News happening around Little Rock Air Force Base


Tag: 19th Airlift Wing
  • 19th FSS Capstone produces Ready Warriors

    Team Little Rock’s 19th Force Support Squadron held a capstone exercise Oct. 2, 2019, to test contingency capabilities as well as educate newer members on respective expeditionary responsibilities.
  • CMSAF Wright joins LRAFB Airmen for Wingman Day

    Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright visited Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Oct. 3-4, 2019, to meet with Airmen and take part in the base’s Wingman Day.
  • CBRN instructors prepare Black Knights for upcoming exercise

    Twice per year, the 19th Airlift Wing pulls members together to exercise real-world events in a simulated, contested environment. Airmen continue to do their job in supporting and completing the mission while operating in mission oriented protective posture gear.
  • Former TLR Command Chief speaks about resilience

    Team Little Rock hosted an event with guest speaker retired Chief Master Sgt. Anthony Brinkley, CEO of On The Brink Consulting, who spoke about the importance of resiliency to Airmen on base.
  • 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.