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  • Mobility Guardian: Mission success

    Air Mobility Command’s largest exercise, Mobility Guardian, officially came to a close Aug. 12, 2017. Team Little Rock Airmen returned home after working alongside approximately 3,500 U.S. service members from across the command as well as international partners. Mobility Air Force aircrews flew approximately 1,200 hours in eight days, executing
  • Materiel management: Circulating supplies, excellence

    The 19th Logistics Readiness Squadron materiel management flight works hard 24/7 to pump out essential components to keep the Combat Airlift mission going.
  • Combat Airlifters prepare for Mobility Guardian '17

    The Air Mobility Command’s largest exercise is set to kick off July 28, 2017 at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington. Team Little Rock Airmen from a variety of career fields are set to participate however, maintainers from the 19th Maintenance Group will lead the charge from the ground to ensure aircrews take flight. According to AMC, Mobility
  • Main Little Rock Air Force Base roads construction begins

    The base undergoes road construction annually to ensure safety and prevent driving hazards. CMSgt Williams Drive and Arnold Drive will be receiving an upgrade throughout the next few months. "We're trying to ensure the flow of traffic remains normal, but be prepared for any delays during construction," said John Smith, 19th Civil Engineer Squadron
  • ALS instructor takes advantage of second chance

      “I was one mistake away from being a civilian,” said Staff Sgt. Keith Debose, 19th Force Support Squadron Airman Leadership School instructor. “I had a poor attitude and received paperwork, left and right. Before I even arrived at my first duty station, I was labeled a bad Airman.” Airmen who have poor outlooks early on in their career often
  • 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
  • Keeping information flowing in times of turmoil

    During an emergency, response actions are anything butroutine. As base responders scramble to help, there is a central command andcontrol team responsible for ensuring the continuity of operations: theEmergency Operations Center.    Practicing for real world events helps hone theactions needed for an effective response and during a recent major
  • Gym revamps 24/7 access system for Airmen

    The Fitness and Sports Center is revamping their 24/7 access system.  The new system will provide chipped access cards for beneficiaries who do not have Common Access Cards. Requirements to sign up for around-the-clock Fitness Access are proof of government ID, specifically a Common Access Card, retiree or dependent ID. Pre-registration is already
  • Fuels system Airmen fuel fight

    The 19th Maintenance Squadron Fuel Systems repair team works around the clock on approximately 60 aircraft at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas. Fuels Airmen enter confined spaces less than two feet in circumference to diagnose malfunctions, seal and maintain components of the fuel tank. “Our main priority is to perform maintenance and perform
  • 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
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