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  • Support group provides hope for survivors

    Team Little Rock members have a variety of options to foster their emotional and mental health. For those looking to connect with others, while learning healthy coping methods, they now have a new way they can seek out care and support.
  • Little Rock AFB Community Council wins Abilene Trophy

    The Abilene Chamber of Commerce officially presented the Little Rock Air Force Base Community Council with the 2018 annual Air Mobility Command Community Support Award, known as the Abilene Trophy, at a ceremony on Little Rock AFB, May 14, 2019. The Abilene Trophy was established in 1999 to recognize the community that best supports an Air Mobility Command base each calendar year. The Abilene Trophy was given to the Little Rock AFB Community Council as a way to feature the outstanding support they provide Airmen, their families and the combat airlift mission.
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Airman 1st Class Aleff Gripp

    Name and Rank: Airman 1st Class Aleff Gripp Unit: 61st Airlift Squadron Duty title: Loadmaster Hometown: Sao Paulo, Brazil Time in service: 1 year, 3 months Time at Little Rock: 1 year Goals: Make staff sergeant his first time testing Hobbies: Woodworking, crypto/stock trading, and drums Air Force Core Value portrayed: Service Before Self How does the individual portray the core value? Airman 1st Class Gripp has taken it upon himself to learn how to set up the new electronic flight bag publications for 25 Airmen, noncommissioned officers, senior NCOs, and field grade officers. He is also the lead to set up the new squadon loadmaster virtual reality training center.
  • 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.
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