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  • Pilot for a day visits Little Rock AFB

    Team Little Rock invited a terminally ill Arkansas teenager to experience life as an Airman during the Pilot for a Day program Oct. 3, 2016, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark.The Pilot for a Day program, began 26 years ago, varies base to base, but each have the same goal: to give service member’s the chance to be directly involved with the local
  • Joint force exercise prepares airmen, soldiers for contingency operations

    Green Flag Little Rock 16-09 kicked off Aug. 18, 2016, withapproximately 750 U.S. Army airborne infantry soldiers jumping from severalC-130Js and C-17 Globemaster IIIs in the dead of night to seize and secure anassault zone. This event, referred to as Hit Night, marked the beginningof GFLR 16-09. Among the largest rotational air mobility training
  • Little Rock AFB modernizes fleet with final C-130J

    A brand new C-130J aircraft delivered to Little Rock Air Force Base June 20, 2016, marks the beginning of a modern legacy of global reach capabilities. With this aircraft delivery, which is the final C-130J to arrive from the Lockheed Martin facility in Marietta, Georgia, the 19th Airlift Wing is now the third and largest U.S. Air Force active-duty
  • Black Knights deliver Combat Airlift at Swift Response ‘16

    Two 19th Airlift Wing C-130Js and crews from the 41st and 61st Airlift Squadrons participated in Exercise Swift Response ’16, one of the premier military crisis response training events in the world for multinational airborne forces.   The exercise included more than 5,000 Soldiers and Airmen from Belgium, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, the
  • C-130J carries on Herculean legacy

    Six decades have passed since the C-130 aircraft was introduced to the United States Air Force in 1950.  The aircraft, now known as the workhorse of the U.S. Air Force, has remained the longest continuously produced military aircraft, marking it the fifth aircraft to achieve 50 years of consecutive service. Its remarkable life span is due to its
  • Little Rock AFB airlift squadrons participate in 72nd D-Day anniversary events

    In commemoration of the 72nd Anniversary of D-Day, U.S. Airmen from the 48th Airlift Squadron and 62nd Airlift Squadron of the 314th Airlift Wing from Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, transported on June 5, 2016, more than 60 U.S. Army paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division from Fort Bragg, N.C., and the 173rd Airborne Brigade from
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