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  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Staff Sgt. James Shreve

    Staff Sgt. James Shreve, 373rd Training Squadron Detachment 4 turbo propulsion instructor and scheduler, is recognized as the Combat Airlifter of the Week September 20, 2021.
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Senior Airman Kaylie Anderson

    Senior Airman Kaylie Anderson, 19th Contracting Squadron contracting specialist, is recognized as the Combat Airlifter of the Week September 6, 2021.
  • Herk Nation hosts Deployed Family Dinner

    Little Rock Air Force Base provided families of deployed members with dinner and allowed these families an opportunity to connect, not only with each other, but also with leadership and helping agencies to address any concerns they may have had.
  • Herk Nation receives Moderna COVID-19 vaccine

    The 19th Medical Group at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, received 400 doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine Jan, 13, 2021. Initial quantities of the vaccine are limited and will be distributed on a rolling delivery basis as more doses become available.
  • Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine arrives at LRAFB

    Medics at the 19th Medical Group received the first shipment of the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine here Jan. 13, and inoculations are scheduled to begin Jan. 14. Distribution of the vaccine will follow DoD’s phased priority plan. The first allocation of the vaccine will be used to immunize first responders and front line medical workers, those who provide essential national security and installation functions, personnel slated for deployment overseas within the next three months, and Military and Civilian Airmen at the highest risk for developing severe illness from COVID-19.
  • Change through diversity, inclusion: LRAFB establishes Airmen’s forum

    The Home of Herk Nation is committed to delivering a diverse workforce that embraces a variety of perspectives and recognizes the talents of all of its Airmen. In direct support of this, Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, has established a Diversity and Inclusion Airmen’s Forum.
  • 314th AW conducts off-station training

    The 314th Airlift Wing conducted an off-station training exercise to exercise the instructor corps by completing objectives they don’t normally have the opportunity to complete with students.
  • Panther Storm 2: Advancing Rapid Global Mobility

    Multiple C-130J Super Hercules crews from Little Rock Air Force, Arkansas, and Dyess AFB, Texas, partnered with the U.S. Army’s 82nd Airborne Division for a Joint Forcible Entry exercise Nov. 3-6 at Pope Army Airfield, North Carolina.
  • AF Surgeon General talks medic readiness during 19th MDG visit

    Lt. Gen. Dorothy Hogg, Air Force Surgeon General, visited the 19th Medical Group to meet with medical Airmen and answer questions they have about recent changes to their profession at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, October 27.
  • GFLR 21-01: testing ground for new capability

    Army and Air Force members participate in a sling load training event during Green Flag Little Rock 21-01 at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Oct. 19, 2020. The sling load training exercise was the first in Air Mobility Command history to involve a Polaris MRZR ATV. Previously, this type of training had been conducted with a HMVEE and this new training will help contingency response teams react faster with lighter gear.