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  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Staff Sgt. Melissa Tolliver

    Name and Rank: Staff Sgt. Melissa Tolliver Unit: 19th Operations Support Squadron Duty title: Aircrew flight equipment NCO in charge Hometown: St. Louis, Missouri Time in service: Eight years Time at Little Rock: Eight years Goals: To finish her bachelor's degree in two years and promote to technical sergeantHobbies: Fishing, boating and
  • Can’t fly without supply: materiel management circulates supplies

    Little Rock Air Force Base has multiple aircraft deployed across the globe in support of Combat Airlift at any given time, and the people of the 19th Logistics Readiness Squadron Materiel Management flight work behind the scenes to ensure C-130s deploy with parts needed to sustain mission requirements.The 19th LRS Materiel Management flight, often
  • It takes a village: UDM

    A group of Airmen step off a C130-J, duffle bags in hand. After a long flight, the unit has finally reached their deployment location. Though their time on station has only begun, the journey to get them there started long before they arrived.One Airman deploys, but a village of service members get them there. Without the help of a unit deployment
  • 19th Medical Group provides vital care

    Little Rock Air Force base is home to the 19th Medical Group, a clinic operated by military and civilian personnel servicing 653 individuals daily. The 19th MDG houses the Family Health section which serves a wide variety of needs, as well as other offices tailored to more specific avenues of care, such as dental, laboratory services, optometry
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Staff Sgt. Stephanie Serrano

    Name and Rank: Staff Sgt. Stephanie Serrano Unit: 19th Airlift Wing Public Affairs Duty title: Unit Deployment Manager Hometown: Barstow, California Time in service: Seven years Time at Little Rock: Three years and four months Goals: To become a Sign Language Interpreter and retire from the Air Force after 20+ years of honorable service.  Hobbies:
  • LRAFB celebrates Black History Month

    As part of the installation's diversity and inclusion group, the 913th Airlift Group hosted numerous activities to celebrate Black History Month throughout the month of February, 2018, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. The 913th AG arranged three events for Black History Month including a leadership panel, the Walk Past Hate essay competition and
  • 314th AW excellence mirrors founding unit

    Imagine being packed shoulder to shoulder in a C-47 Skytrain. As silence filled the cargo deck, paratroopers from the 62nd Troop Carrier Squadron mentally prepared for their unforeseen future. Little did they know June 6, 1944, would mark a moment in history, and shape a legacy worth honoring. Leo Rigard, a former engineer for the 62nd TCS,
  • Military saves week 2018: Take the pledge for financial security

    Military Saves Week started Feb. 26 to educate Airmen and their families about finances. This year marks the campaigns 12th anniversary for installations and organizations to promote good savings behavior and provide a chance for service members and their families to assess their own finances.
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: 2nd Lt Alan Chandler

    Name and Rank: 2d Lt Jeffery Alan ChandlerUnit: 96th Aerial Port SquadronDuty title: Officer in Charge of Aerial PortOperations and Passenger ServiceHometown: Nashville, ArkansasTime in service: 5 yearsTime at Little Rock: 5 yearsGoals: Be a beneficial force to help the 96APS maintain its excellenceHobbies: Reading, staying current on world
  • Airmen practice decontamination during exercise

    Aircrew from the 41st and 61st Airlift Squadron practiced responding to different alarm conditions while onboard a C-130J during  an exercise Feb. 23, 2018, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas. Aircrew donned full mission orientated protective posture gear in order to be evaluated on their ability to operate an aircraft while performing

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