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  • 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
  • Home on range: Airmen, Soldiers partner to prime skills

    A main priority of the U.S. Air Force’s Air Mobility Command is to enhance partnerships to execute and sustain rapid global mobility. One prime example is the weapons training cooperation between Little Rock Air Force Base and Arkansas National Guard installations. Approximately 15 minutes down the road from Little Rock AFB lies one of the largest
  • 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
  • Turkey Shoot: Combat Airlift Competition

    Aircraft from the 19th Airlift Wing, 314th Airlift Wing, 189th Airlift Wing and 913th Airlift Group squared off in a friendly competition to outscore their opponents by performing the air mobility exercise the fastest and most accurate.
  • 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
  • CFC comes to Little Rock AFB

    The annual Combined Federal Campaign officially kicked off Oct.7, 2016, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. The fund-raising drive conducted by federal employees in their workplace each autumn supports and promotes generosity through a voluntary program that’s employee-focused, cost-efficient and effective in providing all federal employees the
  • Little Rock AFB provides humanitarian support

    Airmen from the 19th Airlift Wing at Little Rock Air Force Base dedicated three C-130Js to the delivery of humanitarian aid and disaster relief response for Haiti on Oct. 7, 2016, after the Category 4 hurricane tore through the island. Currently, the U.S. Air Force is ferrying supplies to Haiti after Hurricane Matthew crippled access to the
  • Arkansas Military Expo promotes solidarity

    Little Rock Air Force Base is hosting the 2016 Arkansas Military Expo Sept. 17, 2016. The base will open its gates to the public from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and showcase military capabilities to spectators. Little Rock AFB partnered with local communities and other Arkansas military organizations to bring the event to the public. “Coordinating the expo
  • C-130J aircrews practice apprehension avoidance

    Before U.S. Air Force Airmen can become Combat Airlifters, they undergo extensive survival, evasion, resistance and escape training. A key component of SERE training involves apprehension avoidance. A small team of SERE instructors teach hundreds of C-130 aircrew members each year at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. Airmen from the Air Mobility
  • 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,
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