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  • First three new homes open in base housing

    Airmen and their families got a taste of what life will be like on Little Rock Air Force Base Wednesday when the first three of 107 new homes American Eagle Communities is building here. Brig. Gen. Kip Self, 314th Airlift Wing commander, his wife, Sue and Howard Lazarus, American Eagle director of operations, joined the family of the first
  • Air Guard recapitalization, training on command chief’s mind

    The Air National Guard is committed to the Air Force's goals of winning the war on terror, taking care of Airmen and recapitalizing the Air Force, the Air Guard's top enlisted leader said here in an interview Oct. 21. The biggest difference is the organization is taking a different approach for recapitalization, said Chief Master Sgt. Richard
  • Base teen earns two congressional medals

    Alana Brunke a sophomore at North Pulaski High School, was honored with two Congressional Medals by Congressman Vic Snyder. Alana and her parents, Niki Brunke and retired Tech. Sgt. Alan Brunke, 314th Maintenance Squadron, visited Congressman Snyder's office in Little Rock where the Congressman and his staff alike commented on how rare it was for
  • 189th AW deploys to Camp Warlord for annual training

    War skills and ancillary training were the focus of the 189th Airlift Wing's annual training session June 3-11 as its members prepare for Air Expeditionary Force deployments later this year. About 200 members deployed to Camp Warlord June 3-4 and spent the night in the camp's field conditions, living nearly as they would in a deployed environment.
  • Base C-130J goes Hollywood

    It's their war, our world. The word is out. "Transformers" the movie will be hitting the big screen in the summer of 2007. This projected summer blockbuster, directed by Michael Bay, produced by Steven Spielberg, and starring a list of familiar faces such as Josh Duhamel from "Las Vegas," Michael Clarke Duncan from "The Green Mile," and Bernie Mac
  • A changing enemy: Camp Warlord preps Airmen for real world

    Camp Warlord, Little Rock Air Force Base's combat training facility, has changed its tactics to adapt to an ever-changing enemy. The training allows Airmen to complete all required deployment readiness training and prepares them for the challenges they will face in aerospace expeditionary force deployments. Camp Warlord transports Airmen to a
  • AETC civic leaders visit 'The Rock'

    Twenty-six civic leaders from every major Air Education and Training Command unit around the country will call Little Rock AFB home Monday and Tuesday as they experience life as a Little Rock Airman. The semi-annual business meeting is a Headquarters Air Education and Training Command sponsored event that educates prominent civic leaders on current
  • Medical group tackles provider shortage

    Deployments, permanent changes of stations and separations are a normal part of military life, but Little Rock Air Force Base members will now have to get used to the changes in a way that affects how they are seen at the 314th Medical Group. As of next week, the base will be short manned in the pediatric, family practice and flight medicine
  • Airmen render assistance in road-side accident

    In the hot Arkansas sun the pavement of Highway 67/167 radiated mirage-like waves undulating in the scorching air. A white mini van sat motionless its transformed shape of crunched metal, spun around to face the traffic as a plume of dust rose from the debris. On that day, July 11, a small crowd of bystanders stood gawking at the horrible
  • Inspection rescheduled for 2008

    With one phone call to Brig. Gen. Kip Self, 314th Airlift Wing commander, Air Education and Training Command officials rescheduled the wing's Operational Readiness Inspection to match up with the 463rd Airlift Group's inspection, set to take place in April 2008. "I was notified Friday that the AETC commander and vice commander concurred with our
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