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  • LRAFB cadre lead way for top-tier Weapons Officers

    “Humble, approachable, credible;” this is the mantra that is engrained into pilots and loadmasters from the first day they step foot into the 29th Weapons Squadron.
  • LRAFB crews support Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa

    C-130J Super Hercules crews assigned to the 19th Airlift Wing support Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti.
  • Celebrating 50 years of C-130 training at LRAFB

    It is often said that “Herk Nation starts here” at Little Rock Air Force Base. After all, every C-130J Super Hercules pilot and crew member receives training here. Wherever they go, if they’re flying or working in a C-130, they first learned how to do it at Little Rock AFB.
  • MyVector updates help connect Airmen, Guardians

    MyVector is one of the many tools Airmen and Guardians can use to enhance their career development, including tracking personal development and assignments, writing performance evaluations, and connecting with mentors as well as mentoring others.
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Maj. Austin Merkel

    Maj. Austin Merkel, Detachment 3 Air Mobility Command Air Operations Squadron simulator certification instructor pilot, is recognized as the Combat Airlifter of the Week October 18, 2021.
  • Aim High: Arkansas high school students visit LRAFB

    Little Rock Air Force Base teamed up with the Air and Space Force Recruiting Office in Arkansas to host more than 60 high school students for a recruiting event, Oct. 13. The recruiting event, known as Aim High, offered prospective recruits and community leaders from across the state an opportunity to tour the base and learn about various career opportunities.
  • Air Force announces changes for enlisted promotion recommendation points

    Air Force officials recently announced changes to the Enlisted Evaluation System’s promotion recommendation point matrix.
  • Arnold Gate closes for construction project

    The Arnold Gate at Little Rock Air Force Base will be closed to all traffic beginning Oct. 11, 2021 through Jan. 27, 2022 for a construction project.
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Staff Sgt. Jessica Pacheco

    Staff Sgt. Jessica Pacheco, 19th Operations Support Squadron NCO in charge of aircrew flight equipment, is recognized as the Combat Airlifter of the Week October 11, 2021.
  • TLR hosts Senior Leader Spouse Immersion tour

    Team Little Rock recently hosted the Senior Leader Spouse Immersion tour. The immersion included visits to key areas around LRAFB with the intent of familiarizing spouses on the base to better equip them in assisting Airmen and their families.