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A CLEAR Challenge team starts the first obstacle which is flipping tires from on point to another. Protecting our people protects our mission
April is recognized by both military and civilian communities as Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month.  The campaign provides communities an opportunity to continue improving outreach and support to victims as well as expanding prevention efforts in the fight against sexual assault.  The Little Rock Air Force Base Sexual Assault Prevention
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A male is pictured in front of a line of red pipes indoors. What’s that smell? Water, Fuel flight keeps Little Rock fresh
Little Rock Air Force Base is home to Agile Combat Airlift. Although the ground may be what C130’s land on, “It’s what’s on the inside that counts,” too. Airmen from the 19th Civil Engineer Squadron Water and Fuel Systems flight maintain systems moving more than 500 thousand gallons of water daily through 56 miles of underground pipes enabling base
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A father and son pose for a photo in front of a C-130 on a flightline. Schoolhouse unites father, son for C-130 mission
Airman Trevor Armentrout, 700th Airlift Squadron loadmaster, and his father, Col. Jeffrey Armentrout, 302nd Airlift Wing vice commander, attended Center of Excellence, the C-130 schoolhouse, at Little Rock Air Force Base.
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Airman 1st Class Steven Stoy, 19th Maintenance Squadron aircraft structural maintainer, applies a coat of paint to a static display of a C-130J tail June 27, 2017, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. Corrosion control Airmen use a specific technique while painting. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Rhett Isbell) Corrosion control: Ridding C-130J fleet of rust
   Scouring planes, restoring monuments and preserving legacies are some of the integral mission support duties of the 19th Maintenance Squadron Corrosion Control shop. Stopping the breakdown of aircraft and keeping the C-130J fleet combat ready is the cornerstone of the corrosion control shop. “Our overall mission is to aid in the prevention of
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Gold Star children reach for a platform during a team building exercise June 15, 2017, at the Hearts of Our Heroes Camp in Little Rock, Ark. Gold Star members are family of service members who died in defense of the United States. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Sommer Giron) Hearts of our heroes
“It was a normal day when we got the phone call,” said Tristan Ellis, a Gold Star daughter. “I didn’t understand because I was only 5 years old. I didn’t want to believe I no longer had a daddy.” When a service member joins; they join willing to make sacrifices. A family member’s only choice is to support.   For Gold Star families, that sacrifice
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U.S. Marine Corps students order a sandwich at the upgraded deli section Jan. 23, 2017, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. Members can fill out an order card to build the sandwich of their choice. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kaylee Clark) Indulge in new DFAC options
The Hercules Dining Facility Airmen have earned the Hennessy Award at the Air Mobility Command level three years running proving all dining facilities are not created equal. The team will be evaluated at the Air Force level from Feb. 24 – Feb. 26, 2017 with the hopes of bringing home the award for Best Food Service Operation in the Air Force. But,
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Team Little Rock members march in unity to remember Martin Luther King Jr. January 13, 2017, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. The event began at the Herk Hall on base and participants marched to the nearby Walters Community Support Center. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Codie Collins) 60 years later: Airmen honor MLK, Little Rock Nine
U.S. Airmen from Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark., honored one of the greatest civil rights activists, Jan. 13, 2017. Airmen walked alongside local community leaders for a commemorative march honoring Martin Luther King, Jr., and the historic Little Rock Nine. Segregation: End of an Era Despite the fact that the United States of America has been
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U.S. Army Soldiers from the Arkansas National Guard train on the M2 .50 caliber machine gun December 6, 2016, at Camp Joseph T. Robinson, Ark. The M2 crew-served machine gun, was first introduced in the 1930’s and has both a lethal and psychological effect upon enemies. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Harry Brexel) Home on range: Airmen, Soldiers partner to prime skills
A main priority of the U.S. Air Force’s Air Mobility Command is to enhance partnerships to execute and sustain rapid global mobility. One prime example is the weapons training cooperation between Little Rock Air Force Base and Arkansas National Guard installations. Approximately 15 minutes down the road from Little Rock AFB lies one of the largest
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Baby Armstrong recovering in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Udine, Italy, after he was born 13 weeks premature Dec. 2, 2013, where he spent 61 days in the hospital before being released. (Photo by Tech. Sgt. Jason Armstrong) Month of Military Family tribute: One family’s journey to overcome extreme odds
There are moments in a person’s life that leave an impact so great their lives are changed forever. For me, there are certain moments that will live with me forever because they have defined me and helped me become the person I want to be. I remember shooting hoops with my dad while growing up, or the day my wife and I were married as if it was
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U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Shelina Frey, command chief for Air Mobility Command, engages with Airmen from the 19th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron during her tour of the base Nov. 1, 2016, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. Airmen from units across the installation familiarized Frey with their unit’s missions during her visit. AMC command chief gets first-hand look of Combat Airlift mission, Airmen
U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Shelina Frey, command chieffor Air Mobility Command, visited Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark., Nov. 1 – 3,2016. The command chief met Airmen from the 19th Airlift Wing and sawfirst-hand how Combat Airlift sustains and executes Rapid Global Mobility anytime,anywhere. During Frey’s visit, she met with medical group
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