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  • Security Forces defends AUAB and evacuees

    Security Forces members can usually be found at the gate checking IDs, in their car patrolling the base or training with their K-9s to defend the installation. However, for the Defenders of the 379th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron, they also took on the responsibility of ensuring the safety of thousands of qualified evacuees after Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, became the main stopover location for those evacuating Afghanistan on Aug. 14, 2021.
  • 380th POL’s million-gallon duties

    When it comes to providing direct support to the aircraft of Al Dhafra Air Base, including the E-3 Sentry, KC-10 Extender, and RQ-4 Global Hawk, the various types of fuel required play a key part in the mission. Fortunately, ADAB has some of the most talented Airmen in the world handling that fuel.
  • 332 AEW Synchronizes Alert Responses

    During an alert exercise, multiple agencies from the 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing collaborated to strengthen and refine Counter-Small Unmanned Aerial Systems tactics, techniques and procedures.
  • Gunfighters at Pacific Iron 21

    Gunfighters deployed in July and August for Operation Pacific Iron to develop a lethal, agile and resilient force posture while applying concepts such as; Agile Combat Employment, Dynamic Force Employment and Multi-capable Airmen.
  • United we stand

    A total of 2,996 individuals were lost on Tuesday, September 11, 2001. Twenty years ago, the day started off as any other. In New York City, the sky was blue and cloudless, the temperature in the mid-sixties and the city bustling with its normal morning commute. Ferries, taxis, subways and air traffic were flowing with the Big Apple’s usual murmurs. What happened next, will live on in U.S. history forever.
  • 55th Communications Squadron redesignated as cyber squadron

    The 55th Communications Squadron recently met all objectives required by the Air Force to be redesignated as the 55th Cyber Squadron.
  • 53rd Wing WSEP incorporates NucWSEP, enhances readiness for real world operations

    The 53rd Weapons Evaluation Group hosted air-to-air and air-to-ground weapons system evaluations at Hill Air Force Base from Aug. 16-27, 2021. The Weapons System Evaluation Program tests maintenance, aircrew, and weapons Airmen by evaluating the reliability and maintainability of aircraft weapons systems.
  • Department of the Air Force releases reports on Racial Disparity Review update, second disparity review

    The Department of the Air Force released a progress update on the Inspector General Independent Racial Disparity Review and a second disparity review report Sept. 9.
  • QATAR, AFCENT validate tactics during Exercise Sky Shield III

    Airmen from U.S. Air Forces Central and the Qatar Emiri Air Force participated in Exercise Sky Shield III at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Aug. 1-4, 2021. Sky Shield III is a bilateral defensive counter-air combat patrol and combat search and rescue exercise designed to validate AFCENT and QEAF’s combined capability to defend regional airspace.
  • AUAB supports largest NEO airlift in history

    On Aug. 14, the first C-17 Globemaster III full of evacuees took off from Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul and arrived at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar. The base quickly became the primary transit hub for evacuees flowing out of Afghanistan. “Through teamwork with Qatar, coalition partners, allies and the interagency support of military members from across the Central Command Area of Responsibility, the whole team at AUAB rose to the challenge and continues to do what is asked of them,” said Brig. Gen. Gerald Donohue, 379th Air Expeditionary Wing commander.
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