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  • HVAC Airmen sweat all night so you don’t have to

    U.S. Air Force heating ventilation and air conditioning Airmen from the 379th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron, opened up the panels on an air conditioning unit, July 29, 2022 at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar. The unit was diagnosed as having a leak somewhere in its pipes which rendered it

  • New gym renovations underway

    Major renovations to the Blatchford-Preston Complex Gym are presently underway as part of a phased project which is projected to conclude April 2023.

  • Force Protection Airmen demonstrate flexibility to accomplish mission

    In the Air Force, Airmen must sometimes operate in unfamiliar situations, outside of their comfort zone. The 379th Air Expeditionary Wing Force Protection team exemplifies this capability by demonstrating how quickly airmen can learn and execute jobs in different circumstances.

  • 379th Air Med Evac airmen hone skills during training exercise

    379th Expeditionary Air Evacuation Squadron airmen practice decontamination procedures during a medical exercise July 11, 2022 at Al Udeid Airbase, Qatar. The exercise provided the medical evacuation staff the opportunity to practice procedures for transporting highly contagious patients to medical

  • 816th EAS “Moose” loadmasters keep cargo moving in AOR

    Airmen from the 386th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron along with 816th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron loadmasters positioned cargo aboard a C-17 Globemaster aircraft July 12, 2022 at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait. The C-17, assigned to Al Udeid Airbase, Qatar, transported the cargo to

  • Maintenance group commander conducts KC-135 Stratotanker pre-flight check

    U.S. Air Force Col. Randy D. Schwinler, Commander, 379th Expeditionary Maintenance Group (pictured left), Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, conducted a pre-flight check with a fellow maintainer Airman First Class William Upchurch, 379th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, on a KC-135 Stratotanker,

  • Lifeguard saves Soldier from drowning

    On Friday, July 8th at approximately 9:40 am in the Blatchford-Preston Complex gym swimming pool, a Lifeguard named Maesh Polabhagam Madu jumped into the pool and saved a drowning soldier’s life.

  • New dorms increase safety and quality of life for AUAB Airmen

    Construction of three new dormitories was completed during a two week window from June 17th, 2022 thru 1 July 2022. As part of an ongoing multi-year base development project here, AUAB Airmen will now be able to transition over from “double stack” lodging into the new dormitories.

  • 379th Security Forces demonstrate combat maneuvers

    379th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron defenders completed a fire and move demonstration July 1, 2022 at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar. The Defenders showcased how to advance on a target while maintaining fire and communication.

  • EODs Practice Breaching Doors

    U.S. Air Force explosive ordinance disposal technicians with the 379th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron completed a door-breaching exercise on Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, July 1, 2022. EODs are responsible for the safe disposal of multiple kinds of ordinance. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by