News happening around Little Rock Air Force Base


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  • 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
  • KUDOS: Mission accomplished

    The Airman and Family Readiness Center sponsored its fourth annual Kids Understanding Deployment Operations event April 11, 2015, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. Approximately 300 members of Team Little Rock participated in the event where multiple squadrons set up booths demonstrating common Air Force deployment activities to children.The
  • Bystander education completes first class

    Bystander Education, a new Leadership Pathways course offered here, conducted its first iteration on Feb. 19 and Feb. 20.The course was designed by Roland DeLeon, Little Rock Air Force Base's sexual assault response coordinator, to educate Airmen on how to be an active bystander in all situations."The class is designed to get people to evaluate who
  • Signed, sealed and delivered

    The Official Mail Center handles all incoming mail and internal outgoing mail to the Airmen at Little Rock Air Force Base. On a typical day, the mail center receives mail, and Airmen sort it by the squadron and building number. Once mail has been processed, bundles of mail are put together and loaded onto the mail truck. To ensure it is delivered
  • Colombia: One Airman's dynamic deployment

    Maj. Nina Padalino, a 19th Airlift Wing deputy staff judge advocate, recently returned home from a unique deployment to one of South America's largest cities.Padalino was an Airman assigned to Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts, when she received the rare opportunity to travel more than 2,600 miles to the capital of Colombia.Padalino's new role
  • More efficient processes aid Airmen receive eye surgery

    Airmen seeking corrective eye surgery, such as LASIK, can now receive corneal refractive surgery faster at the 19th Medical Group here.Thanks to diligence and hard work at the optometry clinic, there's no longer a waitlist and more active-duty Airmen can receive corneal refractive surgery (CRS)."I'm very proud of my team here at the Little Rock Air
  • Jet Fuel Storage: Fill to Fly

    The 19th Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels management flight works daily to ensure eight flying squadrons achieve their mission objectives at Little Rock Air Force Base. Without petrol or Airmen refuelers, the Little Rock AFB flightline would be nothing more than an oversized parking lot. Before powering airplanes, that vital jet fuel will first
  • LRAFB Airman assists Afghan Air Force

      (Lt. Col. Christopher Garcia, 538th Air Expeditionary Advisory Squadron director of operations, stands in front of an Afghan Air Force C-130 Hercules at Kabul International Airport, Afghanistan. Garcia assisted in training the first Afghan C-130 crew while assigned to the 538th Air Expeditionary Wing. (Courtesy photo) 
  • Little Rock Airmen attend air mobility convention

    On Oct. 31, Airmen from Little Rock Air Force Base took part in a conference that transformed Nashville, Tennessee, into "The Mobility Capital of the World." Military members and civilians associated with the U.S. Air Force's Air Mobility Command, converged in Tennessee's capital for the 46th Annual Airlift/Tanker Association Convention, which

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