News happening around Little Rock Air Force Base


  • 19th AW conducts ATSO Rodeo

    The 19th Airlift Wing conducted a radiological aircraft recovery training exercise at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Jan. 23, 2020, as part of new monthly Ability to Survive and Operate (ATSO) exercises in order to maintain full spectrum readiness.
  • From technical to operational: FTAC aiding Airmen

    Before officially being a part of their unit, Airmen are required to go through the First Term Airman Course, better known as FTAC, to transition them into the operational Air Force.
  • Army’s JRTC kicks off GFLR 20-03

    Personnel from the 34th Combat Training Squadron and the U.S. Army collaborated with coalition forces from Canada during the joint forcible entry and airborne assault to kick off exercise Green Flag Little Rock 20-03 Jan. 11-21, 2020, at the Joint Readiness Training Center at Fort Polk, Louisiana and Alexandria, Louisiana. GFLR 20-03 was held in conjunction with exercise JRTC 20-3 in Fort Polk, the Army’s final certification event before they are deemed ready to deploy or assume a ready force posture.
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Senior Airman Ashley Sherry

    Name and Rank: Senior Airman Ashley SherryUnit: 19th Operations Support SquadronDuty title: Air traffic control journeymanHometown: Wilmington, North CarolinaTime in service: 3 years, 6 monthsTime at Little Rock: 3 yearsGoals: Receive a watch supervisor certification, become a technical training instructor, and finish a degree in financeHobbies:
  • University center supports Airmen, families, community with furthering education

    The Jacksonville-Little Rock Air Force Base University Center is committed to making education a priority for anyone in Jacksonville, Arkansas, Little Rock AFB or the surrounding areas in the pursuit of their personal and professional goals.
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Senior Airman Courtney Roberts

    Name and Rank: Senior Airman Courtney RobertsUnit: 19th Civil Engineer SquadronDuty title: Pest management technicianHometown: Little Rock, ArkansasTime in service: 5 years, 6 monthsTime at Little Rock: 3 yearsGoals: Acquire a Computer Science Degree and retire from the U.S. Air ForceHobbies: Video games and spending quality time with familyAir
  • VR: Modern solutions for modern training

    With technology constantly changing, the Air Force is actively seeking innovative methods to train today’s Airmen with tomorrow’s technology. The Air Force is committed to world-class training for Airmen by preventing stagnation in education through constant innovation to meet the needs of a new generation through a continuum of learning.
  • Team Little Rock honors MLK Day

    The 19th Airlift Wing hosted an event to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
  • CR Airmen host 19th AW command team at JRTC

    Members of the 321st Contingency Response Squadron hosted the command team from the 19th Airlift Wing at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Jan. 15, 2020, at the Alexandria International Airport in Alexandria, Louisiana. Col. John Schutte and Chief Master Sgt. Justin Strain flew to Alexandria to visit with the 621st Contingency Response Wing Airmen and to tour the Joint Readiness Training Center at Fort Polk, Louisiana.
  • Maternal-child flight delivers care for Airmen’s families

    Military families are a huge part of what makes the U.S. Air Force the best in the world and enable the 19th Airlift Wing to accomplish its combat airlift mission. The 19th Medical Group is there to make sure these families are cared for. Well-child visits are checkups at different increments to ensure children are kept on a healthy lifestyle pattern, and are available through the 19th MDG’s maternal-child flight.

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