News happening around Little Rock Air Force Base

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  • Ravens spread wings to secure C-130s worldwide

    The U.S. Air Force’s Air Mobility Command currently operates a fleet of more than 1,100 aircraft, yet only a small number of elite security forces Airmen are responsible for defending and protecting those aircraft and aircrews in locations across the globe. The Airmen are known as “Phoenix Ravens”

  • Whittling away stress, frame by frame

    Sawdust and the buzz of an electric saw fill the air as individuals create personal masterpieces at the 19th Force Support Squadron Skills and Development Center Wood Frame Shop at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas.The shop is located next to the Hobby Shop and Outdoor Recreation and is open

  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Capt. Rachel Rothamel

    Rank and Name: Capt. Rachel Rothamel  Unit: 19th Medical Operations Squadron  Position:  Family Health Clinic Nurse  Hometown: Toppenish, Washington  Time on Station: 3 years  Time in Service: 3 years  Hobbies: Riding motorcycles  Goals: becoming an intensive care unit nurse  Core Value: Excellence

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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,

  • 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

  • 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