News happening around Little Rock Air Force Base
By Airman 1st Class Kristine M. Gruwell , 19th Aitlift Wing Public Affairs
/ Published October 28, 2018
A U.S. Air Force loadmaster talks to a civilian during the Thunder Over the Rock Air and Space Show at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Oct. 28, 2018. People from all over Arkansas came out to see aerial performances, static displays and other attractions such as a STEM Fest, a science and technology exposition for students. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kristine M. Gruwell)
The Thunder Over the Rock Air and Space Show runs on augmentee power provided by Team Little Rock Airmen to maintain a secure and enjoyable experience at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Oct. 27-28, 2018.
Stepping out of their everyday career fields, Airmen performed a variety of jobs to support the air and space show, such as providing security, keeping the air show clean, and being available to answer attendees’ questions.
“It’s great seeing attendees enjoying the different aircraft and air show acts while experiencing the capabilities of Little Rock Air Force Base, and the Air Force as a whole,” said U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Floid Santiago, Thunder Over the Rock Air and Space Show augmentee.
While some of our Airmen demonstrated the U.S. Air Force’s air power in the sky, others humbly displayed the core value of service before self by spending to help create a safe and exciting environment for attendees.