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  • 763rd celebrates 30 years of Rivet Joint operations in the AOR

    On Oct. 10, 2020, members of the 763rd Expeditionary Reconnaissance Squadron celebrated 30 years of the RC-135 Rivet Joint operating in U.S. Central Command’s area of responsibility.
  • AUAB home to AOR’s largest PERSCO team

    “AUAB is home of the largest PERSCO team in the AOR,” said U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Justin Cook, 379th Expeditionary Force Support Squadron reception control center non-commissioned officer in charge.
  • 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

    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 receives first NPC, enhances medical mission

    Photos: Airmen off loaded a specialized medical container designed to transport individuals with infectious diseases at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Sept. 18, 2020. The Negatively Pressurized Conex, or NPC, is configured for the C-17 Globemaster III and C-5 Super Galaxy aircraft to safely transport up to 28 passengers or 23 patients, including ambulatory and litter, around the globe.
  • 79th Fighter Squadron "Tigers" awarded Gallant Unit Citation

    A quiet winter’s morning in the Afghanistan desert changed abruptly when a massive blast from a Vehicle-Borne Improvised Explosive Device detonated and heavy machine gun fire ensued outside the walls of Bagram Airfield.
  • From flip phone to smart phone: AWACS gets an upgrade

    The first fully qualified crew under the new crew design for the E-3 G Airborne Warning and Control System reached their deployment location in September 2020. The first fully qualified crew under the new crew design for the E-3 G Airborne Warning and Control System reached their deployment location in September 2020.
  • 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.
  • Be aware, but don’t panic – fight the heat

    Team ADAB understands how hot it can get during these current times, and the populous isn't the only things that feels the effect from the heat. In this article, members from the 380th Expeditionary Medical Group and Civil Engineer Squadron discuss how base facilities are handling the weather, and what Airmen can do to help prevent potential issues in the future.
  • 50 ARS arrives at AUAB replacing 349 EARS

    The 50th Air Refueling Squadron from MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, along with several of their KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft, arrived at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, as part of a mass unit deployment, Aug. 18, 2020.
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