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  • 19th AF commander experiences 314th AW innovations

    U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Patrick Doherty, 19th Air Force commander, visited the 314th Airlift Wing to gain firsthand insight to the way the wing integrates innovation within training March 7, 2019 at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas. Doherty met with Airmen from the 62nd Airlift Squadron’s innovation flight and was shown numerous integrated
  • AETC command chief visits Little Rock AFB, discusses innovation

    Chief Master Sgt. Juliet Gudgel, command chief of Air Education and Training Command, toured the 314th Airlift Wing and met with AETC Airmen July 23, 2018, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas. Airmen of all ranks had the opportunity to listen, ask questions and discuss their ideas with Gudgel during her tour focusing on innovation in AETC. The
  • Safety office’s mission equals safe work conditions

    The 19th Airlift Wing Safety Office is responsible for ensuring Airmen have a safe work environment at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. Though a small amount of personnel, Safety is responsible for the protection and safe mission execution of more than 6,000 Team Little Rock members. A variety of jobs are executed by the safety office including
  • LRAFB celebrates Black History Month

    As part of the installation's diversity and inclusion group, the 913th Airlift Group hosted numerous activities to celebrate Black History Month throughout the month of February, 2018, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. The 913th AG arranged three events for Black History Month including a leadership panel, the Walk Past Hate essay competition and
  • Base-wide exercise: pre-deployment function line marks start

    Airmen participate in a base-wide exercise starting with the pre-deployment function line Feb. 21, 2018, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. Throughout the week 10 chalks of approximately 500 Airmen will process through the PDF line, where personnel verify the Airmen have all their medical records accounted for, process them as though they will
  • Q&A: 19th Air Force commander delivers final C-130J

    The largest C-130 base in the world recently marked the end of a transition that first began 13 years ago. The 314th Airlift Wing at Little Rock Air Force Base received its final, new C-130J aircraft from a Lockheed Martin facility, Feb. 27, 2017. The 19th Air Force commander delivered the C-130J; and spoke about the future of the 314th AW and its
  • Little Rock AFB celebrates AETC’s 75th anniversary

    For 75 years, the Air Education and Training Command has trained the world’s greatest Airmen. The major command trained countless U.S. Air Force Airmen in multiple wings and installations around the world, including the 314th Airlift Wing based at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas. “Our mission is to train the best C-130 aircrews in the world,”
  • Turkey Shoot: Combat Airlift Competition

    Aircraft from the 19th Airlift Wing, 314th Airlift Wing, 189th Airlift Wing and 913th Airlift Group squared off in a friendly competition to outscore their opponents by performing the air mobility exercise the fastest and most accurate.
  • Combat Airlift legacy lives on

    Members of Team Little Rock gathered with the 314th Airlift Wing Sept. 30, 2016, as the 48th Airlift Squadron transitioned and shifted its personnel to its sister unit, the 62nd Airlift Squadron. Since 2003, the 48th AS has trained C-130 pilots and loadmasters at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas. In this new role, it will continue this mission
  • One man, three wars, four services

    Few Americans can say they served in three major wars, fewer still can say they were a member of four different branches of the U.S. military. However, Ret. U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Robert Earl "Sam" Puckett has achieved both. His journey began in 1943, as a 17-year-old Arkansan who enlisted in the U.S. Navy — little did Puckett know, Uncle Sam
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