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  • 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 professionals operating from Al Udeid AB serve to counter
  • 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 operation was the first of its kind, supporting joint
  • 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 of active shooters. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior
  • 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 nation partners. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman
  • 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 maintain their skillsets. (U.S. Air Force photo by
  • 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 restroom and shower facilities that span the
  • Vehicle management flight keeps wheels rolling

    U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Michael Daniel, the material handling equipment NCO in charge with the 379th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron Vehicle Management Flight, repairs a hydraulic cylinder on a 25K loader at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, March 13, 2017. Hydraulic equipment uses hydraulic pressure to raise and lower weights that would
  • 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 of Al Udeid AB. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior
  • 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 stop bleeding, within the U.S. Central Command
  • 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 Expeditionary Medical Group ensure their brothers and
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