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  • Defenders Challenge: Teamwork at its finest

    More than 50 defenders from the 379th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron participated in a seven-event “Defenders Challenge” that tested teamwork, speed and endurance April 21 at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar. Defenders competed in sprints, pushups, burpees, tire flips, medical evacuations reports,

  • ACC Commander: “You are the greatest of your generation”

    More than 300 members of Al Udeid Air Base filled the Coalition Compound Theater Oct. 21 to hear U.S. Air Force Gen. Hawk Carlisle, commander of Air Combat Command, share his perspective on several topics during an all-call event. A resounding message the general delivered was one of thanks. “Thank

  • ‘Mad Mules’ load P-19 ARFF vehicle onto ‘Herk’ to support OIR

    A C-130H Hercules was loaded with a 23,000 pound Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighting vehicle in less than 20 minutes here today, under cargo lights on an otherwise pitch-black flightline, with dozens of Airmen making it happen. How, exactly?  Airmen from the 746th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron, 379th

  • Fire Muster: The AUAB Firefighter experience

    Service members deployed to Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar participated in the Fire Muster, a firefighter skills competition on Oct. 10, 2015. The competition featured numerous challenges for would-be fire fighters, including a skills obstacle course and water jousting. Nearly 100 people took part in the

  • 37th AMU BONES crew chiefs, keeping freedom in the skies

    The mighty B1-B Lancer is a storied airframe that was only supposed to fly for 20 years.  30 and some odd years later, the elusive B-1B is still the primary strike workhorse here, dropping several thousand bombs in the past year supporting OPERATION INHERENT RESOLVE. Managing the Lancer stable are

  • Remembering the fallen of 9/11: Air Expeditionary Wing airmen hold ceremony

    Fourteen years after the tragic events of September 11, 2001, Al Udeid Air Base held a memorial ceremony in remembrance of the victims that perished when America was viciously attacked September 11, 2001.  Coalition forces came together at the base flag pole to pay respects to those who lost their