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  • New fitness area offers safe workouts for injured Airmen

    There are many benefits to working out: increased energy, improved mood and reduced weight. Service members may have difficulties reaping the benefits if they’re on a medical profile or restricted from performing certain exercises due to injury. In an effort to help Airmen remain mission ready, there’s now an adaptive fitness area for injured
  • 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
  • Armory Airmen ensure safety

    A small team of eight U.S. Air Force Airmen provide firepower each day for the entire 19th Security Forces Squadron to defend the world’s largest C-130 fleet. The armory is the first stop for security forces Airmen prior to each shift. The team ensures weapons are fully serviceable and that each Airman is fully qualified before being assigned a
  • 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
  • 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
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