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  • Locals gather supplies for Puerto Rico relief efforts

    Hurricane Maria was the 13th named storm, 7th consecutive hurricane, fourth major hurricane and the second category five hurricane of 2017. Among those affected by Hurricane Maria, the residents of U.S. Territory Puerto Rico was one group who experienced the devastation. The destruction left the

  • CBRNE exercise gives Airmen real life emergency skills

    From sweltering heat of deserts to frozen tundras filled with ice caps  –  these could be aspects of any wartime environment. Although every situation has its challenges, Airmen are trained to overcome obstacles with professionalism and efficiency.Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and

  • 70 years of air power: One family's service

    The need for unified airpower forged the foundation for the Air Force during World War II. Since its conception, Airmen have served in every major conflict and war requiring air support. This history is shared by one family in particular, the Thomases.

  • 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:

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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