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  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Staff Sgt. Ryan McHaney

    Staff Sgt. Ryan McHaney leads after-hours supply operations and provides flawless logistics support. He developed work center training continuity and trained three newly-assigned Airmen. Additionally, he serves as a court-appointed special advocate and has aided in the successful reunification of three children with their families.
  • EOD Airmen prepare for Tier 2 Test at LRAFB

    Explosive Ordnance Disposal Airmen assigned to the 19th Civil Engineer Squadron at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, are preparing for the new Tier 2 Physical Fitness Test on which they will be officially tested in the near future. The Tier 2 test examines precise critical fitness capabilities of Airmen with specific jobs making sure they are
  • Honorary Commanders: Little Rock AFB family grows

    The 19th Airlift Wing hosted an honorary commander induction ceremony at Hangar 1080 on Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Jan. 31, 2019, welcoming three new civic leaders into the Team Little Rock family.
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Staff Sgt. Caleb Tibbets

    Name and Rank: Staff Sgt. Caleb Tibbits Unit: 189th Civil Engineer Squadron Duty title: Power Production Technician Hometown: Munford, Tennessee Time in service: 6 years and 6 months Time at Little Rock: 6 years and 1 month Goals: Take the fundamentals of engineering exam this year; start working on his master’s degree in the next couple of years. Hobbies: Working on small house projects, cooking, and unicycling. Location for photo: Checking generators outside the 189th Maintenance Squadron Air Force Core Value portrayed: Service Before Self How does the individual portray the core value? Tibbits is very dependable and can be counted on for any task. He volunteered to work out of his Air Force Specialty Code at the Blackjack Drop Zone making repairs to road and infrastructure supporting Team Little Rock.
  • 18th Air Force commander dives into Little Rock’s warrior culture

    U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Sam Barrett, 18th Air Force commander, explored the many capabilities of Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Jan. 28-31, 2019, including Airmen’s ability to generate agile combat airlift, ensure full-spectrum readiness and embody a warrior culture.
  • 19th LRS drives AF toward innovation

    The 19th Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle operations flight received a new vehicle cockpit simulator late last year. The simulator allows for safer, more cost-effective on-the-job training. The $8,500 simulator was purchased last year using innovation funds issued by the 19th Airlift Wing commander. The vehicle cockpit simulator contains three screens, a vehicle seat, a steering wheel, peddles and a manual stick shift replica. The simulation program also contains different settings and scenarios for various vehicles and weather conditions.
  • EFMP: Faces behind program

    Moving to a new base can be stressful, especially for those who have a special needs family member. Thankfully, the Air Force has a program called the Exceptional Family Member Program to assist with those transitions.
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Airman 1st Class Austin Hocog

    Name and Rank: Airman 1st Class Austin Hocog Unit: 19th Aerospace Medicine Squadron Duty title: Bioenvironmental Engineering Technician Hometown: Mongmong, Guam Time in service: 10 months Time at Little Rock: 3 months Goals: Complete CCAF and then move onto his bachelor’s. Hobbies: Enjoys playing basketball, rugby, hiking and spending time with his family. Air Force Core Value portrayed: Excellence In All We Do How does the individual portray the core value: Hocog is responsible for evaluating 158 water sample sites as well as four aircraft water points on a monthly basis. His drive for excellence within the Environmental Protection Program ensures safe drinking water for Team Little Rock’s entire population. Hogoc’s motivation and ambitious attitude are evident in his daily tasks.
  • Road trip to restoration: An Airman’s perspective

    When I first heard I was going to Tyndall Air Force Base, I was apprehensive. After a little more thought, I realized this was probably going to be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, and I should make the best of it; after all this is what I train for. Being tasked to support the relief efforts in Tyndall was the first time in my military career I felt like I could make a difference and leave an impact on those affected by Hurricane Michael. Eleven of us from the 19th Civil Engineer Squadron packed up our bags and headed out on Sunday, Nov. 18, 2019. When we were 10 minutes outside of Panama City, we were struck with how massive the devastation was. The thing that stuck out to me the most was the trees. Most, if not all, were bent at a 90-degree angle that stretched on for miles in all directions.
  • 19th MDG practices aeromedical evacuation tactics

    Airmen from the 19th Medical Group practice aeromedical evacuation tactics on a C-130J during training at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Jan. 24, 2019. The training provided 19th MDG Airmen with hands-on training of airlift and aeromedical evacuation tactics. This training helps support rapid global mobility by being prepared to respond to humanitarian or wartime requests assisting with preserving and safeguarding lives.

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