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  • Trans NCO earns ANG recognition

    A transportation NCO in the 189th Logistics Readiness Squadron was named the Air National Guard's top transportation senior NCO recently. Master Sgt. James C. Johnson, a fleet vehicle management analyst, was presented the 2006 award at commander's call on April 15. He oversees a fleet of 124 vehicles comprised of more than 70 different types. Most
  • Guard supply NCO earns AF level recognition

    An Air National Guard master sergeant in the Arkansas Air National Guard's 189th Airlift Wing was named the top supply senior NCO in the reserve component recently. Master Sgt. Shawn Fahey, a material management craftsman, earned the award as a customer service representative in the Guard' 189th Logistics Readiness Squadron. On the job, he monitors
  • Air Base's economic impact down 5% due to slowing MILCON

    The Economic Impact Analysis report for FY2006, highlighting the Air Base's economic impact on the Central Arkansas economy, is now available. Click here to download the entire report.The Economic Impact Analysis provides information on the estimated economic effect a base/installment/activity has on its local and economic area. Those areas include
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  • Chapel Sponsors “Growing Marriage” Seminar

    People may turn to their religion for a variety of reasons - spiritual guidance, seeking personal help, and often times, relationship counseling. The base chapel is working to provide relationship help in a one-stop shopping venue for members of Team Little Rock. Author, marriage counselor and pastor Gary Chapman will lead "A Growing Marriage"
  • Building a better border

    More than 30 members of the Arkansas Air National Guard's 189th Civil Engineering Squadron and other members from around the 189th Airlift Wing helped secure America's southern border with Mexico during a two-week deployment March 31-April 14. Members welded fence into place three feet from the Arizona-Mexico border near Yuma, Ariz. They also
  • Guard's flight safety program on auto pilot

    For the sixth time in seven years, the Arkansas Air National Guard's 189th Airlift Wing was named the recipient of the Air Force's annual flight safety award. The unit previously earned the award in 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003 and 2005. Air Force officials recently announced the wing won for 2006. While earning safety plaques brings attention to the
  • Officer takes pride in taking care of deployers

    Captain Sharonda Graham, 314th Logistics Readiness Squadron, has been named the Air Education and Training Command Readiness Officer of the Year. Captain Graham's supports the Little Rock Air Force Base mission by making sure that all airmen are prepared for deployments by supplying them with everything they will need before they leave. "My job is
  • New combat squadron stands up at Little Rock

    LITTLE ROCK AIR FORCE BASE, Ark.(AFPN)-- The 41st Airlift Squadron became the newest members of the 463rd Airlift Group here in a ceremony April 6 as they added a new accomplishment to their resume--being named the first active-duty combat C-130J squadron in the Air Force. The Black Cats bring a distinguished history to the base as the third oldest
  • Wealth of financial advice available

    Financial readiness is a key to mission readiness that most Airmen don't realize until they have a problem. There are a number of programs on base to help military people get on the right foot financially, especially young Airmen who are starting their careers. "We all have financial questions, but not everyone knows where we can go for answers,"
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