‘defenders’ together, regularly search the exterior of Al Udeid Air Base to ensure no vulnerabilities emerge.
  • TMO moves the mission

    Airmen who work at the 379th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron’s traffic management office say ‘without TMO, assets and people don't move.’ Items as small as lug nuts for a truck or as large as a C-130 Hercules engine can pass through TMO to be processed, stored, and shipped to warfighters across U.S. Central Command’s area of responsibility.