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  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Staff Sgt. Joel Powell

    Name and Rank: Joel Powel, Staff Sergeant Unit: 62nd Airlift Squadron Duty title: Training NCO/C-130J LM Hometown: Nacogdoches, Texas Time in service: 9 Years Time at Little Rock: 2 Years Goals: Finish off Bachelors Degree Hobbies: Paintball/Gun sports Location for photo: Air Force Core Value portrayed: Excellence in all we do How does the individual portray the core value? SSgt Powel has been vital to the merging of Student Training and Permenant Party Training at DoD’s largest C-130J Formal Training Unit. With his expertise 12 sylabi were transferred and he was key to the training of 10 enlisted and officer members, resulting in zero delay in student production.
  • Little Rock AFB airlift squadrons attend 74th D-Day anniversary

     Three airlift squadrons and support personnel from Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, embarked on an historic journey to Normandy, France, to support the 74th D-Day Anniversary remembrance events from May 30 to June 6, 2018.Aircrew from the 41st, 61st and 62nd Airlift Squadrons and maintainers from the 19th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, along
  • LRAFB Youth of Year exhibits core values

    Most children at 14 years old dream of driving to prom and seeing the light at the end of the high school tunnel. For Andreas Bradley, Flightline Upper Academy scholar, by the age of 14, he has already put himself on the fast track of success by earning the Youth of the year award.
  • Don’t be bugged by ticks, mosquitoes

    Summer’s here in Arkansas. People are working outdoors and having fun in the sun. From days at the lake and picnics, to camping, hiking and yard work, it’s time to feel the fresh air, catch some sun and enjoy what the Natural State has to offer. Unfortunately, some of what Arkansas has to offer this season includes some unpleasant insects such as ticks and mosquitoes that can impart disease and discomfort whenever they bite.
  • Aircrew innovation for emerging Air Force

    “The day you stop learning is the day you stop living,” Albert Einstein said.
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Airman 1st Class Austin Cash

    Name and Rank: Airman 1st Class Austin Cash Unit: 19th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Duty title: C-130J Crew Chief Hometown: Lagrange, Georgia Time in service: 23 months Time at Little Rock:18 months Goals: His main goal is to become a flying crew chief and make rank for a full 20 year Air Force career. Hobbies: Driving around on back roads,
  • Celebrating diversity: Asian American, Pacific Islander heritage honored

    Team Little Rock celebrated the Air Force's diversity with an Asian American and Pacific Islander Month event May 18, 2018, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas.  The festivities educated and showcased Asian American and Pacific Islander heritage, hosted by the 19th Airlift Wing Military Equal Opportunity Office. Activities included ukulele
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Staff Sgt. Daniel Kenney

    Name and Rank: Staff Sgt. Daniel Kenney
  • Police Week: Honoring the sacrifice

    The 19th Security Forces Squadron honored Police Week May 14-18, 2018, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark., with a series of events including a 5K, golf tournament, shooting contest, hard dog/fast dog competition, and Defender challenge.
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Tech. Sgt. Parsons

    Name and Rank: Tech. Sgt. Anthony R. Parsons Unit: 19th Contracting Squadron Duty title: NCO in charge of services team Hometown: Bement, Illinois Time in service: 10 Years, 3 Months Time at Little Rock: 1 Year, 11 Months Goals: His goals are to complete his Master’s degree at the Air Force Institute of Technology and to become a squadron superintendent. Hobbies: Hunting, fishing and spending time with his family. Air Force Core Value portrayed: Excellence in All We Do How does the individual portray the core value? Tech. Sgt. Parsons portrays the Air Force Core Value of Excellence in All We Do by leading a team of 12 contracting professionals responsible for the administration of 300 base support service contracts valued at $56 million. As the unit training and deployment manager, he ensures all assigned members are trained and equipped to execute the mission.

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