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  • U.S. Army and Air Force service members participate in readiness exercise at Al Udeid AB

    U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Koran Brillion, a firefighter with the 379th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron fire and emergency services, repositions a hose outside of a simulated burning structure during a mass casualty exercise Nov. 18, 2020, at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar. The joint service event was one in a series of ongoing readiness
  • 379th Civil Engineers focus on efficiency

    The 379th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron facility management team was created to address an increasing amount of “enhancement” work to dormitory facilities at Al Udeid Air Base. These are fixes that do not pose a risk to safety, security or significant mission impact.
  • 379 AEW Communications Security relocation enhances mission, security

    The 379th Air Expeditionary Wing Communications Security Office, also known as COMSEC, officially relocated to a new building on Feb. 17, 2020. The historic move was formally commemorated during a ceremony on Feb. 2, at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar.
  • Deployed Airmen stay resilient by serving community

    When Tech. Sgt. Garrett Amorose, explosive ordnance disposal technician, got orders to deploy to the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, he prepared for the deployment like any other. Little did he know, this deployment would be a little different than most.
  • 379 ECES conducts RADR training, maintains readiness

    The airfield is the heart of a U.S. Air Force base, enabling Airmen and aircraft to execute the mission of delivering decisive air power, rapid strategic delivery of troops and cargo, and extending global reach through aerial refueling. To ensure the airfield remains fully functional under any conditions, Airmen with the 379th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron conducted Rapid Airfield Damage Recovery (RADR) training at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar from Feb. 10-12, 2020.
  • F-22 Raptor deployment to Al Udeid Air Base makes history

    Airmen and F-22 Raptors from Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., deployed to Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar in early July 2019, marking the first-ever fifth-generation fighter aircraft deployment to AUAB.
  • Airmen celebrate Qatar’s National Sport Day with Qatari, coalition partners

    Airmen and coalition partners at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, competed in individual and team sports during Qatar’s National Sport Day on Feb. 11, 2020.
  • Cybersecurity: why it matters

    Cyber-attacks on Air Force networks can have a devastating impact on critical infrastructure, networks, weapons platforms and other assets. The responsibility for maintaining a secure network falls on everyone who accesses it; from a junior Airman in maintenance all the way up to the installation commander.
  • Congressional Delegation visits AUAB

    U.S. Rep. Jenniffer Gonzalez-Colon has speaks with service members and constituents from Puerto Rico during a Congressional Delegation visit to Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar on July 4, 2019. Gonzalez-Colon represents Puerto Rico. During the visit her and eight members of congress were afforded the opportunity to speak directly with service members to
  • Pride at the Deid

    In 2013, former president Barack Obama signed a proclamation designating June as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Month and Al Udeid Air Base celebrates the month. Openly serving is something that has not always been celebrated. People often wonder, if pride is celebrated for the LGBTQ community, why isn't it celebrated for the straight community? Well it all stems from the history of pride.  According to the Human Rights campaign, Pride began in New York in 1970 as a result of the Stonewall Riots in 1969. The riots lasted about three days and were some of the most defining instances of LGBTQ people resisting against police discrimination. It provided a place to be one's most loud, proud, and free self. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the riots and the community fights to this day to love whom they love, openly.
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