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Wearing proper gear is an effective way to avoid injury during hazardous situations. Personal protective equipment such as earplugs, gloves and safety goggles help avoid injuries. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Rhett Isbell) Summer fun, Air Force safe
Kayaking the Buffalo River, fishing at Lake Ouachita and hiking Pinnacle Mountain are all activities that give a sense that summer has arrived in Arkansas. The critical days of summer — May 27 to Sept. 4 — are characterized by people taking part in an increased amount of high-risk activities. As the temperatures rise, a heightened level of
0 6/21
2017
Retired service members and their spouses serve themselves breakfast June 16, 2017, at Hangar 1080 on Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. The retiree breakfast is held every month to foster close relationships with service members and to disseminate information from units to the retiree community. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Sommer Giron) Little Rock AFB commander attends retiree breakfast one last time
Col. Charles Brown, 19th Airlift Wing commander, gave hisfarewell remarks as the guest speaker at the retiree breakfast, June 16, 2017,in Hangar 1080 on Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. “I’m here to say thank you,” Brown began. “The priorities we’velaid out as a team start with people —from my Airman and their families, to everyonewho’s served. You
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2017
Andre Roberts, an Atlanta Falcons wide receiver and former military child, huddle up after a drill during the Proctor & Gamble Andre Roberts Football ProCamp June 16, 2017, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas. Andres Roberts worked side by side with volunteers to help teach children different football skills. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Codie Collins) Atlanta Falcon wide receiver visits Team Little Rock
Team Little Rock children participated June 16-17, 2017, in the Proctor & Gamble Andre Roberts Football ProCamp to learn the basics of football from the Atlanta Falcons wide receiver, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas. This is the fourth year Team Little Rock has hosted a ProCamp, thanks to the support from the community to the base
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Airman 1st Class Alexander Smith, 19th Civil Engineering Squadron Pest Management technician, sprays pesticides for Carpenter Ants May 3, 2017, at Little Rock Air Force Base.  Carpenter Ants prefer wood that’s damp, such as that around windows or doors. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Rhett Isbell) Pest Management: Suppressing pesky problems
Pest Management Airmen from the 19th Civil Engineer Squadron tackle some of Team Little Rock’s most persistent problem residents: vermin and insects. Pest Management is in charge of controlling the population of pest species on base. The Pest Management team is responsible for spraying pesticides to keep plants and bugs from threatening structural
0 6/20
2017
Airmen are required to pass a physical assessment of pushups, sit-ups, and a mile and a half run. Airmen can improve their testing scores by identifying areas of improvement, setting goals, creating workout plans, finding ways to keep themselves accountable and starting a food journal. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Codie Collins) 5 easy steps to improve your PT performance
Why did I eat that entire bag of chips last night? Should I have run more or something to prepare for this? Am I even going to pass? These are the thoughts of ill prepared Airmen about to take their physical assessment. "As Airmen of the U.S. Air Force, there should never be a time where an able-bodied Airman should not be able to pass a physical
0 6/20
2017
A volunteer at the Proctor & Gamble Andre Roberts Football ProCamp teaches military children different football drills June 16, 2017, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas. Children who attended the camp had the opportunity to learn different football skills from Andres Roberts, an Atlanta Falcons wide receiver and former military child. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Codie Collins) School's out: Youth Center offers fun activities for kids
Although school is out, children can keep learning and have fun at the same time at the 19th Force Support Squadron Youth Center on Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas. The Youth Center, located in Bldg. 1992, offers a variety of programs and opportunities for children, ages 9 through 18, ranging from field trips to sports camps. The center is
0 6/19
2017
Thomas Johnson, 19th Force Support Squadron Auto Hobby Shop lead mechanic, drains the oil of a car June 9, 2017, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. Johnson said that oil changes and brake problems are the most common issues customers come in with. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Rhett Isbell) Auto Hobby Shop: High performance, low cost
The Auto Hobby Shop offers members a place to repair or service their personal vehicles, as well as offering basic maintenance classes. Individuals on base have access to equipment from a ball joint press to a car lift at a low cost compared to other commercial mechanics. One of the major benefits of the shop is base members can save money by
0 6/15
2017
An immunizations clinic officer prepares a vaccine to administer to a service member March 2, 2017 at the Clinic on Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark.  The Immunization clinic provides thousands of vaccines monthly to service members and their families.  (U.S. Air Force by Staff Sgt. Jeremy McGuffin) Combat Airlift takes fight to tiniest foes
All the planning, supplies and humanitarian effort in CombatAirlift is no good if Airmen providing those supplies are sick and not ready for themicro enemy they are constantly at war with.The 19th Medical Operations Squadron Immunization Clinicensures Team Little Rock is ready for any task – home or abroad – by providingthe correct vaccines to
0 6/12
2017
An Airman takes an evening run June 7, 2017, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. Hazards on the road add to the danger of running near vehicles, such as uneven ground and road edges; staying alert is fundamental to preventing possible incidents. (U.S. Air Force graphic by Airman 1st Class Grace Nichols) How to stay alert during road runs
Staying alert is fundamental to preventing possible incidents while running or jogging. Uneven ground, road edges and other hazards add to the danger of traveling near vehicles, such as slipping on loose gravel and potholes. Many people take to the roads to get exercise and enjoy the weather as it warms up, more so than in the cooler months. It's
0 6/09
2017
Staff Sgt. Darryl McRae, 19th Maintenance Squadron aircraft structural maintenance journeyman, is recognized as the Combat Airlifter of the Week June 6, 2017, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. McRae was selected for leading a team to repair aircraft damaged in a hail storm. (U.S. Air photo by Airman 1st Class Grace Nichols) Combat Airlifter of The Week: Staff Sgt. Darryl McRae
Rank/Name: Staff Sgt. Darryl McRae Unit: 19th Maintenance Squadron Duty Title: aircraft structural maintenance journeyman Hometown: Fayetteville, North Carolina Time on Station: four years Time in Service: four and half years Hobbies: sports Goals: achieve rank of master sergeant What Core Value do they portray and how? Excellence in All We Do. Two
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