• JB Charleston supports 8th EAMS mission at AUAB

    A C-17 Globemaster III from Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina, deployed to the 8th Expeditionary Air Mobility Squadron taxis before a mission, Aug. 28, 2020, Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar. The C-17 is designed to airdrop 102 paratroopers with their accompanying equipment. (U.S. Air Force photo by

  • 8th EAMS keeping AUAB runways clear of FOD

    Members of the 8th Expeditionary Air Mobility Squadron perform a foreign object debris (FOD) flight line walk, Aug. 28, 2020, Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar. FOD walks are performed regularly to ensure flight lines are clear of debris that could cause injury to personnel or damage to government property.

  • 332nd, 379th AEWs work together to expand agile combat employment in AOR

    In a joint effort to implement agile combat employment, F-15E Strike Eagle maintainers from the 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing conducted hot pitting training and aircraft arresting system certification with deployed members from the 379th AEW, Aug. 23 and 28, 2020 at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar.

  • For the Love of Aviation: 191st AMXS Father, Son Deploy Together

    Editor’s Note: This is three of a four part series about family members deployed to Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar together. As children, many boys aspire to be like their fathers, or at minimum make their father’s proud, which could manifest as good grades or being a star athlete; however, one senior

  • Raven Bs: Enhancing force protection mission capabilities for AUAB

    AL UDEID AIR BASE, Qatar –Security Forces is the largest career field in the U.S. Air Force and debatably one of the most diverse. Members are specifically trained on security, defense, law enforcement, combat arms and military working dogs. For some defenders, they are presented the opportunity to

  • 169th FW ANG Mother, Daughter deploy to AUAB

    Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar -- Editor’s Note: This is two of a four part series about family members deployed to Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar together. It has been said, that to understand what someone is going through, a person needs to walk a mile in their shoes, a saying that one staff sergeant assigned

  • USAF Sisters Deployed Together at Al Udeid

    Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar – In the military, it’s not uncommon to hear the phrases “it’s a small world,” or “our paths will cross again;” however, for a staff sergeant deployed to the Middle East, those phrases would hit very close to home when she wasn’t greeted by a friend or a co-worker, but

  • 8 EAMS Airmen execute rapid global mobility during COVID-19 pandemic

    Airmen with the 8th Expeditionary Air Mobility Squadron at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, are an integral part of the logistics and supply chain both in and out of the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility. If a mission-critical piece of equipment or a service member needs moved, 8 EAMS is more

  • Airman, Athlete leads on and off the field

    In a rural California town, a young girl dressed in a bright yellow uniform plays her first real soccer game. Little did she know, this moment would shape her future. U.S. Air Force Capt. Alyson Gleason grew up on a farm in Merced, California. As a kid, she never imagined her passion for sports