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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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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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U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Sarah Hubert, 19th Airlift Wing chaplain assistant, provides support for religious observances. Hubert also serves as a neutral representative for service members. Hubert chose her job because she wanted to connect with Airmen and their families. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Grace Nichols) Career change helps Airman find niche
The idea of going from knowing nothing about basic vehicle maintenance to working on a large aircraft might be daunting. For one Airman in particular, this concept was extremely appealing because it tapped into her natural curiosity of how things worked. “I wanted to build things and it seemed really cool that I could build things that flew in
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U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Alexander Colon, 19th Logistics Readiness Squadron Vehicle Operations shop operator and dispatcher, issues vehicles and inspects them for defects Jan. 12, 2017, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. The 25 operators and dispatchers oversee and issue government vehicles to DOD personnel for official use, as well as operating the vehicles when necessary. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Grace Nichols) Vehicle operations keeps mission in gear
Scattered among the hundreds of vehicles traveling on base daily is a unique fleet of transportation workhorses, maintained by a team of 19th Logistics Readiness Squadron Airmen. The 19th LRS Vehicle Operations shop is comprised of a 25-man team with eight duty sections. The Airmen operate, inspect and maintain a 61-vehicle fleet comprising of
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U.S Air Force Senior Airman Addison Schneider, 19th Logistics Readiness Squadron Aerial Delivery element member, removes a parachute Aug. 29, 2016, at Hangar 259 on Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. Cargo platform parachutes are required to hang in a heated room for at least 72 hours to ensure they are completely dry. ‘Be sure always;' Aerial Delivery team ensures knots tied
The 19th Logistics Readiness Squadron Aerial Delivery section - comprised of 29 Airmen and 10 civilians - is responsible for rigging, recovering and repairing cargo platforms at Little Rock Air Force, Ark. “Be sure always,” is a mantra the team lives by, reminding them to lean on the Air Force Core Values and each other. “The phrase instills all of
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