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Staff Sgt. Joshua Daigle, 19th Operations Support Squadron tactics loadmaster, is nominated for the Combat Airlifter of the Week Sept. 6, 2017 at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. Daigle was selected for his efforts during Mobility Guardian. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Rhett Isbell) Combat Airlifter of the Week: Staff Sgt. Josh Daigle
Name and Rank: Staff Sgt. Joshua Daigle Unit: 19th Operations Support Squadron Duty title: Tactics Loadmaster Hometown: Cabot, Arkansas Time in service: 5 Years 6 Months Time at Little Rock: 5 Years Goals: Improve C-130J loadmaster tactics and training. Loadmaster Advanced Instructor Course Graduate Hobbies: Camping, hiking, 4-wheeling and hanging
0 9/06
2017
Richard Tomaskovic, 19th Force Support Squadron community readiness consultant, teaches the Living on Your Own Dime class July 19, 2017, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. Airmen are required to take the class to move out of the dorms on base. Stepping stones on path to self-improvement
Self-improvement and inner reflection are two integral pieces that help make a successful Airman. Comprehensive Airman Fitness and Leadership Pathways are two programs on base that aim to strengthen these two assets of a career-oriented Airman. The Comprehensive Airman Fitness, or CAF, methodology creates and sustains a community that focuses on
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2017
A 19th Medical Operations Squadron pediatric medical technician holds hands with a patient during a check-up June 6, 2017, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. The pediatrics clinic sees children as young as three days to as old as 17 years of age. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mercedes Taylor) Genuine care for juvenile patients
An Airman anxiously watches his child flip through a coloring book in a brightly-colored waiting room decorated with cartoon characters. After patiently waiting, a medical technician calls them back to be seen at the 19th Medical Operations Support Squadron pediatrics clinic at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas. The pediatric clinic provides
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2017
U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Katie Cogbill, 19th Medical Operations Squadron medical technician, works at the Women’s Health Clinic on Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. Cogbill received the 19th Airlift Wing Airman of the Year Jan. 27, 2017. (U.S. photo illustration by Senior Airman Mercedes Taylor) Behind mother’s love: Enlisting for child’s chance
Hundreds of Airmen erupt into cheers and applause in a hangar after a name is announced. Among the crowd, a young Airman screams in disbelief. With tears of joy streaming down her face, she makes her way onto the stage to shake the commander’s hand. She looks to her family after receiving her award and is reminded of where they were seven years
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2017
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
0 12/19
2016
U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Timothy Bukovich, 19th Security Forces Squadron pass and registration clerk, was nominated as Combat Airlifter of the Week Dec. 12, 2016, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. Bukovich strives to put others before himself while letting the core values of the Air Force shine through his actions and beliefs, not only in the workplace, but in his everyday life as well. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Grace Nichols) Combat Airlifter of the Week
Rank and Name:  Airman 1st Class Timothy Bukovich.    Unit: 19th Security Forces Squadron. Position:  Pass and registration clerk. Hometown:  Forbes, Minnesota. Time on Station: One year and four months.  Time in Service: One year and 10 months. Hobbies:  Hunting, fishing, motocross and fitness. Goals:  Community College of the Air Force,
0 12/16
2016
Retired U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Willie Goodwin, 19th Maintenance Group Engineering and technical services specialist, stands in front of the old tail of the last C-130E to leave Little Rock Air Force Base. The tail was removed from the C-130E and repainted to serve as a landmark in front of Hangar 1080. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Grace Nichols) Crew chief, C-130E part ways
  Although thousands of U.S. Air Force aircraft are maintained and operated by Airmen, certain aircrafts leave lasting impressions.Crew chiefs are the individuals who are essential in the upkeep and maintenance of aircraft, so it’s no surprise that they would be prone to remember certain aircraft.Retired U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Willie
0 12/09
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
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
0 10/14
2016
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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2016
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