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  • Little Rock AFB hosts exercise, prepares to sustain combat airlift

    Team Little Rock recently concluded a major accident response inspection March 30, 2017, near Little Rock Air Force Base. The goal of the day-long exercise was to test the host unit’s capabilities of responding to an aircraft mishap. The event was evaluated by the 19th Airlift Wing Inspector General. During the exercise, a downed-aircraft tested
  • Q&A: 19th Air Force commander delivers final C-130J

    The largest C-130 base in the world recently marked the end of a transition that first began 13 years ago. The 314th Airlift Wing at Little Rock Air Force Base received its final, new C-130J aircraft from a Lockheed Martin facility, Feb. 27, 2017. The 19th Air Force commander delivered the C-130J; and spoke about the future of the 314th AW and its
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Senior Airman Borden Moody

    Rankand Name: Senior Airman Borden Moody     Unit: 189th Aircraft MaintenanceSquadron  GuardStatus: Technician JobTitle: Sortie Support/ AircraftMechanic Hometown: Cabot, Arkansas Timeon Station: 2 years Timein Service: 6 years 6 monthsFamily: wife Ashley, daughter Paisley and son Chantry Hobbies: Bee keeping Goals: To progress as far as he can
  • Ravens spread wings to secure C-130s worldwide

    The U.S. Air Force’s Air Mobility Command currently operates a fleet of more than 1,100 aircraft, yet only a small number of elite security forces Airmen are responsible for defending and protecting those aircraft and aircrews in locations across the globe. The Airmen are known as “Phoenix Ravens” and Little Rock Air Force Base is currently home
  • GREEN FLAG 17-04: Simulations for real world situations

    The 34th Combat Training Squadron executed Green Flag Little Rock 17-04, Feb. 9 – 19, 2017, one of Air Mobility Command’s largest exercises where a variety of real scenario-based routines were executed. Team Little Rock partnered with multiple units within Air Mobility Command for training simulations staged at Little Rock Air Force Base and
  • US-led exercise offers unique Royal Canadian Air Force unique training opportunities

    The 34th Combat Training Squadron worked closely with the Royal Canadian Air Force during Green Flag Little Rock 17-04 Feb. 9 -19, 2017, while staged at Little Rock Air Force Base and Alexandria, Louisiana. GFLR, one of Air Mobility Command’s largest rotational exercises, is an opportunity for U.S. forces to collaborate with coalition forces. In
  • Little Rock Airmen first to test C-130J upgrade

    A team of U.S. Air Force Airmen conducted a C-130J training flight on Feb. 3, 2017, unlike any other at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. The flight was the first in the Air Mobility Command conducted on an upgraded C-130J that featured an intricate suite of software and hardware improvements known as Block 8.1. In November 2016, Lockheed Martin
  • Little Rock AFB celebrates AETC’s 75th anniversary

    For 75 years, the Air Education and Training Command has trained the world’s greatest Airmen. The major command trained countless U.S. Air Force Airmen in multiple wings and installations around the world, including the 314th Airlift Wing based at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas. “Our mission is to train the best C-130 aircrews in the world,”
  • 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
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