News happening around Little Rock Air Force Base


  • 19th Airlift Wing Airmen return home

    Airmen from the 19th Airlift Wing return from a four-month deployment after providing Tactical Combat Airlift support to various components around the area of responsibility.

  • 19th MXG celebrates Maintenance Professionals of the Year

    The 19th Maintenance Group held their annual Maintenance Professionals of the Year banquet at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, March 6, 2020. The banquet included food, games and nearly 30 awards given to celebrate and recognize the achievements of top performers from the maintenance career

  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Senior Airman Brian Bevilacqua

    Rank and Name: Senior Airman Brian BevilacquaUnit: 19th Aircraft Maintenance SquadronOfficial Duty Title: Hydraulics centralized repair facility back shop journeymanHometown: Oakland, New JerseyTime on Station: 2 years 6 monthsTime in Service: 3 yearsHobbies: Furniture restoration and playing

  • Herk Heritage: C-130 Vietnam rescue linked to 19th AMXS Airman

    The Vietnam War neared its end when North Vietnamese forces destroyed nearly 100 aircraft on the flight line at Tan Son Nhut Air Base, Vietnam, on April 29, 1975. Only one flyable aircraft remained: A C-130A Hercules with the tail number 56-0518.

  • ROCKI 20-01 rolls into Phase II

    Airmen form the 19th Airlift Wing began Phase II of ROCKI 20-01 at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Nov. 12, 2019. Phase II is divided into two sub-phases: Phase IIA stresses Airmen’s ability to survive and operate in a simulated chemical environment; Phase IIB stresses their ability to survive

  • From practice to play: 19th AMXS Airman saves life

    U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Brett Bibel, 19th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron aerospace propulsion craftsman, responded with a sense of urgency to a man showing symptoms of cardiac arrest after his rugby match in Little Rock, Arkansas, October 5, 2019.

  • Black Knight fulfills dream of serving

    Less than one percent of the population joins the military every year. Some, join the military for school, travel or other benefits. For others, joining the ranks is something that has always been part of their life plan. The latter is true for U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Robert Matthews, 19th

  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Senior Airman Bryant Logan

    Name and Rank: Senior Airman Bryant LoganUnit: 19th Aircraft Maintenance SquadronDuty title: Aerospace journeymanHometown: Weymouth, MassachusettsTime in service: 2 years, 10 monthsTime at Little Rock: 2 yearsGoals: Become a flying crew chief and pursue bachelor’s degreeHobbies: Photography,

  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Airman 1st Class Nickolas Hatch

    Name and Rank: Airman 1st Class Nickolas HatchUnit: 19th Aircraft Maintenance SquadronDuty title: Electrical and environmental apprenticeHometown: Battle Ground, WashingtonTime in service: 18 monthsTime at Little Rock: 11 monthsGoals: Deploy and attain a 5-level qualificationHobbies: Playing