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  • One person, seven skillsets

    From the flightline to dining facility, Airmen are diligently working to become experts in their specific career fields, however, a select few at the 19th Medical Group are challenged to go above and beyond and become proficient in more than seven skillsets. Independent duty medical technicians provide full-spectrum of patient care at remote sites
  • Combat Airlifters prepare for Mobility Guardian '17

    The Air Mobility Command’s largest exercise is set to kick off July 28, 2017 at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington. Team Little Rock Airmen from a variety of career fields are set to participate however, maintainers from the 19th Maintenance Group will lead the charge from the ground to ensure aircrews take flight. According to AMC, Mobility
  • Atlanta Falcon wide receiver visits Team Little Rock

    Team Little Rock children participated June 16-17, 2017, in the Proctor & Gamble Andre Roberts Football ProCamp to learn the basics of football from the Atlanta Falcons wide receiver, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas. This is the fourth year Team Little Rock has hosted a ProCamp, thanks to the support from the community to the base
  • Father’s love, son’s triumph

    “The legacy of heroes is the memory of a great name and the inheritance of a great example,” said Benjamin Disraeli. For one family, the legacy of vowing to protect and defend America is passed on from father to son. The Evans family journey began with their son’s appointment to attend the U.S. Air Force Academy. Master Sgt. Paul Evans, 19th
  • One decade later: Black Cats’s humble beginnings

    The 41st Airlift Squadron has been an integral part of the Combat Airlift mission at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, for a decade. However, before the Black Cats flew the central Arkansas skies, they had humble beginnings here. In 2007, the 41st AS moved to Little Rock AFB after a realignment ceremony at Pope Air Force Base, North Carolina.
  • ALS instructor takes advantage of second chance

      “I was one mistake away from being a civilian,” said Staff Sgt. Keith Debose, 19th Force Support Squadron Airman Leadership School instructor. “I had a poor attitude and received paperwork, left and right. Before I even arrived at my first duty station, I was labeled a bad Airman.” Airmen who have poor outlooks early on in their career often
  • Little Rock AFB spouse strives to make difference

    In today’s society, there are many roles women play: wife, mother, business-owner, advocate, etc. Although there are many roles, very few women can fulfill them. Brittany Boccher, Armed Forces Insurance 2017 Air Force Spouse of the year, isn’t one of these people. “I work harder now than I’ve ever worked in a paid position,” Boccher said. “I’m
  • Behind mother’s love: Enlisting for child’s chance

    Hundreds of Airmen erupt into cheers and applause in a hangar after a name is announced. Among the crowd, a young Airman screams in disbelief. With tears of joy streaming down her face, she makes her way onto the stage to shake the commander’s hand. She looks to her family after receiving her award and is reminded of where they were seven years
  • Craft time: EFMP event creates valentine’s with giggles

    Glitter, glue and giggles were the ingredients for the Exceptional Family Member Program’s Valentine’s Day event Feb. 4, 2017, at the Airman & Family Readiness Center on Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas. The event resulted in unique gifts created by children and their siblings enrolled in EFMP as well as a chance to play with friends. EFMP is a
  • Dog’s best friend: Defender’s wingman embraces resilience

    His eyes dart back and forth with curiosity as he moves. On his chest, the Security Forces patch on his vest sways as he confidently strides on all fours next to his best friend. Meet Ali, a sable German Shepherd, weighing 70 lbs. His best friend is U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. David Macdonald, 19th Security Forces Squadron kennel master at Little
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