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  • USAF firefighters train on new truck to be used throughout CENTCOM AOR

    Approximately 27 firefighters from throughout the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility gathered to train on the TITAN Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting (ARFF) P-19C vehicle at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, March 12-15, 2021. The P-19C is the newest generation of C-130 transportable fire trucks in the U.S. Air Force.
  • 379th ELRS stands up regular cargo deployment function

    The 379th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron tested the reception and deployment process of its newly-developed cargo deployment function Feb. 23-25, 2021, at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar.
  • 379th ECES performs rapid airfield damage repair during AFCENT capstone event

    U.S. Airmen assigned to the 379th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron perform rapid airfield damage repair during a training event March 3, 2021, at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar. The training allows the 379th ECES to implement improved processes to enhance RADR capabilities, ensuring airfield repair can be done as expeditiously as possible after an
  • 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.
  • U.S. Air Forces Central Band records song for Year of Culture

    Dana Al Fardan, Qatar's only female contemporary composer, records vocals during a recording session with the U.S. Air Forces Central Band Jan. 10, 2021, in Doha, Qatar. Al Fardan and the AFCENT Band collaborated on and recorded the song "Rising" for the Qatar-U.S.A. 2021 Year of Culture. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Brigette
  • 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.
  • We’re putting the band back together

    The U.S. Air Forces Central Band has returned to Al Udeid Air Base after a nine-month absence. This rotation's band — "Wild Blue Country" — will be representing the Department of Defense as a strategic partner of Qatar in 2021 for the U.S.-Qatar Year of Culture as well as bringing live music and morale to U.S. Forces throughout the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility.
  • 379th AEW welcomes first reservist, first female command chief

    Chief Master Sgt. Dana Capaldi took over as the the first reservist and first female command chief in the history of the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, on Dec. 28, 2020.
  • 379th EMDG Airmen work to complete MedicX skills certifications

    Medical personnel with the 379th Expeditionary Medical Group have been learning how to swab for COVID-19 testing as part of the Air Force Surgeon General’s MedicX initiative, which is meant to train non-clinical Airmen to perform simple medical tasks relevant to real-world threats.
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