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  • 19th MDG keeps Team Little Rock healthy with flu vaccine

    Flu and cold season has begun, and the 19th Medical Group staff are administering vaccines to Team Little Rock Airmen, retirees and their families throughout the season at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas. The 19 MDG is committed to providing exceptional preventative health services to our beneficiaries. Since cold and flu season is getting
  • Team Little Rock spreads drug, domestic abuse awareness with 5K

    Team Little Rock walked, ran, and jogged Oct. 5 to bring awareness to substance abuse and domestic violence.October was designated Domestic Violence Awareness Month in 1987 to raise awareness and educate the public on prevention, and more recently in 2011, October also became National Substance Abuse Prevention Month.  The 19th Airlift Wing Drug
  • Little Rock AFB accepts military aircraft in response to Hurricane Michael

    Little Rock Air Force Base received various aircraft and personnel Oct. 8 - 9, 2018, Hurlburt Field, Florida, and Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, ahead of the projected landfall of Hurricane Michael.AC-130J Ghostriders, AC-130U Spooky gunships, MC-130H Combat Talon IIs, and A-10 Thunderbolt IIs are bedding down at Little Rock AFB until the potential
  • Soaring back in time: Thunder Over the Rock Air, Space Show

    Heads whip from left to right as two red, white and blue F-16 Fighting Falcons soar past, seemingly inches away from each other, and the cheering crowd below gawks with amazement. This will be the sight many may see as the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds showcase precision and accuracy at the Thunder Over the Rock Air and Space Show at Little Rock Air
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Senior Airman Niel Richardson

    Name and Rank: Senior Airman Niel Richardson Unit: 913th Force Support Squadron Duty title: Personnel Technician Hometown: Mayaro, Trinidad and Tobago Time in service: 9 Years Time at Little Rock: 3 Years Goals: Bachelors in Criminal Justice and become a State Trooper Hobbies: Playing and watching sports Air Force Core Value portrayed: Excellence in All We Do How does the individual portray the core value? By showing the will to continue to serve the people both in the military and civilian world!
  • Team Little Rock hosts 40th annual Retiree Appreciation Day

    Team Little Rock’s retiree activities office hosted the 40th annual Retiree Appreciation event at the Walters Community Support Center on Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Sept. 22. Retirees networked with numerous organizations and sources on base such as Little Rock AFB family housing, the 19th Medical Group dental office and TRICARE to name
  • Team Little Rock welcomes home deployed Airmen

    Tattered, weathered boots appear on the steps of a C-130J aircraft, followed by camouflaged bodies, bags slung over Airmen’s shoulders returning from a deployment. As the Airmen approach their loved ones, children heartily clap their hands while tears drip from spouses’ eyes as they’re reunited with their Airmen after a long separation. Little Rock
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Staff Sgt. Karsten Seale

    Name and Rank: Staff Sgt. Karsten Seale Unit: 19th Operations GroupDuty title: Resource advisorHometown: Myrtle Beach, South CarolinaTime in service: 8 and a half yearsTime at Little Rock: 2 yearsGoals: Become a technichal school instructorHobbies: Video games and surfingAir Force Core Value portrayed: Excellence in All We DoHow does the individual
  • Base exercise drives temporary hunting restrictions

    A base-wide exercise will close some Little Rock Air Force Base hunting and scouting areas Oct. 2, impacting hunters who obtained base permits. Hunting and scouting areas 20, 23A, 23B, and 24 will be closed because the 19th Airlift Wing Inspector General’s office will be conducting inspections and preparedness training. During the exercise and the
  • Air Force receives tips on how to embrace, respect America's native people

    As part of their jobs globally, Department of Defense employees learn about the people, cultures and customs of other countries. Civilians and Airmen at a recent American Indian Cultural, Communication, and Consultation Course held at the Walters Community Support Center Sept. 12-14, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, learned how to work with tribal cultures and people in their own backyards.
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