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  • Father, son reunited during first, last deployment

    AL UDEID AIR BASE, Qatar—Al Udeid AB serves as a major hub for military service members traveling throughout the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility, so crossing paths with someone you know  has proven to be a common occurrence. April 10 proved to be one such occasion when Chief Master Sgt.

  • Shaping the information war: Military information combats propaganda

    AL UDEID AIR BASE, Qatar—In their quest to impose their will on others with malicious and destructive intent, ISIS have exerted their negative messages continuously through the use of media platforms like radio, television, newspapers, magazines and the internet.  A joint team of military

  • Aeromedical evacuation liaisons instruct patient movement across AOR

     AL UDEID AIR BASE, Qatar— Liaison officers with the 379th Expeditionary Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron successfully completed their first mission advising over 120 medical personnel from both the U.S. Navy and U.S. Army on aeromedical operations and patient preparation, March 22 to 29.The

  • Discipline in defense: Patrol Airmen drill response measures

    U.S. Air Force patrolmen with the 379th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron breach the threshold of an active shooter training facility at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, March 30, 2017. Active shooter incident response training is conducted often for 379th ESFS Airmen due to the unpredictable nature

  • Security forces Airmen kick-off host nation relations

    U.S. Air Force Airmen with the 379th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron play soccer with Qatar Emiri Air Force Security Forces members at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, March 23, 2017. The Airmen participated in a friendly game of soccer held to give members a chance to interact with their host

  • First responders, medical Airmen exercise lifesaving abilities

    U.S. Air Force Airmen with the 379th Expeditionary Medical Group and firefighters with the 379th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron lift a role player acting as a trauma patient at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, March 21, 2017. Scenarios like these are enacted to help first responders train and

  • Al Udeid ‘caddy land’ flush with improvements, replacements

    AL UDEID AIR BASE, Qatar— Airmen with the 379th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron play a major role in the upkeep of living and operating conditions at Al Udeid. Since 2015, one initiative that has kept Airmen with the squadron working hard is the replacement of 50 old “cadillacs,” outdoor

  • GEOBASE Airmen put Al Udeid on the map

    Engineer assistants with the 379th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron GEOBASE section pose for a photo at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, March 15, 2017. Airmen with the GEOBASE section survey, map, draft and maintain common installation picture maps and have the ability to produce unit specific maps

  • Apheresis Airmen: Fangs of the AOR

    AL UDEID AIR BASE, Qatar— After more than two years of planning and execution, the apheresis element of the 379th Expeditionary Medical Group at Al Udeid AB became fully operational March 6. This team of four Airmen is dedicated to providing platelet product, tiny blood cells that help form clots to

  • Aerospace medical technicians 'middlemen' to recovery

    AL UDEID AIR BASE, Qatar—The movement of patients from a war zone to a hospital doesn’t happen instantaneously; there are many stages between the departure and arrival of those individuals to their final destination.  To assist with that journey, aerospace medical technicians with the 379th