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U.S. Air Force Maj. Marci Hoffman, 314th Operations Group training office flight commander, oversees all training performed by the 61st Airlift Squadron and the 48th Airlift Squadron at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. During her most recent deployment, Hoffman advised and assisted Iraqi air force members specializing in the C-130J aircraft to further their air mobility training program and overall mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kevin Sommer Giron) Little Rock AFB provides air training to Iraqi air force
U.S.Air Force Maj. Marci Hoffman, 314th Operations Group training office flightcommander, arrived on the northwest side of Baghdad International Airport, Iraq,near midnight. Having been deployed three times before, Hoffman was no strangerto contingency operations. However, this experience was unlike any other.  “Ididn’t know what to expect,” said
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2016
Master Sgt. Aaron Downing, a 19th Security Forces Squadron weapons and tactics superintendent, was struck by an improvised explosive device blast while riding in a convoy during his deployment to Iraq in 2007. In 2014, Downing was awarded a Purple Heart by Lt. Gen. Carlton Everhart, 18th Air Force Commander, for his wounds during his deployment to Iraq. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mercedes Muro) The Story of Aaron Downing: Behind the Purple Heart
A convoy rides through the streets of downtown Tikrit, Iraq, July 28, 2007. Inside the lead vehicle, sits then Staff Sgt. Aaron Downing, a security forces Airman working with the Army 82nd Airborne, 89th Military Police Company. After a long day of training the Iraqi police, Downing and his team are headed back to Camp Speicher.The convoy weaves
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2015
Default Air Force Logo Tips and advice for spring safety
Spring is in bloom. Along with all the joys of spring come many activities that have been in hibernation all winter. Taking the time to recognize the hazards and safety precautions during spring time activities such as cleaning or traveling will increase your awareness.Master Sgt. Amber Person, a 19th Airlift Wing ground safety representative,
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2014
Morgan Jungk swings in her backyard Aug. 24, 2013, in Jacksonville, Ark. Morgan is the 14-year-old daughter of Master Sgt. Beth Jungk, a 19th Communications Squadron plans and programs manager, and suffers from autism, kabuki syndrome, severe epilepsy and other ailments. Swinging while listening to music is her favorite activity.(U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jake Barreiro) A Progressive Melody: Mother & Daughter Scale Highs & Lows of Autism
As the lengthy summer days, with bright and balmy evenings, start to wane, parents know the difficulties of transitioning children from a typical malleable summer's day to a regimented school schedule. Some parents, however, face special challenges this time of year. Master Sgt. Beth Jungk is a 19th Communications Squadron plans and programs
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2013
Airman 1st Class Danny Bise runs away from defenders during a 34-0 win over the Texas Bulldogs, Sept. 25, 2012. Bise plays wide receiver for the semi-professional Arkansas Sabers of the Alliance League. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Russ Scalf) An Extra Edge: Military discipline lifts Black Knight on gridiron
After scoring a touchdown in his team's 34-0 victory Aug. 25, 2012, Danny Bise, wide receiver, rendered a salute to the crowd in celebration. To many the gesture may seem frivolous, but for Airman 1st Class Bise, a 19th Communications Squadron client service center technician at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark., it means more than endzone antics or
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2012
Default Air Force Logo Reaching out at the Rock II: Think Little Rock
Editor's note: This is the second in a series of articles about the efforts of Team Little Rock Members to volunteer in the local community. Military service is a cornerstone of American heritage. Many significant and historically renowned Americans have dedicated a portion of their lives to serving their country in the military. Serving in uniform
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2012
Default Air Force Logo Reaching out at the Rock I: Senior Airman Trent Dodge
Editor's note: This is the first in a series of articles about the efforts of Team Little Rock Members to volunteer in the Little Rock community.Most Airmen serve their country with peerless drive and passion. The drive to succeed and accomplish the mission by Airmen helps make the United States Air Force the world's premier aerial warfare force.
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2012
Default Air Force Logo Little Rock Remembers: Little Rock Nine
(Editor's note: this is the second in a series of articles that highlights the greater Little Rock area's journey to equal education, integration and civil rights' equality.) In 1957, nine African American students made a world-wide statement as they walked into Little Rock's history books by courageously deciding to leave the comfort and safety of
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2012
Default Air Force Logo Little Rock Remembers: Arkansas' first Tuskegee Airman
(Editor's note: this is the first in a series of articles that highlights the greater Little Rock area's journey to equal education, integration and civil rights' equality.) Little Rock Air Force Base Airmen of all ethnicities and backgrounds fly together in the air, fight together on land and win together by completing the missions with integrity
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2012
Jonathon Ruyters stretches during pre-game warmups Oct. 28.
Football player's actions speak louder than words
Standing on the sidelines at 6 feet 1 inch and weighing 260 pounds, he could be one of the most highly recruited football players in the nation. To say he's special is an understatement. But he didn't play a down for the 0-10 North Pulaski Falcons this year.Jonathon Ruyters stood by all season, dressed in his gear, helmet in hand, ready to play. He
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2011
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