HomeUnits379th Air Expeditionary WingNewsDisplay

AUAB generates more power for evacuation operations

Brig. Gen. Gerald Donohue, 379th Air Expeditionary Wing commander, speaks to members of the 1st Expeditionary Civil Engineering Group Aug. 29, 2021, at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar.

Brig. Gen. Gerald Donohue, 379th Air Expeditionary Wing commander, speaks to members of the 1st Expeditionary Civil Engineering Group Aug. 29, 2021, at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar. The 1st ECEG recently stood-up a powerplant that supplies power to tents which provide temporary living facilities for Afghanistan evacuees while they wait for flights to their next destination. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Noah D. Coger)

Col. Clifford Theony, 1st Expeditionary Civil Engineering Group commander, speaks to members of his team during a power up ceremony Aug. 29, 2021, at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar.

Col. Clifford Theony, 1st Expeditionary Civil Engineering Group commander, speaks to members of his team during a power up ceremony Aug. 29, 2021, at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar. The 1st ECEG recently stood-up a powerplant that supplies power to tents which provide temporary living facilities for Afghanistan evacuees while they wait for flights to their next destination. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Noah D. Coger)

Brig. Gen. Gerald Donohue, 379th Air Expeditionary Wing commander, speaks to members of the 1st Expeditionary Civil Engineering Group Aug. 29, 2021, at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar.

Brig. Gen. Gerald Donohue, 379th Air Expeditionary Wing commander, speaks to members of the 1st Expeditionary Civil Engineering Group Aug. 29, 2021, at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar. The 1st ECEG recently stood-up a powerplant that supplies power to tents which provide temporary living facilities for Afghanistan evacuees while they wait for flights to their next destination. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Noah D. Coger)

Brig. Gen. Gerald Donohue, 379th Air Expeditionary Wing commander, turns on the power to a newly installed powerplant Aug. 29, 2021, at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar.

Brig. Gen. Gerald Donohue, 379th Air Expeditionary Wing commander, turns on the power to a newly installed powerplant Aug. 29, 2021, at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar. The 1st Expeditionary Civil Engineering Group recently stood-up the powerplant that supplies power to tents which provide temporary living facilities for Afghanistan evacuees while they wait for flights to their next destination. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Noah D. Coger)

Brig. Gen. Gerald Donohue, 379th Air Expeditionary Wing commander, speaks to members of the 1st Expeditionary Civil Engineering Group Aug. 29, 2021, at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar.

Brig. Gen. Gerald Donohue, 379th Air Expeditionary Wing commander, speaks to members of the 1st Expeditionary Civil Engineering Group Aug. 29, 2021, at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar. The 1st ECEG recently stood-up a powerplant that supplies power to tents which provide temporary living facilities for Afghanistan evacuees while they wait for flights to their next destination. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Noah D. Coger)

Brig. Gen. Gerald Donohue, 379th Air Expeditionary Wing commander, listens to a briefing on a recently installed powerplant Aug. 29, 2021, at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar.

Brig. Gen. Gerald Donohue, 379th Air Expeditionary Wing commander, listens to a briefing on a recently installed powerplant Aug. 29, 2021, at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar. The powerplant was stood-up by the 1st Expeditionary Civil Engineer Group to power numerous tents which provide temporary living facilities for Afghanistan evacuees while they wait for flights to their next destination. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Noah D. Coger)

Brig. Gen. Gerald Donohue, 379th Air Expeditionary Wing commander, listens to a briefing on a recently installed powerplant Aug. 29, 2021, at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar.

Brig. Gen. Gerald Donohue, 379th Air Expeditionary Wing commander, listens to a briefing on a recently installed powerplant Aug. 29, 2021, at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar. The powerplant was stood-up by the 1st Expeditionary Civil Engineer Group to power numerous tents which provide temporary living facilities for Afghanistan evacuees while they wait for flights to their next destination. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Noah D. Coger)

AL UDEID AIR BASE, Qatar -- Brig. Gen. Gerald Donohue, 379th Air Expeditionary Wing commander, speaks to members of the 1st Expeditionary Civil Engineering Group Aug. 29, 2021, at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar. The 1st ECEG recently stood-up a powerplant that supplies power to tents which provide temporary living facilities for Afghanistan evacuees while they wait for flights to their next destination. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Noah D. Coger)