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  • 18th Air Force commander dives into Little Rock’s warrior culture

    U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Sam Barrett, 18th Air Force commander, explored the many capabilities of Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Jan. 28-31, 2019, including Airmen’s ability to generate agile combat airlift, ensure full-spectrum readiness and embody a warrior culture.
  • 19th MDG practices aeromedical evacuation tactics

    Airmen from the 19th Medical Group practice aeromedical evacuation tactics on a C-130J during training at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Jan. 24, 2019. The training provided 19th MDG Airmen with hands-on training of airlift and aeromedical evacuation tactics. This training helps support rapid global mobility by being prepared to respond to humanitarian or wartime requests assisting with preserving and safeguarding lives.
  • Thunder Over the Rock Air and Space Show comes to Little Rock AFB

    Thousands of spectators gather around a line of four C-130 Hercules representing the units that make up the Home of Combat Airlift at show center of the Thunder Over the Rock Air and Space Show to stare in awe as the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds soar overhead Oct. 27-28.
  • Redistributing C-130J fleet across AMC

    AirMobility Command is extending the life of the C-130J as they change how theymanage the fleet, ensuring more flexibility to respond to operational needs. The AirForce's current fleet management approach assigns platforms to particular wingsand keep them with those units through the life of the platform. This approachgives wings ownership of
  • Corrosion control: Ridding C-130J fleet of rust

       Scouring planes, restoring monuments and preserving legacies are some of the integral mission support duties of the 19th Maintenance Squadron Corrosion Control shop. Stopping the breakdown of aircraft and keeping the C-130J fleet combat ready is the cornerstone of the corrosion control shop. “Our overall mission is to aid in the prevention of
  • Therapists stretch limitations of Airmen

    Flexibility is the key to Combat Airlift in more ways than one. By pushing and pulling Airmen both physically and mentally, Little Rock Air Force Base physical therapy technicians stretch Airmen to a better state of health. Senior Airman Hessen Martinez Cruz, 19th Medical Operations Squadron physical therapy technician, works to ensure every
  • Q&A: 19th Air Force commander delivers final C-130J

    The largest C-130 base in the world recently marked the end of a transition that first began 13 years ago. The 314th Airlift Wing at Little Rock Air Force Base received its final, new C-130J aircraft from a Lockheed Martin facility, Feb. 27, 2017. The 19th Air Force commander delivered the C-130J; and spoke about the future of the 314th AW and its
  • AMC command chief gets first-hand look of Combat Airlift mission, Airmen

    U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Shelina Frey, command chieffor Air Mobility Command, visited Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark., Nov. 1 – 3,2016. The command chief met Airmen from the 19th Airlift Wing and sawfirst-hand how Combat Airlift sustains and executes Rapid Global Mobility anytime,anywhere. During Frey’s visit, she met with medical group
  • 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
  • 41st AS practices alternative combat offload techniques

    Loadmasters from the 41st Airlift Squadron traveled to alanding zone in Alexandria, Louisiana, to practice loading and offloadingmethods typically used in austere locations Aug. 26, 2016. The mission for theday was removing a 1,430-lb. C-130 engine stand trailer unit using the CombatOffload Method B technique.  “This method is used primarily for
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