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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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2018
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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2017
Senior Airman Hessen Martinez Cruz, 19th Medical Operations Squadron physical therapy technician, works to ensure every patient who comes into the physical therapy clinic is rehabilitated to the best of his ability. When Airmen suffer from illness or injury, their motor functions can often be adversely compromised. Physical therapists work closely with patients to help them heal and promote overall wellness by helping restore function, improve mobility and relieve pain. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Codie Collins) Therapists stretch limitations of Airmen
Flexibility is the key to Combat Airlift in more ways than one. By pushing and pulling Airmen both physically and mentally, Little Rock Air Force Base physical therapy technicians stretch Airmen to a better state of health. Senior Airman Hessen Martinez Cruz, 19th Medical Operations Squadron physical therapy technician, works to ensure every
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2017
U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. James Hecker, 19th Air Force commander, presents a ceremonial C-130J key to U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Joshua Shields, 314th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron C-130J crew chief, Feb. 27, 2017, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. Hecker delivered the 14th and final C-130J to the 314th Airlift Wing fleet, completing the transition from the H- to J-model. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Sommer Giron) Q&A: 19th Air Force commander delivers final C-130J
The largest C-130 base in the world recently marked the end of a transition that first began 13 years ago. The 314th Airlift Wing at Little Rock Air Force Base received its final, new C-130J aircraft from a Lockheed Martin facility, Feb. 27, 2017. The 19th Air Force commander delivered the C-130J; and spoke about the future of the 314th AW and its
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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
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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
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2016
U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Mario Linton, 41st Airlift Squadron loadmaster, ties down the chock as the sun rises before takeoff Aug. 26, 2016, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. The 41st AS trained on different offload techniques and practiced the Combat Offload Method B technique. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Regina Edwards) 41st AS practices alternative combat offload techniques
Loadmasters from the 41st Airlift Squadron traveled to alanding zone in Alexandria, Louisiana, to practice loading and offloadingmethods typically used in austere locations Aug. 26, 2016. The mission for theday was removing a 1,430-lb. C-130 engine stand trailer unit using the CombatOffload Method B technique.  “This method is used primarily for
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2016
U.S. Army personnel from the 501st Airborne Infantry Regiment assigned to Fort Richardson land in the drop zone July 22, 2016, at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. The 41st Airlift Squadron conducted mountainous terrain training in Alaska and supported Exercise Artic Anvil. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kaylee Clark) 41st Airlift Squadron takes on the Last Frontier
The 41st Airlift Squadron loaded four C-130Js with approximately 100 Team Little Rock Airmen, including pilots, loadmasters, maintainers, aircrew flight equipment and intelligence personnel for a week of deployment training at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. Not only does the 49th state offer beautiful landscapes but the mountainous
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2016
Mark Roncal, an Advanced Cutting Concrete and Sealing contractor, cuts concrete on the runway construction site June 21, 2016, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. A section of Little Rock AFB runway is receiving an update from its original 1955 build. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mercedes Taylor) Little Rock AFB pushes through construction with Expo
Little Rock Air Force Base, the Home of Combat Airlift and the Center of Excellence, is no stranger to high operation tempo. Deployment and training operations haven’t slowed down since the runway construction kicked off in July 2015. Since 1955, the base’s runway has been utilized for a variety of missions throughout its 60 years of operation.
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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
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2016
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