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  • October is energy action month

    October marks 2018's Energy Action Month, encouraging individuals to highlight the importance of energy and water conservation for the Air Force and inspire smart energy and water usage. This year’s theme, Protect the Power, serves as a call to action Airmen and community members to practice energy-efficient habits in their daily lives, and to
  • Team Little Rock spreads drug, domestic abuse awareness with 5K

    Team Little Rock walked, ran, and jogged Oct. 5 to bring awareness to substance abuse and domestic violence.October was designated Domestic Violence Awareness Month in 1987 to raise awareness and educate the public on prevention, and more recently in 2011, October also became National Substance Abuse Prevention Month.  The 19th Airlift Wing Drug
  • Team Little Rock welcomes home deployed Airmen

    Tattered, weathered boots appear on the steps of a C-130J aircraft, followed by camouflaged bodies, bags slung over Airmen’s shoulders returning from a deployment. As the Airmen approach their loved ones, children heartily clap their hands while tears drip from spouses’ eyes as they’re reunited with their Airmen after a long separation. Little Rock
  • Base exercise drives temporary hunting restrictions

    A base-wide exercise will close some Little Rock Air Force Base hunting and scouting areas Oct. 2, impacting hunters who obtained base permits. Hunting and scouting areas 20, 23A, 23B, and 24 will be closed because the 19th Airlift Wing Inspector General’s office will be conducting inspections and preparedness training. During the exercise and the
  • AETC command chief visits Little Rock AFB, discusses innovation

    Chief Master Sgt. Juliet Gudgel, command chief of Air Education and Training Command, toured the 314th Airlift Wing and met with AETC Airmen July 23, 2018, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas. Airmen of all ranks had the opportunity to listen, ask questions and discuss their ideas with Gudgel during her tour focusing on innovation in AETC. The
  • Redoubling efforts to grow Arkansas businesses: Improving Federal contracting opportunities to support warfighters

    The Air Force 19th Contracting Squadron, the Arkansas Procurement Assistance Center, and the U.S. Small Business Administration Arkansas District Office recently renewed efforts to build the capacity of businesses within the state to access local federal government contracts and improve support to warfighters. “One of the very fortunate things
  • Arkansas lowers tax rates, attract military families

    Arkansas state law is set to change, allowing more tax benefits for service members, veterans, and families of both. Arkansas joins 28 states that provide full state tax exemptions to military retirees and family members of fallen service members; 19 others provide partial exemptions. “When you're looking at a 6.9-percent income tax rate, that's a
  • AF implements new parental leave policy

    In accordance with the Department of Defense Military Parental Leave Program, the Air Force will be expanding the parental leave policy on non-chargeable leave entitlements following the birth or adoption of a child. Effective immediately, the new policy applies to Total Force Airmen who are birth mothers and fathers, same-sex couples, as well as
  • How to properly discard old uniforms, training gear

    Due to the upcoming uniform changes and increase in mission oriented protective posture gear training, all Airmen need to be sure they are properly discarding their Airman Battle Uniforms, MOPP gear and all other military uniforms. Whether the uniform is for training or operational purposes, military gear of any sort needs to be discarded in the
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Senior Airman Deven Domingue

    Name and Rank: Senior Airman Deven Domingue Unit: 19 Medical Operations Squadron Duty title: Aerospace medical service technician Hometown: Sulphur, Louisiana Time in service: Six years, six months Time at Little Rock:  Five years, seven months Goals: Obtain Community College of the Air Force degree and an associates degree in Health and Science,
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