• Team AUAB trains with QEAF fighters

    When someone thinks of firefighters, the first thing that comes to mind is a depiction of them saving kittens from a tree, Dalmatians, or riding in the iconic fire truck. United States Air Force firefighters, specifically the ones at Al Udeid Air Base, take on a lot more than one would think.

  • Walking in Fire's boots

    U.S. Air Force Airmen watch an Oshkosh Striker fire engine capabilities display at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Nov. 27, 2021. The Striker fire engines are designed with a “snozzle” that is capable of penetrating an aircraft’s fuselage and extinguishing fires in the cargo or cabin areas. (U.S. Air

  • 379th EFSS Airmen develop skills with ATSO training

    U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Johnnie Powell, a section chief for the contracting representative office with the 379th Expeditionary Force Support Squadron, demonstrates how to bandage a casualty with a chest wound during ability to survive and operate training Nov. 20, 2020, at Al Udeid Air Base,

  • 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

  • Fire Muster: The AUAB Firefighter experience

    Service members deployed to Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar participated in the Fire Muster, a firefighter skills competition on Oct. 10, 2015. The competition featured numerous challenges for would-be fire fighters, including a skills obstacle course and water jousting. Nearly 100 people took part in the

  • Escape, Barricade, or do we fight?

    Airmen from the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing participated in an active shooter training exercise June 19.“I love when the 379th Expeditionary Medical Group partners with other base agencies to exercise,” said Senior Master Sgt. Kimberly Robinson, 379th Medical Operations Squadron superintendent.

  • Realistic Training in the Kingdom

    Eskan Village is a housing community home to theUnited States military training mission to Saudi Arabia, a vital part of thestrategic relationship between the United States and the Kingdom of SaudiArabia.  The 379 Air Expeditionary Wing’sonly geographically separated unit, the 879th Expeditionary

  • 379th ESFS female Airmen lend skills to SOCCENT

    USSOCOM has recently been developing Female Engagement Teams (FETs) across the Middle East. When looking at the country of Qatar, they determined the 379th ESFS was a valuable and untapped resource. USSOCOM has previously conducted an exchange program with the Qatari female officers, utilizing U.S.

  • Mass casualty exercise keeps deployed Airmen mission-ready

    Medical and Firefighting Airmen here, responded to a mass casualty exercise, Nov. 10, to improve their ability to respond to real-world medical emergencies while supporting contingencies. As first responders, Airmen from the Expeditionary Medical Group and the 379th Expeditionary Civil Engineering