News happening around Little Rock Air Force Base


Category: Feature
  • The Burden of Service (Part 1)

    Lugging his bags to the curb, contemplating innumerable what ifs, Tech. Sgt. Aaron Drain pauses for a moment and reassures his wife Heather that everything will be all right. Holding back her tears, she whispers softly that she loves him. As midnight approaches, one of the military's oldest rituals is renewed as Drain kisses his wife and their two
  • New Travel Feature: Ozark, Ark.

    This is a new feature series by the 19th Airlift Wing Public Affairs. The intent is to inform Team Little Rock about interesting travel opportunities and activities happening around the state and nearby. If you have suggestions or comments, contact the PA office at 987-3601. The sleepy city of Ozark, an access point to the Ozark National Forest, is
  • 80-year-old Silver Star recipient still serves on the Rock

    While "old folks," as he calls them, are known to reminisce, there's no tongue clicking or sighing when Parnell Fisher tells his stories. People throughout Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark., know him as a fixture at the Auto Hobby Shop on base. However, many of them may not know that they're having their tires or oil changed by a war hero.One
  • Little Rock Snapshot: Capt. Jacob Johnson

    Little Rock Snapshot- Capt. Jacob JohnsonStaff Sgt. Jessica ConditQ: SSgt Condit: What is your rank, full name and duty title?A: Capt. Johnson: I'm Captain Jacob Riley Johnson, and a duty title I'm the permanent party flight commander and also a pilot.Q: Do you like being a pilot?A: Yeah! It's not like you see in the movies, where it's all
  • Military Saves Weeks at Little Rock AFB

    Little Rock Air Force Base experienced a week full of financial advice, free money and fun for all ages Feb. 25 through March 1, during Military Saves Week. Each day brought new and refreshing ways for Team Little Rock to save and spend money responsibly."The primary reason for Military Saves Week is to encourage military members to automatically
  • Rock Aerial Porters honor fallen comrade

    With synchronized and precise movements, the columns in the flight pivoted around the street corner. After the last column cleared the corner, the flight was stepping in unison, left and right feet gracing the pavement one after the other. With the guide-on held high and the pack of port dogs from the 19th Logistic Readiness Squadron formed
  • The legacy of a fighter, caregiver

    (Editor's Note: Senior Airman Regina Agoha, 19th Airlift Wing Public Affairs, wrote a story about Mrs. Gayles in Oct. 2012, highlighting breast cancer awareness and celebrating Gayles being a survivor for 11 years).She cared for countless children over a 25 year span, she celebrated life with her husband and children for 52 years, and she survived

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