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  • Protocol: Behind the scenes making it happen

    Thousands of Team Little Rock members attend the various events held throughout the year. However, not everyone is aware of the individuals behind the scene making them happen. Christopher Schack, 19th Airlift Wing chief of protocol, is in charge of ensuring base events and visits are coordinated to transpire smoothly and professionally, guided by Air Force Instructions. Protocol is critical in showcasing the pride that members of Herk Nation have in their mission.
  • EOD: Herk Nation ambassadors across Arkansas

    The Explosive Ordnance Disposal team at Little Rock Air Force Base completes countless hours of training and faces ample challenges in order to provide support to not only the base, but also to the entire state of Arkansas.
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Master Sgt. James Perdicaris

    Name and Rank: Master Sgt. James PerdicarisUnit: 19 Airlift Wing Inspector GeneralDuty title: Wing inspection team managerHometown: Jacksonville, ArkansasTime in service: 17 yearsTime at Little Rock: 9 yearsGoals: Achieve Project Management Professional CertificationHobbies: Spending time with his family, hunting and fishingAir Force Core Value
  • 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.
  • 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.
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