19 AW Airmen return to Home of Herk Nation

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  • By 1st Lt. Cullen Drenkhahn
  • 19th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Tuesday was a happy day for Team Little Rock as members of the 19th Airlift Wing returned home from a deployment in U.S. Central Command and were greeted by friends and family at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, March 5, 2024.

The 61st Airlift Squadron, along with Airmen from across the 19th AW, including the 19th Operations Group, 19th Maintenance Group, 19th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, 19th Maintenance Squadron, 19th Logistics Readiness Squadron and 19th Operations Support Squadron, enabled C-130J Super Hercules operations within the unified combatant command’s area of responsibility.

During the deployment 19th AW Airmen supported contingency operations by providing tactical combat airlift to remote, austere locations in contested environments.