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  • 19th OMRS bio team protects Airmen from work hazards

    Veterinarians x-ray animals to diagnose their illnesses. Maintainers clean aircraft with a variety of chemicals. Firefighters rescue families from fire and smoke. Those careers and tasks require consideration of the effect on workers’ health after a long period of exposure. The 19th Operational Medical Readiness Squadron Bioenvironmental Flight tests those work hazards and many others like them to identify issues and put protective controls in place for workers.
  • Combat Airlift of the Week: Tech. Sgt. Joe Hayes

    Name and Rank: Tech. Sgt. Joe HayesUnit: 19th Maintenance SquadronDuty title: Nondestructive inspection supervisorHometown: Parsons, TennesseeTime in service: 14 yearsTime at Little Rock: 2 yearsGoals: Finish Bachelor’s Degree in Homeland Security and Emergency ManagementHobbies: Spending time with family, Tennessee Volunteers football, and
  • Generation to generation: Carrying on C-130 legacy

    U.S. Air Force Capt. John Rebolledo, 62nd Airlift Squadron C-130J instructor pilot, feels great pride in achieving his childhood dream of becoming a C-130 pilot.
  • Vet clinic remodel: staying a step above the rest

    The veterinary clinic at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas underwent a major remodel and received substantial equipment upgrades to aid in providing the superior care that people expect for their four-legged companions.
  • 61st loadmaster wins 2018 Outstanding Career Enlisted Aviator award

    A 61st Airlift Squadron loadmaster from Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, was named the 2018 Staff Sgt. Henry E. "Red" Erwin Outstanding Career Enlisted Aviator of the Year.
  • EOD: Herk Nation ambassadors across Arkansas

    The Explosive Ordnance Disposal team at Little Rock Air Force Base completes countless hours of training and faces ample challenges in order to provide support to not only the base, but also to the entire state of Arkansas.
  • Air traffic control: Keeping Herk Nation airspace safe

    Team Little Rock sends out aircraft every day supporting a variety of missions around the local area and across the globe. The 19th Operations Support Squadron air traffic controllers take care of maneuvering aircraft within the airspace and flight line to ensure all Airmen in the air and on the ground remain safe.
  • IPE supervisor sets standard for Airmen

    To an average person, managing a supply warehouse worth nearly $9 million of individual protective equipment, as well as securing and deploying an armory worth $2.1 million, and supervising 14 Airmen every day would be seemingly impossible – but not for one Airman.
  • Ready Warriors: Defenders train first-term Airmen as augmentees

    The 19th Security Forces Squadron has trained approximately 180 Airmen as security forces augmentees at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas since the course began in December 2018.
  • 34th CTS Airman trains next generation

    The C-130J Super Hercules was built to perform tactical combat airlift while flying and landing in austere environments. Moving and dropping pallets doesn’t seem to be too daunting until loadmasters have to squeeze uniquely shaped cargo into the back of a C-130, at which point it can seem almost impossible without the correct training and techniques.
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