• SEAC talks with Al Udeid service members

    The Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, SEAC Ramon Colón-López, spoke with service members at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Dec. 28, 2021.

  • Saviors in the Skies

    Members of 379th Expeditionary Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron tested their operational capabilities of in-air medical care for both service members and service animals by simulating treatment for a critical care patient, a surgical litter patient, and a military working dog.

  • 379th EMXS hot-pit night refueling during OAS

    A U.S. Air Force Airman assigned to the 379th Expeditionary Maintenance Squadron marshals an F-16 Fighting Falcon for refueling during Operation Agile Spartan at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Dec. 20, 2021. OAS focuses on enhancing the theater’s airpower and validating operational capabilities performed

  • Grand Shield 22-2 first half highlights

    The 379th Air Expeditionary Wing conducted Grand Shield 22-2, a installation-wide readiness exercise to validate and examine the wing's readiness posture at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Dec. 14, 2021. Multiple groups and agencies were put to the test to see how their operations would fair in a

  • 379th ESFS FAST unit expands skillset

    U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to the 379th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron undergo combatives training at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Dec. 10, 2021. While the FAST unit’s primary objective is providing security for aircraft in locations where there is little to no flight line security, all SFS

  • Sharing Cultural Experiences

    Members of the 379th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron and the Qatar Emiri Air Force Ground Defense Wing recently came together to share a meal at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar.

  • WAPS adjusts for 22E6, 22E5 testing cycles

    Starting with the 22E6 and E5 promotion testing cycles, the Air Force will begin using Situational Judgment Test questions as part of the Promotion Fitness Examination.

  • Smooth deployment transition

    The first steps off an aircraft halfway around the world often brings a sigh of relief. Soon after, nervousness and excitement for the new adventure kicks in. At first, the fast tempo seems like chaotic synchronization and later that tempo becomes part of daily routine.

  • 379 ELRS fuels the fight for VMA-214 Marines

    The 379th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron provided critical support to the to Marine Attack Squadron (VMA) 214, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, which enabled them to conduct hot-pit refueling. This kind of refueling allows pilots to stay in their aircraft with the engines running while

  • Walking in Fire's boots

    U.S. Air Force Airmen watch an Oshkosh Striker fire engine capabilities display at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Nov. 27, 2021. The Striker fire engines are designed with a “snozzle” that is capable of penetrating an aircraft’s fuselage and extinguishing fires in the cargo or cabin areas. (U.S. Air