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  • 18th Air Force commander’s spouse highlights education, license reciprocity

    (Editor's Note: The state of Arkansas passed an amendment on April 9, 2019, for automatic licensure for active-duty service members, returning military veterans and spouses. "Automatic licensure" means the granting of occupational licensure without an individual's having met occupational licensure requirements provided in the state of Arkansas or
  • EOD Airmen prepare for Tier 2 Test at LRAFB

    Explosive Ordnance Disposal Airmen assigned to the 19th Civil Engineer Squadron at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, are preparing for the new Tier 2 Physical Fitness Test on which they will be officially tested in the near future. The Tier 2 test examines precise critical fitness capabilities of Airmen with specific jobs making sure they are
  • Black Knights move at speed of war

    Team Little Rock will have nearly 500 Airmen deployed around the world by the end of January 2019 from Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas. While Little Rock Airmen deploy as full units containing hundreds of personnel on a regular basis in support of various missions overseas, they also go downrange as individuals or small groups on short notice
  • Fit to fight: Airmen enhance workout environment

    The Little Rock Air Force Base Fitness and Sports Center staff have been transforming their facility to maximize amenities and enhance the environment for Airmen and their families at Little Rock AFB, Arkansas. Starting in June 2018, one of the racquetball courts began a five-month conversion into a functional workout room where fitness center
  • 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.
  • 19th MDG keeps Team Little Rock healthy with flu vaccine

    Flu and cold season has begun, and the 19th Medical Group staff are administering vaccines to Team Little Rock Airmen, retirees and their families throughout the season at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas. The 19 MDG is committed to providing exceptional preventative health services to our beneficiaries. Since cold and flu season is getting
  • AETC command chief visits Little Rock AFB, discusses innovation

    Chief Master Sgt. Juliet Gudgel, command chief of Air Education and Training Command, toured the 314th Airlift Wing and met with AETC Airmen July 23, 2018, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas. Airmen of all ranks had the opportunity to listen, ask questions and discuss their ideas with Gudgel during her tour focusing on innovation in AETC. The
  • How to properly discard old uniforms, training gear

    Due to the upcoming uniform changes and increase in mission oriented protective posture gear training, all Airmen need to be sure they are properly discarding their Airman Battle Uniforms, MOPP gear and all other military uniforms. Whether the uniform is for training or operational purposes, military gear of any sort needs to be discarded in the
  • LRAFB hosts C-130J Fly In

    More than 65 Airmen from six wings across the C-130J force trained to increase interoperability and operational effectiveness during a training exercise March 10, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark.Team Little Rock played an integral role throughout the week hosting members of the C-130 family during the team-driven training event.Enhancing
  • Base-wide exercise: pre-deployment function line marks start

    Airmen participate in a base-wide exercise starting with the pre-deployment function line Feb. 21, 2018, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. Throughout the week 10 chalks of approximately 500 Airmen will process through the PDF line, where personnel verify the Airmen have all their medical records accounted for, process them as though they will
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