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  • Base sets new Air Show record

    More than a quarter million people came out to Little Rock Air Force Base's Airpower Arkansas Air Show Saturday and Sunday to watch civilian and military performance teams strut their stuff for the crowd. Topping all other years was a major goal of Air Show coordinators and performers as Little Rock AFB will not host an air show for a few years due
  • Quarterly award winners announced

    Congratulations to the following Little Rock Air Force Base Quarterly Award winners: - The Airman of the Quarter is Airman 1st Class David Hazzard, 314th Maintenance Squadron. - The NCO of the Quarter is Tech. Sgt. Aaron McCoy, 314th Operations Group. - The Senior NCO of the Quarter is Senior Master Sgt. Andre Parker, 314th Medical Operations
  • Little Rock AFB Airman selected as Miss Arkansas

    An Airman assigned to Little Rock Air Force Base was selected as Miss Arkansas USA Saturday (Oct. 28) evening in the Donald W. Reynolds Auditorium on the campus of the University of Central Arkansas. Kelly George is a resident of Sherwood, Ark.; she's a second lieutenant and Deputy Chief of Public Affairs for the 314th Airlift Wing and the largest
  • Blue Angel pilot to test MAAS installation

    The first Blue Angel arrived Wednesday to test the installation of a mobile aircraft arresting system installed by 314th Civil Engineer Squadron and 819th RED HORSE Airmen from Malstrom Air Force Base, Mont., last week. The 2 1/2-day installation of the MAAS was certified by Navy Lt. Kevin Davis, Blue Angel #7, as he landed his aircraft and hooked
  • Base to hold first mass formation honoring Veteran's Day

    In line with Air Force Smart Operations for the 21st Century initiative, base officials have decided to exchange the monthly group-hosted retreat ceremonies with a biannual retreat for Veteran's Day and Memorial Day - the first of which is 3:45-4:15 p.m. Thursday at Heritage Park. Base leadership decided to conduct formal retreat ceremonies in
  • Parents role in prevention of cavities in young children

    Many new parents today may not realize the importance of their child's teeth at an early age. It is true that children will loose their first set of teeth (called primary teeth), but parents often neglect the health of these first teeth, which are very important to a child's future. Primary teeth are actually the building blocks of permanent teeth.
  • Circumstances of damaging government property

    Have you ever wondered what happens to those people who damage, lose or destroy government property? Well, it depends on the circumstances. All property that is lost, damaged or destroyed goes through a Report of Survey procedure for accountability. If it's found that the loss, damage or destruction is a result of gross negligence, willful neglect
  • 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