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  • Reserve unit returns from deployment

    More than 100 Reserve Citizen Airmen from the 913th Airlift Group returned from deployment on May 19, 2019, from various bases in Southwest Asia in support of Operations Freedom’s Sentinel and NATO’s Resolute Support. The deployed group consisted of the 327th Airlift Squadron, 913th Maintenance Squadron, and is augmented by members of the 403rd Wing and active-duty personnel from the 19th Airlift Wing.
  • Little Rock Airmen test next generation gas mask

    Airmen from Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, tested the capabilities of the M69 Joint Service Aircrew Mask Strategic Aircraft for implementation and field use for individual respiratory, ocular and percutaneous protection against chemical biological agents on the C-130J airframe April 25 – 30. The M69 is intended to replace the Aircrew Eye and Respiratory Protection system.
  • 2nd annual C-130J fly-in grows Herk Nation

    Representatives from eight C-130J units came together to train and enhance mobility partnerships across the C-130J enterprise during the second-annual fly-in at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, March 9-16, 2019.
  • Little Rock AFB welcomes “Pilot for a Day”

    What do you want to do when you grow up? It is a common question children are asked. Sadly, some children don’t get a chance to fulfill those dreams because of circumstances out of their control. The Pilot for a Day program helps to make some of those dreams come true. Caden Carbajal visited the flight line of Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Feb. 26, 2019, with the surprising news that he’d be part of the program.
  • Airman boosts C-130J expertise via Rolls Royce course

    U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Christopher Clemons, 19th Maintenance Squadron aerospace propulsion journeyman, attended a 10-day Rolls Royce training class to further his knowledge of C-130J engines at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas. The class is held in Indianapolis, and is available for anyone to attend. Clemons was in a class of 10
  • Thunder Over the Rock Air and Space Show comes to Little Rock AFB

    Thousands of spectators gather around a line of four C-130 Hercules representing the units that make up the Home of Combat Airlift at show center of the Thunder Over the Rock Air and Space Show to stare in awe as the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds soar overhead Oct. 27-28.
  • Tech school instructor crews compete in annual Turkey Shoot

    The annual local combat airlift competition, known as the Turkey Shoot, pitted rivals against one another in timed events including heavy equipment airdrops, points of interest, visual points assault landing and backing accuracy June 8, 2018, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas. "The 314th Airlift Wing’s Turkey Shoot competition provided an
  • Airmen learn deployment procedures during exercise

    Little Rock Airmen fine-tuned their skills during a deployment exercise Feb. 21, 2018, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas. One of the simulations was focused on leaving for and arriving to a deployed location, and walking Airmen through out-processing from their home station. Airmen left on simulated flights and returned to a simulated
  • Redistributing C-130J fleet across AMC

    AirMobility Command is extending the life of the C-130J as they change how theymanage the fleet, ensuring more flexibility to respond to operational needs. The AirForce's current fleet management approach assigns platforms to particular wingsand keep them with those units through the life of the platform. This approachgives wings ownership of
  • Crew chief key to combat airlift

    Did you know that every C-130J on Little Rock Air Force basehas a special key?  This key doesn’tstart the plane, it doesn’t open the plane, in fact it has no practical purposewith the plane at all. Yet a select few crew chiefs have the honor of receivingthis key where exceptional work is the standard.Little Rock AFB received a C-130J from Yakota
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