• 61st EAS Supports Army Jumpers During Bright Star 23

    A Texas Army National Guard Soldiers assigned to the 1st Battalion, 143rd Infantry Airborne Regiment jump from a C-130J Super Hercules from the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing during an airborne operation over Egypt in support of exercise Bright Star 23, Sept. 7, 2023. Bright Star 23 is a multilateral

  • LRAFB celebrates 65 years of community partnerships

    Little Rock Air Force Base celebrated the 65th anniversary of the installation’s first open house, Oct. 8, by hosting civic leaders and conducting an aerial review of the greater Little Rock area to thank Arkansans for their unwavering support since the base’s inception.

  • 19th AMXS maintains ops with minimal manning during COVID-19

    When the emergence of COVID-19 swept across the nation, the 19th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron was already operating at reduced manning levels with almost a quarter of the unit deployed. Social distancing and mitigation efforts to preserve the health of the force cut that number in half - again.

  • 62nd AS protects training pipeline with airlift assistance

    The Air Education and Training Command’s mission is to recruit, train and educate exceptional Airmen. Ensuring Airmen in training make it to their next destination safely and on time is essential to maintaining the Air Force’s readiness. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, transporting students from one

  • 19th AW, AMC receive final C-130J

    A brand new C-130J Super Hercules was delivered to Little Rock Air Force Base May 27, marking the last C-130J delivery for the 19th Airlift Wing and Air Mobility Command.

  • 19 AW Victim Advocate fights for victims’ healing

    Tiffany Clark, 19th Airlift Wing Sexual Assault Prevention and Response victim advocate, was nominated for a National Organization for Victims Assistance award by Leslie Boone, Victims’ Rights Arkansas member, for her extensive collaboration and motivation to enhance resources available for

  • 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.