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  • Knowing safety ABCs earns free food

    The 19th Airlift Wing Safety Office's Operation Always Be Careful continues in conjunction with the 101 Critical Days of Summer, which runs through Labor Day weekend.Ground safety personnel will visit base housing and other public areas looking out for people who wear helmets while riding bicycles, skateboards and scooters; skaters wearing knee,
  • Air Traffic Control soars above the competition

    The 19th Operation Support Squadron Air Traffic Control was selected as the Air Mobility Command's Air Traffic Control Facility of the Year. "The award is given to an Air Traffic Control team at a particular unit that has made a notable contribution to the quality, safety or procedural development of the Air Traffic Control system; outstanding
  • Vehicle Management Flight breaks 20 year record

    Ten years ago, the collective efforts of a small vehicle maintenance flight broke the Little Rock Air Force Base vehicle maintenance record by keeping an astounding 95.4 percent of all base vehicles in service for a period of one month. Back in 1999, nobody had seen anything like it. In the 10 years of data kept on hand, no one had even come close
  • Base prepares for environmental audit

    The Air Mobility Command Audit Team visits Tuesday to Thursday to audit the Little Rock Air Force Base's Environmental Management System. An external audit is one of the International Organization for Standardization 14001 checklist items needed to attain conformance to ISO standards, as required by Executive Order 13423. ISO 14001 is one of a
  • CMSAF Gaylor: 'Today's Airmen are tops'

    Retired Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force No. 5 Robert Gaylor visited Little Rock Air Force Base May 14 and 15 for the 19th Security Forces Squadron Dining Out May 15. Chief Gaylor, a former Security Forces Squadron Airman, said he relishes the opportunity to speak with Airman and rarely takes a visit without seizing the opportunity to visit as
  • Guard wing's first African-American promoted to full-bird colonel

    Lt. Col. Ronald McDaniel made history May 2 when he pinned on colonel's eagles in a promotion ceremony in the 189th Airlift Wing maintenance hangar. The colonel is the wing's first African-American full-bird colonel, which is an historic moment since the unit traces its roots back to 1925 and was all male and all white until the early 1970s. Wing
  • Motorcycle registration now required on LRAFB.

    Officials implemented a program April 29 requiring all Department of Defense-employed motorcycle riders be registered before being allowed to ride on base. The program, which is mandatory for all military and DoD civilian employees and strongly encouraged for all contractors and dependents, will provide a means to identify the "skill" of a rider
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