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  • Generation to generation: Carrying on C-130 legacy

    U.S. Air Force Capt. John Rebolledo, 62nd Airlift Squadron C-130J instructor pilot, feels great pride in achieving his childhood dream of becoming a C-130 pilot.
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Staff Sgt. Nelson Esqueda

    Name and Rank: Staff Sgt. Nelson EsquedaUnit: 62nd Airlift SquadronDuty title: C-130J instructor loadmasterHometown: San Antonio, TexasTime in service: 9 yearsTime at Little Rock: 1 yearGoals: Pursue further educationHobbies: Hiking, working out, sports, reading, and yard workAir Force Core Value portrayed: Excellence in All We DoWhy was the
  • 314th AMXS reconstitutes active duty squadron

    The 314th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron marked the first step in reconstituting an active-duty maintainer force during an assumption of command ceremony at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, July 30, 2019. U.S. Air Force Maj. Michael Lasher assumed command of the squadron during the ceremony.
  • 314th AW: How LRAFB became 'Home of Herk Nation'

    The C-130 has heritage dating back to World War II when the C-47 Skytrain was used to airlift supplies to troops during the war. Lessons learned from the C-47 informed the design of what would become the C-130. Almost 80 years later and after constant improvements to the airframe, the Herk is still being utilized for numerous missions across the Air Force and around the world.
  • AETC recognizes 62nd AS as top ops squadron

    The 62nd Airlift Squadron received Air Education and Training Command’s Top Operations Squadron for 2018 at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, earlier this year.
  • 19th Airlift Wing welcomes TLR leader as new commander

    Black Knights, alongside partner units and members of the supportive community, welcomed Col. John Schutte as the new 19th Airlift Wing commander June 27, 2019. Schutte assumed command of the 19th AW from Col. Gerald Donohue in a ceremony presided over by Maj. Gen. Sam Barrett, 18th Air Force commander.
  • 19th Airlift Wing welcomes TLR leader as new commander

    Black Knights, alongside partner units and members of the supportive community, welcomed Col. John Schutte as the new 19th Airlift Wing commander June 27, 2019. Schutte assumed command of the 19th AW from Col. Gerald Donohue in a ceremony presided over by Maj. Gen. Sam Barrett, 18th Air Force commander.
  • Culmination of Honor: D-Day 75 Years Later

    “The eyes of the world are upon you. The hopes and prayers of the liberty-loving people everywhere march with you … we will accept nothing less than full victory,” said U.S. Army Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower, supreme commander of Allied Forces.
  • Spirit of D-Day lives on as Team Little Rock maintainers keep aircraft flying

    June 6th is a date that has become synonymous with valor, sacrifice and dedication. As Operation Overlord commenced, thousands of men boarded aircraft bound for the Normandy coastline of France. As dawn approached, the feet of the men touched down as the first wave of the invasion hit. The leaders of the Allied Nations held their breath in hopes that this operation would be the beginning of the end of Nazi-controlled Europe.
  • Team Little Rock commemorates D-Day

    C-130s from the 19th and 314th Airlift Wing, Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, and 317th AW, Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, fly in a diamond formation over Pointe du Hoc, France, June 5, 2019. The formation flight was in dedication of the Army’s 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment. Team Little Rock demonstrated its ability to perform rapid, global mobility and agile combat airlift while commemorating the 75th Anniversary of D-Day.
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