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  • Airmen reunite Afghanistan evacuees with family

    For some service members, it can be hard to see how each individual impacts the mission, especially from their home station. However, a crisis situation can have ways of revealing the bigger picture.
  • B-52s arrive at Al Udeid AB in support of Afghanistan drawdown

    Two U.S. Air Force B-52H Stratofortress aircraft from the 5th Bomb Wing at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, arrived at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, on April 23, 2021.
  • Gaming network launches at AUAB

    Airmen from the 379th Expeditionary Communications Squadron debuted a high-speed computer network called GamerNet March 22, 2021, at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar.
  • Enduring, resolute partners: US, Qatar conduct historic air-to-air refueling exercise

    For the first time ever, Qatar Emiri Air Force Rafales integrated with U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotankers during a week-long air-to-air refueling exercise at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar.
  • 379th AEW Airmen conduct first-ever refueling mission with Qatari Emiri Air Force

    A Qatar Emiri Air Force Rafale receives fuel from a U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker, assigned to the 340th Expeditionary Aircraft Refueling Squadron, while conducting the first-ever in air refueling mission between the countries over southwest Qatar Dec. 28, 2020. This event built familiarity with air-to-air process with both air forces. (U.S.
  • AFCENT units train to win the day

    The 380th Air Expeditionary Wing partnered with the 378 AEW, Prince Sultan Air Base, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and the 379 AEW, Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, to conduct a regional training exercise.Each wing brought its own specialty to the training, demonstrated through their aircraft.The 378 AEW showcased their F-15C Eagle, which is an all-weather,
  • 8 EAMS Airmen execute rapid global mobility during COVID-19 pandemic

    Airmen with the 8th Expeditionary Air Mobility Squadron at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, are an integral part of the logistics and supply chain both in and out of the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility. If a mission-critical piece of equipment or a service member needs moved, 8 EAMS is more than likely involved.During the Coronavirus Disease
  • 20 EBS wraps up deployment to AUAB, Diego Garcia

    Airmen assigned to the 20th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron completed their deployment to U.S. Central Command area of operations on March 31, 2020. The 20 EBS is a U.S. B-52H Stratofortress squadron that provides strategic attack, close-air support, air interdiction, offensive counter-air and maritime operations to combatant commanders in support of theater objectives.
  • United effort: U.S., UK, Qatar test emergency response procedures

    Members of the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing, along with Royal Air Force and Qatar Emiri Air Force members participated in a major accident response exercise at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar on Nov. 12, 2019.
  • 378th AEG stands up at PSAB

    Nearly two decades ago, it was the largest expeditionary operations center in the Air Force and served as the primary location for air power in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. In the early months of 2003, thousands of coalition and U.S. service members worked and operated out of Prince Sultan Air Base, Saudi Arabia. By the end of summer 2003, operations shifted to Al Udeid Air Base in Qatar where they remain today. Operations in PSAB came to a halt.