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  • Base's oldest aircraft are GONE!

    Editors note: This is part one of a three part series. A war hero, credited with saving the lives of Little Rock Airmen overseas in Somalia over a decade ago, was retired after 34 years of service here recently. Aircraft 37-888, a C-130E, made its final journey off the Little Rock AFB flightline on its way to Davis-Monthan AFB, Ariz. to be placed
  • Tooting his own horn: NCO sets sights for the 'Tops'

    A Little Rock NCO will be tooting his own horn in 2007 with the Tops In Blue, the Air Force's Premier Entertainment ensemble. Master Sgt. Clayton "Buddy" Johnson, a 314th Communications Squadron base equipment control officer, was chosen as a trombonist with the ensemble. Since being selected for the team, Sergeant Johnson has been honing his chops
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  • 463rd Airlift Group shows AMC excellence

    Despite deployed members, a busy schedule and other commitments the members of the 463rd Airlift Group were able to show Air Mobility Command Inspector General representatives that their unit is excellent when it comes to doing its job. AMC IG representatives came to Little Rock Air Force Base Nov. 15-20 to inspect the unit during not one, but two
  • Maintainers give 'Herks' extreme makeovers

    Little Rock Air Force Base maintainers are giving the Air Force's workhorse tactical airlifters extreme makeovers The 314th Maintenance Squadron refurbishment flight is taking battle weary, 40-year-old C-130 and in 27 work days, returning them to "showroom new" condition with a 100 percent quality assurance pass rate. The 16 person flight consists
  • Little Rock sees drop in sexual assaults

    Little Rock Air Force Base has seen a dip in sexual assaults and the 2005 to 2006 fiscal years mark the lowest two-year period for sexual assault in the last 10 years. There have traditionally been spikes in sexual assault here in the months of May, August, and November -- the highest risk month of the year. Although November is coming to a close,
  • Reservist named top Air Force female athlete

    Air Force Services selected an individual mobilization augmentee as the Air Force Female Athlete of the Year for 2006. Capt. Linda Jeffery is a services officer in the 314th Services Squadron at Little Rock AFB, Ark., and the award recognizes her accomplishments in golf from Oct. 1, 2005, to Sept. 30, 2006. "I was actually pretty shocked (to win
  • Congressman thanks veterans for peaceful elections

    More than 250 Airmen, family members and community leaders gathered at Heritage Park Nov. 9 to honor Veterans, past and present, in a formal retreat ceremony and listen as civilian and military leaders gave remarks about today's military. U.S. Congressman Vic Snyder, the 2nd Congressional District representative, reflected on his time in the early
  • Base honors veterans, history

    In 1926 Congress approved the commemoration of the end of World War I with a holiday known as Armistice Day. Almost thirty years later Congress approved a change that would bring recognition to all veterans and was hereby known as Veterans Day. It was in honor of this day that the men and women of Little Rock Air Force Base gathered in formation at
  • First ICDS, JPADS instructor training begins

    Units from across the C-130 and C-17 communities are gathered here this week to "train the trainers" on the Improved Container Delivery System and the Joint Precision Airdrop System. Ten active duty, Air National Guard, and reserve units spent the week in two phases of ground training and then put their skills to work with operational training,
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