News happening around Little Rock Air Force Base


  • Air Force Fiscal Year 2021 budget recommendations for Air Mobility Command

    Among the key features announced in the Air Force Fiscal Year 2021 President's Budget Request released today, Air Mobility Command is projected to face several recommended force structure adjustments to its aerial refueling and Total Force tactical airlift fleets.
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Tech. Sgt. Ryan McCormack

    Name and Rank: Tech. Sgt. Ryan McCormackUnit: 29th Weapons SquadronOfficial Duty title: NCO in charge of squadron aviation resource managementHometown: Baltimore, MarylandTime in service: 7 yearsTime at Little Rock: 6 yearsGoals: Earn a bachelor’s degree and commissionHobbies: Swimming, gaming, hiking and working outAir Force Core Value Portrayed
  • AF tradition honored: 19th AMXS reinstates Dedicated Crew Chief program

    The 19th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron reinstated the Dedicated Crew Chief program Feb. 6, 2020, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas. In a formal induction ceremony, a total of 28 DCCs and 26 Assistant DCCs were appointed to the position and assumed responsibility of their assigned aircraft.
  • AMC deputy commander visits 19th AW

    Lt. Gen. Jon Thomas, Air Mobility Command deputy commander, flew with the 61st Airlift Squadron and met with senior leaders from the 19th Airlift Wing.
  • 19th FSS nominated for 2020 Hennessy Award

    Little Rock Air Force Base’s food service program has been announced as a finalist for the 2020 John L. Hennessy Food Service Excellence Trophy — an annual award presented to the best food service program in the United States Air Force.
  • 314th AMXS employs initial operational capability through support section

    The 314th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron stood up its active-duty support section recently at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas. This was considered a major milestone in its reconstitution plan, to continue transitioning the squadron from civilian contractors to military personnel.
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Senior Airman Karlie Hopkins

    Name and Rank: Senior Airman Karlie HopkinsUnit: 19th Maintenance SquadronDuty title: Custody accounts technicianHometown: Gaylord, MichiganTime in service: 3 yearsTime at Little Rock: 2 months Goals: Finish a Community College of the Air Force degree and a Bachelor of Business degree, and obtain a sign-language certificationHobbies: Being a
  • 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.