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  • Little Rock AFB moves to HPCON Charlie in response to COVID-19

    Little Rock Air Force Base has directed Health Protection Condition (HPCON) Charlie on March 25, 2020 in accordance with Secretary of Defense direction to combat the spread of COVID-19 across the Department of the Air Force and our local communities.
  • Corregidor Island: 19th AW honors a legacy of heroes

    Airmen from the 41 Airlift Squadron and 19th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron flew to the Philippines to partake in a commemorative event marking the 75th Anniversary of the retaking of Corregidor Island, while also honoring three members from the 19th Bombardment Group, now 19th Airlift Wing, and nine members from the 41st Tactical Airlift Squadron, now 41st AS, Feb. 18, 2020.
  • TLR holds Q&A panel to celebrate Black History Month

    Member of Team Little Rock came together to celebrate Black History Month by participating in a discussion panel regarding the importance of leaving behind legacies at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Feb. 28, 2020.
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Airman 1st Class Kimberly Simpson

    Name and Rank: Airman 1st Class Kimberly SimpsonUnit: 19th Airlift Wing Office of the Staff Judge AdvocateOfficial Duty title: Military justice paralegalHometown: Chino, CaliforniaTime in service: 1 year, 3 monthsTime at Little Rock: 10 monthsGoals: Earn her bachelor’s degree, travel the world, and crush her next physical training testHobbies:
  • Black Knights continue ATSO Rodeos

    Ability to Survive and Operate exercises are monthly training events intended to continue the 19th Airlift Wing’s full spectrum readiness with a live flying and aircraft recovery and generation chemical warfare scenario.
  • 19th FSS nominated for 2020 Hennessy Award

    Little Rock Air Force Base’s food service program has been announced as a finalist for the 2020 John L. Hennessy Food Service Excellence Trophy — an annual award presented to the best food service program in the United States Air Force.
  • 314th AMXS employs initial operational capability through support section

    The 314th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron stood up its active-duty support section recently at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas. This was considered a major milestone in its reconstitution plan, to continue transitioning the squadron from civilian contractors to military personnel.
  • 19th AW conducts ATSO Rodeo

    The 19th Airlift Wing conducted a radiological aircraft recovery training exercise at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Jan. 23, 2020, as part of new monthly Ability to Survive and Operate (ATSO) exercises in order to maintain full spectrum readiness.
  • University center supports Airmen, families, community with furthering education

    The Jacksonville-Little Rock Air Force Base University Center is committed to making education a priority for anyone in Jacksonville, Arkansas, Little Rock AFB or the surrounding areas in the pursuit of their personal and professional goals.
  • Brig. Gen. Collins visits Team Little Rock

    U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Roy Collins, U.S. Air Force Security Forces director, and Logistics, Engineering and Force Protection deputy chief of staff, visited Little Rock Air Force Base Dec. 19 through Dec. 20 to get a first-hand look at the 19th Security Forces Squadron's mission capabilities and new innovative programs, as well as speak with Airmen about changes that are coming in the career field.

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