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  • Guard wing's first African-American female officer blazed trail

    Family members, peers, and friends attended the retirement ceremony of the first African-American female officer in the Arkansas Air National Guard Sept. 13. Maj. Magnolia L. Winkler retired after serving for 30 years in the Arkansas Air National Guard, 15 of which she spent as an officer in the Arkansas ANG. Maj. Winkler's retirement ceremony not
  • 3 Arkansas ANG units jump into hurricane relief support missions

    While hurricanes Gustav and Ike ripped up parts of Louisiana and Texas, a handful of Arkansas Air National Guardsmen deployed into their paths to help officials in both states prepare for the aftermath, while others helped repatriate 35 Louisianans who were evacuated to Little Rock before Gustav struck. Four Airmen from the 154th Weather Flight
  • Retirees helping retirees

    The Little Rock Air Force Base Retiree Activities Office serves as the interface between the active and retired communities. It is an official Air Force staffed by volunteers. All military retirees regardless of service, surviving spouses of retired and active-duty personnel and all military members about to retire are served by the RAO. John
  • QA - The Eyes And Ears

    Little Rock Air Force Base's 314th Maintenance Squadron and the 314th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron join forces to form the 314th Maintenance Group's Quality Assurance flight to ensure standards are upheld and maintenance is accomplished correctly and safely. Quality assurance consists of approximately 20 members combined from the 314th Maintenance
  • Youth hunter education course offered on base

    The 189th Airlift Wing's Youth Group will sponsor a youth hunter education class during the September unit training assembly weekend. The class is open to all military youth ages 10 and over.The class will be held Sept. 13-14, in the 189th Operations Group auditorium, Building 118. Class times are Sept. 13, 8 a.m. - 3 p.m., with an hour break for
  • Base senior NCO recognized by ANG

    A senior noncommissioned officer was presented the 2007 Air National Guard Air Force Communications and Information Award. Senior Master Sergeant Joe Lucchesi, the 189th Communications Flight communications computer systems superintendent, was chosen as the top senior NCO in the category of computer systems. Sergeant Lucchesi advocated funding,
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