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  • Whittling away stress, frame by frame

    Sawdust and the buzz of an electric saw fill the air as individuals create personal masterpieces at the 19th Force Support Squadron Skills and Development Center Wood Frame Shop at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas.The shop is located next to the Hobby Shop and Outdoor Recreation and is open every weekday or Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and
  • Outdoor Recreation offers more than equipment, trips

    Known as the Natural State, Arkansas has a lot to offer boththe budding outdoorsman and the avid sportsman. Outdoor Recreation takes advantage of nature’s gifts by providingoutdoor equipment to suit a variety of leisure activities for Airmen and theirfamilies.However, Outdoor Recreation is more than just equipmentrentals and trips; they’re about
  • 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
  • Implementing supplement safety

    With the demands of a busy lifestyle, there are times when proper nutrition is unintentionally neglected. Service members at times choose to replace poor dietary habits or increase an already healthy lifestyle with supplements. Though supplements are legal, service members should educate themselves on which are and are not approved. “Supplements
  • Politics & social media

    With election season heating up, it’s important to remember the rules service members and Department of Defense civilians must adhere to. “There are plenty of ways you can still get involved — and you should,” said U.S. Air Force Capt. Stephanie Howell, 19th Airlift Wing judge advocate. “Although military personnel are encouraged to vote, engaging
  • CAF Social Pillar: TLR Rocks Special Olympics

    "Let me win, but if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt." The Harding University football stadium echoed with the above words as thousands of athletes and their supporters flocked to Searcy, Ark., to compete in the Arkansas Summer Special Olympics May 23 - 25. Among the competitors was a three-person team from Little Rock Air Force Base
  • 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
  • Intramural Basketball: 19th OSS tops 53rd AS

    The 19th Operations Support Squadron's basketball team rebuffed the late-game advances of the 53rd Airlift Squadron's team in an intramural matchup, defeating them 47-45 Feb. 11, 2013, in the Fitness Center gymnasium at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark.In an aggressive game featuring scoring swings and hard-nosed defense, the 19th OSS's defense was
  • Movie event special experience for base children

    While many families take watching a movie at a movie theater with their children for granted, 36 base children received a special treat at the base's theater Nov. 14.The children watched a special screening of the Disney movie "Finding Nemo." They all have need's that prohibit them from attending typical movie showings. The screening was another
  • Families always have been essential to the Air Force

    Although the Air Force is the nation's youngest service, its proud history not only shows the essential contributions of officers or enlisted troops, active-duty members or reservists, but also a history of family commitment. "This importance of family is no more evident than when taking a stroll through the galleries of the National Museum of the
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