News happening around Little Rock Air Force Base


  • October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

    Domestic violence can happen to anyone regardless of race, age, sexual orientation, religion or gender. Domestic violence affects people of all socioeconomic backgrounds and education levels. Domestic violence occurs in both opposite-sex and same-sex relationships and can happen to intimate partners who are married, living together or
  • Domestic Violence Awareness: Stages of Abuse

    Domestic violence is a cyclic experience. The domestic violence cycle consists of the following stages:Tension building stageYou can feel the tension. You feel like you're "walking on eggshells," or like an abusive episode can happen at any time. The unpredictability of your partner and the situation may feel even worse than the actual
  • 19th AW will host Black Knight Heritage Dinner

    19th Airlift Wing personnel and their guests are invited to the 19th Airlift Wing Black Knight Heritage Dinner from 6 - 10 p.m. Oct. 9 at Hangar 276. The Black Knight Heritage Dinner will celebrate the first anniversary of the standup of the 19th Airlift Wing, as well as 82 years of Black Knight history. "We are celebrating a part of our heritage
  • Fire Prevention Week: rekindling awareness

    With eight fire incidents in base housing this year, Little Rock Air Force Base fire fighters are hoping to rekindle fire awareness during Fire Prevention Week next week. The 19th Civil Engineer Squadron is planning several events designed to educate base Airmen and families regarding fire prevention. "This year's theme is 'Stay fire smart! Don't
  • CINC IEA: Base ready to show its best!

    (Editor's note: this is the third article in a three-part series about the upcoming visit by five colonels from Air Mobility Command headquarters who will visit the command's three finalists for the Commander in Chief's Installation Excellence Award. The colonels are scheduled to visit Little Rock Air Force Base Oct. 5) During the 2009 fiscal year,
  • Save a Life tour comes to the Rock

    People are the Air Force's most important asset; that's why the Air Force Safety Center has contracted Kramer International to present installations across the U.S. with the "Save a Life Tour." The tour is a high-impact alcohol awareness program that uses a video presentation, drunk driving simulators, displays, and personal experience to drive
  • Twin brothers reunite at 380 AEW

    It had been more than three years since they had seen each other, but that was about to change. Staff Sgt. Bryant Preston, 380th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron, was at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., when he found out he was deploying to the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing here. Shortly after, Senior Airman Erik Preston, 380th Expeditionary
  • MoH recipient visits base, dedicates plane

    A real American hero visited Little Rock Air Force Base Sept. 25, speaking with Airman Leadership School students and dedicating an F-105 aircraft at the Jacksonville Museum of Military History.Retired Col. Leo Thorsness, a former prisoner of war and Medal of Honor recipient, also spoke at the base's Community Council Luncheon at the Jacksonville
  • Airmen communicating is key

    Enlisted Airmen from across the base assembled at Heritage Park Sept. 24 for an enlisted call to discuss communication among the ranks and questions and concerns Airmen are having. Chief Master Sgt. Anthony Brinkley, 19th Airlift Wing command chief addressed the Airmen. "We need to communicate better because we can't take care of you, and we can't