NEWS

  • 379th AEW conducts first KC-135 hot refueling in USAF

    To advance the agility of Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Airmen from the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing performed a validation and verification of the first hot refueling of a KC-135 Stratotanker in the U.S. Air Force on Sept. 21, 2020.

  • Medical care in the air

    AL UDEID AIR BASE, Qatar – On a typical mission with one crew, two flight nurses and three aeromedical technicians, the Airmen assigned to the 379th Expeditionary Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron have the ability to transform nearly any cargo aircraft into a flying hospital.

  • AUAB, Qatar sign agreement on air space operations

    An Air Traffic Control Letter of Agreement was signed by U.S. personnel, the Qatar Emiri Air Force (QEAF) and Qatar Civil Aviation Authority (QCAA) to better work together to ensure safe air space operations at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar.

  • 379th EAES among first to train on new NPC-L

    The novel coronavirus, COVID-19, pandemic has challenged the world to forge a new normal. For members of the U.S. military, their ability to adapt and innovate has continued to prove itself.

  • 8th EAMS keeping AUAB runways clear of FOD

    Members of the 8th Expeditionary Air Mobility Squadron perform a foreign object debris (FOD) flight line walk, Aug. 28, 2020, Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar. FOD walks are performed regularly to ensure flight lines are clear of debris that could cause injury to personnel or damage to government property.

  • Fueling the AOR

    The 340th and the 22nd Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Units work together around the clock here to inspect, repair, service, launch and recover the fleet of KC-135 Stratotankers.

  • US, Qatari air force hone logistics, safety skills

    AL UDEID AIR BASE, Qatar—The recent completion of a Qatar Emiri Air Force staging facility on Al Udeid Air Base, has provided the perfect occasion for building partnership opportunities between the U.S. Air Force and Qatari air forces.