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  • Security Forces patrols skies from bird's-eye view

    In an open gravel area, airmen with the 379th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron, assemble a four pound bird-like unmanned aircraft system and prepare it for flight over the skies of Al Udeid Air Base, July 3.
  • Safeguarding communications

    U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Shelby Carter, a network control center technician with the 379th Expeditionary Communication Squadron, checks a network server at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, July 14, 2017. Carter is part of a team of Airmen that are responsible for installing and supporting all network servers ensuring they are operational and secure from
  • 763rd Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Unit works the line

    U.S Air Force Airman 1st Class David Boggs, a crew chief with the 763rd Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Unit, marshals a RC-135V/W Rivet Joint for take-off at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, July 4, 2017. Boggs is responsible for keeping the to the RC-135V/W Rivet Joint operational so it can provide near real time on-scene intelligence collection and
  • 8 EAMS and EOD partner in enhancement initiative

    U.S. Air Force passenger service agents with the 8th Expeditionary Air Mobility Squadron partnered with the 379th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal Flight on June 14 to ensure that everything and everyone on a military or commercial-contract aircraft are safe.
  • 379th EMXS Fabrication Flight gets creative

    The hum of metal working machines is a welcome sound to the Airmen of the 379th Expeditionary Maintenance Squadron, Fabrication Flight.
  • Riggers help Al Udeid Air Base ensure airdrops run smoothly

    U.S. Army Soldiers with the 824th Quartermaster Company Detachment 2 place suspension lines on top of a joint precision airdrop system at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, May 31, 2017. The Soldiers completed an inspection of the JPADS that included, but was not limited to, cleaning and any repairs necessary on the system attached to equipment used in
  • Fueling the fight

    A Royal Australian Air Force EA-18F Super Hornet departs after receiving fuel from a U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker assigned to 340th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron in support of Operation Inherent Resolve on July 1, 2017. The KC-135 Stratotanker provides aerial refueling support to U.S. and coalition aircraft 24/7 throughout the U.S. Air
  • 340th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Unit works the line

    U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotankers sit on the ramp at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, June 30, 2017. The KC-135 Stratotanker provides aerial refueling support to U.S. and coalition aircraft 24/7 throughout the U.S. Air Forces Central Command area of responsibility. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Amy M. Lovgren)
  • Al Udeid Air Base welcomes new commander

    During a change of command ceremony at the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing, Brig. Gen. Jason R. Armagost accepted command of the 379th AEW from outgoing commander, Brig. Gen. Darren V. James, June 12.
  • Overcoming Barriers: One Airman reflects on over twenty-four years of service and the days ahead

    Still wearing his uniform, U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Adrian Medina Sanchez, manager of the Hot Grab-n-Go kitchen with the 379th Expeditionary Force Support Squadron, takes his seat in the front row of his Introduction to Writing class on May 24. This is one of the last classes needed to complete his Community College of the Air Force Associates Degree. With 24 years and counting Medina Sanchez reflects back to 1991, to a time when he never thought this would be possible.
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