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  • Mission success for ‘unmanned’ KC-10 flight

    In recognition of Women’s Equality Day, which is observed on August 26, the commander of the 908th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron, U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Lindsey Bauer, conceived a plan to execute a completely ‘unmanned’ KC-10 mission. On August 1, 2021, the KC-10 Extender aircraft taking off

  • AUAB supports Afghanistan evacuation efforts

    Since Aug. 14, the Department of Defense has been supporting the evacuation of qualified evacuees from Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan to Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar. The Afghanistan evacuation operation is one of the largest airlifts in history, evacuating roughly 58,700

  • Airman overcomes series of challenges relying on superb resiliency

    It was the first night in a while that she’d slept so soundly. Unfortunately, it was the one night she wishes she hadn’t. Murphy’s Law continued a long streak of unfolding in Janelle’s life. One incident after another. It was enough to yank the cheer right out of the average person, but not her.

  • BTC: the lifeline of the AOR

    In combat zones, having blood products readily available to treat critically wounded patients is crucial to save the lives of military members downrange. Due to the base’s robust mission, a fleet of several different types of aircraft, its prime location in a relatively safe area and large enough