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  • 314th AMXS employs initial operational capability through support section

    The 314th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron stood up its active-duty support section recently at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas. This was considered a major milestone in its reconstitution plan, to continue transitioning the squadron from civilian contractors to military personnel.
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Tech. Sgt. Andy Bull

    Name and Rank: Tech. Sgt. Andy BullUnit: 314th Aircraft Maintenance SquadronDuty title: Flight line expediterHometown: Angleton, TexasTime in service: 16 years, 6 monthsTime at Little Rock: 16 yearsGoals: Get Airframe and Power Plant LicenseHobbies: Photography and cyclingAir Force Core Value portrayed: Service Before SelfWhy was the individual
  • JMATS Simulator: Gateway to C-130

    The C-130J Maintenance and Aircrew Training System team teaches the next generation of loadmasters and pilots using simulations to teach the students to perform their job safely and effectively before going to the flight line.
  • 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.
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Staff Sgt. Nelson Esqueda

    Name and Rank: Staff Sgt. Nelson EsquedaUnit: 62nd Airlift SquadronDuty title: C-130J instructor loadmasterHometown: San Antonio, TexasTime in service: 9 yearsTime at Little Rock: 1 yearGoals: Pursue further educationHobbies: Hiking, working out, sports, reading, and yard workAir Force Core Value portrayed: Excellence in All We DoWhy was the
  • 314th AW: How LRAFB became 'Home of Herk Nation'

    The C-130 has heritage dating back to World War II when the C-47 Skytrain was used to airlift supplies to troops during the war. Lessons learned from the C-47 informed the design of what would become the C-130. Almost 80 years later and after constant improvements to the airframe, the Herk is still being utilized for numerous missions across the Air Force and around the world.
  • AETC recognizes 62nd AS as top ops squadron

    The 62nd Airlift Squadron received Air Education and Training Command’s Top Operations Squadron for 2018 at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, earlier this year.
  • 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
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