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  • Team Little Rock explores Native American culture

    Arkansas’ first inhabitants knew well the rich resources and beauty of the land which has earned the name The Natural State. The Native Americans who occupied the region fished its rivers and lakes and hunted its forest and lands - just as we can today. In appreciation of Native American Heritage Month, 12 Team Little Rock members visited Petit
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: A1C Zachary Pampuro

    Name and Rank:  A1C Zachary Pampuro Unit: 41 AS Duty title: C-130J Loadmaster Hometown: Berlin, CT Time in service: 13 months Time at Little Rock: 7 months Goals: Completing Bachelor's degree Hobbies: Surfing, Knitting, Mountain Biking Air Force Core Value portrayed: Excellence How does the individual portray the core value? While only in the
  • Crew chief key to combat airlift

    Did you know that every C-130J on Little Rock Air Force basehas a special key?  This key doesn’tstart the plane, it doesn’t open the plane, in fact it has no practical purposewith the plane at all. Yet a select few crew chiefs have the honor of receivingthis key where exceptional work is the standard.Little Rock AFB received a C-130J from Yakota
  • Fake IRS scams cause real problems

    With tax season around the corner, it’s important to know what’s real and fake in regards to communicating with the Internal Revenue Service. Thousands of people have lost millions of dollars and their personal information to tax scams and fake IRS correspondence, according to the IRS.A vital thing to know to help protect yourself from a scam is
  • Cyber security: Every Airman’s responsibility

    More than ever before, the world is connected to a vast cyberspace domain. The internet touches most aspects of daily life. With one click of a mouse or swipe of a finger, people can access volumes of information available to all users. This is why it’s imperative for service members and government employees to use their situational awareness when
  • CBRNE exercise gives Airmen real life emergency skills

    From sweltering heat of deserts to frozen tundras filled with ice caps  –  these could be aspects of any wartime environment. Although every situation has its challenges, Airmen are trained to overcome obstacles with professionalism and efficiency.Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and high-yield Explosives training, CBRNE, is one type of
  • Little Rock Airman supports family in Puerto Rico from MacDill AFB

    In times of adversity, many turn to their families for emotional support. Loved ones become safety nets when one of their own faces strife. But what does a person do when his family is in jeopardy on an island thousands of miles away? Airman 1st Class Kenny Rivera Rojas, 19th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, responded to his family’s pleas – and the entire population of Puerto Rico -- for aid by offering his helping hands.
  • 19 AMXS leads C-130J maintenance ops for Hurricane Maria relief

    Members of the 19th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, are providing maintenance to C-130J aircraft at MacDill Air Force Base, in the midst of relief efforts for those affected by Hurricane Maria.
  • Healthy eating advances AF readiness, mission success

    Being "Fit to fight" is a widespread concept throughout the Air Force, but fitness isn't confined to exercise. Making smart food choices can contribute to encouraging increased physical activity and improved nutritional decisions. There are many resources available to Airmen, such as the Department of Defense's Go for Green program, or G4G.
  • Little Rock AFB hosts 39th annual retiree appreciation day

    Little Rock Air Force Base Retiree Activities Office will host the 39th annual Team Little Rock Retiree Appreciation Day event honoring Arkansas' military retirees in the Walters Community Center Sept. 23, 2017, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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