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  • AETC command chief visits Little Rock AFB, discusses innovation

    Chief Master Sgt. Juliet Gudgel, command chief of Air Education and Training Command, toured the 314th Airlift Wing and met with AETC Airmen July 23, 2018, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas. Airmen of all ranks had the opportunity to listen, ask questions and discuss their ideas with Gudgel during her tour focusing on innovation in AETC. The
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Staff Sgt. Johnson

    Name and Rank: Staff Sgt. Cheryl Johnson Unit: 314th Maintenance Group
  • 314th Airlift Wing passes guide-on to new commander

    Col. Stephen Hodge assumed command of the 314th Airlift Wing from Col. Daniel DeVoe during a change of command ceremony officiated by Maj. Gen. Patrick Doherty, 19th Air Force commander July 25, 2018, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark.
  • Tech school instructor crews compete in annual Turkey Shoot

    The annual local combat airlift competition, known as the Turkey Shoot, pitted rivals against one another in timed events including heavy equipment airdrops, points of interest, visual points assault landing and backing accuracy June 8, 2018, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas. "The 314th Airlift Wing’s Turkey Shoot competition provided an
  • 314th AW excellence mirrors founding unit

    Imagine being packed shoulder to shoulder in a C-47 Skytrain. As silence filled the cargo deck, paratroopers from the 62nd Troop Carrier Squadron mentally prepared for their unforeseen future. Little did they know June 6, 1944, would mark a moment in history, and shape a legacy worth honoring. Leo Rigard, a former engineer for the 62nd TCS,
  • Operation Market Garden honored 73 years later: Jump to remember

    Freedom isn't free; the price isn't paid by one country alone. Allied troops wearing different uniforms, originating from different countries were transported on a C-47. Sitting shoulder to shoulder, they prepared to jump from side doors of the aircraft into the unknown. Confident their mission would be a success, they had no idea the majority of
  • Preparing today’s maintainers for tomorrow’s C-130 fleet

    C-130 Hercules maintainers worldwide begin their maintenance careers at Little Rock Air Force Base and for select instructors here, they craft those students into professionals supporting rapid global mobility.The 373rd Training Squadron Detachment 4 instructor team provides state-of-the-art aerospace maintenance training to conduct direct
  • Training international students for success

    As the cornerstone of C-130 combat airlift, the 314th AirliftWing touches all corners of the globe, training Airmen and internationalservice members to become premier combat airlifters.Nations from around the world send their C-130J and H modelaircrews to the C-130 Center of Excellence, an international C-130training school, where students learn
  • AETC commander visits Little Rock AFB

    U.S Air Force Lt. Gen. Darryl Roberson, commander of Air Education and Training Command, witnessed first-hand Aug. 22- 23 2016, how pipeline C-130 training provided by the 314th Airlift Wing ensures the success of combat airlift as he visited different units at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas.  “Development of our Airmen is really where
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Staff Sgt. Alescia Paggett

    Combat Airlifter of the Week: Staff Sgt. Alescia Paggett   Unit:  314th Maintenance Group   Position:  Plans and Scheduling NCO in charge   Hometown:  Jonesboro, Louisiana   Time on Station/ Time in Service: 13 mos/7 yrs   CORE VALUE: U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Alescia Paggett, 314th Maintenance Group Plans and Scheduling NCO in charge, exemplifies
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