News happening around Little Rock Air Force Base


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  • Airmen prepare for 26-mile memorial march in New Mexico dessert

    Two teams of five Little Rock Airmen have been training for several months. The 19th Logistics Readiness Squadron Airmen are headed to White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico for a 26.2-mile march. They will be trekking through mountainous and sandy terrain to honor fallen WWII troops from the infamous Bataan Death March. One team will even don 35
  • Into the deep: Ensuring air mobility forces ready

    Every day, aircraft from Little Rock soar through the skies and provide combat airlift around the world. One of the last things the aircrew needs is a defective fuel system.Long hours, constant fuel tank repairs and the smell of jet fuel make up a typical day for the maintainers of the 19th Maintenance Squadron aircraft fuel systems repair
  • K-9 combine strengthens partnerships

    A pack of K-9 units from 20 law enforcement agencies assembled at Camp Warlord here for a first time meeting.The training day offered handlers an opportunity to share techniques and tactics to improve K-9 operations between agencies."We wanted to bring other police agencies on base so we could see what kind of knowledge they have and what kind of
  • 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

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