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  • Team Little Rock Squadron earns top marks

    The 61st Airlift Squadron was awarded the 2015 General Joseph Smith Trophy for being the most outstanding Airlift Squadron in Air Mobility Command.The 61st AS distinguished itself as the only C-130J squadron with at least nine crews, consisting of 85 percent of their work force, deployed throughout the year. The squadron, also known as the Green
  • 19 MXS munitions flight lead the way

    The 19th Maintenance Squadron munitions flight was awarded a best practice benchmark approved by Air Mobility Command during the 2015 Unit Effectiveness Inspection for innovating a faster way to build aircraft countermeasures, or chaff and flare decoys.Chaff and flare decoys are aerial countermeasures used by aircraft to defeat radar-guided and
  • Coalition forces commemorate ANZAC Day

    Service members from Australia, Sweden and the United States gathered to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Australian and New Zealand Army Corps Day, or ANZAC Day, April 25, 2016, at the 34th Combat Training Squadron on Little Rock Air Force Base.The annual observance is an important Australian national occasion honoring the first major military
  • SERE ensures coalition forces unite

    During Green Flag 16-06, international partnerships played a vital role in mission accomplishment. In one 24-hour iteration of the Green Flag 16-06 exercise, service members from the Royal Australian Air Force provided essential air support to an aircrew from a RAAF C-130J. The crew airdropped critical supplies to a group of U.S. Air Force Airmen
  • Premier training receives AMC accolades

    Green Flag 16-06 provides extensive hands-on training to multiple service members - both joint and coalition forces -- in a short span of time which existed between April 14 to 24, 2016.Wanting to get a firsthand look at the foundation provided by the 34th Combat Training Squadron, U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Jerry Martinez, Air Mobility Command
  • Americans, Australians execute airlift together

    U.S. Air Force Airmen and U.S. Army Soldiers worked closely with coalition forces from Australia, New Zealand and Sweden during the Green Flag Little Rock 16-06 exercise April 14-24, 2016, located at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, and Ft. Polk, Louisiana. The 34th Combat Training Squadron planned, coordinated and conducted the large-scale
  • Green Flag: enhancing mobility partnerships

    The 34th Combat Training Squadron and U.S. Army personnel worked closely with coalition forces from Sweden, New Zealand and Australia during the Green Flag Little Rock 16-06 exercise April 14-24, 2016, located at both Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, and Ft. Polk, Louisiana."Since GFLR is not driven by a set training syllabus, each exercise is
  • Team Little Rock toasts Doolittle Raiders

    Members of Team Little Rock honored the legacy of the Doolittle Raiders April 18, 2016, in Hangar 1080 at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark.This toast is made annually to honor the courage and sacrifice of the Doolittle Raiders. This year, Team Little Rock hosted the 74th anniversary toast. With the only two surviving members Staff Sgt. David
  • 'Honor, Gratitude, Rock & Roll': Gary Sinise jams at The Rock

    Gary Sinise and the Lt. Dan Band are scheduled to perform April 29, 2016, for the first time at Little Rock Air Force Base. The Lt. Dan Band is a cover band founded by Gary Sinise, better known for his role as U.S. Army 1st Lt. Dan Taylor, from the film Forrest Gump."Many people know me by Lt. Dan rather than by my real name, hence the band's
  • 'The Rock' drops dollars for AFAF

    The 2016 Air Force Assistance Fund campaign has come to an end and Team Little Rock members raised more than $50,000.The AFAF annual drive raises funds for charitable affiliates that provide support to Airmen  in need, including active-duty service members, retirees, Reservists, Guardsmen and their dependents to include surviving spouses who are in
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