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  • Aircrew innovation for emerging Air Force

    “The day you stop learning is the day you stop living,” Albert Einstein said.
  • DART: New program fast-tracks first-term Airmen to success

    Airmen arriving at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark., as their first duty station now participate in, Deployment Airmen Readiness Training (DART), immediately after completing the First-Term Airmen Course.
  • Airmen test deployment readiness

    Team Little Rock Airmen were put through their paces on what it meant to deploy and what to do in the event of an attack in a deployed environment during an exercise Feb. 21, 2018, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark.
  • Base-wide exercise: pre-deployment function line marks start

    Airmen participate in a base-wide exercise starting with the pre-deployment function line Feb. 21, 2018, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. Throughout the week 10 chalks of approximately 500 Airmen will process through the PDF line, where personnel verify the Airmen have all their medical records accounted for, process them as though they will
  • Mission Ready: mask, suit, boots, gloves

    Performing every day duties, like hauling bulky equipment down the flight line in 90 degree weather or relaying important information to multiple agencies on base, can occasionally be challenging. Imagine the difficulty of completing those tasks with the same mobility you have when wearing an oversized snow suit.Sweat dripping down your face,
  • CBRNE exercise gives Airmen real life emergency skills

    From sweltering heat of deserts to frozen tundras filled with ice caps  –  these could be aspects of any wartime environment. Although every situation has its challenges, Airmen are trained to overcome obstacles with professionalism and efficiency.Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and high-yield Explosives training, CBRNE, is one type of
  • Taking care of us, taking care of you

    "Exercise, exercise, exercise" … A common phrase heard throughout the military to distinguish real world events from training scenarios. Most of these training activities are no-notice, but the 19th Medical Group plans these events monthly to balance patient care and readiness responsibilities. The 19th MDG training is conducted the fourth
  • Training for future, today

    The C-130J schoolhouse, located at Little Rock AFB, is the U. S. Air Force’s Formal Training Unit for C-130J aircrew and maintenance personnel. C-130J Maintenance and Aircrew Training System, or MATS, provide ground based academic and simulator lessons for warfighters.The Center of Excellence at Little Rock Air Force Base uses simulators to prepare
  • New training techniques for tomorrow’s defenders

    The 19th Security Forces Squadron have trained Airmenthat are critical to national defense and are the first impression of the base.Team Little Rock’s Defenders are on the clock 24/7 andare ready to contribute to the Combat Airlift mission but they have hundreds ofhours of training to get to that point. A team of experts have the responsibility of
  • Q&A: 19th Air Force commander delivers final C-130J

    The largest C-130 base in the world recently marked the end of a transition that first began 13 years ago. The 314th Airlift Wing at Little Rock Air Force Base received its final, new C-130J aircraft from a Lockheed Martin facility, Feb. 27, 2017. The 19th Air Force commander delivered the C-130J; and spoke about the future of the 314th AW and its
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