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  • On base incident at Little Rock AFB

                Base and local officials are continuing to respond to an armed suspect incident that occurred at the front gate today.  The suspect attempted to gain unauthorized access to the base gate this morning at approximately 9:15 a.m.            The suspect is in custody and has been transported

  • More than 100 Little Rock Airmen Deploy to Southwest Asia

    More than 120 Team Little Rock Airmen deployed May 4, 2015, to support worldwide contingency operations in various theaters overseas.   Currently Little Rock Air Force Base has more than 400 Airmen deployed around the globe supporting wartime and contingency operations.As part of global air


    The 19th Airlift Wing will be presented the James H. "Jimmy" Doolittle Award Oct. 8, 2014, at 4 p.m. at the Air Force Memorial in Arlington, Virginia.The Doolittle Award is presented by the Air Force Historical Foundation (AFHF) to a U.S. Air Force unit for significant contributions to airpower

  • More than 170 Team Little Rock Airmen Deploy

    More than 170 19th Airlift Wing Airmen deployed out this week to support ongoing operations in Afghanistan. More than 300 base Airmen are currently deployed around the globe supporting wartime and contingency operations. As part of global air mobility, Team Little Rock Combat Airlifters deliver the

  • Team Little Rock 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony

    Base members will remember those who lost their lives in the tragic events of Sept. 11, 2001, with a ceremony Thursday in building 430, the base' s deployment processing center. Additionally, the ceremony will recognize our nation's first responders and men and women in the Armed Forces for their

  • New commander appointed to lead 30th AS

    Today, Col. Patrick Rhatigan, the 19th Airlift Wing commander, removed the 30th Airlift Squadron commander, Lt. Col. Tyson Willis, at Cheyenne, Wyoming, for loss of confidence in his ability to lead. Commanders at all levels are expected to balance many responsibilities in their personal lives and

  • On base incident

    The base is on lockdown as of 11:45 a.m. this morning in the interest of protecting all base members and resources from a suspicious individual.Emergency personnel are responding to the scene. For safety purposes, base gates are closed at this time. Further details will be provided as they become

  • LRAFB serving as the focal point for hurricane aeromedical teams

    Three C-130 planes from the 50th Airlift Squadron, 53rd Airlift Squadron, and 62nd Airlift Squadron were deployed beginning last night from Little Rock Air Force Base to perform aeromedical missions in preparation for Hurricane Ike's landfall in southern Texas with seven additional C-130s from the