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A male stands on a yellow forklift in a warehouse high in the air. Can’t fly without supply: materiel management circulates supplies
Little Rock Air Force Base has multiple aircraft deployed across the globe in support of Combat Airlift at any given time, and the people of the 19th Logistics Readiness Squadron Materiel Management flight work behind the scenes to ensure C-130s deploy with parts needed to sustain mission requirements.The 19th LRS Materiel Management flight, often
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A woman in the Air Force Battle Uniform sits at a desk and smiles at the camera with an American Flag and the Reserve flag behind her. In-service recruiter guides Little Rock Airmen to AF Reserve
Many Airmen who separate from active duty want to continue serving their country without a break in service. One way to do that is by joining the Air Force Reserve.Tech. Sgt. Maritza Moore, Central Recruiting Squadron Air Force Reserve in-service recruiter, is responsible for recruiting Airmen separating from active-duty service into the Air Force
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Anthony “Buckets” Blakes, a Harlem Globetrotters point guard, performs a basketball trick with a group of military children Jan. 20, 2017, at the Little Rock Air Force Base Youth Center, Ark. In March 2016, Buckets made the highest shot in team history. From approximately 300 ft. above Georgia’s Stone Mountain, he connected with a shot to a basketball hoop located below. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Harry Brexel) Globetrotter gives back at LRAFB
As part of their 2017 World Tour, the iconic Harlem Globetrotters are bringing their one-of-a-kind show to North Little Rock, Arkansas, Jan. 31, 2017.The basketball team recently wrapped up a busy 90th year anniversary tour, and launched the Great Assist initiative, a pledge vowing to spread 100 million smiles over the next 10 years. However,
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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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U.S. Air Force 189th Air National Guard Tech. Sgt. Jacob Ellis, 189th Security Forces Squadron Defender, was nominated as the Combat Airlifter of the Week January 2, 2017, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. Ellis displays the core value of Excellence in All We Do through the way he listens and behaves. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Jessica Condit) Combat Airlifter of the Week
Rank and Name: Tech. Sgt. Jacob Ellis Unit:  189th Security Forces Squadron Position:  Security Forces Defender Hometown:  Clarendon, Arkansas Time on Station: 2 years Time in Service: 8 years Hobbies: Hunting and watching sports Core Value: Excellence in All We Do Comments:  “I always try to do what is right and try to be a good listener.”
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Willie Goodwin, 19th Maintenance Group Engineering and technical services specialist, marshals the final C-130E, Tail No. 9815, off Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. Nov. 11, 2016. The aircraft retired Dec. 9, 2011, after a tornado damaged the right wing of a C-130H. Despite the E model being in good condition, its right wing was given to the C-130H which had less flying hours. (Courtesy photo by Lt. Col. Elizabeth Clay) Last C-130E leaves Little Rock AFB
After more than 52 years in service, the last C-130E, Tail No. 9815, departed Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, on a flatbed truck to Vandenberg Airport in Evansville, Indiana. It will be used to train law enforcement, Homeland Security personnel and firefighters to practice real-world scenarios. “The aircraft served in various missions,” said
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Defenders from the 19th Security Forces Squadron participate in force-on-force training Oct. 12, 2016, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. Force-on-force training is an annual requirement to prepare security forces members for deployments and combat operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Stephanie Serrano) Defenders stay mission ready
Defenders from the 19th Security Forces Squadron conducted force-on-force and riot training Oct. 12-13, 2016, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. Force-on-force and riot training are an annual requirement conducted over the course of two days to prepare 19th SFS members for expeditionary and homefront operations.“Security Forces troops are required
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U.S. Air Force Special Agent Adam Boccher and Brittany Boccher push their son, Blake, in a swing, Sept. 9, 2016, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. The accessible therapeutic swing was unveiled at the playground near the Family Camp and small base lake by the base Exceptional Family Member Program. Exceptional Family Member Program provides support to Airmen, families
Military families are often asked to leave their homes, schools and friends to go where they are needed. In combination with goodbyes and making moving arrangements, it can be a very stressful time. Recently, a family of three was asked to do just that.  In the middle of an already complicated process this family was faced with the birth of their
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Little Rock Air Force Base’s Chief’s group presents U.S Air Force Capt. Dillon Deutsch, Team Little Rock Combined Federal Campaign lead representative, with a check toward the CFC, Oct. 7, 2016, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. The donation was made possible by the funds from the Chief’s Fun-Run. CFC comes to Little Rock AFB
The annual Combined Federal Campaign officially kicked off Oct.7, 2016, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. The fund-raising drive conducted by federal employees in their workplace each autumn supports and promotes generosity through a voluntary program that’s employee-focused, cost-efficient and effective in providing all federal employees the
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The 19th Aerospace Medicine Squadron dental laboratory ensures Little Rock Airmen are ready to deploy by creating a variety of dental prostheses, such as dentures, crowns and night guards. The team utilizes the latest in dental technology such as computer aided-design and computer aided manufacturing. (U.S. Air Force graphic/Senior Airman Harry Brexel) Handcrafting dental readiness
Whenever U.S. Air Force combat airlifters need dental work, they often count on a small team of specialists at the 19th Medical Group Clinic. The unit works behind-the-scenes crafting unique dental prostheses as part of the 19th Aerospace Medicine Squadron dental laboratory element. They assist dentists by correcting dental conditions that
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