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Category: Airmen in Action
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Staff Sgt. Nicholas Coburn

    Staff Sgt. Nicholas Coburn, 19th Operations Group C-130J Super Hercules instructor loadmaster is recognized as the Combat Airlifter of the Week.
  • Bill Mac: Over 50 years of service to LRAFB

    Retired Master Sgt. Bill Mac, 19th Force Support Squadron bowling center mechanic, joined the Air Force in 1960 as a firefighter — completing his training at Joint Base San Antonio – Lackland, Texas. In August of 1960, Mac received his first set of orders to Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas to become part of the 384th Civil Engineer Squadron.
  • 19 Civil Engineer Squadron readiness training

    The 19th Civil Engineer Squadron held readiness training by building Small Shelter Systems on Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Dec. 17, 2020. The training involved every flight within CES to ensure Airman had hands-on the SSS buildings in preparation for future Rock-I exercises, TDY’s and to build up their processes for expedient bed down
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Tech. Sgt. Kelly Vasel

    Vasel championed the wing disease management plan and acted as the liaison for communication in the medical field about COVID-19 which led to less than a one percent COVID-19 positive rate allowing the mission to continue.
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Staff Sgt. Lily Park

    Park was instrumental in the execution of the newly implemented Loadmaster Next Generation Instructor Flight program.
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Staf Sgt. Akilah Hall

    Hall coordinated three wing-wide blood drives, enlisted 10 volunteers, recruited 120 donors and collected 120 life savings units.
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Master Sgt. Nicholas Massingill

    Name and Rank: Master Sgt. Nicholas MassingillUnit: 19th Maintenance GroupOfficial Duty title: Development and instruction section chiefHometown: North Little Rock, ArkansasTime in service: 18 yearsTime at Little Rock: 9 yearsGoals: Finish his degree, be the best father, and experience a smooth transition after retirementHobbies: Hunting, fishing,
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Master Sgt. Fredrick Montoya

    As a 34th Combat Training Squadron flight superintendent, Montoya Built a 34 CTS 5-member NCO team to participate in Operation Dorm Storm, which facilitated much needed dorm improvements. He also solidified stronger ties with 19th Logistics Readiness Squadron for GFLR augmentation.
  • Panther Storm 2: Advancing Rapid Global Mobility

    Multiple C-130J Super Hercules crews from Little Rock Air Force, Arkansas, and Dyess AFB, Texas, partnered with the U.S. Army’s 82nd Airborne Division for a Joint Forcible Entry exercise Nov. 3-6 at Pope Army Airfield, North Carolina.