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  • Combat Arms Training and Maintenance: Airmen, weapons mission ready

    Airmen lay in the prone position awaiting commands from the Combat Arms instructor before firing their M4 assault rifle. They control their breathing and push their cheeks against the cold metal while aligning their sight during a Combat Arms Training and Maintenance qualification class.Line is ready. Fire! Live rounds are fired at their
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week

    Rank and Name: Senior Airman Gregory Kania.Unit: 19th Maintenance Squadron.Position: aircraft fuel systems journeyman.Hometown: Pemberton, New Jersey.Time on Station: One year and five months. Time in Service: Two years.Hobbies: Flying radio controlled airplanes, playing and watching football.Goals: To either become a Pilot or Battlefield
  • 11-ship formation flight flexes Hercules muscle

    A formation of 11 C-130Js departed Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Oct. 24, 2016, as part of a total force exercise ensuring mission readiness. C-130s from Little Rock AFB, departed the flightline in quick sequence to join aircraft from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas and Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi to put the 61st Airlift Squadron’s team
  • Pilot for a day visits Little Rock AFB

    Team Little Rock invited a terminally ill Arkansas teenager to experience life as an Airman during the Pilot for a Day program Oct. 3, 2016, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark.The Pilot for a Day program, began 26 years ago, varies base to base, but each have the same goal: to give service member’s the chance to be directly involved with the local
  • Vehicle Maintenance keeps Combat Airlift moving

    The 19th Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle management flight plays a key role in keeping Little Rock Air Force Base mission ready by maintaining vehicles for both ground and air operations. “The mission of the shop is to provide services for base operations, with more than 438 vehicles assigned to the base,” said U.S. Air Force Master Sgt.
  • 41st Airlift Squadron takes on the Last Frontier

    The 41st Airlift Squadron loaded four C-130Js with approximately 100 Team Little Rock Airmen, including pilots, loadmasters, maintainers, aircrew flight equipment and intelligence personnel for a week of deployment training at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. Not only does the 49th state offer beautiful landscapes but the mountainous
  • Water safety skills prove life saver on Ouachita River

    “HELP!”  “That scream was even more chilling than the water I and my friend were in,” he said. It was June 25, a normal Saturday of kayaking at the Ouachita River Whitewater Park for U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Colton Lien, 19th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordinance Disposal technician, and his friends when they witnessed a woman fall out
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