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  • Summer – A time to enjoy family, friends, and practice good risk management

    As Airmen approach and plan for summer activities, leadership at all levels should take the time to discuss risk management and highlight hazards Airmen may encounter during the upcoming months.
  • Port Dawg Memorial Run

    The Port Dog Memorial Run is held to remember Airmen from the 19th Logistics Readiness Squadron who have given their lives. This run, which is the largest memorial run in the United States Air Force, is also hosted by other aerial ports from around the world during Transportation Week.
  • TLR honors Police Week with partner services

    Team Little Rock Airmen recognized Police Week with numerous competitions and events at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, May 13-17, 2019.
  • Team Little Rock Airmen return home

    Nearly 150 Team Little Rock Airmen returned home from a deployment where they provided tactical combat airlift support to various components around the area of responsibility.
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Staff Sgt. Jesse Lewis

    Name and Rank: Staff Sgt. Jesse LewisUnit: 19th Maintenance GroupDuty title: Maintenance schedulerHometown: Huntsville, AlabamaTime in service: 5 years, 4 monthsTime at Little Rock: 5 years, 1 monthGoals: Complete Community College of the Air Force degree and 20 years in the Air ForceHobbies: Video gaming, hiking, weightlifting, and Celtic
  • Reserve unit returns from deployment

    More than 100 Reserve Citizen Airmen from the 913th Airlift Group returned from deployment on May 19, 2019, from various bases in Southwest Asia in support of Operations Freedom’s Sentinel and NATO’s Resolute Support. The deployed group consisted of the 327th Airlift Squadron, 913th Maintenance Squadron, and is augmented by members of the 403rd Wing and active-duty personnel from the 19th Airlift Wing.
  • Virtual reality project introduces new training prospects

    Virtual reality is an emerging technology in today’s modern world. Its development has paved the way for numerous advancements in entertainment, health care, and even military training. Airmen have looked to using leading-edge technology, such as virtual reality, to meet the challenge of being innovative to propel today’s Air Force.
  • Air Force to pay up to $500 for spouse occupational license transfer during PCS

    The Air Force announced the spouse re-licensure reimbursement program, May 15, which would provide financial relief up to $500 to Airmen whose spouses must obtain state occupational relicensures or recertifications during a permanent change of station or assignment across state lines.
  • Little Rock AFB Community Council wins Abilene Trophy

    The Abilene Chamber of Commerce officially presented the Little Rock Air Force Base Community Council with the 2018 annual Air Mobility Command Community Support Award, known as the Abilene Trophy, at a ceremony on Little Rock AFB, May 14, 2019. The Abilene Trophy was established in 1999 to recognize the community that best supports an Air Mobility Command base each calendar year. The Abilene Trophy was given to the Little Rock AFB Community Council as a way to feature the outstanding support they provide Airmen, their families and the combat airlift mission.
  • Squadrons ‘Unite’ from ground up

    The Unite program is a new U.S. Air Force resiliency program implemented this fiscal year to support unit cohesion, team-building and morale. Throughout this initiative, nearly 40 AF bases created a new position, the community cohesion coordinator, to help allocate a total of $4 million in funding for 2019 intended to revitalize the squadron.
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