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  • AF implements new parental leave policy

    In accordance with the Department of Defense Military Parental Leave Program, the Air Force will be expanding the parental leave policy on non-chargeable leave entitlements following the birth or adoption of a child. Effective immediately, the new policy applies to Total Force Airmen who are birth mothers and fathers, same-sex couples, as well as
  • Spouses key to mission success

    Spouses of service members currently attending Airman Leadership School took their seat at the table May 3, 2018, and their importance to the Air Force mission was reaffirmed by Col. Gerald Donohue, 19th Airlift Wing commander. “The transition from Airman to NCO is a pivotal transition in an Airman’s career,” Donohue said. “I want to make sure that
  • Schoolhouse unites father, son for C-130 mission

    Airman Trevor Armentrout, 700th Airlift Squadron loadmaster, and his father, Col. Jeffrey Armentrout, 302nd Airlift Wing vice commander, attended Center of Excellence, the C-130 schoolhouse, at Little Rock Air Force Base.
  • Little Rock Airman supports family in Puerto Rico from MacDill AFB

    In times of adversity, many turn to their families for emotional support. Loved ones become safety nets when one of their own faces strife. But what does a person do when his family is in jeopardy on an island thousands of miles away? Airman 1st Class Kenny Rivera Rojas, 19th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, responded to his family’s pleas – and the entire population of Puerto Rico -- for aid by offering his helping hands.
  • 70 years of air power: One family's service

    The need for unified airpower forged the foundation for the Air Force during World War II. Since its conception, Airmen have served in every major conflict and war requiring air support. This history is shared by one family in particular, the Thomases.
  • Behind mother’s love: Enlisting for child’s chance

    Hundreds of Airmen erupt into cheers and applause in a hangar after a name is announced. Among the crowd, a young Airman screams in disbelief. With tears of joy streaming down her face, she makes her way onto the stage to shake the commander’s hand. She looks to her family after receiving her award and is reminded of where they were seven years
  • Globetrotter gives back at LRAFB

    As part of their 2017 World Tour, the iconic Harlem Globetrotters are bringing their one-of-a-kind show to North Little Rock, Arkansas, Jan. 31, 2017.The basketball team recently wrapped up a busy 90th year anniversary tour, and launched the Great Assist initiative, a pledge vowing to spread 100 million smiles over the next 10 years. However,
  • Month of Military Family tribute: One family’s journey to overcome extreme odds

    There are moments in a person’s life that leave an impact so great their lives are changed forever. For me, there are certain moments that will live with me forever because they have defined me and helped me become the person I want to be. I remember shooting hoops with my dad while growing up, or the day my wife and I were married as if it was
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