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  • 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,
  • SSgt brings home the gold

    A 314th Services Squadron staff sergeant earned a gold medal when he and 11 other Airmen teamed up against other military branches in the 2006 Armed Services Basketball Tournament recently.Staff Sgt. Marcus Oats, the fitness center personal training and education coordinator, spent a month working with 11 other teammates to prepare for the
  • Base community council meeting highlights online help website for Airmen

    The Little Rock Air Force Base Community Council, a private organization of community leaders who strongly support Little Rock Air Force Base, held its fourth quarter membership luncheon Nov. 14. More than 160 people attended the luncheon held at the Little Rock Air Force Base Conference Center. The guest speaker, Keith Bruch, Air Force Quality of
  • Airmen earn accolades from Governor for saving lives

    Airmen are heroes while deployed; they're also heroes at home day in and day out in Central Arkansas according to Ark. Governor Mike Huckabee. Col. Jim Carroll, Lt. Col. John Powers and Jim Harrington, 314th Medical Group, were honored Nov. 17 by the American Red Cross of Greater Arkansas with the 'Military Award;' an award annually sponsored by a