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  • GREEN FLAG 16-04: Improving Combat Airlift from ground up

    The 34th Combat Training Squadron recently planned, coordinated and conducted one of Air Mobility Command's largest rotational exercises.GREEN FLAG 16-04 crews transitioned from Little Rock Air Force Base to the exercise's staging base at Alexandria, Louisiana, for sorties supporting Army operations at the Joint Readiness Training Center at Fort
  • Super Foods: How they help the body

    Why do Super Foods work?  Eating Super Foods can do four very important things in the body: they can decrease inflammation, can improve gut health, can increase antioxidants and could increase sulfur in the body.  Here are four quick summaries talking about chronic systemic inflammation, gut health, antioxidants and the importance of eating
  • 19th AW Annual Award Winners

    The 19th Airlift Wing highlighted some of the past year's top performers during a ceremony on Jan. 29, 2016.
  • LRAFB facilitates ride-sharing service options

    With busy roads, packed parking lots and the need for a designated driver after a night out, it's no wonder why ride-sharing services are growing more popular with young adults in the United States each day. Little Rock Air Force Base residents are no exception.A growing number of companies provide taxi-like services and connect passengers to
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Staff Sgt. Michael Anderson

    Name: Staff Sgt. Michael AndersonUnit: 48th Airlift SquadronPosition: Information Operations noncommissioned officer in charge / C-130 Formal Training Unit loadmaster instructorHometown: Marshall, TexasTime on station: 1.3 YearsTime in Service: 7 years 2 monthsCore Value Portrayed: ExcellenceHOW DOES THE INDIVIDUAL PORTRAY THAT CORE VALUE: Shortly
  • Aircrew contamination control

    In order to be qualified to fly, every U.S. Air Force C-130J aircrew member must make the journey through a simulated decontamination line. The aircrew contamination control area line consists of nine stations manned by Airmen who perform the steps to properly decontaminate aircrews after potential exposure to any chemical, biological, radiological
  • Diversity Day: More than a celebration

    Little Rock Air Force Base celebrated its diverse work force with its third annual Diversity Day January 15, 2016.The event was just in time for Martin Luther King Jr. Day and spotlighted future heritage events for Airmen to observe for the rest of the year.Events included booths representing each of the special observances the Department of
  • Little Rock AFB forges relationships with international students

    As the cornerstone  of C-130 Combat Airlift, the 314th Airlift Wing trains Airmen, sister services and international service members to become combat airlifters.While the international students receive formal training, the International Military Student Office works to establish lasting relationships and introduce students to American culture on a
  • Little Rock AFB celebrates Diversity Day

    The 2016 Diversity Day kicks off Friday, January 15, on Little Rock Air Force Base.The multi-cultural celebration is held just in time for Martin Luther King Jr. Day and highlights a variety of future events for Airmen of all heritages to enjoy throughout the year.Col. James Dryjanski, 314th Airlift Wing commander, will provide the opening remarks
  • Fizzlin' New Year's resolution solutions

    Every New Year brings with it a resolution to better oneself. Below are a few for keeping those New Year's resolutions.1. Commit! Consistency is the key for losing weight and keeping it off. You can start with made up food rules like 30 days of no bread or pasta and add new rules as you're ready for a new challenge.2. Don't drink your calories.

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