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  • Drill: Patience, pain, pride

    Flight. Fall in! Brand new Air Force Basic Military Training trainees, not knowing their left foot from right, fumble into one another. A nervous gaggle tries to revive the muscle memory instilled by their first encounter with their military training instructor. A Military Training Instructor shouts a series of facing movements, directing a train
  • Globetrotter gives back at LRAFB

    As part of their 2017 World Tour, the iconic Harlem Globetrotters are bringing their one-of-a-kind show to North Little Rock, Arkansas, Jan. 31, 2017.The basketball team recently wrapped up a busy 90th year anniversary tour, and launched the Great Assist initiative, a pledge vowing to spread 100 million smiles over the next 10 years. However,
  • Munitions shop hits target on preparation

    Guarded by a tall gate, filled with underground bunkers and hiding in the back recesses of the base, the 19th Maintenance Squadron munitions flight on Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, is a secluded area but vital to Combat Airlift. From inspections to storage, the flight ensures bullets hit their targets by providing ammunition to the 19th
  • 60 years later: Airmen honor MLK, Little Rock Nine

    U.S. Airmen from Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark., honored one of the greatest civil rights activists, Jan. 13, 2017. Airmen walked alongside local community leaders for a commemorative march honoring Martin Luther King, Jr., and the historic Little Rock Nine. Segregation: End of an Era Despite the fact that the United States of America has been
  • Airmen plan to commemorate MLK Day with Little Rock Central High

    On January 13, 2017, beginning at 2:00 p.m., service members from Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark., will honor one of the greatest civil rights activists of all time.The Little Rock Central High School marching band will walk alongside U.S. Air Force Airmen for a commencement address and commemorative walk honoring Martin Luther King, Jr.  There
  • Airmen plunge into darkness to keep C-130s airborne

    The 19th Maintenance Squadron fuel systems repair flight ensures various aircraft fuel systems are in top condition to execute combat airlift anywhere, at a moment’s notice.  “Our job is mission essential; planes can’t fly without fuel,” said U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Catherine Wade, 19th MXS aircraft fuel systems repair journeyman. Without
  • Exceptional Family Member Program provides support to Airmen, families

    Military families are often asked to leave their homes, schools and friends to go where they are needed. In combination with goodbyes and making moving arrangements, it can be a very stressful time. Recently, a family of three was asked to do just that.  In the middle of an already complicated process this family was faced with the birth of their
  • Little Rock AFB hosts Arkansas Military Expo

    The free family-friendly Arkansas Military Expo is coming to Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. scheduled for September 17, 2016. Team Little Rock will be opening our gates to welcome our community partners on the anniversary of the U.S Air Force. “We are going to bring all facets of our military, our reservists, our citizen soldiers, our Guardsmen,
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Senior Master Sgt. James Cohea

    NAME: Senior Master Sgt. James Cohea UNIT: 913th Operations Support Squadron POSITION: 913th OSS superintendent HOMETOWN: Cabot, Arkansas TIME ON STATION/ TIME IN SERVICE: 3.8 years / 18.5 yearsCORE VALUE: Cohea exemplifies the core value of Integrity First. He represents the highest level of enlisted leadership in the 913th OSS, advising the
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