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  • AMC commander talks care for Airmen, readiness with Team Little Rock

    Team Little Rock Airmen had the opportunity to interact with and tell their stories to Gen. Maryanne Miller, commander of Air Mobility Command, during a Nov. 1-2 visit to Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas. The two-day visit began at the base chapel, where Miller met with representatives from various organizations. This included the mental health
  • CFC kicks off at Little Rock AFB

    The 57th annual Combined Federal Campaign gives federal employees and service members the opportunity to donate to numerous charities across the globe, now through January 2019. The CFC is a worker-focused program intended to help all federal employees improve the quality of life for their colleagues during difficult times from donations received
  • LRAFB team members share stories, advice with local elementary students during Red Ribbon Week

    Attentive but slightly squirmy young children sat in rows on the floor, while their teachers lined the walls of the gymnasium at the brand-new Bobby G. Lester Elementary School Oct. 23, 2018. There, during a Red Ribbon Week assembly, they watched and listened to five volunteers from Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, expound on the virtues of living a drug-free life. This year’s Red Ribbon Week was Oct. 23-31, and its theme was Life Is Your Journey. Travel Drug Free.
  • Thunder Over the Rock Air and Space Show comes to Little Rock AFB

    Thousands of spectators gather around a line of four C-130 Hercules representing the units that make up the Home of Combat Airlift at show center of the Thunder Over the Rock Air and Space Show to stare in awe as the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds soar overhead Oct. 27-28.
  • Airmen help air and space show soar to success

    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.
  • Little Rock AFB hosts Arkansas’ largest STEM Fest

    Little Rock Air Force Base hosted Arkansas’ largest STEM festival in conjunction with the Thunder Over the Rock Air and Space Show, with field trip day Oct. 26 that drew more than 20,000 attendees, over 13,000 of whom were students.
  • Soaring back in time: Thunder Over the Rock Air, Space Show

    Heads whip from left to right as two red, white and blue F-16 Fighting Falcons soar past, seemingly inches away from each other, and the cheering crowd below gawks with amazement. This will be the sight many may see as the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds showcase precision and accuracy at the Thunder Over the Rock Air and Space Show at Little Rock Air
  • Air Force receives tips on how to embrace, respect America's native people

    As part of their jobs globally, Department of Defense employees learn about the people, cultures and customs of other countries. Civilians and Airmen at a recent American Indian Cultural, Communication, and Consultation Course held at the Walters Community Support Center Sept. 12-14, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, learned how to work with tribal cultures and people in their own backyards.
  • Spouses immersed in Combat Airlift mission

    Key spouses participated in the Senior Leader Spouse Immersion tour recently to familiarize themselves with the Combat Airlift mission and provide them with an overview of base and local resources that support Airmen at Little Rock Air Force Base. “Spouses play such a critical role,” said Sharon Thompson, Airman Family and Readiness Center chief.
  • LRAFB civic leaders learn from Airmen during recent visit to McConnell AFB

    “What does downrange mean?” This question was a subtle reminder there are some civilians with limited military experience who may not understand the jargon used daily in that world. Twenty civilians from communities surrounding Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, posed many questions while attending a civic leader tour July 26-27, 2018, hosted by Little Rock AFB and McConnell AFB, Kansas. This tour exposed civic leaders to two military installations, and their mission sets and a multitude of Airmen’s jobs to help them better understand the Air Force, Air Mobility Command, and their communities.