News happening around Little Rock Air Force Base

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Combat Airlifters prepare for Mobility Guardian '17

    The Air Mobility Command’s largest exercise is set to kick off July 28, 2017 at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington. Team Little Rock Airmen from a variety of career fields are set to participate however, maintainers from the 19th Maintenance Group will lead the charge from the ground to ensure

  • Trash talk: recycling center reduces waste

    The 19th Civil Engineer Squadron Recycling Center on Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, contributes to the prevention of millions of tons of recyclable items from going into landfills daily by educating base personnel on proper waste management. On Oct. 31, 1991, President George H. Bush signed

  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Senior Airman Dillon Reynolds

    Name and Rank: Senior Airman Dillon Reynolds Unit: 41st Airlift Squadron Duty title: C-130J instructor loadmaster Hometown: Spokane, Washington Time in service: four years and three months Time at Little Rock: three years and nine months Goals: finish Bachelor’s degree and own a home Hobbies:

  • AADD: Ensuring Airmen arrive alive

    Airmen are encouraged to think ahead to safely arrive home after a night of drinking. If those plans fall through, Airmen Against Drunk Driving is there to help. AADD is a group of volunteers at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, who provide rides home to service members, dependents and civilian

  • How to stay alert during road runs

    Staying alert is fundamental to preventing possible incidents while running or jogging. Uneven ground, road edges and other hazards add to the danger of traveling near vehicles, such as slipping on loose gravel and potholes. Many people take to the roads to get exercise and enjoy the weather as it

  • Combat Airlifter of The Week: Staff Sgt. Darryl McRae

    Rank/Name: Staff Sgt. Darryl McRae Unit: 19th Maintenance Squadron Duty Title: aircraft structural maintenance journeyman Hometown: Fayetteville, North Carolina Time on Station: four years Time in Service: four and half years Hobbies: sports Goals: achieve rank of master sergeant What Core Value do

  • Main Little Rock Air Force Base roads construction begins

    The base undergoes road construction annually to ensure safety and prevent driving hazards. CMSgt Williams Drive and Arnold Drive will be receiving an upgrade throughout the next few months. "We're trying to ensure the flow of traffic remains normal, but be prepared for any delays during