Thursday, August 2, 2007

NEWS BRIEFS >> 08/03/07

189 SFS reunion

Retired Chief Master Sgt. Bob Arnold is organizing a reunion for former 189th Security Forces Squadron members who served in the unit in the 1970s and 1980s. The reunion includes all former security, law enforcement and combat arms members.
The reunion will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 8 at the Cabot Church of Christ Family Life Center, 500 North Second Street. Members are encouraged to bring photos. For more information or to RSVP, call the chief at (501) 843-6150 or e-mail him at

Sunday Mass cancelled

Due to circumstances beyond our control, there will be no Catholic Mass Sunday, Aug. 5, at the base chapel. All other Saturday and Sunday Masses will continue as normal.

Retirements slated

A retirement ceremony will be held at 2 p.m. Aug. 10 at Bldg. 1080 for Master Sgt. Kevin Hoover. Sgt. Hoover will be retiring after 20 years of military service.

Chief Master Sgt. Willie E. Goodwin’s retirement luncheon is scheduled 11 a.m. Aug. 10 at Hanger 276. This is a catered event, tickets are $8.

A retirement ceremony will be held at 1 p.m. Aug. 16 at Hanger 1080 Ballroom. For ticket sales or more information, please call 987-2442/5323.

Restrictions on shipping pets during summer

During the summer months heat often exceeds temperature limits for safely moving pets in the baggage compartments of airlines. Many airlines place embargos and restrictions on shipping pets as checked baggage between May 15 and Sept. 15.
This includes those airlines chartered by DoD to move military travelers. However, personnel can still ship their pets during these summer months through commercial animal shippers. For more information, contact the Transportation Office at extension 987-3582.

Did you know?

Not being able to account for equipment items could delay your PCSing or out processing procedures. One-hundred percent accountability is not only the goal here at Little Rock but Air Force wide, remember if your an equipment custodian lost property fails back on you.

If property is lost or misplaced please contact equipment section at 987-6620 or 987-6660 ASAP to start a report of survey so that it will not affect your PCSing or out processing. Hours of operation are 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. and 4 to 5 p.m. for appontments.

Spouses Club will host bingo night Aug. 16

Please join the Little Rock Air Force Base Spouses’ Club for a fun filled evening of “Red, White and Bingo!” on Aug. 16 at the LRAFB Conference Center.

All spouses of Active Duty, Guard, Reserve, Retiree and GS employees are invited and encouraged to attend. Check-in and social begins at 6 p.m. with Bingo starting at 6:30 p.m. Light appetizers and beverages will be provided.

For more information or to RSVP please visit or contact Rachel Kreps at 501-765-0316; RSVP is required by 5 p.m. Monday, Aug. 13. Childcare will not be available for this event.

NAF jobs available

The following non-appropriated-fund jobs are available: Lodging, custodial worker, NA-02, flexible hours; Bowling Center, recreation aid, NF-1, flexible hours and laborer, NA-03, flexible hours; Hangar 1080, food service worker, NA-02 (nights and weekends), flexible hours; Child Development Center, food service worker, NA-02 (days only), regular hours and Human Resource Office, human resources assistant, NF-II, regular hours. For more information call 987-6440.


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