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  • Vehicle operations keeps mission in gear

    Scattered among the hundreds of vehicles traveling on base daily is a unique fleet of transportation workhorses, maintained by a team of 19th Logistics Readiness Squadron Airmen. The 19th LRS Vehicle Operations shop is comprised of a 25-man team with eight duty sections. The Airmen operate, inspect and maintain a 61-vehicle fleet comprising of
  • Base honors service, sacrifices of retirees

    “Honor to the soldier and sailor everywhere, who bravelybears his country's cause. Honor, also, to the citizen who cares for hisbrother in the field and serves, as he best can, the same cause,” a quote fromPresident Abraham Lincoln.  Today, many veterans have made it their responsibility –long after they have traded in their uniforms for civilian
  • Airmen carrying on tradition, honor

    The base Honor Guard demonstrated a full-military honors funeral ceremony Oct. 6, 2016, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas. The demonstration showcased the Honor Guard’s capabilities and mentored new team Little Rock Members on funeral services procedures. The base Honor Guard is comprised of installation Airmen who either volunteer or are
  • Cyber security: Every Airman’s responsibility

    More than ever before, the world is connected to a vastcyberdomain. The internet touches most aspects of daily life. With one click ofa mouse or swipe of a finger, people can access volumes of informationavailable to all users. This is why it’s imperative for service members andgovernment employees to use their situational awareness when operating
  • Dorm Airmen learn way around kitchen

    Team Little Rock Airmen who live in the dormitories gatheredtogether to learn the fundamentals of cooking during a unique class held Sept.14, 2016, at the Crossroads Café on Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. The dorm council is an organization made for Airmen toaddress their concerns and ideas on improving dormitory quality of life. “The purpose of
  • ‘Be sure always;' Aerial Delivery team ensures knots tied

    The 19th Logistics Readiness Squadron Aerial Delivery section - comprised of 29 Airmen and 10 civilians - is responsible for rigging, recovering and repairing cargo platforms at Little Rock Air Force, Ark. “Be sure always,” is a mantra the team lives by, reminding them to lean on the Air Force Core Values and each other. “The phrase instills all of
  • HVAC Airmen provide comfort, quality to installation

    The 19th Civil Engineer Squadron heating, ventilation andair conditioning shop is composed of 25 personnel responsible for 353facilities on Little Rock Air Force Base. HVAC technicians work with a varietyof components such as electronics, pneumatics, natural and pressurized gases,boilers and more relating to the upkeep and maintenance of HVAC
  • Little Rock AFB provides air training to Iraqi air force

    U.S.Air Force Maj. Marci Hoffman, 314th Operations Group training office flightcommander, arrived on the northwest side of Baghdad International Airport, Iraq,near midnight. Having been deployed three times before, Hoffman was no strangerto contingency operations. However, this experience was unlike any other.  “Ididn’t know what to expect,” said
  • The Story of Aaron Downing: Behind the Purple Heart

    A convoy rides through the streets of downtown Tikrit, Iraq, July 28, 2007. Inside the lead vehicle, sits then Staff Sgt. Aaron Downing, a security forces Airman working with the Army 82nd Airborne, 89th Military Police Company. After a long day of training the Iraqi police, Downing and his team are headed back to Camp Speicher.The convoy weaves
  • Tips and advice for spring safety

    Spring is in bloom. Along with all the joys of spring come many activities that have been in hibernation all winter. Taking the time to recognize the hazards and safety precautions during spring time activities such as cleaning or traveling will increase your awareness.Master Sgt. Amber Person, a 19th Airlift Wing ground safety representative,
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