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  • GREEN FLAG 17-04: Simulations for real world situations

    The 34th Combat Training Squadron executed Green Flag Little Rock 17-04, Feb. 9 – 19, 2017, one of Air Mobility Command’s largest exercises where a variety of real scenario-based routines were executed. Team Little Rock partnered with multiple units within Air Mobility Command for training simulations staged at Little Rock Air Force Base and
  • Whittling away stress, frame by frame

    Sawdust and the buzz of an electric saw fill the air as individuals create personal masterpieces at the 19th Force Support Squadron Skills and Development Center Wood Frame Shop at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas.The shop is located next to the Hobby Shop and Outdoor Recreation and is open every weekday or Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and
  • Little Rock Airmen first to test C-130J upgrade

    A team of U.S. Air Force Airmen conducted a C-130J training flight on Feb. 3, 2017, unlike any other at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. The flight was the first in the Air Mobility Command conducted on an upgraded C-130J that featured an intricate suite of software and hardware improvements known as Block 8.1. In November 2016, Lockheed Martin
  • Drill: Patience, pain, pride

    Flight. Fall in! Brand new Air Force Basic Military Training trainees, not knowing their left foot from right, fumble into one another. A nervous gaggle tries to revive the muscle memory instilled by their first encounter with their military training instructor. A Military Training Instructor shouts a series of facing movements, directing a train
  • Globetrotter gives back at LRAFB

    As part of their 2017 World Tour, the iconic Harlem Globetrotters are bringing their one-of-a-kind show to North Little Rock, Arkansas, Jan. 31, 2017.The basketball team recently wrapped up a busy 90th year anniversary tour, and launched the Great Assist initiative, a pledge vowing to spread 100 million smiles over the next 10 years. However,
  • Armory Airmen ensure safety

    A small team of eight U.S. Air Force Airmen provide firepower each day for the entire 19th Security Forces Squadron to defend the world’s largest C-130 fleet. The armory is the first stop for security forces Airmen prior to each shift. The team ensures weapons are fully serviceable and that each Airman is fully qualified before being assigned a
  • Munitions shop hits target on preparation

    Guarded by a tall gate, filled with underground bunkers and hiding in the back recesses of the base, the 19th Maintenance Squadron munitions flight on Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, is a secluded area but vital to Combat Airlift. From inspections to storage, the flight ensures bullets hit their targets by providing ammunition to the 19th
  • 60 years later: Airmen honor MLK, Little Rock Nine

    U.S. Airmen from Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark., honored one of the greatest civil rights activists, Jan. 13, 2017. Airmen walked alongside local community leaders for a commemorative march honoring Martin Luther King, Jr., and the historic Little Rock Nine. Segregation: End of an Era Despite the fact that the United States of America has been
  • Airmen plan to commemorate MLK Day with Little Rock Central High

    On January 13, 2017, beginning at 2:00 p.m., service members from Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark., will honor one of the greatest civil rights activists of all time.The Little Rock Central High School marching band will walk alongside U.S. Air Force Airmen for a commencement address and commemorative walk honoring Martin Luther King, Jr.  There
  • Home on range: Airmen, Soldiers partner to prime skills

    A main priority of the U.S. Air Force’s Air Mobility Command is to enhance partnerships to execute and sustain rapid global mobility. One prime example is the weapons training cooperation between Little Rock Air Force Base and Arkansas National Guard installations. Approximately 15 minutes down the road from Little Rock AFB lies one of the largest
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