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  • 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
  • Clowning around

  • 189th Operations Group changes command

    The Arkansas Air National Guard's 189th Operations Group on Aug. 5 changed commanders with the new commander vowing the unit's focus will remain on student training. Lt. Col. Steve Eggensperger, formerly the 154th Training Squadron commander, slipped into the group's pilot seat that was vacated by Col. Jim Summers who is now the 189th Airlift
  • Arkansas Air Guard officer to receive national award

    Known as a front-line community leader who will "make a way out of no way" to serve others, Arkansas Air National Gurad Maj. Phylinthia Givens was recently selected in July as winner of the National Women of Color's Technology All-Star Award. Major Givens will receive the prestigious Technology All-Star Award Nov. 2, during the 12th Annual National
  • Airmen missing chance on low-cost car tags

    Military members and retirees in Arkansas are missing out on an inexpensive way to put a license plate on their vehicle and show their patriotism, according to one state official. Low-cost Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom license plates have been an option for service members since the state legislature passed a law allowing them in 2005. But
  • Maintainers clean up with command award

    The 314th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron has been chosen as the Air Education and Training Command representative for the Chief of Staff of the Air Force Team of Excellence Award. The maintainers are noted for their development of a C-130 Engine Compressor Wash Hose Cart Project. The innovation now allows them to wash all four C-130 engines
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