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  • 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.
  • 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
  • Combat Airlift legacy lives on

    Members of Team Little Rock gathered with the 314th Airlift Wing Sept. 30, 2016, as the 48th Airlift Squadron transitioned and shifted its personnel to its sister unit, the 62nd Airlift Squadron. Since 2003, the 48th AS has trained C-130 pilots and loadmasters at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas. In this new role, it will continue this mission
  • 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
  • Handcrafting dental readiness

    Whenever U.S. Air Force combat airlifters need dental work, they often count on a small team of specialists at the 19th Medical Group Clinic. The unit works behind-the-scenes crafting unique dental prostheses as part of the 19th Aerospace Medicine Squadron dental laboratory element. They assist dentists by correcting dental conditions that
  • 41st Airlift Squadron takes on the Last Frontier

    The 41st Airlift Squadron loaded four C-130Js with approximately 100 Team Little Rock Airmen, including pilots, loadmasters, maintainers, aircrew flight equipment and intelligence personnel for a week of deployment training at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. Not only does the 49th state offer beautiful landscapes but the mountainous
  • Black Cats deliver air power during Artic Anvil

    The 41st Airlift Squadron is conducting mountainous terrain training in Alaska and supporting Exercise Artic Anvil. Airmen from the 19th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron went on the training exercise to provide support to ensure the C-130Js are airworthy and safe. Arctic Anvil is an integrated combined, joint and coalition training event and gives
  • OSI seeks special agents

    The Air Force Office of Special Investigations is looking for enlisted Airmen from any career field to cross train as an AFOSI Special Agent.  Applicants should be senior airmen, staff sergeants or technical sergeants and have 3 to 11 years of time in service. AFOSI Det. 327 routinely holds recruitment briefings on the first Thursday of each month
  • Little Rock AFB pushes through construction with Expo

    Little Rock Air Force Base, the Home of Combat Airlift and the Center of Excellence, is no stranger to high operation tempo. Deployment and training operations haven’t slowed down since the runway construction kicked off in July 2015. Since 1955, the base’s runway has been utilized for a variety of missions throughout its 60 years of operation.

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