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  • 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 location to the next has brought about challenges. The 62nd Airlift Squadron at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, accepted the task of providing essential transportation to hundreds of students across the country in support of AETC’s training pipeline.
  • 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 survivors of sexual assault at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas.
  • 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.
  • ROCKI 20-01 rolls into Phase II

    Airmen form the 19th Airlift Wing began Phase II of ROCKI 20-01 at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Nov. 12, 2019. Phase II is divided into two sub-phases: Phase IIA stresses Airmen’s ability to survive and operate in a simulated chemical environment; Phase IIB stresses their ability to survive and operate in a simulated radiological environment.
  • 19 AW kicks off ROCKI 20-01, prepares Ready Warriors

    The 19th Airlift Wing kicked off their biannual wing-wide exercise at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Nov. 4, 2019.
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