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  • Policy changes for Post-9/11 GI Bill transfers

    The Department of Defense postponed their previous effective date of July 12, 2018, to July 12, 2019. Since the policy change was effective immediately, service members who were previously eligible found themselves ineligible to transfer their benefits. To ensure issues were addressed fairly, the effective date was pushed back a year.
  • Little Rock AFB Airman wins AMC Spark Tank competition

    U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Travis Alton, 19th Logistics Readiness Squadron parachute rigger, won Air Mobility Command’s first Phoenix Spark Tank competition at the Airlift/Tanker Association Symposium at Grapevine, Texas, Oct. 27, 2018. Against 73 other competitors, Alton won for his development of the M-1 Parachute Release Timing Block Fail-Safe, coined by local leadership as the “Alton Block.”
  • AMC commander talks care for Airmen, readiness with Team Little Rock

    Team Little Rock Airmen had the opportunity to interact with and tell their stories to Gen. Maryanne Miller, commander of Air Mobility Command, during a Nov. 1-2 visit to Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas. The two-day visit began at the base chapel, where Miller met with representatives from various organizations. This included the mental health
  • Command Post: Safeguarding Team Little Rock 24/7

    Behind the doors of an entrapment, phones are ringing off the hook in the 19th Airlift Wing Command Post. One call is from Airmen at the front gate about an unexpected gate closure, another is from a pilot whose aircraft won’t lower its landing gear in flight, and a third is from a first sergeant needing to contact an Airman down range. Each phone
  • Team Little Rock hosts panel to celebrate pride month history

    Little Rock Air Force Base Airmen celebrated and discussed the history of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month with an informative question-and-answer panel June 26, 2018, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas. “Events like this are just a small part of the greater discussion that happens during LGBT pride month,” said Capt. Beau
  • Holocaust honored at LRAFB

    Team Little Rock honored Holocaust victims and survivors during the annual Holocaust Remembrance event April 12, 2018, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. Attendees heard testimonies from a Holocaust survivor as well as a child of two Holocaust survivors at a luncheon. “There are a lot of books and documentaries out there about the Holocaust, but
  • LRAFB hosts C-130J Fly In

    More than 65 Airmen from six wings across the C-130J force trained to increase interoperability and operational effectiveness during a training exercise March 10, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark.Team Little Rock played an integral role throughout the week hosting members of the C-130 family during the team-driven training event.Enhancing
  • 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
  • DART: New program fast-tracks first-term Airmen to success

    Airmen arriving at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark., as their first duty station now participate in, Deployment Airmen Readiness Training (DART), immediately after completing the First-Term Airmen Course.
  • 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
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