News happening around Little Rock Air Force Base


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  • 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,
  • 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

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