News happening around Little Rock Air Force Base


  • NDI: nothing slips through the cracks

    No matter how well we maintain our equipment, wear and tear and metal fatigue can occur without visible signs. Responsible for employing noninvasive methods to inspect the insides of metal objects, nondestructive inspection specialists identify possible defects in systems and equipment before anything can become a dangerous problem.
  • 314th AW welcomes new commander

    Col. Joseph Miller assumed command of the 314th Airlift Wing from Col. Stephen Hodge during a change of command ceremony at Little Rock Air Force Base, June 16.
  • Deployed airlift squadron resupplies U.S. forces in Africa

    A U.S. Air Force C-130J Super Hercules from the 75th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron, onloads Department of Defense personnel in Somalia, June 10, 2020. The 75th EAS provides strategic airlift capabilities across the Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa area of responsibility.
  • 314th AW commander takes final flight at Little Rock AFB

    Col. Stephen Hodge, 314th Airlift Wing commander, piloted his final C-130J Super Hercules sortie as commander of the wing, June 12.
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Airman 1st Class Klyde Calalo

    This week's Combat Airlifter of the Week is Airman 1st Class Klyde Calalo, 61st Airlift Squadron loadmaster.
  • Little Rock Airman receives Bronze Star Medal, reflects on teamwork

    Senior Master Sgt. Ismael Rosa, 19th Logistics Readiness Squadron Vehicle Management Flight superintendent, was presented with a Bronze Star Medal for his actions during a 2019 deployment in Afghanistan, June 10.
  • Lt. Gen. Jacqueline Van Ovost nominated to be next AMC commander

    As Gen. Maryanne Miller, Air Mobility Command commander, prepares to retire after a 39-year career, Lt. Gen. Jacqueline Van Ovost, AMC deputy commander, has been nominated as her successor.
  • Deter, Detect and Defeat: MWD training safeguards TLR

    The 19th Security Forces Squadron recently certified the newest military working dog drug detection team on Little Rock Air Force Base. With over 28 years of cumulative service, Tech. Sgt. Brooks Jones, 19th SFS MWD trainer and handler, and MWD Alfa, stand ready to uphold the standards set by the Uniform Code of Military Justice and make a positive impact on the base.
  • AMC experiments with JADC2 to enhance the Joint Force

    For the first time, Air Mobility Command Airmen conducted a commercial beyond line of sight (BLOS) communication and tactical data link experiment to update a mixed formation en-route to a simulated threat area during the U.S. Air Force Weapons School Joint Forcible Entry training scenario held outside of Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, on June 6, 2020.
  • LRAFB, Dyess demonstrate agile combat airlift during JFE exercise

    Little Rock and Dyess Air Force Base launched 19 C-130J Super Hercules in support of the U.S. Air Force Weapons School’s Joint Forcible Entry exercise at the Nevada Test and Training Range, June 6.