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  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Tech Sgt. Johnathan Gaffney

    Rank/Name:  TSgt Johnathan GaffneyUnit:  189 MXSGuardStatus:  DSGJobTitle/Position:  MunitionsSystems SpecialistHometown:  Morrilton, ArkansasTimeon Station/ Time in Service:  1.5 years TOS/11.5 Years TIS.Family:  Wife: Whitney; Daughter: Haley; Son: NoahHobbies/goals:  Bass Fishing/ completing my Master’s DegreeSomethingno one knows about me:  I
  • Airman receives Air Force Entertainer award

    Airman 1st Class Zachary Perkins, 19th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, was named the 2017 Air Force Entertainer of the Year runner-up in Group 1 - Non-Vocal category for dance December 12, 2017. Perkins, a four-year animation dancer, danced to Voice of Reason by Haywire in the online video talent contest sponsored by the Air Force
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Senior Airman Jonathan Hefley

    Rank/Name: Senior Airman Jonathan Hefley       Unit: 913th Aerospace Medical Squadron             Position/Duty Title:  Aerospace Medical Service Technician Hometown:  Mount Judea, Arkansas Time in Service: 2 years Time at Little Rock: 2 years Goals: “My goal is to complete my Bachelor’s degree in Nursing and Biology. After that, I would like
  • Crew chief keeps BAF C-130Js mission ready

    The 455th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron provides combat-ready aircraft to the air component commander in support of coalition forces throughout Afghanistan.Here at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, Staff Sgt. Anthony Single, 455th EAMXS crew chief, ensures that the C-130J Super Hercules is prepared to support any operation or mission.“My
  • 327 AS attains FOC status

    U.S. Air Force Reserve Col. Christopher Lay, 913th Airlift Group commander, Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark., declared the 327th Airlift Squadron fully operational capable (FOC) on Saturday, December 2, 2017. The announcement was met with a round of applause and was made with obvious pride and satisfaction. Airmen of the 327 AS and 913 AG have
  • Social media memo reiterates Air Force standards

    The acting Assistant Secretary of the Air Force Daniel R. Sitterly issued an AF wide guidance memorandum, Personal Use of Social Media and Electronic Communication, Nov. 11, 2017. This memo highlights the Air Force standards regarding Airmen’s use of social media and electronic communication, emphasizing the importance of consent with posting sexual imagery.
  • Little Rock AFB program SAVES lives

    According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 10,265 people were killed in the U.S. due to drunk drivers in 2015. Each crash effects not only the people involved but their families, friends, co-workers and fellow wingman. Substance Abuse Victimizes Every Service Member, or SAVES, is a program developed at Little Rock Air
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Senior Airman Clate Gatlin

    Name and Rank: Senior Airman Clate Gatlin Unit: 19th Maintenance Squadron Duty title: Guidance and Control/Unit Deployment Manager Hometown: Tucson, Arizona Time in service/Time on Station: 6.5 years/5.5 years Goals: Finish schooling and submit a package for enlisted nursing commissioning program Hobbies: Football, Automotive, Racing, Friends,
  • Schoolhouse unites father, son for C-130 mission

    Airman Trevor Armentrout, 700th Airlift Squadron loadmaster, and his father, Col. Jeffrey Armentrout, 302nd Airlift Wing vice commander, attended Center of Excellence, the C-130 schoolhouse, at Little Rock Air Force Base.
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Senior Airman Matthew Morris

    Name/Rank: Senior Airman Matthew “Chuck” Morris Organization:  19th Aerospace Medicine Squadron Duty Title: Bioenvironmental Engineering Technician Hometown: Leverett’s Chapel, TX Time on Station/ Time in Service: Three years/Four years Hobbies/Goals: Lifting weights, hunting, fishing, camping and baking. Obtain Bachelor’s degree in Environmental
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