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  • Airmen reunite Afghanistan evacuees with family

    Al Udeid became the main hub for evacuees coming from Afghanistan and was quickly inundated with thousands of people leaving Afghanistan. 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

  • AUAB medics adapt to support Afghanistan evacuation

    Since Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, became the main stopover location for qualified evacuees from Afghanistan on Aug. 14, 2021, the entire installation and all of its personnel have had to adapt at a moment’s notice in order to support the Afghanistan evacuation operations.

  • Tigers named top air dominance squadron

    Named the top air dominance squadron in the Air Force for their actions across five combat operations and two exercises in fiscal year 2020, the 79th Fighter Squadron received the Raytheon Trophy Aug. 28, 2021.

  • 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