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  • Like a Cable Boss: Connecting Medical Technology

    AL UDEID AIR BASE, Qatar –Inspecting and connecting tiny wires may seem like a small task, but it’s one that has a big effect on medical care that military patients receive in deployed locations like Qatar.

  • SOFME, CCATT partner for joint medical training

    The Special Operations Forces Medical Element partnered with the CCATT for a joint medical training. The training consisted of a classroom portion, followed by hands-on practice on a MC-130J Commando II aircraft to prepare for future critical care patient movements in theater.

  • Medical Airmen stay trained to respond effectively

    Members of the U.S. Air Force 379th Expeditionary Medical Support Squadron held a multi-activity training event at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Sept. 23, 2022. The training event allowed airmen to hone their skills in a number of different ways. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Airman 1st Class

  • Doing His Part to Save Lives

    The 379th Expeditionary Medical Group is comprised of Airmen who play critical roles in maintaining operational readiness inside of the area of responsibility (AOR). Airmen whose goal is to continuously monitor the health and safety of the members stationed and deployed at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar,

  • 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.

  • AUAB receives first NPC, enhances medical mission

    Airmen prepare to off load a specialized medical container designed to transport individuals with infectious diseases at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Sept. 18, 2020. The Negatively Pressurized Conex, or NPC, is configured for the C-17 Globemaster III and C-5 Super Galaxy aircraft to safely transport up

  • Expeditionary Optometry sees the mission in a new light

    The need to provide specific medical care for deployed members as well as dependents alike is growing here. With minimal outside medical resources in the area, Airmen from the 379th Expeditionary Medical Group optometry clinic look to do more with less.    Since 2003, coalition numbers have grown.