• Lifeguard saves Soldier from drowning

    On Friday, July 8th at approximately 9:40 am in the Blatchford-Preston Complex gym swimming pool, a Lifeguard named Maesh Polabhagam Madu jumped into the pool and saved a drowning soldier’s life.

  • Sharing Cultural Experiences

    Members of the 379th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron and the Qatar Emiri Air Force Ground Defense Wing recently came together to share a meal at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar.

  • 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

  • NBA players visit Al Udeid

    Former NBA players Tracy McGrady and Jalen Rose visited service members at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, for Veterans Day, Nov. 11, 2021.

  • 379th EFSS serves Afghanistan evacuees

    The 379th Expeditionary Force Support Squadron is generally best known for providing services that help maintain the morale and welfare of deployed service members at Al Udeid Air Base, including running facilities such as the base’s five dining facilities, lodging, several gyms, community centers,

  • AUAB personnel conduct FOD walk

    Airman 1st Class Marquis Clawson, 379th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron ground transportation support operator, picks up an empty water bottle on the flightline Sept. 8, 2021, at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar. Members of Al Udeid AB participated in a walk to collect foreign object debris from

  • SecDef and SecState visit AUAB

    Leadership from Al Udeid Air Base and the Department of State await the arrival of Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin lll as his plane lands on the flightline Sep. 6, 2021, at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar. Austin visited the installation to thank service members for their support and dedication to the

  • AUAB generates more power for evacuation operations

    Brig. Gen. Gerald Donohue, 379th Air Expeditionary Wing commander, speaks to members of the 1st Expeditionary Civil Engineering Group Aug. 29, 2021, at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar. The 1st ECEG recently stood-up a powerplant that supplies power to tents which provide temporary living facilities for

  • Afghanistan evac operation: Airmen experiences

    Service members of the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing, as well as other supporting agencies are working 24/7 to support ongoing evacuation operations out of Afghanistan Aug. 2021, at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar.

  • AUAB supports Afghanistan evacuation efforts

    Since Aug. 14, the Department of Defense has been supporting the evacuation of qualified evacuees from Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan to Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar. The Afghanistan evacuation operation is one of the largest airlifts in history, evacuating roughly 58,700