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  • 19th AF commander experiences 314th AW innovations

    U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Patrick Doherty, 19th Air Force commander, visited the 314th Airlift Wing to gain firsthand insight to the way the wing integrates innovation within training March 7, 2019 at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas. Doherty met with Airmen from the 62nd Airlift Squadron’s innovation flight and was shown numerous integrated
  • Little Rock AFB welcomes “Pilot for a Day”

    What do you want to do when you grow up? It is a common question children are asked. Sadly, some children don’t get a chance to fulfill those dreams because of circumstances out of their control. The Pilot for a Day program helps to make some of those dreams come true. Caden Carbajal visited the flight line of Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Feb. 26, 2019, with the surprising news that he’d be part of the program.
  • Team Little Rock opens welcome center

    All Airmen arriving at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, will now be met with a streamlined in-processing method at the newly established Combat Airlift Welcome Center, located in the Walters Community Support Center. The Combat Airlift Welcome Center will be one of the first stops for new Airmen arriving at Little Rock AFB and will serve as a one-stop shop for new Airmen and their families to process through the military personnel section, medical, traffic management office and finance, as well as get exposed to base helping agencies.
  • 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
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