News happening around Little Rock Air Force Base


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  • 314 AW revives Trash Hauler’s ball

    The 314th Airlift Wing celebrated its first Trash Hauler's ball since 1996 Oct. 2 when members of the wing gathered to revive part of their rich heritage. About 130 people attended the event, which included: a full buffet courtesy of the 19th Force Support Squadron, 314 AW heritage artifacts and decorations, interaction with former members of the
  • Registration begins for 2009 AETC Symposium

    Registration begins Oct. 7, for the 2010 Air Education and Training Command Symposium, scheduled for Jan. 14-15, at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio. The theme of this year's symposium is, "Developing America's Airmen Today ... For Tomorrow." The two-day symposium will feature two keynote speaker luncheons and more than 70
  • CFC Kicks Off Oct. 13

    The 2009 Combined Federal Campaign kicks off on Little Rock Air Force Base Tuesday. This year's theme is simply "I can - now more than ever." The campaign's goal is to combine fund raising and donation solicitation into one event, allowing for one large drive rather than multiple, smaller drives throughout the year. In 2008, the CFC raised more
  • Fitness Center earns 5-star award fifth year in a row

    The 19th Force Support Squadron sports and fitness center earned a Five Star rating for the fifth consecutive year in a row, in recognition of their commitment to help Airmen stay fit to fight throughout their Air Force careers.The Five Star Fitness Center Recognition Award is presented to fitness centers that meet strict criteria in five
  • Law takes effect prohibiting texting while driving

    Law enforcement is now able to ticket people who text and drive. Arkansas Act 181, also known as "Paul's Law," prohibits drivers of motor vehicles from using handheld wireless telephones to engage in text messaging effective Oct. 1, said Master Sgt. Mark Evans, 19th Security Forces Squadron operations superintendent. "It was named in honor of Paul
  • Scott AFB to host command 'Icon' final competition

    Little Rock Air Force Base's Staff Sgt. Latanza Meabon-Whiteside, 19th Logistics Readiness Squadron, will compete in the Air Mobility Command Icon finals here, 6:30-9 p.m., Oct. 22. "For the competition I will be singing Aretha Franklin's Chain of Fools which is an old classic that is sure to give my competitors a run for the money just off of
  • October is Energy Awareness Month

    October is Energy Awareness month and this year's theme, A Sustainable Energy Future; Putting All the Pieces Together, encourages everyone to see how they fit into the big picture. For every dollar spent on energy, 15 cents is for water and sewer. Twenty five cents is for natural gas. Sixty cents out of every dollar spent on energy is for
  • 19th AW welcomes 2nd active associate unit

    The 19th Airlift Wing welcomed its second active associate squadron Oct. 3, with the activation ceremony of the Air Force Reserve's 52nd Airlift Squadron. While the 52nd Airlift Squadron will be assigned to the 19th Airlift Wing, its members will be stationed at Peterson. The new squadron will bring approximately 180 aircrew and maintainers to
  • Officials announce homeowners assistance program details

    Defense Department officials announced Sept. 30, the details for distributing $555 million available under the Homeowners Assistance Program. The program is part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act passed in February, and it's designed to partially reimburse those whose service to the nation has required them to relocate and sell their
  • Gearing up for the 2010 AETC Symposium

    Air Education and Training Command officials are gearing up for the 2010 AETC Symposium scheduled for Jan. 14-15, at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio. The two-day symposium will feature more than 70 lecture seminars, two keynote speaker luncheons, an exposition of military and civilian vendors and a formal ball to include