News happening around Little Rock Air Force Base


  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Tech Sgt. Michael Ford

    Name and Rank: Tech Sgt. Michael Ford Unit: 34th Combat Training Squadron Duty title: Flight chief and loadmaster Hometown: Strasburg, Colorado Time in service: 14 years Time at Little Rock: 8 years Goals: be promoted to Senior Master Sgt. before retirement Hobbies: riding motorcycles Air Force

  • Selfless dedication: volunteers' efforts recognized

    The Airman & Family Readiness Center Volunteer Program ceremony held April 27, 2017, recognized the Airmen who epitomized the U.S. Air Force core value of Service Before Self by giving back to their community through volunteering. The A&FRC Volunteer Program connects individuals and groups to

  • Supporting sexual assault survivors

    Sexual Assault Awareness Month brings attention to the options available to those affected by conduct that falls short of the standards expected of individuals in uniform. A U.S. Air Force priority is taking care of Airmen and families, and wingmen are responsible for assisting a survivor in

  • New training techniques for tomorrow’s defenders

    The 19th Security Forces Squadron have trained Airmenthat are critical to national defense and are the first impression of the base.Team Little Rock’s Defenders are on the clock 24/7 andare ready to contribute to the Combat Airlift mission but they have hundreds ofhours of training to get to that

  • Serving up success: dining facility Airmen win Hennessey award

    Hercules Dining Facility Airmen won the 2017 U.S. Air Force Hennessy award against five Major Command-nominated bases March 24, 2017, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas. The John L. Hennessy trophy is an annual award presented to the best food service program in the U.S.  Air Force across the

  • Fuels system Airmen fuel fight

    The 19th Maintenance Squadron Fuel Systems repair team works around the clock on approximately 60 aircraft at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas. Fuels Airmen enter confined spaces less than two feet in circumference to diagnose malfunctions, seal and maintain components of the fuel tank. “Our

  • Airfield management keeps aircrew safe

    The mighty C-130’s many capabilities make it a valuable asset for delivering supplies and troops. Members of the 19th Operations Support Squadron Airfield Management team work around the clock to provide a safe, efficient and effective airfield environment which ensures the mission of global reach

  • Volunteers, donations keep Airman’s Attic running

    Service members and their families are encouraged to continue the cycle of giving by donating items to the Airman’s Attic at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, to ease the transition for other families. “The store started as a place for helping families in need,” said Veronica Cage, Airman’s

  • Combat Airlifter of the Week

    Name and Rank: Staff Sgt. Justin Buchele Unit: 19th Airlift Wing Duty title: NCO in charge of command post systems Hometown: Las Vegas, Nevada Time in service: 7 years and 11 months Time at Little Rock: 5 years and 2 months Goals: Finish Community College of the Air Force  degree this year and

  • Security forces safeguard base with new equipment

    The 19th Security Forces Squadron uses new scanning devices to expedite base entry and increase intelligence about possible crimes, keeping service members and their families safe. The Defense Biometric Identification System, or DBIDS, is used by military bases to enhance the force protection