News happening around Little Rock Air Force Base


Category: Off-duty life
  • H1N1 411: Know the facts

    Recent Arkansas deaths due to H1N1 flu complications have raised concerns on how to prevent getting the disease. Unfortunately, the disease affects everyone differently and symptoms can range from mild to severe. Until the H1N1 vaccination is available later this fall, it will be vital for all active duty members to follow several simple prevention
  • Thinking, drinking responsibly

    In the past two months, volunteers from Airman Against Drunk Driving have saved 26 Team Little Rock members from the dangers of drinking and driving. The purpose of the program is to prevent alcohol-related driving incidents by offering military ID card holders a free ride home, without fear of consequence, when their plan for the evening falls
  • DoD offers adoption expense assistance to servicemembers

    Family has always been important within the ranks of the military and the Department of Defense is there to help those who seek to adopt children. The Adoption Expense Reimbursement Program offers active-duty members a reimbursement of up to $2,000 per adopted child and a maximum of $5,000 in any calendar year for expenses incurred throughout the
  • Military kids can "enlist" in free summer camps

    Having one or both parents, in the military can be tough on kids. Having a parent deployed overseas can be even tougher. To help kids cope with the stresses they experience from having military parents, the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture's 4-H youth development program is partnering with various groups to offer summer camps for
  • Little Rock AFB announces Rodeo Teams

    During the April 17 Sports Day, the 19th and 314th Airlift Wings introduced their respective teams to compete in the Air Mobility Command's 2009 Rodeo. Rodeo is an opportunity to share, assess and improve training techniques and procedures leading to a more efficient fighting force. It increases cooperation from other countries' air forces as well

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