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  • Shared Experiences | Quality Assurance | Raymond Kauffman

    Shared Experiences is a series of stories about first-time and last-time deployers with the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing. Their stories highlight the missions they support at an individual level, as well as chronicle the experiences of their Air Force career.
  • Coalition Royal Air Force members participate in AUAB crew chief for a day program

    Crew chief for a day participants, Royal Air Force Senior Aircraftman Technician Joe Carter-Blundell, left, a computer information systems technician for the 901 Expeditionary Air Wing, and RAF Corporal Amy Sutherland, a command support Junior Non Commissioned Officer for Joint Force Communication Information Systems (Middle East), listen as a U.S.
  • Al Udeid Airmen, Qatar Emiri Air Force partnership enhances versatility

    Al Udeid Air Base has witnessed several milestones with the U.S. KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft. On Jan. 21, 2021, led by a Qatari police escort, a fuel truck and Airmen from the 379th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron made their way from Al Udeid AB to Doha AB – partnering with the Qatar Emiri Air Force to conduct KC-135 hot refueling at Doha Air Base, Qatar.
  • Expeditionary Airmen accelerate change

    Aircrew from the 77th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron, deployed to Prince Sultan AB, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, trained for a week with members of the 379th Expeditionary Maintenance Group and the 379th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron on hot refueling.
  • 379th AEW conducts first KC-135 hot refueling in USAF

    To advance the agility of Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Airmen from the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing performed a validation and verification of the first hot refueling of a KC-135 Stratotanker in the U.S. Air Force on Sept. 21, 2020.
  • MacDill couple deploys in support of AUAB mission

    As military members, saying goodbye for temporary duties assignments or deployments are inevitable; however, for one active duty U.S. Air Force couple, deployment is the next step of developing their marriage and serving their country together.
  • AFCENT units train to win the day

    The 380th Air Expeditionary Wing partnered with the 378 AEW, Prince Sultan Air Base, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and the 379 AEW, Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, to conduct a regional training exercise.Each wing brought its own specialty to the training, demonstrated through their aircraft.The 378 AEW showcased their F-15C Eagle, which is an all-weather,
  • Refueling the Deployed Mission

    After nearly five hours of flying above Afghanistan, the call finally came. “Alright guys, the first receivers are about 10 mikes out. Let’s get ready to do this,” announced the KC-135 Stratotanker pilot to his team. As aircraft quickly approach, the 28th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron KC-135 Stratotanker’s aircrew carefully complete the necessary checklists to ensure they can accomplish their mission of delivering fuel to U.S. and coalition forces and, in turn, enabling war-winning airpower.
  • Rivet Joint: On watch for 29 years

    Airmen assigned to the 763rd Expeditionary Reconnaissance Squadron recognized 29 years of continuous service in the U.S. Air Forces Central Command’s area of responsibility during a ceremony at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar on Nov. 23, 2019. The ceremony provided the opportunity for 763 ERS Airmen to reflect on their contributions to the Air Force mission which began in preparation of OPERATION DESERT STORM and continues to this day.
  • POL: Pumping the “life blood” of fuel to Air Operations

    The 379th Air Expeditionary Wing is the largest expeditionary wing in the world. At the heart of the Wing is a team of Airmen with the 379th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron, Fuels Management Flight, who work 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to make sure that the aircraft assigned here are receiving the “life blood” of fuel that to support operations in the U.S. Air Forces Central command area of responsibility.
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