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A woman, child and man sit and smile at the camera. Combat Airlifter of the Week: Staff Sgt. Joyce Bray
Name and Rank: Staff Sgt. Joyce I. Bray Unit: 19th Airlift Wing/ Judge Advocacy Duty title: NCO in charge of general law Hometown: Gaston, Indiana Time in service: 10 years and 10 months Time at Little Rock: 8 months Goals: Make Tech. Sgt. and travel more. Hobbies: Playing volleyball and bowling with her family Air Force Core Value portrayed: Service Before Self How does the individual portray the core value? Staff Sgt. Bray embodies all of the core values, but in her job, especially when helping others with legal assistance, she epitomizes Service Before Self.
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2018
A woman stands in front of stacks of clothing. Combat Airlifter of the Week: Staff Sgt. Stephanie Serrano
Name and Rank: Staff Sgt. Stephanie Serrano Unit: 19th Airlift Wing Public Affairs Duty title: Unit Deployment Manager Hometown: Barstow, California Time in service: Seven years Time at Little Rock: Three years and four months Goals: To become a Sign Language Interpreter and retire from the Air Force after 20+ years of honorable service.  Hobbies:
0 3/06
2018
A square photo with a male on the right side in front of a stone memorial. Historian documents 19th Airlift Wing mission
The 19th Airlift Wing historian is responsible for recording and relaying organizational history on Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas. A vital wing asset, Dr. Jeremy Prichard, 19th AW historian, writes an annual report capturing the 19th Airlift Wing’s mission trends and noteworthy developments over the course of a calendar year, the end result
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2018
Celebrating 69 years of service 19th Airlift Wing celebrates 69 years of service
Through its humble beginnings as an observation group in 1927 to the world’s mightiest C-130 tactical airlift wing in the world, this year marks the 19th Airlift Wing’s 69th birthday – one filled with many honors, awards and historical milestones. When the U.S. Army Air Corps established the 19th Observation Group in 1927, which later became the
0 8/17
2017
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
0 11/05
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
A U.S. Army soldier assigned to the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division from Fort Bragg, N.C., prepares to board a C-130J for a static-line jump in support of Exercise Green Flag Little Rock 16-09 Aug. 18, 2016, near Fort Polk, La. Once soldiers landed, their first objective was to create a blocking position to allow for land drops of cargo. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Kevin Sommer Giron) Joint force exercise prepares airmen, soldiers for contingency operations
Green Flag Little Rock 16-09 kicked off Aug. 18, 2016, withapproximately 750 U.S. Army airborne infantry soldiers jumping from severalC-130Js and C-17 Globemaster IIIs in the dead of night to seize and secure anassault zone. This event, referred to as Hit Night, marked the beginningof GFLR 16-09. Among the largest rotational air mobility training
0 8/26
2016
U.S. Air Force Gen. Carlton D. Everhart II, Air Mobility Command commander, presents a ceremonial C-130J key to U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. James Kowalski, 19th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron C-130J crew chief, June 20, 2016, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. The final C-130J completed the H-model to J-model transition for the 19th Airlift Wing’s fleet. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Harry Brexel) Little Rock AFB modernizes fleet with final C-130J
A brand new C-130J aircraft delivered to Little Rock Air Force Base June 20, 2016, marks the beginning of a modern legacy of global reach capabilities. With this aircraft delivery, which is the final C-130J to arrive from the Lockheed Martin facility in Marietta, Georgia, the 19th Airlift Wing is now the third and largest U.S. Air Force active-duty
0 6/21
2016
Default Air Force Logo Black Knights deliver Combat Airlift at Swift Response ‘16
Two 19th Airlift Wing C-130Js and crews from the 41st and 61st Airlift Squadrons participated in Exercise Swift Response ’16, one of the premier military crisis response training events in the world for multinational airborne forces.   The exercise included more than 5,000 Soldiers and Airmen from Belgium, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, the
0 6/17
2016
Default Air Force Logo C-130J carries on Herculean legacy
Six decades have passed since the C-130 aircraft was introduced to the United States Air Force in 1950.  The aircraft, now known as the workhorse of the U.S. Air Force, has remained the longest continuously produced military aircraft, marking it the fifth aircraft to achieve 50 years of consecutive service. Its remarkable life span is due to its
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2016
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