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  • No rest for the pest: 19th CES pest management

    With the health and welfare of Team Little Rock being a top priority, one flight’s main goal is to prevent pests from adversely affecting Airmen. The 19th Civil Engineer Squadron Pest Management Flight ensures the mission remains on track by establishing and maintaining safe, effective and environmentally sound integrated pest management programs.
  • Staying ready: 19th CES emergency management train Black Knights

    Exercising readiness for emergency situations so Airmen can stay prepared and learn their role when it comes to installation attacks or natural disasters is a high priority at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas. The 19th Civil Engineer Squadron emergency management flight verifies each unit’s accomplishments so the mission can continue safely, and effectively, regardless of the environment.
  • LRAFB Firefighters: Always ready

    The men and women of the 19th CES Fire Department rush out of their living quarters, donning 50 to 70 pounds of equipment as they hop in their firetrucks and leave the station to respond to possible life-threatening situations.
  • Squadrons ‘Unite’ from ground up

    The Unite program is a new U.S. Air Force resiliency program implemented this fiscal year to support unit cohesion, team-building and morale. Throughout this initiative, nearly 40 AF bases created a new position, the community cohesion coordinator, to help allocate a total of $4 million in funding for 2019 intended to revitalize the squadron.
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Airman 1st Class Candace Carrico

    Name and Rank: Airman 1st Class Candace CarricoUnit: 19th Civil Engineer SquadronDuty title: Emergency management journeymanHometown: Orland, CaliforniaTime in service: 2 yearsTime at Little Rock: 1 year, 6 monthsGoals: Earn a degree in nursing and commission Hobbies: Photography, reading, painting, and sportsAir Force Core Value portrayed:
  • ROCKI 19-06, insider’s perspective: detonation

    Throughout ROCKI 19-06, Airmen assigned to the 19th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal Flight responded efficiently and timely to enhance their skills in a simulated deployed environment showcasing the readiness the 19th Airlift Wing at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, April 16, 2019.
  • ROCKI 19-06, insider’s perspective: the foundation

    The 19th Civil Engineer Squadron filled in a simulated crater during ROCKI 19-06 at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, April 14, 2019.
  • EOD Airmen prepare for Tier 2 Test at LRAFB

    Explosive Ordnance Disposal Airmen assigned to the 19th Civil Engineer Squadron at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, are preparing for the new Tier 2 Physical Fitness Test on which they will be officially tested in the near future. The Tier 2 test examines precise critical fitness capabilities of Airmen with specific jobs making sure they are
  • Road trip to restoration: An Airman’s perspective

    When I first heard I was going to Tyndall Air Force Base, I was apprehensive. After a little more thought, I realized this was probably going to be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, and I should make the best of it; after all this is what I train for. Being tasked to support the relief efforts in Tyndall was the first time in my military career I felt like I could make a difference and leave an impact on those affected by Hurricane Michael. Eleven of us from the 19th Civil Engineer Squadron packed up our bags and headed out on Sunday, Nov. 18, 2019. When we were 10 minutes outside of Panama City, we were struck with how massive the devastation was. The thing that stuck out to me the most was the trees. Most, if not all, were bent at a 90-degree angle that stretched on for miles in all directions.
  • Same skills different mission: firefighter becomes Airman

    U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Kyle Talley, 19th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighter, arrived at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, approximately four months ago and hit the ground running, refining his firefighter and emergency medical technician skills. After taking a high-school course to become an EMT, Talley fell in love with the
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