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  • Little Rock AFB Airman wins AMC Spark Tank competition

    U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Travis Alton, 19th Logistics Readiness Squadron parachute rigger, won Air Mobility Command’s first Phoenix Spark Tank competition at the Airlift/Tanker Association Symposium at Grapevine, Texas, Oct. 27, 2018. Against 73 other competitors, Alton won for his development of the M-1 Parachute Release Timing Block Fail-Safe, coined by local leadership as the “Alton Block.”
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Senior Airman Zhongliang Chen

    Name and Rank: Senior Airman Zhongliang Chen Unit: 41st Airlift Squadron Duty title: Squadron Aviation Resource Management Hometown: Shenyang, China Time in service: 2 years, 6 months Time at Little Rock: 2 years, 2 months Goals: Acceptance into Air Force Band and a Bachelors in Music Hobbies: Playing the piano, electronic gaming and anime Air Force Core Value portrayed: Excellence in All We Do How does the individual portray the core value? Excellence is a perishable skill. It must be practiced. The same discipline I utilize on the piano translates to the attention to detail that must be observed maintaining the squadron’s aeronautical databases. Whether it’s a data entry error or wrong note played, the whole production becomes out of key.
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Staff Sgt. Dakoda Baker

    Name and Rank: Staff Sgt. Dakoda Baker Unit: 19th Maintenance Squadron Duty title: Repair and reclamation journeyman Hometown: Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri Time in service: 6 years Time at Little Rock: 6 years Goals: To retire from the military after 20 or more years Hobbies: Drone racing, robotics and being an awesome father to his infant daughter Location for photo: Bldg. 245, R&R shop Air Force Core Value portrayed Excellence in All We Do How does the individual portray the core value? Staff Sgt. Dakoda Baker consistently goes above and beyond in his duties and the details involved in doing it. No matter how large or small the task, he handles it professionally and ensures his Airmen are adequately prepared to complete it. Recently he was hand selected for a short notice temporary duty assignment to Guatemala in support of the vice president, and Department of Defense
  • SERE ensures full-spectrum readiness through joint training

    Specialists from the 19th Operations Support Squadron survival, evasion, resistance and escape flight, performed freefall jumps from a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter June 28, 2018, at Camp Robinson, Arkansas. The Arkansas Army National Guard aircrew and the SERE specialists train together to keep skills sharp while maintaining the required training
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Staff Sgt. Tanera Frank

    Name and Rank: Staff Sgt. Tanera Frank          Unit:  19th Operation Support Squadron Duty title:  Host aviation resource management office assistant NCO in charge Hometown: Chicago, IL Time in service: Six years in August Time at Little Rock: Five years Goals: To become a career field instructor, finish BA degree Hobbies: Yoga and working out
  • ROCK I 18-06 exercise: LRAFB adapts to deployed conditions

    Service members from Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, maintain deployment readiness by learning and adapting to mission-oriented protective posture conditions on a constant basic. Their knowledge was tested during the deployment-related exercise ROCK I 18-06 June 18-22, 2018.The purpose of the exercise ensured Airmen knew proper procedures and
  • Aircrew innovation for emerging Air Force

    “The day you stop learning is the day you stop living,” Albert Einstein said.
  • Police Week: Honoring the sacrifice

    The 19th Security Forces Squadron honored Police Week May 14-18, 2018, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark., with a series of events including a 5K, golf tournament, shooting contest, hard dog/fast dog competition, and Defender challenge.
  • New program refocuses safety protocol

    Little Rock Air Force Base is moving to a risk-based assessment and analysis approach to safety and protection issues known as Enterprise Protection Risk Management.
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Tech. Sgt. Justin Lovejoy

    Name and Rank: Tech. Sgt. Justin Lovejoy Unit: 19th Maintenance Group Duty title: Quality assurance inspector Hometown: Apopka, Florida Time in service: 13 Years Time at Little Rock: Six and a half years Goals: Retire at 20 years and open up his own business with his wife Hobbies: Softball, guns and cars Air Force Core Value portrayed: Excellence
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