News happening around Little Rock Air Force Base


  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Airman 1st Class Candace Carrico

    Name and Rank: Airman 1st Class Candace CarricoUnit: 19th Civil Engineer SquadronDuty title: Emergency management journeymanHometown: Orland, CaliforniaTime in service: 2 yearsTime at Little Rock: 1 year, 6 monthsGoals: Earn a degree in nursing and commission Hobbies: Photography, reading, painting, and sportsAir Force Core Value portrayed:
  • Asian American Pacific Islander Cultural Festival

    The purpose of the Asian American Pacific Islander Cultural Festival is to inform base members of the rich cultures available in the Asian-Pacific region.
  • TLR Airmen compete in annual CLEAR challenge

    The purpose of the CLEAR challenge was to shine light on the topics of sexual assault and substance abuse by encouraging intervention and wingmanship.
  • Little Rock AFB hosts Junior ROTC Expo

    Students from nine high schools across Arkansas, Mississippi and Tennessee were invited to attend a Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps Expo at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, May 3. More than 300 cadets from multiple Air Force, Army, and Navy Junior ROTC programs attended the event to experience the active-duty lifestyle as a service member for a day.
  • TLR hosts Holocaust remembrance service

    Team Little Rock honored Holocaust victims by hosting a speaker and showing a video that displayed the survivors perspective of the Holocaust.
  • Little Rock honors freedom of speech, press with Law Day

    The Little Rock Air Force Base legal office and Law Day committee hosted a Law Day presentation May 1, 2019 at LRAFB.
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Staff Sgt. Dustin Rice

    Name and Rank:   Staff Sgt. Dustin RiceUnit: 34th Combat Training SquadronDuty title: C130J instructor loadmaster and director of exercises mobility guardianHometown: Marshall, North CarolinaTime in service: 10 yearsTime at Little Rock: 5.5 yearsGoals: Improve C130J instructorship and promote to technical sergeantHobbies: Camping with family and
  • Little Rock Airmen test next generation gas mask

    Airmen from Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, tested the capabilities of the M69 Joint Service Aircrew Mask Strategic Aircraft for implementation and field use for individual respiratory, ocular and percutaneous protection against chemical biological agents on the C-130J airframe April 25 – 30. The M69 is intended to replace the Aircrew Eye and Respiratory Protection system.
  • TLR partners with community in mass-casualty exercise

    Airmen from Little Rock Air Force Base worked alongside 90 first responders and nearly 100 volunteers to simulate an aircraft accident and response at Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport in Little Rock, Arkansas, April 23, 2019. Team Little Rock Airmen participated as both actors and observers in support of the airport’s Federal Aviation Administration required triennial mass-casualty exercise. These exercises are used to provide travelers the safest measures possible during chaotic situations.
  • Giving back to the military child: Family Fest 2019

    More than 2,000 people attended Family Fest 2019 at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, April 27, 2019.Family Fest attendees had the opportunity to participate in a variety of activities such as games, a petting zoo, Easter egg hunts, flower potting and many others. Over 50 Airmen and civilians volunteered their time to support the annual

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