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  • AFCEC spearheads Little Rock AFB runway replacement

    The Air Force Civil Engineer Center is leading a $180 million project to replace the 64-year-old runway at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas. AFCEC’s Facility Engineering Directorate is teaming with the Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center’s Detachment 9, 772nd Enterprise Sourcing Squadron and 19th Civil Engineering Squadron to replace the 12,000-foot-long primary runway, eliminate airfield obstructions and modify the lighting and navigation aid systems.
  • 19th AW aids in AFSOC jump training

    The 19th Airlift Wing showcased Air Mobility Command capabilities to the total force at Sontay drop zone, Florida, April 27 to May 1, 2020, in order to help certify Air Force Special Operations Command Special Tactics operators.
  • University center supports Airmen, families, community with furthering education

    The Jacksonville-Little Rock Air Force Base University Center is committed to making education a priority for anyone in Jacksonville, Arkansas, Little Rock AFB or the surrounding areas in the pursuit of their personal and professional goals.
  • VR: Modern solutions for modern training

    With technology constantly changing, the Air Force is actively seeking innovative methods to train today’s Airmen with tomorrow’s technology. The Air Force is committed to world-class training for Airmen by preventing stagnation in education through constant innovation to meet the needs of a new generation through a continuum of learning.
  • 19th MDG excels in Joint Commission inspection

    The 19th Medical Group at Little Rock Air Force Base recently underwent a two and a half day inspection from The Joint Commission. The Joint Commission is an independent, not-for-profit organization that evaluates over 20,000 health care organizations and programs across the United States.
  • 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
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