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  • Redistributing C-130J fleet across AMC

    AirMobility Command is extending the life of the C-130J as they change how theymanage the fleet, ensuring more flexibility to respond to operational needs. The AirForce's current fleet management approach assigns platforms to particular wingsand keep them with those units through the life of the platform. This approachgives wings ownership of
  • One team, one fight: EAP offers care for civilian Airmen

    The Employee Assistance Program is a voluntary and confidential program for civilian employees working through various life challenges that may adversely affect job performance, health and personal well-being. Licensed EAP counselors are available throughout the local community to all civilian employees and their families, with a goal of
  • TRICARE changing prescription copayments

    Beginning February 1, 2018, copayments for prescription drugs at TRICARE Pharmacy Home Delivery and retail pharmacies will increase. These changes are required by law and affects all TRICARE beneficiaries except active-duty service members, dependent survivors and medically retired service members and their dependents. While retail pharmacy and
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Airman 1st Class Seth Sturch

    Name and Rank: Airman 1st Class Seth Sturch Unit: 19 Airlift Wing Command Post Duty title: Senior Emergency Action Controller Hometown: Omaha, Nebraska Time in service: One years and nine months Time at Little Rock: One year and four months Goals: To get married to his high school sweetheart this winter and finish his Bachelor’s degree within the
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Senior Airman Jonathan Hefley

    Rank/Name: Senior Airman Jonathan Hefley       Unit: 913th Aerospace Medical Squadron             Position/Duty Title:  Aerospace Medical Service Technician Hometown:  Mount Judea, Arkansas Time in Service: 2 years Time at Little Rock: 2 years Goals: “My goal is to complete my Bachelor’s degree in Nursing and Biology. After that, I would like
  • Social media memo reiterates Air Force standards

    The acting Assistant Secretary of the Air Force Daniel R. Sitterly issued an AF wide guidance memorandum, Personal Use of Social Media and Electronic Communication, Nov. 11, 2017. This memo highlights the Air Force standards regarding Airmen’s use of social media and electronic communication, emphasizing the importance of consent with posting sexual imagery.
  • Little Rock AFB program SAVES lives

    According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 10,265 people were killed in the U.S. due to drunk drivers in 2015. Each crash effects not only the people involved but their families, friends, co-workers and fellow wingman. Substance Abuse Victimizes Every Service Member, or SAVES, is a program developed at Little Rock Air
  • Schoolhouse unites father, son for C-130 mission

    Airman Trevor Armentrout, 700th Airlift Squadron loadmaster, and his father, Col. Jeffrey Armentrout, 302nd Airlift Wing vice commander, attended Center of Excellence, the C-130 schoolhouse, at Little Rock Air Force Base.
  • Reveille, Retreat time change

    The times for the playing of reveille and retreat over the base giant voice system will change Nov. 10, 2017. Reveille signals the start of the duty day, and retreat marks the end of the duty day and precedes the playing of the national anthem. "We are adjusting our bugle calls to match times more commonly seen at other bases,” said Col. Gerald
  • Locals gather supplies for Puerto Rico relief efforts

    Hurricane Maria was the 13th named storm, 7th consecutive hurricane, fourth major hurricane and the second category five hurricane of 2017. Among those affected by Hurricane Maria, the residents of U.S. Territory Puerto Rico was one group who experienced the devastation. The destruction left the inhabitants in need of shelter, food, water, medical

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