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An Airman looks at an aircraft part beside a black light. Finding potential mishaps before they happen: NDI Airmen
Gloved hands pull a vital aircraft component from glowing, toxic pools of chemically-laced liquid designed to reveal otherwise unseen dangers.
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A girl in a red shirt and black ball cap hugs a brown horse with a white stripe down it's nose while smiling. Four-legged friends lead Airman to stable relationship
The gate hinges creak as she shuts it behind her. Her boots, frayed from use, create a small dust cloud with every step as she walks toward her favorite part of the day. A smile erupts on her face which is matched with a greeting when Airman 1st Class Samantha Purdy, 19th Security Forces Squadron visitor center clerk, finally sees her horses for
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Man does inclined bench press, while another man stands over him. Airmen strengthen ‘fit-to-fight’ potential at Fitness Center
Becoming fit-to-fight doesn’t require running a marathon or scaling a mountain; it does require dedication, time and effort necessary to become a physically capable Airman.
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Senior Airman Gabriella Bellou, 19th Operations Support Squadron air traffic control journeyman, and Airman 1st Class Kyle Hood, 19th OSS air traffic control apprentice, use a simulator to assist Hood in his upgrade training Jan. 10, 2018, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. The simulator is the primary tool used in air traffic control upgrade training, which can take up to a year. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rhett Isbell) Air traffic control: Growing real world skills in simulated environments
“Little Rock Tower, this is ROCK01, Little Rock Tower, this is ROCK01, Little Rock Tower, this is ROCK01 …”
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Senior Airman Akilah Hall, 19th Medical Support Squadron diagnostic imaging technologist, performs an X-ray on a patient Dec. 5, 2017, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. The X-ray tube is maneuverable enough to capture X-rays of patients sitting and lying down. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rhett Isbell) Radiology: Helping Airmen heal hidden hurts
Without members of the radiology clinic lending a guiding light, doctors would be the ones operating in the dark.
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Woman reads book to group of children More than child care: Providing heart
Handling six small children in one’s home is not something everyone could manage, but Malissa Kaye has been doing it for nearly 17 years. Not only can she handle it she loves and excels at it. Kaye garnered the 2017 Little Rock Air Force Base Family Child Care Provider of the Year.
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A female food service worker in white jacket and blue chefs hat, cuts turkey on a plate. Thanksgiving’s roots grounded in American Profession of Arms
This year marks 154 years since President Abraham Lincoln issued a proclamation declaring the third Thursday in November “a day of thanksgiving,” thus establishing the occasion as an official holiday.
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Man with protective equipment on uses dropper to add fuel to solution. Fueling aircraft, fueling Combat Airlift
Liquid rushes from one metal frame to another as fumes hit the air and Airman 1st Class Andres Torres, 19th Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels distribution operator, breathes in the scent he knows so well.
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Sergeant Steve Peacock watches a Royal Canadian Air Force C-130H do a low-altitude fly by Nov. 6, 2017, at Canadian Forces base Trenton in Ontario, Canada. The 41st Airlift Squadron, 61st Airlfit Squadron and the 19th Airlfit Wing were invited by the Royal Canadian Air Force to perform exercises in adverse weather conditions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Rhett Isbell) Canadian integration: Expanding Combat Airlift
The 41st Airlift Squadron along with Airmen from the 61st Airlift Squadron and the 19th Airlift Wing joined the Royal Canadian Air Force at Trenton Air Force Base in Ontario, Canada for two-weeks of cold weather pre-deployment training.
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Staff Sgt. Jason Parsons, 19th Operations Support Squadron NCO in charge of the weather flight, assembles a Tactical Meteorological Observing System Oct. 23, 2017, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. The system is capable of reading multiple aspects of weather including: wind direction, cloud height, temperature and dew point. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Rhett Isbell) Weather Flight first to tackle hurricane season, last to go home
Watching the sun slip below the horizon, Airman 1st Class Jacob Phipps, 19th Operations Support Squadron weather apprentice, begins his nightlong vigil.
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