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  • 379th medical teams join coalition forces onboard HMS Ocean

    U.S. Air Force Airmen with the 379th Expeditionary Medical Operations Squadron prepare to board a U.S. Navy SH-60 Sea Hawk helicopter at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Jan. 23, 2017. Two Sea Hawks transported the Airmen to the HMS Ocean, a Royal Navy ship, where they participated in a coalition exercise

  • 379th ECS post office Airmen push parcels

    AL UDEID AIR BASE, Qatar— In an effort to provide military personnel, their families and other authorized users mail services wherever they may be, the military postal service, an extension of the U.S. Postal Service, is operated by military personnel around the world.  Airmen with the 379th

  • Shaping the total force: Guardsmen in the theater

    AL UDEID AIR BASE, Qatar—During a visit here, Jan. 4, Air National Guard Director Lt. Gen. L. Scott Rice delivered a message of continued resiliency as he expressed his gratitude to members serving in the ANG and encouraged them on the rest of their deployment in the U.S. Central Command area of

  • Maintaining mobility: Reserve Airmen keep eyes to the sky

    AL UDEID AIR BASE, Qatar— Every time an aircraft takes off from Al Udeid AB, it is required to go through various preflight inspections and checks. The process is reciprocated after it lands, to ensure that the aircraft is working properly and ready at a moment’s notice. Airmen with the 379th

  • Civil engineer Airmen light up the new year

    AL UDEID AIR BASE, Qatar— A team of four creative 379th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron Airmen restored a three-year-old New Year’s Eve ball to light up the night at Al Udeid in celebration of the upcoming new year, 2017.   It all started when Staff Sgt. Kimberly Douglas, a contracting office

  • 8th EAMS expedites the fight

    AL UDEID AIR BASE, Qatar—“You need it, we move it.” That is the saying of Airmen with the 8th Expeditionary Air Mobility Squadron who enable rapid global mobility every day here at one of U.S. Central Command’s busiest en route stations.“We are the middle man for the area of responsibility, and

  • Al Udeid Airmen volunteer to build JFAK’s for theater operations

    Service members volunteered to help put together more than 3,000 joint first aid kits at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Dec. 20, 2016. The JFAK’s are distributed to Airmen going into potential areas of conflict, and are used to save hundreds of lives every year.

  • Guardian technicians: Airmen keep crewmembers prepared, in the air

    AL UDEID AIR BASE, Qatar—  Members of the 379th Expeditionary Operations Support Squadron Aircrew Flight Equipment Flight work day and night to ensure that the crewmembers they support are ready for anything. Whether the crew is simply landing after a mission, or they need to complete an emergency

  • USO holiday visit rocks Al Udeid

    Country singer Craig Campbell rocks Al Udeid during a USO entertainment tour at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Dec. 6 2016. In an effort to boost morale during the holiday season, the USO teamed up with well renowned stars to produce concerts, meet-and-greets and other interactive events for service

  • Al Udeid honors Pearl Harbor 75th commemoration

    AL UDEID AIR BASE, Qatar—Al Udeid AB members commemorated  the devastating Dec. 7 attack on Pearl Harbor by showcasing their physical discipline with a Jiu-Jitsu tournament and 5K run the week of the 75th anniversary.“It is important to remember our heritage and history as U.S. service members, so