News happening around Little Rock Air Force Base


Category: AMC
  • 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
  • Airmen communicating is key

    Enlisted Airmen from across the base assembled at Heritage Park Sept. 24 for an enlisted call to discuss communication among the ranks and questions and concerns Airmen are having. Chief Master Sgt. Anthony Brinkley, 19th Airlift Wing command chief addressed the Airmen. "We need to communicate better because we can't take care of you, and we can't
  • 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
  • Injured AMC Airman credits training for saving her life

    It takes a split second for an improvised explosive device to detonate, and knowing what to do and how to react in that split second after the explosion can save a life, as one Little Rock AFB officer recently found out. The training Capt. Wendy Kosek, a 19th Airlift Wing legal officer, received during the Advanced Contingency Skills Training
  • Airman provides critical aid under fire

    Airmen have their training put to the test every day, whether it's by exercise training or real life occurrences. Even when faced with danger, no matter the situation, Airmen will apply their abilities to accomplish their mission. On Aug. 12, Airman 1st Class Destiney Dowdy, a medic with Provincial Reconstruction Team Nuristan, Afghanistan, went on
  • Quarterly Award Winners

    Quarterly Award Nominees Team Little Rock Winners Ceremonial Guardsman Airman 1st Class Kyle Sommerfeldt, 314th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Airman Airman 1st Class Christopher Crosby, 19th Civil Engineer Squadron NCO Staff Sgt. Jose Ramon Jr., 314th Maintenance Operations Squadron Senior NCO Master Sgt. Michael Thomas, 61st Airlift Squadron Dorm

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