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  • Firefighters and security forces participate in a 9/11 memorial walk

    U.S. Air Force fire department and security forces members participate in an evening memorial walk at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Sept. 11, 2017. Traditionally, on the anniversary of the terrorist attacks, firefighters climb 343 stairs in honor of the fire and emergency services members that lost their lives on Sept. 11, 2001. Firefighters and
  • 8 EAMS 60K Tunner loader fall protection exercise

    U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. David Kitchen, air transportation airman assigned to the 8th Expeditionary Air Mobility Squadron, pushes a training dummy from a 60K Tunner cargo loader during a fall protection exercise at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Sept. 8, 2017. The exercise was held as part of the 8th EAMS fall protection training and rescue plan. (U.S.
  • Active shooter exercise provides an opportunity to test emergency response

    U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Anthony Fields, trainer assigned to the 379th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron, simulates the aggressor during an active shooter exercise conducted at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Aug. 31, 2017. The active shooter exercise tested the knowledge and capabilities of emergency responders and service members across the
  • Al Udeid Air Base ships its first unit of cold storage platelets to the AOR

    The 379th Expeditionary Medical Group shipped its first unit of cold storage platelets on Aug. 17 to a location within the U.S. Air Forces Central Command Area of Responsibility. The shipment marked the first time cold storage platelets have been stored and shipped from Al Udeid Air Base for use in the AOR.
  • Military working dog detainment exercise

    The 379th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron military working dog handlers and their working dogs conducted an exercise for members of the 379th Expeditionary Medical Group at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar.
  • Magic Makers: Making communications happen

    Approximately 225 U.S. Air Force Airmen from active-duty, guard and reserve, along with contractors, create the foundation for the 379th Expeditionary Communications Squadron also known as the “Magic Makers.”
  • Al Udeid Air Base Honor Guard keeps tradition going

    On a stage at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Airmen receive the command to fall in. Instinctively, the Airmen move to form straight lines, from the right, to create a formation. During this evening’s Al Udeid Air Base Honor Guard practice, the Airmen learn how to sharpen their rifle movements. For some of the Airmen, it is their first involvement on an honor guard team.
  • EOD and ESFS team up for a vehicle search exercise

    The 379th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal Flight and 379th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron team up for a vehicle search exercise.
  • Firefighters Strengthen Partnership and Build Camaraderie

    On the flightline of Al Udeid Air Base, a U.S. Air Force C-130 Hercules from Dobbins Air Force Reserve Base, Georgia, is surrounded by simulated fire and simulated smoke during an aircraft explosion exercise. Over the public address system, firefighters with the 379th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron’s Fire and Emergency Services Flight and the Qatar Emiri Air Force Fire Department receive a message to respond to a simulated explosion on, Aug. 1.
  • Testing the quality of fresh air

    U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Kennie Delmo, left, a cryogenics supervisor and Senior Airman Samuel Fallot, a cryogenics journeyman with the 379th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron, Fuels Management Flight, wait for the pounds per square inch levels to increase on the cryogenic sampler at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Aug. 9, 2017. Delmo and Fallot