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Airmen assigned to the 19th Airlift Wing fired 556 mm frangible rounds during a Combat Arms Training and Maintenance session Dec. 14, 2016, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. Each Airman was issued 196 rounds to fire.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Sommer Giron Combat Arms Training and Maintenance: Airmen, weapons mission ready
Airmen lay in the prone position awaiting commands from the Combat Arms instructor before firing their M4 assault rifle. They control their breathing and push their cheeks against the cold metal while aligning their sight during a Combat Arms Training and Maintenance qualification class.Line is ready. Fire! Live rounds are fired at their
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U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Gregory Kania, 19th
Maintenance Squadron aircraft fuel systems journeyman, was nominated as Combat Airlifter of the Week Dec.19, 2016, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. Kania exemplifies the Service Before Self core value at all times, regardless of the situation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Grace Nichols) Combat Airlifter of the Week
Rank and Name: Senior Airman Gregory Kania.Unit: 19th Maintenance Squadron.Position: aircraft fuel systems journeyman.Hometown: Pemberton, New Jersey.Time on Station: One year and five months. Time in Service: Two years.Hobbies: Flying radio controlled airplanes, playing and watching football.Goals: To either become a Pilot or Battlefield
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2016
A C-130J takes off from the flightline during an 11-ship C-130J formation Oct. 24, 2016, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. The aircraft is capable of operating from rough dirt-strips and is the primary transport for airdropping troops and equipment into hostile areas. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Grace Nichols) 11-ship formation flight flexes Hercules muscle
A formation of 11 C-130Js departed Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Oct. 24, 2016, as part of a total force exercise ensuring mission readiness. C-130s from Little Rock AFB, departed the flightline in quick sequence to join aircraft from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas and Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi to put the 61st Airlift Squadron’s team
0 11/04
2016
(From left) U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Htyler Kelly, 19th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordinance Disposal technician, explains how an EOD robot works to James Rogers, 17, during his Pilot for a Day visit Oct. 3, 2016, to Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. Rogers received the tour as part of the Pilot for a Day program, which provides children who have serious or chronic illnesses an opportunity to be part of a flying squadron for an entire day. Pilot for a day visits Little Rock AFB
Team Little Rock invited a terminally ill Arkansas teenager to experience life as an Airman during the Pilot for a Day program Oct. 3, 2016, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark.The Pilot for a Day program, began 26 years ago, varies base to base, but each have the same goal: to give service member’s the chance to be directly involved with the local
0 10/05
2016
(From left) U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Ryan Ayres and U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Terry Carr, 19th Logistics Readiness Squadron Mission Generation Vehicular Equipment Maintenance craftsmen, examines a vehicle deicer Aug. 3, 2016, at the 19th LRS Vehicle Maintenance shop, on Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. The checks ensure the timing on the vehicle is accurate; proper timing prevents the hydraulic functions from moving too fast and having the potential to blow seals in the hydraulic system. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Grace Nichols) Vehicle Maintenance keeps Combat Airlift moving
The 19th Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle management flight plays a key role in keeping Little Rock Air Force Base mission ready by maintaining vehicles for both ground and air operations. “The mission of the shop is to provide services for base operations, with more than 438 vehicles assigned to the base,” said U.S. Air Force Master Sgt.
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2016
U.S. Army personnel from the 501st Airborne Infantry Regiment assigned to Fort Richardson land in the drop zone July 22, 2016, at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. The 41st Airlift Squadron conducted mountainous terrain training in Alaska and supported Exercise Artic Anvil. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kaylee Clark) 41st Airlift Squadron takes on the Last Frontier
The 41st Airlift Squadron loaded four C-130Js with approximately 100 Team Little Rock Airmen, including pilots, loadmasters, maintainers, aircrew flight equipment and intelligence personnel for a week of deployment training at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. Not only does the 49th state offer beautiful landscapes but the mountainous
0 7/27
2016
U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Colton Lien, 19th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordinance Disposal technician, and his friends saved a woman from drowning June 25, 2016, at the Ouachita River Whitewater Park in Malvern, Ark. He grabbed a woman from a whirlpool in the river, and with the help of others, paddled her to safety and performed CPR until she regained consciousness. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Regina Edwards) Water safety skills prove life saver on Ouachita River
“HELP!”  “That scream was even more chilling than the water I and my friend were in,” he said. It was June 25, a normal Saturday of kayaking at the Ouachita River Whitewater Park for U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Colton Lien, 19th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordinance Disposal technician, and his friends when they witnessed a woman fall out
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2016
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