News happening around Little Rock Air Force Base


  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Staff Sgt. Cole Farley

    This week's Combat Airlifter of the Week is Staff Sgt. Cole Farley, 19th Security Forces Squadron unit deployment manager.
  • Little Rock Airman forms LeaveWeb update for retirement and separation

    Retirement or separation can be an exciting time for military members, but as expected with any major life transition, it can be fraught with challenges. A 19th Comptroller Squadron Airman’s innovation has made one part of the process smoother. Senior Airman Murad Babatov, 19th CPTS financial management technician, discovered a problem Airmen were having when retiring, separating, or taking advantage of the DoD SkillBridge Program.
  • 19th AW holds Wingman Day

    The 19th Airlift Wing held a Wingman Day on June 26, encouraging the continuation of open discussions to form a deeper understanding and connection between Airmen of all ranks.
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Airman 1st Class Chellsea Thompson

    This week's Combat Airlifter of the Week is Airman 1st Class Chellsea Thompson, 41st Airlift Squadron aviation resource management.
  • 19 AW leadership continues discussion with Airmen, addresses unconscious-bias

    Nationwide protests highlighting racial inequities led 19th Airlift Wing leadership to open a dialogue on unconscious bias within the Air Force and United States recently.
  • 19th SFS opens new MWD facility

    The 19th Security Forces Squadron held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of a new military working dog facility, June 22. The culmination of four years of planning and 11 months of construction, the $2.3 million facility includes larger in- and outdoor-runs, a dog house in each run, new obstacles, a HVAC system with humidity and air pressure adjustments and a stand-alone medical treatment station.
  • Little Rock aircrew delivers supplies to outpost in Kenya

    A U.S. Air Force C-130J Super Hercules deployed from Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas and assigned to the 75th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron, waits for passengers to board during loading and unloading operations in Kenya, June 15, 2020. The 75th EAS provides strategic airlift capabilities across the Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa area of responsibility.
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Staff Sgt. Master Pennington

    This week's Combat Airlifter of the Week is Staff Sgt. Master Pennington, 314th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron electrical and environmental journeyman.
  • NDI: nothing slips through the cracks

    No matter how well we maintain our equipment, wear and tear and metal fatigue can occur without visible signs. Responsible for employing noninvasive methods to inspect the insides of metal objects, nondestructive inspection specialists identify possible defects in systems and equipment before anything can become a dangerous problem.
  • 314th AW welcomes new commander

    Col. Joseph Miller assumed command of the 314th Airlift Wing from Col. Stephen Hodge during a change of command ceremony at Little Rock Air Force Base, June 16.