News happening around Little Rock Air Force Base


Tag: education
  • 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.
  • 18th Air Force commander’s spouse highlights education, license reciprocity

    (Editor's Note: The state of Arkansas passed an amendment on April 9, 2019, for automatic licensure for active-duty service members, returning military veterans and spouses. "Automatic licensure" means the granting of occupational licensure without an individual's having met occupational licensure requirements provided in the state of Arkansas or
  • Student 2 Student: Sponsoring America’s future

    Last week, teams of students and adult school staff members from local schools met in Little Rock for two days of training by members of the Military Child Education Coalition. The S2S program was brought to Arkansas to combat the difficulties experienced by military children during permanent changes of station by having students and teachers guide them through their new school experience.
  • Little Rock AFB hosts Arkansas’ largest STEM Fest

    Little Rock Air Force Base hosted Arkansas’ largest STEM festival in conjunction with the Thunder Over the Rock Air and Space Show, with field trip day Oct. 26 that drew more than 20,000 attendees, over 13,000 of whom were students.
  • Spouses key to mission success

    Spouses of service members currently attending Airman Leadership School took their seat at the table May 3, 2018, and their importance to the Air Force mission was reaffirmed by Col. Gerald Donohue, 19th Airlift Wing commander. “The transition from Airman to NCO is a pivotal transition in an Airman’s career,” Donohue said. “I want to make sure that
  • Going above-beyond professional military education

    The offer to pursue personal education to expandprofessional growth is a cornerstone of the education office here. Making timeand taking advantage of these benefits should be every Airman’s cornerstone aswell.Typically in a 20-year career, more than $90,000 goes to wastebecause these benefits are not utilized.Education in today’s world is vital in
  • Classes arm Airmen for success

    Airman and Family Readiness Center team at Little Rock Air Force Base offers a wide range of classes to help Airmen and families become more knowledgeable about day-to-day problems and future obstacles. Active-duty service members, reservists, guardsmen, retirees, Department of Defense civilians, and their families qualify to take classes for free.
  • Stepping stones on path to self-improvement

    Self-improvement and inner reflection are two integral pieces that help make a successful Airman. Comprehensive Airman Fitness and Leadership Pathways are two programs on base that aim to strengthen these two assets of a career-oriented Airman. The Comprehensive Airman Fitness, or CAF, methodology creates and sustains a community that focuses on
  • Air Force announces enlisted PME redesign

    Air Force officials announced major changes to the enlisted professional military education program today via an initiative called Enlisted Professional Military Education for the 21st Century, or “EPME 21.”