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  • EOD: Herk Nation ambassadors across Arkansas

    The Explosive Ordnance Disposal team at Little Rock Air Force Base completes countless hours of training and faces ample challenges in order to provide support to not only the base, but also to the entire state of Arkansas.
  • Ready Warriors: Defenders train first-term Airmen as augmentees

    The 19th Security Forces Squadron has trained approximately 180 Airmen as security forces augmentees at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas since the course began in December 2018.
  • 41st AS: Most outstanding Airlift Squadron in AMC

    The 41st Airlift Squadron was awarded the 2018 General Joseph Smith Trophy for being the most outstanding airlift squadron in Air Mobility Command last year.
  • 34th CTS Airman trains next generation

    The C-130J Super Hercules was built to perform tactical combat airlift while flying and landing in austere environments. Moving and dropping pallets doesn’t seem to be too daunting until loadmasters have to squeeze uniquely shaped cargo into the back of a C-130, at which point it can seem almost impossible without the correct training and techniques.
  • Keeping up with aircrew safety: 19th OSS AFE

    Pilots and loadmasters are some of the first Airmen who come to mind when thinking about the safe execution of agile combat airlift. The 19th Operations Support Squadron Aircrew Flight Equipment Flight is responsible for maintaining all in-flight safety equipment, ensuring aircrew are properly trained in the event of an emergency.
  • Virtual reality project introduces new training prospects

    Virtual reality is an emerging technology in today’s modern world. Its development has paved the way for numerous advancements in entertainment, health care, and even military training. Airmen have looked to using leading-edge technology, such as virtual reality, to meet the challenge of being innovative to propel today’s Air Force.
  • AMC TES tests AMC Phoenix Spark winning innovation

    An Air Mobility Command Test and Evaluation Squadron test team, located at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, conducted an operational assessment on an innovative AMC Phoenix Spark initiative-winning idea, the findings of which will inform AMC fielding decisions.
  • Need-to-know for severe weather season

    Airmen and their families should take into consideration base procedures and notifications during severe weather conditions at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas.
  • Equal Opportunity advocates against bullying, hazing

    Airmen dealing with bullying and hazing received a new advocate in the bid to end unfair treatment with a change to the Department of Defense Instruction 1020.03, Harassment Prevention and Response in the Armed Forces, effective Feb. 1, 2019, allowing them to submit an official complaint through the equal opportunity office.
  • 2nd annual C-130J fly-in grows Herk Nation

    Representatives from eight C-130J units came together to train and enhance mobility partnerships across the C-130J enterprise during the second-annual fly-in at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, March 9-16, 2019.
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