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  • Intel cell drives force integration forward

    The core objective of the 19th Operation Support Squadron intelligence section is to gather information and provide pre-mission briefs to aircrew. Comprehending the capabilities of the adversary is an integral role within intelligence, giving Team Little Rock and their allies the advantage to mimic the battlefield by training how they fight.
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Airman 1st Class Joshua Calderon-Cordon

    U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Joshua Calderon-Cordon, 19th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron C-130J aerospace maintenance journeyman, is recognized at the Combat Airlifter of the Week at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, March 11, 2019. Calderon-Cordon's core value is Service Before Self.
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Airman 1st Class Aleff Gripp

    Name and Rank: Airman 1st Class Aleff Gripp Unit: 61st Airlift Squadron Duty title: Loadmaster Hometown: Sao Paulo, Brazil Time in service: 1 year, 3 months Time at Little Rock: 1 year Goals: Make staff sergeant his first time testing Hobbies: Woodworking, crypto/stock trading, and drums Air Force Core Value portrayed: Service Before Self How does the individual portray the core value? Airman 1st Class Gripp has taken it upon himself to learn how to set up the new electronic flight bag publications for 25 Airmen, noncommissioned officers, senior NCOs, and field grade officers. He is also the lead to set up the new squadon loadmaster virtual reality training center.
  • Supportive local citizen receives 2018 LRAFB Cornerstone Award

    The 2018 Team Little Rock Cornerstone Award was presented to Thad Gray, Little Rock Air Force Base Community Council executive board member, at Little Rock AFB, Arkansas, Feb. 19, 2019.The Cornerstone Award was created to honor a prominent civic leader who exemplifies outstanding service and commitment to the men and women of Little Rock AFB and
  • Little Rock AFB Airman innovation saves $750K

    At Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, the 19th Maintenance Group back shop was assigned an additional task of overhauling C-130J ramp actuators, which are responsible for locking and unlocking the ramp during ground and air operations. In order to overhaul an actuator, a safety fixture is required to house the actuator per regulations.
  • EFMP: Faces behind program

    Moving to a new base can be stressful, especially for those who have a special needs family member. Thankfully, the Air Force has a program called the Exceptional Family Member Program to assist with those transitions.
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: A1C Moises Garrido

    Name and Rank: Airman First Class Moises GarridoUnit: 19th Maintenance Squadron, Aerospace Ground EquipmentDuty title: Aerospace Ground Equipment ApprenticeHometown: San Juan, Puerto RicoTime in service: 15 MonthsTime at Little Rock: 8 MonthsGoals: Gain CCAF and complete requirements for Air Force Nurse Commissoning Progam.Hobbies: Time with
  • Multi-domain career opportunity available for AF officers

    Team Little Rock commanders were briefed on a new career field the Air Force has developed for officers, with the first class commencing training summer of 2019. The career field is described as command and control operational-level warfighting, where officers will have a variety of tasks including mission scheduling and employing forces at an air
  • 19th SFS Airmen host ADM course for AF defenders

    A combat arms instructor wearing a fiery red hat stares into a spotting scope while a spotter and shooter team work together to aim for their target. The spotter says something to his teammate, and he squeezes the trigger.   Ting! A metal target chimes in the distance verifying to the marksman he hit the mark. The instructor yells, “Next target!”
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Capt. Ryan Brooks

    Name and Rank: Capt. Ryan Brooks Unit: 62nd Airlift Squadron Duty title: C-130J IP/Scheduler Hometown: Santa Ana, Ca Time in service: 9 years Time at Little Rock: 4 months Goals: Instruct students on at least one thing every day Hobbies: Spending time with family, Snowboarding, and travelling Air Force Core Value portrayed: Excellence How does the
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