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  • Lincoln's Bicentennial: A legacy of liberty

    On Feb. 3, 1958, President Dwight D. Eisenhower proclaimed May 1 as Law Day. Today, we celebrate the bicentennial of Abraham Lincoln's birth in 1809 and honor him with the theme "A Legacy of Liberty - Celebrating Lincoln's Bicentennial."Although best known for his presidency during a difficult time in American history, President Abraham Lincoln was
  • KOAH – Kids of America’s Heroes

    Kids of America's Heroes, an after school program designed to support the children of deployed Airmen, has taken off at Arnold Elementary school to help children cope with any stresses that may come with a parent being away. Mrs. Beth Mahoney, author of the books "Robby's C-130" and "101 Military Living Tips" created the KOAH program to provide a
  • Little Rock AFB announces Rodeo Teams

    During the April 17 Sports Day, the 19th and 314th Airlift Wings introduced their respective teams to compete in the Air Mobility Command's 2009 Rodeo. Rodeo is an opportunity to share, assess and improve training techniques and procedures leading to a more efficient fighting force. It increases cooperation from other countries' air forces as well
  • General attends ribbon cutting ceremony

    The commander of the 18th Air Force, from Scott Air Force Base, Ill., helped officials cut the ribbon on a combined headquarters at bldg. 318, April 16 during his visit to the base. "Today's ribbon cutting is a result of a 2005 base realignment and closure commission's findings, which allowed growth for Team Little Rock. This facility behind me
  • HERC achieving a green planet

    A new environmental policy has recently been established at Little Rock Air Force base to encourage Airmen to set goals to reduce their impact on the environment while still completing the mission for unrivaled Combat Airlift for America. Through this policy the base adopted the acronym HERC, Handle Environmental Resources Carefully. The acronym
  • 314th delivers road to U.S. Marine Corps

    In November 1950, as the US Army's Tenth Corps and 1st Marine Division pushed north to the Yalu River in Korea, their commanders believed the war would soon be over. Eating that years Thanksgiving meal along a tiny mountain road in the northern portion of Korea, the troops were determined to be home by Christmas. Little did they know this tiny
  • All in it together: 41st Airlift Squadron

    On March 11, Gen. Norton Schwartz, Air Force Chief of Staff, had a message for Airmen during a commander's call held at Langley AFB, Va.: "We are a family and everyone in this room counts." This is a message that the 41st Airlift Squadron lives day-to-day at Little Rock AFB. The 41 AS is comprised of a diverse group of military and civilian
  • Guard wing hauls home flight safety recognition

    The question isn't so much how did the Arkansas Air National Guard's 189th Airlift Wing earn an Air Force flight safety plaque, but where unit officials will put their latest. Air Force safety officials recently announced their annual winners, and the 189 AW earned its eighth flight safety plaque in the last nine years and was the only airlift wing
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