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  • Little Rock AFB Community Council wins Abilene Trophy

    The Abilene Chamber of Commerce officially presented the Little Rock Air Force Base Community Council with the 2018 annual Air Mobility Command Community Support Award, known as the Abilene Trophy, at a ceremony on Little Rock AFB, May 14, 2019. The Abilene Trophy was established in 1999 to recognize the community that best supports an Air Mobility Command base each calendar year. The Abilene Trophy was given to the Little Rock AFB Community Council as a way to feature the outstanding support they provide Airmen, their families and the combat airlift mission.
  • AMC TES tests AMC Phoenix Spark winning innovation

    An Air Mobility Command Test and Evaluation Squadron test team, located at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, conducted an operational assessment on an innovative AMC Phoenix Spark initiative-winning idea, the findings of which will inform AMC fielding decisions.
  • Intel cell drives force integration forward

    The core objective of the 19th Operation Support Squadron intelligence section is to gather information and provide pre-mission briefs to aircrew. Comprehending the capabilities of the adversary is an integral role within intelligence, giving Team Little Rock and their allies the advantage to mimic the battlefield by training how they fight.
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Airman 1st Class Joshua Calderon-Cordon

    U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Joshua Calderon-Cordon, 19th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron C-130J aerospace maintenance journeyman, is recognized at the Combat Airlifter of the Week at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, March 11, 2019. Calderon-Cordon's core value is Service Before Self.
  • Team Little Rock prepares for semi-annual exercise

    Team Little Rock is preparing for a semi-annual deployment training exercise from April 1-17, 2019. The training is a continuation of a concerted effort to improve readiness capabilities, and will be split into two phases to train Airmen on potential scenarios that simulate deployed environments. As the next exercise draws closer, U.S. Air Force Col. Gerald Donohue, 19th Airlift Wing commander, sat down to inform Team Little Rock on what to expect.
  • Little Rock AFB Airman innovation saves $750K

    At Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, the 19th Maintenance Group back shop was assigned an additional task of overhauling C-130J ramp actuators, which are responsible for locking and unlocking the ramp during ground and air operations. In order to overhaul an actuator, a safety fixture is required to house the actuator per regulations.
  • Father, son share Air Force journey

    For some, joining the Air Force at a young age may seem like the only option, but for others it only gets better with age. U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Moises Garrido, 19th Maintenance Squadron aerospace ground equipment apprentice, decided to follow his dream and serve alongside his son by enlisting in the Air Force at age 37.
  • Road trip to restoration: An Airman’s perspective

    When I first heard I was going to Tyndall Air Force Base, I was apprehensive. After a little more thought, I realized this was probably going to be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, and I should make the best of it; after all this is what I train for. Being tasked to support the relief efforts in Tyndall was the first time in my military career I felt like I could make a difference and leave an impact on those affected by Hurricane Michael. Eleven of us from the 19th Civil Engineer Squadron packed up our bags and headed out on Sunday, Nov. 18, 2019. When we were 10 minutes outside of Panama City, we were struck with how massive the devastation was. The thing that stuck out to me the most was the trees. Most, if not all, were bent at a 90-degree angle that stretched on for miles in all directions.
  • Airman support initiative: Increasing support of Airmen, families

    Beginning in January 2019, Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas opened three embedded Airmen support centers across the base. The base chapel, Airman and Family Readiness Center, and 19th Medical Group teamed up to establish satellite work spaces within individual units to care for Airmen better across the installation.
  • Road trip to restoration: 19 CES Airmen help rebuild Tyndall AFB

    A team of 11 Airmen from Little Rock Air Force Base packed their bags on Nov. 18, 2018, and prepared for their 650-mile road trip to aid in the restoration of Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida.
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