News happening around Little Rock Air Force Base


  • Army Honors the Honor Guard

    The Little Rock Air Force Base Honor Guard is "Army Strong." In appreciation of Army retirees, veterans and families, the Army awarded the Little Rock AFB Honor Guard the Arkansas Army National Guard Diamond Award and two of its members the Arkansas Exceptional Service Medal June 30 at the Hercules Dining Facility. Army Maj. Gen. William Wofford,
  • Delivering humanitarian airlift

    Airmen from the 19th Logistics Readiness Squadron are key components in Little Rock Air Force Base's Herculean mission crucial to wartime and humanitarian Combat Airlift efforts. "This year alone, the Aerial Operations Flight has moved 5,000 passengers, processed 1,250 tons of cargo, serviced 5,162 planes and rigged and recovered 6,874 air drop
  • Commander's Action Line: Base housing bargain?

    I've heard rent for the newly constructed, four-bedroom homes is $1,089 a month. I was under the impression that rent is based on your basic allowance for housing, not based on the floor plan. I am paying the E-7 BAH of $1,257 a month for the smaller four-bedroom floor plan. Can we all expect to receive this same deal? Housing at Little Rock Air
  • Sewing a smile

    The sewing ministry at the Little Rock Air Force Base chapel started with a friendship and continues to fashion new ones tied together and united for a good cause that helps people around the world. Miss Ora Brown and Ms. Jean Hobbs, a professional seamstress, would always shop together for fabric to supply their growing hobby of making clothes and
  • Airman earns $10,000 through IDEA program

    In these tough economic times, workers around the nation struggle to find ways to earn extra income simply to make ends meet. Through the Innovative Development through Employee Awareness, or IDEA, Program, an Airman from Little Rock Air Force Base turned a good idea into an extra $10,000. Tech Sgt. Brad Clark, 19th Component Maintenance Squadron
  • Airman selected as Thunderbird flight surgeon

    When the United States Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron, "Thunderbirds" announced officer selections for the 2010 demonstration season, a Little Rock Air Force Base captain was just what the doctor ordered ... literally. Capt. (Dr.) Thomas Bowden, 62nd Airlift Squadron flight surgeon, was picked to become the team's new flight surgeon, or

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