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Airmen setting up equipment. Mission Ready: mask, suit, boots, gloves
Performing every day duties, like hauling bulky equipment down the flight line in 90 degree weather or relaying important information to multiple agencies on base, can occasionally be challenging. Imagine the difficulty of completing those tasks with the same mobility you have when wearing an oversized snow suit.Sweat dripping down your face,
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Default Air Force Logo Redistributing C-130J fleet across AMC
AirMobility Command is extending the life of the C-130J as they change how theymanage the fleet, ensuring more flexibility to respond to operational needs. The AirForce's current fleet management approach assigns platforms to particular wingsand keep them with those units through the life of the platform. This approachgives wings ownership of
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(Courtesy graphic by National Preparedness Month: Because natural disasters don’t wait for our readiness
September is National Preparedness Month and this year, the emphasis is on planning and preparing for natural disasters before they happen.NPM is used to promote the idea of helping out friends and neighbors in times of crisis and strife before, during and after a natural disaster occurs. As a crisis is unfolding, the team at the office of
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Air Force leaders recently released new Air Force priorities. Air Force senior leaders unveil new priorities
In a recent letter to the Total Force, Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein and Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright released their new priorities and addressed issues Airmen face day to day.
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U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Lance Hendricks, 19th Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Department firefighter, responds to a simulated aircraft crash site during a major accident response inspection March 30, 2017, at the Jacksonville Fire Department Training Center, Ark. The goal of the exercise was to evaluate Team Little Rock’s response to an aircraft mishap. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Sommer Giron) Little Rock AFB hosts exercise, prepares to sustain combat airlift
Team Little Rock recently concluded a major accident response inspection March 30, 2017, near Little Rock Air Force Base. The goal of the day-long exercise was to test the host unit’s capabilities of responding to an aircraft mishap. The event was evaluated by the 19th Airlift Wing Inspector General. During the exercise, a downed-aircraft tested
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U.S. Army personnel rescue Royal Canadian Air Force crew members from the 436 Transport Squadron as part of survival, evasion, resistance and escape training conducted during Green Flag Little Rock 17-04 Feb. 10, 2017, near Alexandria, La. During the exercise, aircrew members were selected randomly to participate in SERE training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Stephanie Serrano) SERE training aides aircrew in real-world scenarios
The 34th Combat Training Squadron conducted survival,evasion, resistance and escape training during Green Flag Little Rock 17-04,Feb. 9-19, 2017.  SERE training provides aircrewmembers the crucial ability to survive on their own in any environment, underany condition, in the event their aircraft goes down. Various units from Air Mobility Command,
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Royal Canadian Air Force Cpl. Julien Simard, 436 Transport Squadron loadmaster, enters a C-130J during a pre-flight check Feb. 10, 2017, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. Two aircraft and approximately 70 personnel from the RCAF came to Little Rock AFB to participate in Green Flag Little Rock 17-04. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mercedes Taylor) GREEN FLAG 17-04: Simulations for real world situations
The 34th Combat Training Squadron executed Green Flag Little Rock 17-04, Feb. 9 – 19, 2017, one of Air Mobility Command’s largest exercises where a variety of real scenario-based routines were executed. Team Little Rock partnered with multiple units within Air Mobility Command for training simulations staged at Little Rock Air Force Base and
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U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Sudeep Jacob, 19th Medical Group pharmacy technician, caters to a customer’s needs Jan. 12, 2017, at the 19th MDG pharmacy on Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. The pharmacy assists more than 500 patients daily. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Grace Nichols) Pharmacy helps improve lives
While service members, retirees and dependents listen for their number to be called, tucked away behind shelves of bottles and prescriptions, dedicated team of pharmacy technicians diligently work to fill their requests. Located at the front entrance of the 19th Medical Group in Bldg. 1090, the pharmacy team quickly and accurately fills
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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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