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  • 20/20 readiness

    Fumbling through the ins and outs of an aircraft, your fingers trace the different mechanisms of a C-130J.  Everything is blurred, yet you are required to fix a broken unit. You have 10 minutes to complete this task. Would reduced sight prevent you from completing the mission?The 19th Medical Group Optometry Clinic ensures Airmen at Little Rock Air
  • Materiel management: Circulating supplies, excellence

    The 19th Logistics Readiness Squadron materiel management flight works hard 24/7 to pump out essential components to keep the Combat Airlift mission going.
  • Mobility Guardian: Exercising, ensuring airlift excellence

    A C-5 Galaxy III assigned to Travis Air Force Base, Calif., landed at the Clinton National Airport, July 30, 2017, enroute to Mobility Guardian, a joint-service exercise at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington. Team Little Rock Airmen began sharpening their skills while enhancing their readiness before stepping into the exercise’s battlespace in
  • Flying cheap: passenger terminal offers free flights

    The 19th Logistics Readiness Squadron Passenger Terminal offers a unique travel opportunity to service members and their families at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas. Space-Available flights allows authorized passengers to travel by Defense Department owned and operated aircraft after mission and equipment have been accommodated. After the
  • Mitigating maintenance manning with contract partnership

    The 314th Maintenance Group completed its transition from Airmen to contracted maintenance to sustain the C-130 training mission June 30, 2017 at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas.
  • Going above-beyond professional military education

    The offer to pursue personal education to expandprofessional growth is a cornerstone of the education office here. Making timeand taking advantage of these benefits should be every Airman’s cornerstone aswell.Typically in a 20-year career, more than $90,000 goes to wastebecause these benefits are not utilized.Education in today’s world is vital in
  • Classes arm Airmen for success

    Airman and Family Readiness Center team at Little Rock Air Force Base offers a wide range of classes to help Airmen and families become more knowledgeable about day-to-day problems and future obstacles. Active-duty service members, reservists, guardsmen, retirees, Department of Defense civilians, and their families qualify to take classes for free.
  • Adventure begins with Little Rock AFB travel office

    The Natural State offers a variety of scenic destinations forservice members to visit. However, finding the right price or destination for aweekend excursion can be stressful for some. That’s where the Information, Tickets and Travel office inthe Walters Community Support Center on Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, comesin. They provide travel
  • Combat Airlifters prepare for Mobility Guardian '17

    The Air Mobility Command’s largest exercise is set to kick off July 28, 2017 at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington. Team Little Rock Airmen from a variety of career fields are set to participate however, maintainers from the 19th Maintenance Group will lead the charge from the ground to ensure aircrews take flight. According to AMC, Mobility
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: 1LT James Springer

    Name and Rank:  1st Lt JamesSpringer Unit: 19MDSSDuty title: ResourceManagement Flight Commander / Group Practice ManagerHometown: Lubbock, TexasTime in service: 10Years and 2 monthsTime at Little Rock: 2 Years and 5 monthsGoals: Professionalcertification and Doctoral Degree.Hobbies: Homeremodeling, Scoutmaster.Air Force Core Value portrayed:

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