News happening around Little Rock Air Force Base


  • 19th MDG excels in Joint Commission inspection

    The 19th Medical Group at Little Rock Air Force Base recently underwent a two and a half day inspection from The Joint Commission. The Joint Commission is an independent, not-for-profit organization that evaluates over 20,000 health care organizations and programs across the United States.
  • LRAFB hosts Retiree Appreciation Day

    Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas hosted the 2019 Retiree Appreciation Day Sept. 21, 2019. The event had 64 vendors that provided a variety of information for the approximately 200 retirees who were in attendance.
  • Gold Star Families Memorial Monument dedication

    The Gold Star Families Memorial Monument is unveiled during a ceremony at the State Capitol Building in Arkansas, Sept. 28, 2019. More than 400 people gathered behind the capitol to watch the event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Grace Nichols)
  • CBRN instructors prepare Black Knights for upcoming exercise

    Twice per year, the 19th Airlift Wing pulls members together to exercise real-world events in a simulated, contested environment. Airmen continue to do their job in supporting and completing the mission while operating in mission oriented protective posture gear.
  • Former TLR Command Chief speaks about resilience

    Team Little Rock hosted an event with guest speaker retired Chief Master Sgt. Anthony Brinkley, CEO of On The Brink Consulting, who spoke about the importance of resiliency to Airmen on base.
  • TLR mayors’ tour connects civic leaders with Ready Warriors

    Team Little Rock welcomed Arkansas community leaders for a mayors’ tour on Sept. 24 to connect civic leaders with the base’s mission sets and highlight readiness efforts.
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Staff Sgt. Christopher McElveen

    Name and Rank: Staff Sgt. Christopher McElveen Unit: 19th Operations Group Duty title: Group resource advisor Time in service: 10 years Time at Little Rock: 7 years Goals: Become a first sergeant Hobbies: Duck Hunting and ATVs Air Force Core Value portrayed: Service Before Self Why was the individual selected and how do they display the core value? McElveen is very dedicated to the mission and responsibilities at the 19th Operations Group. He is a selfless leader to his peers and subordinates.
  • Mobility Guardian Public Affairs hosts Media Day

    Numerous media outlets and freelance journalists participated in Media Day during Mobility Guardian 2019.
  • LRAFB DDRP wins 2019 Red Ribbon Award

    The office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness annouced Sept. 5, 2019, that the 19th Airlift Wing Drug Demand Reduction Program won the 29th annual Secretary of Defense Community Drug Awareness Award, which is given to one installation from each military branch, making LRAFB the 2019 U.S. Air Force category winner. The Red Ribbon Award highlights all the prevention efforts that have been made throughout the past year by the DDRP’s joint service and multiagency coalition.
  • OCTs train, assess mobility Airmen throughout MG19

    Air Mobility Command has dedicated the majority of September 2019 bringing together Airmen from across the globe for Exercise Mobility Guardian, the command’s largest mobility exercise.

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