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  • Black Knights move at speed of war

    Team Little Rock will have nearly 500 Airmen deployed around the world by the end of January 2019 from Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas. While Little Rock Airmen deploy as full units containing hundreds of personnel on a regular basis in support of various missions overseas, they also go downrange as individuals or small groups on short notice
  • Team Little Rock Airmen deploy

    Airmen from the 19th Airlift Wing and 913th Airlift Group headed out the door this week to Southwest Asia in support of Operation Freedom’s Sentinel and NATO’s Resolute Support.
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Staff Sgt. Jason Parsons

    Name and Rank: Technical Sergeant Jason Parsons Unit: 19th Operations Support Squadron/Weather Flight Duty title: Weather Craftsman Hometown: Houston, Texas Time in service: 10 years and 6 months Time at Little Rock: 4 years Goals: Gain experience in my profession in as many different regions, MAJCOMS, airframes, and global missions as I can. Become a flight chief and, eventually, work at the strategic level of the weather career field. Hobbies: Weights, running, baseball, soccer, football, water sports, and hiking/camping. Air Force Core Value portrayed: Service Before Self How does the individual portray the core value? Tech Sgt. Parsons puts the mission and the development of his Airmen first, always.
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Staff Sgt. Jeremy McGuffin

    Name and Rank: Staff Sgt. Jeremy McGuffin Unit: 19th Airlift Wing/ Public Affairs Duty title: NCO in Charge of Community Relations Hometown: Mobile, Alabama Time in service: 14 years Time at Little Rock: 3 years Goals: Finish bachelor’s degree, receive PPA certification (photo credential) Hobbies: Star Wars, board games, fishing Air Force Core Value portrayed: Service Before Self How does the individual portray the core value? Jeremy frequently dedicates his time to ensuring Airmen are taken care of. He never hesitates to go out of his way to provide advice and mentorship to help mold the next generation. Jeremy recently helmed an AFROTC tour that inspired cadets by educating them about combat airlift, Little Rock AFB and the Air Force in general.
  • ALS invites families to learn about NCO duties, base resources

    Airman Leadership School is now hosting a soirée for each ALS class to welcome Airmen and their families to the leadership team, and help bridge the gap between the family and Air Force organizations at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas. The first soirée was held in February 2018. In June 2018, it was revised from a briefing-based event to a
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Airman 1st Class Nickolas Hatch

    Name and Rank: Airman 1st Class Nickolas Hatch Unit: 19th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Duty title: Electrical and environmental apprentice Hometown: Battle Ground, Washington Time in service: 18 months Time at Little Rock: 11 months Goals: Deploy and attain a 5-level qualification Hobbies: Playing Warhammer 40K Air Force Core Value portrayed: Service Before Self How does the individual portray the core value? Airman 1st Class Nickolas Hatch disregarded personal safey to run across the flightline and set the brake on an out of control rolling power unit. The power unit was rolling toward an aircraft. This action averted costly aircraft damage and unnecessary down time.
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Airman 1st Class Jacquelyn Ayala

    Name and Rank: Airman 1st Class Jacquelyn Ayala Unit: 19th Medical Support Staff Duty title: Commander Support Staff Hometown: McAllen, Texas Time in service: 1 year, 5 months Time at Little Rock: 1 year Goals: Complete CCAF before mid 2019 Hobbies: Traveling, swimming, anything outdoors and piano Location for photo: Command Section Medical Group Air Force Core Value portrayed: Excellence in all we do How does the individual portray the core value? Airman 1st Class Ayala is vital to the 23 programs that fall to her within the CSS. She not only supports 337 19th Medical Group members, but also one group commander, three squadron commanders and first sergeant. She tracks and updates 60 MDG Operation Instructions and ensures all EPR/OPRs are finalized in member’s records. She is also pursuing further education and currently POC for local women’s shelter.
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Staff Sgt. Nicholas Raines

    Name and Rank: Staff Sgt. Nicholas Raines Unit: 19th Security Forces Squadron Duty title: Security Forces Evaluator Hometown: Wichita Falls, Texas Time in Service: 11 Years Time at Little Rock: 7 Years Goals: Join civilian law enforcement agency next year Hobbies: Shooting guns, fishing, camping Location for photo: Bldg. #481/Security Forces Air Force Core Value portrayed: Service Before Self How does the individual portray the core value? Staff Sgt. Raines is a member of a 3-person section responsible for the evaluation and certification of over 200 Security Forces Squadron members. Due to extenuating circumstances, he has single-handedly manned the section, completed all duties, and put in countless hours including swing & mid-shift work, sacrificing family time to ensure the success of the unit.
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Senior Airman Zhongliang Chen

    Name and Rank: Senior Airman Zhongliang Chen Unit: 41st Airlift Squadron Duty title: Squadron Aviation Resource Management Hometown: Shenyang, China Time in service: 2 years, 6 months Time at Little Rock: 2 years, 2 months Goals: Acceptance into Air Force Band and a Bachelors in Music Hobbies: Playing the piano, electronic gaming and anime Air Force Core Value portrayed: Excellence in All We Do How does the individual portray the core value? Excellence is a perishable skill. It must be practiced. The same discipline I utilize on the piano translates to the attention to detail that must be observed maintaining the squadron’s aeronautical databases. Whether it’s a data entry error or wrong note played, the whole production becomes out of key.
  • Command Post: Safeguarding Team Little Rock 24/7

    Behind the doors of an entrapment, phones are ringing off the hook in the 19th Airlift Wing Command Post. One call is from Airmen at the front gate about an unexpected gate closure, another is from a pilot whose aircraft won’t lower its landing gear in flight, and a third is from a first sergeant needing to contact an Airman down range. Each phone
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