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Aerial porters from the 19th Logistics Readiness Squadron load cargo onto a C-17 Globemaster July 23, 2017, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. More than 100 Team Little Rock members will lead, coordinate and execute maintenance operations during Mobility Guardian 2017. The exercise will test each of Air Mobility Command’s core competencies including airlift, aerial refueling, aeromedical evacuation and mobility support operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Harry Brexel) Combat Airlifters prepare for Mobility Guardian '17
The Air Mobility Command’s largest exercise is set to kick off July 28, 2017 at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington. Team Little Rock Airmen from a variety of career fields are set to participate however, maintainers from the 19th Maintenance Group will lead the charge from the ground to ensure aircrews take flight. According to AMC, Mobility
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1LT James Springer was selected by 19th Medical Group as the Combat Airlifter of the week, July 28, 2017 on Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. Combat Airlifter of the Week: 1LT James Springer
Name and Rank:  1st Lt JamesSpringer Unit: 19MDSSDuty title: ResourceManagement Flight Commander / Group Practice ManagerHometown: Lubbock, TexasTime in service: 10Years and 2 monthsTime at Little Rock: 2 Years and 5 monthsGoals: Professionalcertification and Doctoral Degree.Hobbies: Homeremodeling, Scoutmaster.Air Force Core Value portrayed:
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The Center of Excellence, Located at Little Rock Air Force Base, uses simulators as a way to train aircrew. A SIM is a machine which provides a realistic imitation of an aircraft and is used for training purposes. The simulators have a variety of features: day and night imitations, accurate terrain maps of different locations world-wide and simulated malfunctions in an aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Codie Collins) Training for future, today
The C-130J schoolhouse, located at Little Rock AFB, is the U. S. Air Force’s Formal Training Unit for C-130J aircrew and maintenance personnel. C-130J Maintenance and Aircrew Training System, or MATS, provide ground based academic and simulator lessons for warfighters.The Center of Excellence at Little Rock Air Force Base uses simulators to prepare
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Richard Tomaskovic, 19th Force Support Squadron community readiness consultant, teaches the Living on Your Own Dime class July 19, 2017, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. Airmen are required to take the class to move out of the dorms on base. Stepping stones on path to self-improvement
Self-improvement and inner reflection are two integral pieces that help make a successful Airman. Comprehensive Airman Fitness and Leadership Pathways are two programs on base that aim to strengthen these two assets of a career-oriented Airman. The Comprehensive Airman Fitness, or CAF, methodology creates and sustains a community that focuses on
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The 19th Civil Engineer Squadron Recycling Center on Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark., helps prevent millions of tons of recyclable items from going into landfills daily by educating base personnel on proper waste management. The self-funded design allows all proceeds from recycled items to be put back into the program. (U.S. Air Force graphic by Airman 1st Class Grace Nichols) Trash talk: recycling center reduces waste
The 19th Civil Engineer Squadron Recycling Center on Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, contributes to the prevention of millions of tons of recyclable items from going into landfills daily by educating base personnel on proper waste management. On Oct. 31, 1991, President George H. Bush signed an executive order declaring that all federal
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Staff Sgt. Brent Ford, 19th Force Support Squadron base honor guard non-commissioned officer in charge, is recognized as the Combat Airlifter of the Week July 19, 2017, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. Ford was selected for leading 26 ceremonial guardsman in execution of the base honor guard mission. Combat Airlifter of the Week: Staff Sgt. Brent Ford
Name and Rank: Staff Sgt. Brent Ford Unit: 19th Force Support Squadron Duty title: Base Honor Guard non-commissioned officer in charge Hometown: Chattanooga, Tenn. Time in service: 6.5 years Time at Little Rock: 5 years Goals: Acquire Master’s degree in Engineering, prepare for increased leadership and responsibility through professional
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Default Air Force Logo Air Force announces enlisted PME redesign
Air Force officials announced major changes to the enlisted professional military education program today via an initiative called Enlisted Professional Military Education for the 21st Century, or “EPME 21.”
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(Pictured from highest to lowest ranking) Master Sgt. Joseph Isaac, Staff Sgt. Jesse Barstad, Staff Sgt. Brian Wails, Senior Airman Tyler Gruber, Senior Airman Tanner Lunn, Airman 1st Class Christine Tourville, Airman 1st Class John Derting and Airman 1st Class Richard Yap from the 19th Logistic Readiness Squadron are the Tiger Team. After Striker Eight, one of Little Rock Air Force Base’s mission essential firetrucks, became unserviceable, the Tiger Team buckled down and fixed the problem. If the job was contracted, it would have cost the Air Force $68,000 in labor and the truck would’ve been out of service for over a month. The Tiger Team had Striker Eight up and running in five days. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Codie Collins) Tiger Team attacks problem, keeps Combat Airlift flying
Working vigorously through 13 - to 16 - hour days, 91 degree Arkansas heat and hail storms, missing Memorial Day barbecues and time off with family and friends, eight members from the 19th Logistic Readiness Squadron Vehicle Maintenance shop completed the seemingly impossible. Airman 1st Class Christine Tourville, Airman 1st Class John Derting,
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Ed Eick, 19th Force Support Squadron wood and frame shop worker, saws a slot in a piece of wood to allow glass to be placed inside, July 6, 2017, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. Eick said that after 27 years in the military he puts a lot of heart and care into his work. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Rhett Isbell) Hammering out tedium, touching up memories
Airmen and their families can take part in the Hammer and Brush class available at the skills center on base and become more experienced with woodworking in a hands-on setting. The class is divided into four sessions consisting of making signs, artfully displaying family memories, crafting clocks and revamping old materials with the intention of
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Default Air Force Logo Little Rock Airmen facilitate airdrops for frontlines
Maj. Timothy Lang, an operations officer deployed from the 61st Airlift Squadron, plans and performs combat airdrop missions for the 386thExpeditionary Operations Support Squadron in Southwest Asia in support ofCombined Joint Task Force -- Operations Inherent Resolve.The 386th Air Expeditionary Wing delivered more than 80 tonsof food, water and
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