Welcome to Little Rock Air Force Base. You are now a member of "Team Little Rock."
The 19th Airlift Wing, Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark., is part of Air Mobility Command and provides the Department of Defense the largest C-130 fleet in the world. As part of AMC's Global Reach capability, the wing's responsibilities range from supplying humanitarian airlift relief to victims of disasters, to airdropping supplies and troops into the heart of contingency operations in hostile areas.
Little Rock AFB opened in October 1955. The base encompasses 6,100 acres and includes one runway and one assault landing strip. The base has more than 6,000 active-duty military and civilian members, and approximately 15,000 family members live and work on and around the base with an estimated 57,000 retirees in the local area.
The base's total impact on the regional economy in fiscal year 2015 totaled $813.6 million. Additionally the base is the 4th largest employer in the state of Arkansas and created 3,479 indirect jobs in FY12.
The three major partner units on the base are the 314th Airlift Wing, Air Education and Training Command, the 913th Airlift Group and the 189th Airlift Wing of the Arkansas Air National Guard.
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