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.

  • MacDill couple deploys in support of AUAB mission

    As military members, saying goodbye for temporary duties assignments or deployments are inevitable; however, for one active duty U.S. Air Force couple, deployment is the next step of developing their marriage and serving their country together.

  • 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.

  • JB Charleston supports 8th EAMS mission at AUAB

    A C-17 Globemaster III from Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina, deployed to the 8th Expeditionary Air Mobility Squadron taxis before a mission, Aug. 28, 2020, Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar. The C-17 is designed to airdrop 102 paratroopers with their accompanying equipment. (U.S. Air Force photo by

  • 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.

  • 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

  • C-17 crews help realign assets to Afghanistan

    A U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III, assigned to the 816th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron, transports troops and equipment to forward operating locations through the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility.