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  • 19th Airlift Wing celebrates 69 years of service

    Through its humble beginnings as an observation group in 1927 to the world’s mightiest C-130 tactical airlift wing in the world, this year marks the 19th Airlift Wing’s 69th birthday – one filled with many honors, awards and historical milestones. When the U.S. Army Air Corps established the 19th Observation Group in 1927, which later became the
  • Mobility Guardian: Mission success

    Air Mobility Command’s largest exercise, Mobility Guardian, officially came to a close Aug. 12, 2017. Team Little Rock Airmen returned home after working alongside approximately 3,500 U.S. service members from across the command as well as international partners. Mobility Air Force aircrews flew approximately 1,200 hours in eight days, executing
  • One person, seven skillsets

    From the flightline to dining facility, Airmen are diligently working to become experts in their specific career fields, however, a select few at the 19th Medical Group are challenged to go above and beyond and become proficient in more than seven skillsets. Independent duty medical technicians provide full-spectrum of patient care at remote sites
  • Tempering anger with Family Advocacy class

    A kettle sits on a stove top. Wisps of steam slowly escape the spout, producing a low-pitched hiss. Suddenly, steam starts billowing out and all that can be heard is a whistle as the water in the kettle has reached a boiling point. Feeling this way because of anger may be a sign that it needs to be addressed before it can affect an Airman’s
  • Safe school year start

    Many families experience a frantic scramble while preparing for the start of the school year. However, it’s important to remember that accidents around the home can occur at any moment. Planning ahead before an accident or emergency can occur is a crucial part of staying safe. Simple measures such as having a plan for emergency situations, the
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: A1C Matthew Head

    Rank/Name: Airman 1st Class Matthew Head Unit: 189th Airlift Wing Civil Engineer Squadron Guard Status: Traditional Job Title: Emergency Management Apprentice Civilian Employment: Arkansas Department of Emergency Management Position:  Duty Officer Hometown:  Vilonia, Ark. Time on Station: 1 year and 8 months Hobbies/goals:  Being outdoors and
  • Legal office: providing care, assistance

    As stewards of the military justice system, the 19th Airlift Wing Legal Office at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, assists commanders in maintaining good order and discipline in their units. Although "JA" stands for Judge Advocate, its unofficial meaning in the legal office is "just ask.""The difference between the legal office and civilian
  • Softball All-Star Day hits morale home run

    Intramural softball players competed in the 2017 SoftballAll-Star Day games Aug. 3, 2017, at Little Rock Air Force Base. The Home Run Derby and the All-Star game raised morale andpromoted friendly competition leading up to the championship game at the end ofthe softball season. “We’re halfway through the season already,” said Staff Sgt.David
  • Slow down: school traffic safety prevents injuries

    August marks the end of summer vacation and the start of the new school year. Now in session is the Jacksonville Lighthouse Charter school: Flightline Upper Academy and beginning Monday, Arnold Drive Elementary will open its doors.  Road rules for child safety will be strongly enforced by the 19th Security Forces Squadron at Little Rock Air Force
  • Air Force senior leaders unveil new priorities

    In a recent letter to the Total Force, Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein and Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright released their new priorities and addressed issues Airmen face day to day.
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