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  • Forging futures: AUAB and Qatar relocate Afghanistan evacuees

    The 379th Air Expeditionary Wing Host Nation Coordination Cell at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, is the link between Department of Defense personnel and Qatari officials. During the evacuation of Afghanistan, HNCC and their Qatari counterparts were in charge of the final step in moving qualified evacuees onward to further destinations. The support from Qatar was critical to the U.S. military’s efforts in evacuating Afghanistan.
  • AUAB supports largest NEO airlift in history

    On Aug. 14, the first C-17 Globemaster III full of evacuees took off from Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul and arrived at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar. The base quickly became the primary transit hub for evacuees flowing out of Afghanistan.
  • EOD and Fire light up the night

    A vehicle burns during a firefighting training exercise August 10, 2021, at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar. The 379th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Emergency Services worked with the 379th ECES Explosive Ordnance Disposal team to conduct realistic fire training scenarios. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Noah Coger)
  • Faces of AUAB Fire

    Airman 1st Class Javon Coleman, 379th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron firefighter, adjusts his self-contained breathing apparatus mask during a live-fire training exercise August 10, 2021, at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar. An SCBA provides breathable air in atmospheres that are harmful to Airmen’s health. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman
  • C-17s support Afghanistan drawdown

    A C-17 Globemaster III assigned to Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina, takes off on the runway April 27, 2021, at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar. U.S. Air Force C-17s and other mobility aircraft around the U.S. Air Forces Central theater are assisting with the safe and orderly drawdown operations from Afghanistan.
  • AC3: Answering all things COVID

    AL UDEID AIR BASE, Qatar—Personnel from the 379th Air Expeditionary Medical Group, Host Nation Support Cell (HNCC) and Plans and Programs (XP) have banded together to create a one-stop shop to answer any questions concerning COVID-19 at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar. This team is known as the AUAB COVID Command and Control Team (AC3).
  • AUAB home to AOR’s largest PERSCO team

    AL UDEID AIR BASE, Qatar— “AUAB is home of the largest PERSCO team in the AOR,” said U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Justin Cook, 379th Expeditionary Force Support Squadron reception control center non-commissioned officer in charge.
  • AUAB participates in Ruck Racism event

    More than 300 service members from Al Udeid participated in a “Ruck Racism” ruck march hosted by the 379th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron in support of diversity and inclusion Sept. 27, 2020, at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar.
  • 8th EAMS celebrates Ochoversary

    On this day in 1944, the 8th Air Cargo Resupply Squadron activated in preparation for service in World War II. Today, the now designated 8th Expeditionary Air Mobility Squadron, affectionately known as “The Mighty Ocho,” celebrates our “Ochoversary” while we reflect on our heraldry, our modern history, and look to the horizon for what lies ahead.
  • 379th AEW conducts first KC-135 hot refueling in USAF

    To advance the agility of Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Airmen from the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing performed a validation and verification of the first hot refueling of a KC-135 Stratotanker in the U.S. Air Force on Sept. 21, 2020.
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