News happening around Little Rock Air Force Base


Category: AMC
  • Turkey Shoot: Combat Airlift Competition

    Aircraft from the 19th Airlift Wing, 314th Airlift Wing, 189th Airlift Wing and 913th Airlift Group squared off in a friendly competition to outscore their opponents by performing the air mobility exercise the fastest and most accurate.
  • 11-ship formation flight flexes Hercules muscle

    A formation of 11 C-130Js departed Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Oct. 24, 2016, as part of a total force exercise ensuring mission readiness. C-130s from Little Rock AFB, departed the flightline in quick sequence to join aircraft from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas and Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi to put the 61st Airlift Squadron’s team
  • Little Rock takes reins in JOAX

    Little Rock Air Force Base partnered with the 82nd Airborne Division for a Joint Operational Access Exercise Sept. 27 through Oct. 3, 2016, at Pope Army Airfield, North Carolina. Although much of the focus of the joint exercise was on the multiple jumps and follow-on ground operations, the main objective is to validate the 82nd AD’s ability to
  • C-130J aircrews practice apprehension avoidance

    Before U.S. Air Force Airmen can become Combat Airlifters, they undergo extensive survival, evasion, resistance and escape training. A key component of SERE training involves apprehension avoidance. A small team of SERE instructors teach hundreds of C-130 aircrew members each year at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. Airmen from the Air Mobility
  • One man, three wars, four services

    Few Americans can say they served in three major wars, fewer still can say they were a member of four different branches of the U.S. military. However, Ret. U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Robert Earl "Sam" Puckett has achieved both. His journey began in 1943, as a 17-year-old Arkansan who enlisted in the U.S. Navy — little did Puckett know, Uncle Sam
  • Handcrafting dental readiness

    Whenever U.S. Air Force combat airlifters need dental work, they often count on a small team of specialists at the 19th Medical Group Clinic. The unit works behind-the-scenes crafting unique dental prostheses as part of the 19th Aerospace Medicine Squadron dental laboratory element. They assist dentists by correcting dental conditions that
  • Black Cats deliver air power during Artic Anvil

    The 41st Airlift Squadron is conducting mountainous terrain training in Alaska and supporting Exercise Artic Anvil. Airmen from the 19th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron went on the training exercise to provide support to ensure the C-130Js are airworthy and safe. Arctic Anvil is an integrated combined, joint and coalition training event and gives
  • Little Rock AFB airlift squadrons participate in 72nd D-Day anniversary events

    In commemoration of the 72nd Anniversary of D-Day, U.S. Airmen from the 48th Airlift Squadron and 62nd Airlift Squadron of the 314th Airlift Wing from Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, transported on June 5, 2016, more than 60 U.S. Army paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division from Fort Bragg, N.C., and the 173rd Airborne Brigade from
  • 314th AW Restores H-21 helicopter

    Approximately 20 volunteers from the 314th Airlift Wing are bringing back a little piece of history to Little Rock Air Force Base by restoring a Piasecki H-21 Workhorse helicopter to be placed in Heritage Park near the end of June.Mark Wilderman, 314th Airlift Wing historian, came up with the idea of restoring the helicopter when he discovered that
  • Little Rock members host Holocaust Remembrance Ceremony

    To commemorate the lives lost during the Holocaust, members of Team Little Rock attended the Holocaust Remembrance Ceremony, May 5, 2016, at Little Rock Air Force Base.The ceremony was held in honor of the 6 million European Jews that were killed during what was known as the "The Final Solution" by the Nazi regime in World War II.Garrick Feldman,

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