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  • It takes a village: UDM

    A group of Airmen step off a C130-J, duffle bags in hand. After a long flight, the unit has finally reached their deployment location. Though their time on station has only begun, the journey to get them there started long before they arrived.One Airman deploys, but a village of service members get them there. Without the help of a unit deployment
  • 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,
  • 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
  • National Preparedness Month: Because natural disasters don’t wait for our readiness

    September is National Preparedness Month and this year, the emphasis is on planning and preparing for natural disasters before they happen.NPM is used to promote the idea of helping out friends and neighbors in times of crisis and strife before, during and after a natural disaster occurs. As a crisis is unfolding, the team at the office of
  • Air Force senior leaders unveil new priorities

    In a recent letter to the Total Force, Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein and Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright released their new priorities and addressed issues Airmen face day to day.
  • Little Rock AFB hosts exercise, prepares to sustain combat airlift

    Team Little Rock recently concluded a major accident response inspection March 30, 2017, near Little Rock Air Force Base. The goal of the day-long exercise was to test the host unit’s capabilities of responding to an aircraft mishap. The event was evaluated by the 19th Airlift Wing Inspector General. During the exercise, a downed-aircraft tested
  • SERE training aides aircrew in real-world scenarios

    The 34th Combat Training Squadron conducted survival,evasion, resistance and escape training during Green Flag Little Rock 17-04,Feb. 9-19, 2017.  SERE training provides aircrewmembers the crucial ability to survive on their own in any environment, underany condition, in the event their aircraft goes down. Various units from Air Mobility Command,
  • GREEN FLAG 17-04: Simulations for real world situations

    The 34th Combat Training Squadron executed Green Flag Little Rock 17-04, Feb. 9 – 19, 2017, one of Air Mobility Command’s largest exercises where a variety of real scenario-based routines were executed. Team Little Rock partnered with multiple units within Air Mobility Command for training simulations staged at Little Rock Air Force Base and
  • Pharmacy helps improve lives

    While service members, retirees and dependents listen for their number to be called, tucked away behind shelves of bottles and prescriptions, dedicated team of pharmacy technicians diligently work to fill their requests. Located at the front entrance of the 19th Medical Group in Bldg. 1090, the pharmacy team quickly and accurately fills
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