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  • Airman boosts C-130J expertise via Rolls Royce course

    U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Christopher Clemons, 19th Maintenance Squadron aerospace propulsion journeyman, attended a 10-day Rolls Royce training class to further his knowledge of C-130J engines at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas. The class is held in Indianapolis, and is available for anyone to attend. Clemons was in a class of 10
  • Policy changes for Post-9/11 GI Bill transfers

    The Department of Defense postponed their previous effective date of July 12, 2018, to July 12, 2019. Since the policy change was effective immediately, service members who were previously eligible found themselves ineligible to transfer their benefits. To ensure issues were addressed fairly, the effective date was pushed back a year.
  • Little Rock AFB Airman wins AMC Spark Tank competition

    U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Travis Alton, 19th Logistics Readiness Squadron parachute rigger, won Air Mobility Command’s first Phoenix Spark Tank competition at the Airlift/Tanker Association Symposium at Grapevine, Texas, Oct. 27, 2018. Against 73 other competitors, Alton won for his development of the M-1 Parachute Release Timing Block Fail-Safe, coined by local leadership as the “Alton Block.”
  • Outbreak of E. coli Infections Linked to Romaine Lettuce

    CDC, public health and regulatory officials in several states, Canada, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are investigating a multistate outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli O157:H7 (E. coli O157:H7) infections linked to romaine lettuce.
  • ALS invites families to learn about NCO duties, base resources

    Airman Leadership School is now hosting a soirée for each ALS class to welcome Airmen and their families to the leadership team, and help bridge the gap between the family and Air Force organizations at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas. The first soirée was held in February 2018. In June 2018, it was revised from a briefing-based event to a
  • Fit to fight: Airmen enhance workout environment

    The Little Rock Air Force Base Fitness and Sports Center staff have been transforming their facility to maximize amenities and enhance the environment for Airmen and their families at Little Rock AFB, Arkansas. Starting in June 2018, one of the racquetball courts began a five-month conversion into a functional workout room where fitness center
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Airman 1st Class Nickolas Hatch

    Name and Rank: Airman 1st Class Nickolas Hatch Unit: 19th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Duty title: Electrical and environmental apprentice Hometown: Battle Ground, Washington Time in service: 18 months Time at Little Rock: 11 months Goals: Deploy and attain a 5-level qualification Hobbies: Playing Warhammer 40K Air Force Core Value portrayed: Service Before Self How does the individual portray the core value? Airman 1st Class Nickolas Hatch disregarded personal safey to run across the flightline and set the brake on an out of control rolling power unit. The power unit was rolling toward an aircraft. This action averted costly aircraft damage and unnecessary down time.
  • Service members, families observe Veterans Day

    Service members, families and community members from the surrounding area observed Veterans Day by placing flags on the graves of service members at the Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery in North Little Rock, Nov. 7, 2018. The remembrance was carried out at other cemeteries throughout the state as a precursor to Veterans Day, Nov. 11, 2018. Veterans
  • AMC commander talks care for Airmen, readiness with Team Little Rock

    Team Little Rock Airmen had the opportunity to interact with and tell their stories to Gen. Maryanne Miller, commander of Air Mobility Command, during a Nov. 1-2 visit to Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas. The two-day visit began at the base chapel, where Miller met with representatives from various organizations. This included the mental health
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Airman 1st Class Jacquelyn Ayala

    Name and Rank: Airman 1st Class Jacquelyn Ayala Unit: 19th Medical Support Staff Duty title: Commander Support Staff Hometown: McAllen, Texas Time in service: 1 year, 5 months Time at Little Rock: 1 year Goals: Complete CCAF before mid 2019 Hobbies: Traveling, swimming, anything outdoors and piano Location for photo: Command Section Medical Group Air Force Core Value portrayed: Excellence in all we do How does the individual portray the core value? Airman 1st Class Ayala is vital to the 23 programs that fall to her within the CSS. She not only supports 337 19th Medical Group members, but also one group commander, three squadron commanders and first sergeant. She tracks and updates 60 MDG Operation Instructions and ensures all EPR/OPRs are finalized in member’s records. She is also pursuing further education and currently POC for local women’s shelter.

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