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  • Airman bridges the gap with Career Skills Program

    The U.S. Air Force Career Skills Program assists in bridging the gap while transitioning from military to civilian employment. U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Lauren Phipps, 19th Wing Staff Agency unit deployment manager, will soon begin an internship at the William J. Clinton Presidential Library assisting in creating a library system for former president Bill Clinton’s personal library books.
  • TLR celebrates 4th annual Liberty Fest

    Liberty Fest consisted of more than 20 attractions, including live bands, games, food and fireworks. It was a free event giving back to Airmen and their families as a way to celebrate Independence Day.
  • Gold Star children reconnect with memories of lost loved ones

    A van rumbles down hot, summer pavement as children peer out at bedtime stories coming to life. Stories centered around a parent serving a country they loved and their ultimate sacrifice to preserve the freedoms their children now enjoy. The children got this opportunity when Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, partnered up with Hearts of Our Heroes Camp to show Gold Star children different career fields and units on base to give them a glimpse of what their lost loved one might have done, while serving.
  • 19th Airlift Wing welcomes TLR leader as new commander

    Black Knights, alongside partner units and members of the supportive community, welcomed Col. John Schutte as the new 19th Airlift Wing commander June 27, 2019. Schutte assumed command of the 19th AW from Col. Gerald Donohue in a ceremony presided over by Maj. Gen. Sam Barrett, 18th Air Force commander.
  • Culmination of Honor: D-Day 75 Years Later

    “The eyes of the world are upon you. The hopes and prayers of the liberty-loving people everywhere march with you … we will accept nothing less than full victory,” said U.S. Army Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower, supreme commander of Allied Forces.
  • Spirit of D-Day lives on as Team Little Rock maintainers keep aircraft flying

    June 6th is a date that has become synonymous with valor, sacrifice and dedication. As Operation Overlord commenced, thousands of men boarded aircraft bound for the Normandy coastline of France. As dawn approached, the feet of the men touched down as the first wave of the invasion hit. The leaders of the Allied Nations held their breath in hopes that this operation would be the beginning of the end of Nazi-controlled Europe.
  • Team Little Rock commemorates D-Day

    C-130s from the 19th and 314th Airlift Wing, Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, and 317th AW, Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, fly in a diamond formation over Pointe du Hoc, France, June 5, 2019. The formation flight was in dedication of the Army’s 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment. Team Little Rock demonstrated its ability to perform rapid, global mobility and agile combat airlift while commemorating the 75th Anniversary of D-Day.
  • C-130s over Normandy

    C-130s from the 317th Airlift Wing, Dyess Air Force Base, Texas and the 314th AW, Little Rock AFB, Arkansas, fly in formation over the beaches of Normandy, France, while participating in fly-over events June 4, 2019. More than 26 aircraft and 2,000 military personnel from various units and countries will participate in approximately 55 commemorative D-Day events from May 31 to June 9, 2019.
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Capt. Tzivia Freeman-Dasent

    Name and Rank: Capt. Tzivia Freeman-DasentUnit: 19th Airlift Wing Office of the Staff Judge AdvocateDuty title: Officer in charge of legal assistanceHometown: Hartford, ConnecticutTime in service: 1 yearTime at Little Rock: 11 monthsGoals: Capt. Freeman-Dasent wants to leave a mark wherever she goes by shining positivity throughout everything she
  • Squadrons ‘Unite’ from ground up

    The Unite program is a new U.S. Air Force resiliency program implemented this fiscal year to support unit cohesion, team-building and morale. Throughout this initiative, nearly 40 AF bases created a new position, the community cohesion coordinator, to help allocate a total of $4 million in funding for 2019 intended to revitalize the squadron.

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