• Security forces Airmen kick-off host nation relations

    U.S. Air Force Airmen with the 379th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron play soccer with Qatar Emiri Air Force Security Forces members at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, March 23, 2017. The Airmen participated in a friendly game of soccer held to give members a chance to interact with their host

  • First responders, medical Airmen exercise lifesaving abilities

    U.S. Air Force Airmen with the 379th Expeditionary Medical Group and firefighters with the 379th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron lift a role player acting as a trauma patient at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, March 21, 2017. Scenarios like these are enacted to help first responders train and

  • Al Udeid ‘caddy land’ flush with improvements, replacements

    AL UDEID AIR BASE, Qatar— Airmen with the 379th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron play a major role in the upkeep of living and operating conditions at Al Udeid. Since 2015, one initiative that has kept Airmen with the squadron working hard is the replacement of 50 old “cadillacs,” outdoor

  • GEOBASE Airmen put Al Udeid on the map

    Engineer assistants with the 379th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron GEOBASE section pose for a photo at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, March 15, 2017. Airmen with the GEOBASE section survey, map, draft and maintain common installation picture maps and have the ability to produce unit specific maps

  • Apheresis Airmen: Fangs of the AOR

    AL UDEID AIR BASE, Qatar— After more than two years of planning and execution, the apheresis element of the 379th Expeditionary Medical Group at Al Udeid AB became fully operational March 6. This team of four Airmen is dedicated to providing platelet product, tiny blood cells that help form clots to

  • Aerospace medical technicians 'middlemen' to recovery

    AL UDEID AIR BASE, Qatar—The movement of patients from a war zone to a hospital doesn’t happen instantaneously; there are many stages between the departure and arrival of those individuals to their final destination.  To assist with that journey, aerospace medical technicians with the 379th

  • A gut reaction: Air mobility Airman stops robbery in progress

    AL UDEID AIR BASE, Qatar—For members of the U.S. armed forces, the core values of each service function as a set of principles meant to guide their actions and behavior both on and off duty.   Having embraced those same values for much of his life, Tech. Sgt. Matthew Lothrop, an air transportation

  • Al Udeid Airmen exemplify service, build relations

    AL UDEID AIR BASE, Qatar—For the last 15 years, the American School of Doha has upheld the tradition of hosting the annual ASD Friendship Festival and has routinely welcomed military personnel. This year was no different, allowing Airmen from Al Udeid AB to lend a helping hand at the event, Feb. 24.

  • Deployed together: Married Airmen share unique experience

    AL UDEID AIR BASE, Qatar— The sky tints with a grey haze, damp concrete calmly reflects ramp lights in the distance, and a light mist dampens the sage uniform worn by Senior Airman Sylvia Feigum as she illuminates the orange marshaling wands in her hands. After she crosses her arms above her head

  • Electrical systems Airmen save energy, light the dark

    U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Corey Martin, an electrical systems apprentice with the 379th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron, adjusts a light fixture at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Feb. 22, 2017. This particular light fixture was a solar-powered low-emitting diode light that collects the sun’s