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  • 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.
  • Ready Warriors: Defenders train first-term Airmen as augmentees

    The 19th Security Forces Squadron has trained approximately 180 Airmen as security forces augmentees at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas since the course began in December 2018.
  • 41st AS: Most outstanding Airlift Squadron in AMC

    The 41st Airlift Squadron was awarded the 2018 General Joseph Smith Trophy for being the most outstanding airlift squadron in Air Mobility Command last year.
  • 34th CTS Airman trains next generation

    The C-130J Super Hercules was built to perform tactical combat airlift while flying and landing in austere environments. Moving and dropping pallets doesn’t seem to be too daunting until loadmasters have to squeeze uniquely shaped cargo into the back of a C-130, at which point it can seem almost impossible without the correct training and techniques.
  • Keeping up with aircrew safety: 19th OSS AFE

    Pilots and loadmasters are some of the first Airmen who come to mind when thinking about the safe execution of agile combat airlift. The 19th Operations Support Squadron Aircrew Flight Equipment Flight is responsible for maintaining all in-flight safety equipment, ensuring aircrew are properly trained in the event of an emergency.
  • Staying ready: 19th CES emergency management train Black Knights

    Exercising readiness for emergency situations so Airmen can stay prepared and learn their role when it comes to installation attacks or natural disasters is a high priority at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas. The 19th Civil Engineer Squadron emergency management flight verifies each unit’s accomplishments so the mission can continue safely, and effectively, regardless of the environment.
  • TLR honors Police Week with partner services

    Team Little Rock Airmen recognized Police Week with numerous competitions and events at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, May 13-17, 2019.
  • 2nd annual C-130J fly-in grows Herk Nation

    Representatives from eight C-130J units came together to train and enhance mobility partnerships across the C-130J enterprise during the second-annual fly-in at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, March 9-16, 2019.
  • Black Knights move at speed of war

    Team Little Rock will have nearly 500 Airmen deployed around the world by the end of January 2019 from Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas. While Little Rock Airmen deploy as full units containing hundreds of personnel on a regular basis in support of various missions overseas, they also go downrange as individuals or small groups on short notice
  • Team LR de-ices aircraft for mission success

    Maintainers assigned to the 19th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron and 189th AMXS make their way toward de-icer trucks on opposite sides of the flightline in the cold, brisk winter. De-icer trucks on the flightline during the winter months are a common sight, and they ensure Team Little Rock’s always ready to provide unrivaled, agile and resilient
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