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  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Staff Sgt. Dustin Rice

    Name and Rank:   Staff Sgt. Dustin RiceUnit: 34th Combat Training SquadronDuty title: C130J instructor loadmaster and director of exercises mobility guardianHometown: Marshall, North CarolinaTime in service: 10 yearsTime at Little Rock: 5.5 yearsGoals: Improve C130J instructorship and promote to technical sergeantHobbies: Camping with family and
  • Little Rock Airmen test next generation gas mask

    Airmen from Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, tested the capabilities of the M69 Joint Service Aircrew Mask Strategic Aircraft for implementation and field use for individual respiratory, ocular and percutaneous protection against chemical biological agents on the C-130J airframe April 25 – 30. The M69 is intended to replace the Aircrew Eye and Respiratory Protection system.
  • TLR partners with community in mass-casualty exercise

    Airmen from Little Rock Air Force Base worked alongside 90 first responders and nearly 100 volunteers to simulate an aircraft accident and response at Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport in Little Rock, Arkansas, April 23, 2019. Team Little Rock Airmen participated as both actors and observers in support of the airport’s Federal Aviation Administration required triennial mass-casualty exercise. These exercises are used to provide travelers the safest measures possible during chaotic situations.
  • Giving back to the military child: Family Fest 2019

    More than 2,000 people attended Family Fest 2019 at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, April 27, 2019.Family Fest attendees had the opportunity to participate in a variety of activities such as games, a petting zoo, Easter egg hunts, flower potting and many others. Over 50 Airmen and civilians volunteered their time to support the annual
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Tech. Sgt. Karen Tippett

    Name and Rank: Tech. Sgt. Karen Tippett  Unit: 314th Operations GroupDuty title: Unit deployment managerHometown: Biloxi, MississippiTime in service: 16 yearsTime at Little Rock: 10 yearsGoals: To improve herself a little bit every dayHobbies: Nature photography and hikingAir Force Core Value portrayed: Excellence in All We DoHow does the
  • Airfield driving safety

    Airfield management is charged with providing a safe efficient and effective airfield. Doing that requires a no-days-off mentality.
  • 19 AW Spark Tank ignites innovation

    Airmen from the 19th Airlift Wing participated in a Spark Tank competition at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, March, 25, 2019. A total of eight innovations were presented to a judging panel consisting of senior leaders. The contestants were given 10 minutes to “sell” their ideas to the judges and prove how they would benefit the wing by increasing lethality. Team Little Rock received $450,000 as a part of the Air Force-wide squadron innovation fund, which would be used to fund innovative ideas.
  • ROCKI 19-06, insider’s perspective: detonation

    Throughout ROCKI 19-06, Airmen assigned to the 19th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal Flight responded efficiently and timely to enhance their skills in a simulated deployed environment showcasing the readiness the 19th Airlift Wing at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, April 16, 2019.
  • ROCKI 19-06, insider’s perspective: the foundation

    The 19th Civil Engineer Squadron filled in a simulated crater during ROCKI 19-06 at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, April 14, 2019.
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Senior Airman Jacob Fisher

    Name and Rank: Senior Airman Jacob FisherUnit: 189th Medical GroupDuty title: Bioenvironmental engineering technicianHometown: Vilonia, ArkansasTime in service: 2 years, 6 monthsTime at Little Rock: 2 years, 6 monthsGoals: Become an officer and fly for the Air Force.Hobbies: Hunting, fishing, spending time with family and friends, and flying.Air
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