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  • 19 CES “Dirt Boyz” repair Little Rock AFB roads

    Smoke rises from freshly placed asphalt on a newly pavedroad. A large construction vehicle cloaked in black soot sits at the end of theroad signifying the job is almost done. The air is dominated by the smell ofhot tar as Airmen from the 19th Civil Engineer Squadron pavement andconstruction equipment shop work to spread the asphalt evenly. Better
  • Career change helps Airman find niche

    The idea of going from knowing nothing about basic vehicle maintenance to working on a large aircraft might be daunting. For one Airman in particular, this concept was extremely appealing because it tapped into her natural curiosity of how things worked. “I wanted to build things and it seemed really cool that I could build things that flew in
  • Airmen conduct preventative MXS on C-130J fleet

    Chemical tanks, conveyer belts and intricate machines linethe walls of the 19th Maintenance Squadron nondestructive inspections shop. The lights are turned off as one ultraviolet light shines anew spectrum of colors to an NDI technician. Shades of purple, blue and neon-green light up the dark as theAirman searches for what the naked eye can’t see. 
  • 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
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