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  • New AMC commander takes flight with Black Knights

    Lt. Gen. Michael Minihan recently visited Little Rock Air Force Base to complete his senior officer course on the C-130J Super Hercules. A command pilot with more than 3,400 flight hours, Minihan was promoted to the rank of General prior to assuming command of Air Mobility Command on Oct. 5, 2021.
  • Black Knights host Spouses’ Day

    The 19th Airlift Wing hosted a Spouses’ Day event Oct. 2, providing military spouses an opportunity to learn more about the mission of the installation and fly aboard a C-130J Super Hercules.
  • 18th Air Force command chief visits LRAFB

    Chief Master Sgt. Chad Bickley, 18th Air Force command chief, visited the men and woman of Little Rock Air Force Base during a multi-day tour, Sept. 29 to Oct. 2, 2021.
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Senior Airman Bryce Reed

    Senior Airman Bryce Reed, 19th Civil Engineer Squadron execution support technician, is recognized as the Combat Airlifter of the Week, Oct. 4, 2021.
  • 19th OSS intel team, analyst named best in AMC

    Airmen from the 19th Operations Support Squadron’s intelligence team were recently recognized in the Air Force Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Awards Program as being the best of the best across Air Mobility Command.
  • Commencing Department of Defense Actions and Implementation to Address Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment in the Military

    The establishment of the 90-day IRC on Sexual Assault in the Military, provided the Department a set of comprehensive and actionable recommendations to improve our approach in four lines of effort: accountability, prevention, climate and culture, and victim care and support.
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Airman 1st Class Joanna Silva

    Airman 1st Class Joanna Silva, 19th Force Support Squadron fitness center specialist, is recognized as the Combat Airlifter of the Week September 27, 2021.
  • SafeTALK trains Airmen to be suicide alert

    Airmen and civilians at Little Rock Air Force Base completed training to become Suicide Alert Helpers Sept. 16 in a course that goes a step further than the regular annual prevention training required for military members.
  • Little Rock AFB moves to HPCON Bravo

    By order of the installation commander, as of Sept. 23, 2021, Little Rock AFB has transitioned from Health Protection Condition (HPCON) Charlie to HPCON Bravo. 
  • Myths and facts about the vax — debunking common COVID-19 vaccine myths

    The COVID-19 vaccine has been mandated across the Department of Defense and despite its demonstrated effectiveness and safety, a host of myths have left some Airmen and Guardians hesitant to receive it. While social media posts and some news outlets may make it harder to keep up with what is fact or fiction, the science is clear … approved COVID-19 vaccines work.