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  • US, Qatar Emiri Air Forces build relations, fix aircraft

    The C-17 Globemaster III aircraft is crucial to Air Mobility Command’s airlift mission at Al Udeid, enabling the movement and supply of warfighters throughout the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility. When two C-17’s were grounded here due to the need for extensive maintenance, Airmen with the 8th Expeditionary Air Mobility Squadron immediately began preparations to fix them.
  • Uniform disposal: Keeping one step ahead

    U.S. Airmen unload a van full of uniform items at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, March 10, 2017. The uniform items were gathered by volunteers from the uniform disposal bins located around the base, and then were sorted and shredded. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Miles Wilson)
  • A gut reaction: Air mobility Airman stops robbery in progress

    AL UDEID AIR BASE, Qatar—For members of the U.S. armed forces, the core values of each service function as a set of principles meant to guide their actions and behavior both on and off duty.   Having embraced those same values for much of his life, Tech. Sgt. Matthew Lothrop, an air transportation standardization and evaluations program lead
  • Al Udeid Airmen exemplify service, build relations

    AL UDEID AIR BASE, Qatar—For the last 15 years, the American School of Doha has upheld the tradition of hosting the annual ASD Friendship Festival and has routinely welcomed military personnel. This year was no different, allowing Airmen from Al Udeid AB to lend a helping hand at the event, Feb. 24.  Airmen volunteering at the festival used this
  • Dirt Boyz break records, build up capabilities

    U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Jeremy Majors, a heavy equipment and constructions apprentice with the 379th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron Pavements and Equipment Flight, “edges” fresh concrete at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Feb. 21, 2017. Putting an edge in concrete helps direct where the concrete will crack to allow room for it to expand
  • Deployed together: Married Airmen share unique experience

    AL UDEID AIR BASE, Qatar— The sky tints with a grey haze, damp concrete calmly reflects ramp lights in the distance, and a light mist dampens the sage uniform worn by Senior Airman Sylvia Feigum as she illuminates the orange marshaling wands in her hands. After she crosses her arms above her head signaling the aircraft to stop, Feigum walks swiftly
  • Electrical systems Airmen save energy, light the dark

    U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Corey Martin, an electrical systems apprentice with the 379th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron, adjusts a light fixture at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Feb. 22, 2017. This particular light fixture was a solar-powered low-emitting diode light that collects the sun’s energy during the day and stores it in a
  • Silent Sentry: Defending the final frontier

    AL UDEID AIR BASE, Qatar— Air, space and cyberspace - these are the three domains that the United States Air Force strives to defend. Of these domains, space has become one of the most crowded and competitive. At any given time, there are innumerable signals being transmitted to and from satellites, with each signal taking up space in the
  • Airmen pay tribute during Presidents Day

    An Al Udeid Air Base Honor Guard team folds the U.S. flag during a Presidents Day retreat ceremony at Al Udeid AB, Qatar, Feb. 20, 2017. The ceremony honored the lives and contributions of the Presidents of the United States, both past and present. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Miles Wilson)
  • Sheet metal Airmen patch up the fleet

    U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Levi Amell, left, and Senior Airman Wolfgang Kimsey, aircraft structural maintenance journeymen with the 379th Expeditionary Maintenance Squadron Sheet Metal Shop, take measurements for a replacement piece on an outbound flap for an aircraft at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Feb. 16, 2017. In order to fabricate a new