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  • Ensuring readiness: 379th AEW holds antiterrorism exercise

    Boots jostled the ground as they moved toward the scene. Bullet holes painted the sides of a bus, bloody wounds were affixed to simulated victims, and temperature continued to rise as 379th Air Expeditionary Wing Airmen were put to the test Nov. 2, during an antiterrorism, force protection exercise

  • 379th MDG celebrates new facility, expanding capabilities

    After a year in the making, the 379th Expeditionary Medical Group held a ribbon cutting ceremony to herald the opening of the new 379th EMDG medical administration building here, Nov. 2. The process of building the facility officially started when the contract was awarded in September of 2015. The

  • Giving back: 340th EARS refuels morale

    Seventeen Airmen look around themselves with excitement and curiosity, taking in the sheer volume of equipment and technology around them as they climb into the cockpit of a KC-135 Stratofortress. Most of them have never seen the inside of a military aircraft, despite the fact that they are members

  • 379th ECES and ECS renovate radio tower

    Airmen from the 379th Expeditionary Communications Squadron and 379th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron work together to take down several inactive microwave dish transmitters from a radio tower Oct. 8, here.The transmitters were used to provide internet and phone communication to both the base

  • Aircraft Arresting System recertified at Al Udeid Air Base

    The 379th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron recertified the Aircraft Arresting System Oct. 9, here. The AAS is required to be certified annually to ensure its ability to perform properly in the event an emergency stop is needed on the flight line.  The system consists of a large cable that spans

  • October is American Pharmacist’s Month

    Per the American Pharmacists Association, the month of October is American Pharmacist’s Month. It is to acknowledge the invaluable contributions that pharmacists and technicians make to patient care in hospitals, ambulatory care clinics and other healthcare settings.  Here, the 379h Expeditionary

  • Show some love - Combined Federal Campaign kicks off at the Grand Slam Wing

    This year’s Combined Federal Campaign began Oct. 3 at the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing, and will continue until Dec. 2.  The CFC, created through efforts within the Eisenhower administration to establish standards and coordination on federal workplace solicitations, was first conducted in 1964. It

  • AUAB to host CCAF graduation

    More than 40 deployed Airmen will graduate from the Community College of the Air Force at a graduation ceremony here next week. The graduating members represent Total Force personnel deployed in support of operations throughout the Air Forces Central Command area of responsibility.  Tech. Sgt.

  • AUAB honors Air Force heritage at inaugural Air Force Ball

    More than 300 Grand Slam members attended the 69th annual Air Force Ball Sept. 23, here,  which featured Maj. Gen. Jay Silveria, Deputy Commander, Combined Air Force Air Component, U.S. Central Command, as a guest speaker. The Air Force Ball is an annual celebration held in honor of the day the Army

  • Food services feed the fight

    Airmen of the 379th Expeditionary Force Support Squadron work closely with local contractors to provide more than 18,000 meals daily across three dining facilities and two grab-and-go locations around the base.