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  • 816th EAS hauls M-1/A2 Abrams Tank

    Airmen from the 816th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron transported an M-1/A2 Abrams main battle tank aboard a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft Aug. 12, 2022 at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait. The M-1 Abrams tank requires 38 chains to be securely fastened during flight. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by

  • Structural Fire Demonstration

    U.S. Air Force firefighters assigned to the 1st Expeditionary Civil Engineer Group, 577th Expeditionary Prime Beef Squadron, Quick Strike Team Fire entered a simulated hazardous environment during an exercise Aug. 30, 2022 at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar. The firefighters practiced forcible entry

  • Grand Prix 22-17 kicks off with a bang

    U.S. Air Force firefighters, in unison with USAF paramedics from the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing, simulated recovering casualties during an exercise Aug. 24, 2022 on Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar.

  • EOD gets last laugh on Comedy Brigade tour

    Explosive Ordinance Technicians from the 379th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron demonstrated various EOD-related responsibilities to a visiting group known as Comedy Brigade at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Aug 8, 2022.

  • Legacy trailers demolished to clear way for new facilities

    The much-anticipated demolition of trailer-based lodging that began in November 2021, which accounts for 3,800 beds, is projected to conclude December 2022. The demolition is happening simultaneously with the opening of new dorm style lodging in hardened facilities which will be capable of providing

  • Mental Health Office helps AUAB members maintain readiness

    Comprehensive Airman Fitness is comprised of physical, social, spiritual and mental fitness. Being physically fit to fight and maintaining a war fighter spirit are crucial to completing the mission. It’s equally important to maintain good mental health. The Mental Health Office of the 379th

  • The courage to change

    In the span of your life, there are moments which define you and moments which become redefined by you, says U.S. Air Force Tech Sgt. Monique Hunter, a master resiliency trainer here at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar. Hunter has lived enough to see how the skills taught in her courses, which are created

  • Breath of Fresh Air: POL keeps oxygen ready and flowing

    U.S. Air Force Airman from the 379th Logistics Readiness Squadron purged a hose of liquid oxygen during a quality control test Aug 11, 2022 at Al Udeid Airbase, Qatar. Liquid oxygen is used in aircraft and breathing apparatus’s for aircrew.

  • Dogs in the Deid after dark

    U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Justin Pickens, a military working dog handler with the 379th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron, worked with his dog MWD Gyozo at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, on Aug. 10, 2022. Pickens has worked with five different MWD’s in his career and aspires to become a trainer