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  • Al Udeid AB celebrates Thanksgiving

    Senior leaders with the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing team up with the 379th Expeditionary Force Support Squadron dining facility team to serve Thanksgiving lunch and dinner at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Nov. 24, 2016. In celebration of the holiday, the dining facility prepared a special feast for

  • COMACC visits Al Udeid Airmen, gives thanks

     AL UDEID AIR BASE, Qatar -- Gen. Hawk Carlisle, commander of Air Combat Command, visited the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing here, Nov. 22, during his tour of the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility. Accompanied by his wife, Gillian, and Chief Master Sgt. Steve McDonald, ACC command chief

  • Deliveryman to Airman; Wingman’s AF story

    AL UDEID AIR BASE, Qatar—Airman 1st Class Jared Traughber, a client support administrator with the 379th Expeditionary Operations Support Squadron, didn’t plan on joining the U.S. Air Force; now he doesn’t plan on leaving. “I really had no idea that I would enlist, that is until my mother got a call

  • 379th ESFS hold Veterans Day demonstration

    The 379th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron military working dog section showcased a MWD demonstration during a Veterans Day ceremony, Nov. 11, 2016, at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar.

  • 379th EMDOS surgical field team maintains and sustains joint operability

    Ten Airmen from the mobile field surgical team with the 379th Expeditionary Medical Operations Squadron at Al Udeid Air Base earned the Joint Service Achievement Medal for their ability to perform damage control surgery and critical care in Turkey and Northern Syria in support of Special Operations

  • Ensuring readiness: 379th AEW holds antiterrorism exercise

    Boots jostled the ground as they moved toward the scene. Bullet holes painted the sides of a bus, bloody wounds were affixed to simulated victims, and temperature continued to rise as 379th Air Expeditionary Wing Airmen were put to the test Nov. 2, during an antiterrorism, force protection exercise

  • 379th MDG celebrates new facility, expanding capabilities

    After a year in the making, the 379th Expeditionary Medical Group held a ribbon cutting ceremony to herald the opening of the new 379th EMDG medical administration building here, Nov. 2. The process of building the facility officially started when the contract was awarded in September of 2015. The

  • 379th ECES and ECS renovate radio tower

    Airmen from the 379th Expeditionary Communications Squadron and 379th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron work together to take down several inactive microwave dish transmitters from a radio tower Oct. 8, here.The transmitters were used to provide internet and phone communication to both the base

  • Aircraft Arresting System recertified at Al Udeid Air Base

    The 379th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron recertified the Aircraft Arresting System Oct. 9, here. The AAS is required to be certified annually to ensure its ability to perform properly in the event an emergency stop is needed on the flight line.  The system consists of a large cable that spans

  • Show some love - Combined Federal Campaign kicks off at the Grand Slam Wing

    This year’s Combined Federal Campaign began Oct. 3 at the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing, and will continue until Dec. 2.  The CFC, created through efforts within the Eisenhower administration to establish standards and coordination on federal workplace solicitations, was first conducted in 1964. It