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  • USAF Sisters Deployed Together at Al Udeid

    Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar – In the military, it’s not uncommon to hear the phrases “it’s a small world,” or “our paths will cross again;” however, for a staff sergeant deployed to the Middle East, those phrases would hit very close to home when she wasn’t greeted by a friend or a co-worker, but rather, her sister.
  • Cybersecurity: why it matters

    Cyber-attacks on Air Force networks can have a devastating impact on critical infrastructure, networks, weapons platforms and other assets. The responsibility for maintaining a secure network falls on everyone who accesses it; from a junior Airman in maintenance all the way up to the installation commander.
  • Command post: the backbone of AUAB

    From aircraft maintenance to security forces traffic incidents, the base command post is the focal point for information gathering and distribution across Al Udeid Air Base.
  • 379th ELRS earns first ‘Daedalian’ award

    The 379th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron receiv ed the “Daedalian” award during a ceremony Feb. 11, 2019, declaring them the best LRS unit in U.S. Air Forces Central Command and Air Combat Command. The Daedalian Maj. Gen. Warren R. Carter Logistics Effectiveness Award, first presented in 1962, is given to the base level unit with the best supply, effectiveness record, and support of mission aircraft and weapons.
  • Fuels lab keeps AUAB combat ready

    Airmen from the 379th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels lab work around the clock to help aircraft deliver decisive air power in the Air Forces Central Command area of responsibility. As the largest fuel operation in the Department of Defense, Airmen from the fuels lab must work together to inspect various types of fuel including gasoline, diesel fuel and Jet Propellant-8 to ensure products are free of contaminants.
  • Medical Airmen, volunteers keep blood supply flowing

    Al Udeid Air Base’s Blood Transshipment Center is a one of a kind place. While it is the only blood transshipment center in U.S. Central Command’s area of responsibility, it also houses one of the few missions on base that regularly uses volunteers from other career fields.
  • AFCENT Service members, families attend holiday kick-off event

    Service members and military families were able to play holiday games, watch live music performances, interact with Santa Claus and watch a tree lighting ceremony, during a holiday kick-off event Dec. 1, 2018, at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar.
  • Empowering positive mental health through options

    The 379th Expeditionary Medical Group Mental Health Clinic offers services to help people handle the stressors of everyday life. These services include educational classes on sleep and stress management, goal setting, relationships, reintegration and tobacco cessation. The goal is to give members the ability to cope with stressors before they seek help from mental health professionals.
  • Qatar Emiri Air Force hosts a family cultural exchange for coalition partners

    The QEAF hosted the first Family Cultural Exchange for Soldiers, Airmen, coalition partners and command sponsored families at AUAB, Qatar, Dec. 1, 2017.
  • Silent Sentry: Defending the final frontier

    Air, space and cyberspace - these are the three domains that the United States Air Force strives to defend. Of these domains, space has become one of the most crowded and competitive. At any given time, there are innumerable signals being transmitted to and from satellites, with each signal taking up space in the electromagnetic spectrum.  “Space
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