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  • Air Force strengthens communication with indigenous people at home

    As part of their jobs globally, Department of Defense employees learn about the people, cultures and customs of other countries. Civilians and Airmen at a recent American Indian Cultural, Communication, and Consultation Course held at the Walters Community Support Center Sept. 12-14, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, learned how to work with tribal cultures and people in their own backyards.
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Staff Sgt. Rachel Smith

    Name and Rank: Staff Sgt. Rachel Smith Unit: 19th Maintainance Group Duty title: Resource Advisor Hometown: Georgetown, TX Time in service: 10 years Time at Little Rock: 3 years Goals: Complete Accounting bacholers degree and start a family Hobbies: Cooking, decorating, world travel, painting and gardening Location for photo: Bldg 344 Air Force Core Value portrayed: Integrity First How does the individual portray the core value? Staff Sgt. Smith is trusted with unit funding valued at 1.6 million dollars and monitors individuals using government charge cards within the unit. She also tracks and schedules training for Group staff and individuals within the programs flight. Her attention to detail ensures that we are trained and funded to fly, fight, and win.
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Tech. Sgt. Ryan Dewey

    Name and Rank: Tech Sgt. Ryan Dewey Unit:19th Medical Group Duty title: 19th Medical Group executive officer      Hometown: Puyallup, Washington Time in service: 17 years Time at Little Rock: 5 years Goals: Complete masters degree before retiring.  Hobbies: Hunting, fishing, anything outdoors and spending time with his wife and four children Air
  • Spouses immersed in Combat Airlift mission

    Key spouses participated in the Senior Leader Spouse Immersion tour recently to familiarize themselves with the Combat Airlift mission and provide them with an overview of base and local resources that support Airmen at Little Rock Air Force Base. “Spouses play such a critical role,” said Sharon Thompson, Airman Family and Readiness Center chief.
  • Little Rock AFB preps for STEM festival

    From voyages into space to helping students solve that one pesky math problem they’ve been terminally stuck on, careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, or STEM, fields offer a multitude of educational and career opportunities.
  • Little Rock Air Force Base celebrates 70th wing anniversary

    Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, recently celebrated the 70th anniversary of the 19th being activated as a wing.
  • Airmen hone skills during simulated deployment

    The 19th Airlift Wing wrapped up ROCK I 18-07, an 11-day, multiphase exercise Thursday showcasing the ability to prepare, deploy and execute its mission to project combat airlift at a moment’s notice around the world. The exercise was a chance for Airmen to learn what to expect when tasked to support contingency operations. The multi-phase process keeps Airmen ready for short-notice deployments and allows units to assess and improve their procedures.
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Jasmine Robinson

    Name and Rank: SSgt Jasmine L. Robinson Unit: 62 AS Duty title: Squadron Aviation Resource Management (SARM) Hometown: Shreveport, Louisiana Time in service: 9 Years Time at Little Rock: 4 years Goals: Defense Attorney/open a non-profit organization Hobbies: Victims Advocate/raising her 2 children Location for photo: Air Force Core Value portrayed: Service Before Self How does the individual portray the core value? Leads a minimally manned office alongside 2 other augmentess to help execute a $17M flying hour program for over 500 students and permanent party flight instructors. Off duty, she volunteers as a Victims Advocate for the base when not busy raising her 2 children.
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Tech. Sgt. Malisha Jennett

    Name and Rank: U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Malisha Jennett Unit: 19 Airlift Wing Judge Advocate Duty title: Legal Office NCO in charge Hometown: Edwards, Mississippi Time in service: 14 years Time at Little Rock: 10 months Goals: Make master sergeant & complete Master’s Degree in project management Hobbies: Visiting museums with family, reading & exploring new restaurants Location for photo: Legal Office Air Force Core Value portrayed: Excellence in All We Do How does the individual portray the core value? As the 19th Airlift Wing Judge Advocate senior enlisted paralegal, TSgt Jennett is responsible for the development & mentoring of all junior attorneys & paralegals assigned to the legal office. Her continued success is derived from an uncompromising work ethic & ‘can-do’ spirit. Whether she is conducting a briefing, training others, or serving as a case paralegal on a court-martial, she does it all with aplomb & embodies our Core Value of Excellence.
  • AETC command chief visits Little Rock AFB, discusses innovation

    Chief Master Sgt. Juliet Gudgel, command chief of Air Education and Training Command, toured the 314th Airlift Wing and met with AETC Airmen July 23, 2018, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas. Airmen of all ranks had the opportunity to listen, ask questions and discuss their ideas with Gudgel during her tour focusing on innovation in AETC. The
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