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David, Master Sgt. Paul Evan’s son, is carrying on the legacy of service by being accepted by the U.S. Air Force Academy. David joined Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps to learn as much about the military as he could. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Rhett Isbell) Father’s love, son’s triumph
“The legacy of heroes is the memory of a great name and the inheritance of a great example,” said Benjamin Disraeli. For one family, the legacy of vowing to protect and defend America is passed on from father to son. The Evans family journey began with their son’s appointment to attend the U.S. Air Force Academy. Master Sgt. Paul Evans, 19th
0 6/05
2017
A Brief history of the 41st Airlift Squadron (U.S. Air Force graphic by Senior Airman Mercedes Taylor) One decade later: Black Cats’s humble beginnings
The 41st Airlift Squadron has been an integral part of the Combat Airlift mission at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, for a decade. However, before the Black Cats flew the central Arkansas skies, they had humble beginnings here. In 2007, the 41st AS moved to Little Rock AFB after a realignment ceremony at Pope Air Force Base, North Carolina.
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2017
Team Little Rock members celebrate American Asian and Pacific Islander Month during a luncheon May 26, 2017, at the Walter's Community Support Center on Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. The event educated and highlighted Asian American and Pacific Islander heritage. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Grace Nichols) Celebrating diversity: Asian American, Pacific Islander heritage honored with luncheon
Team Little Rock celebrated the Air Force's diversity with an Asian American and Pacific Islander Month luncheon May 25, 2017, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas. The event educated and highlighted Asian American and Pacific Islander heritage, hosted by the 19th Airlift Wing Military Equal Opportunity Office. Activities included ukulele music
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2017
Senior Airman Jalen Gibbs, 19th Medical Support Squadron commander support staff, was recognized as the Combat Airlifter of the Week May 25, 2017, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. Gibbs supports 337 members within the 19th Medical Group and 75 MDG operating instructions. He also serves as the treasurer for the booster club and is currently planning the 2017 Holiday Party. (U.S. Air photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Sommer Giron) Combat Airlifter of the Week: Senior Airman Jalen Gibbs
Name and Rank: Senior Airman JalenGibbs          Unit: 19thMedical Support SquadronDuty title: CommanderSupport StaffHometown: Memphis, TennesseeTime in service: 2Years, 5 monthsTime at Little Rock: 2 YearsGoals: Completebachelor’s degree in Healthcare Management before his first enlistment to become an officerHobbies: Fitness,shopping, playing
0 5/25
2017
Royal Canadian air force pilot Capt. Daniel Ebisuzaki briefs 41st and 61st Airlift Squadron pilots on that days mission and routes as part of canadian exercise Fanatic Pegasus April 21, 2017 in Alberta, Canada. This is the first time American forces have participated in this exercise which establishes air and ground forces in unfamiliar terrain to work on communication and rapid deployment of those resources.
(U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jeremy McGuffin) Little Rock AFB IMSO earns AF level award
The 714th Training Squadron International Military StudentOffice was recognized as the 2016 U.S. Air Force IMSO Team of the Year in thesmall activities category for their service to more than 100 internationalstudents. “This is the first time the office has won an award likethis,” said Master Sgt. Larry Holland, 714th Training Squadron IMSO NCOIC.
0 5/25
2017
The base undergoes road construction annually to ensure safety and prevent driving hazards. CMSgt Williams Drive and Arnold Drive will be receiving an upgrade throughout the next few months. (U.S. Air Force graphic by Crystal Abbot) Main Little Rock Air Force Base roads construction begins
The base undergoes road construction annually to ensure safety and prevent driving hazards. CMSgt Williams Drive and Arnold Drive will be receiving an upgrade throughout the next few months. "We're trying to ensure the flow of traffic remains normal, but be prepared for any delays during construction," said John Smith, 19th Civil Engineer Squadron
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2017
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. William Eales, 19th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, inspects a C-130J engine as Tech. Sgt. Sam Bishop, 19th AMXS, checks the technical orders after error codes showed a malfunction April 22, 2017 in Alberta, Canada. The 41st Airlift Squadron participated in Canadian exercise Fanatic Pegasus with Royal Canadian air forces and this is the first time American forces have participated in this exercise which establishes air and ground forces in unfamiliar terrain to work on communication and rapid deployment of those resources.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jeremy McGuffin) USAF, Canadian forces partner for unique training
The 41st Airlift Squadron loaded up with crews from the 61stAirlift Squadron, the 34th Combat Training Squadron, maintainers and equipment intotwo C-130J’s for a week of training in Edmonton, Canada.The Royal Canadian Air Force, along with the 3rd PrincessPatricia's Canadian Light Infantry, teamed up with the 19th Airlift Wing toparticipate in
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Staff Sgt. Autumn M. Tucker, 19th Contracting Squadron contract specialist, is recognized as the Combat Airlifter of the Week May 17, 2017, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. Tucker was selected for her efforts negotiating and managing 35 services contracts valued at 10 million dollars in support of Team Little Rock.  She is responsible for developing and implementing business strategies for the acquisition of critical base services. (U.S. Air photo by Airman 1st Class Codie Collins) Combat Airlifter of the Week: Staff Sgt. Autumn M. Tucker
Name and Rank:  Staff Sgt. Autumn M. Tucker Unit:  19th Contracting Squadron Duty title:  Contract Specialist Hometown:  Summerville, Georgia Time in service:  4 years, 6 months Time at Little Rock:  4 years Goals:  Complete bachelor’s degree in Business and commission as an officer in the United States Air Force Hobbies:  Spending time with
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2017
Senior Airman Hessen Martinez Cruz, 19th Medical Operations Squadron physical therapy technician, works to ensure every patient who comes into the physical therapy clinic is rehabilitated to the best of his ability. When Airmen suffer from illness or injury, their motor functions can often be adversely compromised. Physical therapists work closely with patients to help them heal and promote overall wellness by helping restore function, improve mobility and relieve pain. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Codie Collins) Therapists stretch limitations of Airmen
Flexibility is the key to Combat Airlift in more ways than one. By pushing and pulling Airmen both physically and mentally, Little Rock Air Force Base physical therapy technicians stretch Airmen to a better state of health. Senior Airman Hessen Martinez Cruz, 19th Medical Operations Squadron physical therapy technician, works to ensure every
0 5/22
2017
Staff Sgt. Christopher Lahey, 19th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Aircraft Structural Maintenance craftsman, and his team repaired a leading edge for a C-130J back wing May 9, 2017, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. The structural Airmen performed a high-level repair which made an aircraft serviceable 270 days ahead of schedule. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Sommer Giron) Mobility Airmen provide structure to C-130 fleet
As the workhorse of the U.S. Air Force, the C-130 dominatesthe open skies of Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas. However, the fleet sharesairspace with old feathery allies.As spring begins, birds begin to migrate across the country.During the season, the airways are bustling with activity, and the reality of collisionsbetween birds and aircraft
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2017
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