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An Arkansas Air National Guard C-130 prepares to taxi for a training flight in this file photo. (U.S. Air Force photo) Guard's flight safety program on auto pilot
For the sixth time in seven years, the Arkansas Air National Guard's 189th Airlift Wing was named the recipient of the Air Force's annual flight safety award. The unit previously earned the award in 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003 and 2005. Air Force officials recently announced the wing won for 2006. While earning safety plaques brings attention to the
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2007
Captain Sharonda Graham, 314th Logistics Readiness Squadron, has been named the Air Education and Training Command Readiness Officer of the Year. Officer takes pride in taking care of deployers
Captain Sharonda Graham, 314th Logistics Readiness Squadron, has been named the Air Education and Training Command Readiness Officer of the Year. Captain Graham's supports the Little Rock Air Force Base mission by making sure that all airmen are prepared for deployments by supplying them with everything they will need before they leave. "My job is
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2007
41st Airlift Squadron patch New combat squadron stands up at Little Rock
LITTLE ROCK AIR FORCE BASE, Ark.(AFPN)-- The 41st Airlift Squadron became the newest members of the 463rd Airlift Group here in a ceremony April 6 as they added a new accomplishment to their resume--being named the first active-duty combat C-130J squadron in the Air Force. The Black Cats bring a distinguished history to the base as the third oldest
0 4/09
2007
Default Air Force Logo Wealth of financial advice available
Financial readiness is a key to mission readiness that most Airmen don't realize until they have a problem. There are a number of programs on base to help military people get on the right foot financially, especially young Airmen who are starting their careers. "We all have financial questions, but not everyone knows where we can go for answers,"
0 3/13
2007
Default Air Force Logo Vaccine to prevent cervical cancer now available
Cervical cancer is a deadly disease, killing 4,500 women in the United States each year. Screening for cervical cancer by Pap smear has long been standard procedure and has drastically reduced cervical cancer cases. However, it is the discovery of the Human Papilomavirus and its connection to cervical cancer that will lead to its virtual
0 3/13
2007
Sherwood Mayor Dan Stedman presents Second Lt. Kelly George, Miss Arkansas USA, a proclamation declaring March 19-24 as "Miss Arkansas USA Kelly George Week" March 1. During her send-off event the evening March 1, Lieutenant George was presented with a key to the city of Sherwood by Mayor Stedman. 
"We are so proud of her and to have her live in Sherwood. She will do great representing Arkansas and our Armed Forces," said Mayor Stedman, a retired Air Force lieutenant colonel. "We wish her well and hope she brings the title home to Arkansas." Miss Arkansas USA Kelly George Week

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2007
Default Air Force Logo AFAF drive takes off
Air Force members can show their "Commitment to Caring" by donating to the Air Force Assistance Fund Drive that continues through April 13. The annual campaign raises money for four charitable organizations benefiting active duty, Reserve, Air National Guard and retired Air Force people and their families, including surviving spouses and their
0 3/07
2007
Tech. Sgt. Tracy L. League, a loadmaster trainee with the Air Force Reserve's 731st Airlift Squadron in Colorado, accepts the Professional Loadmaster Association’s Senior Master Sgt. Philip J. Stickney Basic Loadmaster Top Graduate award, from the late Sergeant Stickney's oldest son, Phillip. Sergeant League graduated from the Air National Guard's Enlisted Aircrew Academic School Feb. 28. The school teaches entry-level loadmaster and flight engineers and is run by the Arkansas Air National Guard. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Bob Oldham) Top loadmaster graduate award named for Senior Master Sgt. Philip J. Stickney
An Air Force Reserve Airman on Feb. 28 was the first to receive the Professional Loadmaster Association's Senior Master Sgt. Philip J. Stickney Basic Loadmaster Top Graduate award as the top loadmaster to graduate from the Arkansas Air National Guard's Enlisted Aircrew Academic School. Tech. Sgt. Tracy L. League, a loadmaster trainee with the 731st
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2007
The $7 million state-of-the-art Hercules Dining Facility is scheduled to open in Spring 2008 and will replace the current Razorback Inn which was built in 1955. The new facility will offer a self-serve bakery, a self-serve deli and a free Internet cafe for Airmen. The 18,000-square-foot facility will offer a 60 percent increase in seating with a total seating capacity to accommodate 250 customers.  Herculean project under way
U.S. Congressman Vic Snyder, 314th Airlift Wing Commander Brig. Gen. Kip Self and base officials broke ground for the new Hercules Dining Facility in a ceremony Feb. 23. "This project is another part of the tremendous investment that has gone into Little Rock Air Force Base, "said Congressman Snyder, "...this is an investment into the men and women
0 2/27
2007
Default Air Force Logo MPF closed March 6-8
The Military Personnel Flight Customer Service Element will not issue ID Cards or make updates to DEERS from March 6-8. There are over 6,000 base personnel and over 35,000 retirees in the local area that use the Military Personnel Flight Customer Service Element. Closure of customer service is needed to install and update new computer hardware and
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2007
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