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  • Save a Life tour comes to the Rock

    People are the Air Force's most important asset; that's why the Air Force Safety Center has contracted Kramer International to present installations across the U.S. with the "Save a Life Tour." The tour is a high-impact alcohol awareness program that uses a video presentation, drunk driving simulators, displays, and personal experience to drive
  • MoH recipient visits base, dedicates plane

    A real American hero visited Little Rock Air Force Base Sept. 25, speaking with Airman Leadership School students and dedicating an F-105 aircraft at the Jacksonville Museum of Military History.Retired Col. Leo Thorsness, a former prisoner of war and Medal of Honor recipient, also spoke at the base's Community Council Luncheon at the Jacksonville
  • Military Sentinel - consumer protection website

    Military members, Department of Defense civilian employees and their families are targets of specific consumer-fraud scams and face many consumer-related problems. In response, the DoD and the Federal Trade Commission launched the Military Sentinel Web site to improve consumer protection for DoD personnel. The Military Sentinel is designed to
  • 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
  • American public sends more than $8 million in support to military families

    In just five short years, contributions to "Help Our Troops Call Home" have surpassed the $8 million mark. Since its inception in April, 2004, as a way the American public could provide an avenue for deployed Soldiers, Airmen, Sailors and Marines to stay connected to loved ones back home, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES) program has
  • 314th to host inaugural 'Trash Hauler's Ball'

    From the outside looking in, one might think it to be a party for sanitation workers, but the 314th Airlift Wing's inaugural "Trash Hauler's Ball" is a celebration of the C-130's reputation of carrying whatever it takes to get the mission accomplished. "It's a camaraderie event for 314th [Airlift Wing] members to get together. It's not a combat
  • Team Little Rock welcomes new 314th AW vice commander

    The 314th Airlift Wing is in the business of training world-class C-130 crew members and maintainers, and according to the wing's new vice commander, business is good. Col. Kirk Lear, 314 AW vice commander, said Little Rock Airmen are light years ahead in terms of getting the critical C-130 Combat Airlift mission accomplished. "We are so much

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