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  • TLR plans, assesses, exercises at MG19

    Exercise Mobility Guardian 2019, Air Mobility Command’s premier large – scale mobility exercise created an environment from September 8-28, 2019, where Team Little Rock became Ready Warriors alongside joint and international partners to ensure they could deliver rapid global mobility now, and in the future.
  • Deployment initiative revamps 18 year ops tempo

    The 19th Airlift Wing from Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, partnered with the 317th AW from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, to create the 4/12 deployment initiative, signifying the first time since September 11, 2001, that entire units from these wings will be home together. Through fulfilling this joint partnership between the four flying squadrons, it has provided stability, training opportunities, and ensures one cohesive fighting team.
  • 61st loadmaster wins 2018 Outstanding Career Enlisted Aviator award

    A 61st Airlift Squadron loadmaster from Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, was named the 2018 Staff Sgt. Henry E. "Red" Erwin Outstanding Career Enlisted Aviator of the Year.
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Airman 1st Class Justin Hilliard

    Name and Rank: Airman 1st Class Justin HilliardUnit: 61st Airlift SquadronDuty title: C-130J loadmasterHometown: Ithica, New YorkTime in service: 1 year, 5 monthsTime at Little Rock: 1 yearGoals: Reach the rank of chief and retire at 25 yearsHobbies: Cars and racingAir Force Core Value portrayed: Service Before SelfWhy was the individual selected
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Airman 1st Class Aleff Gripp

    Name and Rank: Airman 1st Class Aleff Gripp Unit: 61st Airlift Squadron Duty title: Loadmaster Hometown: Sao Paulo, Brazil Time in service: 1 year, 3 months Time at Little Rock: 1 year Goals: Make staff sergeant his first time testing Hobbies: Woodworking, crypto/stock trading, and drums Air Force Core Value portrayed: Service Before Self How does the individual portray the core value? Airman 1st Class Gripp has taken it upon himself to learn how to set up the new electronic flight bag publications for 25 Airmen, noncommissioned officers, senior NCOs, and field grade officers. He is also the lead to set up the new squadon loadmaster virtual reality training center.
  • 61st Airlift Squadron Airmen deploy

    Airmen from the 61st Airlift Squadron deployed to Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, to support current overseas contingency operations. The Airmen, attached to the 455th Air Expeditionary Wing, will aid Operation Resolute Support and Operation Freedom Sentinel as the primary inter-theater airlift support in Afghanistan transporting people and airlifting supplies.
  • Little Rock Airmen facilitate airdrops for frontlines

    Maj. Timothy Lang, an operations officer deployed from the 61st Airlift Squadron, plans and performs combat airdrop missions for the 386thExpeditionary Operations Support Squadron in Southwest Asia in support ofCombined Joint Task Force -- Operations Inherent Resolve.The 386th Air Expeditionary Wing delivered more than 80 tonsof food, water and
  • Little Rock AFB provides humanitarian support

    Airmen from the 19th Airlift Wing at Little Rock Air Force Base dedicated three C-130Js to the delivery of humanitarian aid and disaster relief response for Haiti on Oct. 7, 2016, after the Category 4 hurricane tore through the island. Currently, the U.S. Air Force is ferrying supplies to Haiti after Hurricane Matthew crippled access to the
  • 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
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