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  • Fueling aircraft, fueling Combat Airlift

    Liquid rushes from one metal frame to another as fumes hit the air and Airman 1st Class Andres Torres, 19th Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels distribution operator, breathes in the scent he knows so well.
  • Canadian integration: Expanding Combat Airlift

    The 41st Airlift Squadron along with Airmen from the 61st Airlift Squadron and the 19th Airlift Wing joined the Royal Canadian Air Force at Trenton Air Force Base in Ontario, Canada for two-weeks of cold weather pre-deployment training.
  • Weather Flight first to tackle hurricane season, last to go home

    Watching the sun slip below the horizon, Airman 1st Class Jacob Phipps, 19th Operations Support Squadron weather apprentice, begins his nightlong vigil.
  • Tailor made: EFMP families treated to a special day of play

    Team Little Rock’s Exceptional Family Member Program coordinators recently teamed with Camp Aldersgate counselors in Little Rock to host a Family Adventure Day for all family members in the program.
  • Morale dog charged with spiritual well-being of Airmen

    A member of the chapel staff pads down the aisle in between pews as the sanctuary lies still. He’s tired, but cheerful, after getting up early to support the Combat Airlift mission of Little Rock Air Force Base.
  • Base pharmacy ensures Airmen readiness, health

    The 19th Medical Group pharmacy team works day in and day out to ensure they equip Little Rock Air Force Base Airmen with the medication they need to remain mission ready and capable. Making sure a prescription is filled out correctly is key to protecting Little Rock Airmen from the ill effects of any preventable sicknesses or long-lasting
  • Heart of Combat Airlift: pilots, loadmasters

    “We lost an engine right after taking off from Kandahar,” saidCapt. Nick Rapp, 19th Airlift Wing chief of safety. “It was our fourth mission together,early in our deployment, and the first time where we really had our feet to thefire.” As adrenaline filled the veins of the aircrew, Staff Sgt. J.R.Childres instinctually conducted the emergency
  • Through fire, flames: What it takes to be Little Rock AFB firefighter

    Working 24-hour shifts, donning 50-to 70-pounds of equipmentin seconds and responding to life threatening situations without hesitation is aglimpse into what it takes to be a 19th Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Departmentfirefighter. After completing four months of rigorous technical training,a gratifying career protecting the U.S Air Force community
  • Little Rock AFB Airmen equip aircrew for worst-case scenarios

    Before every flight, Airmen from the 19th Operations SupportSquadron Aircrew Flight Equipment shop load countless bags onto to the C-130.The green luggage ranges in size but serves a common purpose: to save the livesof the C-130 aircrew. Parachutes, survival radios, oxygen masks and flotationdevices are just a few of the devices stocked in the
  • Bioenvironmental Airmen ensure safe work conditions

    When illness prevention comes to mind, some people mayimagine doctors working in a lab searching for cures to formidable diseases. However,the 19th Aerospace Medicine Squadron Bioenvironmental Engineers are unsung scientists,chemists and microbiologists who specialize in identifying potential healthhazards in the workplace and surrounding

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