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  • 189 AW change of command announced

    The 189th Airlift Wing will change hands at a Nov. 3 change of command ceremony , announced Brig. Gen. Riley Porter, the Arkansas Air National Guard commander, at the wing's Oct. 14 commander's call. Col. Jim Summers, the unit's current vice commander, will replace Col. Dwight Balch, who will join General Porter at Arkansas ANG Headquarters as
  • Senior NCO shines in sortie success

    Air Education and Training Command recently recognized a 314th Maintenance Squadron Senior NCO for his part in keeping the 314th Airlift Wing mission flying.Master Sgt. Dion Fernau was selected as the AETC-level nominee for the Air Force's 2007 General Lew Allen, Jr. Award's senior NCO category. The award recognizes the outstanding accomplishments
  • Be careful at the base lake

    Last month, the 314th Civil Engineer Squadron started pumping water from the base lake so maintenance could be performed and improvements could be made. Water levels will be the lowest they have been in over 25 years, exposing potential hazards. This decrease in water levels caused a marshy area to form around the lakes, raising additional safety
  • 463 AG shows appreciation to Blytheville

    The 463rd Airlift Group gave back to the local community and employees of the Blytheville-Gosnell International Airport Authority with a display of combat exercises and C-130 capabilities last week. Two C-130 static displays, briefs on air-drops, hands-on night vision opportunities and demonstrations of the Hercules training were all part of events
  • Reflecting back, looking forward

    This week I want to briefly take a look back and then start looking toward the future. First, I want to thank every member of the 314th Airlift Wing for their participation in last Friday's Wingman Day activities. By all indications, the event was a success. I have seen some preliminary feedback and am taking it to heart. Wing agencies will look at
  • AETC/CCC touches on leadership, today's NCO strengths

    Warriors. Excellence. Selflessness. Words that portray Airmen today, according to Chief Master Sgt. Mark Luzader, Command Chief Master Sergeant of Air Education and Training Command. That's a lot to say about an entire force, but Chief Luzader highlighted the fact that our Air Force has been flying and fighting continuously for the last 16 years.
  • No trespassing

    The Combat Arms small arms firing range complex on Little Rock AFB is "Off Limits" to all unauthorized personnel. Unexploded ordinance and live-fire creates hazards to unauthorized personnel. The Combat Arms rifle, pistol, machine gun, and grenade ranges are located on the east end of the base, east of the 314th Civil Engineer Squadron Readiness
  • Military ball challenges set forth to private organizations

    Seven Little Rock Air Force Base Airmen will get a chance to celebrate the Air Force's 60th Anniversary thanks to the Air Force Association. The organization known for being "The Force Behind the Force" stepped forward Tuesday and picked up the tab for some of the Air Force's youngest members to attend the Little Rock Air Force Base Military Ball
  • Wingman Day set

    All 314th Airlfit Wing units will take time to stand down from their normal training mission Aug. 31 to spend time concentrating on cultivating the Wingman mentality. The Wingman Day will allow Airmen to celebrate our units' accomplishments; discuss three important issues: Safety, Relationships, and Responsible Alcohol Use; emphasize available
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