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  • 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,
  • Little Rock Group earns Air Force level resource management award

    The 19th Operations Group was awarded the 2015 Air Force Aviation Resource Management Annual Sergeant Dee Campbell Large Unit Award for their contributions to Air Mobility Command and the Air Force."We worked extremely hard to support combat airlift not just for us but to other bases," said Charles Ingram, the 19th Operations Support Squadron chief
  • 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
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