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  • 19th MDG realigns as part of Air Force Medical Service Reform

    The 19th Medical Group at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, held a ceremony June 24, 2019, to re-designate the 19th Aerospace Medicine Squadron and 19th Medical Operations Squadron as the 19th Operational Medical Readiness Squadron and the 19th Healthcare Operations Squadron, respectively.
  • Fini-flight farewell

    U.S. Air Force Col. Gerald Donohue, 19th Airlift Wing commander, performs preflight checks before his final flight at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, June 21, 2019. Donohue’s two-year tenure has featured a focus on returning to readiness and spearheading combat airlift.
  • Staying ready: 19th CES emergency management train Black Knights

    Exercising readiness for emergency situations so Airmen can stay prepared and learn their role when it comes to installation attacks or natural disasters is a high priority at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas. The 19th Civil Engineer Squadron emergency management flight verifies each unit’s accomplishments so the mission can continue safely, and effectively, regardless of the environment.
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Tech. Sgt. Brittney Jones

    Name and Rank: Tech. Sgt. Brittney JonesUnit: 913th Maintenance Squadron Command Support StaffDuty title: Personnel specialist Hometown: North Little Rock, ArkansasTime in service: 10 years, 9 monthsTime at Little Rock: 6 years, 4 monthsGoals: Complete a degree in psychology and use the knowledge learned to become an effective senior NCOHobbies:
  • Culmination of Honor: D-Day 75 Years Later

    “The eyes of the world are upon you. The hopes and prayers of the liberty-loving people everywhere march with you … we will accept nothing less than full victory,” said U.S. Army Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower, supreme commander of Allied Forces.
  • SAF/IE visits Little Rock AFB

    John Henderson, assistant secretary of the Air Force for installations, environment and energy, visited Little Rock AFB to review current infrastructure priorities and future projects that are focused on improving mission effectiveness and quality of life for Airmen and their families.
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Tech. Sgt. Josie Zinda

    Name and Rank: Tech. Sgt. Josie ZindaUnit: 314th Maintenance GroupDuty title: NCO in charge of command support staffHometown: Auburn, CaliforniaTime in service: 18 yearsTime at Little Rock: 3 yearsGoals: Own an arts and crafts studio on the west coastHobbies: Crafting, taking photos, and road tripsAir Force Core Value portrayed: Service Before
  • UDM: We stand ready

    “We stay ready so we don’t have to get ready,” is the mantra of the 19th Maintenance Squadron unit deployment manager, whose main focus is to ensure Airmen are prepared for a deployment when it is called upon them.
  • 19th LRS honors fallen Airman

    The 19th Logistics Readiness Squadron aerial delivery flight hosted a memorial airdrop in honor of U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Shawn McKeough, Jr. who was killed during an attempted robbery March 16 at a gas station in North Little Rock, Arkansas.
  • Spirit of D-Day lives on as Team Little Rock maintainers keep aircraft flying

    June 6th is a date that has become synonymous with valor, sacrifice and dedication. As Operation Overlord commenced, thousands of men boarded aircraft bound for the Normandy coastline of France. As dawn approached, the feet of the men touched down as the first wave of the invasion hit. The leaders of the Allied Nations held their breath in hopes that this operation would be the beginning of the end of Nazi-controlled Europe.

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