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  • Locals gather supplies for Puerto Rico relief efforts

    Hurricane Maria was the 13th named storm, 7th consecutive hurricane, fourth major hurricane and the second category five hurricane of 2017. Among those affected by Hurricane Maria, the residents of U.S. Territory Puerto Rico was one group who experienced the devastation. The destruction left the inhabitants in need of shelter, food, water, medical
  • Cyber security: Every Airman’s responsibility

    More than ever before, the world is connected to a vast cyberspace domain. The internet touches most aspects of daily life. With one click of a mouse or swipe of a finger, people can access volumes of information available to all users. This is why it’s imperative for service members and government employees to use their situational awareness when
  • Nighttime ops ensure Combat Airlift never stops

    It takes more than leaving the light on to sustain Combat Airlift. Air Mobility Command's mission is 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Although it takes multiple units, three main players of the Black Knight's mission around-the-clock are the 19th Security Forces Squadron to secure the base, the 19th Operations Support Squadron Airfield Management
  • Good habits boost fiscal fitness

    Just like preparing for a physical fitness test, there's no shortcut to "fiscal fitness" and an excellent credit score. There are steps that Airmen can take today to improve credit scores and avoid future financial woes. The Airman & Family Readiness Center at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, offers a Managing Credit Class, which covers the
  • Legal office: providing care, assistance

    As stewards of the military justice system, the 19th Airlift Wing Legal Office at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, assists commanders in maintaining good order and discipline in their units. Although "JA" stands for Judge Advocate, its unofficial meaning in the legal office is "just ask.""The difference between the legal office and civilian
  • Trash talk: recycling center reduces waste

    The 19th Civil Engineer Squadron Recycling Center on Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, contributes to the prevention of millions of tons of recyclable items from going into landfills daily by educating base personnel on proper waste management. On Oct. 31, 1991, President George H. Bush signed an executive order declaring that all federal
  • AADD: Ensuring Airmen arrive alive

    Airmen are encouraged to think ahead to safely arrive home after a night of drinking. If those plans fall through, Airmen Against Drunk Driving is there to help. AADD is a group of volunteers at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, who provide rides home to service members, dependents and civilian employees who have been drinking - no questions
  • How to stay alert during road runs

    Staying alert is fundamental to preventing possible incidents while running or jogging. Uneven ground, road edges and other hazards add to the danger of traveling near vehicles, such as slipping on loose gravel and potholes. Many people take to the roads to get exercise and enjoy the weather as it warms up, more so than in the cooler months. It's
  • Main Little Rock Air Force Base roads construction begins

    The base undergoes road construction annually to ensure safety and prevent driving hazards. CMSgt Williams Drive and Arnold Drive will be receiving an upgrade throughout the next few months. "We're trying to ensure the flow of traffic remains normal, but be prepared for any delays during construction," said John Smith, 19th Civil Engineer Squadron
  • 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 Core Value portrayed: Service Before Self How does
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