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  • 30th Airlift Squadron welcomes new commander

    Lt. Col. Eric S. Mayheu assumed command of the Wyoming Air National Guard's 30th Airlift Squadron during a change-of-command ceremony July 10. Colonel Mayheu took command from Lt. Col. Jeffrey DeVore, who served as the squadron's commander for the last 18 months. Colonel DeVore helped to "stand up" the Air Mobility Command's 30th Airlift Squadron
  • Little Rock Airman called a "hero"

    Tech. Sgt. Mary Cruz had been called a stellar performer since her arrival in Afghanistan, but on July 19, she took that to a new level. Now the independent duty medical technician, deployed from the 19th Medical Group, is being called a hero. On July 19, a Russian-owned Mi-8 civilian helicopter crashed during takeoff at Kandahar Air Field,
  • Team Little Rock Airmen compete at RODEO 2009

    Little Rock Air Force Base Combat Airlifters are testing their skills against the world's best at the Air Mobility Command's RODEO competition at McChord Air Force Base, Wash. that ends Friday. Teams from both the 19th Airlift Wing and the 314th Airlift Wing are showing why Little Rock AFB is the C-130 Center of Excellence. The RODEO is AMC's
  • DoD offers adoption expense assistance to servicemembers

    Family has always been important within the ranks of the military and the Department of Defense is there to help those who seek to adopt children. The Adoption Expense Reimbursement Program offers active-duty members a reimbursement of up to $2,000 per adopted child and a maximum of $5,000 in any calendar year for expenses incurred throughout the
  • NCO Academy graduates

    Nine Little Rock Air Force Base NCO's have graduated from the NCO Academy in a ceremony held July 9 at Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. Team Little Rock congratulates the following graduates:Tech. Sgt. Robby Hilpert, 19th Component Maintenance Squadron Tech. Sgt. Chad Lile, 19th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Tech. Sgt. Jeremy Mays, 19th Logistics
  • Steering off to the RODEO

    Approximately 400 military members and community leaders gathered to send off Team Little Rock's 2009 Air Mobility Command RODEO teams July 17 at Hangar 276 with a breakfast. RODEO 2009 is Air Mobility Command's premier international mobility competition that focuses on readiness, and features airdrops, aerial refueling and other events, which
  • Near transparent merger will combine prominent squadrons

    In line with the Air Force-wide merger of services and mission support squadrons, Little Rock will officially follow suit and activate the 19th Force Support Squadron July 14. The 19th Mission Support Squadron will deactivate and the 19th Services Squadron will be re-designated as the 19th Force Support Squadron, which will remain a part of the

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