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  • Standardizing wingmanship: 19th MXS PMEL

    Every day, Airmen use different tools for their job. A torque wrench is used on the flight line to fix an aircraft. A tape measure is used to measure the waist of an Airman taking a physical training test. Airmen train with gas masks which prevent the inhalation of harmful nerve, chemical and biological agents.
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Airman 1st Class Savanna Smith

    Name and Rank: Airman 1st Class Savanna SmithUnit: 19th Medical Support SquadronDuty title: Acquisitions section leadHometown: Pinehurst, North CarolinaTime in service: 2 years, 11 monthsTime at Little Rock: 2 years, 8 monthsGoals: Obtain a Bachelor’s Degree in Hospital AdministrationHobbies: Spending time with her family and do-it-yourself home
  • Port Dawg Memorial Run

    The Port Dog Memorial Run is held to remember Airmen from the 19th Logistics Readiness Squadron who have given their lives. This run, which is the largest memorial run in the United States Air Force, is also hosted by other aerial ports from around the world during Transportation Week.
  • TLR honors Police Week with partner services

    Team Little Rock Airmen recognized Police Week with numerous competitions and events at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, May 13-17, 2019.
  • Team Little Rock Airmen return home

    Nearly 150 Team Little Rock Airmen returned home from a deployment where they provided tactical combat airlift support to various components around the area of responsibility.
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Staff Sgt. Jesse Lewis

    Name and Rank: Staff Sgt. Jesse LewisUnit: 19th Maintenance GroupDuty title: Maintenance schedulerHometown: Huntsville, AlabamaTime in service: 5 years, 4 monthsTime at Little Rock: 5 years, 1 monthGoals: Complete Community College of the Air Force degree and 20 years in the Air ForceHobbies: Video gaming, hiking, weightlifting, and Celtic
  • Reserve unit returns from deployment

    More than 100 Reserve Citizen Airmen from the 913th Airlift Group returned from deployment on May 19, 2019, from various bases in Southwest Asia in support of Operations Freedom’s Sentinel and NATO’s Resolute Support. The deployed group consisted of the 327th Airlift Squadron, 913th Maintenance Squadron, and is augmented by members of the 403rd Wing and active-duty personnel from the 19th Airlift Wing.
  • Virtual reality project introduces new training prospects

    Virtual reality is an emerging technology in today’s modern world. Its development has paved the way for numerous advancements in entertainment, health care, and even military training. Airmen have looked to using leading-edge technology, such as virtual reality, to meet the challenge of being innovative to propel today’s Air Force.
  • Little Rock AFB Community Council wins Abilene Trophy

    The Abilene Chamber of Commerce officially presented the Little Rock Air Force Base Community Council with the 2018 annual Air Mobility Command Community Support Award, known as the Abilene Trophy, at a ceremony on Little Rock AFB, May 14, 2019. The Abilene Trophy was established in 1999 to recognize the community that best supports an Air Mobility Command base each calendar year. The Abilene Trophy was given to the Little Rock AFB Community Council as a way to feature the outstanding support they provide Airmen, their families and the combat airlift mission.
  • Squadrons ‘Unite’ from ground up

    The Unite program is a new U.S. Air Force resiliency program implemented this fiscal year to support unit cohesion, team-building and morale. Throughout this initiative, nearly 40 AF bases created a new position, the community cohesion coordinator, to help allocate a total of $4 million in funding for 2019 intended to revitalize the squadron.
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