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  • Little Rock Airmen first to test C-130J upgrade

    A team of U.S. Air Force Airmen conducted a C-130J training flight on Feb. 3, 2017, unlike any other at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. The flight was the first in the Air Mobility Command conducted on an upgraded C-130J that featured an intricate suite of software and hardware improvements known as Block 8.1. In November 2016, Lockheed Martin
  • Staying grounded at expo

    Not into planes?  Noproblem. The 2016 Military Expo at Little Rock Air Force Base Sept. 17 offersattractions to keep your feet on the ground and eyes in the skies.Witness the excitement of the Arkansas Circus Acts, or jamwith the 106.7 The Ride DJ. Once those calories are burned from dancing, onecan quench his thirst or feed her hunger by dining
  • Joint force exercise prepares airmen, soldiers for contingency operations

    Green Flag Little Rock 16-09 kicked off Aug. 18, 2016, withapproximately 750 U.S. Army airborne infantry soldiers jumping from severalC-130Js and C-17 Globemaster IIIs in the dead of night to seize and secure anassault zone. This event, referred to as Hit Night, marked the beginningof GFLR 16-09. Among the largest rotational air mobility training
  • C-130J carries on Herculean legacy

    Six decades have passed since the C-130 aircraft was introduced to the United States Air Force in 1950.  The aircraft, now known as the workhorse of the U.S. Air Force, has remained the longest continuously produced military aircraft, marking it the fifth aircraft to achieve 50 years of consecutive service. Its remarkable life span is due to its
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