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  • 2nd annual C-130J fly-in grows Herk Nation

    Representatives from eight C-130J units came together to train and enhance mobility partnerships across the C-130J enterprise during the second-annual fly-in at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, March 9-16, 2019.
  • Team Little Rock prepares for semi-annual exercise

    Team Little Rock is preparing for a semi-annual deployment training exercise from April 1-17, 2019. The training is a continuation of a concerted effort to improve readiness capabilities, and will be split into two phases to train Airmen on potential scenarios that simulate deployed environments. As the next exercise draws closer, U.S. Air Force Col. Gerald Donohue, 19th Airlift Wing commander, sat down to inform Team Little Rock on what to expect.
  • Little Rock AFB Airman innovation saves $750K

    At Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, the 19th Maintenance Group back shop was assigned an additional task of overhauling C-130J ramp actuators, which are responsible for locking and unlocking the ramp during ground and air operations. In order to overhaul an actuator, a safety fixture is required to house the actuator per regulations.
  • Leadership panel offers TLR knowledge

    Team Little Rock was had the unique opportunity to speak to Mobility Airmen who set the stage for how we continue to ensure agile combat airlift all over the world. Retired Gen. Duncan McNabb and retired Chief Master Sgt. Mike Kerver discussed lessons learned throughout their careers and fielded questions from Airmen about leadership, readiness
  • Security forces safeguard base with new equipment

    The 19th Security Forces Squadron uses new scanning devices to expedite base entry and increase intelligence about possible crimes, keeping service members and their families safe. The Defense Biometric Identification System, or DBIDS, is used by military bases to enhance the force protection mission of defending the installation by controlling
  • Staying grounded at expo

    Not into planes?  Noproblem. The 2016 Military Expo at Little Rock Air Force Base Sept. 17 offersattractions to keep your feet on the ground and eyes in the skies.Witness the excitement of the Arkansas Circus Acts, or jamwith the 106.7 The Ride DJ. Once those calories are burned from dancing, onecan quench his thirst or feed her hunger by dining
  • 41st AS practices alternative combat offload techniques

    Loadmasters from the 41st Airlift Squadron traveled to alanding zone in Alexandria, Louisiana, to practice loading and offloadingmethods typically used in austere locations Aug. 26, 2016. The mission for theday was removing a 1,430-lb. C-130 engine stand trailer unit using the CombatOffload Method B technique.  “This method is used primarily for
  • Joint force exercise prepares airmen, soldiers for contingency operations

    Green Flag Little Rock 16-09 kicked off Aug. 18, 2016, withapproximately 750 U.S. Army airborne infantry soldiers jumping from severalC-130Js and C-17 Globemaster IIIs in the dead of night to seize and secure anassault zone. This event, referred to as Hit Night, marked the beginningof GFLR 16-09. Among the largest rotational air mobility training
  • Little Rock AFB modernizes fleet with final C-130J

    A brand new C-130J aircraft delivered to Little Rock Air Force Base June 20, 2016, marks the beginning of a modern legacy of global reach capabilities. With this aircraft delivery, which is the final C-130J to arrive from the Lockheed Martin facility in Marietta, Georgia, the 19th Airlift Wing is now the third and largest U.S. Air Force active-duty
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