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  • SERE ensures full-spectrum readiness through joint training

    Specialists from the 19th Operations Support Squadron survival, evasion, resistance and escape flight, performed freefall jumps from a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter June 28, 2018, at Camp Robinson, Arkansas. The Arkansas Army National Guard aircrew and the SERE specialists train together to keep skills sharp while maintaining the required training
  • ROCK I 18-06 exercise: LRAFB adapts to deployed conditions

    Service members from Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, maintain deployment readiness by learning and adapting to mission-oriented protective posture conditions on a constant basic. Their knowledge was tested during the deployment-related exercise ROCK I 18-06 June 18-22, 2018.The purpose of the exercise ensured Airmen knew proper procedures and
  • Focus groups allow military spouses platform for concerns

    Leadership is putting more emphasis on spouses and their contributions to execute the mission. In line with the secretary of the Air Force’s vision to enhance this partnership, Team Little Rock is hosting focus groups to gain insight into spouses’ needs and capabilities. Spouse focus groups are a base-wide event where spouses get to know each
  • Dignified arrival: WWII Sailor finally returns home

    While the world remembered June 6 as D-Day – the longest day of World War II – the Tipton family will now remember this date as the day their Sailor finally came home. The family waited nearly 77 years for Seaman 1st Class Henry "Glenn" Tipton to return from war. The 189th Airlift Wing Arkansas Air National Guard transported Tipton’s casket aboard
  • Tech school instructor crews compete in annual Turkey Shoot

    The annual local combat airlift competition, known as the Turkey Shoot, pitted rivals against one another in timed events including heavy equipment airdrops, points of interest, visual points assault landing and backing accuracy June 8, 2018, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas. "The 314th Airlift Wing’s Turkey Shoot competition provided an
  • Little Rock AFB airlift squadrons attend 74th D-Day anniversary

     Three airlift squadrons and support personnel from Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, embarked on an historic journey to Normandy, France, to support the 74th D-Day Anniversary remembrance events from May 30 to June 6, 2018.Aircrew from the 41st, 61st and 62nd Airlift Squadrons and maintainers from the 19th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, along
  • Don’t be bugged by ticks, mosquitoes

    Summer’s here in Arkansas. People are working outdoors and having fun in the sun. From days at the lake and picnics, to camping, hiking and yard work, it’s time to feel the fresh air, catch some sun and enjoy what the Natural State has to offer. Unfortunately, some of what Arkansas has to offer this season includes some unpleasant insects such as ticks and mosquitoes that can impart disease and discomfort whenever they bite.
  • Celebrating diversity: Asian American, Pacific Islander heritage honored

    Team Little Rock celebrated the Air Force's diversity with an Asian American and Pacific Islander Month event May 18, 2018, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas.  The festivities educated and showcased Asian American and Pacific Islander heritage, hosted by the 19th Airlift Wing Military Equal Opportunity Office. Activities included ukulele
  • Maintaining Agile Combat Airlift: 19th AMXS Knights keep aircrew safe

    The 19th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Knights Unit is comprised of six maintenance-related career fields that work around-the-clock to support the Agile Combat Airlift mission. The unit is divided into five sections: crew chiefs, engines guidance and control, electrical, hydraulics, and communication and navigation. All sections support the 19th
  • Civilian Personnel Flight begins quarterly all calls

    Civilians and some military personnel packed the Walters Community Support Center April 24, 2018, for a Civilian All Call covering hiring, NAFpay website, personnel evaluations, Government Retirement and Benefits platform and civilian decorations. The 19th Force Support Squadron’s Civilian Personnel Flight hosted the event to discuss relevant topics and to provide education regarding personnel programs as they apply to Little Rock Air Force Base’s workforce.
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