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  • Little Rock Airmen first to test C-130J upgrade

    A team of U.S. Air Force Airmen conducted a C-130J training flight on Feb. 3, 2017, unlike any other at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. The flight was the first in the Air Mobility Command conducted on an upgraded C-130J that featured an intricate suite of software and hardware improvements known as Block 8.1. In November 2016, Lockheed Martin
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week

    Rank and Name: Senior Airman Gregory Kania.Unit: 19th Maintenance Squadron.Position: aircraft fuel systems journeyman.Hometown: Pemberton, New Jersey.Time on Station: One year and five months. Time in Service: Two years.Hobbies: Flying radio controlled airplanes, playing and watching football.Goals: To either become a Pilot or Battlefield
  • Crew chief, C-130E part ways

      Although thousands of U.S. Air Force aircraft are maintained and operated by Airmen, certain aircrafts leave lasting impressions.Crew chiefs are the individuals who are essential in the upkeep and maintenance of aircraft, so it’s no surprise that they would be prone to remember certain aircraft.Retired U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Willie
  • AMC command chief gets first-hand look of Combat Airlift mission, Airmen

    U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Shelina Frey, command chieffor Air Mobility Command, visited Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark., Nov. 1 – 3,2016. The command chief met Airmen from the 19th Airlift Wing and sawfirst-hand how Combat Airlift sustains and executes Rapid Global Mobility anytime,anywhere. During Frey’s visit, she met with medical group
  • 11-ship formation flight flexes Hercules muscle

    A formation of 11 C-130Js departed Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Oct. 24, 2016, as part of a total force exercise ensuring mission readiness. C-130s from Little Rock AFB, departed the flightline in quick sequence to join aircraft from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas and Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi to put the 61st Airlift Squadron’s team
  • Defenders stay mission ready

    Defenders from the 19th Security Forces Squadron conducted force-on-force and riot training Oct. 12-13, 2016, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. Force-on-force and riot training are an annual requirement conducted over the course of two days to prepare 19th SFS members for expeditionary and homefront operations.“Security Forces troops are required
  • Exceptional Family Member Program provides support to Airmen, families

    Military families are often asked to leave their homes, schools and friends to go where they are needed. In combination with goodbyes and making moving arrangements, it can be a very stressful time. Recently, a family of three was asked to do just that.  In the middle of an already complicated process this family was faced with the birth of their
  • CFC comes to Little Rock AFB

    The annual Combined Federal Campaign officially kicked off Oct.7, 2016, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. The fund-raising drive conducted by federal employees in their workplace each autumn supports and promotes generosity through a voluntary program that’s employee-focused, cost-efficient and effective in providing all federal employees the
  • Pilot for a day visits Little Rock AFB

    Team Little Rock invited a terminally ill Arkansas teenager to experience life as an Airman during the Pilot for a Day program Oct. 3, 2016, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark.The Pilot for a Day program, began 26 years ago, varies base to base, but each have the same goal: to give service member’s the chance to be directly involved with the local
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Master Sgt. Narda Spurgeon

    Rank/Name:  Master Sgt. Narda Spurgeon  Unit: 19th Airlift Wing Judge Advocate Position:  Law Office Superintendent Hometown:  Manchester, Jamaica Time on Station/ Time in Service:  11 months/ 17 years, 3 months Hobbies/Goals:  I enjoy cooking, reading and spending time with family. I plan to pursue a law degree upon retirement from active duty.
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