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  • Taking care of us, taking care of you

    "Exercise, exercise, exercise" … A common phrase heard throughout the military to distinguish real world events from training scenarios. Most of these training activities are no-notice, but the 19th Medical Group plans these events monthly to balance patient care and readiness responsibilities. The 19th MDG training is conducted the fourth
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Dr. Jeremy Prichard

    Name: Dr. Jeremy Prichard Unit: 19th Airlift Wing Duty title: Historian Hometown: Wichita, KS Time in service: Prior Army, 4 years enlisted and 16 months civil-service with U.S. Air Force  Time at Little Rock: 16 months Goals: To learn something new everyday, write more and instill an appreciation for the past in others Hobbies: When not acting
  • Good habits boost fiscal fitness

    Just like preparing for a physical fitness test, there's no shortcut to "fiscal fitness" and an excellent credit score. There are steps that Airmen can take today to improve credit scores and avoid future financial woes. The Airman & Family Readiness Center at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, offers a Managing Credit Class, which covers the
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Staff Sgt. Mason Creager

    Name and Rank: Staff Sgt. Mason A. Creager Unit: 19th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Duty title: Electrical and Environmental Craftsman Hometown: Springfield, Ohio Time in service: 11 years Time at Little Rock: 5 years Goals: Complete his Accounting BS degree and his A&P license Hobbies: Metal Fabrication, Building Custom Circuit Boards and Amateur
  • Viewing the Solar Eclipse: 5 Things to Know

    A perfect lineup of the sun, moon and Earth will be visible across North America for the first time in 38 years on Monday, Aug. 21, 2017.  One of the grandest and most fleeting natural spectacles known to humanity, this total solar eclipse is predicted to be the most viewed ever.  Here are five things for Airmen and families to know for a safe
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Master Sgt. Wesley Bonin

    Rank/Name: Master Sgt. Wesley Bonin   Unit:  913th Operations Support Squadron Position/Duty Title: Survival Evasion Resistance Escape (SERE) Specialist Hometown:  Kaplan, LA Time in Service: 19 years Time at Little Rock: 3 years Goals: To be a great husband and father   Hobbies: Hiking and swimming Air Force Core Value portrayed: Integrity and
  • Fleet services: Keeping C-130s from causing stink

    Imagine the smell of a porta-potty: strong, distinct and likely repulsive. Being 12,000 feet in the air in a small, cramped aircraft only serves to amplify that rancid smell. The 19th Logistics Readiness Squadron Fleet Services Airmen are in charge of the unenviable task of waste removal. "Picture flying 15 hours and smelling the toilet the whole
  • Fuel: Lifeblood of aircraft

    Senior Airman Stefan Stephenson-Shipp, 19th Maintenance Squadron fuel systems journeyman, inspects a C-130J auxiliary tank Aug. 14, 2017, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. The auxiliary tank can hold up to 500 pounds of fuel and is located on the wing of the C-130J. Stephenson-Shipp ensured there weren’t structural weaknesses and other
  • 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

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