• 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • AUAB personnel conduct FOD walk

    Airman 1st Class Marquis Clawson, 379th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron ground transportation support operator, picks up an empty water bottle on the flightline Sept. 8, 2021, at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar. Members of Al Udeid AB participated in a walk to collect foreign object debris from