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  • LRAFB library participates in 9/11 memorial, museum exhibit

    The Little Rock Air Force Base Library is excited to announce its participation in September 11, 2001: The Day That Changed the World, a poster exhibition that presents the history of 9/11, its origins, and its ongoing implications through the personal stories of those who witnessed and survived the attacks.
  • DAF announces mandatory COVID vaccine implementation guidelines for Airmen, Guardians

    Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall has released a service implementation plan that requires Airmen and Guardians to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by the following dates, unless seeking an exemption.
  • Family member travel screenings now automated for Airmen, Guardians

    As of Aug. 30, Department of the Air Force members with dependents selected for an assignment will receive an email and a myVector notification to complete the mandatory screening questionnaire electronically; paper copies of the AF Form 4380, Air Force Special Needs Screener, are no longer accepted.
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Senior Airman Kaylie Anderson

    Senior Airman Kaylie Anderson, 19th Contracting Squadron contracting specialist, is recognized as the Combat Airlifter of the Week September 6, 2021.
  • LRAFB Airman dies in off-base motorcycle crash

    An active-duty Airman assigned to the 19th Civil Engineer Squadron, Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, was killed during an off-base motorcycle crash in Gordonsville, Tennessee, Sept. 1, 2021.
  • 19th MXS sheet metal repairs keep C-130J mission ready

    Staff Sgt. Austin Oliver, 19th Maintenance Squadron aircraft structural craftsman, right, shows Staff Sgt. Jeffrey Brown, 19th MXS, two completed pieces of sheet metal at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Aug. 31, 2021. Airmen from the sheet metal shop, can cut, trim, bend, notch, polish or form a variety of metal and tubing to meet the needs
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Senior Airman Ammersyn Bedwell

    Senior Airman Ammersyn Bedwell, 41st Airlift Squadron aviation resource management journeyman, is recognized as the Combat Airlifter of the Week August 30, 2021.
  • Virtual reality SAPR training launches at LRAFB

    The use of Virtual Reality, or VR, is on the rise—and with it comes more immersive and interactive ways to train Airmen. Little Rock Air Force Base launched a VR Sexual Assault Prevention and Response training Aug. 19, becoming the second Air Mobility Command base to implement this capability.
  • Little Rock JAG recognized as AF’s best for legal assistance

    Capt. Hawar Sabir, 19th Airlift Wing Assistant Staff Judge Advocate, was recognized as the Air Force’s recipient of the Legal Assistance for Military Personnel (LAMP) Distinguished Service Award, Aug. 17.
  • AFIMSC expands eLearning platform to Total Force

    The Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center Directorate of Personnel team relaunched the RedVector eLearning platform recently, making it accessible to more Airmen and Guardians to provide broader support for job-mandated training requirements, professional credentialing and licensing.