News happening around Little Rock Air Force Base


Tag: 19th Airlift Wing
  • Mobility Airmen complete Agile Combat Employment experiment

    Airmen from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Little Rock AFB, Arkansas, and Kadena Air Base, Japan, completed an Agile Combat Employment experiment at Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Japan, Feb. 20, 2020. The training helped develop and improve an Air Force’s ability to rapidly deploy F-15 Eagle aircraft, personnel and equipment to austere locations throughout the world in support of Air Force and Combatant Command strategic objectives.
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Airman 1st Class Kimberly Simpson

    Name and Rank: Airman 1st Class Kimberly SimpsonUnit: 19th Airlift Wing Office of the Staff Judge AdvocateOfficial Duty title: Military justice paralegalHometown: Chino, CaliforniaTime in service: 1 year, 3 monthsTime at Little Rock: 10 monthsGoals: Earn her bachelor’s degree, travel the world, and crush her next physical training testHobbies:
  • Ready Warriors connect during resilience initiative: Airmen’s Time

    The 19th Airlift Wing hosted the first iteration of Airmen’s Time at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Feb. 14, 2020.
  • A penny saved, is a penny earned

    The Airman's Attic survives on donations from service members and donors from the local community. The Little Rock Air Force Base store is ran by an all-volunteer force – Kristi Dedenbach, Tasha Greet and Dakota McGowan are the store managers.
  • AMC deputy commander visits 19th AW

    Lt. Gen. Jon Thomas, Air Mobility Command deputy commander, flew with the 61st Airlift Squadron and met with senior leaders from the 19th Airlift Wing.
  • 19th AW conducts ATSO Rodeo

    The 19th Airlift Wing conducted a radiological aircraft recovery training exercise at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Jan. 23, 2020, as part of new monthly Ability to Survive and Operate (ATSO) exercises in order to maintain full spectrum readiness.
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Senior Airman Courtney Roberts

    Name and Rank: Senior Airman Courtney RobertsUnit: 19th Civil Engineer SquadronDuty title: Pest management technicianHometown: Little Rock, ArkansasTime in service: 5 years, 6 monthsTime at Little Rock: 3 yearsGoals: Acquire a Computer Science Degree and retire from the U.S. Air ForceHobbies: Video games and spending quality time with familyAir
  • Taking care of Airmen, Developing leaders

    U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Austin Brill, 19th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron aircraft hydraulics craftsman, took on the responsibility of bringing about subtle changes in the squadron that not only boosted individual morale for the Airmen on his shift, but brought them together as a unit and enhanced overall camaraderie.
  • 19th AW hosts holiday celebration

    Airmen and families from the 19th Airlift Wing kicked off the holiday season with a tree lighting and Rudolph the Red-Nosed Herk holiday celebration at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Dec. 5, 2019. More than 300 Airmen and families came together at Heritage Park to witness the tree lighting event.
  • Brig. Gen. Gibbs visits Team Little Rock

    Brig. Gen. Richard W. Gibbs, Air Mobility Command Logistics, Engineering and Force Protection director, visited Little Rock Air Force Base Dec. 2 through Dec. 4 to get a first-hand look at mission capabilities, new innovative programs and how Team Little Rock is taking care of service members to build a stronger mobility force.