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  • Little Rock AFB Airman innovation saves $750K

    At Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, the 19th Maintenance Group back shop was assigned an additional task of overhauling C-130J ramp actuators, which are responsible for locking and unlocking the ramp during ground and air operations. In order to overhaul an actuator, a safety fixture is required to house the actuator per regulations.
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Master Sgt. Stacy Hunt

    Name and Rank: Master Sgt. Stacy Hunt Unit: 96th Aerial Port Squadron/34th Combat Training Squadron Duty title: NCO in charge of Special Handling/Mission Support Operations Superintendent Hometown: Little Rock, Arkansas Time in service: 14 Years Time at Little Rock: 6 Months Goals: Help my Airmen achieve their career and personal goals, while supporting the Air Force Reserve mission. Hobbies: Field trials with pointing dogs, CrossFit, other physical fitness activities, and travel Air Force Core Value portrayed: Excellence in All We Do How does the individual portray the core value? As a reservist on military personnel appropriation orders Master Sgt. Hunt is assigned to the 96th APS and 34th CTS. Hunt helps ensure equipment loads are air-worthy for shipment during Green Flag Little Rock’s participation in Joint Readiness Training Center exercises. JRTC is the capstone readiness exercise for the U.S. Army and its components before their deployments. GFLR prepares combat airlifters for deployments, airdrops, SERE training, and cargo airlift.
  • 18th Air Force commander’s spouse highlights education, license reciprocity

    Kelly Barrett, wife of the 18th Air Force commander, visited Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, with her husband Jan. 29-31 to discuss issues affecting military spouses and their families. Accompanied by military spouses, Barrett discussed the hardships they face such as child education, license reciprocity and taking care of the Air Force
  • Team Little Rock opens welcome center

    All Airmen arriving at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, will now be met with a streamlined in-processing method at the newly established Combat Airlift Welcome Center, located in the Walters Community Support Center. The Combat Airlift Welcome Center will be one of the first stops for new Airmen arriving at Little Rock AFB and will serve as a one-stop shop for new Airmen and their families to process through the military personnel section, medical, traffic management office and finance, as well as get exposed to base helping agencies.
  • Father, son share Air Force journey

    For some, joining the Air Force at a young age may seem like the only option, but for others it only gets better with age. U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Moises Garrido, 19th Maintenance Squadron aerospace ground equipment apprentice, decided to follow his dream and serve alongside his son by enlisting in the Air Force at age 37.
  • Team Little Rock celebrates Black History Month with Unity 5K

    Little Rock Air Force Base hosted a Unity 5K Feb. 8, 2019 in recognition of Black History Month.
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Staff Sgt. Ryan McHaney

    Staff Sgt. Ryan McHaney leads after-hours supply operations and provides flawless logistics support. He developed work center training continuity and trained three newly-assigned Airmen. Additionally, he serves as a court-appointed special advocate and has aided in the successful reunification of three children with their families.
  • EOD Airmen prepare for Tier 2 Test at LRAFB

    Explosive Ordnance Disposal Airmen assigned to the 19th Civil Engineer Squadron at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, are preparing for the new Tier 2 Physical Fitness Test on which they will be officially tested in the near future. The Tier 2 test examines precise critical fitness capabilities of Airmen with specific jobs making sure they are
  • Honorary Commanders: Little Rock AFB family grows

    The 19th Airlift Wing hosted an honorary commander induction ceremony at Hangar 1080 on Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Jan. 31, 2019, welcoming three new civic leaders into the Team Little Rock family.
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Staff Sgt. Caleb Tibbets

    Name and Rank: Staff Sgt. Caleb Tibbits Unit: 189th Civil Engineer Squadron Duty title: Power Production Technician Hometown: Munford, Tennessee Time in service: 6 years and 6 months Time at Little Rock: 6 years and 1 month Goals: Take the fundamentals of engineering exam this year; start working on his master’s degree in the next couple of years. Hobbies: Working on small house projects, cooking, and unicycling. Location for photo: Checking generators outside the 189th Maintenance Squadron Air Force Core Value portrayed: Service Before Self How does the individual portray the core value? Tibbits is very dependable and can be counted on for any task. He volunteered to work out of his Air Force Specialty Code at the Blackjack Drop Zone making repairs to road and infrastructure supporting Team Little Rock.

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