• Grand Shield 22-2 first half highlights

    The 379th Air Expeditionary Wing conducted Grand Shield 22-2, a installation-wide readiness exercise to validate and examine the wing's readiness posture at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Dec. 14, 2021. Multiple groups and agencies were put to the test to see how their operations would fair in a

  • EOD and Fire light up the night

    A vehicle burns during a firefighting training exercise August 10, 2021, at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar. The 379th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Emergency Services worked with the 379th ECES Explosive Ordnance Disposal team to conduct realistic fire training scenarios. (U.S. Air Force

  • Faces of AUAB Fire

    Airman 1st Class Javon Coleman, 379th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron firefighter, adjusts his self-contained breathing apparatus mask during a live-fire training exercise August 10, 2021, at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar. An SCBA provides breathable air in atmospheres that are harmful to Airmen’s

  • 379th ESFS and EOD team up for counter UAS training

    The 379th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron and 379th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal team partnered for a counter-small unmanned aerial systems training event at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Dec. 11, 2020.

  • Radiological threat exercise drives multi-agency response

    At 11:32 a.m. a report is received by the 379th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron that a white Ford Ranger was stolen. The vehicle carried a SPEC-150 radiography exposure device, a piece of equipment that can be used to test welds on pressurized piping, pressure vessels and certain structural

  • U.S. military hosts NEO exercise

    Department of Defense civilians, military personnel and their dependents recently participated in a noncombatant evacuation exercise here, Dec. 6. Exercises like these are an opportunity for the U.S. Army and Air Force to train military members, refine planning and help prepare noncombatants such as

  • Mass casualty exercise keeps deployed Airmen mission-ready

    Medical and Firefighting Airmen here, responded to a mass casualty exercise, Nov. 10, to improve their ability to respond to real-world medical emergencies while supporting contingencies. As first responders, Airmen from the Expeditionary Medical Group and the 379th Expeditionary Civil Engineering