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  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Staff Sgt. Tiffany Santiago

    Rank and name: Staff Sgt. Tiffany SantiagoUnit:  19th Medical Operations SquadronPosition: Mental Health Clinic NCO in chargeHometown: Albers, IllinoisTime on Station: 16 Aug., 2016Time in Service: 24 November, 2008Hobbies: Spending time with her kidsGoals: Obtain Masters in Social Work. Core Value: Service Before SelfSantiago puts the Air Force’s
  • Little Rock AFB delivers medical professionals to Florida for Hurricane Irma response

    The 41st Airlift Squadron transported more than 100 medical personnel to Orlando, Florida, Sept. 9, 2017, to prepare for Hurricane Irma relief efforts. The 41st AS flew to Dallas and Houston, Texas, to pick up U.S. Public Health Service Rapid Deployment Force personnel and Disaster Medical Assistance Teams from Alabama, Florida, Kentucky,
  • Little Rock AFB accepts military aircraft in response to Hurricane Irma

    Little Rock Air Force Base is receiving various aircraft and their crews assigned to multiple military installations along the east coast in preparation for Hurricane Irma, Sept. 9, 2017.Personnel from Hurlburt Field, Florida, along with U-28As, CV-22 Ospreys, MC-130H Combat Talon II’s and other aircraft are bedding down here until the potential
  • Little Rock Air Force base accepts aircraft amid Hurricane Irma

    A U-28A assigned to Hurlburt Field, Fla., taxis past C-130Js to a parking spot after landing Sept. 9, 2017, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. The U-28A provides a manned fixed wing, on-call/surge capability for improved tactical airborne intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) in support of special operations forces. (U.S. Air Force
  • Nighttime ops ensure Combat Airlift never stops

    It takes more than leaving the light on to sustain Combat Airlift. Air Mobility Command's mission is 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Although it takes multiple units, three main players of the Black Knight's mission around-the-clock are the 19th Security Forces Squadron to secure the base, the 19th Operations Support Squadron Airfield Management
  • Taking care of us, taking care of you

    "Exercise, exercise, exercise" … A common phrase heard throughout the military to distinguish real world events from training scenarios. Most of these training activities are no-notice, but the 19th Medical Group plans these events monthly to balance patient care and readiness responsibilities. The 19th MDG training is conducted the fourth
  • Fleet services: Keeping C-130s from causing stink

    Imagine the smell of a porta-potty: strong, distinct and likely repulsive. Being 12,000 feet in the air in a small, cramped aircraft only serves to amplify that rancid smell. The 19th Logistics Readiness Squadron Fleet Services Airmen are in charge of the unenviable task of waste removal. "Picture flying 15 hours and smelling the toilet the whole
  • 19th Airlift Wing celebrates 69 years of service

    Through its humble beginnings as an observation group in 1927 to the world’s mightiest C-130 tactical airlift wing in the world, this year marks the 19th Airlift Wing’s 69th birthday – one filled with many honors, awards and historical milestones. When the U.S. Army Air Corps established the 19th Observation Group in 1927, which later became the
  • Legal office: providing care, assistance

    As stewards of the military justice system, the 19th Airlift Wing Legal Office at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, assists commanders in maintaining good order and discipline in their units. Although "JA" stands for Judge Advocate, its unofficial meaning in the legal office is "just ask.""The difference between the legal office and civilian
  • Flying cheap: passenger terminal offers free flights

    The 19th Logistics Readiness Squadron Passenger Terminal offers a unique travel opportunity to service members and their families at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas. Space-Available flights allows authorized passengers to travel by Defense Department owned and operated aircraft after mission and equipment have been accommodated. After the
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