News happening around Little Rock Air Force Base

  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Airman 1st Class Aleff Gripp

    Name and Rank: Airman 1st Class Aleff GrippUnit: 61st Airlift SquadronDuty title: LoadmasterHometown: Sao Paulo, BrazilTime in service: 1 year, 3 months Time at Little Rock: 1 yearGoals: Make staff sergeant his first time testingHobbies: Woodworking, crypto/stock trading, and drumsAir Force Core

  • Little Rock AFB Airman wins AMC Spark Tank competition

    U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Travis Alton, 19th Logistics Readiness Squadron parachute rigger, won Air Mobility Command’s first Phoenix Spark Tank competition at the Airlift/Tanker Association Symposium at Grapevine, Texas, Oct. 27, 2018. Against 73 other competitors, Alton won for his development of

  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Senior Airman Zhongliang Chen

    Name and Rank: Senior Airman Zhongliang ChenUnit: 41st Airlift SquadronDuty title: Squadron Aviation Resource ManagementHometown: Shenyang, ChinaTime in service: 2 years, 6 monthsTime at Little Rock: 2 years, 2 monthsGoals: Acceptance into Air Force Band and a Bachelors in Music Hobbies: Playing

  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Staff Sgt. Dakoda Baker

    Name and Rank: Staff Sgt. Dakoda Baker Unit: 19th Maintenance SquadronDuty title: Repair and reclamation journeymanHometown: Lake of the Ozarks, MissouriTime in service: 6 yearsTime at Little Rock: 6 years Goals: To retire from the military after 20 or more yearsHobbies: Drone racing, robotics and

  • SERE ensures full-spectrum readiness through joint training

    Specialists from the 19th Operations Support Squadron survival, evasion, resistance and escape flight, performed freefall jumps from a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter June 28, 2018, at Camp Robinson, Arkansas. The Arkansas Army National Guard aircrew and the SERE specialists train together to keep

  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Staff Sgt. Tanera Frank

    Name and Rank: Staff Sgt. Tanera Frank          Unit:  19th Operation Support Squadron Duty title:  Host aviation resource management office assistant NCO in charge Hometown: Chicago, IL Time in service: Six years in August Time at Little Rock: Five years Goals: To become a career field

  • ROCK I 18-06 exercise: LRAFB adapts to deployed conditions

    Service members from Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, maintain deployment readiness by learning and adapting to mission-oriented protective posture conditions on a constant basic. Their knowledge was tested during the deployment-related exercise ROCK I 18-06 June 18-22, 2018.The purpose of the

  • Police Week: Honoring the sacrifice

    The 19th Security Forces Squadron honored Police Week May 14-18, 2018, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark., with a series of events including a 5K, golf tournament, shooting contest, hard dog/fast dog competition, and Defender challenge.

  • New program refocuses safety protocol

    Little Rock Air Force Base is moving to a risk-based assessment and analysis approach to safety and protection issues known as Enterprise Protection Risk Management.