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  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Senior Airman Tyler Foster

    Senior Airman Tyler Foster, 29th Weapons Squadron aviation resource management journeyman , is recognized as the Combat Airlifter of the Week.
  • 314th AW trains Air Force’s first Block 8.1 students

    The C-130J Super Hercules community achieved another milestone toward its fleet-wide transition to the Block 8.1 upgrade, as two students from the 314th Airlift Wing’s C-130 formal training unit recently became the first to pilot a Block 8.1 aircraft within the training pipeline.
  • LRAFB crews support USSOUTHCOM disaster assistance to Haiti

    A team of 14 military personnel assigned to a U.S. Southern Command Situational Awareness Team arrived in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Aug. 15, where they will work with U.S. government diplomatic and disaster-assistance personnel assessing the situation in areas impacted by a 7.2 magnitude earthquake, Aug. 14.
  • 19th AW celebrates 73rd birthday

    The 19th Airlift Wing celebrated its 73rd birthday, Aug. 17.
  • SERE: Preparing aircrew like their life depends on it

    With the largest C-130J Super Hercules fleet in the Air Force, Little Rock Air Force Base is home to a multitude of aircrew and personnel who, in the event of a downed aircraft, run the risk of isolation in austere or hostile environments. To facilitate readiness for such a scenario, Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape (SERE) specialists serve to train Airmen and equip them with the skills necessary to survive whatever situation they may find themselves in and return with honor.
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Airman 1st Class Blanca Sanchez

    Airman 1st Class Blanca Sanchez, 19th Operational Medical Readiness Squadron aerospace medical technician, is recognized as the Combat Airlifter of the Week.
  • 19th MDG hosts blood drive

    Airmen from the 19th Medical Group, in conjunction with the Arkansas Blood Institute, host monthly blood drives on base that are open to all members of Team Little Rock.
  • Called to serve: An Airman’s path to citizenship

    Airman 1st Class Manuel Moreno immigrated to the United States in 2007 and in March of 2020, he joined the United States Air Force. Moreno, now an electrical systems technician with the 19th Civil Engineer Squadron, recently completed his journey to becoming a citizen of the United States.
  • Air Force releases additional dress and appearance changes

    New dress and appearance updates will soon be released following feedback, testing from Airmen and reviews conducted as a part of the 2020 Air Force Uniform Board.
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Airman 1st Class Brandon Fu

    Airman 1st Class Brandon Fu, 19th Communications Squadron client services technician, is recognized as the Combat Airlifter of the Week.