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  • 60th Anniversary: Beginning of an everlasting heritage

    In 1955, a pocket of Jacksonville was carved out and dedicated to serving our country.For 60 years, that sculpture has become Little Rock Air Force Base. It has sustained its presence by accomplishing a variety of missions, hosting several units and earning awards such as the Air Force Outstanding Unit award in 2014.However, Little Rock AFB is as
  • Civic leaders take to the sky

    Col. Charles Brown Jr., 19th Airlift Wing commander (left), and Chief Master Sgt. Rhonda Buening, 19th AW command chief (right), stand with a group of 25 civic leaders from the local community Sept. 25, 2015, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. The group flew on a C-130J to Dyess AFB, Texas. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior
  • Peruvian exchange program builds human capital

    Little Rock Air Force Base is no stranger to international training. Little Rock Airmen have trained military members from six different continents. However, one training program exists that sets itself apart from the rest. Capt. Javier Camacho, a Peruvian Air Force logistics officer, has been working alongside 19th Logistics Readiness Squadron
  • POW/MIA: Run to Remember

    Team Little Rock honored National Prisoner of War/Missing in Action Recognition Day September 17-18 with a 24-hour run to pay homage to those missing and to those who gave the ultimate sacrifice.Since 1986, the third Friday in September is observed as POW/MIA Recognition Day. This year, the date coincided with the Air Force's 68th birthday. As the
  • Base C-130J's flex muscle at exercise

    The 41st, 61st and 48th Airlift Squadrons delivered Herculean muscle to Operation Dragon Spear Aug. 6. Dragon Spear was one of the most complex joint-training exercises in over a decade. The Joint Force Exercise at the U.S. Army's National Training Center on Fort Irwin, Calif., included over 1,500 fighting forces from XVIII Airborne Corps; 82nd
  • Delivering Afghanistan's fourth C-130H

    A crew of Airmen stand in front of an Afghan Air Force C-130H June 9, 2015, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. The team delivered Afghanistan's fourth C-130H aircraft from the United States. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Harry Brexel)   Since 2013, Airmen from Little Rock Air Force Base have advised and
  • Forging new international partnerships

    Contingency training with coalition partners is nothing new to Little Rock Air Force Base Airmen. However, the GREEN FLAG 15-07 exercise that recently took place fostered international partnerships like no other.More than 50 Airmen from across Little Rock AFB participated in the exercise. The scenario of the exercise was dynamic, emphasizing close
  • Celebrating military spouses at The Rock

    Today the Little Rock Air Force Base Airmen and Family Readiness Center will honor the unsung heroes of the military: spouses.The center hosts the 3rd annual Spouse Appreciation Celebration with a vendor bazaar from 5-8 p.m. in the Walters Community Support Center with several businesses showcasing their products and services by spouses for
  • 2015 JROTC Expo

    Team Little Rock members showed nearly 500 high school students various Air Force career opportunities and available resources at the 2015 Junior Reserve Officer Training Corp Expo April 17, 2015.The JROTC students traveled from schools across Arkansas and from as far away as Missouri to spend the day experiencing life as an Airman.The day included
  • Exercise tests response and readiness at The Rock

    Team Little Rock demonstrated its first responder capabilities during a major accident response inspection April 22, 2015.The MARI tested the readiness of Little Rock Air Force Base and off-base emergency response personnel to respond to an aircraft crash. This exercise simulated a C-130 accident off-base at the Jacksonville Fire Department

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