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  • Wings of Blue: Winning hearts, winning minds

    With craned necks, a crowd peers into bare, blue emptiness. Suddenly a dot appears, followed by several others, and the U.S. Air Force Wings of Blue parachute team comes into focus above the awaiting masses.The Wings of Blue demonstration parachute team travels across the country to showcase their precise parachuting skills and inspire everyone who
  • Lest We Forget: 2nd Gen pilot continues show

    Eight replica Japanese Zeros sit side-by-side as their pilots go through their morning routines with each of their planes on day two of the Thunder Over the Rock Air and Space Show 2018. As one pilot completes final checks on his Zero, AI-114, “Tora! Tora! Tora!” pilot Dan Reedy reflects on the show and how it all started with his father.“I’ve been
  • Thunder Over the Rock Air and Space Show comes to Little Rock AFB

    Thousands of spectators gather around a line of four C-130 Hercules representing the units that make up the Home of Combat Airlift at show center of the Thunder Over the Rock Air and Space Show to stare in awe as the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds soar overhead Oct. 27-28.
  • Airmen help air and space show soar to success

    The Thunder Over the Rock Air and Space Show runs on augmentee power provided by Team Little Rock Airmen to maintain a secure and enjoyable experience at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Oct. 27-28, 2018.
  • Little Rock AFB hosts Arkansas’ largest STEM Fest

    Little Rock Air Force Base hosted Arkansas’ largest STEM festival in conjunction with the Thunder Over the Rock Air and Space Show, with field trip day Oct. 26 that drew more than 20,000 attendees, over 13,000 of whom were students.
  • Proper procedures for base sponsorship, access

    Sponsors and guests are allowed to enter Little Rock Air Force Base through the Trusted Traveler program by showing one form of identification at an entry control point. However, sponsors cannot bring visitors on the installation without getting a pass. Therefore, guests must be vetted through the Visitors Control Center, whether or not 100 percent ID checks are in effect. Read more to find out about the proper procedures to gain access to Little Rock AFB as a visitor.
  • CCAF no longer required for promotion

    Due to an update to the enlisted personnel handbook, an associate’s degree from the Community College of the Air Force is no longer required for promotions, however, master sergeants still have to keep education in mind for their enlisted performance reports. While the CCAF itself is no longer required, an associate’s degree or higher is mandatory
  • Regulations make air shows safe, fun for crowd, performers

    The much-anticipated Thunder over the Rock Air and Space Show comes to Little Rock Air Force base this weekend, Oct. 27 and 28, but with it comes some safety considerations. As many people will be on the flightline or even attending an airshow for the first time, fun should be had while also maintaining an ever-present awareness of any potential
  • How to stay safe in cyberspace

    At the core of today’s fast-paced world is the evolving cyber domain. Now, more than ever, Airmen use the Internet for personal pleasure and professional gain. With information and entertainment easily accessible at a few taps of the fingertips, it is easy to fall prey to scammers and hackers if you lack cyber awareness.  “As we discuss threats
  • 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

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