Feature Stories

Tag: ASG-Qatar

Camp As Sayliyah Hosts Self Defense Class During Sexual Assault Awareness, Prevention Month
April 16, 2019
Colonel James Cummings, theater veterinarian, Task Force 8th Medical, demonstrates how to break the grasp of an attacker portrayed by Staff Sgt. Steven Cassidy, Task Force 8th Medical, April 11, 2019. Cummings instructed a class of more than 25 Soldiers on personal protective measures as part of Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month at Camp As Sayliyah, Qatar.

Dogs, Handlers Welcome New Turf Obedience Course
April 2, 2019
Petty Officer 2nd Class Jonathan Sanchez, a military working dog handler with the Area Support Group-Qatar Provost Marshal’s Office, works on obeying commands with Lars, a German shepherd MWD on the new soft turf field obstacle course at Camp As Sayliyah, Qatar, March 29, 2019. The new facility allows Sanchez and his fellow dog handlers the opportunity to train their animals on a course that is more safe and better suited to properly training  MWD teams.

In Qatar, MP unit’s legacy is improved procedures for successors
April 1, 2019
In Qatar, MP Unit’s Legacy Is Improved Procedures For Successors

National Guard Unit Transfers Security Authority at Camp As Sayliyah, Qatar
March 18, 2019
Lt. Col. Kevin Welsh (second from left), the battalion commander, and Command Sgt. Maj. Paul Horan (fourth from the left), the battalion command sergeant major, formally unfurl the 1st Battalion, 114th Infantry Regiment's flag signifying their unit's assumption of authority for security at Camp As Sayliyah, Qatar.

Joint optometry team gives warfighters clarity
March 15, 2019
U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Peter Carra, 379th Expeditionary Medical Group (EMDG) optometry officer in charge, performs an eye exam for a U.S. Soldier March 9, 2019, at Camp As Sayliyah (CAS), Qatar. Carra and Tech. Sgt. Marquita Moore, 379th EMDG optometry NCO in charge, travel to CAS once a week to provide eye care for Soldiers who, in turn, fabricate glasses prescribed for Airmen at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, and servicemembers at other deployed locations throughout U.S. Central Command.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Christopher Hubenthal)

Sports Diplomacy Opens Doors in Qatar
March 7, 2019
Sgt. Monique Best, center, and other members of Area Support Group-Qatar participated in Qatar's National Sports Day Feb. 12, 2019 in Doha. ASG-QA had three teams that played tug-of-war, volleyball, and soccer. Best, a human resources sergeant with ASG-QA, said that she thought the opportunity would open doors.

Deployment Is Contract Specialist’s Path to Gatekeeping
March 6, 2019
Charlene Wilson, lead contract specialist for the 408th Regional Contracting Center-Qatar’s quality management team at Camp As Sayliyah, Qatar poses for a photo Mar. 6, 2019. Wilso was recently named a "Hero of the Week" for her work in US Army Central because of her work in the RCC.

Joint training strengthens Air Force, Army collaboration
February 27, 2019
U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Brett Sanchez, 379th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron (ECES) emergency management Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and high yield explosives (CBRNE) response NCO in charge, takes off Mission Oriented Protective Posture (MOPP) gear during a joint decontamination exercise Feb. 22, 2019, at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar. U.S. Air Force and Army participants from the 379th ECES and the 1st Battalion, 43rd Air Defense Artillery (ADA) regiment, 11th ADA Brigade, shared CBRNE best practices, and tested their response proficiency during the training. The event was the conclusion of a four phase training curriculum. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Christopher Hubenthal)

Joint Air Defense Exercise sharpens skills, strengthens partnerships
February 22, 2019
A U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle maneuvers into position to receive fueled from a KC-135 Stratotanker as a part of Joint Air Defense Exercise 19-01, Feb. 19, 2019. The aircraft participated with regional partners to test objective-based command and control actions during the exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Clayton Cupit)

Army Ground Liaison Officer connects ground intent to air action
February 21, 2019
U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Timothy Hartranft, 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron ground liaison officer, stands in front of the 9th EBS T-Wall at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Feb. 6, 2019. The GLO translates the ground units’ intent into action in the air, also known as green to blue. His job is to translate green to blue and blue to green between ground commanders and the combined forces air component commander; integrating and synchronizing air and ground operations in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Travis Beihl)