• Grand Shield 22-2 first half highlights

    The 379th Air Expeditionary Wing conducted Grand Shield 22-2, a installation-wide readiness exercise to validate and examine the wing's readiness posture at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Dec. 14, 2021. Multiple groups and agencies were put to the test to see how their operations would fair in a

  • 379th AEW SAPR bolsters the Teal Rep corps

    One of the most predominant issues that is a constant struggle to mitigate in the military is sexual assault. Fortunately, the Air Force has its own Sexual Assault Prevention and Response units across the force that work hard to inform and assist those affected by the devastating events.

  • Carrying on the fight

    Deployed members participated in the 2021 Al Udeid Air Base Suicide Awareness Challenge at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Nov. 22, 2021. This event tested participant’s resiliency, brought attention to suicide among military members and emphasized that reaching out for help is a sign of strength.

  • 379 AEW Airmen train with QEAF forces on emergency flightline ops

    379th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron members aim their weapons at a simulated incident scene at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Oct. 25, 2021. The 379th ESFS set up a cordon and maintained security to prevent and deter any hostile actions from taking place (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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